Deep brown eyes pleaded with her.
“You know you can’t have chocolate, it’ll kill you.”
The black wolf gave a brisk shake, his thick fur standing on end as he splattered droplets of water up the wall forcing her to step back out of range of the shower he’d obliged her with.
“Now, that’s sheer naughtiness. You’re going to have to clean that up yourself, I’m too busy with this wedding cake. Last layer. Then I can decorate it. That’s where the real fun starts.”
A pitiful whine came from the huge beast in the corner.
“No. You’ll have to wait. But this is a quick one, then I promise, we’ll go play in the snow.”
His long pink tongue lolled out of his mouth, his nutmeg eyes darkened.
“You might want to change.”
Damn, but he wasn’t going to do that. He loved to romp in the snow in his wolf form.
She quickly blended cocoa in boiling water, added the remaining ingredients and mixed them by hand, aware it made her breasts jiggle as she beat it to a thick, smooth batter. She noted the indecision in the wolf’s eyes as he watched her. Maybe they wouldn’t be going for a walk. She smothered her pleased grin.
She divided the mixture into the two prepared tins and slid them into the oven, following up with a quick glance at her watch. Thirty minutes. They only had thirty minutes.
She turned on her heel, a broad smile spreading at the sight of the tall, black haired man standing naked in the corner of the room, his body slicked with water, his melting chocolate eyes full of promise.
“Thirty minutes. No time for romping in the snow.”
He reached for her and she met him half way.
I can tell you that this most divine recipe comes from Mary Berry. I have a number of her baking books, but this has to be one of the easiest, most scrumptious recipes. Here’s a link to Lifestyle.co.uk and Mary Berry’s Very Best Chocolate Fudge Cake.