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February 9th, 2018

Fudge Cake

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, this chocolate fudge cake may be the way to win over a few hearts.  This rich and delicious cake is easy to make and guaranteed to satisfies any chocolate craving!  Be sure to take the time to toast your pecans before you add them- the difference is amazing.

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Fudge Cake

Ingredients

1 cup  butter
4 (1-oz.) squares semisweet baking chocolate, finely chopped
1 3/4 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour, sifted
Dash of  salt
1 cup chopped toasted pecans*
1 teaspoon vanilla

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September 3rd, 2015

Katharine Hepburn Brownies

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A good brownie recipe is essential to every family.  These Katharine Hepburn Brownies are not only fabulous- they are so quick and so easy, this may just become your go-to brownie recipe.

The story, as reported in the New York Times, is that this is Katharine Hepburn’s favorite brownie – the trick:  Don’t put in too much flour, and don’t over bake them.

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I love that these brownies mix in one pot- easy!  I also love that they are loaded with walnuts – my personal favorite way to enjoy a brownie!  These brownies definitely live up to their All-Star heritage!

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July 23rd, 2015

Mississippi Mud Brownies

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When is a brownie more than just a brownie?  When it’s topped off with gooey marshmallows, toasted pecans and smothered in chocolate.

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These Mississippi Mud Brownies are highly addictive!  I don’t make them unless I know I have some place to take and share them – otherwise, I might just eat the entire pan myself!  This is one recipe you need to put at the top of your “must make soon” list-  You won’t be sorry, I promise!

Mississippi Mud Brownies

Mississippi Mud Brownies

Ingredients

1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans (more to taste)
1 cup butter
3 tablespoons dutch processed baking cocoa
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June 3rd, 2015

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

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Summer months bring lots of get together with food and fun.  And what’s a good summer potluck without chocolate cake?  When I saw this recipe for Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake in Southern Living, my taste buds immediately went back to Church potlucks and a woman who always made this mayonnaise cake.  At the time I admit it sounded a little weird, but after one bite I was as believer!

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The mayo acts like sour cream to give this cake a rich and moist flavor.  Top it off with cream cheese frosting and you’ll see how fast this cake disappears!

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February 17th, 2015

Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Pudding Cake (Crock Pot)

Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Pudding Cake

Who says Crock Pots are just for hot and ready dinners?  I love knowing this Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Pudding Cake is waiting for me!!

Serve it up with a scoop of ice cream and forget all about those winter blues.

Crock Pot Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Pudding Cake

Ingredients

1 cup flour
1 1/4 cup sugar (divided use)
4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (divided use)
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter, melted
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
6 Reeses Peanut Butter Cups (3 double packages) more for garnish if desired
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