Chocolate Grand Marnier Pot De Crème

Chocolate Grand Marnier Pot De Crème

Pot De Crème’s is on my list of top ten favorite desserts. I posted the following recipe on my first blog almost 8 years ago and I still love it. It seems like Pot De Crème’s have come and gone as far as food trends go. One day they were all over and now you hardly see them and they are really worth the effort when finished off properly.  I can still remember when I made these particular ones in the photo.  They were so good I forgot to take…

Fluffy Chocolate Pancakes

How to make fluffy chocolate pancakes

I must get the desire to have chocolate at breakfast from my daughter.  For her anytime is chocolate time and breakfast is no exceptions.  To my eternal surprise she actually ate these pancakes.  Not bad for a picky four-year-old! Lately, I’ve been trying out different recipes for American Style pancakes.  Not quite the same, but something like our South African Flapjacks. Earlier today while planning tomorrow’s meals I considered making pancakes. ”C” is somewhat of an aficionado which left me hesitant to reproduce her favorite recipe.  Instead, I did a little bit…

Mint Top Deck Chocolate Cake

Mint Top Deck Chocolate Cake

  When it comes to chocolate cake I have three go-to recipes that I always use: a fantastic moist vanilla cake, a recipe for Devil’s Food Cake from a friend’s Texan grandmother and a decadent dark Black Magic Cake from My Baking Addiction. It’s sometimes hard to decide between the three. And this Mint Top Deck Chocolate Cake now makes four! A happy accident as I tweaked a recipe that I had on hand (always take notes when you are experimenting!), this cake ticks all the boxes: It has a…

Milk Chocolate Mousse

How to make milk Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse appears to be the one dessert that most people cannot say no to.  It’s accessible, easy on the palate and just delicious.  This recipe is part of the basic recipe collection.  By following the instructions closely there is not much that can go wrong with it.  It’s easy to change up a little as well.  If you prefer dark chocolate, simply substitute that for milk.  This recipe also works well for entremets.  But more on those later. Print Milk chocolate mousse Course Dessert Cuisine French Keyword chocolate dessert,…