Winter Noms: Hot Chocolates!

French Hot Chocolate Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 2 tsp icing sugar 1/2 cup espresso 225g 70% cocoa chocolate, chopped Whipped cream for serving Instructions: In a saucepan over medium heat, whisk milk, cream, icing sugar and espresso until small bubbles appear around the edges. Do not let mixture boil. Remove from heat and stir…

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Truffles. Trufas. Truffes. Tryffel.

Raspberry Cheesecake Truffles Ingredients: 225g softened cream cheese 1/2 cup icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 cup whipped cream 3/4 cup raspberries (defrosted or fresh) 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 425g semi-sweet baking chocolate Instructions: Beat the cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla together until light and fluffy. Mix in the raspberries. Add the whipped cream and stir with…

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Drink, Drank, Drunk

Following on from my previous post of possibly the┬ámost delicious hot drink ever, I have concocted a few cocktails to share. Lava Flow Ingredients 120ml Malibu or other coconut rum 120ml Bacardi or other white rum 285g frozen strawberries or raspberries 240ml pineapple juice 240ml coconut cream 2 cups crushed ice Pineapple wedges (fresh or canned) Combine the two rums…

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