Chocolate

Mama managed a household of four girls, one work-acholic husband, and volunteered outside of the home three days a week.  Busy as she was, Mama always managed to serve a delicious home-cooked meal complete with dessert, every night.  Looking back now, I marvel at her ability to get things done and to do it with […]

Simple Snack Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Recipe

Don’t come to the South with an empty stomach and not leave room for pound cake. It is the quintessential Southern dessert and this White Chocolate Poundcake does not disappoint. Like most pound cakes, it is moist, dense, and delicious on its own. Want to dress it up for company? Sprinkle some powdered sugar or […]

White Chocolate Pound Cake with Pecans & White Chocolate Glaze Recipe

I am not one for social media holidays. However, with hurricanes and a pandemic, I am all for a simple homemade treat and the sugary smells of cookies in the oven. While I make my living and have a passion for cake, cookies are my first love and preferred treat. Like all good things, chocolate […]

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day + Recipe

classic chocolate chip cookies from Minette Rushing

Well, the Best Chocolate Cake is a hit. Let’s take it to the next level, if that is even possible, with Minette’s Chocolate Mousse Cake. Using two layers of the Best Chocolate Cake, Mascarpone mousse, strawberries, and ganache, you can create a dessert cake that your guests will fawn over. You can never go wrong […]

Chocolate Mousse Cake with Ganache Recipe

Donna here…Minette’s business partner. I just have to share the first time I tasted this cake. I was at a Wedding Industry event in downtown Savannah and I was pregnant with my son, Grayson, who is now 18. Minette had donated mini cupcakes of her vanilla and chocolate flavors for the attendees to enjoy. There […]

The Best Chocolate Cake Recipe – EVER!

My children grew up loving desserts. No surprise here, right?  Now that they are grown and on their own, I make sure their favorite dessert is waiting on them when they arrive home for a visit.  Lizzie lives in Manhattan, travels the world, and enjoys good food.  These brownies are her favorite!  Not a traditional […]

Lizzie’s Cake Brownies Recipe

One day, I was chatting with a friend and she mentioned that brownie mix was on sale at the grocery store. I thought to myself, “what, don’t you know how to make scratch brownies?” She protested that mixes were great (and they are — not gonna lie) because you dump it all in one bowl. […]

Stress Baking Series: The Best From Scratch, One Bowl Brownies Recipe

Our world is topsy-turvy these days, and many of us are finding ourselves at home with lots of time, maybe some kids underfoot and a mild case of anxiety. Let me introduce you to my favorite way to manage uncertainty…Let’s stress bake!  Sure, I create gorgeous custom cakes for a living, but my first love […]

Stress Baking Series: The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah is a holiday with a capital H! Schools are off, banks close, businesses shutter until after THE PARADE. A half a million visitors descend on our fine city to celebrate with us. If you have never experienced Savannah on St. Patrick’s Day, well, it is a bucket list item for […]

Guinness Stout Cake Recipe with Baileys Ganache, Mousse and Buttercream

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When you want to impress your dinner guests (or hey, just yourself:) with a rich, decadent chocolate dessert, I have the answer. Let’s make my favorite Chocolate Oblivion Torte. Light hints of fudge and a creamy texture, think ultra yummy chocolate truffle, that will delight your tastebuds and keep you coming back for more. Oh, […]

Chocolate Oblivion Torte with Chocolate Glaze Recipe

Chocolate Oblivion Torte with Chocolate Glaze

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