Recicember Day 27: Chocolate Peanut Balls

In this entry to the Recicember blog, I will be assisting (or being assisted by) The American. These things are like Reese’s peanut butter cups or something, but ball shaped. So Reese’s Balls, perhaps. Right, American, what do we need? One and a half cups of peanut butter, two cups of icing sugar, and half a cup of butter, to […]

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Recicember Day 20: Nigella’s Chocolate Yule Log

Chocolate Yule Log

It’s a Christmas recipe again for Recicember! Who doesn’t love chocolate yule log? People who don’t like chocolate, that’s who. The recipe is from Nigella Lawson, and certainly doesn’t start well – “I know the recipe looks finicky”…I wonder how this is going to turn out… I’m certainly not keen on mucking about. I can see this is going to […]

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Recicember Day 13: Chocolate Salty Balls (Chef from South Park)

Christmas songs. They’re a bit mad, aren’t they? As far as I can tell, the genre of Christmas Song encompasses three distinct types of song. The first is the traditional, “this is the true meaning of Christmas”-type things. You know, songs like Angels from the Realms of Glory, Hark The Herald, O Little Town of Bethlehem, and so on. Jesus […]

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Recicember Day 3: Choc Chip Orange Muffins

Back around Halloween, I spotted some mini choc chip orange muffins for sale in Morrisons. For some reason orange has become associated with Halloween – surely it should be pumpkin rather than orange flavour. I mean, I appreciate they are similar colours, but come on! Anyway, I bought some, and discovered they were delicious, but tiny (the “mini” in the […]

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Recicember Day 1: Chocolate Roulade

Let’s start off with something that you’d normally have for dessert – any arguments? No? Good. Day 1 of #recicember (I’m going to make this a thing) features a recipe from Mary Berry, and doesn’t involve any flour. The original recipe can be found here. Things we have to consider before starting – the recipe claims that it will feed […]

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