Category Archives: Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate Italian Cream Cake


1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup shortening
2 cups white sugar
5 eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup shredded coconut
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup cream cheese
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
4 cups sifted confectioners sugar
1 cup pecans, chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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Homemade Melt-In-Your-Mouth Dark Chocolate (Paleo)

“Homemade chocolate that melts in your mouth. Made without artificial ingredients or waxes, this wholesome treat is ideal for the health conscious individual who enjoys an indulgent treat. Sweetness can be tweaked to taste, and add-in ingredients and combinations are endless. Enjoy!”


  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Gently melt coconut oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir cocoa powder, honey, and vanilla extract into melted oil until well blended. Pour mixture into a candy mold or pliable tray. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.

How To Make Chocolate Strawberries: A Surprisingly Easy Dessert

Expert Author Melanie SteeleChocolate strawberries are the perfect dessert to end a romantic meal for two, or an elegant dinner party. But buying chocolate dipped strawberries can be pretty expensive. So making chocolate covered strawberries at home is the perfect solution!

The fact is, making chocolate strawberries is incredibly easy to do. You can get amazing results at a fraction of the cost. All you need is some strawberries, and a bit of good chocolate to melt.
So how do you do it? It’s easy.

Step 1: Pick The Strawberries

Picking the right strawberries is important. Your chocolate dipped strawberries will only be as good as the strawberries you start with. Of course, smothering anything in chocolate tends to make it way better, but still, you’ll get better results with better strawberries.

Here’s what you should look for when you’re picking the berries:

  • Try to find ripe strawberries. Ripe strawberries are a nice, bright red. They’re also firm, but should give a little when you press them. And they also smell great!
  • Bigger isn’t always better, but when you’re making chocolate covered strawberries, bigger berries are a lot easier to work with. But ripeness comes before size!

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