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Chocolate Fudge Slice

Chocolate Fudge Slice 1 cup plain flour 1 tablespoon cocoa 185g butter 1 cup coconut 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg Mix all dry ingredients. Melt butter. Mix in egg. Grease slice pan and spread mixture. Bake in pre-warmed moderate oven for 30 minutes. While still warm, ice with: 1...

Chocolate Fudge Slice

Chocolate Fudge Slice Serving size: Serves 10 or more 180g gluten-free dark chocolate, chopped 395g can sweetened condensed milk 2 teaspoons cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 300g gluten-free biscuits, crushed (such as Arnott’s Rice Biscuits) 1/3 cup (50g) slivered almonds or chopped nuts 1/2 cup (100g) dried mixed...

Chocolate Fudge Slice

Chocolate Fudge Slice 250g milk chocolate, roughly chopped 395g can Sweetened Condensed Milk 200g milk arrowroot or plain biscuits 1/2 cup sultanas 1/2 cup walnuts, roughly chopped 1. Grease and line a 3cm deep, 16cm x 26.5cm (base) lamington pan. Combine chocolate and condensed milk in a saucepan over...

Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Ganache 300g dark or white chocolate, broken into pieces 600ml double cream 1. Place the broken chocolate into a large bowl. 2. Gently heat the cream in a saucepan and bring up to boiling point. Remove from the heat and pour over the chocolate. 3. Leave for 3...

Chocolate Ganache, Lavender Cream and Raspberry Tart

Chocolate Ganache, Lavender Cream and Raspberry Tart 240g plain flour 200g butter Pinch of salt 300ml thickened cream 1 Tbsp caster sugar 1 tsp unsprayed lavender flowers, plus extra flowers to serve 1 punnet raspberries 160ml cream 40g butter 180g dark chocolate, finely chopped 1. Place the flour, butter...

Chocolate Ginger Tart

Chocolate Ginger Tart Serves 6-8 300ml pouring cream 1/2 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger 55g (1/4 cup firmly packed) brown sugar 250g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), finely chopped 60g unsalted butter, chopped 3 eggs, plus 2 egg yolks 150g crystallized ginger, chopped Dutch-processed cocoa powder, to dust Thickened...

Chocolate Gingerbread Men

Chocolate Gingerbread Men 1/2 cup boiling water 1 cup butter 1/2 cup molasses 4 1/2 cups flour 2 cups brown sugar 1 tbs. ginger 1 tbs. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. allspice 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. cloves 1/2 cup cocoa 1 tsp. bicarbonate of soda Add boiling water to butter,...

Chocolate Gingerbread Men

Chocolate Gingerbread Men Dough: 4 cups plain flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1 tablespoon ground ginger 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 stick unsalted butter 2/3 cup light brown sugar or dark brown sugar 2 large...

Chocolate Gingerbread People

Chocolate Gingerbread People 125 g butter 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup golden syrup 2 3/4 cups plain flour 2 tablespoons Cadbury Bournville Cocoa 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1 egg, lightly beaten 1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Place the butter, sugar and golden syrup...

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake 200g dark chocolate, chopped 200g butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup milk 1 cup choc-hazelnut spread (such as Nutella) 80 small solid chocolate Easter eggs 1....

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Serves 12 200g dark chocolate, chopped 200g butter, softened 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 3/4 cups self-raising flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 3/4 cup milk 1 cup choc-hazelnut spread (such as Nutella) 80 small solid chocolate Easter...

Chocolate Hazelnut Self-Saucing Puddings

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chocolate Hazelnut Self-Saucing Puddings 1/2 cup (125ml) milk 50g dark chocolate, chopped 50g butter, chopped 1/4 cup (60g) chocolate-hazelnut spread 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 cup (75g) self-raising flour 1/4 cup (30g) hazelnut meal 1/3 cup (70g) caster sugar 1/2 cup (100g) brown sugar 1...

Chocolate Heaven

Chocolate Heaven 1 x 250g packet Milk Coffee biscuits 1 x 200g block milk chocolate, melted 1 x 300ml carton thickened cream icing sugar and cocoa powder to decorate 1. Lightly grease and line a 19cm x 29cm rectangular slice pan 2. Process biscuits until finely crushed. Transfer to...

