Blonde Chocolate (a.k.a Chocolate Candy )

Hershey's Cookies and Cream Chocolate Bar ... I went through a serious phase of being obsessed with these as a child. I even remember how sickly sweet and creamy it was, but back then it was a delight to all my senses. The title 'White Chocolate' simply applies to any form of chocolate that doesn't include cacao solids and solids are the dark parts -- powder, paste, etc.. In this white chocolate recipe, I use coconut sugar as the sweetener … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Shortbreads

On all levels of seriousness, these taste like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in a shortbread format. They are SO delicious and, hand to God, they are really easy to make. I feel like there’s really no point in saying anything more. The buckwheat shortbread is soft and crumbly, light in colour and neutral in taste. For these reasons, it's acts as a wonderful vessel for the peanut praline and dark chocolate to meld together in an uninterrupted … [Read more...]

Double Mint Chocolate Cheesecake

When I was a kid, chocolate and mint were my favourite combination, so this cheesecake brings back all sorts of yummy food memories for me. We made this cheesecake in my last Raw Cake Class and it was a big success among the students. The stripes are so impressive, but they take time to achieve, so be patient and the reward is rather fantastic! Serving this with a drizzle of chocolate sauce ands fresh mint tea would be the money shot. But … [Read more...]

Trio of Truffles

Truffles and bite sized chocolates are the perfect treat for the warm seasons we're now approaching. They're easy to make and easier to carry with you anywhere. Recently I have been traveling a decent amount and, of course, I bring chocolates with me for anyone I am spending time with. Truffles and bonbons have been my go to as they are always a big winner with friends and family. After all, who doesn't love a soft centre? I have been … [Read more...]

Matcha Raspberry Cups

Matcha Cream 100g ( ⅓ cup ) coconut butter, softened 50g ( ⅓ cup ) xylitol 25g ( 1 ½ tbsp ) coconut oil, softened or melted 1-2 tsp matcha tea powder 80g ( ⅓ cup ) water, room temp or slightly warm Method In a blender combine the first set of ingredients at low speed, just so they incorporate. With the blender still running on low, drizzle in the water. Scrape the sides of the blender as needed to be sure it’s … [Read more...]