The ultimate molten chocolate pudding

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Molten Chocolate Pudding

The Ultimate Molten Chocolate Pudding Molten chocolate pudding is in my opinion the absolute King of puddings.  Chocolate Lava Cake, Chocolate Fondant or self saucing pudding.  It doesn’t matter what you call them, the combination of chocolate sponge that yields to rich oozing melted chocolate in the middle is pudding gold.  I have yet to meet anyone, even devout chocolate haters … Read More

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Pimp up your Chocolate Cake with Homemade Chocolate Jazzies

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Homemade Jazzies

Homemade Chocolate Jazzies These homemade chocolate jazzies elevate a plain chocolate cake (if there is such a thing) into the big league.  They are very quick and easy to make – and create a bit of a wow impact for virtually no effort.  (Especially for bakers like me who can’t ice). If you use decent chocolate these are so much … Read More

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Homemade FAB ice lollies

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Homemade FAB ice lollies Any child of the 70s and 80s will remember FAB iced lollies.  They are still available now, and a big hit with my daughter.  We have been meaning to make our own version of these for some time, and although Feb wouldn’t be the traditional time for making ice cream and lollies we were prompted by … Read More

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Brioche Tart with Pear and Blackberry

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Pear Blackberry and Brioche tart

Brioche Tart with Pear and Blackberry This easy but delicious brioche tart with pear and blackberry is adapted from Mary Berrys apricot brioche tart, in her cook now eat later book.  Its perfect for entertaining, as it can all be prepared in advance and finished off just before you are ready to serve.I’ve adjusted Mary’s recipe – substituting the apricots for … Read More

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Smores Cake

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Smores marshmallow cake

Smores Cake This smokes cake is my kids new favourite pudding.  Although its not quick – It is so easy to make, and looks really impressive.  You could easily outsource the marshmallow placement to some willing helpers….but in that case buy twice as many marshmallows! Ingredients 170g Mini marshmallows (ideally all white) – add more to allow for theft! Iced … Read More

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