Category Archives: chocolate

3 Ways to Make Milk Free Hot Chocolate

Although the threatened snow hasn’t arrived yet, it is cold around here and the sight of the kids running through what eldest called ‘leaf snow’ reminded me it is the start of hot chocolate season, when I try to keep … Continue reading

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Snaphot: a satisfied customer

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Recipe: Fake Butter Icing or The Ubiquitous Cupcake

Cupcakes are everywhere at the moment and they are perfect for kids’ parties – single serving, easy to decorate (at least compared to a full sized cake) and lovely to display.  The kids who came to the tiny party I … Continue reading

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Snapshot: Christmas Cake

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Because even mediocre chocolate bread is still chocolate bread

I decided to make the King Arthur’s Flour Chocolate Babka last week and despite having made it successfully many times before, this time it didn’t quite work.  One difference is that I used the weight measures instead of the volume … Continue reading

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2 Recipes: A Duo of Slightly Strange Cupcakes

I’m working on a review of Harry Eastwood’s Red Velvet Chocolate Heartache. I have a couple more recipes I want to try before I come to a final conclusion, but this is what I’ve made so far. These recipes are … Continue reading

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Not Cooking with Kids: The Best Brownies in My Universe

I was planning to try some recipes from a library book I want to review but after enthusiastically agreeing to help, eldest child decided to watch telly instead. So in a fit of pique I made the world’s best brownies … Continue reading

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