Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Decadent, Delicious Desserts - September Pinterest Challenge

Welcome to the September Pinterest Challenge Blog Hop, hosted by My Pinterventures


The purpose of this Pinterest Challenge is to motivate all the participants of this hop (and you too) to not just pin, but to make it happen! 


I've started treating my pinterest board kind of like a bucket list.  ;-)  Please tell me I'm not the only one!  Since the majority of my pins are on my "Yummy" board, I chose not one, but two, recipes for this month's challenge!


Let's begin with Gail's Chocolate Covered Strawberries.  Mmmmmm...  Is there anything more decadent?


I followed Gail's detailed instructions quite easily.  She uses a lovely drizzle at the end, but I went with gold sprinkles instead.  It added a tiny bit of shimmer.


No chocolate was wasted on this particular afternoon.  When I ran out of strawberries, a few pretzel rods took their place.  Who wastes chocolate?  Not this girl!  I just poured and swirled what was left over the pretzels.  They should have been separated before cooling, but even crumbled, we enjoyed the salty sweet combination.


Now, let's talk about Pamela's Hummingbird Cake for 2.  Being empty nesters these days, it's really nice to find a smaller sized recipe.  I made just a few changes.  Two on purpose, one on accident.  Since I don't have a 6 inch round cake pan, I used a square one, so my cake doesn't have the pretty layers.  We REALLY like pineapple, so some rings were added to the bottom and the batter was poured on top.  The pecans in the batter were completely forgotten.  OOPS!  That mistake led me to be very generous with pecans on top.  Did I mention Pamela includes her recipe for Cream Cheese Frosting?  


Both recipes will become regulars for our decadent, delicious desserts!

So, what's on your bucket list pinterest boards?

To join next month's #pinterestchallenge, click here to sign-up ⇒ October Pinterest Challenge

Now let's see what other things Pinterest inspired! Head over and visit the other hosts to see what they crafted, cooked, built, or tried!

Pinterest Challenge Blog Hop
Erlene - My Pinterventures • Alexandra - Eye Love Knots Joanne - Our Unschooling Journey • Laurie - My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies Jenny - Cookies Coffee and Crafts • Kristie - Teadoodles Cherryl - Farm Girl Reformed • Beverly - Across the Boulevard Debra - Shoppe No. 5 • Gail - Purple Hues and Me Emily - Domestic Deadline • Lynne - My Family Thyme Chelsea - Making It Manzanita • Maureen - Red Cottage Chronicles Julie - Sum of their Stories • T'onna - Sew Crafty Crochet Michelle - Our Crafty Mom • Lisa - Blogghetti Marie - The Inspiration Vault • Kelley - Simply Inspired Meals Debbee - Debbee's Buzz • Chelc - Inside The Fox Den Habiba - Craftify My Love • Marci - Stone Cottage Adventures Kenyatta - My Design Rules • Kelli - The Olympic Nest Rebecca - Hello Central Avenue Katrin - Kreativ K Roseann - This Autoimmune Life • Terri - Our Good Life Leslie - Once Upon a Time & Happily Ever After Lydia - Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen • Marissa - Squirrels of a Feather Marie Claire - Undemisieclederecettes  Shirley - Intelligent Domestications • Tasha - Rufus and Henrietta April • Stampin Fool








26 comments:

  1. These both look yummy. I love chocolate covered strawberries, we do them often.

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  2. Ohhh they both delicious and easy to make. Pinning

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  3. Yummmmy! I think I would really like this. May have to give them a try!

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  4. Scrumptious! These look so good, haha never waste chocolate!

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  5. It's so hard to find a cake recipe for just two (ok four) servings, isn't it? Looks like you had a great time making both your projects!

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  6. Oh I just love chocolate covered strawberries and that hummingbird cake sounds delicious. Pinned.

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  7. I think the two recipes sound so good. No wonder you made them both. They look so decadent, yum.

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  8. Two, three or four....you can never have too much chocolate! Looks delicious.

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  9. I love the choices of desserts you tried this month. I would eat all of these :-)

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  10. I am so glad that no chocolate was wasted, lol. Love both ideas and wish I could have one of these decadent chcolate covered strawberries (or 10) right now.

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  11. Both of these look great and I agree- chocolate should never be wasted!

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  12. I love chocolate covered strawberries! These look yummy!

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  13. Chocolate and strawberries go so well and both look so good!!

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  14. Beautiful desserts here! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party! Hope to see you next Sunday too. Have a wonderful week.

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  15. Ah it's a week of desserts on #PoCoLo this week! Thanks for stopping by

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  16. Good gravy, woman, those all look delicious!! You could set up your own shop for Valentine's Day! Eat one for me.

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  17. They all look yummy! Thanks for linking to #pocolo

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  18. These desserts look fabulous. I love the strawberries. Thank you for sharing at Funtastic Friday.

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  19. Wow! These puddings look amazing :) #GoingGreenLinky

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  20. These look delicious. I love the idea of making something from your Pinterest board! :)
    #mommymomentslinkup

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  21. OH MY GOSH! Those strawberries look amazing and I am sure they are delicious! I love that you never waste chocolate! My kind of person! Thanks for linking up with us at #BloggingGrandmothersLinkParty 31 sharedx4

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  22. What a great collection of ideas - I'll have a proper read of more of them through later. I have made chocolate strawberries before but will have to wait until next year for when they are in season again. #GoingGreen

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  23. Oh Marci! What a compliment to be inspired by my chocolate covered strawberry recipe and re-create your own! Yours look so scrumptious! I love that you drizzled them with gold sprinkles which takes them to a hold new level!

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  24. I think I would like to try all three, they all look yummy!

    #goinggreen

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  25. I’m not that much of a online reader to be honest but your sites really
    nice, keep it up! I'll go ahead and bookmark your website to come back in the future.
    Many thanks

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