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Chocolate Recipe Contest


It is estimated the average American eats around 12 lbs of chocolate a year! The month of December was all about Chocolate! Melt it, bake it, eat it, love it! Check out the top 3 recipes!



Green & Blacks Ultimate Chocolate Hamper



1st Prize - Chocolate Cake Roll


The international team chose this chocolate cake roll as the winning recipe! 






Chocolate Fountain




2nd Prize - Dark Chocolate Caramel Macchioto Tarts



Winning the box of See's Chocolates!








Adventures with Chocolate Book




3rd Prize - Mini Chocolate Cherry Flourless Cakes with Toasted Marshmallow  


Winner of the beautiful cookbook, Chocolate: A Love Story by Max Brennon






We would like to say thanks to everyone who took part, and if you're feeling disheartened for not winning this time around, join in with this month's competition

- where we have more exciting prizes to win!



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Chocolate Beetroot Cake

 Looking for something indulgent? These velvety chocolate beetroot cakes will hit the spot. 


  •  1.3 cups beetroot
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 4/5 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F. 
  2. Put the beetroot, eggs, oil and lemon juice in a food processor, and blend until smooth.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the flour and sugar.
  4. Add the blended beetroot mixture, and mix until smooth. 
  5. Add the baking powder and mix until fully incorporated. 
  6. Pour the batter into silicone cake moulds. 
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, or until you a pick comes out clean. 
  8. Top with melted dark chocolate, and enjoy!

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