Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Cake

Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“SO HAND IN HAND THEY PASSED, THE LOVELIEST PAIR THAT EVER SINCE IN LOVE’S EMBRACES MET . . . . .” John Milton. Chocolate and Strawberries. One of the most perfect pairings in the world of sweets.  And if you want to be in love this Valentine’s Day, this cake will take you there! Imagine…

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Chocolate, Oatmeal & Pecan Scones

Chocolate, Oatmeal & Pecan Scones | From My Sweet Heart

“IF YOU’RE AFRAID OF BUTTER, USE CREAM.”  Julia Child. I’m not afraid of butter or cream!  Which is a good thing since both ingredients are found in these light, chocolatey scones! I belong to a group of bloggers who love to celebrate chocolate.  Roxana, of Roxana’s Home Baking is the founder of The Chocolate Party. …

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Vintage Cakes: Black and White Cake

Vintage Cakes: Black & White Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“INTO THE DARKNESS THEY GO, THE WISE AND THE LOVELY.”  Edna St. Vincent Millay. I have just experienced chocolate in a way that I have never known.  There is a depth of flavor to this cake that is so sophisticated.  Yet it plunges you into a place of darkness that is so utterly reassuring.  You’ve…

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Vintage Cakes: The Pink Cake

The Pink Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“THE VERY PINK OF PERFECTION.”  Oliver Goldsmith. May I just start off by telling you how much I LOVE pink desserts?!  So when Paloma of The Coffee Shop, and leader of The Cake Slice bakers told us that The Pink Cake was up next, I was delighted. It most definitely is….a very pink perfection!  The…

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Chocolate Strawberry Slab Pie

Chocolate Strawberry Slab Pie

“FOOD IS NOT ABOUT IMPRESSING PEOPLE.  IT’S ABOUT MAKING THEM FEEL COMFORTABLE.”  Ina Garten. It’s always great when a fussy dessert turns out really well.  But I am even happier when I am able to casually throw a few ingredients together and the result is just as satisfying.  This month, Roxana, of Roxana’s Home Baking…

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