Archive of ‘Chocolate’ category

Chocolate Bacon Chips

Round 2 of research into making the ultimate bacon chocolate cupcakes and I discovered something so much better than caramelized bacon: chocolate covered bacon! How did I not think of that before? I had envisioned little pieces of chocolate covered bacon, sort of like chocolate chips. Part of what I didn’t like about the original […] Read more…

Bacon and Chocolate Cupcake

I’ve been wanting to try baking with bacon for a while. Salty and sweet is a classic combo; there is caramel with fleur de sel, pretzels dipped in chocolate, etc. My local cupcake bakery┬áLet Them Eat Cake! beat me to it by making “Fat Face Bacon” (named for the sandwich shop next door): a dark […] Read more…

Chocolate Avocado Cake with Avocado Buttercream

Here’s a random recipe floating around the net utilizing a common ingredient in an unusual way: Serious Eats posted a recipe from Joy the Baker for Chocolate Avocado Cake with Avocado Buttercream. It’s a very unusual use for avocados but I’m totally intrigued. You probably have a couple of extra avocados laying around this weekend […] Read more…

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