White Chocolate and Lime Christmas Bauble Truffles

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I was super excited when I found out that this month’s Sweet Adventures Blog Hop was truffle themed! No, not that delicious smelling mushroom, but a ganache-filled chocolate treat. My mind whirred with Christmassy ideas… snowman truffles with a spiced centre? Truffles decorated as mini Christmas puddings? I finally settled on the idea of Christmas [...]

Candy Cane Reindeer Cupcakes

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In America I stumbled upon a delicious snack (in Walgreens of all places) which involved chocolate covered pretzels covered in crushed candy canes. The salty pretzel combined with the rich dark chocolate and minty candy cane was a winning flavour combination and NEEDED to be made into cupcake form. I used my chocolate Devil’s Food [...]

Choc Chip Cookie Cheesecake

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I wanted to create a dessert that echoed the beloved cookies and cream flavour combination and with this month’s Sweet Adventure’s Blog Hop being cheese-themed, I knew a cookies ‘n’ cream cheesecake was the answer. I described this cake to someone as “a choc chip cookie and a cheesecake had a baby and the result was amazing” [...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Balls

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Hey guys! Here is another protein ball recipe to complement last week’s Raw Cashew and Coconut recipe. Inspired by the lovely Tina from Bite Me Show Me, I tweaked this recipe to suit what ingredients I had in the cupboard. The rich chocolate and peanut butter flavour makes this a decadent-tasting ball, but they are still [...]

Chocolate Pavlova with Nutella and Strawberries

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You can’t beat a classic pavlova with crunchy white clouds of meringue and cream, or can you? How about a chocolate pavlova? With Nutella? Now we’re talking! I made this a double decker pavlova purely to have an excuse to fit more Nutella, strawberries and cream between the layers :) Chocolate Pavlova with Nutella and Strawberries [...]

Triple Salted Caramel Cupcakes

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Is there anything better in life than salted caramel? Possibly kittens but that’s all I can think of off the top of my head. My love for salted caramel is well documented and I knew I had to translate this obsession into the perfect cupcake. This salted caramel cupcake is a triple threat – the cupcake [...]