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The kids are back to school… and it is still hot out there… Got 15 minutes? Treat your kids with these homemade frozen fudge pops. Yes! It is just like the store-bought but BETTER! Watch and learn how to make this “easy-to-make hard-to-forget fudge pops”! Use a standard pop mold, or go with another fun mold. No pop molds? No problem… use small paper cups, when ready to serve simply tear to unmold.

Fudge Pops
Preparation: 15 minutes
Yield: 10 fudge bars

You’ll need: Ice Pop Mold

2 teaspoons cornstarch
1-1/2 cups whole milk, divided
1-1/3 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon fine salt
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

*** For directions please watch the video.

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Posted on Sep 9, 2014


Here’s another classical Italian dessert recipe, Zuccotto! Zuccotto is a semi frozen domed shaped dessert made with cake soaked in liqueur and filled with ice cream. There are many ways to make Zuccotto, some are made with whipped cream or ricotta and others are made with lady fingers… we like how Ben, of Sorted, combined chocolate sponge, chocolate and almond mousse, and a mint chocolate chip cream to make this delicious show-stopper dessert that will WOW your guests… Now, watch and learn how to make Chocolate Mint Zuccotto, the perfect way to end a meal the Italian way!

Chocolate Mint Zuccotto

You’ll need: One Swiss-roll tin (30 cm x 22 cm)

For the chocolate sponge cake
3 eggs
120 g caster sugar
90 g self-raising flour
30 g cocoa powder
Mug of cold cocoa

For the chocolate cream
300 g dark 70% chocolate
500 ml double cream
100 g toasted almonds, chopped

For the mint cream
250 ml double cream
30 ml icing sugar
Drop of pandan extract
Drop of mint essence
100 g bar of dark chocolate

For the topping
50 g dark chocolate
25 ml double cream
Bar of white chocolate to decorate
Sprig of mint to garnish
Strawberries to decorate

For directions please watch the video.

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Posted on Aug 26, 2014


Is it still too hot out there??? I got a super easy dessert to cool you off… Watch and learn how to make Chocolate Peanut Butter Semifreddo, swirled with salty peanut butter and chocolate. Semifreddo is a classical Italian frozen dessert, that literally means “half-cold” in Italian. In a few simple steps this semifreddo is ready to be sliced, or scooped in a couple of hours! You can make this semifreddo three days ahead and omit the chocolate mixture and use 1 cup prepared caramel sauce or dulce de leche.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Semifreddo
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 10 servings

You’ll need: a 5-by-10-inch loaf pan lined with parchment paper

2 cups whole milk
1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 cups creamy peanut butter (not natural)
4 ounces (3/4 cup) semisweet chocolate chips
2 cups heavy cream
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

*** For directions please watch the video.

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Posted on Aug 21, 2014


Granita is the easier frozen dessert to make. It is typically made by freezing the mixture and scraping it often as ice crystals form. Watch and learn how to make this refreshing dessert perfect on a hot day. Amaze your guests with three flavors: Strawberry and basil, lemon and mint, and coffee…it will look like you slaved all day in the kitchen… if only they knew how simple is to make it!

300 ml strong coffee
60 g caster sugar

Lemon and mint
200 ml lemon juice
100 ml water
60 g caster sugar
A few sprigs of mint

Strawberry and basil
1 punnet of strawberries, blitzed to a puree
A few sprigs of basil
Juice of a lemon
80 g caster sugar

*** For directions watch the video.

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Posted on Aug 12, 2014


HAPPY ICE CREAM DAY!!! Since 1984, we have been celebrating National Ice Cream Day, when President Ronald Reagan declared that every third Sunday in July would be National Ice Cream Day. It also turns out that July is National Ice Cream Month.

Let’s scream for ice cream, by making this super easy, no ice cream machine needed, Homemade Sundae Cones recipe in under 30 minutes! Watch and learn how to make these creamy, no-churn vanilla ice cream cones dipped in rich dark chocolate and topped with crunchy roasted peanuts for a super delicious summer treat.

For an even quicker way, use your favorite store-bought ice cream and also feel free to mix up the flavors. Pour a little melted chocolate in the bottom of each cone to keep melted ice cream from leaking out.

Homemade Sundae Cones

Preparation: 25 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
Makes 8 cones

1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon fine salt
2 cups cold heavy cream
8 sugar cones
8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped, divided
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 cup chopped peanuts

*** For directions watch the video.

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Posted on Jul 20, 2014

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