Luckily, moonshine isn’t overpowering when you bake with it, and I wanted to offer up some kind of hooch cake as a Virginia treat. Its vanilla-like flavor pairs well with chocolate, and the orange zest and nutmeg complement both.
semisweet chocolate chips
Honey-roasted peanuts are one of my secret addictions. They’re just salty-sweet enough and have an irresistible crunch. I’ve started using them in everything from salads to chocolate desserts. Consider this pie. I mean, how could you not notice my obsession when you see 2 cups of peanuts piled on top of a chocolate ganache?
This almond cake is delicious as is, but can also be served with a dusting of confectioners’ sugar, whipped cream, or zabaglione. It’s great for breakfast or brunch, as well as dessert.
My younger daughter, Madison, loves banana bread, so I always keep extra bananas on hand and let them get super ripe (almost black!) just to make it for her. Overripe bananas are very sweet, which means you can cut back on the sugar without missing any sweetness. The first time I tried making a quick […]
Now, here’s a chocolate cake that’ll make everyone happy.
Children of the 1980s, you’re gonna love this one.