December 2015 archive

Rocky Road

Rocky Road

This is my favourite Rocky Road recipe. I’ve been making it for years now and everyone loves it. It’s very easy to make and only takes minutes to put together. I make this at anytime of year but for some reason I just have to make it at Christmas. It’s a great little Christmas present too.

Rocky Road

I use raspberry lollies in this recipe but if you can’t find them you could use red frogs or snakes and cut them up.

Rocky Road

This is going to be my last post for year. It’s time to take a break and get ready for Christmas and spend some time with the family. I will be back in the New Year with more recipes and hopefully some craft projects too. I wish you all the best for a great Christmas and wonderful New Year.




Rocky Road

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Rocky Road

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Ingredients

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Instructions
  1. Line a baking tray with baking paper

  2. Chop up the marshmellows and lollies and scatter onto the tray

  3. Scatter the crushed nuts all over as well

  4. Melt the chocolate and peanut butter in a heat proof bowl in the microwave. Put it in for short bursts until it’s melted and smooth.

  5. Poor the melted chocolate over the other ingredients.

  6. Put in the fridge until set. Probably about 20 mins.

  7. Cut into small squares and enjoy.

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Cranberry and White Chocolate Pudding

Cranberry and White Chocolate Pudding

Can you believe it’s nearly Christmas? Where has the year gone? This time last year I was getting organised for Christmas at our place. On the day I made this beautiful Cranberry and White Chocolate Pudding. Oh my goodness! It was delicious! I love white chocolate and cranberries so I just had to make this. It was so beautifully moist and sweet and topped with some warm custard (also one of my favourites) it was perfect.

Cranberry and White Choc Pud cut

So I knew I just had to put it on the blog and share it with you this year. You really have to try this one. You won’t be disappointed. It’s easy to make too. It just takes a while to cook but you can cook it ahead of time. Just leave it in the tin in the fridge and heat up a little in the oven so it pops out easily. Or pop it out after steaming and freeze and re-heat on Christmas Day.

Cranberry and White Chocolate Pud sliced




Cranberry and White Chocolate Pudding

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Servings Prep Time
8 25 mins
Cook Time
3 1/2 hours

Servings Prep Time
8 25 mins
Cook Time
3 1/2 hours

Cranberry and White Chocolate Pudding

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Servings Prep Time
8 25 mins
Cook Time
3 1/2 hours

Servings Prep Time
8 25 mins
Cook Time
3 1/2 hours

Ingredients

Servings:

Instructions
  1. Brush a 2 litre pudding tin with melted butter or spray with oil. Line the base with baking paper.

  2. Put half the white chocolate melts in a heatproof bowl and position over a pan of simmering water. Stir until melted and smooth. Set aside.

  3. Coursely chop remaining chocolate.

  4. Cream butter and sugar in an electric mixer until light and creamy. Add eggs 1 at a time beating well after each addition.

  5. Stir in melted chocolate and add cranberry sauce and stir to combine.

  6. Sift flours over mixture. Add milk, dried cranberries and chopped chocolate. Stir to combine.

  7. Spoon mixture into prepared pudding tin. Cut a round of baking paper and place over the top and cover with the lid.

  8. Put an upturned saucer in a large, heavy based saucepan and stand pudding tin on top. Cover pan with a tight fitting lid and bring to the boil. Cook for 3 – 3 1/2 hours replenishing with boiling water as pudding cooks.

  9. When pudding is cooked remove from the pan and stand for 30 minutes before turning out or leave to cool completely before storing. Serve with custard.

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