Chocolate Hedgehog

Chocolate Hedgehog 5 oz melted copha 1/2 lb. icing sugar 1 heaped dessertspoon cocoa 1 egg 1/2 lb coffee biscuits vanilla Melt copha and pour over icing sugar, cocoa, vanilla and egg. Place in layers alternately with biscuit in a bar tin, allow to set. Ice with chocolate icing....

Chocolate Hedgehog

Chocolate Hedgehog 375g wheatmeal biscuits 90g chopped walnuts 125g unsalted butter 3/4 cup castor sugar 1/3 cup Dutch cocoa 2 eggs, lightly beaten Icing: 125g bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1 tbsp dark rum 60g unsalted butter Lightly butter a 20cm square tin. Break biscuits into small pieces and put into...

Chocolate Hedgehog

Chocolate Hedgehog 1/2 cup of butter 2/3 cup of caster sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa 2 tablespoons of coconut 1 egg beaten 3/4 cup of chopped walnuts glace cherries diced 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla 2 cups of crushed sweet, plain, biscuits 1. Collect ingredients 2. Melt butter and sugar, add...

Chocolate Hedgehog Slice

Chocolate Hedgehog Slice 1 1/2 x 200g packets Marie biscuits, coarsely chopped 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 250g butter, chopped 1 1/4 cups caster sugar 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 egg, lightly beaten 150g dark chocolate, melted 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil 1. Grease a 20cm x...

Chocolate Hedgehog Slice

Chocolate Hedgehog Slice 1 1/2 x 200g packets Marie biscuits, coarsely chopped 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 250g butter, chopped 1 1/4 cups caster sugar 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 egg, lightly beaten 150g dark chocolate, melted 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil 1. Grease a 20cm x...

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns 2 tsp yeast 600gms bread flour 2 tsp bread improver 2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp caster sugar 2 Tbsp dutch cocoa 380ml-400ml warm milk 2 level Tbsp soft butter 1 1/2 cups choc bits Milk glaze: Mix 1 Tbsp milk with 1 Tbsp sugar Crosses:...

Chocolate Ice-Cream

Chocolate Ice-Cream 1 1/4 cups cream 2 Tablespoons milk 1/3 cup icing sugar, sifted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 Tablespoons cocoa 3 Tablespoons boiling water Put the cream and milk in a bowl and whisk until just stiff. Stir in the icing sugar and vanilla. Pour the mixture into a...

Chocolate Icecream

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chocolate Icecream 450ml thickened cream 150g Nestle Plaistowe Couverture Deluxe Chocolate or one with min 60% cocoa, roughly chopped 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 egg yolks 75g caster sugar Place the cream and chocolate into bowl over simmering water. Cook over a low heat, stirring occasionally...

Chocolate Lava Cakes

Chocolate Lava Cakes Makes 8 180g dark chocolate, chopped 250g butter, chopped plain flour, for dusting 4 eggs 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/4 plain flour, sifted double cream and cocoa powder, to serve 1. Place choclate and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on Medium-high (75%) for 1 to...

Chocolate Log

Chocolate Log 1 packet Weston’s chocolate cookies 2 cups milk sherry whipped cream grated dark chocolate glace cherries Pour the milk and sherry into a shallow bowl (use as much sherry as you like!). Soak each biscuit in this mixture to the slow count of 3. Put the biscuits...

Chocolate Malt Self-Saucing Pudding

Chocolate Malt Self-Saucing Pudding 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup malted milk powder 1 1/2 cups caster sugar 1 1/2 cups milk 3 x 60g eggs, lightly beaten Sauce: 150g dark chocolate, melted 3...

Chocolate Marshmallow Cheesecake

Chocolate Marshmallow Cheesecake Base 1 packet of wine biscuits pinch of cinnamon 115 g butter Filling 1 cake of chocolate 1 packet of pink and white marshmallows (100g) 1/2 cup milk 1 cup whipped cream Crush biscuits, add melted butter and cinnamon. Press into dish. Chill. Melt chocolate and...

Chocolate Mascarpone Cheesecake

Chocolate Mascarpone Cheesecake Serves 8 Base: 1 pkt (250g) chocolate cream biscuits, broken 1 cup golden walnuts 125g unsalted butter, melted Filling: 250g dark cooking chocolate, chopped 300ml thickened cream 500g mascarpone 1 tsp vanilla extract 1. Line the base and sides of a 22cm-diameter springform tin with baking...

