All posts tagged: easter

RECIPE: Creme Egg cake by Georgia’s Cakes

I tried, believe me, I tried. There was just no way it was going to work out. To be fair, if I wanted to show off any delicate presentation skills I posses, I definitely chose the wrong cake to make. Enter, the best Easter recipe you’ll ever find – the most incredibly delectable, decadent, gooey and sweet concoction that is the Cadbury Creme Egg cheese cake. If you don’t have a set of sweet teeth on you, I suggest you look away now… I have to be honest, as a kid I stayed as far away from Creme Egg as I could. Do you ever look back at your child self and wish you could have nicely knocked some sense into them? I do. Not only because I never used to eat, well, much at all, but mainly because I wasted years avoiding these egg shaped chocolate goods like the plague. Fast forward (a lot of) years and now I can’t get enough of them. Every year I wait with anticipation until I see them …

Decadent Chocolate and Ginger Mousse

Easter is upon us and all I can think about is chocolate. But, rather than settling for a shop bought Easter Egg this year, I’ll be making a delicious, rich and decadent chocolate mousse. Why not try it yourself – enjoy as a dessert or a very naughty sweet treat. Ingredients 250g dark chocolate (I used 70% Lindt) 50g unsalted butter, softened 9 eggs whites 6 egg yolks, beaten 50g golden caster sugar 1 tsp ground ginger Extra chocolate shavings to sprinkle on top Method 1. Melt chocolate in bain marie. When melted, stir in the softened butter until smooth 2. Whisk egg whites until frothy but not stiff. Add half the sugar and whisk until stiff. Add the rest of the sugar and whisk until the egg whites stiffen further. Fold in the beaten yolks using a metal spoon. 3. Whisk half of the egg whites into the chocolate until thoroughly mixed, then fold in the second half until evenly combined 4. Pour into glasses and leave to set 5. Sprinkle chocolate shavings onto …