pb cup fudge ripple cheesecake popsicles...

Nov 3, 2010 by

it’s no secret that i have a sweet tooth.  one of my favorite restaurants is the cheesecake factory, and i do not love them for their food, but for their cheesecake.  redonkulously overpriced, but amazingly perfect in every way cheesecake.  my absolute favorite is adam’s peanut butter cup fudge ripple cheesecake, there’s nothing else on the menu that even comes close to comparing to this masterpiece.  obviously, i cannot indulge myself in this very often, but have found a way to enjoy it at home…  for a lot less calories and a lot less moo-lah. tom bought me a popsicle mold for my birthday this year, and it has been a lot of fun making tasty creations with it.  i started out with the basics, like chocolate pudding and juice mixed with club soda, but...

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“f” is for fudge brownies...

Feb 25, 2010 by

ever since i was a little girl i have been fascinated with chocolate and cooking.  this was one of my first “signature” recipes found in the “alpha bakery children’s cookbook” published by gold-medal flour.  i remember saving up the upc’s off the bottom of flour bags and sending them away with a check for shipping and handling.   it was a very exciting day when that cookbook arrived! my favorite recipe from the book is below.  the recipe can easily be doubled to go in a 9×13″ pan.  (9×13″ pan = more gooey center brownies!) 1/4 c margarine or butter 6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips 3/4 c sugar 2/3 c of gold medal all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp salt 2 eggs 1/2 c chopped nuts, if you like 1/2 c semi-sweet chocolate...

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