13 Chocolate and Orange Recipes 🍊

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When we think of chocolate desserts with fruit, we often think of strawberries, raspberries, and bananas. Citrus? Not so much. But, why not?

Let’s take a look at Oranges. They’re the perfect summer fruit. A little sweet, a little sour, capable of waking up your senses one at a time.

 

The smell,

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The feel,

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The taste.

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There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day. 

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Now take that tart, juicy masterpiece, and blend it with decadent chocolate. 

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The results? Nothing short of magic.

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13 Chocolate and Orange Recipes 

to Celebrate your Tastebuds


Baked Dark Chocolate Mousse with Orange Curd

Recipe here by Follow the Fork


 

Chocolate Orange Twists

Recipe here by Lazy Cat Kitchen

Nigella’s Flourless Chocolate Orange Cake

Recipe here by Neighbor Food

Dark Chocolate Orange Ice Cream

Recipe here by Barefeet in the Kitchen

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

Recipe here by Shades of Cinnamon

Orange Chocolate Brioche Rolls

Recipe here by A Cookie Named Desire

Dark Chocolate, Almond & Orange Lace Cookies

Recipe here by My Jerusalem Kitchen

Chocolate Orange Pistachio Bark

Recipe here by This Mama Cooks

Chocolate Cinnamon Orange Pots de Creme

Recipe here by The Fed Up Foodie

Chocolate Orange Macarons

Recipe here by Steph in Thyme

Chocolate Orange Brownies

Recipe here by Eat Cake For Dinner

Chocolate Orange Checkerboard Cake

Recipe here by Lucy and the Runaways

Chocolate Orange Pudding with Grand Marnier

Recipe here by The Globe and Mail

 Are you a fan of Orange and Chocolate? If so, which recipe would you most like to try?

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Chocolate Covered Pink Party

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I’m not sure when or where the evolution of color days occurred.  


But I hear today is Pink Dayand I’m owning it.



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13 Party Ideas for a Chocolate Covered Pink Party


Pink Chocolate Fountain (photo)

 


Pink Cupcake Flower Centerpiece (photo)

YES, those are cupcakes, not flowers!!

Get a tutorial here.

 

White Chocolate Cranberry Martini

Recipe here.

 


Pink Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Treats photo

 


Pink Chocolate Strawberry Tower (photo)

Find out how to make your own strawberry tower here.


Chocolate Flower Cake

Find step-by-step directions here.


Mini Meringue Candy Cones

Recipe by Rook No. 17


Pink Chocolate Magnolia Cupcakes

You won’t believe the simple tool used to make these gorgeous flowers!

Easy Directions here.

 

 

Pink Chocolate Doughnuts

Recipe here.

 

Raspberry Meringue Sandwiches with Whipped Dark Chocolate Ganache Filling

Recipe here by Baking a Moment

 

Pink White Chocolate Mousse

Find recipe here.

 

Elegant Heart Shaped Macarons with White Chocolate filling

Get the recipe here.

 

 

Pink Ombré Chocolate Cherries photo

So Pretty!

Find directions here.

 

 

Macaroons or Macarons?

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Happy Macaroon Day….or, is that Macaron Day?  


Although many use the spellings interchangeably, most pastry experts define them as two very distinct cookies.

 

The macaroon, is a bit crunchy on the outside, with a sweet chewy, dense center.  They are often made of egg whites, coconut and/or almonds, and sweetened condensed milk.  Preferably, they are dipped or drizzled with chocolate, as in these Dark Chocolate Coconut Almond Macaroons by A Dash of Sass.

 

 

In contrast, the macaron, is a round sandwich cookie made of egg whites, sugar, and almond flour.  It can be filled with a variety of fillings, such as ganache, jam, or buttercream, offering infinite flavor combinations.

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Chocolate Macaron with Bittersweet Mocha Ganache

Recipe by Hungry Rabbit

 

Chocolate Macaron with Orange Ganache

Recipe by Bon Appetit

 

Macarons or Macaroons? Dip either in chocolate, and I’ll be in French Pastry Heaven! Photo

 

What’s your preference?