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Chocolate Chip Cookies using Shortening

It is fascinating that just by changing one ingredient in a certain baking recipe, you will get a different outcome.  Last month I made a soft chocolate chip cookies (see the recipe here )  I used butter and the outcome was nice and soft.  Using the same recipe, I made this chocolate chip cookies but …

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Crunchy and Chewy Double Chocolate Chips Cookies

I made mamon a few days before I baked thisdelicious chocolate cookies but there was a minor problem with the mamon, I over did it that theyalmost got toasted (evil laugh / nyahahahaha)  They may lookun-presentably toasted but they tasted delicious. In my disappointment, I decided to make cookies instead of tryingto bake another mamon .I will try the mamon tomorrow, or …

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Moist Chocolate Cupcake w/ Orange Chocolate Ganache

There are times when I am overwhelmed with frustrations and disappointments. There are moments when I want to give up and succumb to hopelessness. There are days when I feel that the everything and everyone connive against me. There are moments when think that life is unfair to me.  At times like these, I always …

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Red Wine Dark Chocolate Truffles

It’s Monday again.  As promised, I am again posting a dessert recipe.  This time, it’s my favorite chocolate truffle.I was just chatting with a friend of mine regarding her love life while at the same time browsing a recipe book in a desperate search for our breakfast fix the following day, when my book on …

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Thick Hot Cocoa Drink and Cutting back on Paper Towel Usage

One day, many weeks back, over breakfast of a store-bought apple-pie and my thick hot cocoa drink, I decided to minimize our usage of tissues and paper towels.  Before,  we use paper towels to wipe anything and almost everything around the house.  We carry packets of tissues and wet-wipes around, inside the car, and in …

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Grand Marnier Almond Belgian Dark ChocolateTruffles

My husband is a “chocolate lover”, literally.  He loves chocolate more than I do. In fact he can down 200g of dark chocolate containing 70-100% cocoa mass in just one sitting. I cannot eat as much as he does and I thought I love chocolates.  I just usually nibble on a chunk of dark chocolate …

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Low Sugar Nutty Dark Chocolate Clusters

I am not sure if I said this in one of my posts but I am saying it anyway, when making chocolate desserts, MAKE USE OF COUVERTURE CHOCOLATES ONLY! Never use those so called bitter sweet or compound chocolates even if they have the same brand name as the couverture chocolates, and expect to produce …

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myFresha-licious Fudgy Black Forest Rum Chocolate Brownies

You think Black Forest are for cakes only?  Think again ๐Ÿ™‚ I had already baked my own version of Black Forest Brownies  and guess what, my husband liked the blended flavor and the after effect of the of the rum and cherries and the deep rich flavor of the chocolate.  The texture is also awesome.  …

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