Chocolate Mint Squares

Chocolate Mint Squares 1 cup sugar 150ml can evaporated milk 2 teaspoons liquid glucose 15g (1/2oz) butter 100g packet white marshmallows 250g (8oz) dark chocolate 125g (4oz) dark chocolate, extra oil of peppermint or peppermint essence (see note) 1. Combine sugar, milk, glucose and butter in a medium-sized heavy-based...

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse Serves 1 2/3 cup (110g) dark cooking chocolate 1/2 cup (125ml) thickened cream 2 Tablespoons caster sugar icing sugar for dusting 1. Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Set aside to cool slightly. 2. Place cream and sugar into small bowl beat until soft peaks form. Carefully...

Chocolate Mousse

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chocolate Mousse 125g dark chocolate 4 eggs, separated 1 Tbsp brandy 1 cup cream Chop chocolate roughly, put into top of double saucepan, stir over hot water until melted. Remove from heat, cool slightly, gradually add brandy and egg yolks. Beat until mixture is smooth...

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Mousse 4 Eggs 200g Chocolate 5 Tablespoons of hot strong coffee 1. Separate the eggs. Whisk the whites until stiff. 2. Grate the chocolate and mix in the hot coffee. It should melt the chocolate. If it does not, heat gently until the chocolate melts. 3. When melted,...

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake Serves 4 500g dark chocolate 2 Tbsp golden syrup 125g unsalted butter 4 eggs 1 Tbsp caster sugar 1 Tbsp plain flour, sifted Melted chocolate, to decorate Chocolate sorbet, to serve Coffee Mascarpone: 200g mascarpone cheese 2 Tbsp instant coffee 2 Tbsp pure icing sugar 1....

Chocolate Mousse Fridge Cake

Chocolate Mousse Fridge Cake 165g packet Maltesers, crushed 250g mascarpone cheese 200ml thickened cream, whipped 2 x 220g packets White Choc & Macadamia Cottage Cookies 2/3 cup Bailey’s Irish cream liqueur Chocolate Mousse: 300g good-quality dark chocolate, roughly chopped 2 eggs, at room temperature 1/4 cup caster sugar 3/4...

Chocolate Mousse Shots with Raspberry Ripple Cream

Chocolate Mousse Shots with Raspberry Ripple Cream 1 cup dark chocolate chips 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 x 300ml cartons double thick cream 1 Tablespoon caster sugar 1 cup frozen raspberries, thawed # Combine chocolate chips, egg and vanilla extract together in a food processor. # Heat...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake This cake does not contain flour. Cake can be made 3 days ahead; store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup hot water 150g dark chocolate, melted 150g unsalted butter, melted 1 1/3 cups firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake 125g soft vegan margarine (i.e. Nuttlex) 1 cup castor sugar 1 teaspoon (5ml) vanilla essence or extract 1/2 cup Dutch cocoa 1/2 cup hot water 2 teaspoons (10ml) fresh lemon juice 1 cup soy or rice milk 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake 250g (9 oz) unsalted butter 250g (9 oz) dark chocolate, broken 2 Tbsp instant espresso coffee powder 150g (5 1/2 oz) self-raising flour 60g (1/2 cup) cocoa powder 1/2 tsp bicarbonate soda 550g (2 1/2 cups) sugar 4 eggs 2 Tbsp oil 125ml (1/2 cup) buttermilk...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake 500ml milk 625g butter 500g dark chocolate 825g sugar 750g eggs 15ml vanilla essence 15ml rum 550g bakers flour (50/50 self-raising flour, plain flour) 75g cocoa powder 10g salt 10g bi-carb soda 1. Heat milk and butter. Remove from heat add chopped chocolate. Stir until fully...

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake 350g dark chocolate pieces 225g butter 600ml water 3 eggs 400g castor sugar 400g self raising flour # Grease and line a 23cm/9″ round cake tin. Preheat oven to 170C/325F. # In a saucepan over low heat, heat chocolate, butter and water. Stir frequently until melted...

