Category: Chocolate

Sep 11

Healthy Flourless Chocolate Winter Ale Cake

Best of both worlds chocolate and beer cake This delicious cake proves you can never have too much of a good thing, combining heavenly dark chocolate with just-the-right-amount-of Canadian craft beer. Perfect for rounding out a holiday meal or an après ski evening, this cake’s quick prep and cooking times mean you can make it …

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Aug 11

Chocolate Lovers Crockpot Recipes: Rich Delicious Nut Crust Brownies

Rich delicious desserts and snacks are always popular with many people. Many people also enjoy chocolate dishes and desserts so well that they are often referred to as chocolate lovers or chocoholics. If you or anyone in your family is a chocoholic, this is one simple recipe that you may find hard to resist. It …

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Aug 11

Recipe for Simply Chocolate Pudding

In many countries of the world, pudding can mean any sweet dessert. In the United States, however, we are stuck on our own version of pudding; it must be creamy and feel great in your mouth. The history of pudding is long, however. Originally, pudding meant a type of sausage, and even in the Middle …

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Aug 10

Jello Dessert Recipes: How To Make Chocolate Eclairs

Is there anyone around who does not like to eat chocolate eclairs? Many people do love to eat them. Children and adults alike enjoy eating delicious desserts and you can make them at home to save money rather than driving down to the local doughnut shack to find them for a pretty penny. Why not …

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Aug 10

Make It Sweet With A Chocolate Gravy Recipe

While the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word gravy, is the succulent sauce that is placed over meat and potatoes, you will find there is another style and that comes in the form of the chocolate gravy recipe. This is a dessert sauce that can be used on cakes, ice …

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Aug 10

Double Chocolate Macarons Recipe

Surely just those three words are enough to have any gourmet, or for that matter gourmand, salivating. Macaron, as opposed to macaroon, are the delicate meringue based confection made ground almonds, sandwiched together with a cream, buttercream, chocolate ganache or fruit purée. When sandwiched like this they are called a gerbet in French. It is …

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Aug 10

Cuban Chocolate Marquise Recipe

If you a serious chocoholic and like your desserts ridiculously rich, then this is one of those dishes that will give you a real chocolate buzz. The term Marquise is French and used to refer to the wife of a Marquis or nobleman, much the same as Duke and Duchess in English. It therefore seems …

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Aug 07

Connoisseurs Hot Chocolate Recipe

The word chocolate is believed to have derived from either the Aztec word xococatl: xococ meaning bitter and atl meaning water or a similar Mayan word taken to mean hot water. Either way, the first use of the cocoa bean was in hot beverage form and was a clear forefather to the hot chocolate we …

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Aug 05

What Is Ganache?

Ganache comes from an old French word meaning pillow. And effectively that’s what a ganache is, a little pillow of delicately blended chocolate and cream. The mixture is traditionally made by blending chocolate, cream and sometimes butter together. But modern chocolatiers have taken to making in with different ingredients and methods as we’ll discover. Depending …

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Aug 02

The Ultimate Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Where do you stand when it comes to the chocolate cookie? There are those who track down the perfect crunch and snap, those who like a plain dough and the chocolate kick delivered by chips or better still chunks. Are you one who goes for sticky unctuousness? Perhaps you favour the addition of nuts as …

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