Spicy Hot Chocolate with Tequila

Written by Chacha on Feb 6th, 2016 in Chocolate, Cinnamon, Cocoa powder, Dairy, Hot chocolate, Milk, Tequila, Vainilla | No Comments

Boozy hot chocolates are a solid choice for winter weather, heating you up from the inside out with both temperature and alcohol. That’s why I chose to spike my recipe with tequila, but it’s easy to make it kid friendly by simply leaving out the alcohol. When cooking, add the tequila off the heat, so the alcohol doesn’t cook off. […]

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Mocha Hot Chocolate

Written by Chacha on Feb 6th, 2016 in Chocolate, Cocoa powder, Coffee, Dairy, Drinks, Hot chocolate, Kahlúa, Milk, Vainilla | No Comments

Boozy hot chocolates are a solid choice for winter weather, heating you up from the inside out with both temperature and alcohol. That’s why I chose to spike my recipe with Kahlúa, but it’s easy to make it kid friendly by simply leaving out the alcohol. When cooking, add the Kahlúa off the heat, so the alcohol doesn’t cook off. […]

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Chocolate Date-Nut cake

Written by Chacha on Mar 8th, 2014 in Cakes, Chocolate, dates, Desserts | No Comments

Servings: 8 to 10 Ingredients Cake: One 18.25-ounces package chocolate cake mix Zest of 1 orange, grated 2/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1/3 cup canola oil 1/2 cup good-quality coffee liqueur (preferably Kahlua) 3 large eggs All-purpose flour, for dusting the pans Butter, for greasing the pan Special equipment: Two 9-inch-by-2-inch round cake pans Date-nut Filling: ¼ cup sugar […]

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Chocolate Banana Bread

Written by Chacha on Sep 26th, 2012 in Banana, Breads, Chocolate, Nuts, Recipe | No Comments

Ingredients 1 cup walnuts or pecans, broken into big chunks 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus 2 teaspoons more ¼ cup good-quality unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 overripe bananas 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1/2 cup […]

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