Salted Caramel Chocolate Fudge Cake – Great British Chefs


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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Homemade Mother’s Day Chocolates – Puddles and Lollipops (that Dads can help with!)

Chocolate Lollipops

  I had an idea, to make some homemade Mother’s Day chocolates, which seemed much less messy in my head (although the photos conveniently don’t show the trail of chocolate all over the worktops) to make some chocolate blobs and decorate them. They seemed to work and my three year old enjoyed adding sprinkles and… 

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Review Couture Chocolate – A Masterclass in Chocolate by William Curley (Giveaway now Closed)


Anyone who has a chocolate addiction, as I have, will appreciate a good chocolate book and William Curley’s Couture Chocolate – A Masterclass in Chocolate provides the perfect hit. William Curley is Britain’s top Chocolatier (how I love that word), having won the title of the Academy of Chocolate’s Best British Chocolatier for the last four… 

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Chocolate Snowflakes and Fairy Cakes


I love following food blogs and one of the very best things about the explosion of food blogging is the wealth of inspiration from all over the world, with individual perspectives, styles and ideas. Whilst I don’t usually use or buy silcone baking moulds, when I saw these peppermint snowflake chocolates on one of my favourite American blogs, Baked by Rachel,… 

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The Best Chocolate Cake I’ve Ever Made!


  Chocolate Week has definitely been my favourite week of the year so far! A good excuse to eat even more chocolate than normal.  In the meantime, I need to tell you about this chocolate cake that I recently made for my little girl who turned two (and is in love with Peppa Pig). I… 

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Hotel Chocolat The Purist Collection (Giveaway Closed)


This is my second giveaway of National Chocolate Week 2011 and if you are a chocolate fan (as I think you might have guessed I am) then this hamper is a pretty special treat. The lovely folks at Hotel Chocolat  sent me The Purist Collection hamper to review and my goodness, what a lovely selection of chocolates… 

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