1. Angie

    School of Chocolate Amaury Guichon - Netflix

    Yeah! Thanks, Bill, for introducing me to all the recent chocolate vids of Amaury because he's now doing a series on Netflix! It has to be said that Amaury is a true Master Craftsman and makes some gravity, visual and genuinely magnificent pieces of art that are all, of course, edible...
  2. Angie

    How to make Gold Painted Chocolates

    This mini-tutorial shows you how to make your own homemade gold-painted chocolate drops using a chocolate mould and edible paint. Equipment/Ingredients Chocolate Drops Silicone Mould Chocolate Piping Bag Scissors Paintbrush Toothbrush Edible Gold Paint* *If you are making the paint from...
  3. Angie

    Castle Chocolatiers Milk Chocolate Drops Review

    I have recently been sent these Castle Chocolatiers Chocolate Drops to be reviewed and had great fun testing them out to see what they can do. With the bag being 2.5 kg in weight, it's allowed me to make many products and discover how versatile the chocolate really is. Packaging What is the...
  4. clerahi

    Angie's Chocolate Tiffin

    So here they are... Chocolate Tiffins. Managed to get one photo before they were demolished by the adults and grandchildren.
  5. clerahi

    Help with Unicorn Rainbow Cake

    So the birthday cake specification is in... Our granddaughter's answer was chocolate, rainbow, rainbow on top, unicorn on top, maltesers on top. I think the first rainbow means inside, I've seen those and thought that's a step too far. Our son added that she doesn't like fondant, which rules...
  6. Angie

    Strawberry Swirl Slab - Homemade Chocolate Bar Tutorial

    What could be more delightful than strawberries and cream fused together in a delectable chocolate bar? With strawberries and cream being a firm English favourite and all, I thought it was only fitting to mix the two together, and not only does it look pretty, but it tastes good too. How do I...
  7. Angie

    Mint Allure Slab - Homemade Chocolate Bar Tutorial

    There's nothing better than chocolate and even more so than dreaming up your own kind of bars. The good thing about these bars is not only are they easy to do; you can cater them to people's requirements, indulge in an endless supply of flavours and give someone a beautiful gift all at the same...
  8. Angie

    Cookie Nut Bliss Slab - Homemade Chocolate Bar Tutorial

    Cookies who doesn't love a cookie? Add that together with a bar of chocolate, and you're in Cookie Monster heaven! The fun thing about Homemade chocolate bars is that you get to decide every single flavour that goes into them. Then you can either give them to that someone special or indulge in...
  9. D

    Chocolate Madeira

    Hi all, First post here and looking for help. I usually bake a tried and tested madeira cake for birthday/celebration cakes but have a requirement to do a chocolate birthday cake but still need to decorate in fondant etc. Can I change my usual recipe to a chocolate madeira? Perhaps add cocoa...
  10. Angie

    What is the best kind of chocolate to use when baking?

    The best types of chocolate to use when baking. If you want the best results in both taste and texture, then you need to be buying the best quality white, milk or dark chocolate you can afford. If you require dark chocolate, then look to find one with at least a 60-70% cocoa solid percentage...
  11. Angie

    What's the difference between baking chocolate and regular chocolate?

    Knowing the difference between baking chocolate and regular chocolate. The difference is that baking chocolate is usually bitter in taste and does not have any additional sweeteners in it whereas regular/normal chocolate does.
  12. Angie

    Part-time Chocolate Taster at Mondelēz International

    Calling all you chocolate lovers out there! If your dream job is to become a taste tester, then have no fear because Mondelēz International is offering just that to one lucky individual right now. Not only will you get trained by the company but you could become a vital member of the team that...
  13. Angie

    Tips on using chocolate in silicone moulds.

    A few tips for chocolate moulds are, always rest the mould on a tray before you fill it! If you don't, the mould will bow under the weight of the chocolate and leak all over making a mess. By using the tray, you are creating a support system which allows you to move the moulds more freely and...
  14. Angie

    How to make Chocolate Dipped Apples with Sprinkles Tutorial

    Here is a step by step guide on how to make Chocolate Apples with Sprinkles. Ingredients: 250 grams - 300 grams Baking Chocolate 65 grams or 1 Tub Hundreds and Thousands Sprinkles. 6 Small Apples - Note: Please ensure you clean your apples first by rinsing them under the tap and then drying...
  15. Angie

    How to Make a Chocolate Cake Tutorial

    Here is a step by step tutorial showing you how to make a beautiful chocolate cake. Preheat your oven to one of the following: Fan assisted: 150°C Regular oven: 170 - 180°C Gas Mark: 1 - 2 Fahrenheit: 302 Ingredients: 200 grams or 7 oz of granulated sugar 200 grams or 7 oz unsalted butter or...
  16. Angie

    Chocolate Shortbread Thumb Biscuits

    Here is your recipe and guide on how to make Chocolate Shortbread thumb biscuits. Tip: Weigh out your 125 grams of unsalted butter and place on the kitchen side, 20-30 minutes before making this recipe in order for the butter to have completely softened and be at room temperature. Preheat...
  17. Angie

    Chocolate Lollipops Tutorial

    Here are some quick no-bake lollipop treats you can make with the kids. You will need: Around 100 - 200 grams or 3.5 - 7 oz of baking chocolate. (Depending on how many lollipops you are making). Character or shaped moulds. Lollipop Sticks Jug Spatula 1. Break up your baking chocolate into a...
  18. Angie

    How to make Chocolate Strawberries

    These would make a lovely Valentine's Day gift. To make chocolate strawberries, you will need the following:- Ingredients 1 Punnet of Strawberries (Washed under cold water and then dried using kitchen towel) 100 grams Milk Chocolate 50 grams White Chocolate 50 grams Plain chocolate 1...
  19. Angie

    Frozen Castle Cake preview

    This is a rough idea of what the Frozen cake should look like, obviously, it will all be cake but this is the overall design me and Han have agreed on. :D It will be two tier cake in blue and white, with snowflakes in the same colour, Lois has asked me for a few purple ones too so I will add...
  20. Angie

    Chocolate Tiffin Tutorial

    Here is a tutorial on how to make chocolate tiffin:- Ingredients: 100 grams / 3.5oz Unsalted Butter 100 grams / 3.5oz Golden Syrup 25 grams / 1oz of Cocoa 250 gram Pack of Digestive Biscuits (Graham Crackers) use around three-quarters of the packet. 1 Small Bag of Maltesers (Optional) 200...