Cakes and Cupcakes · chocolate · Desserts

Marble Cake

I’ve never attempted a marble cake before, but it has always looked good to me.  So when I saw a recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction where she actually made like 2 dozen cakes trying to find the very best marble cake recipe ever I was totally sold and had to try it. Verdict: this recipe is… Continue reading Marble Cake

bars · chocolate · cookies · Desserts

Congo Bars

Congo Bars.  Really just a fancy name for a chocolate chop cookie bar.  I tried to find out why they are called Congo Bars instead of blondies, or cookie bars, but alas, I found no definitive answer.  I did find this over on congocookbook.com though: Congo Bars or Congo Squares are a popular dessert in… Continue reading Congo Bars

Cakes and Cupcakes · chocolate · Desserts

Moist Chocolate Cake

I almost titled this recipe “a chocolate cake so good it may actually kill you” but I didn’t want to be over dramatic. But seriously.  All I can say is thank God I didn’t discover this during The Great Cake Binge of 2014. We had friends over for my good friend Leina’s birthday and when I… Continue reading Moist Chocolate Cake

Desserts · pies

Happy Pi Day!

Happy Pi Day, friends, from the person who loves pie more than anybody else in the world! The holiday of my people. Pie loving people.  I suppose it’s for math people too, but I hate math, so really, I’m just using it as an excuse to eat pie. If you click on the “pie” section… Continue reading Happy Pi Day!

bars · brownies · candy · chocolate · Easter

Easter Egg Brownies

I feel like it would be unethical of me to post these brownies without a disclaimer that for every one of these brownies, you’d need to run like 6 miles at a 9.0 pace to burn it off. But.  Brownies. They are the reason I cannot give up sugar.  Ever. And oh, those little mini… Continue reading Easter Egg Brownies

candy · chocolate · cookies

Butterfinger Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I know what you’re thinking, and the answer is yes.  Yes, these cookies are just as dreamy as they sound.  Rich, chewy peanut butter cookies crammed with chunks of chocolate and bits of crushed Butterfinger candy. Good for you? No. Delicious? Yes. Since we’re mostly in the business of delicious over here, I share this… Continue reading Butterfinger Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

bars · brownies · Cakes and Cupcakes

Lunch Lady Brownies

Remember how great the school cafeteria food was when you were a kid?  I remember begging, begging my parents to let me buy lunch.  They were almost always like “No! You aren’t eating that crap!” but every once in a while their resistance would fade and in the face of their pleading 8 year old,… Continue reading Lunch Lady Brownies