CHOC-MINT CAKES

I’m not sure why this has “For Kids” on the tag, why should just the kids have them?  Maybe it’s the suggestion that you add green food colouring into the peppermint flavoured cream, personally think I’d leave it out…………

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FRUIT AND NUT TRUFFLES

There’s lots and lots of truffle recipes around and this another version by Nestle.  It uses sweetened condensed milk to bind the fruit, nuts and biscuits together and has a rich chocolate coating….they look yummy.

CHOCOLATE CREAMED RICE

This recipe was published in the Woman’s Day in 1991 and uses a microwave to cook the rice.  I think it would work even better if you cooked it in a rice cooker.  I’d make sure I washed the rice before using it and I’d substitute cream for some of the water & milk.  I think then you’d have a lovely creamy, chocolaty mix.

 

RIPPLED CHOC-SPICE CAKE

When my children were little I used to make a Chocolate Ripple Cake as the base for their birthday cakes.  The recipe I made was the same as this one, but without the spice.  The cake always taste good, although when I look back at the photos I can see that my decoration, while enthusiastic, could hardly be described as a work of art……