Chocolate Rolo Cake – Good Food Channel

Easy Rolo Cake

If you’re looking for an indulgent chocolate cake – rich, extravagant, impressive yet easy – you’ve found it. I was asked to create a chocolate Rolo Cake for the Good Food Channel and this is it. I’ve made it a few times since it’s original incarnation and it has definitely become something of a request… 

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Giveaway: Hotel Chocolat Extra Thick Easter Egg

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It’s chocolate time! I’m looking forward to reviewing some of this year’s Easter range by Hotel Chocolat. It’s a very good job I didn’t give up chocolate for lent as I’ve already demolished one of their Caramel Chocolate Easter Eggs! In the meantime, I have a Rocky Road to Caramel Extra Thick Easter Egg (RRP £28)… 

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Join me at the Lurpak Bake Club this month!

Salted Toffee Brownies

The sun is shining and I’m happy to announce that this month I am hosting the Lurpak Bake Club with a very simple challenge theme of Square Bakes. The idea behind the Lurpak Bake Club is to  inspire you to bake and to join in, by having a go at any ‘square bake’ of your choice. Or,… 

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Vegan Chocolate Cake – Affinities Cake from Rococo

Vegan Chocolate Cake

It’s chocolate cake time, although this one counts as semi-healthy owing to the fact that it is a vegan chocolate cake and it contains prunes – so a slice of this definitely counts as one of your five a day in my view. Given my addiction and adoration of chocolate in any form I was… 

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Cake – Great British Chefs

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This cake almost needs no introduction. I called it the ‘Big Daddy’ Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Cake because we made it for Father’s Day. Four layers of chocolate cake with salted caramel buttercream and a chocolate fudge topping. The tallest cake I’ve ever made. Half a jar of Bonne Maman ‘Confiture de Caramel’ left to eat and… 

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Review and Giveaway: Bluebasil Brownies By Post

BlueBasil Brownies

These chocolate brownies really ought to come with a warning on them. They are slightly addictive.  I bake regularly and I can rustle up a pretty good brownie myself. But inside this little box lies pure decadence. I reviewed Bluebasil Brownies once before and in fact, it came to be one of my popular posts and giveaways…. 

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Healthy Hot Chocolate Breakfast Smoothies

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My children love chocolate and they’d ask for a sprinkle of cocoa every day if they could. Luckily, we manage to avoid most sugary breakfast cereals and instead we go for a bowl of milky porridge or Weetabix, so they are usually allowed a little pinch of cocoa. Breakfast smoothies are a good option, too, if… 

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Chocolate and Cherry Bites with the new Creations Kitchen Machine

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This week I was invited to take part in a challenge set by Russell Hobbs to try out their new Creations Kitchen Machine. Russell Hobbs are hosting a champagne and cake party tonight in London to launch their new range of Creations food prep products. My challenge was to make something to the theme of… 

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Chocolate, Hazelnut and Almond Brownie Cake

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Yet more baking! This time a lovely chocolate brownie cake that you can make in a flash and easily serve to your guests at short notice minute. This brownie cake was a bit of an experiment. I wanted to see what would happen if I took a trusted brownie recipe and baked it in a round tin, rather than… 

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