Archive for the ‘Chocolate Recipes’ Category

Chocolate, Blueberry & Hazelnut Scones

Makes 12 sconesPreparation time: 1.5 to 2 hoursBake time: 25-30 minutes Oven temperature: 350F Ingredients Ingredients (vegan, dairy-free version) 2¼ cups + 2 tbsp (332g) all-purpose flour1⅜ tsp (6.5g) baking powder3/4 + ⅛ tsp (4.5g) baking soda¾ tsp salt2 tsp cinnamon9 tbsp + 1 tsp (133g) frozen unsalted butter or shortening, cut up into small …

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Chocolate, Pecan & Cocoa Nib Cookies

Makes 40 cookiesBake time 10-12 minutesOven at 350F Ingredients 3 cups flour½ teaspoon baking soda1 ¼ cups butter, room temperature2 cups brown sugar½ cup granulated sugar1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon vanilla extract3 eggs3 cups finely chopped JACEK Dominican Republic 70% dark chocolate OR 64% Valrhona Dark Chocolate Callets (300g)1 cup pecans (toasted)** (130g)½ cup JACEK …

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Integrating Cocoa Nibs Into a Healthy Lifestyle

For those of you who have yet to experience the delicious, chocolatey goodness that is the cocoa nib, it’s never too late! Especially these days in which we are seeing the nib used in exciting sweet and savoury culinary dishes or at your favourite smoothie bar. Cocoa nibs are small pieces of crushed cocoa beans. …

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Hand Rolled Truffle Recipe

An easy-to-make bonbon recipe that’s fun to do with your kids!Makes about 50-70 bonbonsKitchen tools: Heatproof bowl, knife, spatula, immersion blender Ingredients 1.5 cups Valrhona Manjari (64%) callets1 cup whipping cream2 tablespoons light corn syrup2 tablespoons unsalted butter (room temperature)Also: Valrhona cocoa powder / sprinkles / (toasted) shredded coconut / cocoa nibs / chopped nuts …

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Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

Serves 2-4 For the Milkshake base you will need: 1 1/2 cup milk or milk alternative7 tablespoons (75g) of JACEK Sipping Chocolate2 pinches of salt or to taste Bring milk or milk alternative to a light boil and whisk in JACEK sipping chocolate Stir until well mixed Add salt Cool to room temperature, then completely …

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Chocolate & Bailey’s Sauce

Enjoy your waffles the Irish way. In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day our team of chocolatiers created an irresistible sauce featuring our milk couverture chocolate and Bailey’s Original Irish Cream. Perfect to serve over waffles, ice cream, and brownies. Ingredients:100g couverture Chocolate (35% milk)300g white sugar250ml whipping cream90ml Bailey’s50g butter Directions:Finely chop the milk couverture …

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Cardamom Chocolate Sauce

Ingredients: ¾ cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon cardamom pods ½ cup Sipping Chocolate Directions: Bring the cream to a boil in a heavy saucepan. Bruise the cardamom pods and add to the boiling cream. Remove from heat, place a lid on the saucepan and steep in the cream for 5 minutes. Bring the cream back …

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Iced-Mocha

Ingredients: 1 cup homogenized milk ¾ cup brewed coffee (warm) ½ cup ice 3 tablespoons Sipping Chocolate * Optional: sweeten with sugar Directions: Make a chocolate paste by adding 3 tablespoons of each milk and Sipping Chocolate into a cup, and microwave on high for 30 seconds. Stir. Add remaining milk and microwave for another …

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Mayan Hot Chocolate (spicy)

Ingredients: ¾ cup homogenized milk ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon honey ½ fresh red chilli pepper (scored and seeds removed) 3 tablespoons Sipping Chocolate Pinch of salt Directions: Make a paste by adding 3 tablespoons of milk, cinnamon, honey and Sipping Chocolate into a cup, and microwave on high for 30 seconds. Stir. Add remaining …

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Fabric Bar Mousse Recipe

Get the recipe of the chocolate mousse featured at our Open House.

