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Chocolate

  • Blonde Chocolate Macadamia Bark

    This unique Blonde Chocolate Macadamia Bark is a completely new concept in chocolate!  White chocolate is slowly ‘toasted’ in the oven to a rich caramel, and the flavor is amazing.  Add…

  • Chocolate Chip Banana Bread 2

    Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

    Chocolate Chip Banana Bread ~ dark chocolate chips give this classic quick bread a delicious dose of decadence! Pretty soon I’ll be shoving my loaf pans and muffin tins to the…

  • Lazy No Bake # Ingredient Thin Mint Cookies 2

    Lazy No Bake Thin Mint Cookies

    Lazy No Bake Thin Mint Cookies ~ a lazy cook’s dream of a cookie!  These super easy no bake cookies taste every bit as good as the originals, and you can…

  • English Walnut Toffee 1

    English Walnut Toffee

    English Walnut Toffee ~ there’s nothing quite like making your own candy, and this crisp nutty English toffee is one of the best things I’ve ever eaten ~ make it for…

  • Chocolate Espresso Chip Cookies

    Chocolate Espresso Chip Cookies are for serious chocolate and coffee lovers ~ these dark chocolate chip shortbread cookies melt in your mouth!…

  • Chocolate Truffle Cocoa Spoons

    Chocolate Truffle Cocoa Spoons ~ These whimsical chocolate spoons will transform any old cup of cocoa into a festive occasion, and they’re a simple way to bring a little cheer to…

  • Rich Chocolate Vegan Frosting

    I’m not a vegan, but, like most of us, I know people who are, including my sister.  I thought it would be fun to formulate a dairy free frosting in anticipation…

  • Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bites

    Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bites ~ once you start popping these little bite sized cookies it’s practically impossible to stop! It was tough to decide which deserved top billing with…

  • Pumpkin Cake with Nutella Frosting

    Pumpkin Cake with Nutella Frosting ~ an epic fall dessert that pairs two favorite ingredients: pumpkin and Nutella!…

  • Mini Candy Bar White Chocolate Fudge

    I’m sure you’ve seen them.  Those packages of teeny tiny mini candies, right there in the grocery store checkout line.  I’m not talking about the regular minis that we’re used to…

  • Espresso Ganache Tart

    My Espresso Ganache Tart is a rich and decadent tart with a deep flavor and a silky texture.  It’s truffle, meets fudge, meets mousse, with a strong jolt of caffeine thrown…

  • Flourless Nutella Cake

    Flourless Nutella Cake ~ If you’re a Nutella fan this is pretty tempting ~ an amazing 2 ingredient recipe that makes the creamiest, chocolatiest dessert imaginable! The 2 ingredients are Nutella…

  • Bittersweet Hot Fudge Sauce | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Simple Bittersweet Hot Fudge Sauce

    Simple Bittersweet Hot Fudge Sauce is the classic thick gooey chocolatey sauce from your favorite ice cream parlor, made quick and easy at home.…

  • Nutella Magic Shell

    Nutella Magic Shell ~ this rich chocolate hazelnut sauce hardens on contact with anything cold, and turns plain ice cream into a magical dessert for kids of all ages.…

  • Banana Cake with Nutella Buttercream

    Banana Cake with Nutella Buttercream ~ a fabulously moist banana cake made with toasted hazelnuts and topped with a thick layer of chocolatey hazelnut buttercream ~ oooh la la!…

  • one-ingredient chocolate mousse

    Amazing One-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

    This Amazing One Ingredient Chocolate Mousse is not quite El Bulli territory, but it’s close.  Would you believe that pure chocolate and a little water whip up into a dense, unadulterated,…

  • Flourless Chocolate Brownies

    Flourless Chocolate Brownies ~ these decadent gluten free brownies are designed to make the most of the star ingredient ~ chocolate!…

  • Robin’s Egg Truffles

    Robin’s Egg Truffles ~ cute little handmade chocolate truffle candies that look just like robin’s eggs!…

  • DIY Tagalong Girl Scout Cookies

    These DIY Tagalong Girl Scout Cookies are just as delicious as the originals…no green uniform required!…

  • French Press Breakfast Chocolate

    French Press Breakfast Chocolate ~ this easy method makes a thick, rich, frothed hot chocolate just like the Europeans enjoy!…

  • Coffee and Cardamom Truffles

    Easy Coffee and Cardamom Truffles ~ this easy homemade candy is a decadent combination of dark chocolate, cardamom, and coffee, reminiscent of the flavors of Turkish coffee!…

  • Classic Peppermint Bark is so easy to make!

