chocolate

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Brownies

    ‘Brownies’ is such a popular treat and there are hundreds of recipes out there. I am confident that my recipe is one of the easiest ones as you don’t need to weigh ingredients. And you don’t need to add a scary amount of Sugar. I actually tried to reduce Sugar further, but I concluded that …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Cranberry & White Chocolate Cookies

    I have one Basic Cookie Dough recipe that I have been using for decades. I don’t need to know other recipes because this recipe works for me and I like the sweetness and texture of this cookie dough. You can add extra ingredients to this dough and make many different cookies. Possibilities are endless. Today …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha & White Chocolate Shortbread

    The other day I made ‘Matcha Melting Moments’ and I had some leftover Matcha & White Chocolate Cream. I added some Flour and made a few cookies, and those cookies were really good. Then I tried to make them using my Shortbread recipe. The dough turned very dry and I needed to alter the recipe. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha Melting Moments

    I love ‘Melting Moments with Lemon Cream’. I bet you do, too. If you love Matcha, these ‘Matcha Melting Moments’ must be irresistible. I normally use Custard Powder to make regular Melting Moments, but, for these Matcha Melting Moments, I used Corn Starch because I didn’t want to add yellow colour to the cookies. You …

  • 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 …

  • Cold Sweets Sweets

    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. …

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