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Chilled Chocolate & Espresso Mousse

Aromatic espresso coffee adds a distinctive flavour to this smooth, rich mousse. Serve it in stylish chocolate cups for a special occasion. Serves 4 Ingredients: 225g plain chocolate 3 tbsp brewed espresso 25g unsalted butter 4 eggs, separated Sprigs of fresh mint, to decorate (optional) Mascarpone or clotted cream, to serve (optional) For the chocolate […]

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Iced Coffee

It’s the time of  year when this coffee is most enjoyed. Makes: Four Coffees It is a luxurious version, rich, cold and sweet – more like a coffee sundae than a drink and as such, is best served as a special treat. Ingredients: 120ml bittersweet chocolate, melted 60g caster sugar 100ml fresh cream 1 cup crushed […]

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Spiced Christmas Coffee

Serves: 8   Ingredients 3/4 cup chilled whipping cream 1 cup freshly ground coffee 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar 5 teaspoons ground cardamom 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon brandy 1 tablespoon sugar 7 cups water Directions Using an electric mixer, beat the whipping cream in a large bowl until soft […]

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Festive Walnut Torte

Ingredients 285 grams finely ground walnuts 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon baking powder 12 large eggs, separated 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar 3 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3/4 cup butter, softened 170 grams unsweetened chocolate, melted 6 1/4 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar 3/4 cup […]

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Chocolate Cappuccino Cheesecake

Ingredients 110 g chocolate biscuit crumbs 55 g butter, softened 25 g white sugar 0.6 g ground cinnamon 672 g cream cheese, softened 200 g white sugar 3 eggs 224 g semisweet chocolate 30 ml whipping cream 230 g sour cream 2 g salt 2 g instant coffee granules dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water […]

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