Stuffed Chocolate Hot Cross Buns {Food Fanatic}

Stuffed Chocolate Hot Cross Buns- Simple Hot Cross Buns made with chocolate, then stuffed with chocolate and caramel. These hot cross buns are out of this world! Get the recipe on cravingsofalunatic.com

Simple Hot Cross Buns made with chocolate, then stuffed with chocolate and caramel. These hot cross buns are out of this world! Happy Easter! Sorry these are up so late. My life is chaos lately. Or always. Whatever. It is what it is. I am a hot mess. But I can cook my tush off. So it makes up for my lack of organization. Hopefully. I've mentioned before how much we love hot cross buns. Our absolute favourite recipe is my Chocolate Hot Cross Buns. My daughter goes crazy for them. They … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Sweet Rolls {real housemoms}

Red Velvet Sweet Rolls- You’ll love this recipe for red velvet sweet rolls, loaded with chocolate, with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg, then slathered with a vanilla glaze! Get the recipe at cravingsofalunatic.com

You’ll love this recipe for red velvet sweet rolls, loaded with chocolate, with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg, then slathered with a vanilla glaze! Oh baby, these Red Velvet Sweet Rolls are so freaking amazing. The dough for this is a staple recipe I use for a ton of my recipes. It's made in the bread machine so it's super easy. If you don't have a bread machine you can adapt this recipe and make dough in your mixer or food processor. The biggest change will be swapping bread … [Read more...]

Creme Egg Brownies

Creme Egg Brownies- Ooey, gooey, fudgy chocolate brownies filled with creme eggs. Get the recipe at cravingsofalunatic.com

Ooey, gooey, fudgy chocolate brownies filled with creme eggs. I admit it, not only am I a brownie fanatic, I'm also a Cadbury Creme Egg fanatic as well. Since they are only around for a short time each year I try to make the best of it and find as many ways as possible to get my Creme Egg fill. Today I stuffed those scrumptious eggs into brownies. For no other reason than I felt like it.  Sometimes you have to roll with your wacky cravings, and considering my blog is called … [Read more...]

M&M Brownies {Food Fanatic}

M and M Brownies- The Best Brownies in the World get a fresh makeover for Easter. This brownie recipe is simple to make and my family's personal favourite. Get the recipe at cravingsofalunatic.com

The Best Brownies in the World get a fresh makeover for Easter. This brownie recipe is simple to make and my family's personal favourite. Okay, okay, I'll admit it. I'm horrible with remembering food holidays. Or any holiday in general. I get busy with life and completely forget about things until the last minute. I realize this is not a good thing when you're a food blogger. I should be really on top of things given my profession. But I'm not. I can't help it. No matter how hard I … [Read more...]

Chocolate Marshmallow Bars {Food Fanatic}

Chocolate Marshmallow Bars- Chocolate marshmallow bars are homemade candy bars for the true marshmallow lover. Perfect for holidays, or any day of the week! Get the recipe at cravingsofalunatic.com

Chocolate marshmallow bars are homemade candy bars for the true marshmallow lover. Perfect for holidays, or any day of the week! How cute are these suckers? I mean who can resist chocolate and marshmallows? Not me, that's for sure. I'm a total sucker for anything that combines chocolate and marshmallows. You know how we all have those recipes we've been making for so long we can't even remember where we learned how to make them? This is one of mine. I started making them as a … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip and Pistachio Cookies {Food Fanatic}

Chocolate Chip and Pistachio Cookies | cravingsofalunatic.com | Chocolate and Pistachios go together perfectly. These fabulous cookies are chock full of sweet chocolate chips and crunchy pistachios. Perfection!

Chocolate and Pistachios go together perfectly. These fabulous cookies are chock full of sweet chocolate chips and crunchy pistachios. Perfection! If you read my blog on a regular basis you have probably figured out I'm a bit of a pistachio nut. Pun intended! I love those little green nuts. I've been munching on them for longer than I care admit. I've eaten more of them than any one person should ever admit to. My first crack at noshing on pistachios came when I was in grade … [Read more...]

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns | Blundstone Boots Rock my World

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns | These Chocolate Hot Cross Buns are so simple to make. These are my daughter's personal favourite. She requests them as often as possible.

These Chocolate Hot Cross Buns are so simple to make. These are my daughter's personal favourite. She requests them as often as possible.  These chocolate hot cross buns are my daughter's favourite recipe of all time. She is a total spaz when it comes to these buns. She asks me to make them often. Occasionally I oblige. Not often, because they are so good I feel like it's not fair to all the other hot cross bun recipes out there. They were a happy accident the first time I made them. I … [Read more...]

Chocolate and Peppermint Fudge {Food Fanatic}

Easy Chocolate and Peppermint Fudge | This fudge is so easy to make, just 3 ingredients and you've got a treat that will impress your family and friends.

This fudge is so easy to make, just 3 ingredients and you've got a treat that will impress your family and friends. I love peppermint. It's a crazy, stupid kind of love. It borders on obsession really. And I'm totally okay with that. There is something about the smell of peppermint. It snaps me out of any bad mood. It puts a smile on my face. It makes me mellow out. I dig that. I also totally dig chocolate. I happen to be Food Fanatic's Chocolate Fanatic. This in one of my monthly … [Read more...]

Chocolate Coconut Cookies {Food Fanatic}

Chocolate Coconut Cookies | Chocolate coconut cookies filled with fluffy coconut cream cheese, and coconut garnish. Simple to make and utterly delicious to munch on.

