Chocolate Rose Dessert

Chocolate Rose Dessert

Romantic indulgence doesn’t have to be limited to Valentines Day. Treat yourself and your love with a special dessert on any day of the year with this easy recipe and our chocolate rose dessert culinary spice kit.

Chocolate Rose Dessert Culinary Spice Kit Ingredients
  • Dark intense Valrhonna cocoa powder from France 
  • Rosebud powder
Dry Dough Ingredients

1/4 cup flour

1/8 cup sugar

1/2 tsp baking powder

2 tsp from the chocolate rose blend

Wet Dough Ingredients

1/8 cup milk

1/2 tbsp butter, melted

Ingredients for Topping

1/8 cup sugar

remaining chocoloate rose blend

pinch of salt

1/3 cup of water

Preparing the Dough

In a BOWL, mix the dry dough ingredients.

Add the wet dough ingredients.

Knead well.

 

Preparing the Forms

Distribute the dough into two or four cupcake forms, depending on the size of the forms, or heart shaped baking forms.

Mix the ingredients for the topping and sprinkle the mixture over the dough in the forms.

Pour the water equally on top of all forms.

Finishing

Bake in the oven at 350° F for 30 minutes.

 

Serve warm.

Optionally, add vanilla ice cream or raspberry or strawberry sauce.

Chocolate Rose Nut Pudding

Dry Ingredients

1/3 cup sugar

2 tbsp starch*

1 pouch chocolate rose blend

a pinch of salt

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* We recommend tapioca flour or arrowroot powder for a change. However, corn starch works too.

Wet Ingredients

1 cup of milk

1 egg yolk, slightly beaten

Other Ingredients

1/2 tbsp butter

1/8 cup chopped nuts**

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** We recommend hazelnuts or walnuts. You may choose any other nuts of your liking.

Directions

In a small POT, add and mix all dry ingredients.

Stir in the wet ingredients.

Stirring constantly, cook over medium heat until the mixture comes to a boil.

Turn heat to low. Stirring constantly, cook over low heat for 1 minute.

Remove from the heat and stir in the butter. 

Pour pudding into 2 serving cups.

Sprinkle with chopped nuts to taste.

Cover and let cool. Transfer the cups to the fridge until serving.

 

French Filet Mignon Au Poivre

French Valentine’s Dinner

 

French Filet Mignon au Poivre

French Valentine's Dinner For Two

SpiceBreeze
Enjoy a French Valentine's dinner for two with classic Filet Mignon au Poivre (pepper steak) and discover the extravagance of a rose-flavored dessert. Filet mignon is the most original choice. Chicken and pork work just as well. Precious green peppercorns give the creamy sauce a less pungent, woody-fruity note.
hands-on time 30 mins
Course Dessert, Main Course
Cuisine French
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

Shopping List

  • 2 inch filet mignon* 1 inch thick
  • 2 tbsp cognac** or brandy or similar
  • 0.5 cup beef broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 lb potatoes cooked and peeled
  • 8 oz snow peas or thin carrot slices
  • 3 cups yogurt plain, creamy
  • butter & oil
  • honey***
  • milk
  • salt & pepper

Culinary Spice Kit

  • [1] Green peppercorns
  • [2] Rosebud powder

Instructions
 

Prepare 30 minutes before cooking

  • Soak Valentine [1] spices in 3 tbsp water.
  • Rub dry filets with salt and pepper to taste. Let them rest at room temperature.

Dessert

  • Mix yogurt with Valentine [2] spices.
  • Add honey*** to taste.

Fry

  • In a PAN, heat 2 tbsp oil to smoking hot.
  • Fry filets 2 minutes on each side over high heat without moving them in between.
  • Add 1 tbsp butter. Fry filets over high heat until the desired doneness.
  • Transfer filet to a plate and cover with foil.
  • Carefully, add cognac**.
  • Cook 1 minute. Add the soaked Valentine [1] spices with the water.
  • Cook 2 minutes over high heat.
  • Add broth, cream, and salt & pepper to taste.
  • Bring to a boil. Cook until the sauce thickened.

Potatoes

  • Mash potatoes and reheat with some milk. Add salt & pepper to taste.

Peas

  • In a separate PAN, heat some butter and fry snow peas for about 5 minutes. Add salt to taste.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

* Substitute filet with chicken breast, pork tenderloin or chops, or eggplant slices. Adjust cooking time.
** On a gas stove, make sure to have a lid at hand  in case of catching fire.
*** Substitute honey with (maple) syrup. Optionally, add fresh raspberries.