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Dark Chocolate Pudding

A smooth and decadent dark chocolate pudding made with whole milk, dark chocolate, and deep dark hot cocoa. It is the perfect pair to a night by the fire - or any day or night for that matter! Prep Time: 30 minutes Yeild: 6 Servings INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup McSteven's Dark Chocolate Cocoa 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups whole milk 3 egg yolks 1 dark chocolate candy bar or baking chocolate (about 6.8 ounces) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional) 1 cup heavy whipping cream and powdered sugar to taste (optional whipped cream)   Oops, I forgot the vanilla! It still tasted delicious, so vanilla is optional :) DIRECTIONS In a large saucepan, whisk together McSteven's Dark Chocolate Cocoa,...

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Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Bread

A yummy chocolate twist on traditional banana bread, with a bit of hazelnut boost! Enjoy this delicious delight anytime of year with this quick and easy recipe - just a few ingredients mixed up and baked, and you have your chocolate hazelnut banana bread! Total Time: 2 hr 30 min (including cooling time) Yield: 8 servings INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup liquid coconut oil 3 bananas (either very ripe or microwaved) 2 eggs at room temperature 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 container McSteven's Chocolate Hazelnut Cocoa 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 cup chopped hazelnuts (optional) 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate chips _ _ DIRECTIONS Preheat oven...

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Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

A delicious spin on traditional chocolate, these cupcakes are baked with eggs, oil, sugar, and you guessed it - hot chocolate! Whip up these delectable desserts for your next dinner party or save them for a cozy night in. Either way, you won't be able to resist the delicious cocoa flavor! Total Time: 40 min  Yield: 14 cupcakes INGREDIENTS CUPCAKES 3/4 cup McSteven's Milk Chocolate Cocoa (or spice it up with one of many different McSteven's flavors!) 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, room temperature 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup buttermilk FROSTING...

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Hot Chocolate Sugar Cookies

A timeless classic with a delicious twist! Sugar cookies with yummy hot chocolate mixed in makes for a delectable dessert, perfect for any cookie and chocolate lover! Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 10 min Yield: 36 cookies Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup McSteven's Hot Chocolate (1/4 cup for mix, 1/4 cup for rolling) (You can use any flavor variety here - we used the premium chocolate) 1 egg 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp almond extract (optional) 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. If using metal baking sheet, line with parchment paper or coat with baking...

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Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

Trick or Treat? This one's a treat! Get in the spirit of the season with these deliciously cute pumpkin cupcakes, complete with pretzel stems and cream cheese frosting - perfect for Fall and Halloween! Prep Time: 45 min Cook Time: 18 min Yield: 24 Cupcakes INGREDIENTS  Cupcakes 12 Tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/3 cups sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup buttermilk, at room temperature 1/2 cup sour cream, at room temperature 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup McSteven's Pumpkin Cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt Frosting and Decorations Pretzel rods 12 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3 cups powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract Orange and Green food coloring INSTRUCTIONS Cupcakes Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and...

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