Chocolate Muesli Bar

Chocolate Muesli Bar 1 1/2 cups honey 3/4 cup peanut butter 3/4 cup almond butter 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 7 cups puffed rice cereal 1/4 cup chopped almonds 2 cups rolled oats Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish. In a small saucepan over medium...

Chocolate Oat Bars

Chocolate Oat Bars 125g butter, melted 1 cups (220g) firmly packed brown sugar 1 eggs, beaten lightly 1 teaspoons vanilla essence 1 1/4 cups (187g) self-raising flour 1 1/2 cups (135g) rolled oats Filling: 150g chocolate, dark white or milk chocolate, chopped half a can sweetened condensed milk about...

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake 160g plain flour 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 140ml extra virgin olive oil 140g caster sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 140ml orange juice 1 Tbsp grated orange rind 2 Tbsp golden syrup 1/2 cup apricot jam 2...

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake

Chocolate Orange Cheesecake 2 tsp gelatine 1/4 cup water 1 pkt plain sweet biscuits (crumbed) 120g butter melted 250g pkt cream cheese 1/3 cup icing sugar 600mls whipping cream 150g dark choc melted 2 Tbsp hazelnut spread (Nutella) 1 Tbsp Cointreau 2 tsp grated orange rind orange colouring Add...

Chocolate Panna Cotta

Chocolate Panna Cotta Serves 4 2 Tbsp water 2 tsp gelatine powder 2 cups (500ml) single or pouring cream 1/3 cup (50g) icing sugar, sifted 100g dark chocolate, chopped vegetable oil, for greasing mixed berries, to serve # Place the water in a bowl and sprinkle over the gelatine....

Chocolate Patty Cakes

Chocolate Patty Cakes 1 1/4 cups of Gluten free self-raising flour 50g butter 2/3 cup of castor sugar 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon cocoa 50g grated chocolate 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Essence Sift flour, sugar, cocoa and salt into a bowl, add grated chocolate. Chop...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls 1/2 cup margarine (do not melt) 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 1 1/2 cup Rice bubbles 2 1/2 cups icing sugar Dark or milk chocolate Mix first four ingredients together, roll into balls and chill until firm. Coat balls in melted Chocolate and chill again....

Chocolate Peanut Butter Thick Shake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Thick Shake 1/4 cup milk 2 scoops vanilla ice cream 1 Tablespoon chocolate syrup 2 Tablespoons peanut butter Blend for one minute. You can try almond butter in place of peanut butter and chocolate chips in place of chocolate syrup. Serves 2....

Chocolate pear custard (Age: 12 months +)

Chocolate pear custard Age: 12 months + 2 Tbsp custard powder 2 Tbsp cocoa 1-2 Tbsp sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 cups milk 425g can of pears in juice 1 Tbsp butter 1/2 tsp vanilla Mix the first three ingredients thoroughly in a medium-sized pot. Add the egg, milk,...

Chocolate Pecan Brownies with Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Pecan Brownies with Chocolate Sauce Don’t over mix or overcook these brownies or they’ll become too cake like, and dry. They’re supposed to be moist and gooey inside, so you can’t test them for doneness with a toothpick. Instead, keep an eye on them while they’re baking: they...

Chocolate Pecan Cake

Chocolate Pecan Cake 1 1/4 cup self raising flour 50g dark chocolate (melts/bits) 1 tablespoon standard flour 150g butter 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup soft brown sugar 1/4 tablespoon milk powder 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup ground pecans 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons...

Chocolate Peppermint Slice

Chocolate Peppermint Slice 2/3 cup self raising flour 1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1/3 cup castor sugar 30 g butter 1/3 cup water 1 egg Peppermint Filling: 2 1/4 cup icing sugar 1 Tbsp oil 2 Tbsp milk approx 1 peppermint essence Chocolate Topping: 125 g dark chocolate chopped...

Chocolate Peppermint Slice

Chocolate Peppermint Slice 2/3 cup self-rising flour 3 tablespoons cocoa 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon butter 1/3 cup water 1 egg Peppermint Filling: 2 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon oil 2 tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract Chocolate Topping: 4 (4 ounce) squares...

Chocolate Peppermint Slice

Chocolate Peppermint Slice 250g butter 1 cup sugar 2 cups self-raising flour 2 Tbsp cocoa 1 cup desicated coconut Icing: 2 cups icing mixture 2 Tbsp cocoa 1 Tbsp peppermint essence 2 Tbsp hot water 2 Tbsp shredded coconut 1. Grease a 20 x 30cm tin. Place butter and...

