Tag Archives: Chocolate

Vegan Spelt Chocolate Cupcakes

These cupcakes are vegan and made with spelt flour. They are easy-to-make and would be great topped with a vegan buttercream. Vegan Spelt Chocolate Cupcakes Ingredients 1/2 cup soy milk 1/2 cup sugar 2 and 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/2 tbsp vanilla 3/4 cups spelt flour 2 and 1/2 tbsp […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

I don’t have a thankfulness connection for this recipe, except a general thankfulness for the winning combination that is peanut butter and chocolate. I tried to make my own chocolate and oatmeal crust here, and it was less than stellar, so I’d suggest using an Oreo cookie crust like this one. Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie […]

Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

For today’s gratitude: I am grateful for my family. I have a loving, wonderful family and many fond memories of childhood. Chocolate chip cookies were one of my favourite childhood treats. I remember making cookies with my mom and my sister, and eating indecent amounts of cookie dough. My mom would disappear to the pantry, […]

Chocolate Almond Biscotti

Biscotti–“twice-baked” cookies–go great with afternoon coffee. Biscotti are easy to make at home, keep for several days in a cookie tin, and are very adaptable. Here, I’ve followed this hazelnut biscotti recipe from Smitten Kitchen, but I substituted almonds for hazelnuts. Chocolate Almond Biscotti Ingredients 2.5 cups white flour .5 cup cocoa powder 1/4 tsp […]

Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m not very adventurous. I like what’s known and familiar. But I also like these cookies. They are familiar–chocolate chip cookies!–but with a surprising coconut twist. The coconut gives the cookies a deeper, more complex flavour than your run-of-the-mill chocolate chip cookies. The coconut and oatmeal combine to give them a wonderful, chewy texture. You […]

Chocolate Chunk Chocolate Shortbread

If you are looking for another cookie to add to the Christmas baking list, in addition to the gingersnaps from my last post, these chocolate shortbread cookies are amazing. They are have a buttery, sandy texture, with soft bits of chocolate embedded throughout. My cookies crumbled a lot while cutting them into slices. However, I […]