Tag: chocolate

Desserts

No Churn Ice Cream – Mint & Chocolate

 For something easy, on a hot summer day, I decided to make some no churn ice cream.  I saw the idea in an Ocado magazine and it used fresh mint leaves and some chocolate chopped into pieces.  I thought it sounded very good, so I decided I would try that flavour as my first attempt.  […]

Biscuits & Cookies

Salted Caramel Flapjack Sensations

These sensational flapjacks really do taste great.  Be careful not to eat too many. I recently received a promotional email from Costco which included something called Salted Caramel Sensations which looked very good indeed.  But rather than buy them I thought I could make something similar using two of my existing recipes, one for a […]

Biscuits & Cookies, Cakes

Chocolate Oat Bars

This very easy recipe, for Chocolate Oat Bars, or square, takes very little time to make, but it does have to be left to set for 3 or 4 hours before cutting. There is no baking involved, just a little work on the stove top, so in just a few minutes they are ready to […]

Biscuits & Cookies

Millionaire’s Shortbread

This recipe is strictly for those with a sweet tooth, or two.  Any shortbread is nice but add a thick layer of caramel and then another, of chocolate, and you have a rich, sweet variant.  It is the sort of thing that you don’t want a large portion of, or you will feel decidedly sick […]

Pies & Tarts

Chocolate Fudge Tart

I recently saw a recipe of a Chocolate Fudge Tart which looked very good.  So I decided that I would make one, but with a couple of variants to that recipe, to suit my particular taste.   The recipe is simple and consists of a biscuit base, flavoured with cocoa powder.  Then a rich, silky smooth […]

Biscuits & Cookies

Crispy Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

Today I made some wonderfully crispy biscuits and sandwiched them together with a chocolate ganache.  I got the idea when I saw some pictures of a French biscut Prince Chocolate.  They are a two thin biscuits/cookies that are sandwiched with chocolate, with a pattern imprinted on them..  The biscuit has to be hard and crispy […]

Cakes

Chickpea Chocolate & Coconut Brownies

Watching some videos recently I was quite surprised at some of the things you can do with chickpeas.  One suggestion was to make brownies, using chickpeas instead of flour.  This sounded very interesting and I did some further investigations and watched some videos and they all seemed very good. For my version I am using […]

Biscuits & Cookies, Cakes

Chocolate Marshmallow Teacakes.

Chocolate Marshmallow Teacakes are a firm favourite in the UK.  They are readily available in all supermarkets.  Basically a chocolate marshmallow teacake  is a shortbread type biscuit with a dome of a marshmallow type meringue and then covered in chocolate, either dark or milk.  The usual size is big enough for two or three bites. […]