Chocolate coconut cookies filled with fluffy coconut cream cheese, and coconut garnish. Simple to make and utterly delicious to munch on. I am a total chocolate fanatic. These Chocolate Coconut Cookies are a recipe I made for Food Fanatic. I am their resident Chocolate Fanatic. It's a pretty cool gig. Not going to lie. I just love my job. Every. Single. Day. It just so happens I'm also a coconut fanatic. So I decided to combine the two things. It's the perfect cookie. Chocolate cookies … [Read more...]

Santa Cookies aka No Bake Coconut Macaroon Cookies

Santa Cookies aka No Bake Coconut Macaroon Cookies

Simple to make, these cookies will be a sure hit with your family, friends, and the big man himself. Hey peeps, it's Cookie Time on the blogosphere. All us bloggers are mixing up tons of cookies for the holidays. We aim to please. I'm in cookie heaven with these ones. These are no bake coconut macaroon cookies, but they have extra chocolate mixed in them. We call them Santa Cookies around here. We put them out for Santa each year. Santa just loves these cookies. He cannot get … [Read more...]

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies aka Turtles | Huawei Ascend Mate 2

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Candies | Toasted pecans topped with melted caramels, then layered with two kinds of chocolates. Very similar to Turtles only they use white chocolate as well! Absolutely addictive!

Toasted pecans topped with melted caramels, then layered with two kinds of chocolates. Very similar to Turtles only they use white chocolate as well as milk!  This is a sponsored post on behalf of Huawei Mobile Devices USA. More details at the bottom of this post.  There are two things in the world I love the most. Well, maybe three, but for the purposes of this post we'll focus on two of them. I love Turtles Candies and I love electronics. Why do I love Turtles Candies? If you have … [Read more...]

Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Chocolate Peppermint Bark | Super easy to make, this bark is ready in minutes. Layer some chocolate, toss some peppermint on top and it's perfection!

Super easy to make, this bark is ready in minutes. Layer some chocolate, toss some peppermint on top and it's perfection! I seriously heart chocolate bark. If you read my blog semi-regularly you probably already know that. If you're new here, "hi my name is Kim and I'm addicted to chocolate bark". My thought is it goes back to my childhood, as most food related memories do. My dad loved almond bark, he used to just go crazy for it. We would all buy him some every year for the … [Read more...]

No Bake Chocolate and Peppermint Cheesecakes: Guest Post for Cupcakes and Kale Chips #giveaway

No Bake Chocolate and Peppermint Cheesecakes | Easy to make no bake mini chocolate cheesecakes with peppermint. Perfect for the holidays!

Easy to make no bake mini chocolate cheesecakes with peppermint. Perfect for the holidays, or any day of the week! Today I have the distinct pleasure of guest posting for a friend of mine. My buddy Brianne of Cupcakes and Kale Chips has recently embarked on a new adventure. Her hubby landed a fabulous new job so they picked up and moved. Quite an endeavour with young kids, and so close to the holidays. So huge congrats, and hats off to Brianne and her family. So happy for … [Read more...]

S’mores Cookies

S'mores Cookies | Perfect bite every time. These S'mores Cookies are loaded with graham crumbs, mini marshmallows and chocolate. Whip some up today!

Perfect bite every time. These S'mores Cookies are loaded with graham crumbs, mini marshmallows and chocolate. Whip some up today! "Welcome to day 3 of Cookie Week, hosted by Susan of The Girl In the Little Red Kitchen, and myself! We’ve teamed together with 10 other talented bloggers to bring you 5 fantastic days of cookie recipes to get you in to the holiday spirits." It's 4 am and I haven't slept yet. I'm all hopped up on sugar. Cookie Week rocks. Well, until the sugar high wears … [Read more...]

Chocolate and Hazelnut Skillet Cookie

Chocolate Hazelnut Skillet Cookie | This Chocolate-Hazelnut Skillet Cookie is packed with chocolate chips, chocolate chunks, and chopped hazelnuts. It's the perfect bite every time!

This Chocolate-Hazelnut Skillet Cookie is packed with chocolate chips, chocolate chunks, and chopped hazelnuts. It's the perfect bite every time! "Welcome to day 2 of Cookie Week, hosted by Susan of The Girl In the Little Red Kitchen, and myself. We've teamed together with 10 other talented bloggers to bring you 5 fantastic days of cookie recipes to get you in to the holiday spirits." I shared a recipe for a chocolate packed skillet cookie yesterday. I was so blown away by that … [Read more...]

S’mores Ice Cream Sandwiches and a Huge #Giveaway #IceCreamWeek

S'mores Ice Cream Sandwiches | Simple to make and absolutely worth the indulgence and mess!

Simple to make and absolutely worth the indulgence and mess! Welcome to day 2 of Ice Cream Week 2014! This year the event is hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of  The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We have teamed up with 25 amazing bloggers to bring you ice cream treats all week long. It's going to be an epic week full of frozen treats! Our sponsors for the event have provided us with some great prizes. A huge thanks to Cake Boss, Anolon, Microplane, WÜSTHOF, Page Street … [Read more...]

Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits: Guest Post for Katie of Clarks Condensed

Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits | Layer upon layer of chocolate and coconut, these Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits will impress your guests.

Layer upon layer of chocolate and coconut, these Samoa No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits will impress your guests. If you share them, which is really asking a lot to be honest! Seriously man, these things are dangerous. I had way too much fun making them. They should be illegal. But I'm so glad they're not. These little cups of indulgence are filled with brownies, caramel, mini chocolate chips, coconut, chocolate cheesecake, and coconut flavoured whipped cream. I know right. It's like heaven … [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 … [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 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...]

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