Category: Chocolate

Four For Fudge Cake

Here’s another great WAR (Work Avoidance Ritual) to gladden the hearts of your household… or, in my case, the Mathematician’s Potluck next Wednesday! Four for Fudge Cake That’s right – only four ingredients (plus a pinch of salt). This is NOT vegan:  there are eggs, and possibly a bit of dairy in the chocolate, depending…

Vegan Buttercream Icing/Frosting

I’m making my Hazelnut-Pear Torte for a dinner party tomorrow, and researched some healthier-but-delicious buttercreams to go with it. So let’s leap in! In each case, the quantity will make enough to dress one 7” cake in two layers. Sweet Potato Buttercream – which tastes much better than it sounds. Ingredients: 2 medium sweet potatoes,…

Vegan Brownies – yum!

VEGAN CHOCOLATE BROWNIES For a variety of health-related reasons, I’ve been attempting to go vegan. Truth to tell, it’s been a dismal failure, especially over Thanksgiving – partly because I cannot resist cooking for others, and partly because I love my once-a-year stuffing made with rye bread, fresh herbs, and a handful of sour cherries…