The Moo Free Chocolate Blog
Just how do you cope when you work in a factory surrounded by chocolate that you have to eat as part of your job? Read all about dairy free chocolate overdoses and the struggle to create the perfect dairy free chocolates.
Rachel has submitted this delicious recipe for Milk-Free Chocolate Flapjacks and won herself some Moo Free Chocolates as a 'thank you'!
RACHEL'S MILK-FREE CHOCOLATE FLAPJACKS
150g self raising flour/gluten free flour
170g oats /gluten free oats
170g dairy free margarine
2 tablespoons of golden syrup
110g of sugar
Half a packet of Moo Free Organic Baking Drops
1) Line a 25cm x 15cm, 2cm deep baking tray with non stick baking paper
2) Melt the margarine, syrup and sugar together
3) Mix together these ingredients
4) Take the mix off the heat
5) Add the oats and then the flour
6) Mix together these ingredients
7) Add the best part - the chocolate drops!
8) Fill the tray, pressing the mixture flat (a silicon spatula works well!)
9) Bake for 10-15 mins at 180 degrees celcius
10) Cut into squares as soon as possible once they are out of the oven
Interested in winning some Moo Free for yourself? All you have to do is submit a recipe by sending an email to Hammy.Hamster@moofreechocolates.com and - if it's included in the Moo Free Blog - you'll win some chocolate!
- Click here for more details about Made with Moo Free
So, the Moo Free Bake Off is over and although the vote was close, we now have our winners....
• 1st Place (GOLD) - Aaron Calder Vegan: Salted Chocolate Caramel Cheesecake
• 2nd Place (SILVER) - The Little Blog of Vegan: Vegan Snickers Cheesecake Squares
• 3rd Place (BRONZE) - SpamellaB: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies
A massive congratulations to all three of our winners, and a huge 'thank you' to everyone who entered a recipe and everyone that voted.
The three voters who each won two bags of Moo Free Organic Baking Drops have also been contacted via email so that we can send out their prizes.
Thank you once again and we'll hopefully see you all again next year for the Moo Free Bake Off 2018!
As everyone is most likely aware the Great British Bake Off is back on our screens. We’ve been loving every moment so far, however, one thing we’ve noticed is the lack of vegan and/or free from bakes, so to combat that Moo Free Chocolates is proud to announce the 2017 Moo Free Bake Off.
Moo Free Chocolates has gathered several vegan and free from bloggers to compete in the challenge. Each one has been given 2 bags of Moo Free Baking Drops to create whatever vegan /free from recipe they can.
The entries are:
• Vegan Snickers by The Little Blog of Vegan
• Salted Chocolate Caramel Cheesecake by Aaron Calder Vegan
• Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Brownies by SpamellaB
• Freddie's Best Banana and Oat Bites by Crafty Kids at Home
• Vegan & Gluten Free Chocolate Cake by Cupcake Mumma
• Chocolate Chip Shortbread by Mummy Bakes Dairy Free
• Light and Fluffy Chocolate Chip Pancakes by Vegan Family House
Moo Free Chocolates has now opened a Facebook poll for the public to vote on their favourite recipe. Moo Free Chocolates will be giving awarding the following prizes to the creators of the three most popular bakes:
Gold Prize - 5 Kg of Moo Free Baking Drops
Silver Prize - 2 Kg of Moo Free Baking Drops
Bronze Prize - 1 Kg of Moo Free Baking Drops
Once we’ve gathered the results, three randomly-picked members of the public who voted will each win 2 packs of Moo Free Baking Drops as well!
Don’t have Facebook? Just email Mikey Bunny with your favourite recipe – email@example.com
(The competition ends on 18th September 2017 at midday. Winners will be contacted after this time).
Hi everyone, Margery here.
It’s going to be an exciting month this month as it’s Organic September.
Organic September is a national campaign to help increase awareness for the organic lifestyle and produce. Hosted by the Organic Soil Association, the campaign has managed to reach at least 31 million people through press releases along with 21 million via social media in the last year alone.
Each year the campaign helps promote smaller businesses the cater towards organic products. It also:
• Teaches about the background of organic food along with the benefits it carries
• Encourages people to discuss on social media (via the hashtag #ChooseOrganic) why they chose the lifestyle
• Shares organic recipes from the UKs Best Chefs.
• Promotes organic box schemes – where you can have a box of selected fruit veg and other organic foods delivered to your door step.
You can find your nearest supplier of organic Moo Free Chocolates by going to our store locater found here.
Today, I get to share another recipe with you. Alex and his mum made this recipe and very kindly sent it to the Moo Free Friends. We just couldn't keep all this deliciousness to ourselves, so here it is - a recipe for 'free from' Rocky Road, made using Moo Free!
ALEX'S 'FREE FROM' ROCKY ROAD
200g Moo Free Chocolate
125g Pure margarine
10 digestive biscuits
As many cut up dried apricots as you'd like
3 table spoons golden syrup
100g mini marsh mallows ( or more!) [you could also use Freedom Mallows' vegan marshmallows instead]
Sprinkled freeze dried strawberries ( optional)
1. Melt the margarine, chocolate and syrup in a pan on the hob.
2. Smashed up the biscuits in a bag with a rolling pin
3. Pour a small bit of the melted chocolate mix in a cup to save for later.
4. Put into the saucepan the marsh mallows, apricots and crushed biscuits and mix it up.
5. Pour it into a ceramic dish and then pour over the extra saved melted chocolate .
6. Sprinkle on some freeze dried strawberries.
7. Leave in the fridge for two hours
As a big "THANK YOU" for this scrummy recipe, Alex and his mum have won themselves some Moo Free Chocolates!
If you'd like to win yourself some Moo Free, just send Hammy Hamster an email with your 'free from' recipe and an image. If Hammy Hamster picks your recipe for her "Made with Moo Free" album, you'll win some Moo Free Chocolates.