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10 ways with chocolate

Chocolate lovers!  If you’re looking for chocolate recipes to indulge your family, then you’re in the right place.  If you’re feeling guilty – don’t!  There are health benefits to eating chocolate!

Here are our top ten chocolate recipes – including the perfect chocolate cake, the perfect chocolate brownie or chocolate chip cookies!

The best chocolate brownie

If you want to add something extra to this mixture, stir half a cup of toasted nuts – such as peanuts, almonds or walnuts – into the mixture before baking or replace the chocolate chips with white chocolate


Sour cream chocolate swirl cake

Warm cake and chocolate sauce – what a great combination!


Kylie’s chocolate caramel slice

Imagine your favourite chocolate slice, take it up a notch and you have this recipe. It’s seriously good – you have been warned.


Guilt-free chocolate mousse

All the fun without the guilt, the chocolate mousse tastes light as air


Double chocolate cookies

These rich and delicious chocolate cookies can be varied by adding chopped nuts.


Banana chocolate chip drops

These delicious and easy to make drops combine the flavours of banana and chocolate. For an extra taste sensation, eat these warm, straight from the oven. 150g butter, softened ½ cup brown sugar2


Chocolate cornflake crunchies

This is a great recipe for kids to make in the school holidays. They are yummy and crunchy but nneed to be chilled before you eat them, so patience is needed! 4 cups cornflakes 200g chocolate, roughly


Chocolate mallow slice

You can flavour and colour your marshmallow, or ice with chocolate icing. Preparation: 20min. Cooking: 28min. Makes: 20


Chocolate clusters

These chocolate clusters are high in antioxidants. Preparation: 15min. Cooking: 5 min. Makes: 25


Chocolate tart

Chocolate tarts can be stored in the fridge for several days, making them the perfect dessert to prepare ahead of time for dinner parties.


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