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Gin And Tonic Truffles Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 200 grams dark chocolate 2 tablespoons double cream 2 tablespoons gin 1 tablespoon tonic water ½ lime juice ½ lime zest 50 grams butter 200 grams white chocolate, melted PREPARATION 1.Place a large heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering water. Add the dark chocolate and double cream, melting and mixing completely. 2. Add the gin, tonic, lime juice, lime zest, and butter, and mix. Remove from heat and refrigerate for 3 hours, or overnight…

from BBC Food

Ultimate indulgence mirror glaze cake

Orange-flavoured génoise, covered in a chocolate glaze and layered with a salted caramel cream – I just had to include salted caramel in this recipe as it's one of my favourite fillings. For this recipe you will need 2 x 20cm/8in springform cake tins, a large heatproof bowl (about 3 litres/5¼ pint capacity), an electric whisk or freestanding mixer, a 20cm/8in cake board, a wire rack that fits in a large baking tray, a sugar thermometer, cocktail sticks, a piping bag fitted with small star…


Chocolate panforte with Amaretto liqueur


Place a heatproof bowl over a pan of boiling water, make sure it doesn't touch the water. Chop the Atkins bar and place in the bowl and stir until it melts. Place softened butter and melted bar in a small pan. Mix together and add vanilla and sweetener and blend together. Place cream cheese …

from RecipesPlus UK

Banana chocolate cake

Melt 30g of the chocolate with the coconut oil in a bain marie or heatproof bowl over a pan of hot water. Spread the warm chocolate onto a flat surface, such as a non-stick baking tray, and refrigerate until the chocolate is set. Next, use a scraper or chocolate curler to make decorative chocolate rolls and curls, then refrigerate.

from BBC Food

Chocolate and coffee fondant fancies

These sweet treats are so impressive and they taste just fabulous. For this recipe you will need a large heatproof mixing bowl, a handheld electric whisk, a 35x25cm/14x10in Swiss roll tin and a cook’s thermometer.

Preheat oven to 110C/225 F. Heat oil in a frying pan and cook bacon to your liking then keep in oven to warm. For sauce, whisk yolks and lemon juice together in a small heatproof bowl. Place bowl over a saucepan of barely simmering water (make sure bowl doesnt touch water). Add 1 piece of butter. …

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