Oh, Cee, you are a person after my own heart! Eating a yummy chocolate dessert or savoring a piece of quality chocolate candy, especially, dark and bittersweet are truly one of life’s best decadent pleasures!
Here is a couple of my favorites…
POCKET COFFEE, an Italian-made chocolate is the ultimate candy treat for those of us who enjoy dark chocolate and espresso coffee. You bite into the rich dark chocolate and the liquid espresso gushes out.
CHOCOLATE NUT UPSIDE DOWN CAKE
-rich, dark chocolate fudge cake with a buttery caramel nut topping
Ingredients for caramel topping:
2 Tablespoons Butter
1/4 c light brown sugar
2/3 c light corn syrup
2/3 c heavy cream
1 c pecans, halved
Ingredients for chocolate fudge cake:
1 3/4 c Flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 c butter, softened
1 1/2 c sugar
2 eggs, separated
3 oz (3 squares)unsweetened chocolate,*melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or emulsion
1 c milk
Melt 2 TBSP butter in small saucepan; stir in brown sugar. Heat until bubbly. Stir in corn syrup and cream; heat, stirring constantly, just to boiling. Add nuts. Pour into a well greased 10″ bundt pan. Set aside while preparing cake.
Preheat oven to 350~. Sift flour, baking powder and salt. Mix butter and sugar until well combined. Add egg yolks, melted chocolate and vanilla; mix well. Add flour mix alternately with milk. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into cake.
Spoon over nut mixture in pan. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until tested done. Cool 15 minutes then remove from pan.
Check out Cee’s Photo Of The Week Challenge: Chocolate