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Fudgy Chocolate Dessert

With a cake-like brownie bottom and layers of chocolate and hot fudge, this scrumptious treat is a chocolate lover’s dream. “It’s my most requested recipe,” Bonnie Bowen confirms from Adrian, Michigan.

 Fudgy Chocolate Dessert

20 Servings
Prep: 25 min.
Bake: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) chocolate cake mix
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 3 cups cold fat-free milk
  • 2 packages (1.4 ounces each) sugar-free instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 package (8 ounces) fat-free cream cheese
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/4 cup fat-free hot fudge ice cream topping
  • 1/4 cup fat-free caramel ice cream topping
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine cake mix and pumpkin (mixture will be thick).
  • Spread evenly into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
  • Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • In a large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add pudding; beat until well blended.
  • Spread over cake. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Just before serving, spread whipped topping over dessert. Drizzle with fudge and caramel toppings; sprinkle with almonds.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.

Yield: 20 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 1 piece equals 200 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 376 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fat.
 

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Cherry On Top Easter Eggs

Make it an unforgettable Easter sundae with this hard-cooked ice cream egg topped by all the fixings. Use cocoa Candy Melts candy, Rainbow Jimmies and cherry candies for the tasty toppings.

Source: www.wilton.com

 
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Raspberry Fudge Brownies

Seriously, these are some of the BEST brownies I have ever made!!

This recipe came from Giada De Laurentiis on Food Network. I was looking for a dessert to make for Jon’s friends that would be chocolaty, gooey and easy. Let me tell you, these brownies are all the above…and more! No one (including myself) could stop eating them…which is why I am wearing roomy sweats today!

Raspberry Fudge Brownies with Almonds and Chocolate Drizzle

Ingredients:

1 Box Brownie Mix

2/3 Cup Raspberry Jam

3 Eggs

1/2 Cup Canola Oil

1/4 Cup Water

1 Cup White Chocolate Chips (melted)

1/2 Cup Dark Chocolate Chips (melted)

1/2 Cup Chopped Salted Almonds

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 325. Generously spray 9×13 inch baking pan with cooking spray.

2. In a large bowl, blend together brownie mix, eggs, water and oil. Set aside.

3. In a small sauce pan, stir jam on…

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Tasty Tuesday – Kahlua Brownies w/ Kahlua Coffee Glaze

Hoping in God

Yum, right?

I originally saw Irish Cream brownies and was planning on making them for the upcoming holiday. However, the morning I came downstairs to make them I realized we had zero Bailey’s. I’m not quite sure why I assumed we would have it, but I was disappointed to be in a baking mode  and not to have my ingredients.

Thanks to good problem solving (something I use quite often when I’m baking with my pjs on and don’t want to leave my house!) I thought Kahlua could make a good substitute.

These brownies are a little bit different with quite the PUNCH of Kahlua.  The coffee flavor is very mild. Feel free to change the proportions in the glaze if you’d like the coffee to be more of a star:)

Kahlua Brownies with Kahlua Coffee Glaze

Adapted from Baking Bites 

Ingredients for Kahlua Brownies:

  • 1/3 c. salted butter
  • 2/3…

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