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mocha almond fudge ice cream

February 5, 2015

A wise person (hi Mom!) once said that ice cream is to be consumed year round, and I’m inclined to agree. I understand that ice cream might be a strange concept when there’s snow on the ground for some of you, but if you’ve never ...

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espresso toblerone tartlets

January 15, 2015

You can never go wrong with chocolate and espresso; the duo is designed for one another and translates especially well to dessert. These espresso Toblerone tartlets feature just enough espresso for a pick-me-up and the mini size will satisfy a chocolate craving without undoing your ...

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mocha almond fudge

December 8, 2014

I don’t make much candy throughout the year, but come December, I find myself ready for any and all confections. First up is this impossibly smooth and rich mocha almond fudge, a chocolate lover’s dream! The deep mocha flavor is punctuated by crunchy roasted almonds, ...

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espresso bark

December 19, 2013

Espresso bark is essential for the coffee addict in your life. Two layers of chocolate sandwich a layer of chocolate wafers; chocolate covered espresso beans give each piece a caffeine kick (I used a package of multi-color espresso beans, but any will work). Incredibly rich ...

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chocolate-espresso & caramel sandwich cookies

August 5, 2013

It’s official – I’ve developed a slight obsession with sandwich cookies. They’re completely versatile when it comes to flavors and fillings, and so fun to assemble (your kitchen may end up a little sticky in the process, but in this case, I’m willing to make ...

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chocolate-espresso ice cream pie

July 1, 2013

What’s a baker to do when temperatures read triple digits for days on end? I can think of no better time to turn to a bakeless treat. Let your freezer do the work for this chocolate-espresso ice cream pie while you stay cool by the ...

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espresso brownies

September 17, 2012

I don’t use the expression “best-ever” often. It’s a weighty pronouncement to make, especially when it comes to brownies. I will say this: if you like fudgy brownies and have a weakness for espresso-flavored desserts, then these are the best-ever espresso brownies. Are you headed ...

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chocolate-espresso ice cream sandwiches

May 24, 2012

Memorial Day weekend is thisclose and can only mean one thing: three full days of grilling, relaxation, and fun in the sun. I’m looking forward to some serious lounge time by the pool! When I want to cool off and juicy slices of watermelon no ...