I am one of those people who never travels more than five minutes from my house without packing some kind of snack. Just in case. I go through heavy rotations of granola bars, trail mix, and most recently, these dark chocolate bites. They’re the perfect little nosh to help me power through a train delay or restaurant wait list without turning into a hungry zombie.
Read more from The Kitchn here: https://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-dark-chocolate-snack-bites-227640
Tempering chocolate is the golden ticket to shiny, beautiful chocolate confections. Use it to create a shiny and solid case for your ganache truffles or as a decoration. And with a little practice, you too can make chocolates even Willy Wonka would be jealous of.
See how to hand temper here: https://thecookful.com/how-to-temper-chocolate/
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Chocolate truffles stuffed with maple cream and topped with candied bacon… what more can you ask for? This maple filling is dangerous! It’s basically a cross between maple sugar candy and maple fudge. It’s crazy sweet and super maple-y and it pairs really, really well with the smokey, salty bacon.
Try them here: https://www.healthy-delicious.com/maple-bacon-truffles/
If homemade ice cream tastes far superior to its store-bought cousin, there’s no question that homemade ice cream sandwiches will reign supreme. Every time.
Take a regular ice cream sandwich over the edge with this chocolate covered brownie ice cream sandwich. Perfect for dessert on hot summer days!
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You're going to love this sweet and salty combination of pretzels, caramel and chocolate. The pretzels rods are first dipped in homemade caramel and then in chocolate. Top them with a drizzle of white chocolate, sprinkles, nuts, or toffee bits to give them a gourmet feel.
Check put the recipe from Adventures of a DIY Mom here: https://www.adventuresofadiymom.com/2017/12/caramel-chocolate-pretzel-bites.html
Is there any better combination than strawberries and chocolate … I think not!
It’s hard to believe it, but this amazing chocolate bark has only two yummy ingredients: dark chocolate and freeze dried strawberries.
Which means you can whip up this strawberry chocolate bark whenever a craving hits … definitely my kind of dessert!
I’m absolutely in love with this Strawberry Dark Chocolate Bark from Hello Little Home, and you will be, too! It is SO delicious, and SO easy to make.
Read more here: https://hellolittlehome.com/strawberry-dark-chocolate-bark/
Learn how to take you decorating to the very next level by making gorgeous Chocolate Roses. They are the perfect adornment to your baking creations and they are just so easy to make.
Watch the video tutorial here: https://thewhoot.com/whoot-news/recipes/make-your-own-chocolate-roses
Truffles that tastes just like the Almond Joy candy bar! Your family and friends are sure to love them!!
See the step by step recipe here: https://cakescottage.com/2014/12/12/homemade-almond-joy-truffles/2/
I am sure you have heard of pineapple soaked in rum, but how about dipping it in dark chocolate? Take your summer parties to the next level with this decadent treat.
Read more here: http://www.thewhimsyone.com/2013/07/malibu-soaked-pineapple-dipped-in-dark.html
There is no reason to be intimidated by chocolate molds. They require a few extra steps than truffles, but the results are worth it! Not only do they look more professional, you’ll love the endless selection of sizes and shapes out there.
Check out the step-by-step tutorial here: http://www.meltingminutes.com/demystifying-chocolate-molds/
There are seven layers of chocolate to be exact, not counting the chocolate sprinkles on top. This amazingly delicious dessert starts with a layer of chocolate pudding, then it has a layer of chocolate fudge cake that’s topped with drizzles of chocolate ganache (a quick and easy homemade chocolate sauce).
And for good measure it has another layer of chocolate fudge cake and more ganache.
Next, since chocolate cake needs frosting, this dessert is topped with a thick layer of homemade rich dark chocolate frosting, more drizzles of ganache and lastly, the chocolate sprinkles. WOW.
Check out the recipe here: https://www.couponclippingcook.com/chocolate-on-chocolate-dessert-in-a-glass/
If you’re a fan of sweet and salty treats, then this bark is totally for you. The crunchy, salty pretzels paired with Oreo cookies, bittersweet chocolate and salted caramel sauce is a match made in heaven for the sweet and salty lovers.
Check out the recipe from This Gal Cooks here: https://www.thisgalcooks.com/dark-chocolate-oreo-pretzel-bark/
You’ll love this tasty tornado of cream cheese, Nutter Butter cookies and Butterfinger candy bars rolled up and covered in chocolate.
With only 4 simple ingredients...Butterfinger candy bars, Nutter-Butters, cream cheese and semi-sweet chocolate. Easy and delicious!!
Read more here: https://www.tastesoflizzyt.com/butterfinger-tornado-truffles/
These homemade coconut candies from Inside BruCrew Life have a sweet and tart filling covered in dark chocolate that everyone loves. Try this easy recipe for spring and summer parties or events. The sweet coconut and tart lime flavors in these Homemade Key Lime Coconut Patties will satisfy any sweet tooth. These easy candies come together in no time at all. Read more here: https://insidebrucrewlife.com/homemade-key-lime-coconut-patties/
How to make fool-proof modeling chocolate! Modeling chocolate is a soft and pliable chocolate clay that can be used to sculpt shapes, cover cakes, or decorate treats will harden and hold it's shape as it dries. Although the modeling chocolate recipe is simple, there are some tips and tricks you need to know in order to make smooth and creamy modeling chocolate every time.
Read more here: https://hungryhappenings.com/chocolate-making-tips/modeling-chocolate-recipe-candy-clay/?m
Yes, please!! When 'regular' pizza just won't do...
See recipe here: https://seedandbean.co.uk/blogs/news/chocolate-pizza
As a kid, Crunch bars were always one of my favorites!! Now you can make them at home!
These homemade Crunch bars from The Brown Eyed Baker are SO easy and only require TWO ingredients!
Check them out here: https://www.browneyedbaker.com/homemade-crunch-bars/
Chocolate ganache is a basic pastry component utilized in a wide variety of ways. Learn the process of how to make ganache, the standard ganache ratios, and how to use it for truffles, cake filling, frosting, and glazes. Made from only cream and chocolate, ganache can be used for so many things!
Read more here: https://bakerbettie.com/how-to-make-ganache/
Looking for some insanely delicious truffles? These malted milk chocolate truffles have a smooth, creamy inside and crunchy shell of chocolate with malted milk balls on the outside.. Amazing!
read more here: https://www.cookiedoughandovenmitt.com/malted-milk-chocolate-truffles-2/
Is it a dessert or is it a snack? Chocolate covered peanut butter filled jalapenos are the new rage! If you're up for something new, I highly recommend you give these a try! Just make sure you take one bite at a time....they got some heat to them!
Check them out here: https://www.shared.com/chocolate-covered-peanut-butter-filled-jalapenos-pops-2/
Learn the tools, the science, and the chocolate you need for table tempering...plus each step of the process...to master this fundamental skill!
Watch the instructional video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2PzRuJTf3s&feature=youtu.be
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