Browsing Tag: chocolate

Cherry and chocolate mug cake – Recipe 3

Cherry and chocolate mug cake – Recipe

When you absolutely need a cake within minutes, you need a microwave mug cake. Lesley Waters adds cheeky cherries to her chocolate mug cake for a taste of the Black Forest, but orange zest would also work well. Ingredients 75g/3oz dark chocolate, melted, plus extra to serve 50g/1¾oz unsalted butter, melted, plus extra for greasing […]

Dark chocolate and orange brownies – Recipe 4

Dark chocolate and orange brownies – Recipe

Use chocolate flavoured with orange, freshly grated zest and a dollop of marmalade for an intense chocolate orange brownie. Ingredients 200g/7oz dark chocolate with orange, roughly chopped 100g/3½oz dark chocolate, roughly chopped 225g/8oz unsalted butter, diced, plus extra for greasing 25g/1oz cocoa powder 1 tbsp fine-shred orange marmalade 4 medium free-range eggs 200g/7oz soft light […]

Banana and chocolate brownie pudding – Recipe 5

Banana and chocolate brownie pudding – Recipe

This decadent pudding is a great way to use up leftover bananas. Leave out the rum if making with children. Ingredients For the rum and raisin sauce 100g/3½oz raisins (or sultanas) 50ml/2fl oz rum (or brandy or whisky) 100g/3½oz salted butter 100g/3½oz unrefined light muscovado sugar (or soft brown sugar) ½ tsp sea salt 100g/3½oz […]

Chocolate steamed pudding with sauce – Recipe 6

Chocolate steamed pudding with sauce – Recipe

Indulgent and so comforting, this chocolate pudding is full of rich flavour and served with a divine pouring sauce. It is also great served with ice cream. Ingredients For the chocolate pudding 125g/4½oz baking spread or soft butter, plus extra for greasing 125g/4½oz caster sugar 2 large eggs 100g/3½ oz self-raising flour 25g/1oz cocoa powder, […]

Quick avocado chocolate mousse

Quick avocado chocolate mousse – Recipe

Whizzed-up avocados and banana make a silky soft vegan Quick avocado chocolate mousse made with maple syrup for sweetness and cocoa powder for choccy depth. Ingredients 2 ripe avocados, halved, stoned and peeled (prepared weight 190g/6½oz) 2 ripe bananas, peeled (prepared weight 210g/7½oz) 80g/2¾oz good-quality cocoa powder 2 tbsp vanilla extract 1 tsp orange extract […]

Low-fat chocolate sponge cake food recipes

Low-fat chocolate sponge cake – Recipe

This Low-fat chocolate sponge cake contains no butter or oil so is naturally lower in fat than a classic chocolate sponge. The addition of grated apple makes the sponge moist and its natural sweetness means you can afford to use less caster sugar. Ingredients olive oil cooking spray, for greasing 4 large free-range egg whites pinch […]

White chocolate and raspberry cheesecake food recipes

White chocolate and raspberry cheesecake – Recipe

For this White chocolate and raspberry cheesecake recipe, you will need a deep 20cm/8in a springform tin, an electric hand whisk and a blender. Ingredients For the base 150g/5½oz digestive biscuits 75g/2¾oz butter, plus extra for greasing For the filling 250g/9oz mascarpone cheese 300ml/10fl oz double cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 200g/7oz white chocolate, broken […]

Pancakes with berries and white chocolate

Pancakes with berries and white chocolate – Recipe

This seriously easy and traditional pancakes recipe with frozen berries and melted white chocolate is even fit for a dinner party dessert. Ingredients 50g/1¾oz plain flour small pinch salt 1 medium free-range egg 150ml/5fl oz milk 2 tsp vegetable oil or melted butter, plus extra for frying For the topping 100g/3½oz white chocolate, broken into small […]