HOT CHOCOLATE COOKIE CUPS {gluten, nut & soy free}

These hot chocolate cookie cups are easy to make and guaranteed to impress. The buttery, slightly crumbly gluten free cookie cups are complemented perfectly by the rich, decadent chocolate ganache and the sweet, fluffy marshmallow meringue. A gluten free dessert that will dazzle both with its taste and its looks!

A close-up view of the hot chocolate cookie cup on a decorative antique plate. A piece has been taken with a fork, exposing the crumbly cookie cup texture, the luscious dark chocolate ganache centre and the fluffy marshmallow-like swiss meringue frosting. Two more gluten free cookie cups are in the background.

Sometimes, it feels like I start half of my posts by telling you how much I love chocolate.

And… well… would you look at that – another chocolate dessert post! Who’s surprised?


Nah, me neither.

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 This Valentine’s day – share some (gluten free) chocolate-dipped heart cookies. Buttery, crumbly heart-shaped cookie sandwiches, filled with a pretty (and tasty) raspberry frosting and dipped into dark chocolate – what’s not to love? Easy to make and yet so ridiculously adorable – these heart cookies are the perfect Valentine’s dessert.

A Valentine's heart cookie is in the foreground – heart-shaped cookie sandwich, dipped into chocolate and decorated with pretty sprinkles. More gluten free heart cookies are in the background. A pretty pink plate is also in the background.

Sometimes, writing is hard. Writer’s block and all that jazz. And I know that a common piece of advice is to write about what you know – your life lately, that thing that happened to you recently… but let’s be real here: most of you come here for the recipes, and only few – if any – of you come for the ramblings. And do you honestly want to know about this or that experiment that did or didn’t work, that interesting bit of analysis or that frustrating reaction that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere?

Life of a Chemistry PhD student – both exciting and boring at the same time.

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GLUTEN FREE TIRAMISU CAKE {gluten, nut & soy free}

This gluten free tiramisu cake is a celebration of the best chocolate + coffee dessert out there: the one and only tiramisu. With fluffy gluten free genoise sponge generously soaked with coffee and a super pretty ombre mascarpone buttercream frosting, this gluten free layer cake is every coffee lover’s dream.

The gluten free tiramisu cake is placed on a white plate, which sits on top of two more decorative plates - a pink and a grey one. A slice has been cut and is the process of being removed with a pretty antique cake server. A pretty lace napkin is on the right side next to it, and a antique coffee cup and sauces are in the foreground.

So… I kinda love chocolate. Really really love chocolate.

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RAW VEGAN TIRAMISU BITES {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo option}

These raw vegan tiramisu bites consist of three layers of utter decadence: a crunchy chocolatey base, a mousse-like coffee middle and a topping of pure creamy vanilla goodness. While they are gluten and dairy free, they couldn’t be more delicious, more decadent and more beautiful. And there’s also a paleo option!

Two raw vegan tiramisu bites on top of each other, generously drizzled with melted chocolate. More vegan tiramisu bites are in the background.

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Guys, this one’s a winner. Yes, I know I say this for pretty much everything on this blog (and it’s true!) but these raw vegan tiramisu bites deserve at least a tiara, if not the crown… and the sceptre… and the throne, while we’re at it.

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