Posts Tagged ‘chocolate cupcake’

Hamantaschen Challah and Chocolate French Toast Casserole

March 28, 2011

I am a bit late posting this. The Shabbos before Purim I made Hamantaschen Challah: egg rich, vanilla scented dough surrounding a dark chocolate filling.

Slices show an oval of chocolate bread floating in the center of the challah.

I used leftovers to make decadently rich baked French toast (a kind of bread pudding, topped with a toffee sauce and milk chocolate chips).

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Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes

August 10, 2010

The ultimate chocolate cupcake? Well, that is what Cook’s Illustrated AND Joan Hamburg say–so who am I to disagree (Al Dente Blog has the recipe, too)?

Really . . . these chocolate cupcakes are a cut above. The recipe takes chocolate cupcake batter and adds a spoonful of ganache to the center. Each cupcake has a blob of extra-rich chocolate-ness baked right in. And on top . . . an Italian meringue buttercream frosting that is as smooth as silk.

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