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Toblerone vs. Poundland: A Food Fight With Peaks and Troughs

After the Swiss company reconfigured its iconic Matterhorn-shaped chocolate bar, the British discount chain released a rival, Twin Peaks. (Lawyers were called.)

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No bake Chocolate-Peanut Butter Bars

These addictive treats were created by cyclocross world U23 silver medalist Ellen Noble’s biggest fan, her grandmother.

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Gateau Reine de Saba Recipe

Julia Child wrote that the Gateau Reine de Saba was the first French cake she ever ate My version is a bit simpler to make than hers I melt the chocolate with liquid, and I use all ground almonds rather than the traditional mixture of flour and almonds

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Chocolate Cherry Sandwich Cookies - My Baking Addiction

Chocolate Cherry Sandwich Cookies are a stunning way to show your love this Valentine's Day, or any day!

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Chocolate may be good medicine for reducing the risk of an irregular heartbeat, study says

Medical researchers have identified a compound that may reduce your risk of a dangerous type of heart rhythm that can lead to strokes, dementia, heart failure and early death -- chocolate.

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Texas Sheet Cake

This Texas Sheet Cake is one of my favorite dessert recipes from my mom. This cake is so moist and yummy and feeds a crowd!

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Granny’s Chocolate Cake Recipe

This cake recipe was adapted from the chef Larry Forgione, who served his grandmother's cake recipe at his restaurant An American Place The dessert proved so popular that every time he tried to take it off of the menu, he said his customers threatened

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Dark Chocolate Ricotta Cake

I'm a lover of cheese and chocolate. And I have a sweet tooth. This loaf cake is a little lower in calories than some you might have tried, but equals any when it comes to decadence and richness. I'm convinced the dark cocoa and coffee have something to d

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Spicy Hot Chocolate Recipe

Gently seasoned with a touch of chile powder, cinnamon and vanilla, this fragrant hot chocolate recipe is not too sweet and very complex Using both cocoa powder and chocolate gives the roundest, deepest chocolate flavor while a mix of whole milk and cream

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8 Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

There are actually many health benefits of dark chocolate! Find out why you shouldn't be afraid to enjoy a morsel.

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Triple-Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

One times the chocolate just wasn't going to cut it.

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Chocolate Dump-It Cake Recipe

“A couple of years ago, my mother taught me to make her dense but moist chocolate birthday cake She calls it 'dump-it cake' because you mix all of the ingredients in a pot over medium heat, then dump the batter into a cake pan to bake For the ic

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Gooey Chocolate Layer Cake Is Everybody’s New Favorite Dessert - Trendzified

Remember to invert the cake immediately after it comes out of the oven so that it doesn't continue to bake from the residual heat from the baking dish. Chocolate lovers, this one's for you!

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Chocolate Babka Recipe

Baking a chocolate babka is no casual undertaking The Eastern European yeast-risen coffee cake has 14 steps and takes all day to make But the results are worth every sugarcoated second – with a moist, deeply flavored brioche-like cake wrapped around a d

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Mom’s Chocolate Decadent Cake

Monday was a beautiful fall day and I was sitting in the back yard perusing the pages of an old cook book when mom came to the screen door and said she wanted to sit outside. As she went to get her sweater, I went into the kitchen and I cut a piece of her

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Chocolate Cheesecake With Graham Cracker Crunch Recipe

It’s worth tasting a few brands of graham crackers to find one you particularly like — preferably one with whole-wheat flour and a good dash of salt and honey or molasses Try a health-food store or Whole Foods for organic and low-sugar brands (Graham

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Choco-Hoto-Pots Recipe

I can make no dietary defense for the choco-hoto-pots: they're just good Think ponds of molten chocolate sauce enclosed in chewy-topped, dense chocolate sponge By popular request, I paint the lily here by adding a sprinkle of white chocolate morsels.

