Tag Archives: chocolate

Chocolate Chip Cookies

17 Feb

I’ve been trying to find the perfect cookie for ages, none seem to be fitting the bill for me though every recipe I find that states its the “perfect cookie” just always fall short, they are always good but never quite enough, well in my opinion anyway… Always manage to be too crunchy, too chewy, too thin or too thick, even once managed to make them taste like fried eggs. Anyway this is the closest I’ve come to the “perfect” chocolate chip cookie for now.

Ingredients:

  • 90g flour
  • 75g melted unsalted butter
  • 90g brown sugar
  • 45g white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 150g of chocolate chips

 

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No yeast doughnuts

7 Feb

Decided to see if my talents stretched to making doughnuts… Turns out I’m not actually too bad at it 🙂

Ingredients: 

  • 390g of plain white flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 165g normal white sugar
  • 1 and half tsp vinilla essence
  • 40g melted Unsalted butter
  • 120ml room temp milk
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Oatmeal cookies

5 Feb

These are the first cookies I’ve made without following any sort of recipe 🙂 and I must say they turned out quite well if I do say so myself they have walnut, oats, chocolate and some cinnamon ( I don’t quite know why i added these they would have been fine without it but it was just sitting beside me so just popped some in) These will store well for a few days in a closed tin ( I used an old roses tin from Christmas, does the job well )
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Mars Bar Cake

31 Jan

I also made these for my sisters birthday as kind of a safe bet, as sometimes my baking can go a bit wrong (ha) but these never fail me.. they are like my go to and they are quick and simple to whip up.

Ingredients:
10 snack size mars bars
100g of butter
2 tbsp of golden syrup
200g corn flakes / rice krispes
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Birthday Cake

31 Jan

So today was my sisters 18th birthday (wooho no more stolen id card ) so decided to make some special birthday treats for her, first off Chocolate Mint Cake (here it goes my first proper baking post)

Ingredients for cake:

125g chocolate ( I used milk chocolate as sister does not like dark chocolate but I think it would have been nicer with dark)
50ml milk
150g soften unsalted butter
150g caster sugar
3 eggs
200g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
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