Category Archives: Chocolate

Virtual Vegan Potluck – Layered Coconut Mousse with Chocolate Brownie and Caramelised Nuts

Welcome Potluckers! I am so excited to the participating in the Virtual Vegan Potluck for the second time! The May potluck was such fun, I had a PJ day, and did nothing but scroll through the potluck, ogling delicious vegan … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Happy Halloween!! I’m still working through my box full of pumpkin and squash living in my bedroom cupboard. I’m loving trying pumpkin in ways never known to me before. Sweet squash is relatively new to me. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Frosted Coconut Cupcakes

After a wonderful week spent in Paphos, Cyprus, I return to share with you a wonderfully decadent cupcake recipe. A week of eating salad, houmous and pita every day for a week had me craving many of my favourite foods. … Continue reading

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Beetroot and Avocado Fudge Brownies

Brownies are one of the most personal desserts there is. People like them in very specific forms – cake-y, gooey, fudgey, crunchy, with nuts, with chocolate chips, or with dried fruit. For me, I’m pretty easy going when it comes … Continue reading

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Homemade Vegan Butter and Rich Hazelnut Hot Chocolate

The lovely Kelly of hearthomemade led me to a recipe for vegan butter over at Vegan Baking. I just had to share how successful the recipe was. Firstly, the ingredients; In the UK, I found refined coconut oil (which is not widely … Continue reading

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Possibly the Worlds Healthiest Chocolate Cake: Beetroot and Avocado Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze and Toasted Almond Gold Dust

I first saw a recipe for a beetroot chocolate cake about 2 years ago when a recipe came with my weekly organic veg box. Boxes had contained bunches of beetroot for about 4 weeks running and the company were kindly … Continue reading

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Death by Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

It was Mat’s birthday back in April. He wanted to go to the comic book store but the car was in the garage. So, instead he went to the skate park and my little sister Mia who was staying the weekend and … Continue reading

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Easter Treats – Hot Cross Buns, Fridge Cake and Chocolates

My birthday fell on Easter Monday this year for the third time in my life so far, the first time being the day I was born. It was a great day, seeing special friends and family and a delicious meal … Continue reading

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A Wicked Chocolate Cake

Forget an angelic, light, airy, fluffy sponge. This right here is devilishly dark, rich, moist and luxurious. It’s the bad boy of cakes, the cake your parents would never approve of. The cake that’s exciting and dangerous, with tantalising allure. … Continue reading

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Chocolate, Coconut and Date Cake

The topping of this cake is so good, Mat and I found we’d simply decapitated and devoured most of the cake! Chunks of smooth chocolate, crisp and fragrant coconut and brown sugar are a topping combination one couldn’t not love! … Continue reading

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