Top Baking Recipes For Mothers Who Love Chocolate
What is one of the easiest thing to buy when you want to surprise your moms? The common suggestions might be flowers, cards, or sweets, and by sweets you may go for cakes, pastries, candies. Now down to the flavor, this is probably the safest choice not just for the kids but even to our moms… Chocolate! The best thing about it, aside from its rich taste, is it will also contribute positively to your dear mother’s health.
Dark chocolate is actually good for your heart. Did you know that having a small bite of dark chocolate for about two to three times a week can lower your blood pressure? It can also avoid arteriosclerosis or the hardening of arteries. Ironically, studies showed that chocolate can also prevent diabetes. Regular intake can increase insulin sensitivity, thus reducing diabetes tendencies.There are other benefits of chocolate, so if you want to present something that your mom would surely love, why not consider baking for her? Give your moms a sweet breakfast with these two top baking recipes of chocolate morning goodness:
BANANA – CHOCOLATE FRENCH TOAST
For the chocolate sauce:
-250 ml or 1 cup of 15% or 35% cream
-170 g or 6 oz of dark chocolate with 70% cacao and coarsely chopped
-125 ml or ½ cup of brown sugar
For the French toast- 4 eggs lightly beaten
- 125 ml or ½ cup brown sugar
- 500 ml or 2 cups of milk
- 1 ml or ¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1 ml or ¼ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- 4 to 6 slices, approximately 3 cm/1 ¼ in. thick firm white sandwich bread or brioche
- 60 ml or ¼ cup salted butter
- 4 to 6 sliced bananas
How To Do It:
For the chocolate sauce
-Heat all ingredients over low heat in a saucepan and stir frequently until chocolate melts. Set aside.For the French toast
-Whisk milk, eggs, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon together in a large bowl. Soak the bread in the mixture for about 3mins. perside.
-Melt half the butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat until it foams.
-Fry half the bread for 4-5mins. each side until golden. Do the same with the remaining bread and butter.
-Top the French toast with the banana slices and drizzle it with the warm chocolate sauce.