chocolate

  • Matcha

    Soft Matcha Chocolate

    Dark chocolate or white chocolate, ganache is easy to make. You just mix the right amount of ingredients. Adding some Matcha Powder to the white chocolate ganache makes this delicious dessert. You only need 3 ingredients. No chocolate dessert can be easier than this! Ingredients 200g White Chocolate 80ml Cream *This amount makes quite soft …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    My ‘Gateau Au Chocolat’

    I do not know the reason why this type of chocolate cake is particularly called ‘Gateau Au Chocolat’ in Japan. It’s French and it means ‘Chocolate Cake’. ‘Gateau Au Chocolat’ is quite rich as it usually contains plenty of chocolate, butter, cream and sugar. But my ‘Gateau Au Chocolat’ is quite light as the recipe …

  • Cold Sweets

    Black Forest Trifle Dessert

    Many months ago, I decided that I would make ‘Black Forest Trifle’ next time I have some leftover chocolate cake. However, no such ‘next time’ ever occurred. But I didn’t want to bake chocolate cake just to make this dessert. ‘Isn’t there any easy way?’ I wondered. I was looking for ready-made chocolate sponge or …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Black Forest Cake

    This ‘Black Forest Cake’ has been one of my family’s TOP 3 desserts for special occasions. My husband and children all love this cake. ‘Black Forest Cake’ is such a popular cake and you can find so many different recipes on the internet and cooking books, but my recipe is fairly easy and fuss-free. Cake …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Choco Chip Cookies

    I used to bake these ‘Choco Chip Cookies’ regularly when my children were young. The amount of Caster Sugar for this recipe has been reduced from 1/2 cup to 1/4 cup because my daughter’s health consciousness. But she stopped eating Butter & Sugar food and I stopped baking these cookies. Today I baked them for …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha & Chunky Chocolate Scones

    Based on Auntie Lorna’s Scone recipe, my Japanese original ‘Matcha & Chunky Chocolate Scones’ are naturally delicious! If you like Matcha flavour, add extra Matcha powder. I used dark chocolate this time, but white chocolate is also very nice for this Matcha scone. Because baking time is only 10 minutes or so, these scones can …

  • Cold Sweets Sweets

    Cream Cheese Mousse & Chocolate Mousse Cake

    The ‘Cream Cheese Mousse’ and the ‘Super Easy Chocolate Mousse’ can be an individual cake on your favourite base, but I made them into this double layered cake for a special occasion. Everyone enjoyed its melting texture of two different flavours. Cake Tin 18 or 20cm Round Springform Cake Tin Ingredients 1. Base Choco Ripple …

  • Sweets

    Chocolate Ganache

    Ganache is a glaze, icing, sauce or filling for cakes and pastries. Chocolate Ganache is made by heating cream and chocolate. Most commonly, you warm the cream first and pour it over the chopped chocolate second, then mix well. Heating cream and chocolate can be done quickly and easily using the microwave. 1. Basic Chocolate …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Super Easy Chocolate Cake

    Many years ago, someone gave me this chocolate cake recipe, so this is not my invention. I have tried some other different recipes but I have never come across any recipes easier than this one. Nigella Lawson said every home cook should know at least one chocolate cake recipe. Well… this is the one I …

  • Cold Sweets Tofu

    Super Easy Tofu Chocolate Truffles

    ‘Chocolate Ganache’ is usually made by mixing melted dark chocolate with cream. This recipe replaces ‘cream’ with ‘silken tofu’ and that lowers the calories and adds tofu’s nutrients. You will never taste tofu. The ratio of ‘Dark Chocolate’ to ‘Silken Tofu’ is about 2:1 for truffles. More Tofu to add, softer the ganache would be. …

  • Beans & Peas Sweets

    Butter Beans Chocolate Truffles

    Shiro-an made from tinned Butter Beans is a very versatile ingredient for sweets. This Chocolate Truffle recipe is dairy-free and oil-free. You would hardly believe it’s Butter Beans! Add nuts and dry fruit that you like and make your own recipe. Makes 20 balls Ingredients Canned Butter Beans 200g *rinsed and drained well *You get …

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