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Ruth Reichl’s Giant Chocolate Cake Recipe

In her new book, "My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life," Ruth Reichl calls this the cake that cures everything The recipe produces a large stacked rectangular layer cake with whipped cream cheese in the frosting to add lightness and stability T

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Fererro Rocher Cupcakes with Nutella Filling

I was looking for some recipes with Nutella and came across this one, adapted by Monica H, on the Lick The Bowl Good Website.This cupcake is made with chocolate syrup and is very moist. A must try for any chocolate lover.

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Gooey Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Bars Recipe

These soft-centered, marbled bars have all the hallmarks of a winning autumnal treat — spiced pumpkin, rich dark chocolate, toasty pecans and a splash of bourbon It's worth the extra effort to brown the butter; its warm toffee notes bring out the be

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Chocolate Cherry Mousse Recipe

This is a not-very-sweet, very grown up chocolate mousse, and it is quite easy to make If you prefer the idea of a chocolate orange mousse, substitute Cointreau Rum works well, too

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Maida Heatter's Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies Recipe

This delicious recipe comes from Maida Heatter, an expert on desserts.

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Denver Chocolate Sheet Cake Recipe

Since the 1950s, when the Junior League first started publishing cookbooks to raise money for charity, it has sold hundred of millions of copies This recipe came to The New York Times in 2003 from the Denver chapter: a basic chocolate sheet-cake of tremen

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Chocolate Caramel Macarons Recipe

There are American macaroons, usually generously sized, coconut-based confections And then there are French macarons, diminutive and almond imbued This recipe skews French, but with a twist

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Chocolate Babka Bread Pudding Recipe

Babka is part of the rich, sweet Eastern European baking tradition that Jewish cooks brought to the United States in the early 20th century It is made with layers of rich yeast dough, covered with chocolate or cinnamon sugar, then twisted and folded into

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Triple Chocolate Poke Cake - Hugs and Cookies XOXO

It was time for Two Sweetie Pies again. This is when I get to choose a recipe from That Skinny Chick Can Bake and make it and reveal it today! I decided to choose a recipe that 100% screams Liz. Liz is a lover of all things chocolate and this cake fit the

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Sweet and Salty Cake (Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Chocolate Ganache Frosting) {GIVEAWAY} | Joanne Eats Well With Others

Birthday cake decision making is not the sort of thing that should be taken lately. You only get one a year, after all.  And it pretty much has to epitomize all that is right and good and amazing in this world.  Each bite [...]

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Chocolate “Creme Egg” Tart recipe

This decadent dessert delivers the flavor of a certain beloved Easter candy in the form of an elegant tart with a crispy cookie crust.

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Frozen Fudge Pops Recipe

These easy fudge pops, with a mix of cream and milk, combine the fun of an ice cream truck Popsicle with the sophistication of a rich chocolate ice cream touched with salt The key is making sure the ingredients are well-emulsified in a blender These will

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Ben & Jerry's Response To People Offended Over New Ice Cream Flavor: Get Over It

Last month, Opposing Views told you about the Florida couple who reached out to popular ice cream br...

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Four Perfect Chocolate Frostings - i am baker

Your search is over. You will never see four more amazing, unique, or decadent chocolate frosting recipes!

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These chocolate sparkle cookies will make you happy

Sometimes you run across a recipe that's the perfect intersection of great flavor, very little effort and only a handful of ingredients. And, in this case, chocolate. It's no wonder this recipe has consistently been rated one of the top entries in our rec

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I can make no dietary defense for the choco-hoto-pots: they're just good. Think ponds of molten chocolate sauce enclosed in chewy-topped, dense chocolate sponge. By popular request, I paint the lily here by adding a sprinkle of white chocolate morsels

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LetterPress Chocolate makes outstanding bean-to-bar chocolate in a Cheviot Hills apartment

Imagine a chocolate factory, and you probably think of Valrhona or Godiva, Hershey's or Cadbury or even Roald Dahl's fictional playhouse: a massive wonderland built of cacao. By contrast, David and Corey Menkes run LetterPress Chocolate  out of t

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The L.A. chocolatier that makes beautiful chocolate you can pair with booze

According to Jonathan Grahm, owner of the Brentwood-based Compartés Chocolatier, "everything is better with chocolate," including alcohol.

