Cherry Rum and Coke Slushy

Fresh cherries, coke, and a healthy dose of rum, frozen to slushy perfection. This is a fun cocktail with a hint of nostalgia for a hot summer day. Watch out for brain freeze! The idea for this cocktail started from the memory of cherry limeade. Its sweet-tart flavor and loads of crushed ice call out […]

Cherry Chocolate Ricotta Muffins

Ricotta almond muffins, with chunks of chocolate and cherries, topped with cocoa nibs and toasted almonds. These muffins have a tender crumb with aromatic flavors from the almonds and cherries and richness from the chocolate. I did not want these muffins to be overpoweringly sweet. So I used a combo of cocoa nibs and semi-sweet […]

Bourbon Cherry Chocolate Cake

Bourbon chocolate cake, cherry bourbon filling, chocolate ganache, and fresh cherries. Indulge in this rich chocolate cake with its sweet dark cherry filling, creamy chocolate ganache, and bright, fresh cherry garnish. A delicious way to start the new year! Ganache First layer with the filling Cake with ganache This cake has a spreadable chocolate ganache […]