Chocolate Pizza

Chocolate Pizza 1 pizza base 4-5 strawberries sliced 5-6 marshmallows thinly sliced cornflakes 125g of Nestle/Cadbury dark cooking chocolate 50g of nestle white cooking chocolate 1. Preheat oven to 180C and bake the base for 8-10 minutes or until it is a bit crispy. 2. Melt the dark cooking...

Chocolate Polenta Puddings

Chocolate Polenta Puddings Serves 6 125g butter, at room temperature 2/3 cup CSR Rich Chocolate Icing Mixture (Gluten Free) 1 1/2 cups finely ground hazelnuts/ almonds 1/4 cup baking cocoa, sifted 50g dark chocolate, grated 2 x (59g) eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup instant fine polenta 1/3 cup milk...

Chocolate Praline Log

Chocolate Praline Log Praline: 1/2 cup crushed peanuts 1/2 cup water 1 cup castor sugar Log: 600ml thickened cream 2 tablespoons icing sugar 2 snickers bars, finely chopped packet chocolate biscuits Praline: Spread nuts in a single layer over a greased oven tray. Dissolve sugar in water over a...

Chocolate Protein Bars

Chocolate Protein Bars 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp cream 2 tbsp splenda 3/4 cup whey protein Isolate, chocolate 1 cup chopped pecans 1 can chopped almonds 1/2 Cup coconut shreds, unsweetened 1 square unsweetened chocolate Melt butter, chocolate, and cream in microwave. Add protein powder, nuts and coconut. At...

Chocolate Pudding Bar

Chocolate Pudding Bar 250g packet malt biscuits 3 x 80g Crunchie bars, refrigerated 395g can sweetened condensed milk 600ml thickened cream drinking chocolate, to serve (optional) 1. Line a 3cm deep, 26cm x 16cm (base) lamington pan with non-stick baking paper. Layer malt biscuits over base of pan, cutting...

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies Makes 16 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 cup self-raising flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 3/4 cup cocoa 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/4 cups caster sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 1/2 tablespoons sunflower oil 200g thick reduced fat vanilla yoghurt 120g apple puree 200g...

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Chocolate Raspberry Cake To Prepare Tins: 1 Tbsp softened butter 1 Tbsp flour 2 tsp cocoa Cake: 150g unsalted butter 6 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 cup cocoa Raspberry Cream: 300ml thickened cream 1/4 cup castor sugar 1/2 cup fresh or frozen...

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Chocolate Raspberry Cake To Prepare Tins: 1 Tbsp softened butter 1 tab flour 2 tsp cocoa Cake: 150gm unsalted butter 6eggs 1cup sugar 1tsp vanilla 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 cup cocoa Raspberry Cream: 300 ml thickened cream 1/4 cup castor sugar 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries Chocolate...

Chocolate Raspberry Slice

Chocolate Raspberry Slice 2 cups (300g) plain flour 1/2 cup (50g) cocoa powder 1 3/4 cups (385g) caster sugar 1 1/2 cups (120g) desiccated coconut 2 eggs 200g butter, melted 1/2 cup (175g) raspberry jam Chocolate Icing: 1 cup (160g) icing sugar 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 10g butter, melted...

Chocolate Ripple Cake

Chocolate Ripple Cake 300ml cream 1 tsp castor sugar Vanilla essence 1 pack Arnott’s Chocolate Ripple Biscuits Crushed nuts, grated chocolate or seasonal berries to decorate 1. Add sugar and a drop of vanilla essence to the cream and whip until very stiff. 2. Join biscuits together by standing...

Chocolate Roll

Chocolate Roll Serves 10 200g good-quality dark chocolate, chopped 5 eggs, separated 110g (1/2 cup) caster sugar 2 x 120g punnets raspberries 250ml (1 cup) thickened cream 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, to dust 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (conventional). Grease a 23cm x 33cm shallow baking tray. Line the...

