Saturday, January 31, 2009

Quick and easy hot spiced chocolate

Hey there foodies Whats up ? Here in Jersey where I live its so very cold today. I think that a nice soothing mug of hot chocolate is in order on a nite like tonite. I can be so calming, relaxing, and inaddition flavorful so the recipe for tonight is hot spiced chocolate and look for my future post on New Orleans desserts til then foodies

Chocolate Kisses,


3 packets instant hot chocolate mix
¾ tsp ground cinnamon
1 large pinch chili powder
½ cup whole milk
1 ½ cups water


Put hot chocolate mix, ground cinnamon, and chili powder in a heat-safe bowl. Stir to combine. Put milk and water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. When liquid is boiling, pour into the bowl with the dry ingredients. Stir to combine and break up any clumps of spices. Divide between two mugs — and drink up!

Thursday, January 29, 2009

White Chocolate Pound Cake

Good evening foodies how are you? Well tonight we are going to try another white chocolate dessert recipe that i just love love love. It's called a white chocolate pound cake and it is soooooooooooo scrumptious and as usually sooooooooooooooo easy to make. Here is the recipe.

White Chocolate Pound Cake

1 cup evaporated milk
4 (1 ounce) squares white baking chocolate chopped
1 cup butter (NO SUBSTITUTE), softened
1 2/3 cups granulated
5 eggs
2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Grease and flour a 10-inch fluted tube pan.In a heavy
saucepan, combine evaporated milk and chocolate. Cook and stir over low heat until chocolate is melted. Cool to room temperature.In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with chocolate mixture. Beat just until combined. Pour into prepared baking pan. Bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted near the center comes out clean.Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack; cool completely, then ice.Icing:3 (1 ounce) squares white baking chocolate, chopped1/4 cup butter (NO SUBSTITUTE)2 cups confectioners' sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1 to 2 tablespoons milkIn a heavy saucepan, melt chocolate and butter over low heat until blended and smooth, stirring often. Remove from the heat. Stir in the confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract and enough milk to reach desired consistency. Drizzle over cake.Yields 12 servings. Yummy Yummy.

Well foodies,


Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Fabulously Decadent Mint Chocolate Mousse

Hey foodies !!! How are you all this evening? Well I'm back today to post a super fabulously delicious and simple recipe for you all to try out. This dessert is a mint chocolate mouse made with mouth watering delicious white chocolate. So try out this recipe guys and gals and send me your comments and pics on it. I just love hearing from you all . So talk to you soon .

Chocolate Kisses,


8 oz. white chocolate
2 eggs6 yolks
4 oz. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 oz. white creme de menthe
16 oz. cream

Melt chocolate over very low heat. Mix eggs, yolks, sugar, vanilla, bring to warm temperature over double boiler, whisking constantly. Pour into bowl, whip until stiff, add melted chocolate and creme de menthe. Cool. Whip cream until stiff, fold into chocolate mixture. Chill several hours or overnight in one large bowl or 8 to 10 parfait glasses. Serves 8 to 10.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Cookies and Cream Pie

Hiya Foodies !!! I was just having a little chat with my sister over the phone and we were discussing our favorite after dinner desserts. She just adores the Cookies and Cream pie. This no bake pie is rich creamy and requires freezing to make the pie set. It is so delicious that if you have never tried this pie before it will become one of your new favorites.

Chocolate Kisses,


Cookies and Cream Pie


1 baked chocolate pie shell

1-1/2 cups half and half,cold
1 pkg. (3-1/2 oz.) instant vanilla pudding
1 container Cool Whip
1 cup chocolate sandwich cookies, crushed


Pour half and half into large bowl. Add pudding mix. Beat at low speed until well blended, about 1 minute. Let stand 5 minutes. Fold in Cool Whip and crushed cookies. Pour into baked pie shell. Freeze about 6 hours. Remove and let stand 10 minutes before serving. Then enjoy !!!

Monday, January 26, 2009

Easiest Yummiest Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Hey Foodies , I've returned with a recipe for the easiest and yummiest chocolate chip cookies. All you have to do is combine a few simple ingredients and then bake them and there you have some cookies that you didn't take all day to make or mess up your kitchen for.




1 pkg. white or yellow cake mix

1/2 c. cooking oil2 tbsp. water
2 eggs
1 c. (6 oz. pkg.) chocolate pieces
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend cake mix, oil, water and eggs. Stir in chocolate pieces and nuts. Drop from teaspoons onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Top of cookies will look pale. Cool on cookie sheet for about 1 minute, then remove to rack to finish cooling

Atlanta a Peach of a Dessert City

Hey Foodies !!! Since the airing of Atlanta housewives some of my closet friends

and I have aquired a serious infatuation for atlanta. The southern hospitalility

along with its specialty cuisine and desserts have my mouth watering !!! A friend

of mine has just vacationed there a few weeks ago and recommends these

restaurants. Please try them out and let me know what you think guys . Please

send me some pics of your favorite atlanta desserts.

Chocolate Kisses,


Morellis Gourmet Ice Cream & Desserts - -(404) 622-0210

Joli Kobe Bakery & Bistro - - (404) 843-3257

Paolo's Gelato Italiano & Desserts - - (404) 607-0055

Ben & Jerry's Highland - - (404) 874-3144

Edible Creations - - (404) 556-6661

One Hot Cookie Cafe - - (404) 377-9627

K Chocolat Chocolat Therapie™ - - (404) 437-8585

Desserts By Latrell Bakery - - (678) 705-3409

Cold Stone Creamery - - (404) 724-0034

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Chocolate Cream Pie

Hello again foodies !!! In keeping with our theme of chocolate since we are so close to Valentines Day I thought that I would post this recipe that I found a long time ago in a very old cookbook. This chocolate cream pie is very cool and cream and soooo easy to make. So try this onc foodies I am sure that you will like it just as much as me and my family does.

Chocolate Kisses,


3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1/3 cup flour
1 cup sugar
3 egg yolks
1 cup water, divided
2/3 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla
baked pie crust or purchased crumb crust, 9-inch


Mix cocoa and flour in top of a double boiler over hot water and whisk in about half of the 1 cup of water, just enough to make a smooth paste. Blend in the sugar and the beaten egg yolks and add remaining water and milk. Cook over low until the mixture is thick; add butter and vanilla. Pour into baked pie crust. Top with whipped cream or whipped topping, or use the egg whites to make a meringue. Chill thoroughly

Don't you just love chocolate ? These brownies are incredibly sinful and delicious, just like all of the sweet treat recipes I plan to post on this blog. Please feel free to send me your favorite recipes and a photo to match them so everyone can see your culinary prowess. TTFN foodies !!!

Sweet and Sinful Chocolate Brownies

Hey fellow foodies ! I have a wonderfully simple recipe to post today. Since it is nearing Valentines day I decided this recipe will have a chocolate theme. So enjoy everyone and dont forget to telll all of your foodie friends about this blog .

Chocolate Kisses,


PS here is the recipe

Easy Chocolate Brownies Recipe

1 cup all purpose flour
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
Grease an 8-inch square baking pan or line pan with foil that you then grease.
In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt with a whisk and set aside.
In a large bowl, stir together the butter and sugar until well combined.
Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract.
Add the flour mixture and stir until just blended - do not over mix.
Stir in the walnuts if you are using them.
Spread the chocolate brownie batter evenly into the prepared pan.
Bake for 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Cool in the pan on a wire rack.
Cut your chocolate brownies into desired size and shape.
Then enjoy the sweetest most delicious brownies ever!!!