Author: Allison

15+ Chocolate Recipes that Use Your Stand Mixer #Choctoberfest

My KitchenAid stand mixer hasn’t been getting enough use lately! If it’s going to take up that much counter space, it needs to pull a little more weight around here. So, I decided to compile a list of delicious chocolate recipes that use a stand mixer (thanks to some help from a few blogger friends). […]

Chocolate-Dipped Homemade Marshmallows #Choctoberfest

I’ve been wanting to try making homemade marshmallows for a few years now, but I always thought it would be too hard. Okay, maybe not hard, but sticky. I imagined that homemade marshmallows would be finicky about setting up. I imagined they would deflate after a few hours. I imagined my entire kitchen covered in […]

Welcome to #Choctoberfest 2020!

It’s the best time of year: #Choctoberfest! I think we can all agree on one thing this year… 2020 needs more chocolate. #Choctoberfest is our annual celebration of chocolate recipes, now in it’s 6th year. I’ve teamed up with some talented food bloggers to share dozens of milk, dark, and white chocolate dishes for this […]

Mocha Latte Cupcakes

If you like a dense, rich cupcake with a buttery coffee-flavored frosting, this recipe is for you! I started developing this cupcake recipe back when #Choctoberfest was going on, but got too busy to finish finessing it. My husband’s office really enjoys when I develop new recipes! These cupcakes have a strong chocolate flavor and […]

300+ Chocolate Recipes from #Choctoberfest 2019: From Family Favorites to Unique Eats

#Choctoberfest was an awesome event again. This year, we had over 70 bloggers take part, and collectively we posted over 300 chocolate recipes! My taste buds are happy (even though my waistline will suffer as I work through this list!) THANK YOU to our event sponsors this year, as well as to all the bloggers […]

Chocolate Orange Overnight Oats (Vegan-Friendly!) #Choctoberfest

I have to admit, that I’m usually not an overnight oats or oatmeal person. But if it’s chocolate-flavored, I’m on board! Plus, I love the combination of chocolate and orange, as is evident by all the other chocolate and orange flavored recipes on this blog, including Orange Chocolate Chip Bread, Chocolate Orange Cookies, and Mini […]

Vegan Chocolate Cookie Butter Brownies #Choctoberfest

If you love a rich, fudgy brownie recipe, this is one you should try out! I’m not a vegan by any stretch of the imagination, but I do love to experiment with vegan baking. It’s awesome to bring a delicious vegan treat to a gathering so everyone can enjoy it, even friends who don’t eat […]

S’mores Ice Cream #Choctoberfest

I have been itching to use my ice cream maker more often. I have the KitchenAid attachment, but it is usually stored in my chest freezer, which is out in my storage shed. You know how it is: out of sight, out of mind. But the other day, we were driving home from running errands […]

Chocolate Toast Crunch Cheesecake Bars #Choctoberfest

Did you know that Cinnamon Toast Crunch comes in a chocolate variety? I didn’t until a few months ago. Man, is that stuff addicting! When I was brainstorming ideas for #Choctoberfest this year, I knew I wanted to make some kind of cheesecake bar. So I thought… how about using Chocolate Toast Crunch in place […]

Welcome to #Choctoberfest 2019!

Every October, I get to host my favorite event of the year: #Choctoberfest! This is now the 5th year! My sister, mom, and I have tried dozens of delicious recipes over the past five years, and we are excited to see what our bloggers have in store this year. #Choctoberfest is an annual recipe-sharing event. […]

101 Chocolate Cheesecake Recipes #NationalCheesecakeDay

Happy National Cheesecake Day! The Golden Girls definitely had the right idea. Every day can be made better with cheesecake! Yes, it is a little pricey and finicky to make. But when you get it right… YUM! And of course, cheesecake is like pizza: Even bad cheesecake is still cheesecake. Since this blog celebrates all […]

White Chocolate Truffle Cupcakes #CupcakeLoversDay

Today is #CupcakeLoversDay, so we’re joining some of our bloggy friends in a cupcake-filled celebration! (BIG Thank you to The Baking Fairy for organizing this recipe round-up!) A few days again, Jess and I made and posted a recipe for white chocolate wine truffles. As we were perfecting the recipe, we realized that we had […]

White Chocolate Wine Truffles

This past weekend, my sister Jess came to town, and we decided to go to a wine festival. She usually works at festivals, so it was nice that she was on the other side for once to actually get to taste some wine! One of the wineries there was Horton Vineyards, which makes a wine […]

Chewy Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies (Plus a Giveaway!)

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, so today I have a recipe and giveaway for you that is all about mom! My mom is the “cookie lady.” I used to say that she is known for her Christmas cookies, but that makes it sound like she only bakes cookies in December. Her freezer ALWAYS […]

Easy Vegan Brownies #EarthDayRecipes

Happy Earth Day, friends! I’m teaming up with some of my favorite food bloggers to bring you yummy recipes inspired by Earth Day. If you’re seeing this post later and it isn’t earth day anymore… don’t worry, you can eat environmentally-friendly recipes all year long (haha!). They aren’t just for one day per year! Thanks […]

Honey Maple Chocolate Granola

Listen y’all… I have a confession to make. I’ve never made homemade granola before. I feel like that is a good blogger sin. I mean, granola is SO EASY to make at home. And I truly do love it as a quick snack or even breakfast cereal replacement. But I’ve always just picked up a […]