Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

5 HOURS AGO Got an old pair of jeans? Here's what to do with 'em: http://t.co/v56PhcGTfo

6 HOURS AGO This bronzer is a total game-changer...oh, and it's *super* affordable too! http://t.co/d9VFbeAggM pic.twitter.com/YhvnNSI8AN

7 HOURS AGO This recipe could seriously change your life: http://t.co/X43jSW6Fs3

 

sponsored links

The best hot chocolate recipe ever is a piece of cake

 
 
In honor of every chocolate lover out there, we set out to find the best hot chocolate recipe around. We thought we could count on a few certainties: a spoon, a mug, a ridiculously rich mix and maybe a pinch of cinnamon. But when we came across this recipe, adapted from Clinton Woods, we knew we’d be tossing our mugs in the sink without a backward glance. Our only question is who’s baking? 

 

Ingredients:

Makes eight 8-ounce cakes

 

1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

2 cups granulated sugar

½ cup Dutch-process cocoa powder, plus more for dusting

¼ cup hot-chocolate mix

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 cup buttermilk

2 eggs

1 ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract

½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 cup coffee, at room temperature

2 cups whipped cream

 

Directions:

 

1. Preheat the oven to 300°. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, hot-chocolate mix, baking soda, baking powder and salt.

 

2. In a large bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, vanilla extract, olive oil and coffee.

 

3. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet, a third at a time, whisking to incorporate between each addition.

 

4. Arrange eight 8-ounce Mason jars on a sheet tray and carefully pour 1/2 cup batter into each jar. Place the tray in the oven and bake the cakes until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35 to 40 minutes.

 

5. Remove from the oven. Top each cake with the whipped cream and dust with cocoa powder. Serve warm.

BY GL ON 12/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

POSTED IN , , , ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
X
 
Your neighbors called to ask you to babysit, and you already told your crush you would hang out. You really need the money. What do you choose to do?


 
 

Win it: Splash into summer with *free* books every day this June!

 

 

So. Many. Reads. To. Win.

GL's Beach Blanket Book Club is back—and we've got over 51 books for you to score this month! CLICK HERE to check 'em out. 

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links