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Want To Learn How to Make Gordon Ramsay's Favourite Dessert?-Hot Chocolate Fondant

Want To Learn How to Make Gordon Ramsay's Favourite Dessert?-Hot Chocolate Fondant
Posted by Grace Massa Langlois on Friday, 16th July 2010 Gordon Ramsay and his thoughts on Hot Chocolate Fondant – “Whenever I’m asked for my favourite recipe, this is the one. It has a divine melting texture and the liquid centre is sublime.” This recipe happens to be one of my favourites as well. I’ve tried countless recipes for these molten lava cakes but non have compared to this one. When I’ve made these cakes in the past the most difficult part of the recipe was slipping the cakes out of the ramekins without them falling part. You can prepare the dessert ahead of time, chill it in the fridge, and then pop in the oven for 12 minutes just before serving and enjoy (that’s the best part)! Are you planning a romantic dinner for 2? (from Gordon Ramsay Make It Easy) Serves 4 Comments (62) Leave a Reply

Devil's Cake Balls If you haven’t heard of cake balls yet, I recommend that you check out Bakerella’s website to see what the fuss is all about. Cake balls are a great little invention; cooked cake batter crumbled and mixed with cream cheese frosting, rolled into balls, then dunked into melted chocolate. Don’t just make these for the health benefits though, they taste pretty darn good too. The recipe says to use any boxed cake mix for the type of flavor you want. Devil’s Cake Balls (makes 45-50) – adapted from Ingredients: 1 Box Devil’s Cake Mix1 16 oz. can cream cheese frosting*1 16 oz. bag of chocolate chipswax paper * To make homemade frosting: combine 8 oz. cream cheese (softened), 1 stick butter (softened), and 2 cups powdered sugar. Directions: 1. After cake is cooked and cooled completely, crumble into large bowl. Powdered sugar, stick of butter, and package of cream cheese. 3 ingredients for a healthy dessert. Mix thoroughly with 1 can cream cheese frosting. Chill for several hours.

Easy, Delicious (and yes, Elegant!) Pots de Creme | The Pioneer Woman Cooks... Okay, first of all, here’s how you do NOT pronounce Pots de Creme: “Pawts deh Creem.” Here’s how you DO pronounce Pots de Creme: “Po de Krehm”, or, if you want to get really technical, “Po de k(insert phlegmy, back-of-the-throat crackly French sound)ehm”. Okay, now that we have that life-altering issue under control, let’s talk about this delightful dessert! Folks, I can’t begin to express to you how monumentally easy this Pot de Creme is to prepare, and how truly delicious it is. Short of sticking a spoon in a pint of Haagen Dazs and throwing it at my dinner guests, this is definitely the easiest dessert in my arsenal. Hypothetically speaking, of course. Let’s make Pots de Creme! The Cast of Characters: Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips, Eggs, Vanilla (OR Cognac, Grand Marner, etc.), and Strong Hot Coffee. See this? Not really on the rage part. Begin by throwing in 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips. Crack in four eggs… Right on top of the chocolate chips. Add 2 teaspoons of vanilla. OR! I know!

Perfect Steaks, Cooking Perfect Steak, How to Cook Perfect Steaks, Steak Recipes, Recipes for Steak, Types of Steaks, Beef Recipes, Best Steak Baking Corner | Regional Foods | Cooking Articles | Hints & Tips | Culinary Dictionary | Newspaper Columns Using dry heat is the best way to cook steaks and other tender cuts of meat. Dry heat cooking causes the exterior of the meat to brown and caramelize which gives the steaks a richly browned complex flavor. Purchasing Steaks: When buying steaks, buy the best grade of meat you can afford. Look for steak with fine texture and firm to the touch. Also look for steaks that have marbling, as it is the thin threads of fat running through the meat that make it Prime and gives the wonderful flavor. Marbling is the fine specks of fat within the meat. Size or thickness matters when purchasing steaks. Salting Steaks: Do not salt your steaks just before cooking. Salt brings moisture (water) to the surface of the steak, and the water sits on the surface as you cook the steak. On Food and Cooking, by Harold McGee (Food Scientist):Meat cells brown at around 310 degrees F. Using A Meat Thermometer:

