Tag: chocolate

Italian Spumoni Cake
Cakes

Italian Spumoni Cake

Delicious flavors of the ever popular Italian ice-cream better known as simply Spumoni, is revisited in a three layered spectacular Italian Spumoni Cake that is sure to impress. Crumbly cake layers of strawberry, chocolate and pistachio are stacked together while separated by strawberry preserves and pistachio cream. Frosted with a […]

Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart
Dessert, Tart

Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart

A simple yet elegant Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart made with a crumbly pastry crust, a silky smooth filling of ricotta and mascarpone cheeses. The zest of tangerines with its juices adds a lovely citrusy scent…and of course some grated semi-sweet chocolate simply because chocolate does indeed make everything better. Growing […]

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes
Cupcake, Vegan

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

These Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes are amazingly moist, fluffy and ever so light in taste! And, simply because one can never have too much chocolate I’ve topped them with a dollop of dark chocolate glaze. Every once in awhile my daughter brainstorms and decides to go on a 30 day vegan […]

Baci di Dama
Italian Cookies

Baci di Dama

Baci di Dama or rather Lady’s Kisses are melt-in-your-mouth hazelnut cookies which are nestled together with a dollop of dark silky chocolate. These light and delicate hazelnut morsels are one of Italy’s famous cookies and were made popular by the pastry shops of Tortona in the province of Alessandria which is […]

Chocolate Pine Nut Biscotti
Biscotti

Chocolate Pine Nut Biscotti

Tender, elegant and sophisticated Chocolate Pine Nut Biscotti, studded with semi-sweet chocolate chunks and pine nuts and a generous sprinkle of turbinado sugar for some extra love. If you have been following along for a while then you probably know by now how much I adore biscotti! There simply is no […]

Chocolate Zucchini Doughnuts
Cakes, Doughnuts

Chocolate Zucchini Doughnuts

  I have shared a couple of doughnut recipes here on the blog before and both of the deep fried variety. Such as these Zeppole, Ricotta Doughnuts and more recently my Castagnole Fritte. However, my chocolate zucchini doughnuts featured today are of a completely different variety. They are baked not fried and with the addition […]