Tagged with chocolate

Last Minute Gifts-Chocolate Bites!

Last Minute Gifts-Chocolate Bites!

This is another quick and easy last minute gift idea-I always forget about the neighbours, so often end up making something last minute-this is this year’s…! I got the idea for these while browsing Cathy’s fabulous blog Nurture Store, for ideas for Advent Activities. Cathy makes them with just melted chocolate, but I thought I … Continue reading

Christmas Pudding Truffles

A lovely friend of mine organised a Christmas Craft Evening at her Church last week, and I had a brilliant evening making all kinds of crafts, and Christmas goodies, which I am going to share with you! First up-Christmas Pudding Truffles. Unfortunately we ate them all before I remembered to take a picture, but I … Continue reading

Brownies with a twist…

…added beetroot! These brownies are delicious, really moist, and very yummy. And they have beetroot in them, so they are a funny browny purple colour. You would be forgiven for thinking that the addition of beetroot would make these brownies healthier than regular brownies. It may well, by the addition of some extra fibre and … Continue reading

Cake Balls!

This is another post that got lost in the big Drafts file. You can tell by all the references to Easter… But I am on a mission to get ahead with the blog so I can have a screen-free week away with the family (more on this to come!) so I’m not going to look … Continue reading

Festive Rocky Road

Festive Rocky Road

The Advent activity today was to make Rocky Road. And not just any Rocky Road, Festive Rocky Road…. Here it is in all it’s glory: Can you spot what might be festive about it….? It’s not just the sprinkles, we have added a few ‘festive’ extras too. It is based on the lovely Nigella’s Rocky … Continue reading

Dark chocolate and ginger fudge…

Dark chocolate and ginger fudge…

My lovely mother-in-law got roped into kindly agreed to several nights babysitting last week (our lives are one big social whirl, you understand…), and I wanted to give her a little something to say thank you. I’m not sure what made me think of it, but I remembered having made Nigella’s chocolate and pistachio fudge … Continue reading