My baking experiment #18 – peppermint mocha cupcakes

X’mas is finally upon us! My roommate’s having a x’mas party and i’m gonna make dessert! There are so many festive desserts and it’s difficult to decide on one. So i thought, i like to have some coffee after a heavy holiday meal, why not make that into a dessert?! Hence, peppermint mocha cupcakes, just… Continue reading My baking experiment #18 – peppermint mocha cupcakes

My baking experiment #17 – light lemon muffins

The holidays are upon us, and with that comes parties and stuffing ourselves with unapologetic amounts of yummy foods & desserts. To take a break from all the heavy party food, i’d like to have a lighter breakfast in the morning. What better way to start your day off than with some breakfast muffins with… Continue reading My baking experiment #17 – light lemon muffins

My baking experiment #16 – chocolate crinkles

X’mas is almost here, i’m thinking of baking up a batch of holiday cookies. I searched online and the pictures for chocolate crinkles popped up: chewy chocolate cookies covered in a layer of powdered sugar, like white snow. Very x’massy! http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/chocolate-crinkles/941e22b3-9a48-4fb1-bdb0-27479e76d484 Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 oz (60 g) unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled 1 cup granulated… Continue reading My baking experiment #16 – chocolate crinkles

no-bake experiment – double-trouble oreo cookie balls

There are lots of desserts that are no-bake. I came across this recipe and thought i’d give it a shot: http://www.snackworks.com/recipe/double-trouble-oreo-cookie-balls-169148.aspx Ingredients 2 oz cream cheese, softened 5 OREO Cookies, finely crushed 4 Golden OREO Cookies, finely crushed 2 oz white baking chocolate, melted 2 oz semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted Instructions MIX  half the cream… Continue reading no-bake experiment – double-trouble oreo cookie balls

My baking experiment #14 – chocolate chip biscotti

My daily breakfast usually consists of a banana, coffee and some sort of dessert or pastry. I’ve had too much sweet stuff lately so i thought, what else would go well with my morning cup of joe? Then i thought: biscotti, since it’s crunchy and not too sweet! So here we go: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/biscotti Ingredients 2… Continue reading My baking experiment #14 – chocolate chip biscotti

My baking experiment #13 – cream cheese kolache

From Wikipedia: A kolach (plural kolache, also spelled kolace or kolacky, from the Czech and Slovak plural koláče, sg. koláč) is a type of pastry that holds a dollop of fruit rimmed by a puffy pillow of supple dough. Originating as a semisweet wedding dessert from Central Europe, they have become popular in parts of the United… Continue reading My baking experiment #13 – cream cheese kolache

My baking experiment #12 – chocolate brownies

As many of you might have guessed, i’m an incurable chocoholic. I love everything chocolate (except white chocolate as it’s not really chocolate). I’ve baked chocolate cookies, chocolate muffins, chocolate cake… so what’s next? Since Dec 8 is national Brownies day, i’m gonna make some chocolate brownies!! There are so many recipes for chocolate brownies… Continue reading My baking experiment #12 – chocolate brownies