Chocolate Chip Walnut Pumpkin Spice Bread

Chocolate Chip Walnut Pumpkin Spice Bread

I made a chocolate chip walnut pumpkin spice bread using up leftover pumpkin from Ryan’s Thanksgiving pumpkin pie. Last year, I made these walnut raisin pumpkin spice muffins, but I wanted to do something new this time around. A can of pureed pumpkin here in Canada is 796 mL, or about 27 oz. Many pumpkin […]

Oma’s German Dessert Waffles

Oma's Dessert Waffles

Our Oma would make these cake-like dessert waffles in her heart-shaped waffle iron. These are great fresh, or dried out and dunked in coffee or tea. Then, our Mama said she used to quickly whip these up when unexpected guests came to call – company could start eating the first batch while the rest baked […]

Chocolate Marble Pound Cake

Chocolate Marble Pound Cake

Chocolate marble pound cake was our mom’s go-to dessert when we kids. Although she’s an excellent cook, she never really liked baking and would always use a box mix for pound cake. Her signature was to create a chocolate marble pound cake by mixing in a bit of cocoa to half of the batter.  When […]

One Bowl Brownies

One Bowl Brownies

Here’s an easy recipe for simple one bowl brownies. Even though there is no melted chocolate in this recipe, the cocoa and the beating of the mixture allows for the one bowl brownies to be squidgy and fudgy. Although these decadent brownies are dense and fudgy as well, they use rather a lot of melted chocolate. […]

Chocolate Meringue Kisses

Chocolate Meringue Kisses

I made these chocolate meringue kisses by using up the egg whites leftover from making Donatello’s Maple Crème Brûlée. They are sweetened and flavoured with a hint of cocoa powder. These ones are hard and crunchy all the way through, but if you wanted these chocolate meringue kisses to have a more marshmallow-y filling, fold […]

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