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...]

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...]

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...]

Valentine’s Day Cherrylicious Trash & Burning Down The Kitchen with Chocolate, Chocolate and More

Valentine's Day Trash by Cravings of a Lunatic

Okay so I'm going to be honest with you. I had a little bit of an ulterior motive for making this one. It goes a little something like this: My Bestie: Hey Kim, what did you get hubs for Valentine's Day? Kim: I got him Trash. And he totally deserved it! … [Read more...]

Chocolate Turtle Bundt Cake #Bundtamonth

Turtle Bundt Cake

This month is all about chocolate. Rich, luscious chocolate. I love the stuff. I would swim in it if it was socially acceptable. I would eat if for breakfast, lunch and dinner if I could. Any excuse to bake with chocolate is a great day in my world. Today is a fabulous day. I was able to bake with chocolate and turn it into a turtle treat. … [Read more...]

#ChristmasWeek Recap and #Giveaway Links

Christmas Week

  Hi folks. This week was a whirlwind of Christmas goodies. Christmas Week was a huge success and I hope we inspired you all to get into your kitchens and start your holiday baking. There are so many amazing recipes to get your creative juices flowing. I thought I'd recap the week for anyone who just tuned in or missed it. Hope you enjoy. I know I sure did. I may have to wear stretchy pants for the next month the way things are going. … [Read more...]

Lunatic’s Top 10 Grill Recipes

recipe for the grill

Welcome to day 7 of the top 10 extravaganza. We are enjoying our down time, trying to spend some time together. There's also lots of prep for a trip like this. Just organizing the animals is like planning a summit. We have 1 horse, 1 dog, 3 cats, and 4 birds. So travelling poses lots of issues and lots of people to watch them all. Horsey will be cared for at the place we board her. Mini-me is friends with the owner's daughter so we've hired her to make sure Gingy gets worked every other day. … [Read more...]

Turtle Waffles and Lunatic’s Top 10 Turtle Recipes

chocolate waffles

I have a special treat for you today. A new recipe and some old ones. Hope you enjoy the turtle extravaganza. You know me and turtles. It's a love affair like no other. Well except chocolate. And ice cream. And popcorn. And... … [Read more...]

Strawberry Sherbert in Cooky Cups #cookforjulia #sundaysupper

Strawberry Sherbert in Cooky Cups

Hi folks. I want to share one of Julia Child's quotes with you all. It's one of my favourites. I believe in it wholeheartedly. But then again I believe in everything Julia had to say about cooking and eating. “Everything in moderation... including moderation.” - quote by Julia Child I try to follow this rule every day of my life.  … [Read more...]

Cookie Crisp Ice Box Pie for Pie Day

Cookie Crsip Ice Box Pie by Cravings of a Lunatic

Okay, okay so I already posted brownies today. Today you get a two for one special. Why? Because it's Pie Day! Yup, you heard me. People are celebrating today by attending Pie Party 2012.  … [Read more...]

Cocoa Pebbles Cheesecake and my Caketastrophe Story


Hi folks. I had a cake kick my ass. Seriously! Totally knocked me out... Down for the count... Then I redeemed myself and made this cheesecake! … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread for SRC


Hi folks. Today is reveal day for The Secret Recipe Club. It's a group of bloggers who once a month post a recipe they've been assigned from another blog. It's a great way to show blogger love and you all know how much I enjoy that. … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Hot Cross Buns for our Vintage Recipe Swap


Hi folks. Yup, I did that. I had planned something else. Then saw it all over facebook and had to make a change of plan STAT. So out of the chaos comes this little beauty. You are so welcome! … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Sundays- Double Trouble Edition


Hey folks. Hope everyone is enjoying their tuesday, er, I mean sunday. Yah, that's it...enjoying their sunday. I know I am late with this one. Normally they post on sunday as the name implies. I just thought it was too silly a subject matter for a 9/11 post so I decided to delay it this week. So here it is in all it's wonderful ice creamy glory. … [Read more...]

Recipe 3 of 5 – Debikim’s Granola Apple Muffins

So this one was a total surprise. Had my sister's apple oatmeal muffin recipe and decided granola was just laying around so thought it would be fun to try. Yummy goodness for certain. Do not be afraid to experiment. What's the worst that can happen? You can always run to the store and buy muffins if they fail. Get in there, make a mess. Then have one of kids do the dishes afterwards. This may be the most fun part of cooking. Paybacks!Debikim's Granola Apple Muffins: Ingredients: 1 cup … [Read more...]

Recipe 2 of 5 – Kimoreo Ice Creamy

Yes you heard that right, you too can make your own oreo ice cream. It's so easy anyone can do it. So get to the store, buy these ingredients and let the happy times roll on. Kimoreo Ice Creamy:Ingredients: 2 L container of vanilla ice cream (cheap is fine) 2 cups of whipped cream prepared (you can use dream whip, cool whip, make from scratch or out of a can) 24 oreos broken into bits 1 tsp vanilla Directions: 1. Let ice cream get soft. (but not dripping) 2. Whip up your … [Read more...]

Sex on the WTF!

Sex on the WTF | Cravings of a Lunatic | So tempting you will lose your mind!

Okay so going to do this is individual posts so it's not so rambling. This recipe is an old fave I have not made in probably over 15 years. I never wrote it down so hopefully I made it right. If not, it's not like you'll ever know right! *giggles* … [Read more...]