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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13 Non-Chocolate Drool-worthy Desserts

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No Chocolate?  

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If you’ve visited this site before, you might be thinking…

This post-

I can’t believe it’s not chocolate!

That’s because today is National Opposite Day!

So, today only, I bring you-

13 Non-Chocolate Desserts, and believe it or not, even lacking my favorite ingredient, they’re ridiculously scrumptious!

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Caramel Apple Dump Cake

Recipe here by Novice Chef Blog

Coconut Flan

Recipe here by Food Network 

Boozy Butterscotch Cinnamon Roll Cake

Recipe here by The Moon Blush Baker

Banana Cream Pie

Recipe here by A Spicy Perspective 


Twinkie Bundt Cake

Recipe here by The Kitchen Prep Blog

Creme Brulee Doughnuts

Recipe here by Sugar Hero

Blackberry Peach Hand Pies

Recipe here by Blackberry Girl

Individual Frozen Key Lime Pies

Recipe here by This Silly Girl’s Life

 

Gingerbread Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

Recipe here by Torna-Dough Alli


Lemon Molten Cake

Recipe here by Cooking Classy

Banana Pudding Taramisu

Recipe here by Grand Baby Cakes

Orange Rolls

Recipe here by Lil Luna

Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichanga 

Recipe here by OMG Chocolate Desserts

 

 

Chocolate Tarts for Thanksgiving

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13 Recipes to be Thankful for on Thanksgiving Day

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Bittersweet Chocolate Pumpkin Tart

Recipe here by Love and Oil

Chocolate Orange Tart

Recipe here by Donalskehan 

Dark Chocolate Tart with Blackberries and Hazelnut Praline

Recipe here by From the Kitchen 


Coconut Chocolate Tartlet

Recipe here by Jacquelyn Clark

Nutella Tart with Toasted Hazelnut Crust

Recipe here by Sally’s Baking Addiction 

Red Wine Poached Pear Chocolate 

Recipe here by Domestic Gothess

Cannoli Tart

Recipe here by Tasty Kitchen

Chocolate Whiskey Tart

Recipe here by Planet Byn 


Smores Tart

Recipe here by Flour Arrangements 

Bittersweet Chocolate Tart with Salted Caramelized Pistachios 

Recipe here by Fine Cooking

Reeses Peanut Butter Tart

Recipe here by Hungry Couple NYC

Chocolate Kahlua Walnut Tart

Recipe here by Target

Oreos Cookies n Cream No Bake Tart

Recipe here by What Jessica Baked Next

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What is your favorite Thanksgiving dessert?

13 Sophisticated Ice Cream Toppings

We’re raising the bar for National Fudge Sundae Day.

 

There’s nothing wrong with the classic sundae you grew up with, complete with hot fudge and a cherry. But, if you really want to splurge, it’s time to explore some new mature flavor combinations… meaning, it’s time to upgrade your kiddie sundae.

 

Think of a scoop of ice cream as a blank canvas. 

Now, add a sprinkle of WHAM

A couple spoonfuls of POW. 

A dollop of BANG.

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And suddenly you’ve discovered your new comfort food.


 

13 Sophisticated Adult Ice Cream Toppings


Brandied Cherries 

Recipe

 

Toasted Coconut

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Cacao Nibs 

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Chocolate Sunflower Seeds

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Cinnamon Roasted Cashews

Recipe

 

Candied Orange Peel

Recipe


Salty Espresso Cocoa Almonds

Recipe here

 

Triple Berry Compote

Recipe

 

Chocolate Covered Peanut Brittle

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Grilled Pineapple with Cinnamon and Brown Sugar

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Chocolate Covered Bacon

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Kahlua Hot Fudge Sauce

Recipe here

 

Bourbon Chocolate Whipped Cream

Recipe

 What ingredients make up your favorite sundae?

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

 

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What’s your preference?

 

Oranges with a New Twist

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Every day we seem to be honoring a different food. The best part about this tradition is trying new foods and recipes. Today we celebrate the Candied Orange Peel. Alone, or in one of these chocolate recipes, the candied orange is a stampede of flavor on your palate.

 

Candied Orange & Nut Chocolate Cake

Recipe by Tina’s Cooking

Bittersweet Chocolate Bark with Candied Orange Peel

Recipe by Recipe.com

Bittersweet-Chocolate Bark with Candied Orange Peels

 

Chocolate and Orange Pots de Creme

Recipe by The Kiwi Cook

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