29 May 2013

What is a new dessert recipe I can try that won’t cost too much money in random new ingredients and that Paul will like too...ie. something with chocolate...and not with fruit?

The answer is quite simple.
In fact, there are 2 answers.
And each answer has 2 answers.

#1. Make ice cream.
Beat 500-600ml bottle of cream until slightly thickened.
Beat in 400g can sweetened condensed milk until thickened.
Fold through 1 tsp vanilla essence and 1 packet crushed Oreos.
I realize this isn't the cheapest recipe...but it really is worth every cent

Serve with:

#1.2 Chocolately Choc Choc Crêpes

50g flour
10g cocoa
1½ Tbsp honey
1 egg
Pinch of salt
75ml milk
2 Crunchy Bars (or other chocolate bar of your choice), roughly chopped
25g plain chocolate, melted

Blend the flour, cocoa, honey, egg, salt and milk in a food processor until smooth and creamy.
Rest the batter in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
Melt some butter in a crêpe pan over medium heat.
Add a ladleful of the batter to the pan and swirl to cover the base thinly.
Cook for a minute of two until set on top, then flip to the other side and cook briefly.
Serve the crêpe with chopped Crunchy bar and a drizzling of the melted chocolate.
Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve immediately.


#2.2 Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding

60g butter
½ cup milk
¾ cup caster sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 cup self-raising flour
1 Tbsp cocoa
¾ cup brown sugar
1 Tbsp cocoa, extra
2 cups boiling water

Melt butter and milk together in the microwave.
Stir in the caster sugar and vanilla.
Sift in the flour and cocoa, and mix together.
Pour the mixture into a lightly greased oven-proof dish.
Push the brown sugar and extra cocoa through a sieve to sprinkle evenly over the chocolate mixture.
Gradually pour the boiling water, over the back of a wooden spoon, onto the chocolate mixture.
Bake at 180C for about 50 minutes. 
Eat hot/warm.
Me no have no photo of my own.
So me stole this here photo from ze google.
Question #10 was courtesy of Shannon Freestone

And this here is the final question that was posed in my direction.
So unless anyone else has anything else they would like to know...about life, me, or the correct pronunciation of Whakatane...it's been a pleasure.


  1. Great stuff...Paul's favourite dessert is self saucing pudding, I havent found one I like myself yet...so it will be good to try this one! And love the look of the crepes too, might need to steal mum's crepe maker first! And will try to icecream on a more prepared and decent budget month! :)

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