Jun 11 2011

frangelico affogato

Ice cream “drowned” in espresso and Frangelico liqueur.

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May 23 2011

nutella pizza

Everyone who tastes my chocolaty dessert pie – falls in love. Be creative and add your own favorite flavors combinations. Here are a few ingredients that work well with chocolate: almonds, bananas, caramel, cinnamon, ginger, fresh mint, and raspberries.
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Mar 6 2011

espresso chocolate cake w/orange whipping cream

Crock Pot Chocolate Cake

1/4 cup espresso (or you can use regular coffee instead)
1 box of Devils Food Chocolate Cake mix
3.8 oz. package of devils food instant chocolate pudding mix
1 cup chocolate chips
8 oz sour cream
3 eggs
3/4 cup oil
3/4 cup water

Mix all ingredients together. Pour into a lightly greased crock pot and cook on high for 3 hours.

Orange Whipping Cream

1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 Tablespoon sour cream
1 Tablespoon orange oil
1 Tablespoon powdered sugar

Beat the whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Add sour cream, orange oil and powdered sugar and mix until combined.

Serve orange whipping cream on top of warm cake.

Mar 4 2011

prickly pear crisp

1 cup of flour
2-inch piece of fresh ginger
3/4 cup of brown sugar
6 Tablespoons of butter
1 cup of pecans, chopped
6 Bosc pears

Add flour, ginger, and brown sugar into a food processor and pulse until ginger is finely chopped. Add the butter and pulse to incorporate. Finally add the pecans and combine until fully incorporated.

Use a mandolin to cut the pears into paper thin slices. Arrange the pear slices evenly into a buttered glass pie pan (slightly overlapping). Add the pecan mixture on top of the pears.

Bake at 400 for about 30 minutes. Serve warm.