All posts tagged: #chocolate

Easter Blondies packed with Mini Egg

  Ingredients: 2 C flour 1/2 tsp b. soda 1/2 tap salt 3/4 C butter, melted 1 C brown sugar 1/2 C white sugar 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 egg + 1 egg yolk 2 C mini eggs (Cadbury 100%) Directions: Preheat oven to 350F Grease 8×8 glass baking dish. And line base with a piece of parchment paper.  Mix flower, baking soda and salt in a bowl.  Using an electric mixer, cream melted butter and  sugars. Add in vanilla and eggs whip until light and fluffy.  Slowly add the flour mixture to the egg mixture until mixed. Fold in mini eggs.  Spread batter into greased dish and bake at 325F for 40 min. Don’t over bake! Let cool completely before slicing.        Advertisements

Pumpkin Seed Chocolate Clusters

So I’m 23 and I’ve never roasted pumpkin seeds before. Better late than never right? Instead of roasting any old seeds from a pumpkin at your grocery store, we went all out and picked our own pumpkin. We spent the day at a family farm and spent an hour wandering the pumpkin patches searching for the best looking pumpkins.  We spent three hours carving the monsters, but at the end were left with a massive bowl of slimey pumpkin seeds. Once washed and roasted with a tad of salt these quickly became my favourite afternoon snack. Such a satisfying crunch and saltiness. Having so many seeds I sought to find a way to use them… That naturally included dark chocolate. My weakness! If you like Turtles than these will be your jam. Dark chocolate goodness, flaked sea salt, and chewy caramel, mmmm what could be better? Let us know how you like these !   Ingredients: 2 C pumpkin seeds, rinsed and patted dry 1 tbsp EVOO sea salt, for sprinkling 2x 100g bars of Lindt …