My baking experiment #31 – Lemon mango scones

I’ve often wondered about scones. They are a British pastry often served with tea or coffee. The scones I’ve tried are often dry & hard as rock; I’ve never really liked them. But i came across this recipe and thought i’d like to try it with a little twist: http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2014/05/18/strawberry-lemon-poppy-seed-scones/ Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour… Continue reading My baking experiment #31 – Lemon mango scones

My baking experiment #30 – strawberry chocolate chip cake

It’s strawberry season! I love strawberries – sweet & juicy, they go well with chocolate. I haven’t baked with strawberries before, and since this is my 30th bake, thought i’d make a simple strawberry cake: http://juliasalbum.com/2014/06/strawberry-chocolate-chip-cake/ Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened… Continue reading My baking experiment #30 – strawberry chocolate chip cake

My baking experiment #29 – S’mores Brownies

My bf was craving s’mores, so we bought a bag of mini marshmallows. That got me thinking: what else can i make with these besides s’mores? I was going to bake some brownies today, so i decided to make them s’mores brownies: http://www.bakerita.com/smores-brownies/ Ingredients For the graham crust 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted 1… Continue reading My baking experiment #29 – S’mores Brownies

My baking experiment #28 – Nutella-swirl and PB&J muffins

Today i wanted to bake some muffins for breakfast. There was Nutella & peanut butter in the pantry so i decided to make both: http://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/basic-muffins-with-berry-and-oatmeal-versions-recipe Ingredients 2 cups All-Purpose Flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 cup milk 1/4 cup vegetable oil or melted butter 2 large eggs 1/4 cup… Continue reading My baking experiment #28 – Nutella-swirl and PB&J muffins

My baking experiment #27 – chocolate soufflé

There were some egg whites leftover from the crème brûlée so i decided to bake chocolate soufflé today: http://www.bhg.com/recipe/desserts/so-easy-chocolate-souffle/ Ingredients 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate 1/4 cup whipping cream 2 egg whites 1 tbsp sugar Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degree F. Coat insides and rims of two 6-ounce ramekins with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle with sugar and… Continue reading My baking experiment #27 – chocolate soufflé

My baking experiment #26 – creme brulee

Today i’m gonna try making some crème brûlée. I don’t have a kitchen torch so i’ll use the broiler to “brûlée” the “crème”: http://www.food.com/recipe/easy-creme-brulee-146776 Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream 2 large egg yolks 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tbsp vanilla extract Instructions Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Whisk the cream, egg yolks, sugar & vanilla together in… Continue reading My baking experiment #26 – creme brulee

Back for more baking!

After a 2.5-month hiatus, i’m back for more baking! For my first bake after the break, my friend requested chocolate lava cakes. So i decided to use the recipe from my previous post with a couple changes: https://evana620.wordpress.com/2014/12/03/my-baking-experiment-10-chocolate-lava-cakes/ Instead of powdered sugar, i used 4 tbsp granulated sugar. And i replaced the 2 egg yolks… Continue reading Back for more baking!