Friday night. chilling at home. flourless ganache chocolate cake.

Got home at 7 and cracked open a bottle of Bourgueil (from the Loire Valley, my fave wine region). Had a pedicure at 6. As I recline on my chaise lounge drinking red wine and admiring my buffed and polished feet, I’m looking at recipes for flourless chocolate cake. I wish someone would make one for me.

flourless cake

ganache

Ganache frosting. I could eat this straight from the bowl.

Below is a recipe for cashew milk that I make weekends for my morning coffee. On Friday night I soak almonds and cashews all night then whizz them on Saturday morning. You can add a single date, if you want, to stave off any bitterness. Or honey, but not much. I add a smidgen of date syrup that I bought in London. Then I make myself a huge mug of strong coffee and add the heated nut milk and two small teaspoons of demerara sugar. You can also add some coconut milk if you want (warmed), or just regular cow’s milk.

(banish white sugar from your kitchen; use raw or unrefined sugars like muscovado, demerara, and turbinado.)

Simple Homemade Creamy Cashew Milk

Cake recipe:

Killer Chocolate Cake

https://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/flourless-chocolate-cake-recipe

Have a yummy weekend.