Cakes

Chocolate Espresso Pound Cake

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This chocolate espresso pound cake is rich, decadent, and absolutely chocolatey! With homemade whipped cream, fresh strawberries, and chocolate ganache, this might be your new favorite dessert!

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Pound Cake
1/2 c semi-sweet chocolate chips
6 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
2 Tbsp canola oil
1/4 c butter
1 c brown sugar
1/4 c sugar
2 eggs
1 c flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
4 oz greek yogurt
1/2 c brewed coffee, hot (or hot water)
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp espresso powder
Whipped Cream
1/2 c heavy whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla
3 Tbsp powdered sugar
Ganache
2 oz semi-sweet baking bars
1/8 c heavy whipping cream
1/4 tsp espresso powder
Pound Cake Preheat oven to 350. Grease a medium sized loaf pan, 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 In the microwave or over a double broiler, melt the chocolate chips until smooth. Set aside. In a small bowl, mix 6 Tbsp cocoa...
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Nutritions

Calories
1008

Sodium
307mg
12% DV

Fat
48g
75% DV

Protein
10g
21% DV

Carbs
137g
46% DV

Fiber
7g
29% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV