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Marble Cheesecake


A marbled white and dark chocolate cheesecake gives this rich and somewhat decadent dessert an attractive finish Base: 8oz/225g toasted oat cereal 1¾oz/50g toasted hazelnuts, chopped 1¾oz/50g butter 1oz/25g dark chocolate   Filling: 12oz/350g full-fat soft cheese 3½oz/100g caster sugar … Continue reading

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Rich Chocolate Ice Cream


Delicious served alone or with chocolate sauce, this ice cream is made extra special by serving in delicate trellis cups. Ice Cream: 1 egg 3 egg yolks 30z/90g caster sugar ½ pint/300ml full cream milk 9oz/250g dark chocolate ½ pint/300ml … Continue reading

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Chocolate Marquise


The tartness of the crème fraiche contrasts with the rich chocolate sweetness of this classic French dessert. Served with chocolate dipped fruit it gives a delightful closure to any meal. 7oz/200g dark chocolate 3½oz/100g butter 3 egg yolks 2¾z/75g caster … Continue reading

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Chocolate Hazelnut Pots


Creamy pots of rich baked chocolate custard with a cheeky flavour of hazelnuts – a chocoholics delight. 2 eggs 2 egg yolks ½oz/15g caster sugar 1 tsp cornflour 1 pint/600ml milk 3oz/75g dark chocolate 4 tbsp chocolate and hazelnut spread … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mint Swirl


A classical combination of flavours stylishly swirled together in a sophisticated dessert perfect for special occasions ½pint/300ml double cream ¼pint/150 ml creamy fromage frais 1oz/25g icing sugar 1 tbsp crème de menthe 6oz/175g dark chocolate Chocolate, to decorate Place the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fondue


How better to end an intimate dinner for two than to share a sweet fondue of chocolate that sensually coats pieces of fruit, marshmallow, biscuit or anything else you may wish to cover in luxurious sweetness – and enjoy! Chocolate … Continue reading

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Saucy Chocolate Pudding


During cooking magic happens with this pudding. A rich chocolaty sauce forms beneath the soft sponge – one to fill the tummy and amaze at the same time. ½pint/300ml milk 2¾oz/75g chocolate ½ tsp vanilla extract 3½oz/100g caster sugar 3½oz/100g … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies


  This basic recipe is delicious on its own but can also form the basis of several variations the only limit being the imagination. 6oz/175g plain flour 1 tsp baking powder 4½oz/125g soft margarine 3oz/90g light muscovado sugar 2oz/60g caster … Continue reading

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Chocolate Crispy Bites


Classic chocolate crispy bites with a new twist – ever popular as a treat for children and grown-up kids alike. White Layer 1¾oz/50g butter 1 tbsp golden syrup 5½oz/150g white chocolate 1¾oz/50g toasted rice cereal Dark Layer 1¾oz/50g butter 2 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Éclairs


Delicate choux pastry filled with a traditional patisserie cream and coated with chocolate icing – an old favourite but still decadent.  Choux Pastry Dough ¼ pint/150ml water 2oz/60g butter, cut into small pieces 3oz/90g strong plain flour, sieved 2 eggs … Continue reading

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