Posts tagged ‘dark chocolate’

January 14th, 2014

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

by Chrissy

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK3

I love scones. Homemade scones to be exact. They are such a pleasant morning treat. In my scones, I always tend to go easy on the butter, so I can still feel great about eating half of the batch.

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK11

I realize that it’s not fall anymore, but let’s get real, pumpkin is always in season.

Pumpkin Cranberry Scones with Dark Chocolate Drizzle_LYK5

Plus, I just found out that my fancy new membership at Restaurant Depot, allows me to purchase the largest can of pumpkin puree. Ever. So, … Read more...

February 18th, 2013

Dark Chocolate Banana Bread {with Coconut}

by Chrissy

 Double Chocolate Banana Coconut Bread_LYK6

Let me break it down for you, real quick: banana + dark chocolate = ah-mazing.

But, banana + dark chocolate + coconut = heaven!

Double Chocolate Banana Coconut Bread_LYK5

Seriously, this banana bread is quite the treat.

Double Chocolate Banana Coconut Bread_LYK4

Have you ever had a frozen chocolate-covered banana?

I sure hope you said,  “duh”.

This totally reminds me of those treasures, except just imagine that it was dipped in a layer of coconut.

Double Chocolate Banana Coconut Bread_LYK1

Besides the shredded coconut, the coconut oil is a key player in this recipe. … Read more...

June 7th, 2012

Dark Chocolate Chunk Rocky Road Cookies

by Chrissy

My pal at work was grocery shopping and found something that I clearly needed.

Marshmallow Bits. Yup. I must admit, it was only recently that I knew they existed. Often, I’ve had desperate feelings to buy those little hot chocolate packets w/marshmallows, and, well…pick out all of the mini marshmallows.


Best. Gift. Ever. Although I had some explaining to do every time someone walked passed my desk, eying my mallows, with one eye-brow lifted, indicating confusion and curiosity as to … Read more...