Valentine's Day has garnered much controversy, publicity and even notoriety over the decades. What was once considered to be the most romantic day of the year has turned into a frantic effort for making your significant other feel special. From planning the perfect dinner at the perfect restaurant, to ordering the perfect flowers and the perfect boxes of chocolates; its become more of a feat of magic than a perfectly natural act of love.
Why not make Valentines Day as stress-free as possible by planning an enjoyable dinner for two at home? Yes thats right! Cooking a romantic dinner is a sincere, heartfelt gesture, and what better way to say I love you than by indulging in a chocolate dessert, a savory meal for two, and a bottle of your favorite chilled champagne or wine?
Try your hand at baking by using some of our popular gourmet flavored sugars like dark cocoa, raspberry and demerara sugar that can be used to accentuate Crème brûlée, add flair to vanilla or chocolate mousse or create some knock-out cakes. How about using some espresso powder to make incredible cupcakes or muffins?Add some chocolate dukka (a special blend of rich, dark chocolate and finely chopped nuts) to make show-stopping chocolate-chip, oatmeal or peanut butter cookies or some serious fudge brownies.
For this Valentines Day I would like to share this crazy delicious chocolate cake made with freshly brewed coffee guaranteed to make your sweetie-pie smile from ear-to-ear. Just place a few candles in some strategic areas, put on his or her favorite music, dim the lights and you are good to go!
Indulgent Chocolate Coffee Cake- click link