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  1. Chocolate Christmas Mince Pie Recipe

    Chocolate Christmas Mince Pie Recipe

    Fancy a change from a traditional Christmas? How about trying to bake mince pies with a Christmas twist? Everyone loves chocolate, especially at Christmas time!

    Check out this delicious chocolate mince pie recipe:

     

    Ingredients:

    ·         280g plain flour, sifted

    ·         125g icing sugar, sifted

    ·         50g cocoa powder, sifted

    ·         pinch salt

    ·         200g cold butter, diced

    ·         2 free-range egg yolk

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  2. Hot Chocolatey Drinks

    Hot Chocolatey Drinks

    Trying to find motivation in this cold, wintery weather? Get yourself warmed up with a hot chocolatey drink this autumn!

    Try our wonderful Choc on Choc chocolate-filled espresso cup! Simply heat up the cups in the microwave for 30 seconds, stir well and then heat for another 20 seconds. You can dip your favourite biscuits, treats or even fruit in for an extra delicious taste. Or how about adding warm milk to it to make it into a real hot chocolate, or a shot of espresso for a magical mocha!

    We also have our chocolate buttons available on our website that you can use to create a real hot chocolate! If you melt down the chocolate buttons and add some hot milk, mix together and add your favourite toppings to make a wonderful hot chocolate, such as whipped cream, sprinkles, fudge bites and cocoa powder.

    If you want to spice it up, how about trying a pumpkin spiced hot chocolate. You can even add our Belgian chocolate buttons to create the base of the hot chocolate!

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  3. Charming Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

    Charming Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

    Thinking of what you are going to do with your left-over pumpkins after Halloween has finished? Why not create something delicious out of the leftovers lying around. Get creative and make delicious double chocolate pumpkin muffins.

    Check out this wonderful recipe:

    Ingredients:

    • 2 eggs
    • 1 tsp vanilla
    • 1 cup white sugar
    • ½ cup butter
    • 1 ½ cups flour
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • 1 cup pumpkin puree
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1 tsp baking soda
    • 1 cup chocolate chips
    • ½ tsp salt
    • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder

    Method:

     

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
    2. Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. 
    3. Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating thoroughly after each addition. 
    4. Add in the pumpkin and vanilla; beat all ingredients until light and airy.
    5. Whisk tog
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  4. Perfect Pumpkin Pie

    Perfect Pumpkin Pie

    Halloween is around the corner so why don’t you try something different this autumn, and create a perfect pumpkin pie! Now it’s getting colder, it’s time to make some delicious desserts to keep us warm this autumn.

    Let’s get started then…

    Ingredients:

    1. 750g/1lb 10oz pumpkin or butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and cut into chunks
    2. 350g sweet shortcrust pastry
    3. Plain flour, for dusting
    4. 140g caster sugar
    5. ½ tsp salt
    6. ½ tsp fresh nutmeg grated
    7. 1 tsp cinnamon
    8. 2 eggs beaten
    9. 25g butter melted
    10. 175ml milk
    11. 1 tbsp icing sugar

     Method:

    1. lace the pumpkin in a large saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil. Cover with a lid and simmer for 15 mins or until tender. Drain pumpkin; let cool
    2. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface and
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