Monthly Archives: February 2018

Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake

I’ve been searching for the perfect chocolate cake since I started baking. I wanted a homemade recipe that reminded me of the cake-mix cakes of my childhood birthdays. While I have a few really delicious recipes, none of them were quite what I was looking for. Then I made this cake. This is quite definitely the chocolate cake of my dreams. It’s moist and has a sturdy texture, and is simply delightful.

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Chocolate Brown Sugar Swirl Bread

 

 The first time I made bread, I loved it so much I made three different yeast-based items within one weekend. While that was a little crazy, I had been avoiding yeast for so long that once I actually tried it and realized it was no where near as scary as it seemed, I couldn’t stop. There is something immensely satisfying about having a successful rise, and then warm, homemade bread? Nothing beats it.

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Madeleines

I’ve had my Madeleine pan for at least 8 years now. We purchased it when I made the cookies for a French project back in high school, and I’m sad to say it hasn’t been used since then. Until now that is. It’s especially sad, because this recipe is so easy and delightful, and I will now be baking them much more often!

 

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Brownies

I’ve come to realize I’m extremely picky about brownies. I’ve made more recipes than I can count, trying to find the perfect one. The perfect mix between fudge-y and cake-y. And friends, this is it. Unlike many brownie recipes, which use melted baking chocolate, this recipe uses cocoa powder, which is key. These are everything you want a brownie to be, and a pan rarely lasts long.

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