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Chocolate recipes and ideas

Baked Alaska

Serves FourIngredients For the sponge:500g softened butter 500g sugar 4 eggs 2 drops of vanilla essence 500g self-raising flourFor the Italian meringue:225g sugar 4 egg whites4 scoops of vanilla ice...

Moelleux Au Chocolat Et Poire- Pear and chocolate steamed puddings

IngredientsMakes 66 very small pears, peeled (stalk kept on)150 g salted butter, soft 150g light brown sugar 3 medium eggs, beaten 1 tbsp treacle ó tsp sea salt120g self-raising flour...

Double chocolate soufflé with orange and ginger confit

Luke Thomas says: "This is a special recipe for me because it’s what I made when I won a big competition that really kick-started my cooking career. It was the...

Rich marbled chocolate cake

Serves 12Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 35 minutes, plus coolingUsing Chocolate Horlicks® in the recipe deepens the flavour of the buttercream used to decorate the cake, adding to the rich...

Heart-shaped chocolate Valentine's cake

Preparation time: 20 minutesCooking time: 60 minutesServes: 2IngredientsCake100g butter, softened100g caster sugar4 medium happy eggs80g self raising flour30g cocoa powderIcing50g butter50g 72% cooking Chocolate20g cocoa powder250g icing SugarMethodCake Mix the...

Top 10 Easter desserts

Stars such as Cara Delevingne, Nicole Richie and even President Barack Obama shared snaps of their Easter celebrations last year. Katy Perry donned bunny ears and mums Jessica Alba and...

Top 10 Easter eggs

We never need an excuse to indulge in chocolate, but with Easter on 20 April we have an extra special reason. HELLO! Online have trawled the shops, walked up and...

Ten delicious desserts in time for Mother's Day

If you're struggling to find a last minute gift for mum this Mother's Day the answer might just be in one of these sweet treats.Just in time for 30 March...

St Patrick's Day: join Niall Horan and Una Foden in celebrations with 5 Guinness recipes

America's president Barack Obama famously enjoyed a pint of Guinness on his trip to Ireland back in 2011, Gwyneth Paltrow has revealed that she "always has a Guinness before an...

Guinness chocolate cake

As baking fever sweeps the nation, Guinness’ luxurious offering is sure to get cake lovers’ whisks whirring. The Guinness chocolate cake is an indulgent treat, perfect for fans of the...

Guinness chocolate brownies

Serves: 12Ingredients100ml Guinness 185g dark chocolate50g milk chocolate185g butter3 eggs275g caster sugarVanilla essence85g plain flour20g coco powder50G white chocolate buttonsMethod Line a baking tray with parchment paper and sprinkle white...

Banana Flower Cupcakes

Makes 12IngredientsFor the cake:· 100g butter, softened at room temperature· 140g Fairtrade soft light brown sugar· 2 large eggs, at room temperature, lightly beaten· 30mls whole/semi skimmed milk· 2 ripe...

Fairtrade Fortnight: 6 chocolate and banana recipes

To mark Fairtrade Fortnight, we have 6 dreamy desserts with chocolate and the nation's favourite fruit, bananas. Feel good and have an excuse to make dessert by knowing you're doing...

Chocolate and cherry tiffin

Makes: 30 piecesPreparation time: 15 minutesCooking time: refrigerate overnightIngredients250g digestive biscuits300g 85% cocoa solids dark chocolate100g unsalted butter150g golden syrup100g dried blueberries100g walnut pieces (you could also use pecans, hazelnuts...

Pancake Day 2014: 10 perfect pancake recipes

For Pancake Day 2014, we have 10 pancake recipes to get you flipping your way through Shrove Tuesday. From the classic batter mix with lemon juice and sugar, American-style apple-buttermilk...

Chocolate chip and brazil nut banana bread

Banana bread is a great way to use up overripe bananas, in fact, the darker the skins, the better! This recipe adds brazils for a delicious nutty crunch and Divine’s...

Banana pancakes with Divine Chocolate maple syrup

So easy to make, these American-style pancakes use mashed banana within the batter to create a lovely flavour and texture that works perfectly with the sweet dark chocolate maple syrup...



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