Gin and chocolate what could possibly go wrong?? I was invited to a Gin talk and chocolate truffle making night at my friends place “The Cocoa Bean” in Hawkshead. The cocoa bean is a chocolate shop where you can make your own too, whether you’re 5 or 85.
Super quick to make and a pimped up version of a family favourite. Serve with ice cold double cream. Not for the calorie faint hearted!
This improves with age a bit like me!! Ingredients 300g plain flour 100g icing sugar 50g cocoa powder 250g soft butter cut into pieces 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla paste For the florentine topping Zest of 1 orange 60ml double cream 100g caster sugar 30g glucose syrup 60g butter 50g honey 100g toasted almonds 50gContinue reading “Chocolate shortbread florentine”
These bars are very quick to make and give my famous brownies a run for their money!! Line with baking parchment a 10×7″ baking tin. Melt 100g butter and place in a large bowl. Add 3 tbsp cocoa powder, 4 tbsp golden syrup, 25g soft brown sugar and stir well. In a large bag, placeContinue reading “Honeycomb bars”
This is a super easy pud and usually have most things in my store cupboard to do these. Perfect chocolate gorgeousness in a pot. You can make them ahead and keep in the fridge. Preheat the oven to 200° Grease 4 x 3oz cups with butter Into a bowl over simmering water place 100g barContinue reading “Melting baileys chocolate pots”