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Thursday, March 1, 2012
So about a month ago, I realized that it was going to be National Nutella Day. What was I going to make for it? I look and searched and found that we were making these Nutella Scones for Club: Baked so I figured that it would be a perfect match.
They were sweet and delicious at the same time. I think next time if I were to make them again, I wouldn't add the hazelnuts to my nutella on top. I had extra hazelnuts that I had already toasted and didn't know what to do with them. The hazelnuts in the scone were kind of weird too. I dont know if i like that extra crunch. The nutella that was supposed to be put into the center of the scone was also really messy to deal with. I think one thing would be to put the dough into the fridge before baking and cutting so it's a bit easier to deal with.
Nutella is a favorite among my friends and I. I let the boyfriend bring them to work and I think they enjoyed it.
Thanks to Lorraine for choosing this one and see how the other baker fared at Club Baked.
Sunday, February 26, 2012
About a week ago, I went on a double date with a friend and his girlfriend. It was great to see them both again. I hadn't seem the two of them for months, I want to say. Naturally, we caught up over Korean food (we do always seem to get Asian food). Since I hadn't baked anything for them recently, I figure I could make a whole batch this stuff and give some to the boyfriend and his coworkers. I tried a couple of bites and I was addicted. I cut them into bite sized portions to make it easier to store (because I apparently cannot cut straight) and I had 5 of them. RIGHT THERE.
They are really good. The cookie dough topping is great because it has no eggs in it, so anyone who is worried, no need to worry! Although the amount of chocolate chips said in the recipe was a bit ridiculous, I'm sure if I had actually added a cup of chocolate chips, the boyfriend's coworkers would have had sugar highs and lows. Probably not good for people who work in the hospital. All the boyfriend said was that the hospital how complain how I'm making them fat (their fault for eating them) and that it was too much sugar. I will agree, that was probably a little excessive, but I'm still going to make desserts. It's like a nice little thing to eat at work. I can't imagine college students complaining about free food.
I found the recipe while I was digging up recipes to pin on my board of things I want to bake. I've got some baking items, but also some cooking items. I've recently picked up cooking so eventually, I'll have post those things too!
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
So yes, I've made many mini cheesecakes before, each of which have been super successful. This one, I didn't find as successful, but those people (Scott's coworkers) who have had it think that it's good. Okay, I guess so.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
A couple years ago, I tried my hand at making creme brulee. My first chance was not the best attempt. The cream was good, but the burning of sugar on top was hard with a broiler. This time around, I invested in a creme brulee torch which I can torch other things too...like marshmallows at work for smores.
Anyways, it's Alton Brown's creme brulee recipe with double the amount of sugar. My neighbor Elan used to make my roommate and me creme brulees and once he made a half recipe, but forgot to halve the sugar and it was our favorite one. Therefore he kept making us those. Super easy to make, super delicious. To be honest, I like mine without the sugar topping. The creme is all I need.