Dark Chocolate Ganache Shells

Makes  1 tray

Preparation 5 mins

Cooking 3 mins


150g good quality dark chocolate

2 tablespoons  (40ml)  thick cream

1 tablespoon  (20ml) Grand Marnier or Cointreau (optional)


Heat cream in a […]

White Chocolate Ganache Hearts

Makes 1 tray

Preparation 5 mins

Cooking 3 mins


190g White Chocolate (which will melt)

1 ½ tablespoons thick cream

3 teaspoons (15ml) Kahlua or Baileys (optional)



Heat cream in a […]

White chocolate mascarpone mousse with berries in sparkling shiraz syrup

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Serves 8

Preparation 20 minutes (plus 2 hours setting time)

Cooking 10 minutes


200g white chocolate

½ cup (140g) mascarpone cheese

300ml cream

3 punnets berries, such as strawberries and/or blueberries


Rum and Raisin Chocolate Brownies

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Makes: 18 pieces

Preparation: 5 mins
Cooking time: 25 – 30 mins

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

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.
Serves 4
Preparation 10 minutes
Cooking 10 minutes

2 cups (500ml) cabernet […]

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 […]

The easiest chocolate almond fondant pudding ever


Really, these puddings are almost too easy! They can be mixed together quickly in a saucepan, spooned into greased muffin tins or ramekins and set […]