Tag: chocolate chips

Biscuits, Cookies

Avalanche Bars – Squares

I recently came across Avalanche Bars, or squares as I would call them.  These are a no-bake bar which are very tasty indeed.  I checked a few recipes, all of which seemed to be pretty much the same, using rice krispies, white chocolate, peanut butter, mini marshmallows and dark or milk chocolate chips. So with […]

Biscuits, Cookies

Indulgent Chocolate Chip Cookies

I recently read an article by David Leite, who writes for the NYT, about chocolate chip cookies.  Specifically it was about cookies where the dough had been aged for between 24 and 36 hours to give a stronger flavour.  I also watched a few videos of making those cookies.  They looked great so I thought […]

Cakes, Pies, Tarts

Brownie Pie

I got this idea for a Brownie Pie from a website that sells cake pans.  Basically the pie is a brownie base that is covered with some chocolate custard(or pudding in the USA).  I tried the recipe on that site and the resultant ‘pudding’ was distastrous, to say the least.  So for my Brownie Pie […]


Chocolate & Creme Patissiere Brioche Swirls

I recently made some brioche buns which were a great success, so trying to build on that today I made some Chocolate & Creme Patissiere Brioche Swirls.   These will take the same brioche recipe but then instead of creating the Brioche a Tete the dough will be rolled out and covered in creme patissiere and […]


Chocolate Chip & Hazelnut Muffins

For my first post Christmas bake I decided upon something simple, but very tasty, Chocolate Chip and Hazelnut Muffins. The idea of these was very appealing to me, as I love chocolate and enjoy a change of texture in muffins, so hazelnuts certainly were worthy of consideration. Muffins are always simple to make and usually […]