From deep, rich cakes and cookies, to brownies and other treats, the ingredient that brings some of your favorite chocolate desserts to life might not be what you expect. Instead of chocolate, these sweets often start with a hearty dose of cocoa powder. But do you know why?
My co-workers are to thank for the name. I called it as it was – vegan chocolate mousse, which turned out to be vegan chocolate banana mousse. When co-workers learnt about the ingredients, it was initially dubbed “choco-mole”, but the reverse is more accurate.
Dessert doesn’t get much simpler than this – add to food processor, blend until smooth. Chill for at least an hour before serving. I had most of the ingredients onhand, and had co-workers who couldn’t/wouldn’t partake in the Lego jello I made earlier in the week.
Here’s the recipe. I did double the recipe, let it chill overnight before serving at work. I was worried no one would like it, but it was gone once word got out.
Many simple foods are not only easy to make at home, they’ll likely be cheaper, healthier, and much tastier than the store-bought varieties. From cheese to peanut butter, here are a few DIY, delicious food projects.