Tag Archives: chocolate

I love to eat Blondie’s – do you?

I don’t eat chocolate so Brownies are not an option for me. But BLONDIE’S are ! And here is a terrific recipe – the problem is that I love these too much. The recipe makes 9 and I cut them … Continue reading

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Cooking with kids again – this time chocolate coconut baby cupcakes – yum!

Chocolate Coconut Baby Cakes Baby Cakes are cupcakes designed for dessert.  Emphasis is on taste, not design and fancy decorations are not necessary though they should be attractive enough to serve at a dinner party. We first made these from … Continue reading

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Why not have eggnog at other times of year? Its so delicious – try eggnog cupcakes!

To Make the Eggnog Cupcakes: From our affiliate partner THE PREPARED PANTRY from whom I buy all my bread mixes and some of these specialty ones too! Try them – they are amazing! By clicking on any of the links … Continue reading

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Making Chocolate Ganache in the microwave – sounds fancy but if you can use a cake mix, you can make ganache! Cooking with kids – so much fun!

How often do you want to make dessert but don’t have time? With this, you can make incredible desserts and save time. And do it cooking with kids – listening to music – what could be better! If you have … Continue reading

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5 minute Fudge – Cooking with Kids! Add Chopin’s Polonaise in A flat major and you have a great treat!

Cooking with kids along with GREAT classical music. Here the great Horowitz plays Polonaise Op. 53 in A flat major. My cousin John Brittan – an amazing pianist who played in South Africa with the symphony orchestra – used to … Continue reading

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How to Dress …….a CAKE!! Cooking with kids is SUCH fun.

How to Dress a  Cake that’s Easier and Quicker than Frosting – and put on some music to entertain yourself when cooking with kids or grandkids. Try Silly Kwela! It’s not necessary to  frost a cake.  It’s quicker and easier to  … Continue reading

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Making Ice Cream Sandwiches – at home! Cooking with Kids on the day AFTER The Fourth!

How to Make Ice Cream Sandwiches Three Ways You can make ice cream sandwiches three ways. Any way you choose, you can make far better ice cream  sandwiches than you can get at the store down the street.  And you … Continue reading

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Tasty Thursdays – A Mexican Crumb Coffee Cake – Yum!

A Mexican crumb cake or coffeecake is swirled with cinnamon and  chocolate.  With the right cinnamon and  chocolate combination and a good, fairly dense cake, it can be luscious. Remember to put on your favorite music when you  bake – … Continue reading

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Tasty Thursdays – Making 1000 Desserts Cooking with Kids!

How  to Make 1000 Desserts with the Ingredients You Have in Your Kitchen Right Now Yes, I know you’re busy.  Some days you need an easy dessert you can  put together that looks good and tastes great—without going to the … Continue reading

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Tasty Thursdays – Cooking with Kids – EASY Banana pie!

How to Make the World’s Easiest Banana Pie (and other) Desserts Make Banana, Strawberry, and Cherry Individual Desserts in Minutes On a busy afternoon, the kids bring their friends by and want desserts.  What can you give them that’s quick … Continue reading

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