Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Brownies...... smitten kichen


  • 10 tbsp / 141 grams butter
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup + 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla essence
  • 2 large eggs cold
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour

  1. Combine the butter, sugar, cocoa and salt in a medium heat proof bowl. 
  2. Set the bowl over a pan of simmering water.
  3. Stir from time to time until the butter melted and the mixture is smooth.
  4. Remove the bowl from the pan.
  5. Stir in the vanilla with a spoon.
  6. Add the eggs one at a time and stir vigorously after each one.
  7. When the batter looks well blended and the flour and stir it until u cannot see them.
  8. And then beat for at least 40 strokes with a rubber spatula.
  9. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes or until the tooth pick comes out clean.

Smitten Kitchen is a lovely blog.... if time permits you do have a look...:)

The Brownies turned out so tasty ... !!

Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Marbled chocolate cupcakes

Marbled cupcake recipe is from  "muffins & bakes" book. 


  • 175 grams soft margarine
  • 175 grams caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 175 grams self- raising flour
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 55 grams plain chocolate melted


  1. Put 21 paper baking cases in a muffin pan.
  2. Put the margarine, sugar, eggs, flour and milk in a large bowl and, using an electric hand whisk, beat together until until just smooth.
  3. Divide the mixture between 2 bowls.
  4. Add the melted chocolate to one bowl and stir together until well mixed.
  5. Using a teaspoon, and alternating the chocolate mixture with the plain mixture, put four half-teaspoons into each paper case.
  6. Bake the cupcakes in a preheated oven 180C for 20 minutes or until well risen and springy to the touch.
  7. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.


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