Browsing Category : Chocolates

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Chocolate Mousse Bombe With Mirror Glaze

Ok so I’m falling prey to fads, but the fashion for mirror glazes has not passed me by. So her we go with my Chocolate Mousse Bombe With Mirror Glaze. I have chosen a mango glaze over a chocolate item; this will make the chocolate shine without turning it yellow. Using this same glaze over white chocolate or cheesecake would…

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Chocolate Ruffle Cake Decoration

Last weekend Erik and I were On Stage with our friends and colleagues of the Brighton’s Gay Mens Chorus and it was also our MD’s birthday. Vaughn, the Choir Chairman asked me to make a cake to be presented to him on stage, I know Marc likes a bit of chocolate so I decided to make a long cake and…

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Fresh Mango Chocolates (Gluten Free)

I have been asked by several of my blog followers about the making of chocolates. So here goes with Fresh Mango Chocolates. I intend showing you several ways of making chocolates. Some using moulds, some using pre-formed chocolate shells and others that you can make just by using your hands with no special equipment.  This one uses pre-moulded shells as…

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Chocolate And Ginger Tart

Erik is the Secretary of our Choir and last Sunday we had a rehearsal just down the road from our house. Marc, the Musical Director of our Choir and Erik decided that post-rehearsal they would have a meeting, so naturally my thoughts turned to what were we going to have to eat?

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Bleeding Sore Halloween Eyes

Ommetaphobia is the fear of eyes, a lot of people are squeamish about them so I thought I’d plug into that for my Halloween blog. These are tasty white chocolate sweets filled with a liquid raspberry centre. As you press your fork through then the raspberry juice oozes out and your eyes bleed. No wonder people have eye phobias. This…

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Jaffa Cake Chocolates

Yippee, Great British Bakeoff is back, and they made Jaffa Cakes.  Here are my version of this classic made as a chocolate. Jaffa Cakes are a classic British treat; these were first seen in 1927 and are named after the Jaffa orange. Back in 2012 they were ranked the favourite cake or biscuit. Traditionally these are a biscuit-like cake but…

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