Stacked Bundt Birthday Cake

Isn’t that cute? My first stacked bundt cake. The hubs got me a set of stacking bundt cake pans and I’ve been waiting for the chance to use them so when my friend Kent called asking if I’d make a cake for his wife, who is also my friend, I knew the time had come. … Continue reading

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

I hosted Bunco at my house this past week and decided some Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes would be great for the treat. And you know what? I was right! They were yummy! And here’s a look at one of the shortcakes since they are the star of the show. Delicious even without the berries and cream. … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Loaf

More chocolate gloriousness for Bunco prizes. The only bad part is I didn’t get to eat any of it. 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons butter, softened or 4 1/2 tablespoons of oil 2/3 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 … Continue reading

Double Chocolate Loaf

I hosted Bunco at my house last night and I made this to go along with one of the prizes. I’m not gonna lie, I wanted to keep it all for me!! 3/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 3/4 teaspoon baking … Continue reading

Chocolate Easter Bunny Nest Treats

Made some Easter treats for the neighbors. Came out pretty cute I think! I found this fun little Celebrate It Easter Nest mold at Michaels (see below) and decided to get creative. I made some chocolate cake batter (from a box), spooned the batter into the molds and baked as directed. It made 24 nests. … Continue reading

The Perfect Bar Cookie Base

I found it! The perfect bar cookie base. You can do anything with this recipe. The ones pictured have Oreos, mini M&M’s, chocolate chips, and toffee bits in them and they were divine. BAR COOKIE BASE 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 3 cups … Continue reading

Sourdough Chocolate Bundt Cake

I can’t tell you how this tasted because I gave it away but it sure looks good, doesn’t it? Who doesn’t want a chocolate cake topped with chocolate ganache and toffee bits? 1 cup oil 1 1/2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 cup sourdough starter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking … Continue reading

Double Chocolate and Toffee Muffins

Oh how I love a good muffin! And these fit the bill. 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup toffee bits 1 cup milk 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/3 cup vegetable oil chocolate chips, toffee bits, and/or … Continue reading

Chocolate Rolo Thumbprint Cookies

Did I happen to mention the excess of Rolos we had after Christmas? This was another attempt to use up more Rolos and also give them out as porch treats (see what that is here) and they were quite tasty (even though I only got one!). 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar … Continue reading