Joy Of Spanish Cooking

Dessert

Blackberry Liqueur Chocolate Truffles

Hola!! I talked to my mom on the phone yesterday and she told me that she made chocolate truffles. That gave me the thought of making them myself. That’s all the inspiration I need! I did want to add my own little spin on them so I added a little Blackberry Liqueur. Berries and Chocolate …

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Pastel de Chocolate -Chocolate Cake

‘Tis the season folks! As a chocolate lover, I love to bake chocolate desserts during the holidays (It would be more appropriate to say that I love to make chocolate desserts all year round. lol) During the holidays, I like to bake for friends and family. And because none of my family lives in Maryland, …

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Hazelnut & Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

Hello! Wow, I can’t believe Christmas is almost here. 3 more weeks to go! Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. Every year, I go back to Spain to celebrate the holidays with my family. This year I am also going with my baby girl! Exciting! As many of you know, I …

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Coconut Carrot Cake with Chocolate and Coconut Glaze

Hello!! Wow! What a year… For those that follow me on Instagram, you may know that I was pregnant and that I had a gorgeous baby girl this summer. She is already 3 months old! Time flies… Fall is here and I am happy about that. I love summertime but this year it was just …

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Chocolate- Dipped Walnut Carquiñolis (Biscotti)

Hola!! The holidays are just around the corner, I can’t believe it! Time flies. I am going to Spain soon to spend the holidays with my family. I love being home to eat my grandma’s food (and my mom’s…) Today I made something that I believe you are all familiar with, biscotti. Although, I made them …

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Sweet Spanish Squash Triangle

Hola!!! Today I made a traditional Spanish dessert. Making this recipe again in the United States transported me back to my childhood and my Àvia’s kitchen in Spain. My Àvia is my grandmother whom I love very much and who, over the years, has taught me and inspired in me the passion that I have …

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Melindros (served with Hot Chocolate)

Melindros are very popular in Spain, they are similar to a cookie but with a cake-like texture. The tradition is to dip the melindro into hot chocolate. In Spain, the texture of hot chocolate is much thicker, more like a pudding and its spooned, not sipped. The recipe for these melindros is very easy. By themselves, …

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Bacon Cupcakes

Hola and happy fall! Today I am posting something new and unique (For me anyway!) Cupcakes. But not just any cupcakes. I call them the happy surprise bite! What’s the surprise? Bacon! More specifically, bacon jam! Woohoo! I was super happy when I received some delicious jams from TBJ Gourmet. (https://tbjgourmet.com) They say everything tastes …

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