Chocolate Rough Slice

Chocolate Rough Slice 1 cup self raising flour 1/4 cup desiccated coconut 1/3 cup sugar 1 tbsp cocoa 125g butter, melted 2 cups desiccated coconut, extra 1 cup icing sugar 1 tbsp cocoa, extra 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk 100g cooking chocolate, melted 150g Dark choc bits 1. Combine...

Chocolate Roulade

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chocolate Roulade 3 eggs 1/2 cup castor sugar (with 1/3 cup removed for actual cake) 1/4 cup flour 3 Tablespoons cocoa powder 300ml whipping cream Vanilla Strawberry jam 6 strawberries Extra cocoa/icing sugar to dust 1. Preheat oven to 200c (180c fan forced). 2. Grease...

Chocolate Rum and Raisin Truffles

Chocolate Rum and Raisin Truffles Makes: approx 50 1 1/2 cups chopped raisins 2 tablespoons dark rum 2 x 200g dark cooking chocolate 395g can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup chopped toasted nuts 1. Combine raisins and rum, stand for 10 minutes. 2. Place cooking chocolate in small heatproof...

Chocolate Rum Cake

Chocolate Rum Cake 1 1/4 cups flour 4 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 150g firmly packed brown sugar 2 eggs, separated 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/4 cup rum 300ml thickened cream 1/2 block grated chocolate 1. Preheat...

Chocolate Samosas

Chocolate Samosas Makes 12 1 egg yolk 12 wonton wrappers 125g milk chocolate, finely chopped 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts, roughly chopped 2 sugar bananas, sliced 2 cups vegetable oil Icing sugar, to dust Double cream, to serve 1. Whisk egg yolk with 2 tablespoons water. Set aside. 2. Lay...

Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Sauce 175g plain chocolate, chopped 250ml milk 1 teaspoon coffee granules 50g soft brown sugar Place all the ingredients in a small pan and heat gently until melted. Stir well and simmer. uncovered, for 2 to 3 minutes. Serve warm or cold, with vanilla, coffee or chocolate ice...

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding Makes 4 160g self-raising flour, sifted 2 Tbsp cocoa, sifted 150g caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, ground 80g dark chocolate, finely chopped 200ml milk 75g butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs, beaten 180g dark brown sugar 4 Tbsp cocoa, sifted 60mls water, boiling double...

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding Serves: 4 100g unsalted butter, melted 1/2 cup milk 1 egg 1 cup self raising flour 2 tablespoons cocoa 1/2 cup caster sugar Topping: 2 tablespoons cocoa 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 cups boiling water 1. In a mixing bowl, combine butter, milk and...

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding 60g butter 1/2 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 3/4 cup caster sugar 1 cup self-raising flour 1 tablespoon cocoa 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 tablespoon cocoa, extra 2 cups boiling water 1. Combine butter and milk in large pan; stir over heat until...

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

Photo by Julie O’Malley Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding Melted butter, extra, to grease 150g self-raising flour 30g unsweetened cocoa powder 100g brown sugar 125ml milk 60g butter, melted 1 egg, at room temperature Icing sugar, to sprinkle (optional) Ice-cream or cream, to serve Chocolate Sauce: 100g brown sugar 30g unsweetened...

Chocolate Self-Saucing Puddings

Chocolate Self-Saucing Puddings Serves 4 150g (1 cup) self-raising flour 30g (1/2 cup) cocoa powder, plus extra to dust 160g (2/3 cup) caster sugar 2 eggs 160ml (2/3 cup) milk 75g unsalted butter, melted Ice-cream, to serve Chocolate Sauce: 220g (1 cup) caster sugar 30g (1/4 cup) cocoa powder...

Chocolate Shortbread

Chocolate Shortbread 250g butter, cubed, at room temperature 110g (3/4 cup) icing sugar, sifted 1 tsp vanilla essence 300g (2 cups) plain flour 30g (1/4 cup) cocoa powder Extra icing sugar, for dusting Preheat oven to 160°C. Line 2 baking trays with non-stick baking paper. Use electric beaters to...

Chocolate Slice

Photo by barbieclone Chocolate Slice 6 crushed weetbix 1 cup sugar 1 cup coconut 2 cups self raising flour 250g butter, melted 2 tablespoons cocoa 1/4 teaspoon vanilla Icing: 200g Cooking Chocolate, melted # Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a large slice tray. # Mix all dry ingredients. Add...

