January 5th, 2009 § § permalink
I have a secret love for jam doughnuts. And on a trip to Melbourne I discovered hot fresh jam doughnuts, om nom nom so good.
These are no where near the same thing, but they do bear quite a large resemblance to the jam doughnut even though they are not fried. Best as hot as you can stand out of the oven but they do heat up well in the microwave too.
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December 13th, 2008 § § permalink
1/3 cup water
1/4 tsp cream of tartar
1 cup sugar
2 egg whites
flavouring (1 tsp vanilla or similar)
coloring if desired
Combine water sugar and cream of tartar in a small saucepan.
Stir over low heat until mixutre is bubbly and sugar is dissolved but not colored.
Place egg whites in a clean large dry bowl and start to whip with electric beater. Add syrup in a thin stream and beat for approximately 7-10 minutes until mixture is not hot and stiff peaks are forming. Add vanilla and colouring if desired and beat through.
December 7th, 2008 § § permalink
Recipe link – I mixed the walnuts in instead of putting them on top accidentally.
October 22nd, 2008 § § permalink
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup dessicated coconut
125g butter (melted)
1 can (375g) sweetened condensed milk
2 tablespoons golden syrup
30 grams butter
preheat oven to 180 degrees centigrade.
combine first 5 ingredients and mix well. press into a lined 20x25cm pan or similar and bake for 10 minutes or until lightly golden.
heat next 3 ingredients in a saucepan, bring to boil and stir for 5 minutes trying not to burn it.
pour over the base and bake for a further 10 minutes.
remove from oven and cool. melt chocolate and pour over the top, smoothing evenly. cool and cut.
Ew excuse crap photo from a crap camera
July 26th, 2008 § § permalink
250g softend butter
1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup caster sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 cups plain flour
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
400g any kind of chocolate chopped up.
preheat oven to 180 degrees and line oven trays with baking paper
beat butter/sugar/vanilla/egg with eletric mixer until light and fluffy.
stir in flour, cocoa, baking soda. stir in chocolate
roll tablespoons of dough into balls and place 5cm apart on trays, bake about 12 mins and cool on trays.
variations: add a handfull of sliced toasted almonds and 1/3 tsp almond extract.