Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Crowd Pleasing Desserts - Chocolate Cake and Sherbet Jello

I love cooking and baking. I get lost in cookbooks and Kraft Foods magazine hunting for fun recipes to try. But I always run into two problems - one, my hubby will not eat ANYTHING with vegetables, and 2, my kids will not eat anything with vegetables.

(Jack always either helps me bake or helps me clean-up....as you can see the clean up may be his favorite part!)

So, I have stack of recipes waiting for the day when I can try them for another group of people outside my family...

However it is NEVER a problem when I want to try a new dessert recipe! On Memorial Day our neighbor invited us over for BBQ and I volunteered to bring desserts! Knowing that hubby and most adults like Chocolate, I made THE BEST chocolate cake! (I HAD to take a picture as I prepared to chop the chocolate to go into the cake batter - this is my GORGEOUS cutting board from Ripperarts on Etsy !)
And the recipe feedback is correct - if you let it sit in the fridge covered over-night, it gets VERY fudgy - yum!
And for the kiddos I tried a new, vey easy jello dessert recipe - I doubled the recipe and used small clear plastic cups. My helper Jack added the whip cream on top! (I wish I had my camera while my neighbor's 18 month old ate his jello...with his hands! It was priceless :)

Both recipes are from Kraft Foods - I am addicted to the magazines they send out and have found numerous other helpful recipes on their site!

6 comments:

Montagyoo said...

Looks and sounds yummy!

But, I must point out, the word is dessert, not desert. Eating a desert wouldn't be too much fun. A little sandy for my taste. ;)

krystyna81 said...

LOL!!! Thank you for the tip - It's so funny how the most common words will stump me. I wish I had spell check for my titles!

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Kathleen said...

Fun post - love the pictures =)

Four Tails Lampwork said...

TOO cute picture!! (Though if I had a family that would not eat vegetables I would be in serious trouble. How do you *cook* without vegetables??)

Ripper Arts said...

Thank you so much for the mention! How very sweet. I'm starving now after reading the post.