Chocolate Slice

Photo by Mem Chocolate Slice 1 1/4 cups S.R. Flour 2 tablespoons cocoa (2 x 20ml spoons) 3/4 cup coconut 1 egg 1/2 cup caster sugar 6 tablespoons butter (6 x 20ml spoons) 1 tablespoon butter (greasing) Preheat oven to 180C. 1. Sift flour and cocoa together. Add coconut...

Chocolate Slice

Chocolate Slice 125g Nuttelex (see note) 1 cup dark choc bits (see note) 1 1/2 cups caster sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup gluten-free plain flour mix 1/4 cup gluten-free self-raising flour mix 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon xanthan gum (see tip) drinking chocolate, to serve 1....

Chocolate Slice

Chocolate Slice 6 crushed Weet-Bix (or equivalent in rice bubbles, cornflakes or other cereal) 1 cup sugar 1 cup coconut 2 cups self raising flour 250g butter (melted) 2 tablespoons cocoa 1/4 teaspoon vanilla Icing: After dinner mints (melted) or chocolate and peppermint essence (melted) Icing sugar Cream Preheat...

Chocolate Slice

Chocolate Slice 1 cup plain flour 1 cup SR flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup desiccated/shredded coconut 1/3 cup pure cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups melted butter or margarine extra coconut Sift flours and cocoa. Add remaining dry ingredients and combine. Melt butter and stir...

Chocolate Snowballs

Chocolate Snowballs 85g Copha/Kremelta 1 Tbsp Icing Sugar 2 Tbsp Cocoa 1 Cup Cornflakes 1 Cup Cake Crumbs 1/4 Cup Desiccated Coconut 1 Tbsp Jam 1 Tbsp Fruit Juice Extra Coconut to roll the `snowballs’ in. Melt the Kremelta in a saucepan over a low heat or in a...

Chocolate Soufflé

Chocolate Soufflé Serves 2 Softened butter, for greasing dishes 1 1/2 Tbsp caster sugar, plus extra to coat dishes 90g good quality dark chocolate 75ml thickened cream 2 eggs, separated 20ml (1 Tbsp) brandy 1 eggwhite Icing sugar, to dust Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease two 300ml soufflé dishes...

Chocolate Spiders

Chocolate Spiders 1 pkt Chang’s Original Fried Noodles (100g) 2 Tbsp Crunchy Peanut Butter 200g Cooking Chocolate Microwave chocolate and peanut butter in a microwave safe mixing bowl for about 30 seconds on high. If not melted, then microwave again in 5 second intervals. Mix well until it is...

Chocolate Spiral Cake

Chocolate Spiral Cake You can make this cake 2 days ahead (serves 8-10) 3/4 cup (110g) plain flour 1 tablespoon icing sugar 50g butter/margarine 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon water, approximately 4 eggs, separated 3/4 cup (165g) caster sugar 150g dark chocolate, chopped 1/4 cup (60ml) brandy 1/4 cup...

Chocolate Sticky Date Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce

Chocolate Sticky Date Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce 250g pitted dried dates 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 125g butter, chopped 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 100g dark chocolate, finely chopped double cream, to serve Butterscotch Sauce: 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar...

Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake

Chocolate Swirl Cheesecake Crust: 4 sachets jarrah chocolate 1 and 1/2 (150g) toasted muesli 125g slivered almonds, toasted 2 tbsp pure honey 1/4 cup orange juice Filling: 10g Gelatine 1/4 cup boiling water 1 cup Nestle Carnation, evaporated mild, light and creamy, chilled well 2 x 250g Light Philadelphia,...

Chocolate Swirled Baked Cheesecake

Chocolate Swirled Baked Cheesecake Serves 8 250g pkt Arnott’s choc ripple biscuits 100g butter, melted 500g cream cheese 300g sour cream 3/4 cup (175g) caster sugar 3 eggs 100g dark chocolate, melted 1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Process biscuits until crumbs form. Add the butter and process until combined....

Chocolate Tart

Chocolate Tart Serves 8-10 Shortcrust Pastry: 150g (1 cup) plain flour 2 tablespoons icing sugar 2 tablespoons cornflour 100g chilled butter, grated 1 egg yolk Filling: 300g good-quality dark chocolate, broken into pieces 100m1 thickened cream, plus extra to serve 100g butter, chopped 3 eggs 150g caster sugar 1....

