Monthly Archives: December 2014

Chocolate Gingerbread Cake

Chocolate Gingerbread Cake

As I mentioned before I am now a little hooked on gingerbread paired with orange. This is my version of a dessert we had on Thanksgiving at The Biltmore Estate. What better way to say Merry Christmas than with a snow topped chocolate gingerbread bundt cake?

This is my favorite bundt pan for the holidays. It reminds me of a snow topped European building once the powdered sugar is sprinkled on top. It’s so simple and festive.

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Chocolate Gingerbread Granola Orange Yogurt Parfait

Chocolate Gingerbread Granola Orange Yogurt Parfait
As a result of our scrumptious Thanksgiving dinner at The Biltmore Estate I have a new obsession, chocolate gingerbread with citrus. I had the most delicious chocolate gingerbread cake with a citrus cream sauce for dessert that day. I remember it fondly and have recreated those flavors a few times, the cake version to come soon once I make it again. Continue reading

In My Kitchen – December 2014

Is it really December already?! Where has the time gone? November was another extremely busy month for us. Among the usual madness it was also Ewan’s birthday and Thanksgiving of course. Now it is already time to get ready for Christmas. Some day things may calm down a little, hopefully in January after the holiday break.

So a new month brings a new In My Kitchen post, thanks to the lovely Celia at Fig Jam and Lime Cordial. Here’s what has been happening in our kitchen….

In My Kitchen December 2014

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