Cravings Sweets

Dark Chocolate Bacon Truffles

Check out this See’s candy killer! This truffle’s base starts off with dark chocolate and then is infused with bacon in two different ways! Bacon grease is melted with the dark chocolate and butter, chilled, and then mixed in with tiny crispy bacon bits! Get at some of these See’s! (Thx CTC)

Cravings Recipes Sweets

Gordon Ramsay’s Four-Minute Chocolate Mousse

I felt obligated to post about the bad ass chef Gordon Ramsay with the season premiere of his famous show Hells Kitchen tonight! Lets see if he actually is the great chef he boasts about on the show! Some of the things you will need are the following:

  • 100 g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids)
  • 300 ml double cream
  • 2 tbsp Amaretto or other liqueur (optional)
  • 1 large egg white
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • handful of amaretti biscuits, to garnish
  • white or dark chocolate shavings, to garnish

For the whole recipe in under four minutes check out My Sweet Life for the scoop!


Melting Pot: Ying Yang Chocolate Fondue

So I had the lovely opportunity on Sunday to go to the Melting Pot, which if you do not know is a fondue restaurant that has several locations throughout the US. The food was good…ect, ect, but the chocolate fondue blew my mind! I am a huge fan of dark chocolate but it can be a little strong at times so I thought a mix of half white chocolate and half dark chocolate would be  the perfect combination and boy was I right! Look at this awesome creation, a true balance of some great flavors. Defiantly check this chocolate fondue pot out, so worth the money. (Thx flickr)


Scanwich: Scan-doughnut?


Sometimes sandwiches just don’t cut it and you have to scan a donut. Here we have a dark chocolate cake donut covered in vanilla bean ice-cream. Better get a good glass cleaner for that scanner of yours. (Thx Scanwiches)


Craving: Peanut Butter Cup Cake

When Bakerella craves chocolate, so do I. This cake is based on a mix, and has buttermilk and peanut butter cups added to it. The frosting is made from dark chocolate, peanut butter and heavy cream.