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Updated GF Ultimate Chocolate Fudge Cake

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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Ultimate Chocolate Fudge Cake for Easy to Make Very Special Mother's Day CakesIt’s time to revisit this Ultimate Chocolate Fudge Cake to make this dessert easier and more foolproof.   is not only gluten-free but perfect for Passover.  I can’t even begin to guess how many of these Ultimate Chocolate Fudge Cakes we made at the bakery but I do remember having to glaze and cut 69 at one point for a banquet – 1104 pieces.  It seemed like they would never end.  For a brief moment, I almost gave up on chocolate.

Remember when the flourless chocolate cakes took everyone by storm?  They were everywhere.  The problem was most of them were dry, dry, dry and not worth the trouble.  Just because something is flourless doesn’t make it good!  However, this Ultimate Chocolate Fudge Cake is ultra-smooth and has a deep, intense chocolate taste without being bitter or overwhelming. Continue reading

Candy For Your Valentine

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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Truffles|Candy|Pastries Like a PrRed Roses, dinner out, jewelry and candy headline the possible gifts for Valentine’s Day. Of all of these, candy is my favorite followed by yellow roses or tulips tied with a lavender ribbon.

So for this Valentine’s Day, I have searched my posts and come up with six candy recipes that will make any candy lover happy.  They are all easy and can be made ahead so there is no last minute rush.  You will notice I have a predilection for macadamia nuts for which I do not apologize.  They are among my favorite nuts that are definitely worth the splurge for your Valentine.

Just in case you missed it, I like to stack up shards of candy.

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Two Ingredient (almost) Fudge Hearts

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
COPYRIGHT, HELEN S. FLETCHER, 2020. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
ALL PHOTOS BY PASTRIES LIKE A PRO UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

Two Ingredient Fudge HeartsTwo Ingredient Fudge Hearts couldn’t be an easier surprise for that someone special on Valentine’s day.  Just a couple of steps and these Fudge Hearts are ready to go.

For those in St. Louis that watch me on KMOV’s Great Day St. Louis, I will be on the first Thursday of every month now.  This is the segment for this Thursday.

These do not require anything but heating a few ingredients together.  No taking temperatures or concern that the fudge hearts will be grainy when finished.  Perfect fudge, every time.

They can be finished with any topping you wish such as nuts, chocolate chips, etc.  I chose red sugar, chocolate sprinkles, brick pieces and white chocolate drizzle.  But anyway you choose to do them, no finish, all one finish or multiple finishes these fudge hearts are sure to please. Continue reading