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chocolate

  • Devil food cake

    Devil Food Cake

      Today is Valentine’s Day and although I didn’t get Red Roses and breakfast in bed from my husband, we are going to the stunning Antique Cafe at Churchill House with good friends…

  • Chocolate orange cheesecake

    Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

    I love pulling out my recipe books and browsing through old family recipes.  I was reminded recently by a friend of this Chocolate Orange cheesecake recipe that I had made time and…

  • Cocoa shortbread biscuits

    Cocoa shortbread cookies

      These chocolate shortbread cookies are a variation on a traditional shortbread recipe, and I decided to decorate some with white fondant and the others with royal icing.   Watch this quick…

  • Dark chocolate cake with an african theme

    Dark chocolate Cake with an African theme

      Helen made this beautiful African inspired cake for her friend’s 30th Birthday.  Its a dense chocolate cake which is perfect for a base for fondant icing. It is made with dark…

  • White chocolate mousse tarts

    White Chocolate Mousse

    This is the second recipe for this weeks PnP Food Bloggers challenge sponsored by Robertsons Spices.  We had to use both cayenne pepper and cinnamon in two separate recipes.…

  • Chocolate Mud Cake

    Chocolate Mud Cake with Swiss Buttercream recipe

    I was so sad to say goodbye to Kelly my beautiful daughter in law who has been visiting from California.  I know she’s had an amazing time seeing her friends and family,…

  • Chocolate and Fudge

    Chocolate and Fudge – a dazzling duo

     Could there be anything more delicious than chocolate and fudge?  If you have a sweet tooth you will know that a velvety bar of fudge, or a slab of chocolate, will do…

  • Chocolate and Pretzel Tart

    Dark Chocolate and Pretzel Tart

    Do you belong to a Supper Club?  Its great fun, and if you are the host,  its a third of the hard work, because you only have to make the main course.…

  • Chocolate truffles

    Chocolate Truffles

     This recipe is modified and adapted from Michael Paul’s “Parisian Chocolate Truffles”, which I tried and found a little too complicated.  It needed the use of a chocolate thermometer, which most people…