Hot Chocolate Cake

all the flavours of christmassy hot chocolate, but in a cake. For the cake, try using coffee-flavoured dark chocolate as it really brings out the flavour of the chocolate. I found some amazing Espresso chocolate in my local supermarket. Similarly, you can use vanilla chocolate for the fudge sauce, which is divine. And you can…

Chocolate Tartlets with Festive Spices

Made with store-cupboard ingredients, because I ALWAYS have chocolate and biscuits within arms-reach… (what self-respecting human-being doesn’t?!) This recipe is perfect for easy-entertaining. To make 4 tartlets, you need 120g of chocolate. Choose your favourite, of which you’ll have to buy 200g – so that you can eat the remaining 80g of chocolate while you…

Pink Champagne Cupcakes with Marshmallow Rose Frosting

As a writer, it’s important to get to know your genre. With the new book I am writing, I found myself entering a new world and so one afternoon, I decided to take a trip to the bookstore and mingle with my new genre. At the shop, I beelined for the ‘Childrens 10+’ section and…