chocolate

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Lorna’s Boiled Chocolate Cake

    Lorna is my husband’s Great-Auntie. You might know Lorna’s Scone recipe, which is now known by many people globally. Lorna left some great recipes for the next generation. This is another Lorna’s recipe for ‘Boiled Chocolate Cake’, that is the most moist and delicious Chocolate Cake I ever baked. However, this is a huge cake …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Blueberry & White Chocolate Scones

    Today I was organising my old recipes that I wrote many years ago, then I came across this ‘Blueberry & White Chocolate Scones’ recipe. It was nearly 20 years ago, I fell in love with a Blueberry & White Chocolate Scone that I bought from a local bakery. Because it was quite expensive, I tried …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Lviv Style Cheesecake

    Lviv is a beautiful cultural city in western Ukraine, near the border with Poland. It is known as a centre of art, literature, music and theatre. I learned Lviv Cheesecake often contains Dried Fruit such as Raisins and is coated with Chocolate. I couldn’t resist making it. Cheese called ‘Farmers Cheese’ seems to be often …

  • Cold Sweets

    Marie Biscuits Log Cake

    ‘Choc Ripple Log Cake’ made with Arnott’s Choc Ripple Biscuits is an Australian favourite cake that even children can make themselves if they can whip cream. Today I made a similar Log Cake using leftover Marie Biscuits. Because Marie Biscuits are plain flavoured, I used Cocoa flavoured Cream. Please note that you need to dip …

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    Whipped Cocoa Cream

    For cake decoration and dessert making, soft chocolate ganache is preferable, but this Whipped Cocoa Cream is Super Quick & Easy to make and tastes really good. Sweetness can be altered by the amount of Sugar to suit your taste. Ingredients 2 tablespoon Cocoa Powder2 to 3 tablespoons Caster Sugar1 cup Thickened CreamRum, Brandy, Vanilla, …

  • Matcha

    Soft Matcha Chocolate Slices

    This is a special treat for Matcha lovers. I just combined Soft Matcha Chocolate with Sweet Biscuit base that I often use for Cheesecake. Today I used Arnott’s Choc Ripple Biscuits for the base. As it has a strong flavour, Soft Matcha Chocolate also needs a strong flavour. That’s why I added extra Matcha Powder. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Blackberry & White Chocolate Cupcakes

    This is the same recipe as my ‘White Chocolate & Blueberry Cupcakes’. I simply replaced Blueberries with Blackberries. However, the Blackberries that I used were very large. I didn’t mix them into the batter. I tore them in half, placed them on top, and slightly pushed them into the batter. Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients 125g …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Coffee Chocolate Fondant

    My ‘Coffee Chocolate Fondant’ is super easy as I bake the batter in the ramekins. It doesn’t have to look perfect as it tastes good. Today I baked it for 30 minutes as I like the batter softly cooked through. If you want the inside gooey (undercooked), please reduce the cooking time. The flavour of …

  • Steamed Sweets

    Steamed Chocolate Cake

    If you have never made cakes with a steamer, you should try it once. Steaming method makes the softest and moistest cakes. You don’t have a steamer? Today, I used a pot and a rack to make this cake. This recipe is based on my ‘Steamed Matcha Cake’. You can make a large one or …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Rustic Chocolate Doughnuts

    These doughnuts are far from soft and fluffy doughnuts. They are heavy doughnuts that have crispy outside. The recipe is based on ‘My Mother’s Round Doughnuts’ recipe. I love this type of rustic doughnuts, probably because I grew up on them. Today I coated them with melted Dark Chocolate. Coffee flavoured icing is nice, too. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Coffee & Chocolate Cupcakes

    This recipe is for those who love strong Coffee and bitter Dark Chocolate. The flavour is not good for children. You can reduce the amount of Coffee and use Milk Chocolate to make these cupcakes more suitable for everyone. But I definitely love this recipe as it is. Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/4 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Cocoa Sponge Cake

    My hard-to-fail ‘Basic Sponge Cake’ can be made in different flavour. You can add Matcha Powder to make Matcha Sponge Cake, OR add Cocoa Powder to make this Cocoa Sponge Cake. I altered the amount of Sugar and added a pinch Salt for this sponge. Cake Tin 18 to 20cm Round Cake Tin Ingredients 4 …

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