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Easter cakes from master chefs Eric Lanlard, Claire Clark and John Torode

With Easter just around the corner, HELLO! Online has spoken to top pastry chefs Eric Lanlard and Claire Clark, along with MasterChef John Torode, for the perfect Easter cake recipes. Take your pick from...

Chocolate cranberry truffles recipe

Makes: 30 truffles Ingredients • 225g dark chocolate • 75g Craisins® Dried Cranberries • 2 tablespoons double cream • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder • 1 1/2 tablespoons icing...

Chocolate fondue

Dish type: dessert, chocolate Made in minutes, pour this wonderfully luxurious fondue into a pretty heart shaped cup or keep hot in a mini fondue bowl with a burner. Serves 2 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking...

Win hearts with showstopping chocolate desserts

February 14 is the one day of the year when you have a reason to leave a love note stuck on the door or write a sweet poem in a card. Valentine's Day, when florists sell more red long-stemmed roses than...

Brandied chocolate truffles

Dish type: dessert Makes 8 Preparation time: 45 minutes Chilling time: 4½ - 5 hours Ingredients 150ml (1/4 pint) double cream 200g (7oz) dark chocolate, broken into pieces 2 tablespoons icing...

Heart-shaped Chilli Chocolates

Dish type: dessert, chocolate Ingredients • 100g CHOC Chick organic cacao powder • 6 tbsp CHOC Chick organic cacao butter • 3-4 tsp Sweet Freedom, agave syrup, honey or maple syrup ( to...

Chocolate heart fondant with a strawberry and mint salad

Dish type: dessert, chocolate Ingredients 6 large fondants; 400g chocolate 400g butter 400g caster sugar 4 eggs 4 egg yolks 400g plain flour A little extra butter and flour (60g each) to lubricate...

Raymond Blanc's Chocolate Mousse

Serves 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes, plus 2 hours chilling Ingredients 165 g (51/2 oz) dark chocolate, at least 70% cocoa solids, finely chopped 25g (1 oz) unsweetened cocoa powder 10 organic or free...

Shaun Rankin’s Chocolate Soufflé with Christmas pudding ice cream

Dish Type: Dessert Serves 6 Ingredients Ice cream 4 egg yolks 90g caster sugar 250ml milk 250ml whipping cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 vanilla pod, split 150g christmas pudding Soufflé 3 eggs 85g...

Eric Lanlard's Chocolate and Chestnut Christmas Yule Log

Dish type: Dessert Serves 6 Preparation and cooking time: about 1 hour,10 minutes Ingredients For the sponge 3 egg whites 130g (4¾oz) golden caster sugar 4 egg yolks 50g (2oz) unsalted butter,...

Showstopping chocolate desserts from Mary Berry, Linda Collister and more...

Spectacular as it is in its flaming glory, the traditional Christmas pudding will not always be a popular option with all of your guests. If you want a taste of the festive cheer without the customary...

Mont Blanc Roulade by Linda Collister

Dish type: Dessert The classic irresistible combination of meringue, sweetened chestnuts, cream and chocolate... Makes 1 large roulade Ingredients For the meringue 4 large free-range egg whites,...

Chocolate Panettone

Dish type: Bread Make this at Christmas ready for those late breakfasts and brunches, when all anyone wants is a large coffee and a slice of something special to celebrate the holiday. The very fine,...

Velvet Chocolate Torte By Mary Berry

Dish type: Chocolate Yes it really does serve ten, it is so rich! If you do not have a spring-form tin, spoon the mixture into a freezer-safe shallow dish, cover with clingfilm, then freeze. After thawing...

Feel good with the sweet delights of Fairtrade Chocolate

It's inevitable that we all eat more than our fair share of chocolate at this time of year. But, for a guilt-free reason to nibble on your favourite treats make sure to support Fairtrade. The...

Tom Aikens' Divine Chocolate Fudge Cake

Dish type: Chocolate Deep rich and fudgy chocolate cake. What more to add? Serves 6 Ingredients 110g butter 110g caster sugar 2 eggs 2 tbsps golden syrup 30g ground almonds 110g self-raising flour Pinch...

Melting Chocolate Teacup of Salty Caramel Porridge

Dish type: Breakfast Nick Barnard, cofounder of Rude Health, created this recipe for the 2011 World Porridge Championships held in Carrbridge, Scotland. It made him the English Porridge Making Champion....



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