Category Archives For: chocolate desserts

Cakes

Whipped cream chocolate cake with mascarpone frosting

This whipped cream chocolate cake with mascarpone frosting is perfect to be cut into both squares and rectangles or other shapes of your choice. It is perfect to be served during a family dinner or during a birthday with many children as it can be divided into portions beforehand and served when needed. The cake […]

Cakes

Strawberries and chocolate cake made in a silicone mold

For a friend’s birthday I was asked to prepare a cake that have lot of chocolate and fruit, so I couldn’t resist and I decided to prepare this chocolate and strawberry cake using a beautiful silicone mold. The bottom is nothing more than a fabulous dark chocolate brownie that’s thick and sooo sweet and chocolaty. […]

Cookies

Eggless chocolate thumbprint cookies

These eggless chocolate thumbprint cookies were recommended to me by a very dear blogger friend, Pagina del Goloso, both for their appearance and for the enormous amount of yumminess. If you are looking for an extra sweet moment these cookies are just perfect for you. They are delicious, soft but slightly crumbly on the edges. […]

Basic recipes

Hot water chocolate cake

It’s been a while since I’ve been asked to post a simple chocolate cake that is perfect both as a base cake and as a dessert or snack and this recipe with hot water in the batter is just like that. This cake is easy, quick to prepare, so delicious and so moist. It is […]

Cakes

Mexican chocolate Tres Leches cake

Mexican Tres Leches chocolate cake is a delicious cake soaked with three types of milk. Tres leches literally means “three milks” and this cake is a chocolate sponge cake soaked in a sweet milk mixture. It’s a deliciously rich and moist cake that always gets compliments every time it’s served. Covered with a delicious layer […]

Pies

Black currant and coconut frangipane tart with panna cotta

This black currant and coconut frangipane tart is a real temptation. In this tart the shortcrust pastry shell is filled with black currant marmalade which adds a fresh and sour note. Over the marmalade I put sweet and delicate coconut frangipane filling. Finally, as decoration, I used my recipe for white chocolate panna cotta. It […]

Pies

Broken heart triple chocolate tart

This decadent triple chocolate tart is perfect for those who need a super sweet moment and an extra hug. Those who know me know that I’m not a big fan of hearts, flowers and smiling dolphins and I tend to orbit towards the world full of wizards, vampires and starships so when I was given […]

Pies

Gianduia chocolate panna cotta tart

I prepared this tart with honey and spices filled with delicious gianduia chocolate panna cotta as a gift for my friends. The tart shell is a version of honey cookie with ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. The spices make this cake fragrant while the addition of dark cocoa powder adds depth of flavor. The filling as […]

Cupcake

Chocolate dolcetti with panna cotta

Absolutely delicious chocolate dolcetti (Italian word for a treat/dessert) covered with a thin layer of dark chocolate with hazelnuts. The topping is soft and velvety milk chocolate panna cotta. Perfect union between the slightly bitter taste of dark chocolate and the sweetness of panna cotta. Instructions milk chocolate panna cotta For this recipe I used […]

Cupcake

Nutella cream cheese frosting cupcakes

For 2019 Nutella Day I decided to prepare these simple chocolate cupcakes with nutella cream cheese frosting. They are easy and quick to prepare but above all they are delicious. The cocoa cake is thick but soft. You can prepare it quickly by combining dry and wet ingredients. The frosting is composed of a few […]