13 Berry Chocolate Desserts for National Strawberry Day

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 It’s Strawberry Day, and I can’t wait to dig into those sweet, juicy strawberries…

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as long as they’re drenched in rich luxurious chocolate.

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13 Chocolate Strawberry Recipes

No Bake Chocolate Strawberry Tart

Recipe here by Home is Where the Boat Is

 

Chocolate Strawberry Mousse Cake

 Recipe here by OMGChocolateDesserts 


Chocolate Covered Strawberry Milkshake 

Recipe here by Yammie’s Nashery 


Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries 

 Recipe here by Sprinkle Bakes


Strawberry Chocolate Galette

Recipe here by Bakerita


Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pie

Recipe here by Crazed Mom


Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichanga 

 Recipe here by Mom on Timeout 

 


Strawberry Oreo Icebox Cake

 Recipe here by Sweetest Menu


Dark Chocolate Strawberry Ice Cream

Recipe here by Love and Olive Oil


Chocolate Strawberry Cake

 Recipe here by Liv for Cake


Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cream Puffs

 Recipe here by Our Best Bites


Chocolate Strawberry Bark

 Recipe here by The Merchant Baker


Chocolate Covered Strawberry Brownies

 Recipe here by Closet Cooking

Dunk It or Dump It? Chocolate and Hot Dogs

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It’s my favorite post of the week. The time when I get to hear the opinions of my fellow foodies. The day I like to call Would-You-Eat-It-Wednesday?

Each week we assess an unusual, and sometimes weird, chocolate combination. This week we’re veering on the weird side of the spectrum. 


Hot Dogs!

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No, that wasn’t a typo. We’re talking about chocolate and hot dogs! Here is where the inspiration for this pairing came from. (Truly, I don’t make this stuff up.)

 

This restaurant hot dog, rooted in Massachusetts, is topped with hot fudge, marshmallow creme, and melted peanut butter.

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Chocolate Hot Dog Éclair 

This hot dog, a Canadian fair offering, is served on a Chocolate Eclair, and topped with whipped cream.

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I have a feeling this one might be a hard sell. But, with chocolate covered bacon trending these days, perhaps there’s an audience for it? I’ll let you be the judge.

 

What’s the verdict, should Hot Dogs be paired with chocolate?

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Dunk It or Dump It?

Please vote in the comment section below.

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You can vote on previous Chocolate Pairings here.

(*Gifs courtesy of giphy.)

Well Butter My Biscuits and Sprinkle them with Sugar, It’s Sticky Bun Day

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Did someone say Sticky Bunny? 😊

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Just when you thought Sticky Buns couldn’t get any better, we’ve added Chocolate to them. 

 

Try these Chocolate Sticky Bun Recipes… they’ll be worth every sticky finger.

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Buttery Chocolate Sticky Buns with Brandy

Recipe here by Honest Cooking


Chocolate Salted Caramel Sticky Buns

Recipe here by Erren’s Kitchen 


Chocolate Cardamom Sticky Buns with Chocolate Ganache Topping

Recipe here by Eat Like a Girl

Chocolate Orange Sticky Buns

Recipe here by Crazy Kitchen 

It’s Not Too Late to Say I Lava You: 13 Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes

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Sometimes love can make you feel warm and mushy inside…just like these wonderfully warm, rich ooey-gooey chocolate lava cakes.

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13 Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes that will melt you from the inside out

Molten Chocolate Lava Cake

Recipe here by Live Well Bake Often

Minty Molten Lava Cake

Recipe here by She Saved

Double Peanut Butter Molten Lava Cake

Recipe here by Wishes and Dishes


Oreo Lava Cake
Recipe here by Kirbie Cravings


Banana Nutella Lava Mug Cake
Recipe here by Kitchen McCabe

Baileys Dark Chocolate Lava Cake
Recipe here by The First Year Blog


Salted Caramel Lava Cake
Recipe here by Manu’s Menu

S’more Lava Cake
Recipe here by Grandbaby Cakes

Chocolate Raspberry Lava Cake
Recipe here by Cafe Mom

Black Forest Chocolate Lava Cake
Recipe here by Expert Griller

White Chocolate Lava Cake
Recipe here by Chef  in Training

Winter Spiced Lava Cake with Rum Ginger Ice Cream
Recipe here by Bon Appetit

Mini Chocolate Strawberry Lava Cakes
Recipe here by My Sequined Life

 

 

Valentine Quiz

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Whether you’re celebrating a relationship, friendship, or yourself, Valentine’s Day is a reason to treat yourself.

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This quiz is not about romance, but a search for a hidden passion. I like to call it…Your sweet destiny, (aka, dessert).

Personally, I prefer to go with tall, dark, and dreamy (like this gorgeous freakshake from Molly Bakes in London).


Ready to find your match?

Start the Quiz.


Did you find a love connection? Tell us in comment section below! 😊

Happy Valentine’s  Day, Everyone!

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This Valentine’s Day Ditch the Flowers, Buy Her Chocolate

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Dear Cupid,

Those Valentine Roses are Going to Cost You…

Nope, the price of roses hasn’t risen this year. They will cost you the same astronomical inflated dollars they always have. You see, it’s not the damage to your wallet we’re talking about here, it’s the potential damage to your relationship. Those flowers you gift her on Valentine’s Day come with an underlying message. Get it wrong, and your relationship status will update to Loves Me Not.
 
