World Chocolate Day

Triple Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake from ascrumptiouslife.com

How did I, an admitted chocoholic,  almost miss it … Happy World Chocolate Day !!   Here are three of my favorite Chocolate Recipes.    If you don’t  have time to cook today – at least grab some Dark Chocolate and celebrate… CHEERS!   Triple Chocolate Buttermilk Bundt Cake               […]

Triple-Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake

Triple Chocolate Buttermilk Pound Cake from ascrumptiouslife.com

I read lots of magazines, and am often seduced by the cover recipe photo.  This month’s Southern Living pictured a chocolate cake that looked ‘slap your mama’ good.  TRIPLE CHOCOLATE BUTTERMILK POUND CAKE.  Need I say more?!  It shot right to the top of my “must try this” list.             […]

Nutella Hot Chocolate

Nutella Hot Chocolate from ascrumptiouslife.com

Ahhhhh, I love the holidays, but I also like when they’re over.  Not that I’m a Grinch, but I love having things back to normal. All the decorations are put away (in fact I bought some daisies, one of my favorite flowers, to freshen up the place).                   There’s […]

Chocolate Krinkle Cookies

Chocolate Krinkle Cookies from ascrumptiouslife.com

I participate in two cookie swaps each year- the Food Blogger Cookie Swap and my own. This year I decided to make Chocolate Krinkle cookies for the food blogger cookie swap, but I couldn’t find my former sister-in-law’s recipe. UGH!!  So, I had to create another recipe for that swap and I’ll share it with you next week. […]

Brazilian Dessert – Brigadeiro

Brazilian Dessert Brigadeiro from ascrumptiouslife.com

Today’s the last of three posts featuring Brazilian dishes – perfect for serving at a World Cup viewing party.  I’ve already shared Ciapirinha, Brazil’s favorite Cocktail and Brazilian Shrimp Stew.  Today it’s time for dessert.  Easy, rich, chocolatey, Brigadeiro has three ingredients – sweetened condensed milk, butter and cocoa.  You simply heat them together until […]

Buckeye Milkshake

Buckeye Milkshake

Well, I haven’t been able to get Jeni’s Buckeye State ice cream out of my mind, so I decided to try to duplicate it in a milkshake. Here’s my version of a peanut butter milkshake with grated bittersweet chocolate and… wait for it… a dash of salt. Yum!!

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