Tag: chocolate

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Dark Chocolate Orange Fudge

With most of a can of condesned milk leftover from making these gorgeously chewy cookies, some fudge was in order. I browsed through some recipes and decided any recipe adding 100g of icing sugar to a base with condensed milk and chocolate was ludicrous and it would be far too […]

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Power Balls

With the term superfoods being bandied about somewhat these days, how do you harness their power without resorting to silly fads, spending unnecessarily, or being stuck with a cupboard full of ingredients that taste terrible? Power Balls, that’s how. These bite sized pieces are utterly delicious, as in actually delicious, as […]

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Gin Truffles

Buried in a clock of dark chocolate, lies a kick of 1920s bootlegger bathtub gin. It’s mysterious, rambunctious and a little bit naughty. With herbaceous notes and hints of floral, these dark chocolate gin truffles will make you swoon.

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Chocolate Oreo Pancakes

Experimenting in the kitchen is always fun and when one of your friends sees a picture of someone else’s chocolate pancakes on Facebook, and instantly wants some, you just offer to make them, especially when they also have some Oreos on hand. This basic pancake recipe is a no-sugar recipe […]

Vanilla Cupcakes with Peanut-butter Chocolate Icing

If you are after a simple vanilla cake recipe, nothing, in my opinion, can beat this failsafe vanilla cupcake base. I have tried many over the years, but none have as rich a flavour or as good a texture. It is the perfect cake to swirl lashings of various flavours […]

Mug Brownie

Faced with the tragedy of no oven, one inevitably googles microwave baking, and sometimes, one is pleasantly surprised. This recipe for mug brownie is scandalously easy and scandalously good. It is though, so very rich, and you may feel ill afterwards, but it is worth it.