Saturday, January 30, 2010

Valentine's Day Frangelico Nutella Cookie Cake

Happy Valentines Day



















A cookie kind of cake or pie ? This is a buttery tasting cookie with chocolate chips, layered with Nutella spread, chocolate cool whip and a fresh strawberry glaze. A delicious confection anytime but perfect for Valentines Day ....






Keep your cat out of the kitchen! Had no idea he would like strawberries, he really shocked us on the table and didn't budge when we caught him, thinking he wanted to be my Valentine!!!! He definitely captured my heart!


Top with glazed strawberries.




Line dish with chocolate fudge sauce.



Slice strawberries and put into the glaze.




Mix the cool whip with unsweetened chocolate cocoa powder




Spread generously with Nutella....




Cool for about 2 minutes and flip onto wax paper to cool completely.
Sprinkle with 1 shot of Frangelico over the top...




Press into prepared greased pan, top with chocolate mini chips.





Can't get enough Chocolate!


Recipe for cookie dough:
1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup firmly packed-brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 tablespoon of heavy cream
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 3/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
Topping
Mini chocolate chips for top of dough.
1 container of cool whip
1 shot of Frangelico
1 tablespoon of unsweet cocoa
Sliced fresh strawberries 1 quart
1 container of strawberry glaze mix sliced strawberries into glaze set aside
1 jar of Nutella hazelnut spread
1 jar or squeeze bottle of Hot Fudge sauce
Mix all ingredients together well, stopping at the salt above . Press dough into greased, desired shaped pan. Sprinkle with mini chips. Bake till browned. Cool two minutes, flip cake onto wax paper to cool thoroughly.
Sprinkle top with Frangelico. Spread top of cookie with a thick layer of Nutella spread. Top with whipped topping that has been mixed with 1 tablespoon of unsweet cocoa powder. Top with glazed sliced strawberries.
To serve squeeze hot fudge sauce around plate, slice cookie cake and place on top of fudge sauce.

22 comments:

Nina's Recipes said...

Happy Sweet Valentine's!
Looks super delicious! Enjoy it!

alison said...

it looks so goood!i wish a little ...

MaryMoh said...

Very beautiful for Valentine's Day. I must try this. My family would love it. Thanks for sharing.

Trix said...

Holy stromboli - a cake/cookie/pie! With nutella, Poppa Trix's favorite thing in the universe! Yum, girl. And lol about your cat! Cats are so weird. The Count is obsessed with cucumbers and starts screaming whenever I'm chopping one!

kathyvegas said...

Your kitchen is a treasure trove of Valentine goodness! This one makes my knees all weak. Love the picture of your cat..kitty greetings from mine to yours!

pegasuslegend said...

thanks so much for the wonderful comments! Happy Valentines Day!!!

Daydreamer Desserts said...

Yummy, looks so good I love the chocolate cool whip!

Drick said...

sounds great - this is not only beautiful but I know we will love it when I make it ... pets in the kitchen are always such a joy, and funny

Cinnamon-Girl♥ said...

Just say Nutella and I'm there - just like your beautiful kitty. What a lovely treat for Valentine's!

redkathy said...

Oh I love Nutella!!! It reminds me of my grandma, who first introduced me to that wonderful spread. You know that you are just killing me with this one, it looks absolutely fabulous!

citronetvanille said...

Oh cats and strawberries? what a funny cat! Nutella is my little addiction so I buy it very rarely but next time I get a jar, will make your cake. Looks beautiful and very appetizing!

Kathleen said...

This is a wonderful Valentine treat.I love your blog!

My Little Space said...

Oh dera, the cake looks gorgeous and really seducing! And so is the cat! haha...

Cleo Coyle said...

SWEET! Love it!

~Cleo

TheChocolatePriestess said...

I love how the photos of the process are in reverse order plus the picture of your cat. Would the fruit hurt the cat?

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Tasty Eats At Home said...

So gorgeous! Your Valentine - or kitty - will be much appreciative!

The Cookie Girl said...

Cookie, Chocolate, Strawberries
Wow! A great combo. This Cookie Girl is in love :)

Tania said...

Red like passion :-) It's beautiful!

RV said...

Gorgeous cake, perfect for valentines's day..

Claudia said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous (so's your cat). You are way ahead of me with these Valentine delectables. I bow to your expertise - such sweet goodies.

Emily Ziegler said...

Oooooh wow! This looks amazing!

Mae said...

Your kitten is so adorable! I've never heard of a cat eating strawberries, but they never cease to amaze me :) I love the heart, too!