This tall, moist cake is swathed in a creamy sour cream chocolate frosting and gets a salty kick from crunchy pretzels.
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Movie theater buttered popcorn fans, buttered popcorn jelly bean enthusiasts—you know who you are. This ice cream is for you.
Being big fans of olive oil gelato, it was only a matter of time before we took it to the next level by pairing awesome ice cream with olive oil and a bit of finishing salt.
This week we indulged our personal addiction to salted desserts. And boy, did you just fuel our problem! From peanut and pretzel packed blondies to salted caramel topped shortbread, here are 12 of your best salty-sweet treats.
In the world of desserts, sugar often reigns supreme. But just a little salt can bring out the flavor in many sweets, whether they're caramel, chocolate, or nut-based. Here are nine of our favorite dessert recipes that come alive with a pinch of salt.
This year, instead of buying tschotskes that my friends and family will have to dust until they end up in a yard sale or on eBay, I'm trying to make as made homemade gifts as I can. One of the first recipes that came to mind for holiday gift giving was my beloved Chocolate 'Crack'—it's easy, it's inexpensive, and it's absolutely impossible to pass up. But it's even better with a winter-appropriate peppermint spin.
This salty and sweet chocolate bark is a super easy holiday variation of classic Chocolate 'Crack.'
Most traditional recipes use semi-sweet chocolate chips and sweetened flake or shredded coconut, but if you have access to really good dark chocolate chips and unsweetened shredded coconut, it will cut the sweetness factor substantially. If desired you can substitute your favorite nut instead of the peanuts. Any plain potato chips will do, but chips with ridges lend a nice textural element.
This salty and sweet bark is super easy to make and more than mildly addictive. Most traditional recipes use semi-sweet chocolate chips, but if you have access to really good dark chocolate, it will take the recipe to the next level.
This is part brownie, part cookie that highlights the salty marcona almonds in a decidedly rich, chocolate body.