Category: So you like chocolate hey?

Lamingtons

Lamingtons

This is what a lamington looks like. It’s pieces of sponge cake that have been dipped in a thick chocolate glaze and then covered with desiccated coconut. They’re very popular in Australia. Popular enough that you can buy them pre-made in little packets at every […]

Double Chocolate Muffins

Double Chocolate Muffins

Here are the rules. Think of it like Fight Club but instead of fighting to escape spiritual┬ásomnambulance we’re fighting to escape the disappointment of below-average┬áchocolate muffins. We’re fighting to make a chocolate muffin that rises above the ordinary, sets the bar, goes beyond… This is […]

Chocolate babka

Chocolate babka

It finally happened. I took a photo of the chocolate babka that is sufficient to post on this blog. Granted the pics aren’t great, but chocolate babka is not about good looks. I have been using a slightly minimimised version of the Martha Stewart recipe […]

Choc-chip cookies

Choc-chip cookies

This recipe has risen to the ranks of most favoured in my house above cakes and slices and all kinds of goodies. Instead buying store-bought biscuits, I try have these on hand most of the time. These particular cookies are made with peanut butter, and […]

Caramel Chocolate Slice

We’re in the thick of it now. It’s cold most days and we got a dump of snow a couple of weeks ago. A blizzardy Friday meant the boys were picked up early from school and the town went into panic mode. Lucky for us, […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Icecream

Peanut Butter Chocolate Icecream

I am of the mind that home made ice cream is best left to those with ice cream machines. I’ve eaten my fair share of pathetic home-made crystallised ice-creamery in the past and I’m not really interested in making something that I can buy fairly […]

Maple Syrup Honeycomb

Maple Syrup Honeycomb

Honeycomb Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 55ml honey 40ml maple syrup 60g butter 1/2 tbs baking soda 250g chocolate, melted Method: Put the sugar, butter, syrup and honey into a pot and stir over medium heat. Simmer for 5-7 minutes or until mixture reaches 150C […]