Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Hi There!!!!!!!!

Sorry for not posting for a while but its been a few hectic months...For example: We recently had exams nd we also had a school concert which turned out okish!!!!:) As it goes for baking it was my birthday and i couldn't resist but make MY own cake.I decided to make a cherry blossom cake with a twist...the cake was make up of 3 tiers which i covered in plain white fondant and placed a brown colored fondant tree up the tiers and instead of plain white and pink blossoms i replaced it with pastel coloured flowers...nice hey.

Now for recipes :
300g milk chocolate, chopped
3 eggs at room temp, separated
2 tbsp castor sugar
1 cup thickened cream
1/3 cup roasted hazelnuts, chopped
grated dark chocolate
  1. Place milk chocolate in a large, heatproof, microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Microwave, uncovered, on medium (50%) for 1-2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds with a metal spoon until melted.
  3. Set aside for five minutes to cool slightly.
  4. Add the egg yolks to the chocolate and stir until well combined.
  5. Using an electric hand beater, beat the egg whites in a bowl until soft peaks form.
  6. Sprinkle sugar over the egg whites.
  7. Beat until thick and glossy.
  8. Using a large metal spoon, fold half the egg white mixture into chocolate mixture until combined.
  9. Gently fold in remaining egg white mixture.
  10. Whip the cream until soft peaks form.
  11. Fold cream and hazelnuts into chocolate mixture until combined.
  12. Spoon mixture into twelve 1/3-cup capacity glasses.
  13. Place on a tray and cover with plastic wrap.
  14. Refrigerate for four hours or until firm.
  15. Top with grated chocolate just before serving.


Saturday, 23 July 2011

BES Cottit

Hi There again
Sorry for not posting but it has been a crazy past few weeks.Why?.....Well i have been baking biscotti but Heep's of it because i got so many orders, but I did it with the help of my mom and grandma luv ya guys.

A few of the flavours i made were
-Chocolate and Coffee
-Cranberry and Vanilla
And what yummy biscotti it was
for recipes on biscotti go the "How to cook anything "bar at the top of my web page it is such a gr8 and easy help.....
Ohh yes i came across the cutest web address go to: www.cutestfood.com

Sunday, 10 July 2011

Mother and Daughter Day

Oohh what a gr8 day it was with my mother!!

Although we spend every weekend at each others side I have enjoyed 2day sooooo much.Today was a baking day and we decided to bake sugar cookies..........Yummmmy

Once again Yummy. The sugar cookie recipe I use is very simple.....

( Makes 2 dozen )

  • 2 Cups all-pupose flour 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg ,lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk / brandy
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla
  • Royal icing (optional)

  1. Whisk together flour,salt and baking powder in a bowl and set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attatchment, Cream Butter and sugar; mix until light and fluffy. With mixer running add egg, brandy and vanilla; mix until well combined. With the mixer on low slowly add reserved flour mixture.Mix untill JUST combined.
  2. Preheat oven to 180  degrees celcius.Line baking sheets with non stick baking mats or just spray with a non stick spray....set aside
  3. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out dough to 1/8-inch thickness.Cut into desired shapes, and place cut out shape in the baking trays leaving a  inch between each cookie (make sure you keep rolling your dough out and cutting out shapes)
  4. Place in the oven for 1 minutes or until lightly golden on top; Do not allow to brown.Transfer to wire racks to cool
  5. Decorate with Royal icing (optional)

                                                          Royal Icing
( Makes 2 1/3 cups)

  • 1 Box confectioners sugar
  • 5 Tablespoons Meringue powder or 2 large egg WHITES (I prefer egg whites)


  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine sugar and egg whites/ meringue powder.Mix on a low speed, add a scant 1/2 cups of water.For a thinner consistency (usually used for flooding) add more water.
  2. Mix icing until it leaves a ribbon like trail for at least 5 seconds
  3. You can coloure your icing different coloures if needed.

I just want to say THANK YOU mom for a lovely day. LUV U      XOXOXOXOXO

Friday, 8 July 2011

We all need a HAPPY PILL once in a while!!!!!!

First of all welcome to my blog I hope I can inspire you to bake and make what you want to do .

I am Sure we all need a happy pill once in a while.So these sweet one's will do the trick!
All you need is a container with little sections
to keep your sweets in (Make sure you fill it up with interesting sweets).These sweets will cheer up any one whether their in bed sick, down in the dumbs or just need a little happiness. It's gr8 to carry around and hopefully not eat it all up in 1 day!

"People with many interests live , not only longest , but happiest"
George Matthew Allen