Tag: chocolate

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies – Vegan

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies – Vegan

Prepare to be popular because these bakery shelf-worthy chocolate chip cookies are universally loved by young and old! Both soft and crispy, vanilla scented and packed with chocolate chips – these gorgeous cookies are the definition of I-can’t-believe-they’re-vegan dreaminess! This is a bit of a cheat […]

Sourdough Sweet Potato Brownies (Vegan)

Sourdough Sweet Potato Brownies (Vegan)

I’m so excited to share this recipe with you! More hipster than a kale chip, I give you Sourdough. Sweet potato. Vegan. Brownies. I’m just going to leave the idea with you for a moment while I groom my beard, turn up my trousers and drink […]

Double Chocolate Mini Muffins

Double Chocolate Mini Muffins

This recipe is for everyone whose heart sinks when receiving yet another letter from the PTA requesting bakes for the school cake sale, but also feels a raging inner fury when reading the bit at the end where they chirp ‘home made or shop-bought is […]

Salted Caramel Millionaires

Salted Caramel Millionaires

There is something so completely perfect about a millionaire, and I’m not just talking about the George Clooney kind. These classic biscuity bars are so chewy, crumbly and chocolatey – everything you’d want in a sweet treat, really – and the perfect partner to a […]

Chocolate & Brazil Nut Banana Loaf

Chocolate & Brazil Nut Banana Loaf

A banana loaf was, if memory serves, the first cake I made from Nigella Lawson’s undisputed classic, How To Be A Domestic Goddess. The unmistakeable, sweetly nostalgic scent of baked banana filled the kitchen and my heart burst with pride as I pulled the golden […]

Summer Holidays Week 1: Cake Pops

Summer Holidays Week 1: Cake Pops

So the summer holidays have started and as we all know, boredom sets in within about a week. My little one misses nursery terribly – so do I for that matter! – and I’ve had to compile a long list of things to do, indoors […]

Chocolate Melting Moments aka YoYo Biscuits

Chocolate Melting Moments aka YoYo Biscuits

I’d forgotten all about these bite-size morsels until last year. During one of our many trips to the theatre to see (the outrageously good) Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, my friend James surreptitiously opened up a Tupperware box full of homemade YoYo biscuits, just as the lights […]

Dreamy Chocolate Cheesecake (Vegan)

Dreamy Chocolate Cheesecake (Vegan)

I’ve been thinking a lot about veganism recently. Although I’m not sure it’s a realistic option for a baking obsessive, and I don’t know if I could ever fully make the transition, I am attempting to cut eggs and dairy from my day-to-day diet as […]

Cioccolata Densa (Super-thick Italian Hot Chocolate)

Cioccolata Densa (Super-thick Italian Hot Chocolate)

I’ve been on something of an obsessive mission to make good, proper hot chocolate ever since I unwittingly ordered the BEST hot chocolate I have ever had in my life while on holiday in Paris. This mind-bogglingly good stuff came in a silver pot and […]

Pumpkin Scones: Chocolate Chip or Cheesy!

Pumpkin Scones: Chocolate Chip or Cheesy!

This versatile (and Hallowe’en-appropriate) recipe was inspired by a batch of delicious pumpkin and chocolate chip cookies whipped up by my lovely friend James. I was trying to work out an unfussy recipe to use up the flesh scooped out of our obligatory Hallowe’en pumpkin, and […]