This is my favourite cookie recipe. Recently refined to create the perfect cookie, this recipe can be modified to suit whatever ingredients you have sitting in your pantry. In today’s edition: macadamias, white chocolate and dark chocolate.
A couple of tiring days at work left me feeling like a tasty sweet treat. Trying to eat more healthy, I decided to try my hand at some new bliss ball recipes. The one listed below was exactly what I was looking for – silky smooth, delicious and (most of all) easy to make!
With Australia Day approaching, it seemed appropriate to get into the Australian theme and mix up my favourite brownie recipe with an Aussie twist. These delicious Nestle’ Milo Brownies are perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Happy Baking! L x
The start of this shortbread journey began with a failure. I had an old recipe for a shortbread that I found in my recipe book. I couldn’t recall the last time I had made the recipe so I thought I would test it out. The recipe had a bad combination of ingredients, the dough was too wet, the cookies spread in the oven and it was a disaster zone. Determined to figure out how to fix this recipe, I started again and modified some ingredients and steps. I also decided to list down my top tips for the shortbread to hold it’s shape (based on my method for other cookies). These tips are:
2007. I was fourteen, teaching myself to French braid and fishtail braid, still listening to Kelly Clarkson’s Breakaway album, and my favourite TV show was Cold Case. While my taste in music might have changed in the last ten years (thankfully), my favourite chocolate cake recipe has not. This one-bowl chocolate cake is not only easy to make (i.e. for the 14-year old baker in 2007), it also can be modified in one hundred different ways to make it suit your personal baking style. My favourite? 2 tiers with fresh cream and strawberries in the middle of the tiers, and on the top tier (with some chocolate icing, of course!).
For this featured cake, I decided I wanted to work on my icing and decorating skills. Scrolling through Instagram each day I get inspired by so many amazing cake decorators, so I’ve decided to give it a try. What did you think of the end result? Keep reading for the best chocolate cake recipe!