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Day old Donuts meet Bread Pudding

In Chocolate, Dessert on June 16, 2010 at 6:59 pm

4 to 5 donuts, any kind will work really.
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
1/3 cup coconut

Tear up the donuts and place in an mid sized oven safe pan, top with chocolate chips, and then cocnut.
mix together eggs and milk and van. (I shake it up in a jar)
Pour on the donuts,
Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.

Added bonus some donuts’ glaze will create almost a caramel
If your not a coconut and chocolate fan you can sub them out for raisins and nuts, with a touch of cinnamon.

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Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

In Chocolate, Dessert on May 4, 2009 at 11:40 pm

1 1/3 cup flour

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 brown sugar

1/2 cup butter

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 tsp baking soda

3 tbsp honey

1 egg

1 cup chocolate chips

1/4 tsp salt

Mix the sugars and butter, add egg, van., and honey. Add remaining ingredients. Now for the great secrete to really good cookies, put the dough in the fridge for a couple of days. Bring them back up to room temp before baking (unuless you like thick cookies) and bake at 400 for 7 minutes.

These suckers burn quickly, take the 7 minutes seriously, more than 9 minutes and youll be busy scraping bottoms.

A Zombie Love Affair with Kids and Chocolate

In Chocolate, Dessert on February 6, 2009 at 10:00 pm

A valentines treat kids can help with, no bake chocolate truffles

1 bar cream cheese(room temp)

1/4 cup powered sugar

1/4 cup coco

chocolate jimmies

Have kids measure and pour cheese, sugar, and coco into a bowl, then have them mix it, (first with spoons, then with hands and finally with feet, rinse child off in sick afterwards.) Then roll into small balls, the size will vary, but no bigger than a tablespoon in general. You can refrigerated for an hour or so if they’re too soft. But the great thing about this is you can eat it straight up, instant gratification.

A Zombie Love Affair with California Coffee

In Chocolate, Drinks on February 4, 2009 at 10:00 pm

Honestly I don’t drink coffee. I told my bf years ago that if he gave up alcohol, (which I dont drink), I’d give up coffee, (which he doesn’t drink.) Well if you know anything about couple only half the arrangement worked out, my half although once in a while I make an exception, once every few months or so. This recipe combines the two and is my favorite exception.

For lovers who are also friends.

2 cups strong coffee

2 scoops chocolate ice cream

2 tbsp kahula

Divide everything into your favorite coffee cups, and enjoy.

A Zombie Love Affair, a series of recipes for valentines

In Bread, Breakfast, Chocolate, Dessert on February 1, 2009 at 10:00 pm

Nutella Crescents – Oozing nutella in a bit of dough, the perfect bite of goodness for valentines morning, plus easy enough to manage by getting up a half hour earlier.

i package Crescent dough

some nutella

Preheat the oven to 350, line a baking sheet (lighter color one is best). Seperate the crescant dough from one another, place a half a tsp of nutella at the base of the triangular pieces of dough, and roll the dough and form a crescant shape, you want the tip to be underneath. Bake for around 20 minutes, until you get a nice golden color, (be adventurous take it a minute further). Use the scent to tempt others, but don’t bite into right away, wait for it to cool a little.

Zombie style – Cocoa a la Mode

In Chocolate, Dessert, Drinks on January 27, 2009 at 10:00 pm

1 1/2 milk

1/2 cup water

1/4 coco powder (unsweetened)

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla

1 cup dulce de leche ice cream

For the microwave unenthusiastic: cook on medium heat, milk, water, coco powder, and sugar, til bubbles form on the sides, stirring a little now and then. Once warm add vanilla and pour into serving cups (not too full) Top with some nice ice cream. If you’re a microwave person, zap the whole thing all together in a bowl and ladle into serving mugs. This is great for rainy days when you feel like being a quiet stay at home type of zombie.

Dessert in a Vase, wait what? For Zombies who dont own trifle bowls.

In Chocolate, Dessert on January 16, 2009 at 7:46 pm

2 packages beligum chocolate Pudding (from trader joe’s, cause nothing else comes close)

1 box lady fingers

1 pint cream

couple tablespoons powdered sugar

bit of vanillia

1 package frozen fruit, whatever you like, but raspberrys are damn good

Whip the cream till stiff, with a couple tablespoons sugar and a bit of vanilla (a tsp at most) Take out a large glass bowl or vase (you want to be able to see all the layers) and put a little bit of cream on the bottom to help stablize the next layer. Then layer some lady finger sideways on the edges so you can see all the layers. Then a bit of pudding, then fruit, then cream, each layer should show on the side and look around an inch thick (cause that’s what ladyfingers are sideways) Keep going but make sure you end with cream. If you have a bar of choclate, hold it in your hand to get it a bit wamer, and use a veg peeler to curls. Don’t worry though, if it looks odd, doesnt really matter its choclate. Assemble this a few hours before you serve it, so the fruit runs (this is why raspberries are best they give off great color and run like crazy) This will feed a crowd, and if you freeze the leftovers, you can scoop it out later like trifle ice cream. Leftovers Good.

Other trifle bowl ideas in case your vases are just not the right shape…

  • glass pitcher
  • punch bowl
  • goldfish bowl, sans goldfish