Dreamy Chocolate Sponge and Sauce

Chocolate sponge

Your new favourite Autumnal dessert is right here. It’s a delicious double whammy of chocolate: the most perfect chocolate sponge covered in a silky creamy chocolate sauce. You make the sponge like a tray bake and watch it rise (cake rising in the oven is my favourite show) as it becomes a super springy chocolate cake with an air-whipped centre. So it’s incredibly light, yet naughtily rich. If you bake this for your friends pour the chocolate sauce into a little jug so everyone can serve their own as they please. Just get ready to divulge the recipe afterwards! Good thing it’s very easy to prepare…

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Very Special Pasta Bake

Pasta Bake recipe


This pasta bake needs little introduction. It’s best described as the most delicious and nutritious macaroni cheese you’ll ever eat. A sort of macaroni cheese-verde. I use elicoidali pasta shapes, which are like a giant version of macaroni, making every mouthful extremely satisfying and substantial, covered in a thick homemade cheese sauce with finely chopped bacon, leeks and spinach. It’s very straightforward and wonderfully indulgent, perfect for an Autumn dinner.

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Chewy Cookies Recipe

Chewy cookies recipe

Call off the search – the hunt is over. Here is the recipe for big, chewy cookies. You know, like the ones you buy in the bakery? Except better, because you will have made them, with generous chunks of chocolate instead of little chips. And better still, they’re SO easy to make. I’ve tried baking with both white chocolate and milk chocolate because I wanted an excuse to eat loads of cookies thought it was really important to do proper research for this blog post and I’ve come to the conclusion that both kinds of chocolate work extremely well with this recipe. I also found out that these cookies are washed down perfectly by a homemade vanilla milkshake. Never let it be said that I don’t work for this blog.

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