Christmas Rocky Road: It’s not that I felt my usual Rocky Road Crunch Bars needed any improvement (though fiddling with recipes is one of life’s pleasures) but I thought they would benefit from some seasonal adjustment. So, out go the Rich Tea biscuits and in come amaretti and – in the seasonal spirit – I’ve crammed in some Brazil nuts and glacé cherries (as red as Rudolph’s nose), along with snowy mini marshmallows.
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Peeping Santa bubble bar. Look lively! Santa's always watching with his dairy free chocolate drop eyes, waiting for his batch of hand-churned shea butter from the Ojoba women's cooperative in Ghana to be ready. When the festive season comes round, it's blended with Fair Trade Organic Cocoa butter to make the filling between Santa's sandwich of strawberry-sweet bergamot and geranium oils. Crumble under the running water for sack loads of fruity bubbles.