chocolate Recipes

Glissade Chocolate Pudding recipe
Glissade Chocolate Pudding

A chocolate pudding that is hard to beat. From this day forward, if you come to my house for dinner, and I decide chocolate pudding might be a nice finish to the meal, this is the recipe I'll be using.

Chocolate Bundt Cake recipe
Chocolate Bundt Cake

I took slices of this chocolate bundt cake on a road trip to Portland this week. Slathered with chocolate buttermilk icing, it's a great travel treat made with a blend of whole wheat and all-purpose flours, lots of yogurt, and the darkest brown sugar I can get my hands on.

Lemony Olive Oil Banana Bread recipe
Lemony Olive Oil Banana Bread

Certain adventures call for the perfect banana bread, and this was one of them. A moist, ridiculously good banana bread recipe. A banana bread that is chocolate studded, lemon kissed, and made with whole wheat flour (and olive oil) - from Melissa Clark's new book.

No Bake Chocolate Cake recipe
No Bake Chocolate Cake

A no bake chocolate cake I make when I'm feeling particularly lazy and need a crowd-pleaser of a dessert. Good-quality dark chocolate, cream, and whatever you like to infuse the cream - you're set.

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookies recipe
Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookies

Made using 100% whole wheat flour and hand-chopped chocolate chips, this is a skillet-baked twist on Kim Boyce's celebrated Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe
Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

I'm posting this recipe not because these are the best oatmeal chocolate chip cookies ever of all time. They're good, but...I'm posting the recipe, because they make amazing ice cream sandwich cookies. And it's prime ice cream sandwich season.

Chocolate Loaf Cake recipe
Chocolate Loaf Cake

Certainly not the most attractive cake I've ever baked - but right in so many other ways. Deep chocolate flavor, barely set center, indiscernible crumb, thin Muscovado crust...if you can get over how it looks, you'll love it.

Rosemary Olive Oil Cake recipe
Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

A cake I made for the Kim Boyce potluck at 18 Reasons - Incredibly moist, golden-crumbed, flecked with rosemary, and dotted with big and small chocolate chunks, I'd make this again in a heartbeat.

Quinoa Cloud Cookies recipe
Quinoa Cloud Cookies

Cookies made from toasted quinoa and wheat flours, flecked with chocolate shavings, rolled and stamped into cloud shapes.

Chocolate Cherry Brownies recipe
Chocolate Cherry Brownies

Dense, gooey chocolate brownies packed with boozy, port-soaked dried cherries. Made with Muscovado sugar, chocolate chunks, and crème fraiche.

Chocolate Puddle Cookies recipe
Chocolate Puddle Cookies

I came across a cookie when I visited Portland, it was a crackle-edged puddle of chocolate with a texture that made me think of the collision between a soft meringue and a fudgy brownie.

Bittersweet Chocolate Tart recipe
Bittersweet Chocolate Tart

The little black dress of my tart repertoire - bittersweet chocolate with a thin brown sugar crust. The filling is a dark chocolate ganache, the consistency of thick frosting, set off by the crispness of the crust, finished with a dusting of cocoa powder, and a pinch of sea salt.

Sparkling Ginger Chip Cookies recipe
Sparkling Ginger Chip Cookies

I made these for Lottie & Doof's 12 DAYS OF COOKIES. They are tiny, bite-sized holiday cookies made with two kinds of ginger and lots of shaved chocolate. The turbinado sugar crust gives them a bit of crunch which is a nice contrast to the ooey-goey chocolate.

Basic Chocolate Cake recipe
Basic Chocolate Cake

This is a rich, decadent, but basic chocolate cake recipe. It is chocolate-packed, moist, and not-too-complicated. Baked and served in one pan slathered with a layer of fresh chocolate whipped cream frosting.

Itsy Bitsy Chocolate Chip Cookies recipe
Itsy Bitsy Chocolate Chip Cookies

The perfect bite-sized chocolate chip cookie. Tiny, thin, golden, crisp, a bit nutty with plenty of shaved chocolate.

Fantasy-ish Fudge recipe
Fantasy-ish Fudge

My take on the classic fantasy fudge recipe - made with Scharffen Berger chocolate, butter (not margarine) , and organic cane sugar.

Borlotti Bean Mole with Roast Winter Squash recipe
Borlotti Bean Mole with Roast Winter Squash

A rich, hearty vegetarian mole recipe from Denis Cotter's new book. Seasonal beans, squash, and kale are baked in a rich, hearty chocolate and paprika-spiked mole.

Nikki's Healthy Cookies recipe
Nikki's Healthy Cookies

A remarkable healthy cookie recipe - banana-batter, shredded coconut, dark chocolate chunks, and oats. Butter-less, flour-less, egg-less, and potentially sugar-less cookies make great after school or after work treats.

Brown Sugar Sandwich Cookies recipe
Brown Sugar Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate stuffed sandwich cookie recipe made with a poppy-flecked brown sugar dough.

Coco Choco Clusters recipe
Coco Choco Clusters

Toasted coconut, almonds, ground coffee, and good chocolate dropped into little bite-sized chocolate clusters.