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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Gosh it’s the first of a new month. They seem to come round faster every time. This month is my birthday month and in a new tradition that I’m liking very much, it seems to be fine to celebrate the entire month through. So, I’m celebrating with We Should Cocoa by giving me and everyone else, one of the easiest challenges ever.
These malted superfood bars with mango and coconut chocolate are just what’s needed to give a boost when spirits or body are flagging. They are vegan, almost refined sugar free and are loaded with so many nutritious ingredients, it’s hard to stop bouncing around with energetic abandonment once one has been consumed.