No one will say no to a slice (or two) of rocky road goodness if it was handed to them. But everything’s better when effort is put into the cooking and preparation. There are a lot of rocky road recipe varieties all over the world – some with their own quirks and fun add-ons added to the table. Below is one of the most basic, but just as satisfying, rocky road recipes.
With the jolly and busy Christmas holiday almost a month away, there’s no better time than now to start thinking about the Christmas dishes and treats to prep for your loved ones and guests. And if we’re talking about Christmas desserts, the English classic trifle will always be among the top in the list. Aside from making a beautiful presentation, a trifle is also popular for its versatility and tasty combination of fruits and soaked sponge or biscuits, custard and cream.
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It’s not always easy trying to find perfect gifts for everyone. After all, people like different things. The one thing we have in common however, is food. Compiled here are 12 delicious ideas for food as gifts this season, either packaged in sturdy, attractive jars or simple enough to make for friends and family members at home. Dressed up with bows, ribbons, sprigs of holly, gift tags and other decorative items, these food ideas in jars and mugs go a long way towards showing that you care. Just be sure to make and give these right away!
Christmas Cake in a Jar
The delicious mix of cognac and marzipan creates a taste of the Yuletide Season in this recipe from Ladles and Jellyspoons.
Microwave Berry Cobbler
Domestic Fits puts a new, quick and easy spin on this fabulous dessert for a berry Merry Christmas!
Mini Almond Cheesecakes
Madeleines and cream cheese are transformed into these highly original, tasty almond treats from Baked Bree.
Microwave Chocolate Chip Cookie
All it takes is five minutes and a microwave to create this mug-nificent cookie recipe from Sweetest Kitchen.
Lime Coconut Mug Cake
Kirbie’s Cravings brings a tropical touch to the dessert table with this light, zesty and incredibly ingenious recipe!
S’Mores Treats in Mini Mason Jars
This campfire classic from Host the Toast packs all its delicious goodness in a jar and can be devoured anytime, anywhere!.
Oatmeal-Chip Cookie Mixs
A simple yet classy, ready-to-make present for those who love to bake, from Very Best Baking.
(Red Velvet) Cupcake in a Jar
A world favourite in desserts gets a fancy dressing up that’s great for Christmas in this idea from Cakies.
Sweet Potato Mug Cake
Oh My Veggies presents this delightfully healthy cake – perfect for vegetarians or those on a diet.
Apple/Cherry Pie in Jars
For those with more advanced baking experience, this recipe from Cravings of a Lunatic is just the trick.
Peppermint Fudge Cupcake Jars
Christmas isn’t Christmas without peppermint, more so when it’s served in dessert form like this from Our Best Bites!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake
The Novice Chef offers a treat that’s simple, straightforward and utterly delectable in combining peanut butter and chocolate.
If pulling off decadent desserts is a daunting prospect for you, try your hand at this easy but absolutely scrumptious chocolate fudge recipe. This makes about 12 delicious fudge cubes. Make it in larger batches and wrap them up as gifts.Continue reading “Chocolate Fudge Recipe”
Treat yourself and your guests to a wonderful tea party with these mouth-watering profiteroles with chocolate sauce. Whether it’s for morning or afternoon tea, high tea or just any other party, serving delectable profiteroles with creamy filling and topped with warm chocolate sauce will never fail to impress!
This Profiteroles with Chocolate Sauce recipe requires a bit of preparation, so if you want convenience you can bake the profiteroles and make the chocolate sauce several hours in advance, adding the filling just before serving. For the filling, you can choose the standard whipped cream or crème Chantilly, make your own crème patissiere, or simply use chocolate or vanilla ice cream.
Looking to appease your sweet tooth without being too naughty? Then this Chocolate Avocado Mousse recipe might just be for you!
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This Chocolate Caramel Slice recipe is one kids and adults will enjoy alike. A fantastic combination of biscuit, thick caramel and delicious chocolate, it really is the trifecta of dessert slices!
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Chocolate Soufflé has always been a favourite among dessert lovers and it’s easy to see why. With it’s firm, cake-like top and warm, gooey middle, it hits all the right spots – especially when paired with ice-cream, cream or custard.
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These indulgent Choc-Caramel Cupcakes are designed to tantalise your taste-buds!
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Chocolate is one of the most traded commodities on earth. No surprise there, as chocolate in all its forms is not only a worldwide favourite, it has become a staple in many people’s lives, because not only does chocolate taste good, it actually makes us feel good.
The health benefits of chocolate have constantly been promoted. However, what a lot of people don’t know is that the type of chocolate that’s good for us is the rich, high quality kind with minimal sugar content and over 85% cocoa content. In short, much as we would like to believe it, commercially-produced chocolate is not actually very beneficial for us. And much as most of us would want to, high-end chocolate which is healthier is much more expensive.
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