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There's a chocolate apothecary bar in Culver City with chocolate body oil

If you've spent any time at ChocoVivo, Patricia Tsai's Culver City chocolate shop, you'll likely have eaten your fair share of chocolate. Tsai's stone-ground chocolate, which she sources from a farm in Tabasco, Mexico, comes in bars, which you can get who

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Have Chocolate Cake For Breakfast, Scientists Say

This is the best news we have heard all day. Science says that something sweet (we choose chocolate cake) as part of a full breakfast can help you lose weight.

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Proof Bakery's chocolate espresso layer cake

A great chocolate cake goes like this: Start with a layer of devil's food cake, nearly obsidian dark from Valrhona cocoa powder. Then add a thick strata of buttercream, another of chocolate crémeux, more cream, more Valrhona. Then more of the same, b

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Yummy Ding Dong Cake - Page 2 of 2 - A Lot Of Recipes

  We have a bit of a sweet tooth so we sure do enjoy making and eating different desserts. This is one of those cake recipes that is always a…

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Where to get great chocolates for Valentine's Day

Sure, you can take your beloved out for a romantic dinner on Valentine's Day — or better yet, make it yourself. But for many of us, the best thing about this time of year is neither the hyped prix-fixe dinners nor the cliched bunches of flowers,

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Student demands lifetime supply of Kit Kat bars after buying eight lacking wafers

A British student demanded this week that confectioner Nestle give her a lifetime supply of Kit Kat bars after she bought eight packages, none of which contained the candy's wafer portion, the Daily Mail reported.

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S'mores Magic Bars - Wine & Glue

These S'mores Magic Bars will disappear almost as fast as you can make them, they are irresistible!

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Old Fashioned Sugar Cake - Chocolate Chocolate and More!

Old Fashioned Sugar Cake-made in a cast iron skillet, no icing needed for this light and flavorful cake! I love my cast iron. Some of it I’ve had for years. When we used to go camping, there was nothing better than cooking over the fire in my cast iron

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How To Make Homemade Milk Chocolate Cashew Butter | How Sweet It Is

You want to know the truth? Nut butter is what I make when I feel like making nothing. It doesn't take much effort to throw some nuts in a large bowl and then watch them spin around some super sharp swirly thing. The closest thing that mirrors effort

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Billionaire Bars | Chelsweets

A billi, A billi, A billi...a billionaire bar?? Yes, I DID rename this from Millionaire Bars to Billionaire Bars. Why? It just sounds better. And if I'm making it, I can call it whatever, right?? Anyways, my mouth literally started watering when I came ac

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Lunch Lady Brownies - Life In The Lofthouse

   I’ve been on a brownie kick lately. I don’t know what’s come over me.

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Doris’s Salty Hot Fudge Recipe

This recipe came to The Times from Doris Muramatsu, a musician with the band Girlyman It takes about 15 minutes to make and is particularly terrific over ice cream with some spicy pecans chopped on top It is also an easily made token of true friendship an

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How to Make Chocolate Layer Cake

Learn to make favorite chocolate layer cake recipes like orange cake, a sauerkraut recipe, chocolate truffle, old fashioned and zucchini.

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart » Fifteen Spatulas

This Salted Caramel Chocolate Ganache Tart recipe is OHHHHH SO GOOD!!! It's buttery, rich caramel layered on a chocolate cookie crust and chocolate ganache.

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White Chocolate Pretzel Blondies

Do you crave sweets or salty things? I love them both. Sometimes, I think all I want is sweet stuff, and then there are times when I can’t keep my hand out of the bag of chips. And sometimes my cra...

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Chocolate Pots de Crème Recipe

If you like darker chocolate, feel free to use something with a high percentage of cacao here. Milk chocolate works too, if that’s your thing.

