maple syrup peanut butter cups

maple syrup peanut butter cups

These maple syrup peanut butter cups are made with extra dark chocolate and sweetened with Vermont maple syrup. With Halloween approaching, I wanted a healthier way to engage in the festivities. I used my favorite 85% dark chocolate (from Trader Joe’s) to coat tiny fluted paper cups. Then I combined natural, creamy peanut butter with […]

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black forest devil’s food cake

black forest devil's food cake

This black forest devil’s food cake features buttery chocolate cake, homemade cherry liquor, and freshly whipped cream. A luscious chocolate glaze drips over the top, creating a stunning presentation and a delicious compliment to all the flavors. My version of black forest cake, uses a buttery chocolate cake instead of the traditional, light genoise sponge. […]

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cardamom honey gingerbread cookies

cardamom honey gingerbread cookies

These soft baked cardamom honey gingerbread cookies are inspired by my Iranian heritage and they’re absolutely delicious. The flavors remind me of traditional Persian cookies served during Nowruz but with a decidedly Christmas vibe. A sort of baklava/gingerbread mash up, this recipe deserves to be on your holiday baking agenda. gingerbread cookies made accessible Cookie […]

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