I love giving people presents, regardless of the occasion, and feel homemade gifts are often better than anything you can purchase in a store. A few weeks back, my friend received an amazing homemade chocolate babka for her birthday and it was so decadent and delicious, I had to try and replicate the dish. This Gourmet recipe produced a rich and chewy bread, which is essentially a cinnamon loaf, swapping the spice for chocolate. It's not a quick recipe (about 6 hours from start to finish), but if you have some spare time on the weekend, it's definitely worth the effort.
Chocolately Chocolate Chip Cookies
As far as baked goods are concerned, it doesn't get much better than homemade chocolate chip cookies. At least that's what I thought until I made these. The cookie itself has a great, cake-like texture, but its rich, chocolately flavor is more reminiscent of a brownie. I used ...read more