Once you've mastered the art of melting chocolate - see How to Cook section on the site - you are opening yourself up to a world of wonderful chocolate recipes, from chocolate bread-and-butter-pudding to profiteroles and Sachertorte. Who can resist?
Light and lovely, these beautiful little souffles have the added attraction of being less likely to collapse than a standard version. Hand round chocolate sauce and cream for even more luxury (not to mention calories!)
Children and adults alike will love these cakes - perfect for a mid-morning snack or in a lunchbox.
Start this wonderful gluten-free cake a couple of days ahead, then revel in its sheer lightness, due to the lack of flour used.
Who can resist one of these? Basic Rice Krispie cakes are given a visual lift with the addition of silver Smarties and silver cupcake cases. They'd be perfect for a tea party.
A friend challenged Delia to come up with a chocolate cake that was low in fat: this is the luscious result, to make chocolate fans rejoice!
I have had a long association with chocolate blancmange: I've always wanted it desperately, but never been able to make it successfully. I've been down the cornflour and milk or cream route – with cocoa or melted chocolate – and when we worked on the
Sounds odd, doesn't it? But you'll believe it when you try it. These are truly sensational – better than ice cream or a sorbet. First you bite into crisp frozen chocolate and then meet the beautifully fragrant iced banana. Heaven.
These lovely, light, airy choux buns are filled and topped with a squidgy chocolate mousse mixture and coated with chocolate icing and chopped nuts.
Chocolate lovers will be thrilled at this twist on an English favourite...it's even better if you keep it for a day or so before eating, served with chilled cream.
This is a subject that experts get awfully fussed about and there are all kinds of rules and regulations about handling chocolate. Therefore what I have on offer here are the easiest home-made truffles in the world.
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