5 Chocolate Recipes

5 Chocolate Recipes at Hodgepodge

Time for some chocolate love! 1. Chocolate Chip Cake – our favorite, throw-it-all-in-the-Bundt-pan, all-occasion cake. 2. Oreo Truffles – three ingredients and allergy-friendly for our crew. 3. Fudge Pie (you can even create a slice with pastels – includes a chalk art tutorial!) 4. Microwave Fudge – another three-ingredient, simple favorite. 5. Nana’s Famous Chocolate Pound Cake (with that fudge icing) Feel free to browse

Valentines to Make: Crafts, Pastels and Recipes

wedding shower paper chain

A recent example of love.. I hear myself let loose a long, exasperated sigh as I bend down to pick up the tiny scraps of paper that litter the floor. Across the room a small voice says, “I love you Mama.” My littlest guy keyed into my tone and he turned it around. Love does that. I could do that too. I could see all

Fast Food for Slow Sundays: Nana’s Famous Chocolate Pound Cake


Growing up, this cake was the one at family gatherings. Doesn’t that speak the loudest about a dessert? It’s a pound cake. A chocolate pound cake. The icing makes it a showcase (and it’s what us children wanted to sneak a bite of as we ran by –  because it tastes just like fudge!) : Nana’s Famous Chocolate Pound Cake Cake: 2 sticks butter 1/2

Fudge Pie: A Pastels Tutorial Plus Recipe


Are you ready to whip up a fudge pie? Well, guess what? Today, you can either stir up a pie on your paper or use the recipe below to bake one in your oven – or both! I’m sharing Nana’s latest pastels tutorial plus the recipe for Fudge Pie at Heart of the Matter today. I hope you’ll join me for the deliciosity!

Microwave SunButter® Fudge

Microwave SunButter Fudge

We needed a SunButter treat. So my Mama and I looked at the SunButter site. We picked SunButter Fudge because we had all the ingredients. And guess what? We decided to make it in the microwave!! The recipe said to make it in a sauce pan. Here’s what we did: It was really easy! Mama helped with the stirring and pouring. : Microwave SunButter Fudge