Showing posts from January, 2016

Recipe: Turtle Brownies

I'll start the baking bucketlist for the year with this delicious and satisfying brownie variant--the sticky, gooey and oh so chocolatey  Turtle Brownie. I've adapted the recipe from Epicurious and the result is just as amazing!



Brownie layer

3/4 cup plus2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt4 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, cut into pieces1 cup packed brown sugar1 teaspoon vanilla 2 large eggs

Caramel-pecan layer

3/4 cup granulated sugar1/3 cup honey 3 tablespoons water1/3 cup heavy cream1 teaspoon vanilla1 1/2 cups pecans (6 oz)

Garnish: mini chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cover a 9-inch square metal baking pan with aluminum foil. Lightly grease with butter.

2. To make brownie layer,whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt in a small bowl.

3. Melt chocolate and butter in a 2-quart heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth, then remove fr…

Belated Christmas crafting

I know, I know..I've been a terrible crafter blogger this year. Haven't crafted anything for the holiday season except for these Cath Kidston designed handmade felt ornaments. The book comes with felt and embroidery floss pack for extra crafting convenience.
I resolve to make more time for this blog this year. Stay tuned!