chocolate bourbon donuts

Chocolate Bourbon Donuts

These delicious, light, cakey, baked chocolate Bourbon donuts are wonderfully moist thanks to a hazelnutty Nutella batter. The glaze is a wonderful espresso chocolate bourbon ganache made with heavy cream, butter, chocolate, vanilla extract, espresso powder and, of course, Bourbon....
coffee borgia mousse

Coffee Borgia Mousse

This delicious chocolate orange mousse is modeled after the coffee Borgia and made with dark chocolate, espresso powder and orange zest. This dessert was inspired by one of my favorite espresso drinks, the coffee Borgia. A Borgia is like a mocha (espresso,...
coffee liqueur cream puffs

Coffee Liqueur Cream Puffs

Say hello to a wonderfully easy recipe for delicious baked choux pastry cream puffs filled with a coffee liqueur cream and drizzled with a coffee liqueur glaze. Netflix suggested the other day that I watch The Great British Bake Off....
rum-spiced pecan chocolate bark

Rum-Spiced Pecan Chocolate Bark

I’ve got a spinoff recipe from my recent rum-spiced pecan butter and chocolate cookies today and it’s beautifully easy. You start by making a batch of rum-spiced pecans by cooking the chopped nuts in a rum/sugar/butter/cinnamon/cardamom mix and then let...
vanilla bean cookies

Vanilla Bean Cookies

These delicious, easy-to-make vanilla bean cookies are flavored with vanilla bean seeds inside and out. I have often wondered who came up with the idea to associate vanilla with plain. That’s a really puzzling concept because there is nothing plain...
mini chocolate bites

Mini Chocolate Bites

Do you like the combination of whipped cream and chocolate cake? If so, you’ll love these little chocolate bites. They are mini chocolate cupcakes topped with a very light and fluffy whipped cream chocolate mousse. The topping is actually a spinoff from this white chocolate mousse. I...