Desserts Category

Chocolate Sauce

Sunday, February 11th, 2007

Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 cup milk 1 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions Combine sugar and cocoa in a small saucepan.  Stir in milk and butter.  Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.  Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.  Remove from heat, stir in chocolate and […]

Chocolate Soufflee

Friday, April 22nd, 2005

Ingredients * 11 ounces unsalted butter, divided * 7 egg yolks and whites, separated * 1 tablespoon flour * 6 tablespoons sugar, divided * 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped * 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice * 1 bunch fresh mint Directions Preheat oven to 375. In a small saucepan, melt 10 ounces of unsalted […]

Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

Sunday, May 1st, 2005

Ingredients * 1 (7 ounce) package of caramels * 1/4 cup evaporated milk * 3/4 cup chopped pecans, divided * 1 Oreo pie dough * 2 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened * 1/2 cup sour cream * 1 1/4 cup milk * 1 (4 ounce) package chocolate instant pudding mix * 1/2 cup fudge […]

Cinnamon Peach Cobbler

Thursday, March 10th, 2005

Ingredients 1/4 cup flour 1 cup sugar 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, divided 6 cups peaches, peeled and sliced (about 3 3/4 pounds) 2 tablespoons sugar 1 package refrigerated pie dough or pate brisee 1 egg white, beaten Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Combine flour, 1 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl. Place […]

Coleman’s Favorite Chocolate Pie

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon cocoa 1/3 cup warm water 1 ounce semi or bitter sweet chocolate 2 cups half and half, divided 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla Directions Whisk together sugar, cocoa and warm water.  Stirring constantly, bring to a boil at medium low/low.  Stir in chocolate and 1 […]

Cookie Cutter Sugar Cookies

Thursday, March 10th, 2005

Ingredients * 3/4 cup shortening or butter * 1 cup sugar * 2 eggs * 1 teaspoon vanilla * 2 1/2 cups flour * 1 teaspoon baking powder * 1 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat over to 400°. Cream together butter (or shortening) and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add eggs and vanilla and mix […]

Creme Brulee

Monday, March 7th, 2005

Ingredients * 2 1/4 cups heavy cream * 5 tablespoons sugar * 6 egg yolks * 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions Preheat oven to 300?. In a small sauce pan, boil 2 cups water. In another small sauce pan over medium heat, warm cream and sugar. Stir occaisionally until bubbles start to form at the […]

Dark Chocolate Mousse

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Ingredients 8 ounces Ghiradelli 60% cocoa bittersweet chocolate, chopped fine 2 tablespoons Hersheys cocoa powder 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder 5 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon brandy 2 large eggs, separated 1 tablespoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon table salt 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons heavy cream, chilled Directions Combine chocolate, cocoa powder, espresso powder, water, and brandy […]

Drunken Berry Dessert

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

 Ingredients 2 tablespooons sugar 2 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur, such as Grand Marnier 1 pound strawberries, hulled and halved or quartered if large 1 cup raspberries (4 ounces) 1 cup blackberries (4 ounces) 1 cup blueberries (5 ounces) 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, torn Directions  In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar and liqueur. Gently […]

Easter Chocolate Bird’s Nests

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006

Ingredients * 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature * 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar * 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling out dough * 1/4 teaspoon salt * 1/2 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder, sifted * 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped * 1 cup heavy cream * 1 teaspoon instant […]