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Black Velvet Chocolate Layer Cake

Black Velvet Chocolate Layer Cake

Makes: one 3-layer, 8-inch (20 cm) cakeServes: 12 to 16Prep Time: 40 minutes, plus chillingCook Time: 45 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe Recipe from Anna Olson’s Baking Wisdom© 2023 Olson Food Concepts Inc. Photography by Janis Nicolay. Published by Appetite by...

Tarte au Chocolat

Tarte au Chocolat

Makes: 1 9-inch tartServes: 8 to 10Introduction About this Recipe Recipe from Bake with Anna Olsonby Random House, 2016 A classic French bistro dessert, this silky tart is tasty on it’s own or served with fresh berries, orange segments, a fruit sauce or a...

Milk Chocolate Silk Tart

Milk Chocolate Silk Tart

Makes: 1 9-inch tartServes: 8 to 10Introduction About this Recipe Recipe from Back to Baking Whitecap Books, 2011 This is not a ganache style tart, like Tarte au Chocolat, but is a lighter, airier version. It’s not quite as fluffy as a chocolate mousse, and the...

Pumpkin Cheesecake & Chocolate Tart

Pumpkin Cheesecake & Chocolate Tart

Makes: one 9-inch tartServes: 8 to 10Introduction About this Recipe A chocolate ganache layer hides a silky pumpkin cheesecake filling within. The combination of pumpkin and chocolate may seem unexpected, but is really a divine and well-matched duo, especially when...

Opera Torte

Opera Torte

Introduction About this Recipe Recipe from Bake with Anna Olsonby Random House, 2016 Opera torte is a classic torte created in Paris, made of thin layers of sponge cake with a coffee buttercream and chocolate ganache. Traditionally it is cut into rectangle portions...

Nanaimo Bars

Nanaimo Bars

Makes 1 8-inch (20 cm) or 9-inch (23 cm) square panServes: 18Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 10 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe The original Nanaimo Bar is credited to Joyce Hardcastle in 1985, who created the winning recipe by a contest hosted by the mayor of...

Loaded Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Chews

Loaded Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Chews

Makes: About 3 ½ dozenPrep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 12 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe If you can’t decide between a chocolate chip cookie, an oatmeal cookie or a brownie, then this is the cookie for you!Ingredients ½ cup (115g) unsalted butter,...

Icelandic Chocolate Date Cake

Icelandic Chocolate Date Cake

This rich chocolate cake is moist and sweet thanks to the Medjool dates puréed into the batter.Makes: one-layer 9-inch cakeServes: 8 to 10Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesIntroduction About this Recipe My very first visit to Reykjavik, Iceland was short (just...

Flourless Chocolate Torte

Flourless Chocolate Torte

Makes: one 9-inch cakeServes: 10-12Introduction About this Recipe Recipe from Back to Baking Whitecap Books, 2011This simple French-style chocolate torte is super decadent. It absolutely melts away on the tip of your tongue.Ingredients 10 oz (300 g) bittersweet...

Flourless Black Forest Roulade

Flourless Black Forest Roulade

Makes: one 10-inch dessertServes: 12-16Introduction About this Recipe Recipe from Bake with Anna Olsonby Random House, 2016 Need a gluten-free dessert that is also festive and delicious? This roulade will be your new Yule log cake. This flourless dessert has also the...

Double Chocolate Pear Trifle

Double Chocolate Pear Trifle

Serves: 12-16Introduction About this Recipe Recipe from Bake with Anna Olsonby Random House, 2016 This trifle is inspired by the classic dessert, Poires Belle Helene. Layers of rich chocolate cake are nestled between decedent white chocolate cream and vanilla poached...

Cranberry Chocolate Focaccia Twists

Cranberry Chocolate Focaccia Twists

Makes 12 twists.Introduction About this Recipe Recipe from Bake with Anna Olsonby Random House, 2016 Ingredients 1 ¼ cups (310 mL) lukewarm water 1 ⅛ tsp (4 g) instant dry yeast 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil ¼ cup (35 g) semolina flour 2 ½ to 2 ¾ cups (375-415 g)...