Easter Eggs

Easter is coming! And with it plenty of chocolate. I find with most bought Easter eggs, the chocolate is poor quality and 2 of my kids won’t eat them! And they are pretty expensive for what they are. So we set about making our own. These are uber easy, it literally takes a few minutes…

Chocolate and Boysenberry Vegan Cake

Whizz til smooth: 2 cups of cashews (allow to soak in water for a few hours, then drain)½ cup coconut oil 1 tin of coconut cream1/2 cup honey (or sugar to make it vegan) Halve the mixture and in one half add: freeze dried boysenberries and mix until smooth. In the second half add 1/2…

Chocolate ‘bounty’ bar

To make: In a bain marie, melt: 125 grams of good quality dark chocolate and 1 tbsp coconut oil In a bowl put: 2 cups desiccated coconut 4 tbsps coconut oil 1/4 cup honey Mix the ingredients well In a loaf style silicone or non stick pan pour in half the melted chocolate. Spoon the…

Vegan peanut butter and chocolate cheese cake

Vegan peanut butter and chocolate cheese cake Omg this is AMAZING! To make: Pour melted chocolate over the bottom of a lined cake tin. Set in fridge. Whizz til smooth: 2 cups of cashews (allow to soak in water for a few hours, then drain)½ cup coconut oil or cocoa butter1 tin of coconut cream1…

Peanut Butter Fudge Choco Pops

To make the fudge: In a pot boil: 3 large tbsps of peanut butter 2 tsps tahini 30 grams of butter or coconut oil ( to make it DF) 2 tsps of honey Bring to the boil for about 5 minutes or until bubbling. Set in fridge for 1 hour. When firm, mold into mini…

Chocolate Log

To make: In a bain marie melt: 100 grams of very dark chocolate (I used 85%) 50 grams of butter When melted add: 1 tbsp of dark brown sugar (or similar) 1 capful of vanilla essence 5 egg yolks 1 tbsp cocoa powder 1 1/2 cups of Almond flour (I made my own by whizzing…

Chocolate Easter Eggs with Caramel Fillings

Look What The Easter Bunny has brought us! Caramel filled Easter Eggs. Pictured above: Peanut butter fudge caramel. below: coffee caramels. But any flavour can be made, the same base recipe can be used and adjusted slightly to make it dairy free or to flash up the flavours. I bought silicone Easter Egg moulds from…

Peppermint Choc Ice-cream Topper

This Chocolate Peppermint Topper goes hard when it cools, so its the perfect crispy chocolate treat! I recommend having it on top of vanilla ice-cream. Don’t like Peppermint? Don’t add the peppermint oil and have it plain, or add another essential oil or essence to make it a bit different To make: in a double…

Chocolate Beetroot Mini Cakes

To make: Melt 60 grams of butter or df alternative (coconut oil works well in a 1:1 ratio) Add: 2 eggs 2 tbsps brown sugar (or similar) 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp cardamom powder (optional – but recommended!) Whisk well Add 1 cup grated raw beetroot Stir Add 3/4 cup gf bread mix (or…

Strawberry Deliciousness

Miss 9 and I often go for walks in the morning. one morning we talked food and planned a dinner and dessert we were going to make. I said the dessert had to be cold. Miss 9 said it had to have strawberries in it, so we could go strawberry picking. And this is what…