Chocolate, coconut, rum, raisins, chocolate digestives, can’t be all that bad? Can they? There’s wheat and fruit in there. They count for something, surely. After a few of these rum ’n’ raisin slices, with coffee as one does, I was ready to curl up in front of the heater and doze off. Here’s the recipe: … Continue reading Baking: No-bake Rum ’n’ Raisin Choc Coconut Slice
I have a confession to make: I messed up. I got my dates all mixed up. I’ve gone and done something that’s almost criminal. I let July 21 pass without the moment of reverence it deserved. I missed National Lamington Day. I know. It is with an unopened pack of dessicated coconut against my heart … Continue reading Baking: Choc-Mint Slice
Awaking all of a sudden at 4am this morning, I decided to bake a batch of choccy cupcakes for the mum’s class. Today’s assembly day and the assembly is themed as part of NAIDOC celebrations at the school. I did cupcakes in red, yellow, green, and blue cupcake liners to reflect the colours of the … Continue reading Baking: Chocolate Cupcakes
I love Baileys in chocolate cakes. This cake was Baileys on steroids. Even moreso than the last Baileys cake I made. I steambaked the Baileys chocolate cake (extra Baileys poured in for good measure), iced it with a white chocolate Baileys glaze, then covered it in chocolate ganache. The Baileys glaze soaked right through the … Continue reading Ultra Baileys Chocolate Mud Cake
One boozy choccy dessert baked. Bailey’s on even more Bailey’s because goddammit why not. Washed down with a Bailey’s mocha tomorrow it shall be. Taste verdict Holiday season food. We shall see! Update: So much chocolate. It’s the chocolate-y cake I want, but not the one I need right now. 😉 Holiday season has begun.