Chocolate cake

Chocolate Cake with Mocha Cream Frosting

Dark and rich, this cake is as chocolaty as a classic devils’ food layer cake but comes together like a simple quick bread. It is a versatile recipe that can be baked and frosted in a 9 by 13 inch pan for game-day parties or casual celebrations. Or, it can be made into a two-layer showstopper like the one above. The whipped cream base yields a soft, light frosting and the hint of espresso complements the chocolate cake.   The Wolf Gourmet countertop oven with convection bakes, broils, roasts, proofs, toasts, and warms – all in a fast, energy efficient… Read more

Dutch Baby Pancake from Hummingbird High

Hi everybody! My name is Michelle, and I’m the blogger behind the baking blog, Hummingbird High. My blog has been a finalist for Saveur Magazine’s Best Baking & Desserts Food Blog Awards, and my recipes have been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, Food52, The Kitchn, and more.           Dutch baby pancakes are a decadent breakfast dish that comes together effortlessly and in almost no time at all. Pancake batter is baked in a cast iron skillet on high heat for 15 minutes to create a giant, puffy pancake similar to a popover. I first discovered… Read more


Blended Eggnog Cocktail

Eggnog has been a popular cocktail since English settlers came to America. The bevy of eggs, dairy cows, and liquor made it an easy libation for the colonists to prepare. The drink has endured through the last few centuries, and continues to be on many holiday cocktail menus. Making your own eggnog is quite simple and the rich, foamy texture is a vast improvement over anything you can buy at the store. The Wolf Gourmet blender whips cream in less than 30 seconds and the rest of the ingredients come together in a few additional seconds. Using freshly grated nutmeg… Read more

Wolf Gourmet Peppermint Brownies

Minty Brownies with Candy Cane Crunch

Dressing up a classic dessert for the holidays, these brownies incorporate fresh mint in the batter and candy canes on top. White chocolate chips add an additional layer of richness. They will stand out at the holiday dessert table, or wrap them in wax paper tied with red and white string and you have an ideal holiday gift. The brownies freeze well, so you can make them ahead of time and frost them before serving.   For a more cake-like, less fudgy brownie, bake for an additional ten minutes until tester comes out completely clean. For easy removal and cutting… Read more

Soaked Lemon Pound Cake with Seasonal Fruit and Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Pound Cake | Wolf Gourmet

Soaked Lemon Pound Cake and Chocolate Hazelnut Banana Pound Cake from Hummingbird High

Hi everybody! My name is Michelle, and I’m the blogger behind the baking blog, Hummingbird High. My blog has been a finalist for Saveur Magazine’s Best Baking & Desserts Food Blog Awards, and my recipes have been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, Food52, The Kitchn, and more. I’m excited to work with Wolf Gourmet to bring you one of my favorite desserts: pound cake. It’s a simple, elegant, and classic dessert that you can easily customize with your favorite flavors and ingredients. In fact, it’s so easy that I actually whipped up two recipes! The two recipes are almost… Read more

Cheesecake pumpkin squares

Welcome Autumn with Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares

Autumn has officially arrived, and there’s a bit of a chill in the morning air. A new season means a new set of favorite foods. Comforting, hearty stews and soups, apples, cinnamon, and of course, pumpkin, all make reappearances after months of zucchini, tomatoes, and salads. We are ready to tailgate, pick apples, go leaf-peeping, and visit the pumpkin patch. Pumpkin is a well-loved ingredient popular in the cooler months of fall. It’s used in smoothies, soups, and many baked goods. Today we came up with something a little different, pumpkin cheesecake squares. A cream cheese topping swirled throughout enriches… Read more

Chocolate Chip Cookies

How to Make the Absolute Best Chocolate Chip Cookies: Baking with (or without) Convection

Chocolate chip cookies come in many forms. Soft and chewy or golden brown and crisp … everyone has a favorite. Our recipe can be baked in the Wolf Gourmet oven with or without convection to yield different results, depending on your preference. Before we get started making cookies, let’s review. What exactly is convection? With the convection setting, a powerful fan with high-volume airflow vents thoroughly circulates heated air for even baking with no hot spots. Convection can be used in tandem with Bake mode with a press of the button to reduce cooking time by up to twenty-five percent. So, how does this affect your chocolate… Read more

strawberry basil sorbet

A Refreshing, Sophisticated Summer Sorbet

  Fresh, plump berries are spilling out of baskets everywhere – blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries, can you pick a favorite? We certainly cannot. Signs for pick-your-own berries have popped up along the side of the road, and the farm stands are piled high with shades of red and blue. We have already had our share of pies, crumbles, crisps, and cakes. It’s time for something a little different, light and refreshing: sorbet. Sorbet takes the best summer fruits and turns them into a fresh, cool treat. There’s no ice cream machine involved – the blender can do all the… Read more

Craft a Magnificent Milkshake

This time of year, making a satisfying dessert doesn’t have to involve turning on the oven. Sticky, humid summer evenings call for cold, creamy refreshment. Making a perfect milkshake at home is an easy way to finish off an alfresco meal. The Wolf Gourmet blender turns a few simple ingredients into something truly wonderful in about a minute. You can also make a milkshake an indulgent after-dinner drink. A dessert that doubles as a cocktail? Sounds like a plan. Top-quality ingredients make for the most delicious milkshakes. Ice cream options have come a long way from those rock-hard blocks of vanilla… Read more

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