11 déc. 14

How to make Chocolate Crinkles?

Chocolate Crinkles are chocolate flavored cookies covered in confectionners' sugar. This recipe is so simple! You will need approximatively 20 minutes to prepare them, 12 minutes to cook. Don't forget to pop the dough into the fridge for 4 hours. These Chocolate Crinkles are a good idea for your kids' snack, or for a party with friends! And for Christmas or New Year's Eve is a perfect dessert :) Ces Crinkles au chocolat sont des biscuits au chocolat couverts de sucre glace. Cette recette est vraiment simple à... [Lire la suite]
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30 juil. 14

Chocolate Mousse

I enjoyed making this dessert with my daughter :) There are a lot of reasons to make this : you love chocolate, you have no time, you have a big family. This is also a good one to do with the kids. This Chocolate Mousse is easy to prepare, you can make it in advance. It's a great dessert, silky and smooth.  Do not serve more than 3  tablespoons by person! Don't let the kids eat too much!  A Taste of Charleston South Carolina Restaurant recipes inspired me for this recipe. This great cookbook... [Lire la suite]
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27 juil. 14

Daring Bakers' July 2014 Challenge : Surprise Cake!

I just came back from South Carolina where I spent a few days. It was a pleasure to eat in the restaurants with an oceanfront dining. I have a good address in Garden City : Conch Cafe... Enjoy just an appetizer or a seafood entree and the view of the Atlantic Ocean. Maybe you will have the chance to see fireworks when dining. I am so glad to come back at home and present you the Daring Bakers' new challenge. This month, Ruth from The Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to make an exciting challenge. She... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 14

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

My daughter is a huge fan of chocolate and cupcake!   Woo hoo! Thanks Sarah for preparing this lovely recipe with me! With the orange flavor, it's really good! These cupcakes are very simple to make and decorate. They are perfect for a party. Makes 1 1/2 dozen Ingredients : for the cupcakes 1 cup (2 sticks) sweet butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 cups cake flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 4 large eggs 1 teaspoon orange extract 1 1/2 tablespoon grated orange zest 1/2 cup (3 1/2 oz)... [Lire la suite]
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15 avr. 14

Brownies

J'adore le Chocolat! Especially Intense Dark Chocolate Bar with 72% cacao! Dark Chocolate has a number of Healthy Benefits, it's full of Antioxidants, good for your heart, good for your brain, it's high in Vitamins and Minerals (Copper, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium).  My daughter loves chocolate too, much more than me! Sunday morning, we decided to make Brownies.  This easy recipe is inspired from "How to Cook Everything" by Mark Bittman. It's a really great Cookbook in... [Lire la suite]
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25 janv. 14

Pretzel Kisses

Whaouh! What a marvelous recipe my daughter made by herself today! She said : Mom, I need to go shopping to buy: squares Pretzels, Kisses and M&M's. What do you want to do? Pretzel Kisses, Mom! I have never eaten Pretzel Kisses before. It melts in the mouth, it's really delicious. It was really fun to make with my 12 year old. She was the chef today in our kitchen! Ingredients : 36 square pretzels 36 milk chocalte kisses 36 M&M's Directions : Preheat oven to 140 degrees F. Place pretzels on a baking... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 13

Daring Bakers'June 2013 Challenge - Life of Pie

Rachel from Pizzarossa was our June 2013 Daring Bakers' challenge host. She challenged us to make a pie, a sweet pie! We had to choose between a Crack pie, a Chocolate and Caramel Tart, a Croastata di marmellata, or a Double crust apple pie. Obviously, I chose Father's day to make my challenge. Chocolate and Caramel Tart was the perfect choice!!! My kids love chocolate and their father loves to make caramel. On June 16th, my whole family was in the kitchen to help me. I love the Daring Bakers' challenge, because it's the only ... [Lire la suite]
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27 nov. 12

Daring Baker's November 2012 Challenge - Cookies -

Our November 2012 Daring Bakers host was Peta from Peta Eats. Perfect challenge to be ready for Christmas holiday. This challenge is so fantastic to prepare with kids. I made for the first time Whoopie Pies. My daughter and me enjoyed making them. We found this recipe in the magazine Taste of Home "Best loved cookies & Candies".Whoopie pie is an american cookie called gob, black moon or black-and-white. Amish women invented the black-and-white dessert.  Amish farmers exclaimed "Whoopie" when they found a whoppie pie in their... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 12

Daring Baker's June 2012 Challenge - Battenberg Cake-

Mandy of What the Fruitcake?! was our June 2012 Daring Baker Hostesse! Mandy challenged us to make Battenberg Cake, a beautiful dessert!  Battenberg cake is a light sponge cake. Traditionally, this cake is covered in marzipan and his color is pink and yellow. It was originaly invented to celebrate the wedding of Queens Victoria's granddaughter, Princess Victoria, to husband Prince Louis de Battenberg. Thanks to Mandy for this fabulous and wonderful cake! I always think about my kids when I'm baking the Daring Bakers' Challenge.... [Lire la suite]
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17 nov. 11

Banana-Chocolate Cake

Two days ago, I bought a lot of bananas, not really expensive that's why I bought a "ton"of bananas.  Anyway, now I have to find a new recipe to eat these bananas.  After couple searches, I found this new recipe on a french culinary blog Les délices d'Hélène, this recipe is extracted from a french cooking book "Les cakes de Sophie" by Sophie Dedumaine. I changed just the proportions of butter and sugar. When I took the cake out of the oven, it smelled so good, it smelled like caramelized bananas. I had to wait to eat a... [Lire la suite]
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