How many recipes are there for chocolate cakes? Thousands? Hundreds of thousands? Correct answer? Never enough 🙂
This one is of the dark, moist, seductive kind. And it´s sneaky. It grabs hold of your tongue, possessively, and doesn´t let go until you take a big gulp of ice cold milk… But even after that it leaves you unsatisfied, yearning for more…
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The first time I had this cake I was in Amsterdam visiting some good friends from Finland (and no, this is not one of those types of brownies!). Finnish friends that I met in Oklahoma. Yes, Sanna, I am talking about your Swedish brownie cake 🙂
I somewhat remembered the recipe (I think) and have baked the cake many times over after that wonderful weekend in Amsterdam. Ready for a truly international cake?
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Finally, after a birthday party and a nice long fall break in Spain with our great friends, I have resumed the position:
On the couch, my favorite blanket over me, my macbook on my lap and a cup of tea beside me. And the movie “Coco avant Chanel” playing in the background. Writing about chocolate in the absence of chocolate required a little side-tracker… Chocolate lovers; brace yourselves.
Continue reading “Chocolate cobbler: a success story!”
For those of you (if any!) that are under the impression that my life is all smooth sailin´and that Karen has full control, here is hard, cold proof (or very hot proof in this particular case) that this is far from the truth!
I found this great recipe for a chocolate cobbler a few weeks ago, and have just been waiting for the right time to take it for a test run… Continue reading “Sh*t happens”
I know, I know… It is a risky post this close to bikini-season, but I baked this cake for Oda Elise´s first birthday party so I´m posting anyway. Happy birthday, OE! 😀
This is a dangerously, mouthwateringly moist chocolate cake with a hint of spice. And, what a bonus, it is easy to make! Few ingredients (many of them you´ll probably have in the house), short time in the oven, and no need to wait for the cake to cool down before you poor the icing over.
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