Tag: chocolate

chocolate mousse

chocolate mousse angel dessert

Chocolate mousse angel dessert with only three ingredients! Yes, this is the kind of dessert that can be premade, tucked in your refrigerator, then served when you’re ready! What’s so great about this recipe is that you’re using super shortcuts. In other words, you’re combining some products and reinventing them […]

strawberry chocolate mousse jar

Thanks to Dole Sunshine for partnering with me for this post! I am the creator of this recipe and for the description and information that follows. For a full disclosure, click here! If you want something that’s just fabulous that requires little or no effort, then here you go! Strawberry chocolate mousse jar! […]

molten lava brownie coconut marshmallow sm’ores

molten lava brownie s’mores

Sometimes you want something utterly chocolatee. Bizarrely decadent. Insanely gooey, chewy, crunchy. Something that makes you happy. Something that once you have it, you’ve satisfied that urge. That desire. That need. In the case of desserts and sweets, well, the molten lava brownie s’mores is your answer to all these […]

banana coconut waffle s’mores

banana coconut waffle s’mores

Here is the ultimate chocolate banana waffle s’mores dessert that’s so stinkin’ simple and easy to do that you’ll wonder why in the world you haven’t done this before. Well, it’s because you didn’t have the idea and recipe. And, now you do! This dessert is perfect for any occasion, […]

chocolate banana cheesecake bites

chocolate banana cheesecake bites

While I’m not a baker, I can make a mean cheesecake. Well, my version of a rather rustic ‘organic’ farm table like cheesecake. Certainly not the refined French cheesecake version. You know, total perfection. Absolute velvet creaminess, not one lump or air bubble. Regardless of the ‘rogue’ nature of this […]

strawberry chocolate beignet

strawberry chocolate beignets

Thanks to Dole Sunshine for partnering with me for this post! All the opinions and creativity are solely my own. For a full disclosure, click here! Recipes that are quick, easy, fun and super tasty with just a few ingredients always appeal to everyone. Doesn’t matter whether you’re a Millennial or […]

almond joy cake

almond joy cake

Did you have a favorite candy bar as a kid? Lots of people have food favorites from childhood. Food is such a powerful memory maker. Seems those flavors, textures, visuals and tastes simply sear indelible memories in our brains. And, this ‘almond joy cake’ brings back great memories! Almond Joy […]

Sweet Treat Coffee Chocolate Chewy Crispers

coffee chocolate crispers

Check the tower of coffee chocolate crispers in the first photo.  Now, check the cookies in the second picture.  This arrangement was not intentional.  As I added more cookies to the tower, it toppled.  Now, what’s significant about this is that not one cookie cracked, crumbled and broke! Chewy crispers~~you […]

papa bear’s chocolate chip cookies

papa bear’s chocolate chip cookies

These papa bear’s chocolate chip cookies are too chocolateee says Mama Bear. These cookies are too big says Baby Bear. These chocolate chip cookies are jusssssst right says Papa Bear. ‘I like all the different chocolate pieces, and those peanuts give me the crunchy and salty that I love!’. Yes, […]

bailey's chocolate espresso tart

bailey’s chocolate espresso tart

This bailey’s chocolate espresso tart was not only fabulous and easy, but when I shared it on Instagram, the iconic chocolate company Ghirardelli reshared it. Of course, I tagged them in my post and obviously they were enchanted enough to share with their chocolate loving followers! This tart is rich […]

turkish strawberry chocolate cupcakes

turkish strawberry chocolate cupcakes

Hints of espresso, deep rich chocolate, subtle molasses, the sweetness of a bite of strawberry and the allure of the wonderful spice cardamom, these cupcakes are moist and don’t err on the side of being really sweet. For me, biting into them is like a journey half way around the […]

banana dipper pancakes

banana dipper pancakes

Banana pancakes are ‘good’. But, let’s make them grrrreat! Somehow you’ll be wondering if these banana dipper pancakes are for breakfast, dessert or could they be a sandwich. Well, they can be all! If you go for the dessert, then I’d say a big scoop of ice cream will round […]

chocolate cinnamon iced coffee

chocolate cinnamon iced coffee

Some leftover coffee from the morning’s pot can become an afternoon chocolate cinnamon iced coffee with just a tad bit of creativity! Or this can be an after dinner drink that’s really like your dessert~you decide. Inspiration for this came because Ben and I had just done a 20 mile […]

s'mores coconut pancakes

s’mores coconut pancakes

Besides my Ben, you know who I LOVE cooking for most in my world? My grandkids!  Yep, all six of them and soon to be seven! The grown up grands have developed some pretty darn sophisticated palates because they’ve been ‘adventurous’ in their tasting and eating since they were knee […]

coconut crème anglaise

coconut crème anglaise

Crème anglaise is a French word for English cream. And, with the addition of coconut, which I love, and which you can omit if you don’t care for it, you have this fabulous dessert that’s just so very light and velvety smooth. I highly recommend you spring for a vanilla […]