Reader Chocolate. Cherries. Whipped Cream. I find myself pondering the things in life that I simply could not do without. Everyday ordinary things that somehow have become integral to my very existence. Like my iPhone. If I couldn't check my Twitter every hour you might find me shaking in a corner somewhere in a cold sweat. Or if I just couldn't play Tap Tap Revenge I'd probably start obsessively drumming three fingers on every and any surface I could get my rhythm deprived hands on. My camera. My laptop. My hair straightener. Burt's Bees pomegranate rosemary lip balm. My fella, of course! Chocolate. Cherries. Whipped cream. Lucky for me this cake has all three of those last things. Swiss Black Forest Cake Source: Adapted from Rose Levy Beranbaum's The Cake Bible. 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup boiling water 4 eggs 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cake flour (or substitute) 2 1/2 tsp powdered gelatin 1/3 cup water 3 cup whipping cream 3 tbsp granulated sugar 1 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 454g can pitted bing cherries 3 tbsp spiced rum

Homemade versions of Girl Scout cookies I admit it: We’re Thin Mint addicts in our house. I try to limit the number of boxes I buy each season because they aren’t particularly healthy or earth-friendly. But, I have many friends with daughters in the Girl Scouts, and the Thin Mints are just so yummy. My 7-year-old didn’t even realize there was any other flavor of Girl Scout cookies than Thin Mints. One reason that Girl Scout cookies hold such a spell over many people is that they are only available for a limited time. Whether you’re looking to create a healthier version of the cookies that you like so much or you want a way to get your fix during the off-season, try your hand at these recipes for Girl Scout-like cookies. Tagalongs – Baking Bites has a recipe for these peanut butter patty Girl Scout cookies.

The Ultimate Steak Manual - Food The steak is the connoisseur’s meat dish; a subject of debate, delight and potential disappointment. To encourage the first two and avoid the last, we’ve consulted three prime-cut experts and one wine expert to produce a definitive instruction manual so that you, the antlerless man, can prevail in the battle of the beef. Rib-eye The rib-eye is the rising star of the steak world. “Our customers’ favourite cut,” says Richard Turner, head chef at London’s famous Hawksmoor steak restaurant. Fat is key to the rib-eye’s appeal. The wine: Wine trader and expert Jaspar Corbett ( suggests “something fruity with all that fat, such as Australian cabernet sauvignon from the Margaret River area”. Prime rib The language of cuts is a little vague, with variations in names being found from one butcher to the next (thankfully not the case with surgeons). “With prime rib, you’ll get a bigger cut than rib-eye,” says Turner, “often weighing 800-1,000g. Sirloin Fillet & Chateaubriand Rump

SPIEGEL ONLINE - Nachrichten Semisweet Chocolate Layer Cake with Vanilla Cream Filling Recipe at Epicurious photo by Tina Rupp yield Makes 10 to 12 servings Cake 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped Cream filling 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin Ganache 1 cup heavy whipping cream 2/3 cup light corn syrup 18 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped Preparation For cake: Preheat oven to 325°F. Whisk all purpose flour and next 4 ingredients in medium bowl. Bake cakes until tester inserted into center comes out clean, about 23 minutes. For cream filling: Place 2 tablespoons cold water in small bowl. Bring 1/2 cup cream to boil in heavy small saucepan. Place remaining 1 cup chilled cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract in medium bowl. Place 1 cake on 8-inch cardboard round or tart pan bottom. For ganache: Bring cream and corn syrup to simmer in heavy small saucepan. Place cake on rack set in large rimmed baking sheet. Cut out paper heart shapes of differing sizes and arrange atop cake.

Nutella Mug Cake | The Family Kitchen Bring Your Child's Favorite Characters to Life with These Disney-Themed Lunches Healthy Mickey-Shaped PB&J Muffins: A Breakfast the Whole Family with Love A Yummy Instant Pot Chicken and Rice Recipe Even the Pickiest Eaters Will Love This 3-Ingredient Coffee Fudge Is the Best Morning Pick-Me-Up