Recipes — dark chocolate buttons

Whiskey and Smoked Salt Fudge

Posted by Bonnie Glass on

  Ingredients 19 oz Dark Chocolate Buttons 14 oz sweetened condensed milk A little less than 1/2 c whiskey (for this recipe we used locally distilled Whippersnapper - Oregon Spirit Whiskey) Smoked salt Directions Line a pan an 8x8 pan with parchment paper.   Combine chocolate and sweetened condensed milk in a pan over medium heat.  Stir letting the chocolate melt but not completely.  Add whiskey and stir until smooth.   Pour into pan.  Top with salt to taste.  Let set in fridge then enjoy!     

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Warm Chocolate Mini-Cakes

Posted by Van Glass on

Ingredients 4 ounces Dark Chocolate Buttons 
 1 cube butter 
 2 eggs 
 2 egg yolks 
1/4 cup sugar 
 2 teaspoons flour Directions Preheat oven to 450°. Melt chocolate and butter together in warm, not boiling, double boiler. Meanwhile beat eggs, yolks, and sugar together with electric beater until light and thick. Beat chocolate and butter together with egg mixture, then quickly beat in flour, until just combined. Grease and flour 4 four ounce molds, custard cups, or ramekins, and tap out extra flour. Divide the batter among the molds. Bake molds on a tray for 6 to...

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Tuxedo Blondies (Blonde Brownies With White And Dark Buttons)

Posted by Van Glass on

Ingredients 1 cube softened butter
 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 
3/4 cup brown sugar 
1 teaspoon baking powder
 3/4 cup granulated sugar
 1/2 teaspoon salt
 2 large eggs
 1 cup (6 oz.) White Chocolate Buttons
 2 teaspoons vanilla
 1 cup (6 oz.) Dark Chocolate Buttons Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Beat butter and sugars in a large bowl until blended, then beat in eggs and vanilla until light. Add combined flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir until well blended. Stir in chocolate buttons. Spread evenly into greased 13x9 inch pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool...

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Spicy Hot Chocolate

Posted by Van Glass on

Ingredients 2 cups milk of your choice ½ cup Dark Chocolate Buttons 1 tsp Mexican vanilla (or 1½ tsp. regular vanilla if that’s what you have available) Ground chipotle powder to taste ½ tsp. cinnamon Directions Sweet, hot, savory, what’s not to love?Heat milk until very hot, but don’t boil, and remove from heat. Quickly whisk in chocolate and keep whisking until smooth and no chocolate lumps remain. Then, stir in vanilla, and add enough chipotle powder to make it pleasantly spicy for you (I used ¼ tsp.). If you want the taste but no spicy heat, try fresh paprika...

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Simple Coffee Chocolate Sauce

Posted by Van Glass on

Chocolate and water don’t like to mix. Why are we doing it here? Just to prove we can, I guess, and to make a smooth, rich chocolate sauce to pour over a torte, a bowl of ice cream, or just to spoon out of the pan (c’mon, we know you do that, too). Ingredients 8 oz. Dark Chocolate Buttons ¼ cup strong hot coffee Directions Pour the hot coffee over the unmelted chocolate buttons in a Pyrex-type bowl, and whisk like your life depends on it until all is blended and smooth. You may have to heat it for 30...

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