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Olive Oil Cake with Roasted Grapes & Chocolate Ganache

Carrie Vasios Mullins 7 comments

This elegant dessert marries three components: a moist olive oil cake made with cornmeal and flavored with orange, sweet olive oil-roasted grapes, and a thin coating of bittersweet chocolate ganache. More

Chocoholic: Chocolate Covered Candy Corn Layer Cake

Sweets Yvonne Ruperti 3 comments

In this ode to candy corn, a buttery, tri-color cake is layered with buttercream frosting and enrobed in chocolate ganache. It's the perfect un-scary Halloween cake. More

Chocolate Covered Candy Corn Layer Cake

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

Butter blasted cake layered with buttery buttercream and enrobed in chocolate ganache. The perfect un-scary Halloween cake. More

The Dark Knight Cake (Triple Chocolate Layer Cake)

Serious Eats Stephanie Stiavetti 5 comments

I've dubbed this gorgeously rich, moist cake The Dark Knight, as it's a tall, glowering tower of triple chocolate intensity. More

Choco-Nacho from 'Ultimate Nachos'

Kate Williams 1 comment

The dessert chapter in Lee Frank and Rachel Anderson's Ultimate Nachos is short and sweet, as it should be. Around half of the sweets aren't nachos per se, but they have flavors in common, like corn and avocado. The other half are, of course, chip-based. For example, these chocolatey nachos take a quick dip in semisweet ganache before being drizzled with goat's milk cajeta—aka caramel sauce with attitude. More

Boston Cream Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 2 comments

Much more cake than pie, thick pastry cream and oozing chocolate ganache make up for the misnomer. Mad Hungry Cravings has the simple but satisfying recipe. More

Let Them Eat: Chocolate Decadence Cake

Sweets Stephanie Stiavetti 2 comments

As far as chocolate cakes go, this one is the ultimate in decadence, hence its name. The moist cake is hugged tightly by smooth buttercream, and thick blanket of ganache on top seals the goodness in with a kiss. There's no escaping this cake, so don't even try. More

Chocolate Decadence Cake

Serious Eats Stephanie Stiavetti 3 comments

As far as chocolate cakes go, this one is the ultimate in decadence, hence its name. The moist cake is hugged tightly by smooth buttercream, and thick blanket of ganache on top seals the goodness in with a kiss. There's no escaping this cake, so don't even try. More

Chocolate Pretzel Tart

Serious Eats Anna Markow Post a comment

Rich, chocolatey, salty, sweet, and easier to make than you might think. More

Holiday Eclairs with Chocolate Peppermint Ganache

Serious Eats Stephanie Stiavetti 1 comment

These decadent pastries will make a perfect addition to your holiday dessert table. A hint of mint makes for a surprising—and delicious—twist. More

BraveTart: Make Your Own Milanos

Sweets Bravetart 7 comments

Santa and Milanos have equally substantiated merits. Santa supposedly rewards children for their behavior and Milanos ostensibly taste good. Both claims remain scientifically impossible to prove, but even so, people continue to believe in them because both point to something beautiful. More

Homemade Milanos

Serious Eats Bravetart 8 comments

To make mint or orange Milanos, just substitute the extract of choice for the vanilla in the ganache. More

Triple Chocolate Cream Puffs

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 3 comments

To encapsulate the velvety chocolate cream, it could be none other than a chocolate puff. More

Éclairs

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

The pastry cream used to fill these éclairs doesn't have to be vanilla—it can be flavored with any sort of extract or oil you'd like, orange flower water is particularly nice. Or for chocolate, simply add a few tablespoons of chocolate ganache to the pastry cream. More

How to Make Chocolate Ganache Truffles

Sweets Kumiko Mitarai 11 comments

Chocolate ganache truffles are the perfect DIY Valentine's Day gift. In their simplest version, they are not at all hard to make. Roughly shaped and rolled in cocoa powder, they look like the fungus they're named after. Whoever gets them will feel very special. More

How to Make Chocolate Ganache

Sweets Liz Gutman 4 comments

Ganache is the standard filling for bonbons and is widely used in all pastry, yet many find it intimidating to make at home. Ganache is actually quite simple to prepare, and can be used in a wide variety of delicious desserts. Here's a step-by-step visual guide to help you along the way. More

Rose Levy Beranbaum's Chocolate Tomato Cake with Mystery Ganache

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 26 comments

Rose Levy Beranbaum created this cake for Campbell's soup and explains in the recipe's introduction that the tomato soup adds both color and a zing to the cake. She also claims that no one can ever guess what the mystery ingredient is when she brings it to a party. So is it fantastic or kind of foul? I had to try it out for myself. More

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