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The Frontier Chocolatier

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White Chocolate Panna Cotta Tart

A smooth and silky Italian dessert, reinvented as a tart! This Panna Cotta will have even the most die-hard Italian dancing in delight. Great for teatime!

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Chocolate Hazelnut Stuffed Donut Holes - Taste and Tell

Perfect for a special breakfast or after school treat, these easy Chocolate Hazelnut Stuffed Donut Holes have a surprise filling in the center. Yep – we’re still talking back to school!! Abbi still has a few weeks of summer left before startin

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Double Chocolate Hot Cocoa Cookies - Baker by Nature

These ultra soft and chewy double chocolate cookies are topped with a gooey marshmallow and taste just like a cup of hot cocoa. One of my all-time favorites! Oh boy do I have something for you, today! —> This decadent recipe combines two of my favor

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Double Chocolate Raspberry Tarte - Bowsessed™

A food and lifestyle blog from Vienna, Austria, featuring delicious recipes, travel tips, outfit inspirations and my obsession for bows

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The Silver Palate's Chocolate Cake Recipe - NYT Cooking

This recipe is adapted from “The Silver Palate Cookbook,” written by Sheila Lukins and Julee Rosso, who through their store in Manhattan, the Silver Palate, introduced bisteeya and poppy-seed dressing to the Upper West Side For many, their cookbook, o

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Supreme Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Mousse Filling ~Sweet & Savory by Shinee

For serious chocolate lovers! This decadent chocolate cake with chocolate mousse filling is THE thing to satisfy your chocolate craving!

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Rick Katz’s Brownies for Julia Child Recipe

In this unusual brownie recipe from the Boston pastry chef Rick Katz, half of the recipe’s eggs and sugar are mixed in with the chocolate, while the other half are beaten until they double in volume and are as light as sponge Whipping the eggs creates t

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S'mores Bars - Cooking Classy

Summer may be nearly over but with these delicious s'mores bars you can have a taste of summer all year long! I know in the middle of the winter I'm totall

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Raw Chocolate Coconut Balls Recipe

Looking for ways to boost energy and flush toxins from your body? Look no further than this tasty raw chocolate recipe with the health benefits of coconut.

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Sweet sixteen: 16 L.A. chocolate and candy shops

Whether you're looking for French or Mexican handmade chocolate for beribboned boxes of candy for your kids and their friends for school Valentine’s Day parties or bags of sea salt caramels for your own habit, it's useful to have a list of local cho

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The Fate Of The World's Chocolate Depends On This Spot In Rural England : The Salt : NPR

Cocoa is unusually susceptible to disease. Every year, a third of the crop is destroyed, even as the appetite for chocolate grows. That's why the world needs the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre.

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Brownie Cookies

When a brownie and a cookie meet, fall in love, and get married, this is the wedded bliss that results. I love these beautifu...

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Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day Treats is a group of recipes collected by the editors of NYT Cooking

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Love chocolate? Have it for dinner with these savory recipes

Attention chocolate lovers: Why settle for snacks or desserts when you can sneak your favorite food in as part of the main meal? Chocolate is a traditional component of many moles, the incredibly rich, velvety -- and often dark as tar -- sauces of Mexico,

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4 places in L.A. to find great Mexican hot chocolate

There’s hot chocolate, and then there’s chocolate   M exicano , a whole different beast. Mexican hot chocolate is lower on the sweet scale, less rich than European or American styles, infused with cinnamon and chile, and frothy to th

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Compound in cocoa found to reverse age-related memory loss - The Washington Post

Flavanols, found in cocoa and tea, reverse cognitive decline in a key area of the brain, study shows.

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Red Wine and Chocolate Aren't Actually That Good for You

For those of us who enjoy a nightly glass of Cabernet and a couple squares of dark chocolate with the thought, "Think of all the antioxidants I'm getting!", a new study brings some rather sad news.