Note that we need one, but now everyone has the perfect excuse to buy and eat chocolate. It’s National Chocolate Week! It’s even listed on a website of National Awareness Days. Which means it’s important.
You can visit the Chocolate Week website here for any events happening in your area- there are some good ones!
If you’re feeling in an adventurous mood, why not check out some chocolaty recipes? I’ve picked out some of my favourites to inspire you:
- Chilli Hot Chocolate
A really simple thing to do and totally delicious! Just heat chilli with the milk, so it infuses and you get a nice kick. Here’s a good simple recipe from Waitrose that can easily be adapted to taste.
- Chocolate Fridge Cake
I remember making this a lot at Uni! Melt chocolate, mix with stuff, bung it in the fridge. Job done. Try this one out for size; again, it’s very easy to adapt.
- Classic Chocolate Cake
An essential in any baker’s repertoire- and what better place to start than with this Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake recipe from Nigella.
- Chocolate marshmallow slab
- Chocolate Truffles
The first time I made truffles, I used this recipe from Waitrose- I’ve been hooked on chocolate making ever since!