Baileys Ice Cream with Baileys Caramel Sauce: Guest Post by Cookistry #BoozyDessertsWeek

Baileys Ice Cream Sundae | Guest Post by Cookistry on Cravings of a Lunatic

This recipe is simple to make but completely complex in flavour. Perfect for a weekend treat,  Today I have a very special treat for you. My friend Donna of Cookistry is joining us. I adore Donna, she is such a genuine individual. I dig that about her. You're going to dig that about her too. Please welcome Donna to the blog. … [Read more...]

B52 Layer Cake: Guest Post by Gotta Get Baked #BoozyDessertsWeek

B52 Layer Cake | Guest Post by Gotta Get Baked on Cravings of a Lunatic

Kahlua, Baileys 'n chocolate: the trifecta of boozy dessert awesomeness. This layer cake is inspired by the flavours of a B52 coffee. It's a labour of love but worth every bite! Recipe and photos by Gotta Get Baked. No... you are not on the wrong blog. No... I have not learned how to make a beautiful layer cake. I happen to have a very special friend guest posting for me today. Her name is Nancy, and she blogs at gotta get baked. She's freaking hilarious and I adore her to bits. I am … [Read more...]

Marble Bark with Pistachios and Fleur de Sel

Marble Bark with Pistachios and Fleur de Sel | Ridiculously easy to make, seriously addictive to nosh on!

This marble bark is so simple to make. It has chopped pistachios tossed in it, then topped with fleur de sel. Everyone you share it with will think you spent hours on this recipe. It will be our little secret it only takes minutes to make! If you are a regular reader you know how much I adore chocolate. I have a whole category devoted to chocolate recipes. That is how deep my love for chocolate goes. So it seemed like a great idea to me to join the Food Fanatic team as one of their … [Read more...]

Mendiant: Traditional and Non-traditional

Mendiant | These little chocolates are super easy to make, and you can jazz them up any way you like.

These little chocolates are super easy to make, and you can jazz them up any way you like. Make traditional Mendiant, or non-traditional. Just have fun with it! Today we are celebrating Bastille Day. Our little Holiday Food Party Group loves to whoop it up for holidays. I have to admit I wanted to go all out and make Dacquoise, or Rissoles. But it's ten gazillion degrees out and I refuse to turn on my oven. It's just too darn hot. So I made Mendiant.  It's easy to make, you can opt … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Ice Cream Sundae | Scoop Adventures Cookbook Giveaway #ICTScoopAdventures

Red Velvet Ice Cream Sundae | Red Velvet Ice Cream made from scratch then turned into a red velvet ice cream sundae. It's sheer indulgence.

Red Velvet Ice Cream is a personal favourite of mine. This one is made from scratch then turned into a red velvet ice cream sundae. It's sheer indulgence. I try to behave. I really do. Then I have these moments where I'm like "ohhh, you should make ice cream". Then it's all downhill from there. There's a moment when I start out where I think "go easy, not everything needs to be so over the top". Then I'm like "ohhh, you should make a sundae instead of just ice cream". And I … [Read more...]

Brownie Batter Smoothie @LoveMySilk #SilkSmoothies

Brownie Batter Smoothie | This Brownie Batter Smoothie is so simple to make. Your kids will love this one. If you share it with them. That's a mighty big if once you taste this!

This Brownie Batter Smoothie is so simple to make. Your kids will love this one. If you share it with them. That's a mighty big if once you taste this! I love it when a plan comes together. I love that plan even more if it involves chocolate. This plan happened to involve chocolate brownie mix. I don't know about you, but any day that involves spooning chocolate brownie batter into smoothies is a good day in my book. Silk asked me to write a post about smoothies. I dig their products so … [Read more...]

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream (No Ice Cream Maker Needed) #IceCreamSundays

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream (No Ice Cream Maker Needed) | This is the best chocolate-banana ice cream I've ever tasted!

This "no ice cream maker needed" chocolate-banana ice cream is rich and loaded with flavour. It uses rum extract for a hint of extra oomph.  I love ice cream. More than just about anything in the whole wide world. I also love chocolate. As much as ice cream. Bananas are another love of mine. They rank pretty close to chocolate, and ice cream. So I combined them all into one fabulous recipe. Then I tossed in some rum extract for a little extra oomph. I was perusing one of my favourite … [Read more...]

No Bake Mocha Cheesecake with Animal Cracker Crust #IcedDelight

No Bake Mocha Cheesecake with Animal Cracker Crust | For all you coffee and chocolate fans out there!

This is a super easy recipe to make a mocha flavoured no bake cheesecake. The crust use crushed animal crackers. You're going to love this recipe! Okay, so I made another no bake cheesecake. This one is chock full of mocha goodness. It's a no bake cheesecake that is super easy to make. I used an animal cracker crust for some added fun. This is made with Mocha Iced Coffee courtesy of International Delights. This dessert is going to rock your coffee loving world. I actually made this … [Read more...]

No Bake Cherry and Chocolate Cheesecake

Cherry and Chocolate Chip No Bake Cheesecakes | Simple to make with lots of cherry and chocolate pieces in each bite.

Simple to make with lots of cherry and chocolate pieces in each bite. You will love these Cherry and Chocolate Chip No Bake Cheesecakes! You are going to love these no bake mini cheesecakes. They are layered with an oreo crumb base, chocolate cheesecake with chocolate bits inside, cherry cheesecake with cherry bits inside then topped with grated chocolate and a cherry. They are cute, and absolutely scrumptious. You can find the recipe for these adorable No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Full of … [Read more...]

Baked Fudge with Peanut Butter Cups

Baked Fudge with Peanut Butter Cups | Easy to make and seriously scrumptious.

