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Moretto: A Mocha Beverage from Michael Turback

  Quick now. What is mocha? Or moka? Or mokka? Or Mocca? Or Mocha? In a land of coffee shops, no, in a land of Starbucks, we all know that a mocha is coffee plus chocolate. It was not always so. The word mocha comes to us from the port city of Mocha on the…

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One-Bowl Mocha and White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Simply Sensational Cookies by Nancy Baggett is just chuck full of ideas you have to try. Have to. What kind of dessert person are you? Honor that addiction. Show some pride. And, get some variety in to boot! Mocha is flavor many of us relish or need. Witness those lines at Starbucks each morning. Mocha…

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Mocha Pound Cake from The Loveless Cafe

Full disclosure: we have not made this cake yet, but we sure are this coming weekend. We have a birthday party where there will be plenty of kids and lots of adults. The kids get a traditional birthday cake with equally high layers of cake and frosting. We will be serving their parents this “adult”…

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Mocha Cream Frosting

I know whipped cream is not a separate food group, but it could be. Even the lactose intolerant can rarely deny themselves the pleasure of a taste. While marshmallows do gracefully adorn a cup of hot chocolate, nothing can match whipped cream laced with sugar and vanilla. At the other extreme, a cool whipped cream…

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