Red, White, and Blueberries: 13 Star-Spangled Chocolate Desserts

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There’s nothing more inviting on a Fourth of July table spread than vibrant fresh fruit.

 

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…Except when that bright, juicy fruit is smothered with chocolate.

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13 Elegant Chocolate & Berry Desserts 

 

Strawberry and White Chocolate Charlotte Cake

Recipe here by Cooking LSL

Chocolate Fruit S’mores

Recipe here by Bakers Royale

 Red, White, and Blue Nachos

Recipe here by Kudo’s Kitchen by Renee

Vegan Chocolate and Vanilla Cheesecake with Berries

Recipe here by Hazel and Cacao

Brownie Flag

Recipe here by Spicy Southern Kitchen

Chocolate Bowls with Chambord Cream and Berries

Recipe here by Chef it Up

Chocolate Berry Trifle

Recipe here by The Kitchen is My Shrink

Chocolate Pancakes with Berries and Ice Cream

Recipe here by Today I will Bake

Berry Chocolate Streusal Bars

Recipe here by Baking A Moment

Mixed Berry and Chocolate Popovers

Recipe here by Lavendar and Lovage

Chocolate Cake with Mascarpone Cream and Berries

Recipe here by Bakes by Chi Chi

Chocolate Flourless Cake with Berry Coulis

Recipe here by Live Well Network

Hot Berries n’ Brownie Ice Cream Cake

Recipe here by Taste of Home

Wishing everyone a Happy 4th of July and a wonderful summer!

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Calling all Bakers: We’re Hosting a Recipe Exchange!

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Hello, Fellow Bloggers!  You’re invited to a Recipe Exchange.

We’re on the lookout for tasty summer desserts. If you have a recipe on your blog, featuring chocolate and berries, then we want to hear from you!


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  • Cakes/ Cupcakes
  • Pies
  • Ice Cream/ Popscicles
  • Brownies 
  • Cookies
  • Any other desserts!


This is a great opportunity to meet fellow bloggers, get exposure for your own blog, all while gaining a bounty of delicious recipes.


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To participate, please follow these procedures:

  • Please be sure that your dessert includes the mandatory ingredients for this Recipe Exchange: Chocolate, and one or more type of Berries.
  • Leave the name of your dessert, and a link to your blog’s recipe in the comment section below.
  • Submit as many recipes that you like!
  • Feel free to reblog this post for maximum exposure for all of the participants.
  • See a recipe you like? Be sure to share the love: Follow that baker’s blog, like their recipe blog post, and/or share on social media.
  • Check back in the future for more recipe exchanges!

 

 

Looking forward to your recipes.  Happy Baking! ❤️


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.

 

 

Berries, Bourbon, or Both?

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It’s National Strawberry Shortcake Day AND National Bourbon Day!

So much food. 

So much drink.

What’s a gal to do?

 

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

 Recipe by The Sugary Shrink

 Bourbon and Hot Fudge Milkshake 

Recipe by Drink Wire

 

Chocolate Pavlovas with Bourbon Strawberries 

Recipe by Floating Kitchen

 

13 Popsicles You Won’t Find in your Grocer’s Freezer

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Summer is officially on! And it’s hot out there, to say the least. The heat might be great when you’re swimming in the pool or relaxing at the beach.  But, when you’re clothes are soaked from sweat, just from walking from the car to the house door, it’s time for some relief.

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My solution? Chill out with a chocolate gourmet popsicle. 

If you’ve never made homemade pops, be prepared to get addicted fast. You can use any base for the liquid, which really comes in handy when you want a healthy option, or you want to make an adult cocktail version. Then, add your choice of ingredients. Fresh fruits, nuts, coconut, chocolate chips, cookies, sprinkles… the flavor combinations are endless.


I’ve gathered a collection of scrumptious frozen Popsicle recipes to get you started. Banoffee Pie, Strawberry White Chocolate, Taramisu, and the always popular, Chunky Monkey!  What are your favorite Popsicle flavors?


13 Chocolate Popsicle Recipes


 

Playing it Cool!

Save those sticks! Once you have an ample supply of Popsicle sticks, why not recycle them into summer fun? You can find directions for this exploding chain reaction here.

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