Mint Chocolate Brownies

Decadent Mint Chocolate Brownies for the festive season!

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Thick and fudgy brownies layered with a sweet mint frosting and a glossy chocolate ganache.

This is what a “grown-up” dessert must look like. Mint wasn’t really my thing for a very long time. Let’s face it, it is intense, sometimes pungent and not really… chocolate. But my tastes are maturing as I grow up. Mint is definitely one of those grown up flavors that I’ve grown to love.

Mint and Chocolate is a classic combination. You’ll find variations of this recipe all over the internet. But this is maybe the only “eggless” mint chocolate brownies’ recipe you’ll find. And I promise, you will love these!
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Hershey’s Kisses Cupcakes

Decadent Hershey’s Kisses Cupcakes slathered with a to-die-for Chocolate Marshmallow Buttercream! This is the kind of cupcake that you’re food dreams are made of!

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Hershey’s Kisses have got to be the cutest candies ever invented. Not only do they taste amazing (I mean, hello? That burst of chocolate in your mouth? Yauza!), but they also effortlessly add a certain cuteness to an dessert they are a part of. For lazy people like me, this is great because we don’t have to spend hours stressing over dessert-decorations!

Inspired from these intensely-chocolaty candies, I decided to make some cupcakes that will knock your socks off! With a basic chocolate cupcake base, I take it up a notch by stuffing each cupcake with a Hershey’s kiss. And then I frost them with an amazing frosting I discovered accidentally. Yep – have you tried combining buttercream and marshmallows and chocolate? You’ve got to do it right now – if you haven’t already!

The best part is that you really don’t need to stress yourself too much. You’re going to enjoy making these cupcakes – just as much as you’re going to enjoy devouring them!    (more…)

Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes – for a Special Occasion!

Fudgy homemade Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes from scratch! An intensely chocolaty and rich dessert you’ll want to make over and over again!

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A little fun factFoodomania went live on this very day, THREE years ago.

I’ve been living this amazing life for three years now. sparkle in my eyes (just for the dramatic effect! 😀 ) The thing about undiscovered passion is that you keep fidgeting around, until you find your mojo. And once you do, you can’t imagine a life without it. My experience with creating this website is also something like that.

Everyday, I get to do what I love whilst building a community of like-minded foodies. I think that’s a pretty sweet deal. And I wouldn’t have been able to do what I love, if i weren’t for all of you who read, comment, write back to me, test my recipes and generally motivate me to do better. So, Thank You! Now – let’s celebrate. 😉

So, what do you do when you are in a celebratory mood? Indulge of course! And can there BE a better indulgence that Chocolate? I think not. And keeping up with my style of cooking –  minimal efforts • maximum results – here’s a fancy dessert that requires less than 60 minutes of your efforts – The Chocolate Brownie Cupcake.
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Baked Potato Wedges

Enjoy a big plate of spicy baked potato wedges with your favorite condiment! These roasted fries take almost no time to prepare and are hard to resist!

Baked Potato Wedges Recipe | Spicy Roasted Potato Fries Recipe - written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Potatoes are humble vegetables. Inexpensive and incredibly flexible, they make for some of the best savory food creations.

Take these baked potato wedges for example. These spicy, crispy, roasted potatoes are all you need out of comfort food. And because they’re baked, you’re doing yourself a favor by cutting out all the fat. Still not the healthiest dish around, I’ll admit. But when you go high on starch, you could benefit from reducing the fat at the very least, yeah?

You can use your favorite combination of spices to customize these wedges the way you want. In fact, I always like experimenting with the seasoning, just so that I could enjoy the variety. These extra crispy baked potato wedges are quickly becoming a Friday-night staple. I freaking adore them and I’ll bet you would too! 🙂   (more…)