Posted in February 2012

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Pops

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Pops

A cake popping kind of day in the Halo Baking Emporium and Chocolaterie today. Gluten free chocolate cake smooshed (I know that’s not technically a word but it SHOULD be) together with cocoa buttercream frosting, lollipop-sticked, and finally dipped in melted Belgian white chocolate and drizzled with a contrasting chocolate. (And a few Sunshine Gluten … Continue reading

Gluten Free Love Cake

Gluten Free Love Cake

“Love is in the air, Everywhere I look around…Love is in the air, Every sight and every sound. And I don’t know if I’m being foolish, Don’t know if I’m being wise, But it’s something I must believe in, And it’s there when I look in your eyes…(big build up)…LOVE IS IN THE AIR!!” Phew, … Continue reading

Sunshine Cake Pops (gluten free)

Sunshine Cake Pops (gluten free)

The more eagle-eyed and astute of you may have noticed that this is the Halo BAKING Emporium and Chocolaterie, yet to date all posts have related to delicious chocolate. Please refrain from throwing popcorn at the screen, as the Emporium today lives up to the first part of its title. Those of you who were … Continue reading

Marmite Roundels

Marmite Roundels

Yes it’s true. No, not the Elvis alien abduction story, I couldn’t possibly comment on that, official secrets act you know. The eternal truth I am referring to is that old truism about Marmite – you either love it or hate it. If you love Marmite you may just have to physically wrestle yourself to … Continue reading

Chilli Slammers Part Two and Tequila Lime Roundels

Chilli Slammers Part Two and Tequila Lime Roundels

A beautiful bright Tequila Sunrise this Sunday morning in the Emporium. The chillies were rescued from their tequila bath (Cleopatra is rumoured to have bathed in asses milk to maintain her smooth complexion, the tequila bath didn’t have quite the same effect for these chillies, but it does remove the searing heat whilst keeping the … Continue reading

Chilli Lime Temples and Chilli Slammers Part One

Chilli Lime Temples and Chilli Slammers Part One

I’ve made heroic inroads into the Tequila this morning – don’t fret, this isn’t a cry for help, I’ve been using it to marinate the chillies that tomorrow will be stuffed with a tequila lime ganache and dipped in white chocolate and sea salt. Like a Tequila slammer, only with added chilli and chocolate and … Continue reading

Passion Fruit Kisses

Passion Fruit Kisses

As Josie Geller in the entirely forgettable 1999 file “Never Been Kissed” opinioned; “That thing, that moment, when you kiss someone and everything around becomes hazy and the only thing in focus is you and this person and you realize that that person is the only person that you’re supposed to kiss for the rest … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Hearts a trembling

Peanut Butter Hearts a trembling

Just popped a, hmm, what is the collective noun for a group of hearts? A beat? A thud? A more romantic trembling? In honour of the just-passed Valentine’s Day I’ll refer to a trembling of hearts that I’ve just popped out of their moulds, ready to melt and reveal their creamy crunchy peanut butter centres. … Continue reading