Chocolate Tartlets

Chocolate Tartlets Makes 12 12 small tartlet cases lined with ready-prepared shortcrust pastry 4 teaspoons cream 2 teaspoons honey 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 50g dark eating chocolate, chopped 2 tablespoons coconut chips, toasted 1. Preheat oven to 180°C (conventional). Place tartlet cases lined with pastry in the freezer for...

Chocolate Tarts

Chocolate Tarts Makes 6 Butter, for greasing 200g toasted hazelnuts 125g dark cooking chocolate, roughly chopped 60g unsalted butter, melted Filling: 250g dark cooking chocolate 100g unsalted butter 3 eggs, separated 2 Tbsp caster sugar 1. Use the butter to grease 6 x 8cm loose-bottom fluted flan tins. Roughly...

Chocolate Temptation Biscuits

Chocolate Temptation Biscuits 365g dark chocolate 6 tablespoons butter, plus extra for greasing 1 teaspoon strong coffee granules/powder 2 eggs 150g soft brown sugar 225g plain flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt 2 teaspoon almond essence 50g chopped brazil nuts 50g chopped hazelnuts 40g white chocolate 1....

Chocolate Truffle Dessert

Chocolate Truffle Dessert Serves 6 250g dark chocolate, broken into small pieces 250g ready-made custard 400ml thick cream 2 Tbsp cocoa powder, sifted Crème Fraîche, to serve 1. Place chocolate in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. When melted, set aside to cool slightly. Beat in custard...

Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate Truffles 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 cup walnuts, chopped 12 oz. chocolate chips 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 block quality chocolate Melt chocolate. Add all the other ingredients. Mix and cool in refrigerator for 10 minutes. Roll into balls. Then roll in toppings of your choice. Topping...

Chocolate Walnut Tart

Chocolate Walnut Tart Serves 6 Melted butter, for greasing 200g dark-chocolate-coated biscuits 1 cup walnuts, toasted 60g butter, melted and cooled 2 tsp vanilla essence 300g good-quality dark cooking chocolate 300m1 thickened cream Dark cocoa, sifted, for dusting 1. Brush melted butter on the base and inside of a...

Chocolate, Almond and Date Cake

Chocolate, Almond and Date Cake Makes 1 x 23cm cake 250g dark cooking chocolate 2 vanilla beans 250g unsalted butter 2/3 cup caster sugar 6 eggs, separated 200g fresh dates, finely chopped 200g ground almonds Icing sugar, for dusting 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a deep 23cm round...

Chocolate, Cheese and Walnut Cake

Chocolate, Cheese and Walnut Cake 90g butter 185g packaged cream cheese 2/3 cup castor sugar 2/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 2 eggs 2/3 cup chopped walnuts 3/4 plain flour 3/4 SR flour 1/4 cup cocoa 3/4 cup milk Grease a 20cm round cake tin or baba pan. Cream...

Chocolate, Hazelnut and Caramel Slice

Chocolate, Hazelnut and Caramel Slice Base: 200g plain sweet biscuits, crushed 1/3 cup (35g) cocoa powder 160g unsalted butter, melted 250g (2 cups) roasted and chopped hazelnuts Filling: 2 x 400g cans condensed milk 4 tablespoons maple syrup 120g butter Topping: 300g dark chocolate melts 1/2 cup single cream...

Chocolate, Macadamia, Coconut and Cherry Truffles

Chocolate, Macadamia, Coconut and Cherry Truffles 100g macadamia nuts 1 cup desiccated coconut 400g good-quality dark chocolate, broken into squares 140ml can coconut cream 100g red glace cherries, finely chopped 2 tablespoons coffee-flavoured liqueur (like Kahlua or Tia Maria) 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line...

Chocolate, White Chocolate and Almond Brownies

Chocolate, White Chocolate and Almond Brownies 125g butter Butter for greasing 2 Eggs 1/3 cup of ground almonds 65g plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons Dutch-process cocoa 125g dark chocolate, melted 100g white chocolate, melted Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy....

Chocolate-Chip Apricot Bars

Chocolate-Chip Apricot Bars 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 cups rolled oats 3/4 cup chocolate chips 3/4 cup...