• amazingly fluffy babka, brioche style bread with chocolate cinnamon swirls

    Chocolate Cinnamon Babka

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    The fluffiest, most flavorful Babka! This one has been a long time coming. For months I’ve been researching babkas, seeing what types people like, what makes good babkas, what the ideal filling is, and baking and re-baking recipes. Well, I can confidently say this. is. it!  If you were a Seinfeld fan, you’d know they had a whole episode about babka. Elaine and Jerry wanted to bring a babka to a dinner party, but the party before them got the last chocolate babka. “If we can’t get the babka, the whole thing’s useless.” said Elaine. However, there was still cinnamon…

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  • The Best Chocolate Cupcakes with Nutella Frosting

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    If you’re looking for the fluffiest, chocolatiest, most easy to eat chocolate cupcakes, you have got to make these! Top with a swirl of Nutella cream cheese frosting, and you’ve got a winner! These cupcakes seriously feel light as air and I was able to store them in the fridge for several days without them drying out at all. I made these as part of my New Years Eve dessert spread, and they definitely made for a sweet start to the New Year! What You’ll Need . . . buttermilk or yogurt egg vegetable oil vanilla extract coffee flour granulated…

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  • 5(0) Shades of Grey Chocolate Cake

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      “Chocolate is nature’s way of making up for Mondays.” So I haven’t read the books or seen the movie – but – the movie did come out this week, and I needed an excuse to make a quick little chocolate cake – with 5 – not 50 (can you imagine how long that would take?!) shades of grey frosting! I was worried about using coffee in the cake but I had been hearing for a while that this makes for a super moist dark chocolate cake – and you can’t even taste the coffee. The rumors are true! So…

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