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Little Chocolate Fudgy Balls December 5, 2016

fudge

These are lovely but, maybe too rich for the kiddies.

They would make nice Christmas gifts if placed in small, pretty cellophane bags with a ribbon around them 😉

 

Ingredients

 

120g walnuts

220g stoned dates

1 tsp vanilla extract

3 Tbsp cocoa powder

A good pinch

100g chocolate chips (optional)

 

Method

 

Blend all ingredients together in a blender.

Place in a plastic bag and squish well together, then break small pieces off and roll into small balls and put into mini paper cupcake cases.

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Quick and Easy Microwave Chocolate Fudge October 18, 2015

Filed under: Chocolate Chips,Condensed Milk — dogsmum @ 7:09 pm
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Quick Fudge

You can literally make great tasting fudge with just two ingredients and a few minutes of prep time. This is a great base recipe to start from. You can add in nuts, dried fruit, chilli powder for a spicy fudge, anything you can think up.

 

Ingredients

 

1 tin condensed milk

3 cups milk chocolate chips

 

Method

 

Pour condensed milk and chocolate chips into large glass mixing bowl.

Put bowl in microwave for 1 minute on high.

Mix condensed milk and chocolate chips until it becomes closer to a fudgy substance.

Line an 8” x 8” pan with baking parchment.

Pour in the batter and spread it out evenly.

Put it in fridge to cool for 2-3 hours.

Take it out of fridge, pull out baking parchment with fudge, turn over and peel away baking parchment.

 

 

Chocolate Fudge Cake….with a secret ingredient February 22, 2015

Chocolate Fudge

It’s very chocolaty, it’s very fudgy. But can you guess the secret?

 

Ingredients

 

3/4 cup of plain flour

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 tsp baking powder

1/4 cup cocoa powder

1/2 cup sugar

1 cup chocolate chips (I used dark chocolate)

1 Tbsp vanilla extract

2 loosely packed cups frozen cauliflower (thawed completely but not cooked)

1/2 cup milk

3 Tbsp oil (I used olive oil)

 

Method

 

Preheat oven to Gas 4/175C. Line a 8” x 8” tin with baking parchment.

Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl, and mix well.

Combine all liquid ingredients and the cauliflower in a food processor and blend until really smooth, you don’t want ANY lumps in there at all.

Pour wet into dry ingredients and mix until just combined, then pour into prepared pan and bake 45 minutes.

NO, it doesn’t taste of cauliflower! 🙂

 

 

 

Valentines Day Fudge February 19, 2015

Filed under: Butter,Cake mix,Icing Sugar,Milk,Sugar Sprinkles — dogsmum @ 3:24 pm
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Valentines Fudge

This is a bit different but comes out just as good!

 

Ingredients

 

2 cups of white cake mixture, such as victoria sandwich mix

2 cups icing sugar

1/2 cup of butter, cut into pieces

1/4 cup of full fat milk

1/4 cup valentine sprinkles

 

Method

 

Add cake mix and powdered sugar to a microwaveable bowl. Mix together.

Add in butter and milk. Do not mix. Microwave for 2 minutes on high.

Remove from microwave immediately and stir together to combine. Stir in half of the Valentine’s sprinkles.

Immediately spread the batter in an 8”x 8” greased baking pan. Add a few sprinkles to the top and press down with a spoon.

Refrigerate for 2 hours or until set. Cut into squares and enjoy!

 

 

 

Fudge Cake Squares September 21, 2013

Fudge cake Squares

A traditional favourite thats easy to make and even easier to eat. This would be ideal as an after school snack when the little one’s come home hungry.

 

Ingredients

 

225g self raising flour

1 tsp baking power

235g butter, room temperature

175g soft brown sugar

3 eggs

3 Tbsp milk

100g white chocolate chips

175g icing sugar

1 Tbsp cocoa powder

1Tbsp golden syrup

85g caramel fudge chunks

 

Method

 

Preheat oven to 175C/gas 4. Line a shallow cake tin (or Pyrex dish, which is what I used) about 17cm by 24cm, with baking parchment.

Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl.

Add 175g of the butter, the brown sugar, eggs and 2 Tbsp of the milk. Beat until evenly mixed. Stir in the white chocolate chips. Put into the lined tin, level the top and place in the oven for 40 minutes or until the top spring back when lightly pressed.

Leave to cool on a wire rack before turning out of the tin.

Meanwhile, sift the icing sugar and cocoa into a bowl. Put the rest of the butter in a small saucepan with the syrup and 1Tbsp milk and heat gently until just melted, without allowing it to boil. Pour onto the icing sugar and mix to make a smooth icing.

Pour the icing over the cake and sprinkle the fudge chunks on top. Leave to set before slicing into squares.

 

Gooey Chocolate Fudge Bites February 5, 2013

Goey Choc 2

This is rich and delicious, it’s moist and gooey with a generous amount of fudge icing.

Store in a cool place but not in the fridge so that the texture doesn’t spoil.

 

Ingredients

 

200g/7 oz butter, cut into pieces

200g/7 oz chocolate, roughly chopped

100ml 3 1/2 fl oz double cream

3 eggs

150g/5 1/2 oz dark brown sugar

1oog/3 1/2 oz self raising flour

 

Fudge Icing

200g/7 oz chocolate

3 Tbsp golden syrup

55g/2 oz butter, cut into pieces

70g/2 1/2 oz icing sugar, sifted

 

Pre heat the oven to 160C/gas 3. Line a 20 cm/8 ins square cake tin.

Put the butter, chocolate and cream in a heatproof bowl and place over a saucepan of simmering water, heat until melted. Leave to cool slightly.

Put the eggs and sugar in a bowl and beat well until the mixture begins to froth. Stir in the cooled chocolate mixture. Sift in the flour and beat until incorperated.  This is going to be very liquid.

Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 40 – 45 minutes, or until firm to the touch. Leave in the tin for 10 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

For the fudge icing, 175g/6 oz of the chocolate in a saucepan with the syrup and butter. Heat gently, stirring frequently, until the mixture is smooth and glossy. Transfer the mixture into a bowl and beat in the icing sugar.

Cut the cake in half horizontally and spread half the fudge icing on the bottom piece. Place the other piece of cake on top and spread the remaining fudge over the top of the cake. Grate the remaining chocolate and scatter over the top of the cake.

Cut into small bite sized pieces as it’s very rich.

 

 

 

 

 

 
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