Seems everyone is crazy for Nutella; that chocolaty, hazel-nutty spread that goes so well on a spoon at 2am. But Nutella is to sweet for my taste. I needed an alternative that’s loaded with real nuts & chocolate, but goes easy on the sugar.
What sounds better in a gift basket than the thought of a sweet chocolate fruit ice cream topping made fresh, from the kitchen of someone you love? Here are two more combinations - Chocolate with Orange and Chocolate with Figs. Amazing!
It may not be bricks of Cocoa or one of your favorite brand names but you can do chocolate another way and make is safe for canning. We can use powdered Cocoa. It is amazing the kinds of flavor you can get pairing this with fruit.
My own recipe for another “Lagidze” Georgian beverage, chocolate cream soda. My version is low in sugar and high in cacao powder — feel free to adjust the proportions to your liking!
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I was curious to find out if Homemade Irish Cream would taste as good as Bailey's. I found the flavor to be just as good and smooth, but it was much higher in alcohol content than your average bottle from the grocery store.