They don’t look like much, do they? Cocoa nibs look like gravel, or peanuts, or…I really just lost track of that thought.
Regardless, they’re delicious, grown-up chocolate chips. Well, maybe not grown up, but definitely a little fancier.
I made red velvet, again, but this time, I did it with an old-fashioned cooked frosting, which I liked a LOT better than most of the buttercream frosting I’ve had. I also understand why cream cheese frosting is usually paired with the cake; the textures are similar (though the cream cheese is tangier). (more…)