All posts tagged: bake

Choccy Cake

Originally posted on Face Camera Action:
YUM. Even typing this up now is making my mouth water just thinking about this cake! Chocolate cake with chocolate butter icing! Ingredients For the cake 3 Eggs 55g Cocoa powder 115g Self raising flour 170g Caster sugar 170g unsalted butter Icing 300g Icing sugar 90g Milk chocolate 90g Butter Lets Start! Firstly mix the cocoa powder and the sugar together into a bowl and including the butter and mixing this together to form a smooth paste. Then add 1 egg and a third of the flour and mix together. Once this is mixed add another egg and another third and then repeat with the third amount also. You will know this is all mixed together when the cake mix is smooth and leaves a small peak when removing the spoon. Then place half of the mixture into a 20cm cake tin making sure this is greasy to the cake once cooked removes easily. If you have 2 tins you can do both at the same time but I…

Salted Caramel Shortbread cookies

Originally posted on Face Camera Action:
At work we have been having our own bake off with the theme chocolate, I think this is just an excuse to make scummy things and eat ridiculous amounts, this week was my week to provide so I decided to make these delicious salted caramel shortbread cookies and thought I would share the recipe with you. Shortbread- 180g Plain flour 55g Caster sugar 125g Unsalted butter Caramel-  1 tin condensed milk 4 table spoon golden syrup 200g Unsalted butter Chocolate (any sort) Sea Salt Firstly to make the shortbread, mix all the ingredients together in a bowl until mixed together. This is a really simple and easy type of biscuit to make and is so quick. Once the consistency of the mixture is sticking together sprinkle some flour on the work top and placate mixture onto. Then roll the mixture out into a round shape evenly throughout at about 1 cm thickness. Using a cookie cutter of whatever shape you chose, cut the cookies out and place onto a…

Making Scones

Originally posted on auberginereverie:
So the latest baking escapade in our house has been scones, I love a good scone they’re the perfect little Sunday treat. They feel indulgent and rich but aren’t too heavy that you have to feel that guilty. These babies are easy and quick to make but when they’re fresh out of the oven with some jam they aways hit the spot. We mixed this recipe up a little bit, I try not to consume much dairy, so instead of buttermilk, we made our own buttermilk from almond milk which was super easy and it cut down the dairy content a lot. These still aren’t vegan as we did use butter, we wanted to make our own vegan butter but we couldn’t get our hands on the ingredients that day. That is something were going to do soon though, and if you wanted to make these vegan you could easily swap out the butter for your own choice of vegan butters. We doubled the recipe as we wanted to share some…