Chocolate

Chocolate recipes and ideas

  • 21 Cherry Brandy and Chocolate Mousse
    Dish type: Dessert A favourite dessert with a grown up twist. Soak the cherries in a little brandy or cherry brandy the day before you plan to serve this dessert. Serves 6   Preparation time: 25...

  • 22 The Ultimate Chocolate and Beetroot Cake
    Dish type: Cake Serves 8, makes 1 generous cake   Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes   Ingredients: 250g plain cooked (vacuum packed) beetroot, drained & pureed...

  • 23 Divine Rich Chocolate Cupcakes
    If you’ve never tried genuine cup cakes before, these are irresistible and sure to impress. The richness comes from all the dark chocolate; the soft moist crumb from the sour cream. You can leave...

  • 24 Divine Brownies
    Ingredients (makes 24 pieces) 2 x 100g bars Divine dark chocolate 100g unsalted butter, very soft 250g caster sugar 4 large free range eggs, beaten to mix 1 teaspoon vanilla essence...

  • 25 Make your Easter sweet with chocolate treats
    Easter just wouldn't be the same without chocolate. That's why we have three exquisite recipes for chocolate lovers, discerning foodies and those who just love to bake. Impress your guests this Easter...

  • 26 White Chocolate Cheesecake
    Ingredients (serves 8–12) For the base 2 tablespoons Divine cocoa 75g unsalted butter, melted 150g digestives, crushed 50g caster sugar For the filling 2 x 100g bars...

  • 27 Chocolate Fondant
    Ingredients: Chocolate fondant • 125g of unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing • 150g of sugar • 125g of dark chocolate • 3 large eggs • 35g of flour Crème anglaise...

  • 28 Fred Ponnavoy's Open Dark Chocolate Venison Ravioli with Herb Salad
    Fred Ponnavoy's Open Dark Chocolate Venison Ravioli with Herb Salad

  • 29 Fred Ponnavoy's Black Forrest Chocolate Fondant
    Fred Ponnavoy's Black Forrest Chocolate Fondant

  • 30 HELLO! Online's Top Easter Eggs of 2012
    Easter brings lots of foodie treats such as hot cross buns, lovely roast lamb and, of course, lots of eggs - both the real thing and those made of chocolate. The world of chocolate eggs is no simple...

  • 31 Chocolate enthusiast Fred Ponnavoy's Chocolate Blinis with Smoked Salmon and Poached Lemon
    Chocolate enthusiast Fred Ponnavoy's Chocolate Blinis with Smoked Salmon and Poached Lemon

  • 32 Christmas gifts for the chocoholic in your life
    The festive season is the perfect time to indulge – what better time to give loved ones a sweet treat? From a weekend in a chocolate boutique hotel to a home chocolate-making kit, we've searched...

  • 33 The perfect choice for chocoholics
    If you were unaware, this week, 10-16th October 2011 marks a fairly significant event in the calendar of any sweet-toothed foodie. It's National Chocolate Week and if that's not a good enough excuse...

  • 34 Kitchen tip – tempering chocolate
    Ever wondered when you melt chocolate and set it why it goes grainy or white marks appear? It’s because chocolate, in a solid state when you buy it is tempered. This means that liquid chocolate...

  • 35 Chocolate cake
    Ingredients (Makes 1, serves 8) 200g/7oz dark chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids), broken into pieces 250g/9oz cooked beetroot (not in vinegar) drained and puréed 200g/7oz plain...

  • 36 Malted chocolate shakes
    Ingredients (makes 2) 1 large tub of good quality chocolate ice cream (500ml) 250mls milk 4 tbs malt powder 10 chocolate chip cookies Method Place all the ingredients in a blender...

  • 37 Chocolate marble cake with chocolate icing
    Ingredients (serves 8) 125g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 170g self-raising flour ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda ½ tsp salt 200g caster sugar ...

  • 38 Salted caramel shortbread
    Ingredients (Makes 16 squares) 125g/4½oz plain flour 60g/2½oz cornflour 60g/2½oz icing sugar 125g/4½oz unsalted butter, chilled and cut into cubes For...

  • 39 Chocolate beetroot cake
    Ingredients (Serves 8-10) 250g/9oz cooked beetroot (fresh or vacuum-packed), chopped 1 tsp vanilla extract 200ml/7fl oz sunflower oil 3 eggs, beaten 175g/6oz organic self-raising...

  • 40 Love to eat
    Valentine’s Day is upon us again – and what better way to show someone you love them than by cooking a delicious meal for them at home – far better than fighting for attention in a packed...



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