Rerun: Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache

chocolate ganache cupcakes

Looking back at some of the very first posts shared here on She Wears Many Hats is both frightening and fun. Frightening at the typos, and pitiful quality of photographs, and fun to remember making certain recipes for the first time. Like the super scrumptious Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Ganache Frosting that I shared way back in August of 2009.

Easy Roasted Fruit Recipe

how to roast fruit

Fresh fruit is such a treat to enjoy, especially for a snack or at dessert time. One of my favorite ways to prepare fresh fruit is by roasting it along with a bit of cinnamon and brown sugar, then enjoyed warm all by itself or served over greek yogurt, ice cream or pound cake, or eaten alone with maybe a dollop of whipped cream. It is so simple, but boy is it ever so delicious! Not only is it delicious, but roasting (baking) deepens the flavors of fruits and vegetables, not to mention the added perk of wonderful aromas wafting throughout your home too. A much better fragrance than any air freshener you can buy, that’s for sure.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Homemade Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our favorite oatmeal cookie recipe is the Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookie recipe from Quaker Oats, only with chocolate chips substituted for the raisins. Not that we have anything against raisins. But chocolate is hard to beat when it comes to cookies. These cookies are chewy and light in texture at the same time, and oh so satisfying. And they do vanish rather very quickly.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Milkshake Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Milkshake Recipe

The perfect pairing of chocolate and peanut butter is so wonderful, it has been exemplified in many treats from candy to cakes. But come summertime, when that sweet cold treat craving comes a-knocking and you want a chocolate peanut butter fix, whip up this super easy Peanut Butter Chocolate Milkshake like the old time diner does it.

Homemade Blueberry Syrup Recipe

Homemade Blueberry Syrup Recipe

A delicious homemade Blueberry Pie sure hit the spot, but I found myself short on time (but not on berries) earlier this week and needed to quickly use some of the blueberries before they were past their prime. So I made this super easy homemade Blueberry Syrup. And when I say super easy, I mean super easy. Simple ingredients simmer together to create a beautiful sweet syrup that will take any stack of pancakes or bowl of plain vanilla ice cream to the next level. Or how delicious would warm pound cake with warm blueberry syrup drizzled over the top be? Oh my goodness, so yummy!

Easy Almond Joy Brownies Recipe

Almond Joy Brownies Recipe

Welcome my daughter, Hope! She’s sharing a brownie combo that’s she’s been making for a while. Tempting her mama with sweet goodness is not a good thing, y’all. But she does it well. This brownie recipe is quick and easy and can be made with a homemade brownie recipe or with a boxed brownie mix. Your… 

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Easy Blueberry Pie Recipe

Easy Blueberry Pie Recipe

Anyway … that year we picked a bunch of blueberries, several bunches really. Many were frozen for using throughout the winter months in smoothies or oatmeal, but others were used in all kinds of goodness, from cobbler, to ice cream, to jam. But no pie. Not one single blueberry pie was made that year. And I don’t know why.

Honeydew Blueberry Lemon Cream Trifle Recipe

Honeydew Blueberry Lemon Cream Trifle Recipe

Summer is here in all of it’s warm sunny glory and that means it’s the perfect time for serving cool fresh dishes and desserts, like this super easy Honeydew Blueberry Lemon Cream Trifle. Recently I picked up a really ripe Honeydew melon and found it to be an excellent colorful match for a bunch of fresh blueberries needing to find a home. I do love a light green and rich dark blue color combination, don’t you? The honeydew melon was sliced and cubed then layered with fresh blueberries and a version of the delicious Lemon Cream that I recently shared. This pretty summery dessert couldn’t have been quicker to put together and was the perfect ending for a summer meal.

Easy Lemon Cream Pie Dip Recipe

Easy Lemon Cream Pie Dip Recipe

As the weather gets warmer and and the days get longer, the best kinds of snacks are those that are refreshing and perky. This easy Lemon Cream Pie Dip Recipe is a terrific sweet snack for those warmer weather days. Made with only three simple ingredients, it is great as a poolside refreshment that won’t make you feel icky or like you’re going to pop out of your bathing suit.

How to Make Lemon Cups

How to Make Lemon Cups

These cute little Lemon Cups are so easy to make and perfect for many celebrations like ladies luncheons or teas, pool parties, baby showers, bridal showers. There are so many great occasions where these would be that extra special touch that always adds to celebration. Fill them with a light sorbet, ice cream or fluffy dip for individual treats. Easily make them ahead a day or so and keep covered in the refrigerator to wait until party time.

Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe

With that said, for the past few weeks I’ve been trying to perfect Buttermilk Biscuits. I used a biscuit recipe from a local restaurant, Tupelo Honey, as a starting place and made adjustments over the course of a few renditions, settling on a biscuit recipe that I think would make Nannie proud.

Pineapple Cake Recipe

Pineapple Cake Recipe

This Pineapple Cake is no exception to the magic flour, sugar, and eggs create. My husband, who is not much of a fan of overly sweet desserts, was a big fan of this cake. Not too sweet and so fluffy, this Pineapple Cake is perfectly balanced. The pineapple isn’t overwhelming. It’s subtle. Just right, in fact. Pair this fluffy cake with an equally fluffy frosting, like an easy 7-Minute Frosting, topped off with toasted coconut for a bit of texture, and, of course, one of the pineapple’s favorite flavor friends.

Southwestern Banana Split Recipe

Southwestern Banana Split Recipe

This Southwestern Banana Split Recipe is incredibly easy and an over-the-top delicious dessert for any occasion. Just make sure you make a double batch. It will disappear quickly! There are times when being alone in the kitchen with my favorite tunes blaring in the background, and hot bubbly goodness cooking away on the stovetop is all… 

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Easy 7 Minute Vanilla Frosting Recipe

Easy 7 Minute Vanilla Frosting Recipe

This Easy 7 Minute Vanilla Frosting Recipe is similar to a basic meringue topping, and this frosting is so easy to work with too. That may be one of my favorite things about it! It’s makes frosting a cake fun and oh so pretty too! In 7 minutes, plus a little time for spreading, this frosting can turn an ordinary cake into an extraordinary cake worthy of any celebration just like that.

25 Perfect Mother’s Day Desserts

25 Perfect Mother's Day Desserts

No Mother’s Day celebration is complete without a splendiferous dessert, so I’ve gathered recipes to create a list of 25 Perfect Mother’s Day Desserts. Whether you’re looking for something in frozen form or covered in frosting, you’re sure to find something to pique your sweet tooth’s interest in this dessert list.