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Chocolate Heart Cake with Ganache

Chocolate Heart Cake with Ganache

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! It sure is a cold one here in the Northeast! All the better for snuggling, I suppose. ūüôā Today I bring you a heart-shaped chocolate cake¬†topped with thick fudgy ganache and raspberries. Pinterest takes all the credit here. This cake is […]

Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Filling

I am crazy about these chocolate cake and chocolate frosting recipes!¬† As you can see I have used¬†them here and here and here.¬† The cake is so rich and moist!¬† The frosting is fluffy and sweet, but not too sweet.¬† These recipes have been very […]

Fresh Fruit Tart–And fun with tarts!

Tarts are one of the most beautiful and versatile desserts.¬† There are so many options when it comes to¬†making a tart¬†and the end result (a lovely classic that transports well) is worth the effort.¬† In most cases¬†tarts are comprised of three (and a half) components.¬† […]


The very generous folks from POM Wonderful sent me several bottles of POM Wonderful 100% pomegranate juice.¬† They¬†also sent a very informative fact sheet containing¬†some interesting information¬†about pomegranate juice and the health benefits of¬†drinking it.¬† Here are a¬†couple of points that I found particularly interesting: […]

Raspberry Chocolate Tart with Biscotti Crust

This tart is rich, creamy, and delicious!¬† The biscotti is a nice surprise and it adds some dimension to the dessert.¬† The filling is so creamy!¬† And making it is shockingly straightforward.¬† The only thing I would do differently is I would be more careful […]