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This recipe came about purely due to hubris. I had a vision of creating the moistest and most decadent chocolate cake around. After doing some research I saw that there was something known as a Brooklyn Blackout Cake—chocolate custard sandwiched between devil’s food cake layers and then slathered in chocolate frosting…Bingo, I found my starting […]

Chocolate Trifle


Deeply chocolate cupcakes, filled with ganache and topped with peppermint Swiss meringue buttercream make for the perfect holiday treat!

Chocolate and Peppermint Cupcakes


This rich chocolate cake is complemented by a Nutella and mascarpone frosting and toasted hazelnuts. Perfect for celebrating, even when celebrating is hard.

Chocolate & Nutella Cake


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