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 50g … More 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, place … More 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 bar … More Melting baileys chocolate pots