Desserts

Recipe: Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Merlot Frosting

To finish up our “Fall in Love, with Bota Box” series of aphrodisiac recipes, we thought we’d revisit an old favorite. What could be more romantic than a Chocolate AND Wine cupcake, right??

For Cupcakes:

2 Cups boiling water
1 Cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 3/4 Cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 Cup butter
2 1/4 Cups white sugar
4 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

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Recipe: Mixed Berry Cobbler

We’ve paired the main meal—Ribs, Beans and Cornbread—with a rich Gnarly Head Zin. For dessert, try some Berry Cobbler and the GH Authentic White!

INGREDIENTS:
4 1/2 cups mixed fresh berries (we like blueberries, raspberries and blackberries)
4 tablespoons white sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups rolled oats
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/2 cups butter
DIRECTIONS:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. In a large bowl, gently toss together berries and white sugar; set aside.
3. In a separate large bowl, combine flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cut in butter until crumbly. Spread half of crumble mixture over the bottom of a 9×13 inch pan. Cover with berries. Sprinkle remaining crumble mixture on top.
4. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes, or until fruit is bubbly and topping is golden brown.

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Recipe: Country Apple Pie

Ingredients:
5 cups sliced apples
3/4 cup sugar
4T flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 cup heavy cream
1T sugar
1/4 tsp salt
9″ uncooked pie shell

Directions:
Line uncooked pie shell with thinly sliced apples. Mix together sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon and cream and pour over apples. Sprinkle 1T sugar and 1/4 tsp cinnamon mixed together over the top of the pie. Bake at 400 degrees for 50-60 mins.

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Recipe: Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Merlot Frosting


For Cupcakes:

2 Cups boiling water
1 Cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 3/4 Cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 Cup butter
2 1/4 Cups white sugar
4 eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat the oven to 350. Whisk water and cocoa together until smooth, then refrigerate until room temperature. Sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside. Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then beat in eggs one by one and mix in the vanilla. Add the flour and cocoa mixtures alternately, in fourths. When fully combined, pour the mixture into lined cupcake pans 3/4 full and bake 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in middle. Allow to cool to room temperature.

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Recipe: Better Than Sex Cake

Ingredients:
1 package dark chocolate cake mix
1 1/3 cups water (or as directed in cake directions)
1/2 cup vegetable oil (or as directed in cake directions)
3 eggs (or as directed in cake directions)
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 (8 -12 ounce) container caramel topping
8 ounces frozen whipped topping (i.e. Cool Whip), thawed
2 Milk Chocolate English Toffee candy bars (i.e. Heath or Skor), crushed

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Recipe: Individual Molten Chocolate Cakes

Ingredients
1 cup unsalted butter or unsalted margarine*
8 ounces semisweet chocolate chips, or bars, cut into bite-size chunks
5 large eggs
1/2 cup sugar
Pinch of salt
4 teaspoons flour (or matzo meal, ground in a blender to a fine powder)
8 extra-large paper muffin cups (or use regular paper muffin cups, which will make 12 cakes)

Garnish:
1 (6 ounce) container raspberries, barely moistened and rolled in about
1/2 cup sugar right before serving

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Recipe: Apple-Plum Crumble

Submitted by Michelle (amishysperspective.blogspot.com/ and enchantedspoon.blogspot.com/)

For the Filling: 
2-3 very large apples (Gala, Honeycrisp, Fuji), peeled and cored then cut into wedges
4-5 ripe plums, cut in half and then cut into wedges
zest and juice of 1 lemon
1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp granulated sugar
2 Tbsp cognac or brandy
1 Tbsp good vanilla extract
1 tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground nutmeg 

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