Posts Tagged "chocolate"

Mocha Pear Cake for #SundaySupper

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in #SundaySupper, Cakes | 25 comments

Mocha Pear Cake for #SundaySupper

Mardi Gras is almost upon us, so #SundaySupper is celebrating with Fat Sunday, hosted by Leslie of La Cocina de Leslie. We have a whole menu stuffed with decadent recipes which will leave you fit to burst. Today is also my Dad’s birthday, so I had an extra reason to make a rich, chocolatey Mocha Pear Cake!

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Chocolate Banoffee Pie for #SundaySupper

Posted by on Dec 1, 2013 in #SundaySupper, Desserts | 30 comments

Chocolate Banoffee Pie for #SundaySupper

This #SundaySupper, we’ve got you covered. In a post-thanksgiving haze, Foodie Stuntman of Crazy Foodie Stunts has rounded the troops to provide a whole collection of ‘covered’ recipes, which will either make life easier, or give an original idea for a topping, so that food after Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be difficult. I’m offering a Chocolate (covered) Banoffee Pie. 

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Summer Berry Chocolate Cake for #SundaySupper

Posted by on Sep 1, 2013 in #SundaySupper, Cakes | 24 comments

Summer Berry Chocolate Cake for #SundaySupper

Is it really possible that it’s September already? Summer is drawing to a close, but I have been eking out the last few days of it with windsurfing and picnics while the weather is still so clement. Of course, in the USA, it is Labor Day weekend, a final fling of Summer. So of course #SundaySupper is celebrating, hosted by Crazy Foodie Stunts (a blog name which certainly promises great things!) My offering is a Summer Berry Chocolate Cake, which makes use of the last glut of Summer berries.

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Chocolate and Hazelnut Meringue Kisses

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Sweet Treats | 2 comments

Chocolate and Hazelnut Meringue Kisses

I’m a little obsessed with meringues at the moment, and though my technique is far from perfect – I envisage rows of uniformly pert and pretty meringues and instead end up with a higgeldy-piggeldy heap – I enjoy making them and experimenting with flavours. As this particular batch was for a gift, I opted for a classic combination of hazelnut and chocolate and made mini meringue ‘kisses’.

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Dark and Spicy Chocolate Pots de Creme for #SundaySupper

Posted by on May 5, 2013 in #SundaySupper, Desserts | 42 comments

Dark and Spicy Chocolate Pots de Creme for #SundaySupper

Chocolate. Spice. Cream. This is one indulgent Cinco de Mayo dessert. Known here in Britain as baked custard, but sounding much prettier with their French name, pots de creme, these are little pots of heaven. But rather than having a sweet, European flavour, these Dark and Spicy Chocolate Pots de Creme are distinctly Mexican, especially for this Cinco de Mayo #SundaySupper, hosted by Jen of Juanitas Cocina (I can’t think of anyone more appropriate to host this week!)

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