Vegetarian food blog featuring nourishing home cooked recipes, creative baking and luscious chocolate.

Not Another Bloody Orange Chocolate Cake Recipe

Blood Orange Chocolate Cake

Blood oranges have such a short season, I feel it’s imperative to make the most of them. They have a wonderful flavour and are not overly sugary like some oranges can be. They also have a gorgeous blood red colour. The colour is lost in this bloody orange chocolate cake, but the flavour is there.

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9 Cool Chocolate Recipes and February’s We Should Cocoa

9 Cool Chocolate Recipes

We Should Cocoa | 1st February 2017 | By

It’s January and most of us are trying to make amends for December’s excesses. Luckily a few brave souls picked up the chocolate baton and created these 9 cool chocolate recipes to share with We Should Cocoa. Some of them are even quite healthy.

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14 Celebratory Chocolate Recipes and January’s We Should Cocoa

14 Celebratory Chocolate Recipes

We Should Cocoa | 1st January 2017 | By

It’s a new year and a new start. Always an exciting time with resolutions, ideas and enthusiasm abounding. New diet plans may be in the offing, but we are still in festive season, so I have no qualms in offering up these 14 celebratory chocolate recipes from chocolate loving food bloggers.

If you scroll down to the bottom of the post you’ll also find the January link up for this month’s We Should Cocoa. Please do join in. I wish you all a very Happy New Year.

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17 Cheerful Chocolate Recipes and December’s We Should Cocoa

17 Cheerful Chocolate Recipes

We Should Cocoa | 3rd December 2016 | By

This month’s We Should Cocoa linky along with these 17 cheerful chocolate recipes is a little later than usual. It had to make way for the first ever Tin and Thyme Christmas recipe advent calendar. Cranking up the pressure for Christmas, why not flaunt your festive favourites here (chocolate of course)? I do hope you find the time to join in and link up your recipes. And do take a peek at the ones below.

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13 Cheeky Chocolate Recipes and November’s We Should Cocoa

13 Cheeky Chocolate Recipes

We Should Cocoa | 1st November 2016 | By

The first of the month just keeps coming and We Should Cocoa turns forever faster! October has been a busy month what with National Chocolate Week, Halloween and the last few episodes of The Great British Bake Off – oh no! There are a lot of us bakers who are very sad to see it go. But read on to see what these 13 cheeky chocolate recipes have been inspired by.

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Triple Chocolate Buns for National Chocolate Week

Triple Chocolate Buns

Small Cakes, We Should Cocoa | 16th October 2016 | By

Way back in 2011, I made these double chocolate buns and they proved to be quite popular amongst my readers. I’ve been promising myself to make them again ever since and I’ve finally got around to it. This time around, however, I upped the ante and turned them into triple chocolate buns. It seems only fitting as it’s the last day of National Chocolate Week.

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13 Charming Chocolate Recipes and October’s We Should Cocoa

13 Charming Chocolate Recipes

We Should Cocoa | 1st October 2016 | By

We Should Cocoa kicks off year seven with these 13 charming chocolate recipes. A new year means a new style and in case you missed it, we are no longer doing themed challenges. Anything that incorporates chocolate in one of its many forms can be included – as long as it’s vegetarian friendly of course.

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Chocolate Viennese Whirls with Vanilla Buttercream & Blackcurrant Jam

Chocolate Viennese Whirls

Biscuits, We Should Cocoa | 4th September 2016 | By

Just in case you hadn’t noticed, Great British Bake Off is back. The whole country is watching, it seems. Last week, the bakers were given Viennese whirls as their technical challenge. Piping is the name of the game for these bakes and I hate piping. It was time for me to move outside of my comfort zone, however. Of course I had to do something a bit different, so I give you my Chocolate Viennese Whirls.

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9 Darkly Divine Chocolate Recipes for August’s We Should Cocoa

Divine Chocolate Recipes

We Should Cocoa | 1st September 2016 | By

Well it’s hard to believe I know, but today is the sixth anniversary of We Should Cocoa. Yes, Chele of Chocolate Teapot and I started it six years ago and I’ve been managing it solely for the last few years. So with a new year just about to commence, it’s time for a change. I also have 9 darkly divine chocolate recipes for you to celebrate the occasion.

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17 Gorgeous Chocolate Recipes You Need to Make – We Should Cocoa

17 Glorious Chocolate Recipes

We Should Cocoa | 31st July 2016 | By

Just because it’s summer here in the northern hemisphere, it doesn’t mean we don’t want chocolate. It was Anything Goes for this month’s We Should Cocoa and we have 17 gorgeous chocolate recipes for you as a result. Have a scroll through and if you don’t find something you immediately want to make, I’ll eat my hat (a chocolate one, of course). 

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