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Chef Dennis’ Chocolate Fudge Cake

One of my great childhood memories will always be chocolate cake for breakfast…sigh. It was a wonderful thing! But that was in the days of Duncan Hines and Betty Crocker, when mixes somehow began taking the place of homemade cakes. Now I’m not knocking the mixes, everything has its time and place, and they did come up with some pretty darn good cakes. But even as good as they were, they’re not homemade. I came across an old recipe for a Vegan Chocolate Cake, although at the time they had no idea it was Vegan, or even what a Vegan […]

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Gluten-Free Pot Au Chocolate – Coconut Cakes

It’s January.  That means its time to start eating right, dieting, and working out again, right?  Well if you feel like cheating or rewarding yourself for all of the hard work you have put in so far, here is a recipe that will satisfy your sweet tooth and you don’t even have to feel that guilty about it.   Gluten-Free Pot Au Chocolate-Coconut Cakes Recipe and photo courtesy of Better Nutrition 3/4 cup finely ground gluten-free flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 cup unsweetened dark cocoa 1/4 cup coconut oil, softened (oil should be creamy, not […]

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Chocolate Lava Cake

Happy anniversary to me! To celebrate the anniversary of our First Date six years ago, the hubs and I are going out to Flemings Prime Steak House to celebrate. I pretty much always order the same thing, which usually includes the Chocolate Lava Cake. They come around and ask you if you want it before you even get your entrée, which is pretty smart (and tricky!), since I’m usually too full afterwards to agree to a rich dessert. I do love their version, but since I found out about the pound of butter that goes in it (per Chef Donovan […]