Showing posts from August, 2014

Blog Makeover & Gooey Cinnamon Roll Cake!

I hope you all love the new look, I know I do!  I wanted to say HUGE thank you to my insanely talented friend Stephanie Moir who designed this beautiful new theme for the blog.  We recently had a Great British Bake Off catch up afternoon and I made Audra Fullerton's Gooey Cinnamon Roll Cake!  Ingredients  For the dough 3/4 cup of milk 1/4 cup of butter 3 1/4 cup of white bread flour 7g yeast 1/4 cup of caster sugar 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/4 cup of water 1 egg For the filling 1 cup of dark brown sugar 1 tablespoon of cinnamon 1/4 cup of butter 1 teaspoon of vanilla paste For the icing 4 tablespoons of butter 1 cup of icing sugar 1 teaspoon of vanilla paste a few drops of milk Method  1. In a small pan, warm the milk and butter together over a low heat until the butter has melted. 2. Mix together 2 cups of the flour, yeast, salt and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add the milk mixture, egg and water and mix until combined. The dough will be VERY sticky. Add th

GIANT Peanut Butter Cookies!

So, now that The Great British Bake Off is back on (HOORAY) expect a lot more baking posts! Some of my friends and I had a watching party, we all made biscuits and I made these!  Ingredients for cookies 125g soft unsalted butter 75g caster sugar 75g golden caster sugar 150g peanut butter 1 egg 175g self raising flour For frosting 1156g butter 115g peanut butter 250g icing sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla  1 tablespoon milk Method 1. Line two baking trays with baking paper. Preheat the oven to 160.  2. Cream together the butter and sugars. Add the peanut butter and egg. 3. Add the flour to make a dough. 4. Divide the dough into 6. Roll into a ball and then flatten into a large disc shape. 5. Bake for 18-20 minutes until golden brown.  6. Cream the butter and peanut butter together. Add the icing sugar, vanilla and milk until it reaches the right consistency.  7. Once the cookies have cooled, slather them in frosting!  They are HUGE and s