real chocolate lover's cake

real chocolate lover’s cake

This recipe is from my good friend, Mary Marshall, a SC gal who has a huge following in social media and a fabulous blog, All Things Food~Cooking with Mary and Friends~Mary’s all about farm to table and spends so much of her time connecting with local farmers and producers in South […]

ol’ saint nick cookies

Nothing is better than the scents of cookies baking, and in the boho home during the holidays that’s a definite indication of great things about to happen! These are hippie chic twists on cookie faves. Santa, Kris Kringle, Ol’ St. Nicholas, whatever you call him, and his elves work hard […]

jingle bell yummies

jingle bell yummies

Looking for some new recipes to cozy ’round with family and friends during the holidays~~well, here you go~~these most fave boholicious recipes of mine are ‘wrapped’ in holiday glimmer and glamour, sooooooooooooooooo click on the picture and see what you’ll unwrap! Here’s to grooviness in your life and on your […]

cream cheese chocolate bites with roasted coconut

cream cheese chocolate bites with roasted coconut

Being the frugal gal I am, I hate to throw out anything unless it absolutely has to be tossed!  Sometimes things get a little wrinkled, like fruit, or dried out, like bread, and you can re-invent them into something else, and no one has even a clue~~that’s what I love […]

~the charleston chewee booze bars~

the charleston chewee booze bars

Do you what a ‘charleston chew’ is?  Well, it’s a candy bar invented in about 1922 when ‘The Charleston’~~as in the dance~~was popular!The company was purchased in 1957 by Nathan Sloane and later sold to Nabisco in 1980.  Pop culture even knows this candy bar as it’s mentioned by Bart in The Simpsons episode “Lisa […]

heavenly chocolate cookies

This recipe was ‘boho’d’ from the original recipe from ‘My Crowded Kitchen‘ one of my favorite foodies in the universe!  When I saw the this incredible stack of chocolate love cookies that It’s Yummilicious had shared, I went right to her page then on to the blog  to see what […]

Amalfi Coast Raspberry Mascarpone Desserts

Amalfi Coast Raspberry Mascarpone Desserts

If you’ve never visited ‘Coffee on the Porch-Camden, Maine‘ then you don’t have to go any further than Facebook!  Here you’ll find a down-home entrepreneur, Dan, who started his business with a passion for a really good cuppah coffee.  Now, if you’re a java lover and somewhat of a coffee […]

boston cream whiskey banana pie

This cake has a history and a story behind it…well, actually three stories.  First of all, as a littl’ girl growing up in West Virginia, I lived in the hollers.  On usually one Saturday a month, Dad and Mom would take us kids to the ‘big city,’ the county seat, to ‘shop’ at […]

~chocolate banana buttermilk bread~

chocolate banana buttermilk bread

I call this houdini batter~~the better batter than can become just about anything you want it to be.  Need brownies?  Well, then put this batter in a square or rectangular baking pan.  Need a bundt cake?  Pull out the bundt pan and bake it. In the mood for muffins?  How […]

~chocolate bundt brownie cake~

chocolate bundt brownie cake

What’s the best thing to make teenagers and little ones happy when they’re staying with you? Chocolate! And, nothing better than a chocolate bundt brownie cake. So, my sweet 16 and 17 y/o niece and nephew who live in Germany have come to visit and my 3 y/o grandson, so […]

coconut cake

coconut cake

This is a not-too-sweet moist coconut cake that gets so much of its flavoring from the healthy coconut oil~~throw in a little shredded sweet coconut, and you have a cake that’s versatile and big much tasty! I drizzled mine with chocolate ganache, so this cake was like one of my […]

Sumatra Chocolate Coconut Cream Filled Sandwich Cookie

Spicy Hot Sumatran Tiger Chocomallow Locos

Originally created as an entry into the 2013 Scharffen Chocolate Contests. This cookie sammich had to have a special name.  And, because of that I went to the most creative and zany foodie friends  I know and asked for suggestions…I mean this is not just your ordinary cookie sandwich, right? […]

~chocolate cowboy flop cake~

chocolate cowboy flop cake

You may be wondering why I called this a ‘flop’ cake. Well, it’s because when I cook I’m usually doing two or three recipes simultaneously~~my nature is to multi-task, and that’s what happens in the kitchen!  From photographing, writing down recipes as I’m creating, washing pots, skillets, dishes to having […]

~ biscoff chocolate crumbly sticks & bites~

~ biscoff chocolate crumbly sticks & bites~

You live and learn. That’s so true when cooking. So, in this easy quick recipe, I learned that to make the slicing of the sticks and bites easier I should have lined my baking dish with parchment paper. Alas, I didn’t~~cutting them in the pan was a pain and getting […]

boston sour cream cake

boston sour cream cake

Baby cakes. Yep, that’s what these sweet delectable boston sour cream cakes are!  Make one for yourself and one to give away!  It’s a Boston Cream Pie on steroids with three layers of tender cake, luscious layers of homemade brandy cream between the layers and then on top, a thick […]

