TWD: Chocolate Ganache Ice Cream

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This week’s recipe is chocolate ganache ice cream chosen by Katrina of Baking and Boys…and can I just say wow?  My absolute favorite dessert in general is ice cream, more specifically chocolate ice cream, so it is really no surprise that this recipe was right up my alley.

The only question in my mind was what am I going to add to it…

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TWD:Rick Katz’s Brownies for Julia

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Let’s hear it for yet another chocolate recipe! This week Tanya of Chocolatechic chose Rick Katz’s Brownies for Julia on page 91 of Dorie’s book.  I don’t know about you, but I don’t think I have ever had a brownie that I truly didn’t like.  There are brownies I don’t love, and brownies I feel the need to alter ingredients on but as far as I’m concerned brownies are just plain good eats (do I owe a royalty to Alton Brown for that one? :) ).

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TWD: Cherry Fudge Brownie Torte

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This week’s TWD hostess is April of  Short + Rose and she chose the Cherry Fudge Brownie Torte.  Unlike our lovely hostess I really prefer not to sully my chocolate with cherries (or any other kind of fruit for that matter).

After reading the recipe I really wasn’t sure if I wanted to attempt this one or not – it was a more complicated and time consuming recipe which I wasn’t certain the little prince would give me the opportunity to complete and I wouldn’t even get to enjoy the fruits of my labor.  But “Prince Charming” was very supportive and nearly insisted that I should get back on my TWD wagon…of course he absolutely loves cherries and chocolate so I think his motives may have been somewhat suspect!

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TWD: Banana Bundt Cake and Brownie Buttons

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That’s right folks, it is another TWD double header.  Unfortunately, it is a late TWD double header…I guess that makes it a WWD double header.  Not that it is really an excuse by any means, but I just can’t seem to actually be on time for much of anything lately.  So, for now, I’m operating on the premise “better late than never.”

I was actually all ready to make last week’s Banana Bundt Cake but when I checked the basket I always keep my bananas in I had an insufficient supply of over ripe bananas, in fact I had an insufficient supply of bananas period, a grand total of 2.

I thought about just using a smaller pan but I really wanted to make the bundt cake.  So I looked for a smaller bundt pan while I was out and about and had no luck there either.  So I bought some more bananas and waited (patiently I assure you) until this week to make both the Banana Bundt Cake and the adorable Brownie Buttons.

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TWD: Chipster Topped Brownies

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*UPDATE* I’m obvioulsy a complete scatter brain.  I wrote this post on Tuesday at 9:52 PM and I THOUGHT I published it.  Obviously not since I have just discovered it has a Draft status.

It’s Tuesday again and time for TWD.  I know I’ve missed a few and I apologize to those who stopped by over the last few weeks to find nothing new at all, never mind the expected TWD posts.

I’m afraid I just haven’t been feeling up to baking recently, or up to much of anything else for that matter.  But this weekend was a nice long weekend and “Prince Charming” was out of town so I needed something to take my mind off being lonely.  This week’s Chipster Topped Brownie recipe certainly qualified.

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TWD:Caramel-Peanut-Topped Brownie Cake

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Today’s TWD recipe was selected by Tammy of Wee Treats by Tammy and I can’t thank her enough for her choice.   This recipe is right up my alley and I could hardly wait to get started on it.

For the second week in a row I found myself lacking the appropriate hardware for the recipe, but I forged ahead anyway and while I can’t say that the result was perfection this recipe is certainly going on my “Gotta make this again!” list.

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