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The challenge for Alphabakes this month has been a tough one – without using the usual V for Vanilla! I was stumped for a while, but saw a bottle of Fizzy Vimto when I was in town last week picking up a few bits and pieces. I thought, “Fantastic – I know just the recipe I can use that in!”.
So here it is – not an original recipe of mine, but a variant of a James Martin recipe from the BBC Website for Chocolate Cola Cake from the Housecall TV Programme. I simply replaced the Cola in the recipe for Fizzy Vimto – and you can definitely taste the Vimto! It isn’t too powerful a flavour and complements the chocolate perfectly – much better than the original cola version in my opinion.
I love a good cheesecake, and this one comes very close to the best one I have ever eaten, at the Peninsula Hotel in New York City. It is creamy and smooth, the ricotta gives it a bit of lightness, … Continue reading
This is one of my sons favourite puddings, and a perfect warming pudding for when the days are getting colder.