~chocolate joy bars~

chocolate joy bars

Here’s the ditz on this recipe~~ it flopped, I was making cookies, but they all oozed and blobbed together when baked, and they were really ‘ugly ducklings’, BUT they were famously awesomely boholiciously wonderful tasting!  As I peered into the oven when they were baking, I knew these were no […]

~chocolate almond joy spoon cookies~

~chocolate almond joy spoon cookies~

Here’s the ditz on this recipe~~ it flopped, the cookies all oozed and blobbed together when baked, and they’re really ‘ugly ducklings’, BUT they’re famously awesomely boholiciously wonderful tasting!  As I peered into the oven when they were baking, I knew these were no longer ‘cookies’ because they didn’t hold […]

Cayenne Spiced Oatmeal Chocolate Cakies

Cayenne Spiced Oatmeal Chocolate Cakies

What happens when you fix a huge pot of oatmeal, everyone eats, and there’s still a bunch left over?  No way could I throw it out.  I thought about an oatmeal pudding~~but, that sounded kinda hokey to me, and I didn’t think it’s be appealing to teenagers.  Then I thought […]

Preacher Cookies

Preacher Cookies

I remember growing up as a little girl in Southern West Virginia and on good weather Saturday mornings after we cleaned our postage stamp size house, my two sisters and I would head to up the street to Cathy’s house to help her with her chores, so she could get […]

cocoa espresso babovka

Traditional Bábovka is kind of alike a coffee cake, rich with eggs and chopped blanched almonds and baked in a round pan with a hole in the center. This feather-light delicacy is served with hot coffee for the Easter Sunday feast in Czechoslovakia.  I have a wonderful friend, Natasa, who has […]

Bourbon Chocolate & Pomegranate Cake YummmeeZ

Bourbon Chocolate & Pomegranate Cake YummmeeZ

Seasonal fruits and vegetables are always the best when cooking and when creating new recipes~~since it’s pomegranate season, I’m creating a windstorm of recipes that use this delectable fruit.  In fact, one of my recipes just won the Stiebs Pomegranate Contest~~I thought why not have these littl’ bursts of bubble […]

Greek Yogurt Chocolate Cream of Wheat

Greek Yogurt Chocolate Cream of Wheat

When I get the opportunity to taste test others’ creations, I feel special.  Valor Chocolate has this chocolate thingee figured out~~I mean they’re been in business since 1881~~and, their website chronicles the story of Valor over the decades as well as the process in making this luscious chocolate.  They sent me […]

Willy Wonka Chocolate Graham Cracker Nut Bars

Willy Wonka Chocolate Graham Cracker Nut Bars

There are times in my life when I get these attacks~~as in chocolate attacks~~it’s like my body craves the rich taste of this aphrodisiac taste!  Now I wasn’t in the mood for just smooth creamy chocolate~~I wanted it combined with chewiness, crunch, nuttiness, and, yes, saltiness.  So, the genesis of […]

Chocolate Whipped Crème Filled Tart Cake

Chocolate Whipped Crème Filled Tart Cake

When my boys were growing up, birthdays were always a big deal.  Not like many of today’s kids’ birthdays where complete entourages of clowns, horses, or entertainers are brought in and there’s a location destination.  No, these were birthday parties that were ‘themed’~~the kind where I went to the Dollar […]

Amalfi Coffee Chocolate Raspberry Sauce

Amalfi Coffee Chocolate Raspberry Sauce

If you’ve never visited ‘Coffee on the Porch-Camden, Maine‘ then you don’t have to go any further than Facebook!  Here you’ll find a down-home entrepreneur, Dan, who started his business with a passion for a really good cuppah coffee.  Now, if you’re a java lover and somewhat of a coffee […]

Spicy Chocolate Red Dragon Cookie Sandwich

spicy chocolate red dragon cookie sandwich

This recipe artistry was entered into the 2012 Scharffen Chocolate Contest~~no win, but believe me, GOOD! I just couldn’t make up my mind as to whether I wanted waffle cookie sandwiches or round cake cookie sandwiches~~it’s like seeing two stunning LBDs (little black dresses)~~you buy both~  Well, I made both! […]

Spiced Pumpkin Pecan Oatmeal Bars

Double duty~~that’s what these ‘Spiced Pumpkin Pecan Oatmeal Bars’ are~~ well, really triple or quadruple duty!  They’re not real sweet, so they can handle the cream cheese icing and chocolate ganache.  If you don’t want to do that, then don’t!!  Leave them ‘au naturale’!  You might want to eat them […]

Four-Layer Boston Cream Cake

Four-Layer Boston Cream Cake

Growing up, we’d go to ‘town’ on one or two Saturdays a month…now ‘town’ was about 15 miles from our house.  Mom and Dad would pile us four kids into the old 1954 Ford, and we’d spend the day in town doing grocery shopping and going to our favorite plates […]