FaBLOOM Cointreau Fizz Recipe

A huge thank you to everyone that came to the ‘Art, Wine, Chocolate & Flowers 2016’ tasting event last weekend! Many of you asked for the recipe for the welcome cocktail, so as promised, you can find the details below.  This drink is very easy to make, super refreshing and of course beautiful! FabBLOOM Cointreau …

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Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

On spring days like this, where dark clouds take over the skies, the brisk wind picks up, and the chance of rain seems to be unavoidable; a pick me up is always needed. Our cure? A fresh out of the oven chocolate peanut butter cookie. Is there truly anything better than a soft, warm, chewy, …

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Mothers Day Brunch Ideas

“ A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.” ~Tenneva Jordan To celebrate the women who raised us, encouraged us, and even gave up the last piece of pie for us; we came up with a few recipes that …

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Recipe: Roasted Strawberry, Brie & Dark Chocolate Grilled Cheese

Today, April 12th, just so happens to be National grilled cheese Day. So to celebrate, we’ve created a grilled cheese that contains some of our favourite things; roasted strawberries, triple creamed brie, and of course, a 64% dark chocolate. This sandwich is the perfect addition to any crisp spring day. Thanks to our amazing 104th …

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Recipe: Dulcey & Cheddar Scones

These scones are the perfect combination of salty and sweet. Thanks to our wonderful 104th Boutique Manager, Jamie Dixon, for developing this amazing recipe: DULCEY & CHEDDAR SCONES Ingredients: 3 cups All Purpose Flour ¼ tsp Salt 3 tbsp Sugar 2 tbsp Baking Powder 1 cup buttermilk 2 eggs ¾ cup cold unsalted butter 1 cup …

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Tempering Chocolate- Christmas in November Guests

Firstly, a huge thank you to those that attended the JACEK Chocolate session at Christmas in November 2014  at the Jasper Park Lodge. As promised please find below the instructions on how to temper chocolate to create your beautiful pieces for Christmas (remember, be innovative and think outside the box when it comes to flavour …

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Better Know Thy Cocoa Nib… Autumn recipes!

Better Know Thy Cocoa Nib by Kirk Bueckert, Chef & JACEK Chocolate Chocolatier As yet another autumn begins, many of us will be daydreaming of turkey dinners and pumpkin spice lattes. Though ‘tis the season of time honored staples, we Chocolatiers remember a less conventional member of the holiday pantry: the cocoa nib. An integral …

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Molten Lava Cake Recipe

Decadent Molten Lava Cake recipe… a yummy idea for a Mother’s Day dessert!

#1 Valrhona Jivara with Pistachio

#1 Valrhona Jivara with Pistachio By Joelle Prefontaine I couldn’t stop eating these cookies.  They are so soft and delicious… a real crowd pleaser. – 1 cup softened butter – 1/4 cup white sugar – 3/4 cup brown sugar – 1 tsp of vanilla – 1 package (4 servings) instant pistachio pudding – 2 eggs …

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#3 Valrhona Ivoire Chunk with Cranberries Cookie Recipe

White Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Cookies by Natasha Romanchuk Ingredients: 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cornstarch  1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup Valrhona Ivoire chocolate (chopped) – Available at the JACEK Boutique …

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#4 Valrhona Jivara Gingerbread Hugs

MILK CHOCOLATE GINGERBREAD HUGS These cookies are adorable and crazy tasty!  Enjoy it with a steaming cup of coffee for a slice of heaven. A… ¼ c + 2 tbsp unsalted butter, warm ¼ c +2 tbsp yellow sugar B… 1 ½ c plain flour 1 tsp ground ginger ½ tsp ground toasted cinnamon ¼ …

