Tag Archives: chocolate

Coca cola cake

As we also had a lot of coca cola left from the wedding I decided to try out a new recipe. It’s Nigella’s chocolate and coca cola cake found on this blog: https://happydomesticity.wordpress.com/2013/01/25/nigella-lawsons-coca-cola-cake/ It’s pretty easy to make and I … Continue reading

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Healthy (?!) chocolate cakeĀ 

well, it does have vegetables in it! Plus it’s dairy free if you don’t eat the ganache icing… This recipe made a deliciously moist courgette chocolate cake. The tin I used was a bit smaller so I made a couple … Continue reading

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Heart shaped shortbread

i haven’t made shortbread in a while so decided to make some as it’s quick and easy. I used this recipe and used 1.5 times the quantities: http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/shortbread_1290 When they were cool i drizzled dark chocolate over them (I use … Continue reading

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Showstopper – Hannah’s death by chocolate birthday cake

There seem to be a lot of birthdays at work at the moment! Hannah requested a chocolate cake for hers so I decided to make this one decorated with Cadbury’s chocolate fingers and Maltesers I used Nigella’s chocolate cake recipe … Continue reading

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Millionaire shortbread – a new recipe

This is one of the things that I bake that gets the most requests! But I always have issues with the caramel being too soft, so I decided to use a new recipe. This one has a higher butter to … Continue reading

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Chocolate chip muffins

For something quick and easy I made chocolate chip cookies with milk and dark chips: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/640645/chocolate-chip-muffins   

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Easter Baking

Today I thought I should make some Easter-themed goodies. I decided to go with a traditional favourite – and they’re simple to make! I used this recipe and filled the chocolate cornflake nests with some mini eggs and mini creme … Continue reading

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Chocolate marble banana bread

So I needed a recipe to use up some overripe bananas and also the chocolate ganache frosting from my birthday cake yesterday. This banana loaf seemed ideal to share with my colleagues: http://roxanashomebaking.com/chocolate-marble-banana-bread-recipe/ It has a generous helping of chocolate … Continue reading

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My Birthday cake

To celebrate my birthday some of my friends were coming round for tea, cake & prosecco so I wanted to make a special cake to celebrate. I chose the Hummingbird Bakery’s ‘Sweet and salty chocolate cake’ and luckily had some … Continue reading

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Butterfly Magnolia bakery cupcakes

I used the same recipe as for the Baby blue cupcakes but used different cupcake wrappers and decorated them with butterflies (edible wafers) – let’s hope they go down well at work! Here’s the recipe again: http://www.food.com/magnolia-bakery-chocolate-cupcakes-134870 and the buttercream … Continue reading

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