Chocolate, Dessert

Valentine’s Chocolate Strawberries

chocolate valentine straberries

Ingredients

  1. Fresh strawberries
  2. Chocolate of your choice
  3. 2 teaspoons butter

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Strawberries

Directions

  1. Wash the strawberries and set aside to dry. Do not remove the stems.
  2. Melt the chocolate.
  3. Dip the strawberries in the chocolate and place on flat surface or in my case on a wire rack.
  4. If you want a thicker coat, dip the strawberries in the chocolate a couple of times.
  5. Refrigerate for about two hours to set and chill.
  6. Enjoy.

melted chocolate

chocolate covered strawberries

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chocolate strawberries

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Chocolate, Muffins

Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Ingredients

  1. ½ cup chocolate chips
  2. 2 cups of flour
  3. ½ cup sugar
  4. ½ cup butter at room temperature
  5. 1 cup buttermilk
  6. 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla

chocolate chips sugar butter

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven at 180° Celsius.
  2. In a mixing bowl, add butter and sugar and combine.
  3. Add eggs, buttermilk and vanilla and whisk.
  4. Add flour and mix with a spatula. (You do not have to whisk and do not over mix).
  5. Add the chocolate chips and mix.
  6. Scoop into a lined muffin pan and bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and when a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Cool on the wire rack for about 10 minutes.
  8. Enjoy.

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Chocolate, Quick and Easy Eats

nutella hot chocolate nutella

Ingredients

  1. 2 teaspoon nutella
  2. 1 cup milk
  3. ½ teaspoon cocoa
  4. A pinch of cinnamon(optional)
  5. A pinch of nutmeg(optional)
  6. Whipped cream(optional)
  7. Marshmallows(optional)

nutella cocoa hot chocolate pot

Directions

  1. Turn the stove on low heat.
  2. Add the milk into the pot.
  3. Add the nutella and stir.
  4. Add cocoa, cinnamon and nutmeg while continuously stirring.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Pour into a mug.
  7. Top with whipped cream and marshmallows.
  8. Enjoy.

marshmallows nutella hot chocolate nutella

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Chocolate

Individual Chocolate Brownies

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Ingredients

  1. 90 grams dark chocolate bar, chopped(you can also use semi sweet chocolate chips or any chocolate bar of your choice), I used a whole nut chocolate bar.
  2. ¼ cup cocoa
  3. 1/3 cup sugar
  4. ½ cup butter, melted
  5. 1 cup flour
  6. 1 large egg
  7. ½ teaspoon vanilla essence

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Directions

  1. Pre-heat the oven at 180° Celsius.
  2. Mix the cocoa in ¼ cup water of warm water and set aside.
  3. In a bowl add butter, sugar, egg, vanilla essence and whisk.
  4. Add the cocoa and mix.
  5. Add the flour and mix.
  6. Add the chocolate chips and mix.
  7. Pour into greased ramekins and bake for 30 minutes or when a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

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