Let me break it down.
 
What he thinks: This Valentine’s Day, I’m giving her flowers. I can’t go wrong here. It’s the gift that says I’m romantic.
What she thinks: Well that depends on a few things…

 
The Delivery
Did he send the flowers to your home?
What she thinks:  What’s the point, no one else will even see them. Is he embarrassed of me?
 
Did he send them to your workplace? 
What she thinks: Does he think I’m a narcissist that craves attention causing my significant other to publicly display his fondness for me? Next thing I know he’ll try to stick his tongue down my throat in front of my boss.
 
Did he bring the flowers to me in person after work?
What she thinks: Zilch on the thought level. Prince charming waited till the last minute, grabbing something on the way home.
 
Flower Type
 
Roses? 
What she thinks: How unoriginal. sigh
 
Not roses?
What she thinks: Cheapskate! Guess our relationship is not important enough to spring for the long stems. Gail at work got two dozen. Her boyfriend really cares about her.
 
The Color 
 
You may be asking yourself, who cares about the color? She does. Because every rose color has meaning. And maybe she doesn’t know that– but, what if she does? Or worse, what if Gail from work knows?
 
Red
What he thinks: The flowers are red.
What she thinks:  Oh my gosh, he loves me. This is too soon. Or red, yawn, so ordinary. The color that says, yippee, I got red roses on Valentine’s Day— just like half of the other women in the country. Bet they were on sale, too.
 
Not red? 
What he thinks: The flowers are not red.
What she thinks:  He doesn’t love me. He’s insecure with our relationship status and afraid of commitment. I mean there are red roses everywhere, and he went out of his way to pick a different color.
 
Yellow
What he thinks: The flowers are yellow.
What she thinks:  Oh, so he wants to play it this way. The dreaded, he just wants to be friends. Great friends. Gag. And on Valentine’s Day, nonetheless. Coward.
 
Peach
What he thinks: The flowers are some light orangey color. Whatever.
What she thinks:  He thinks I’m sweet. (Yeah, so is my grandma.)
 
Pink
What he thinks: The flowers are pink.
What her best friend thinks: Oh, you think she’s so beautiful, do you? So you finally admit it, you just like her for her looks. You mine as well give her a pork chop with a ribbon tied around it, if you really want her to feel like a piece of meat.
 
Orange
What he thinks: Why did she just smack me?
What she thinks: Orange relays a message of passion and desire.  So depending on your relationship status, the smack on the face, or the bum, was well deserved. 
 
Coral
What he thinks: These flowers are pink. Or orange.
What she thinks:  I fascinate you? What, am I a clown at the circus?
 
Blue: 
What he thinks: Cool. I’ve never seen blue roses before.
What she thinks:  He thinks I’m fake. Just like these fake flowers.
 

White
What he thinks: The flowers are white.
What she thinks: I will need to consult my friends on this one.
What your best friend thinks: Loverboy thinks you’re loyal. You know, like a faithful dog.
What your mom thinks:  Innocent? Yeah right. He’s a living and breathing man, gushing with testosterone. I’d gather to say his innocence isn’t his strongest trait. Dump the pervert.
What Gail from work thinks:  Ouch. Sympathy. (Do you really want to go there?)
 
 
Assorted Colors 
What he thinks:  I’m indecisive.
What she thinks: He’s indecisive. Furthermore, he lacks a backbone, and knows nothing about me. If he can’t even commit to a color, he surely cannot commit to us. Relationship status: game over.
 
No matter the delivery, the style, or the color, one thing is for certain. The life span of flowers is short. Every day she looks at them they will get a bit weaker, lose a little zest, and eventually shrivel up and die. A reminder of your relationship’s impending doom.
 
So, what should you buy her for Valentine’s Day?
Chocolate.

 
Because not getting her chocolate sends the biggest message of all:  
I think you are a profoundly obese bloated baboon who eats bonbons while watching reality shows all day. You don’t want her to think she’s a profoundly obese bloated baboon who eats bonbons all day while watching reality shows all day, right?
 
So spring for the chocolates…Just be sure to buy the right ones. 
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What’s your favorite gift to receive on Valentine’s Day? Please share in the comment section! ❤️

13 Chocolate Valentine Cookies Almost Too Cute to Eat

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I may not be a love expert, but logic (or, perhaps it’s my growling stomach) states:

The way to the heart is simple…chocolate.

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Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Cookies

Recipe here by Tutti Dolci

Chocolate Heart Sandwich Cookies

Recipe here by Cake Ninja

Chocolate Stuffed Kiss Cookies

Recipe here by The Monday Box


Chocolate Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies

Recipe here by Small Town

Valentine Box Cookies

Recipe here by Glorious Treats

 

Love Bug Marshmallow Cookies

Recipe here by Party Pinching

Chocolate Cherry Cut Out Hearts

Recipe here by Diane

Chocolate Box Cookies

Recipe here by Munchkin Munchies 


Chocolate Cookies with Raspberry Frosting 

Recipe here by Two Sisters Crafting

Chocolate Shortbread Heart Cookies

Recipe here by Two Peas and Their Pod

Chocolate Pudding Cookies

Recipe here by Crazy for Crust

Heart Shaped Oreo-like Cookies

Recipe here by Chelsea’s Messy Apron

 

Chocolate Cherry Pinwheel Cookies

Recipe here by Kevin is Cooking