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What christmassy flavours go with chocolate cake?

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TickledOnion Sat 14-Nov-15 22:17:30

I have lots of chocolate cake offcuts in the freezer that I want to turn into cake pops for a christmas themed bake-off. I want to add some christmassy flavour and was thinking of orange, brandy, spices (cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg). Would these go with chocolate? Anything else I could add or does anyone have any better ideas?

SoMuchToBits Sat 14-Nov-15 22:23:18

Chestnut? (Thinking chocolate log, etc...)

Or hazelnut (praline).

Essexgirlupnorth Sat 14-Nov-15 22:25:10

Cherry or nuts

bikingintherain Tue 01-Dec-15 19:19:19

Orange, brandy, ginger all go with chocolate.

Peppermint is also quite Christmassy (I had an amazing chocolate peppermint brownie the other day)

TickledOnion Sat 05-Dec-15 10:07:37

I went with brandy, orange zest and juice, ground cloves, ground cinnamon and chopped cranberry. They taste good but one is enough.

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