    Peppermint Bark

    Peppermint Bark ~ holidays are all about tradition, and tradition is all about repetition.  That’s a round about way of saying that the holiday season can’t begin until I’ve made a…

  • Better-Than-Fruitcake Bark

    Better-Than-Fruitcake Bark ~ nobody loves fruitcake, but every everybody flips for this chocolate bark loaded with dried fruits and nuts!…

  • Classic Chocolate Truffle candy

    The Classic Chocolate Truffle

    Like a great cup of coffee, or a perfect scrambled egg, everybody needs to know how to make a classic chocolate truffle ~ it’s the easiest, and most decadent, homemade candy…

  • Deep Chocolate Kahlua Bites

    Deep Chocolate Kahlua Bites ~ The word cookie hardly does these little bits of heaven justice.  They’re little mounds of melt in your mouth chocolate shortbread topped with a deep chocolate…

  • slice and bake chocolate walnut shortbread cookies

    Chocolate Walnut Shortbread Cookies (Video)

    Chocolate Walnut Shortbread Cookies ~ if a cookie and a brownie had a baby they might come up with a delicious buttery cookie like this!  Keep a log of this slice…

  • Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies are a healthier whole grain cookie that has more flavor and better texture than regular chocolate chip cookies ~ why bake with plain white flour when you…

  • Zucchini Walnut Brownies

    Zucchini Walnut Brownies are moist and delicious. The zucchini cuts the denseness of these brownies a little bit, gives them a little more mass without extra calories. …

  • BITTERSWEET CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFIN

    Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Muffins

    Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Muffins ~ these easy whole grain muffins make breakfast or after school snacking a whole lot healtheir, and more fun!…

  • Oatmeal Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

    Oatmeal Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars ~ part granola bar, part dessert, these bars have a foot in both worlds! I’m skeptical of no-bake desserts.  Maybe it was all those jello and…

  • How to Make Homemade Magic Shell

    How to Make Homemade Magic Shell ~ this easy sauce will transform any ice cream in your freezer into the most magical dessert ever!…

  • Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

    Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies ~ these buttery slice and bake chocolate shortbread cookies studded with peanut butter chips might just become your new bff! These cookies are a twist…

  • Copycat Pepperidge Farm Brussels Cookies

    These Copy Cat Pepperidge Farm Brussels Cookies  are dead ringers for the originals…they take a bit of effort, but the result is well worth it!…

  • Almond Joy Bars

    Almond Joy Bars ~ These taste just like the candy bar only better.  The thick bittersweet chocolate layer is insanely good and the coconut shortbread crust takes the edge off the…

  • Cocoa Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberries

    Cocoa Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberries ~ these fun chocolatey pancakes topped with strawberries will help get any day off to a festive and delicious start!…

  • Chocolate Granola

    Cocoa Almond Granola

    Cocoa Almond Granola gives your everyday breakfast routine an upgrade — it’s full of all the good stuff like oats and almonds, with a little bit of cocoa to make it…

  • Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread

    Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread ~ it seems to me that while all of us have our favorite flavors, it’s when different tastes combine that they really become the stuff…

  • Easy Microwave Fudge

    Easy Microwave Fudge ~ the super quick route to a creamy chocolatey fudge for people who don’t like to wait for their sweet rewards.…

  • Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake

    This Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake is a coffee cake of epic proportions, rich with sour cream, nuts, and chocolate.  It’s perfect for fall mornings and special occasions.…

  • Espresso Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies

    Espresso Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies ~ this buttery shortbread cookie recipe is made with strong espresso and ground hazelnuts for a refined flavor.  Pair them with after dinner coffee for a special…

  • Coffee Walnut and Hazelnut Cake

    Coffee Walnut and Hazelnut Cake is a simple, richly flavored, nutty cake in the European tradition.  Pair it with a great cup of coffee and the morning paper.…

  • Drinking Chocolate

    The authentic Drinking Chocolate Recipe from the famous L. A. Burdick chocolatier.  It’s thick, rich, decadent, and made without any added sugar.  …

  • Dark Chocolate Walnut Cake

    This Dark Chocolate Walnut Cake has a sophisticated European vibe with ground walnuts and dark chocolate, it’s moist, not too sweet, and super delicious!…

  • Chocolate & Zucchini Cake

    Chocolate and Zucchini Cake comes to us from Clotilde Dusoulier, the pioneering French blogger and cookbook author whose started her site Chocolate & Zucchini back in 2003. Cotilde Dusoulier was one…