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Homemade Eggless Chocolate Custard

I have a particular fondness for all things chocolate, although I am an extremely picky eater and thus do not eat anything sweet unless it is chocolatey. Naturally I also love chocolate custard, but packaged mixes for it are rarely found here in Pakistan now (for some strange reason). Perhaps that is why one of… Continue reading Homemade Eggless Chocolate Custard


Chocolate Frosting

This recipe is much like chocolate icing, except that it's, well, frosting. It's easier to spread, stays in place, is thicker and also has a richer taste. I've always wanted a quick, easy recipe for frosting, and if you want it too, here it is. Ingredients 1/4 cup water1/4 cup sugar2 tbsp cocoa powder2 tbsp… Continue reading Chocolate Frosting


Chequerboard Biscuits

Chequerboard biscuits look quite fancy and might seem very difficult to make. However, thanks to the brilliant book Everyday Chocolate (unfortunately there is no author name given), I made them once and they're easier to make than they look. Ingredients: 3/4 cup / 170g butter, softened6 tbsp icing sugar1 tsp vanilla essence2 cups / 250… Continue reading Chequerboard Biscuits


2-in-1 Chocolate Chip Cookies

INGREDIENTS: 6 tablespoons butter, softened (not melted. It can be substituted for an equal amount of oil.)1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup normal sugar1 large egg1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 and 1/2 cup all-purpose white flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 cup chocolate chips INSTRUCTIONS: Beat butter, brown sugar and normal sugar in a large bowl until… Continue reading 2-in-1 Chocolate Chip Cookies