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5 Romantic Desserts To Make With a Melting Pot

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There’s no doubt about it chocolate and romance go hand in hand. Not only does chocolate taste amazing, it also boosts the serotonin in our brains, enhancing sensations of love and romance. And with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, what better main ingredient to use for dessert.  
Romantic recipes
Our electric melting pot from leading baking brand PME will enable you to easily create a wealth of desserts by melting chocolate without the hassle of boiling water and bulky pans. Simply switch on and place your chocolate in the pan provided, it will automatically heat up and rapidly melt the chocolate. The machine comes complete with three pans allowing you to work with a variety of chocolates at once.

A simple fondue is incredibly quick to make and will always be a firm favourite. Melt 200g of your chosen chocolate in the melting pot, add 100ml of double cream and mix thoroughly. Serve with freshly chopped fruit and marshmallows for a delicious indulgent treat.

Alternatively chocolate strawberries are just as simple to make. Wash and dry the fruit and dunk into your readily melted chocolate. Sprinkle with nuts and allow to set or place in the fridge until set and drizzle with an alternative flavoured chocolate for impressive presentation.

Valentines day recipes Drizzle
To make shortbread hearts cream together 110g butter and 55g castor sugar and add 225g plain flour. Mix all ingredients until combined into dough, roll out and cut to shape with heart cookie cutters. Bake for 10 minutes and allow to cool. Melt chocolate of your choice and drizzle over your shortbread.

Chocolate filled raspberries make a tasty treat on their own or as decoration to top a cake or mousse.  Melt 150g of chocolate in your melting pot. Pour into a closed piping bag and snip the end. After washing and drying your raspberries insert the piping bag and fill. Place in the fridge to set.

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For a slightly more filling option, chocolate crepes are incredibly simple and can be made in a just a few minutes. Add one egg and 350ml milk to 125g plain flour, whisk until fully combined. Pour into a preheated crepe pan and allow to cook, flip and fill with your melted chocolate. When serving drizzle with more chocolate and scatter some chopped strawberries. 

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By Eva Parks


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