Tags: Chocolate treats

Large Shortbread Wreath with White Chocolate, Cranberries and Pistachio

Shortbread makes a great edible gift for foodies at Christmas time. I’ve made this large shortbread wreath with white chocolate, cranberries and pistachio. It’s big enough to make a generous present (it serves 6). Giving homemade food as Christmas presents is always personal. It also makes a lovely festive centrepiece ready for when guests come…

Double Chocolate Cheesecake with fresh strawberry sauce and creamy chocolate drizzle

This double chocolate cheesecake with fresh strawberry sauce is such a useful recipe to have. We all need to know desserts that are great for many occasions, such as Valentines day or for when families gather for the holidays. This tastes almost like a mousse cake but is creamier. This is food of the heavens,…

Healthy homemade chocolate, fruit and nut trail mix

I’ve started buying little packets of trail mix this year because I promised myself to only nibble on healthier snacks. I’ve been going through indecent amounts, so it’s high time for me to prepare some of my own homemade trail mix. You can play around with healthy ingredients, but keep in the chocolate. Healthy dark…

Black Forest Cookie Cake

There is nothing that gets my families attention more than when I’m baking. A stack of cookies turned into a cookie tower certainly got their attention. These chocolate cookies are laden with chocolate chunks and have been a favourite for ages, they smell divine! I wanted to turn them into a showstopper for the festive…

Chocolate and Clementine Popcorn

Making homemade sweet popcorn is super easy and fun. Holding the lid down as the hard little kernels loudly pop and bash against the sides of the saucepan never gets old. There is an endless amount of spices you could add, but in this recipe I’ve gone for something a little different. My Chocolate and…

Summer fruit sticks

This is a fun and delicious way to eat more fruit and make a healthy or healthier dessert or an exciting snack. The summer fruit sticks I have prepared are raspberry crumble, apple s’mores and banana brittle. Chocolate and fruit are a brilliant combination and kids always love them. These fruit on sticks recipes will…