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Community Picks -- Chocolate and Spice

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February 23, 2012

Spiced Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes  Tingling Truffle Hot Chocolate

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38 Comments

lorigoldsby February 23, 2012
I can't believe there is one left...but I will try chocolate Mousse and pink peppercorn tart
 
Sagegreen February 23, 2012
I think rainydayfriend already called that though!
 
lorigoldsby February 25, 2012
Oops! I was going off Kristy's message...no worries, I'll try to log in earlier next time! Have fun testing...can't wait to read everyone's notes!
 
Sagegreen February 23, 2012
I'd love to test the White Chococlate Mahlabi with Pistachio, Cardamom, Saffron & Orange Flower Water.
 
Sagegreen February 23, 2012
....oops I see I am too late. darn!
 
Panfusine February 23, 2012
Sagegreen, You're absolutely welcome to test the Mahlabi out if you wish...I always end up grabbing a pick to test, I'll wait for the next contest
 
Sagegreen February 25, 2012
Thanks, Panfusine!
 
susan G. February 23, 2012
I'll go for the Yin Yang Phirni-Rice Pudding. Everything sounds so good!
 
Kristy M. February 23, 2012
Three recipes are still up for grabs:

Chocolate Mousse and Pink Peppercorns Tart
Yin Yang Phirni- Rice Pudding with Spices and 2 Chocolates
White Chococlate Mahlabi with Pistachio, Cardamom, Saffron & Orange Flower Water
 
Panfusine February 23, 2012
I'll take the white chocolate Mahlabi please
 
rainydayfriend February 23, 2012
I'd love to test the chocolate mousse tart!
 
duclosbe1 February 23, 2012
I'd love to test the Molasses Brownies with Pho (Yes Pho) Spices! They sound scrumptious.
 
duclosbe1 February 23, 2012
Shoot, just saw that they were taken.
 
Kristy M. February 23, 2012
Sorry forester_lady, that recipe has been claimed. Is there another one you'd like to test?
 
cookinginvictoria February 23, 2012
I'll take the Aztec Two Step Coffee Cake, if it's still available!
 
cookinginvictoria February 23, 2012
Sorry for the double-post!
 
cookinginvictoria February 23, 2012
I'll take the Aztec Two Step Coffee Cake, if it's still available!
 
susan G. February 23, 2012
Thanks, cookinginvictoria. Aren't these all wonderful choices?
 
EmilyC February 23, 2012
The Chocolate Cake with a Hint of Pimente d'Espelette , please!
 
Eliza W. February 23, 2012
I'd love to test the Spiced Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes. Also my first time testing a recipe for the site!
 
Kristy M. February 23, 2012
Welcome!
 
cgilsbach February 23, 2012
Spicy Chocolate Ginger Cake, please!
 
cgilsbach February 23, 2012
oops, looks like it's already taken. How about the Molasses Brownies then.
 
Kristy M. February 23, 2012
Molasses Brownies have your name on them!
 
jess J. February 23, 2012
I'd love to test the cumin-orange chocolate semolina pudding. yum! so excited.
 
Tarragon February 23, 2012
I'd love to test the Spicy Chocolate Ginger Cake, please. Wasn't going to test this time but that recipe looks great and I can't resist!
 
drbabs February 23, 2012
Thanks, Tarragon, I hope you enjoy it!
 
hardlikearmour February 23, 2012
Tingling Truffle Hot Chocolate, please!
 
Kristy M. February 23, 2012
Great! Welcome to the CP fun!
 
Burnt O. February 23, 2012
I'll take the Cardamom Banana Caramel Sauce Tart please!
 
There'sAlwaysPie February 23, 2012
That was my second choice to test - can't wait to hear how it comes out - sounds delicious!
 
Burnt O. February 23, 2012
I'm going to an Oscar party this weekend - this dish just solved my dilemma on what to take, and not have a lot of chocolate lying around the house later! Plus - it will get a very objective rating from a larger group of people.
 
PistachioDoughnut February 24, 2012
Thanks a lot Burnt Offerings for testing this recipe..I hope it turns out good and everyone in your group likes it. Serve it chilled. Congrats to all CP..
 
misslofox February 23, 2012
I've never been a tester before, but I'd love to test the Spicy Chocolate Pots de Creme as I'm a big lover of anything chocolate and anything spicy!
 
drbabs February 23, 2012
Thanks for testing it. I hope you enjoy it!
 
There'sAlwaysPie February 23, 2012
I'm happy to test out the Coconut cupcakes with curry-chocolate frosting!
 
JessicaBakes February 24, 2012
I hope you enjoy!!
 
Jenny B. February 23, 2012
I would love to test the Earl Grey & Five Spice Millionaire's Shortbread! So excited to participate in my first food52 event!