Chocoholics Anonymous

Mum’s Lemon Marmalade

Other than dark chocolate (no surprises there) my comfort food is undoubtedly Mum’s Lemon Marmalade spooned onto hot brown toast with lashings of salted butter…Running low on supplies last weekend I braved making some…

Honeycomb & Chocolate Crunchie bars

INGREDIENTS ½ cup (100g) sugar 4 tablespoons golden syrup or honey – I use locally sourced honey and you can really tell the difference!  1 ½ teaspoons baking soda (bicarb of soda)  1 large bar of high quality dark…

Chocolate dipped strawberries

INGREDIENTS ·   Red – Ripe Strawberries (preferably locally grown) ·   Valrhona 70% Noir Guanaja For Baking INSTRUCTIONS 1.                Line a baking sheet with wax paper, parchment paper, or a silicone baking mat. 2.                Wash strawberries and pat completely…

Theo Randalls Chocolate Cake

This weekend I will be baking this gorgeous chocolate recipe as a family birthday cake… for one of my step son’s birthdays who likes chocolate (nearly) as much as I do…  My…

Pain au choc bread and butter pudding

INGREDIENTS pain au chocolat 4 double cream 300ml whole milk 150ml 70% dark chocolate 100g, broken into pieces egg yolks 3  caster sugar 2 tbsp METHOD STEP 1. Heat the oven to 160C/fan 140C/gas 3. Cut each pain…

Great Aunt Nancy’s Chocolate Biscuit Cake

I am reaching the point with my chocoholic repertoire where I need further inspiration…( I am a bit of a creature of habit) however, the response to my recipes has been so…

Chocolate Almond Cake Adapted From River Cafe Two Easy

180g 70% Chocolate – I love the Valrhona Noir Guanaja 180g unsalted butter 200g almond meal or blanched almonds, finely ground  2 whole eggs, at room temperature 6 egg yolks, at room temperature…

Chocolate Orange Cupcakes

Having spent the last few months cocooned in cashmere my focus is now firmly on shedding the “winter coat”… mmm… including the few pounds that inevitably creep on during the chillier months(I…

Hot Chocolate Lava Cakes

So from Chocoholics Anonymous…this weekend I am bringing you Hot Chocolate Lava Cakes …yes, yes we can do a Fast day on Monday…but in the meantime a little VE Bank Holiday weekend…

Chocolate Truffles by the Cooking Foodie

Thinking occasions and all things chocolate… I felt it was appropriate to have a Chocolate Truffle recipe for my fellow chocoholics this weekend…This recipe is by the Cooking Foodie… I honestly had…

Salted fruit ‘n’ nut bark

This weeks recipe is one you can have fun with… INGREDIENTS 200g dark chocolate (at least 70% cocoa solids) 100g white chocolate50g mixed nuts (Iused pecans, cashews, pistachios and macadamia nuts), chopped into chunky pieces…

Molten chocolate cookies

As anyone who knows me well with know I am a complete chocoholic…chocolate Sparks Joy in my life!  My love of chocolate started before I was conscious… my mother is nearly as…

Hugh’s Chocolate Mousse

What is better than homemade chocolate mousse for a treat this weekend? Now I am no great chef but Hugh has taught me this one (although I prefer it when he makes…

Chocolate Chip Cookies by Rosemary Ferguson

So this weeks Chocoholic recipe is a little healthier as it’s from my brilliant friend and nutritionist Rose Ferguson… these  chocolate chip cookies will definitely be my weekend indulgence… Rose’s Chocolate Chip…