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#5 Pistachio & White Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Pistachio & White Chocolate Cookie Recipe By Joelle Prefontaine I couldn’t stop eating these cookies.  They are so soft and delicious… a real crowd pleaser. – 1 cup softened butter – 1/4 cup white sugar – 3/4 cup brown sugar – 1 tsp of vanilla – 1 package (4 servings) instant pistachio pudding – 2 …

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#6 PB, Dark Chocolate and Bacon Cookie Recipe

Peanut Butter, Dark Chocolate and Bacon Cookies By Julie Harvey The cookie that blends intensely dark chocolate with the goodness of peanut butter smoky notes from the bacon.  YUM! 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1 egg 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup natural peanut butter 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 …

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#7 White Chocolate with Chai Cookie Recipe

WHITE CHOCOLATE WITH CHAI Sweet aromatic cookies that are sure to please!  Perfect with a hot cup of tea.  A… ½ c unsalted butter, warm ½ c white sugar ½ c yellow sugar B… 1 room-temperature egg 1 tsp vanilla bean paste C… 1 ½ c plain flour ½ tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking …

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#8 Manjari Dark Chocolate Cookies with Sour Cherries Cookie Recipe

MANJARI (DARK CHOCOLATE) COOKIES WITH SOUR CHERRIES by Cora-Lea Black The Valrhona Manjari Chocolate is a 64% dark made exclusively from cocoa beans from Madagascar.  It has bright red fruit notes which gives the chocolate a lot of character and pairs like a dream with the sour cherries in this cookie. In fact,  we pair …

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JACEK Triple Chocolate Hot Shot – as seen on GoEdmonton (VIDEO)

As promised, please find below the recipe for the:  VIEW THE TV SEGMENT JACEK Triple Chocolate Hot Shot Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 12 x tablespoons (1 tin) JACEK Sipping Chocolate 12 x tablespoons whipping cream, whipped 4 x tablespoons 2% milk 4 x Chocolate Spoons (available at the JACEK Boutique) Marshmallows (about 20 minis) 1 …

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# 9 Cardamom & Valrhona Ivoire Chocolate Cookie Recipe

Cardamom White Chocolate Cookie Recipe, by Julie Harvey Amazing, aromatic flavour pairs exceptionally well with the very creamy Valrhona Ivoire chocolate (available at JACEK Chocolate Couture) Prep: 12-15 mins INGREDIENTS 100g golden Sugar 70g unrefined Dark Muscovado Sugar 125g unsalted butter, softened 1 medium egg 250g plain white flour 80g Valrhona Ivoire chocolate, chopped into …

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# 10 Peanut Butter, Valrhona Dulcey Chocolate & Jam Cookie Recipe

PB, DULCEY, AND J Careful… these are crazy good and very ‘more’ish!  A… ½ c unsalted butter, melted ½ c yellow sugar ½ c white sugar 1 c smooth peanut butter 1 room-temperature egg 1 tsp vanilla bean paste B… 1 + 1/3 c plain flour ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp baking powder a …

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# 11 Pomegranate White Chocolate Chunk Cookie Recipe

Pomegranate White Chocolate Chunk Cookies by Cora-Lea Black There is no better to way to get your fruit than in a cookie!  This mouthwatering cookie features the very creamy Valrhona Ivoire chocolate which is truly decadent in this recipe. 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 white sugar 1 large …

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# 12 Trailblazer Whiplash Cookie Recipe

Trailblazer Whiplash Cookies with Manjari Chocolate These cookies are a perfect ensemble of power snack and dessert. Dried cranberries, along with a variety of nuts and seeds, pair beautifully with the Manjari chocolate by Valrhona (64%). Ingredients 1 Cup almonds (toasted in oven for 5 minutes) 3/4 Cup sunflower seeds 1 Cup dried cranberries 1/4 …

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Great ways to use Cocoa Nibs!

For those of you that are not familiar with cocoa nibs, they are not to be confused with Licorice Nibs (we have received this comment a few times- true story)!  They are actually the inside of a cacao bean, which is 100% chocolate!  Once the cacao beans have been fermented and dried, they are roasted …

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