I was very excited when I found that A Stranger’s House was going to be the first title published under Choc Lit’s new imprint, Death by Choc Lit. I love the slogan they’ve chosen for this line: gripping, edge-of-your seat reads, and I’ll be talking about my own literary Death by Choc Lit recipe on … Continue reading Delicious Death. But will it be?
I had hoped that by this stage in the year sponge puddings would seem far too wintery to add to the menu. I hoped in vain... Preparation time: 15 minutes (plus waiting time for chocolate to cool)Cooking time: around 1 hour 15 minutesServes: 8 +Ingredients250g self-raising flour250g butter/margarine250g caster sugar3 eggs2 rounded desert spoonfuls of … Continue reading Chocolate Spiked St Clement’s Sponge
Clearly, this pudding is healthy, because it has fruit in it. Let no one tell you otherwise. Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: around 1 hour (if using ready-prepared Caramel) Serves: 8 Ingredients For the chocolate sauce base: 300g summer fruits 120g dark chocolate 397g tin Caramel (or condensed milk, boiled in its can … Continue reading Summer fruits, chocolate sauce, crème de cassis… oh, and sponge, obviously.
I’ve had a strong desire for sponge puddings of late; something to do with the cold weather, I think. I’ve searched the net for new recipes, but keep finding ones involving things I’m a bit scared of (like suet...) or ones that require hours of steaming on the hob. I wanted something really easy, as … Continue reading The quest for an outrageous sponge pudding continues…