Easy to make and seriously scrumptious. Peanut butter and chocolate, it's such a classic combination, For good reason! You may remember I made Baked Fudge earlier this year. I made a second batch the same day but added some peanut butter cups for fun. It was one of those simple things we all do. Toss a few extras in a recipe and see what happens. This was pure magic. Peanut butter and chocolate just go so well together. It's a match made in heaven. I had seen The Pioneer Woman's Baked … [Read more...]

Chunky Turtle Ice Cream | Review and #Giveaway of Scoop Adventures

Chunky Turtle Ice Cream | Salted caramel ice cream loaded with toasted pecans and chocolate. This ice cream has become a family favourite.

Salted caramel ice cream loaded with toasted pecans and chocolate. This ice cream has become a family favourite.  If you are a regular reader you know how much I adore anything "turtle" related. I think I have at least a couple of dozen "turtle" recipes on the blog. It's a serious addiction. So I can say with serious conviction I know a good "turtle" recipe when I try one. This isn't just good, it is spectacular. As a self-professed ice cream addict, with dozen of ice cream recipes on my … [Read more...]

Baked Fudge and a #Giveaway for my 3 Year Bloggy Birthday

Baked Fudge | Simple, classic, and chock full of chocolatey goodness. Your family is going to love this one!

Simple, classic, and chock full of chocolatey goodness. Your family is going to love this! Bake them in tiny mason jars so everyone gets their own jar of happiness! Some recipes need to be shared. They need to be savoured, and enjoyed by everyone. Then there are recipes, like this one, where you hide in the closet with the entire batch so you don't have to share. Not that anyone here did that. I would never. Okay, so I totally did it. I don't even care. It was totally worth it. … [Read more...]

Confetti Cake Batter and White Chocolate Hot Chocolate

Confetti Cake Batter and White Chocolate Hot Chocolate | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make hot chocolate recipe you can make in your slow cooker!

Simple recipe to make hot chocolate in your slow cooker. This one is cake batter and white chocolate, and the rim is lined with confetti. Super cute for parties! Okay so this is seriously adorable right. Wickedly cute even. I can't help myself. I like cute food and I cannot lie. I mean it's a serious addiction at this point. As is hot chocolate. I find myself coming up with any excuse to make it.  … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Brownies: Guest Post for Love and Confections

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Brownies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Fudgey, ooey, gooey chocolate brownies topped with peanut butter and tons of chocolate!

Fudgey, ooey, gooey chocolate brownies topped with peanut butter and tons of chocolate! I swear I'm such a chocolate fanatic. I can never get enough of it. The only thing better than chocolate is chocolate combined with peanut butter. It's a match made in heaven. … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

Red Velvet Hot Chocolate | Cravings of a Lunatic | Simple to make, delightful to sip!

Easy to make red velvet hot chocolate recipe. Simply delightful to sip on a cold day. Curl up with a mug of this, a good book, a cozy blanket and roaring fire nearby.  I want to say thank you. To everyone who takes the time to visit my little blog. It's become my happy place. I love seeing your comments each day. I love getting emails from you. I love getting to know you better while we gab on facebook. Cravings of a Lunatic is more than just a blog, more than just a recipe source. It's … [Read more...]

Cake Batter Fudge

Cake Batter Fudge | Cravings of a Lunatic | Perfect microwave fudge that will be a hit with all your friends and family!

Perfect microwave fudge that will be a hit with all your friends and family this holiday season! Welcome to Day #5 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, Monday, December 9th and ending Saturday, December 14th. I … [Read more...]

Peppermint Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Wands

Peppermint Hot Chocolate and Peppermint Wands | Cravings of a Lunatic | This Hot Chocolate is spectacular and easy to make. Perfect for the holidays!

This Peppermint Flavoured Hot Chocolate is spectacular and easy to make. Add Chocolate Covered Peppermint Wands and this will be a huge hit for the holidays! Welcome to Day #2 of Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, … [Read more...]

Coconut Hot Chocolate with Chocolate Covered Spoons #ChristmasWeek

Coconut Hot Chocolate and Chocolate Covered Spoons | Cravings of a Lunatic | Perfect for the holiday season! #ChristmasWeek

This indulgent Coconut Hot Chocolate is perfect for a cold winter night. Add some Chocolate Covered Spoons and it's a match made in heaven.  Welcome to Christmas Week, a multi-blogger event co-hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita's Cocina! Each day we will be celebrating the holidays with a different set of Christmas-themed treats, as well as a fabulous Christmas giveaway. We hope you enjoy this fabulous event. Tune in each day starting today, Monday, December 9th and … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Parfaits #HolidayFoodParty

Red Velvet Parfaits | Cravings of a Lunatic | Super easy to make!

Super easy to make, and looks lovely on any holiday table. Okay peeps, y'all know I am always honest with you. This was NOT supposed to be a parfait. Not even kidding. It was supposed to be a cake roll.  Unfortunately I had trouble rolling the cake roll so this recipe was altered to hide my oops. It's what I do. When in doubt "parfait it". I'm not sure what that says about the fact that I have a zillion parfaits on my site. *giggles* … [Read more...]

Black Forest Sandwich Cookies #CookieWeek

Black Forest Sandwich Cookies | Cravings of a Lunatic | Seriously scrumptious chocolate cookies filled with chocolate frosting and cherries

Easy to make Black Forest Sandwich Cookies. These chocolate cookies are stuffed with cherry pie filling and cream. It doesn't get any better than this! Welcome to #cookieweek my little cookie monsters! Susan of The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen and Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic have joined together this week with 23 of their blog friends to present to you a week of cookie treats! We have every type of cookie you can think of listed this week, including something for our furry friends! Now is … [Read more...]