Chocolate

Lamington Trifle

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This is a play on Lamington flavours: chocolate chiffon cake layered with whipped cream and raspberry sauce garnished with crunchy coconut toffee.

Servings: 8-10
Preparation Time: 30 […]

Chocolate Souffles

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Servings: 6-8
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
Soft butter for greasing
2 tablespoons caster sugar
200 g eating quality dark chocolate, chopped (no more than 50% cocoa […]

Dark Chocolate Ganache Shells

Makes  1 tray
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time 3 minutes

Ingredients:
150g good quality dark chocolate
2 tablespoons  (40ml)  thick cream
1 tablespoon  (20ml) Grand Marnier or Cointreau (optional)

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White Chocolate Ganache Hearts

Makes 1 tray
Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 3 mins

Ingredients:
190g White Chocolate (which will melt)
1 ½ tablespoons thick cream
3 teaspoons (15ml) Kahlua or Baileys (optional)

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White Chocolate Mascarpone Mousse with Berries in Sparkling Shiraz Syrup

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Servings: 8
Preparation Time: 20 minutes (plus 2 hours setting time)
Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
200g white chocolate
½ cup (140g) mascarpone cheese
300ml cream
3 punnets berries, such as strawberries […]

Rum and Raisin Chocolate Brownies

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Makes: 18 pieces
Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 25 – 30 mins

Ingredients:
1 cup (150g) raisins
¼ cup rum
125g butter
100g eating quality dark chocolate, broken into pieces
2/3 cup […]

Chocolate, Cabernet and Rhubarb Dessert

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This is a delicious grown-up dessert. You could use cherries or berries in place of the rhubarb.

Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
2 cups […]

Luscious Honey Blondies

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Everyone loves a brownie but I wanted the honey to be the hero, so I made a blondie when I cooked this at the historic […]

Chocolate Sponge Kisses with Rose and Raspberry Filling

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I love the combination of the rose and raspberry in the filling to make a modern and elegant sweet treat for a high tea.

Makes: 35 […]