Easy Chocolate Treats for Christmas

Confession No 15: Girls are made of sugar and spice

You know, I’m not so sure about that but we certainly do eat a lot of it. Perhaps it should be “Girls crave sugar and spice”.
I don’t really have a sweet tooth. I’m more of a savoury girl. Put a bowl of chips in front of me or a cheeseboard and I’ll dive in with both hands, refusing to come up for air until it’s all gone. But there is something to be said for the feeling I get from a chocolate brownie, slice of creamy cheesecake or entire bag of raspberry bullets that I don’t get from anything else. Why is that?

It could be because:
It’s naughty – a flash of rebellion, an anarchistic indulgence, a Johnny Rotten moment
It’s comforting – the only thing that’s going to make me feel better when I feel like crap
It never disappoints – a treasured friend who understands EVERYTHING
It’s hormonal – I neeeeed it otherwise the world just might destruct. NOW!

Whatever it is, it’s a good thing and needs to be done. Without guilt – never with guilt. Especially at Christmas. It’s a time to relax a little, to let go, to indulge. It’s a promise I make every year – chill out, enjoy yourself and do damage control later. Much later sometimes…..
This year I’m starting early with a little sugar and spice, oh and chocolate. Feast your eyes my friends on these gorgeous no-bake beauties. Feast, then make, then eat! Bugger the cake, let them eat chocolate!

Do you have a sweet tooth?
Are you naughty, comforted, in need of a friend or hormonal? (I just might be all four today…..)

White Christmas Fudge

Soft, fudgy white chocolate infused with rosewater and summer berries

Raspberry Liqueur Chocolates

Dark chocolate splashed with Raspberry Framboise – no little hands allowedRaspberry

Chocolate Strawberries

What Christmas would be complete without a chocolate strawberry?

Other Moodie Foodie Christmas Recipes:

Roast Lamb with Pomegranate Glaze


Pomegranate & Cherry Salsa


Parmesan & Chive Potato Gratin


Green Bean Salad with Garlic Vinaigrette


Cherry Crumble


Indulge without guilt
Eat without deprivation
Cook great food even when you are on your own
Embrace food moods
Eat what you want



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