Cannoli Cake Recipe

This Cannoli Cake boasts all the best flavors of the Italian dessert in a delicious layer cake! Moist layers of ricotta cake studded with chocolate chips are held together by a fluffy and flavorful mascarpone buttercream.

Cannoli Cake Recipe

I have had the idea for this cannoli cake recipe bouncing around in my brain for a year. Over a year. Well over a year.

A long time. It took me a long time to make it. But, in reality, it didn’t take a long time to make. Does that make sense? It does to me. By the time I got around to making the cake I realized it took no longer than a regular layer cake. Oh, how the wheels of my mind turn.

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Tart

This Chocolate Covered Strawberry Tart is what every chocoholics’ dreams are made of. A crispy, chocolate cookie crust filled to bursting with fresh strawberry jam and the silkiest chocolate ganache you’ve ever tasted. Then a garnish of fresh, bright berries – for good measure and a real “wow” factor. It’ll make you fall in love.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Tart

Let’s talk about this chocolate covered strawberry tart, shall we?

Let’s talk about the Oreo cookie crust and how dang easy it is to put together! Because it requires only two ingredients!

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Tart

Then again, the chocolate filling may be easier? It also requires only two ingredients!

The strawberry filling is just a simple layer of strawberry jam! We all know I’m partial to Seth’s – it truly is the best! But (and not to sound like the Barefoot Contessa over here), store-bought is fine.

Valentine's Day Chocolate Desserts
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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries are an indulgent and easy Valentine’s Day dessert that can be made for a fraction of the cost of the high-priced, store-bought ones. Customize them with your favorite chocolate – dark, milk, or white. You can even top them with crushed cookies, candies, or sprinkles!
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Recipe

Buckle up, y’all. We’re starting Valentine’s Day preparations with a batch of chocolate covered strawberries!

Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Recipe

Some may argue that it’s too soon to start Valentine’s Day planning.

Some may argue that it’s just a holiday invented by the greeting card companies to sell more product.

Melted Ghirardelli Chocolate

And to those people I say….shut your mouth! But not before you put a chocolate covered strawberry in it!

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Cara Cara Orange Bars (with a thyme shortbread crust!)

Cara Cara Orange Bars are full of flavor from bright winter citrus at the season’s peak! Earthy thyme in a buttery shortbread crust compliments the sweet without overpowering it. Enjoy this simple and delectable recipe before the end of citrus season!

I am living for these Cara Cara orange bars with thyme shortbread crust right now!

It’s such a blessing that peak citrus season also happens to be in the dead of winter! Gimme all those winter citrus recipes!

Cara Cara Orange Bar Recipe

We need a little bright.

A little tart.

A little sweet.

Winter Citrus Dessert Recipes

Ok, a lot sweet.

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Peppermint Mocha Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Peppermint Mocha Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches are a delicious make-ahead frozen dessert that boast all the wonderful flavors of winter! Buttery, chocolatey shortbread cookies sandwiching creamy peppermint ice cream – what could be better?!
Peppermint Mocha Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

I told you I had one more Peppermint Mocha treat up my sleeve!

If I’m being honest, these Peppermint Mocha Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches were not the original plan. There was going to be a pavlova situation happening, but it didn’t…uh…y’know…happen.

Peppermint Mocha Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

That’s ok! We adjust and change and frankly, make the thing that feels right and lights us up instead of what we feel we should do or what the original plan was.

Peppermint Ice Cream Product Shot

I’m really softening with age.

These shortbread cookies though? They’re not soft. They’re crisp and buttery and crumbly and perfect for sandwiching layers of creamy peppermint ice cream. After they’re dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with crushed peppermint candies, of course!

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Peppermint Mocha Cereal Treats

Peppermint Mocha Cereal Treats are an easy, no-bake Christmas dessert option for anyone and everyone. They combine all the delicious flavors of a Peppermint Mocha Latte with the ease of marshmallow cereal treats. Find the recipe at the link below!

Peppermint Mocha Cereal Treat Recipe

This is the last of ‘em. The last of the Christmas creations.

And, maybe, the last of the peppermint mocha situation, too.

Peppermint Mocha Cereal Treat Recipe

Then again. Maybe not. Maybe I’ve got another peppermint-y, mocha-y treat coming.

Because I’m totally on board with Gilmore Girls Season 7. At least, one point they make in Season 7, because, by and large, the final season is basically a gigantic dumpster fire. (Stay with me here – I have a point, I promise.)

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