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Congo Bars | URBAN BAKES

Congo Bars

A rich buttery blondie with a hint of chocolate, a nutty crunch of toasted pecans, and a sense of the tropics with coconut, all in a single bite! Before today, have you heard of congo bars?  If you have, do you know what gives its name?  I’m quite certain I have heard of it in my past but I sure didn’t know what it was until I stumbled upon the recipe a …

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THE Best S'mores Cake | URBAN BAKES

THE Best S’mores Cake

The most rich chocolate cake baked over its aromatic browned butter graham cracker crust and coated with a glossy semisweet chocolate ganache and soft pillows of marshmallow frosting that will simply melt in your mouth.  S’mores turned cake that will leave you amazed! Hope you had a fabulous Labor Day weekend!  Mine was very chill.  On Friday I had dinner with friends, both Saturday and Sunday I worked and visited my dogs and yesterday …

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Hazelnut Chocolate Truffle Torte | URBAN BAKES

Hazelnut Chocolate Truffle Torte

You’ll be fooled by this cake’s “dry” outer appearance but once you bite into this Hazelnut Chocolate Truffle Torte, the cake has more of a truffle-like texture that’s soft yet delicate. Add ganache for a glossy finish! Naked cakes…  There’s something aesthetically pleasing with its simplicity and to take it a just a step further, adding a small amount of garnish will be enough to …

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Mini Black Bottom Peanut Pies | URBAN BAKES

Mini Black Bottom Peanut Pies

Soo I’m hoping today’s chocolaty post makes up for my absence over the past week [insert nervous emoji]. If you haven’t noticed (phew) that’s great!  But if you did, my apologies.  I took a little dip and went M.I.A. strictly on the blog but all for good reasons.  I was however, present on other social media which is a good time for a reminder …

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Baked Double Chocolate Donuts | URBAN BAKES

Baked Double Chocolate Donuts

Scrumptious, easy-to-make, chocolaty rich baked donuts are covered with a chocolate glaze giving a perfect satin finish.  The dream breakfast or snack for every chocolate donut fanatic!  Donuts.  An excuse to have cake for breakfast.  Am I right? I think for the health conscious folks, we sometimes pretend we don’t want a donut.  I know, I do it All. The. Time!  Someone will …

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Devil's Food Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting | URBAN BAKES

Devil’s Food Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting for My 2nd Blogiversary

Each Luscious Chocolaty-rich layer of this Indulgent Devil’s Food Cake is slathered with Salted Caramel Frosting and a generous coat of the BEST Chocolate Buttercream. Today, I have the most amazing cake EVER made on URBAN BAKES and I am thrilled to finally share this with you in celebration of my blog’s 2nd anniversary!  Yay! I remember it like it was yesterday when I passed my 1st blogiversary.  At the time, I believed …

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