Lazy Butterscotch Cheese Cake Dip/Frosting.

Howdy!

I got something for all the sweet junkies out there :D. imagine a rich, silky and flavorful frosting that can also be a dip for all sorts of fruits and cakes.


Ingredients:

  1. 8 Kiri squares
  2. 3 TBS Mascarpone cheese
  3. 3 TBS Smuckers butterscotch topping
  4. 2 TBS Caster sugar
  5. 1/2 tsp Vanilla

Directions:

  1. Mix and dip :D
  2. If you want it to be more liquidy, add un-whipped whipping cream to the mixture or add more Mascarpone cheese.


That’s about it.

Stay tuned for the Roasted Turkey Breast Recipe I’m posting this week.



Bon Appetit!

Basma.

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Chocolate Chip Muffins.

 

 

 

I woke up early, wanting something sweet but not too sweet and fast to make. so I made chocolate chip muffins. they’re not goumet muffins and not too fansy, but they’re quick and fulfillling :) .. great for kids too.

 

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Recipe:

  1. 2 Cups flour
  2. 1 TBS baking powder
  3. 3/4 Cup milk
  4. 1/4 cup sour cream (or more if you find them too dry for you)
  5. 1/2 tsp salt
  6. a splash of vanilla (about 2 tsp)
  7. 1/2 Cup of sugar
  8. 1 egg
  9. 1/3 cup vegetable oil (a bit more splashes here and there won’t hurt)
  10. 3/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips.

 

Directions:

  1. Combine all the dry ingredients together.
  2. beat the egg, vailla, milk, oil and sour cream together then add the dry ingredients
  3. fold in the chocolate chips.

 

Congratulations. You’re Done :)

now, spoon the batter in the muffin cups or tin, 3/4 full. they will rise a lot. if you’re making small muffins, they will take 10-11 minutes to fully bake. if they’re bigger then bake them for 18 minutes.

I added one chip on top just because I like how it looks like what it’s baked :)

heat (200).

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Basma.

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Apple Bread and Cookies.

 

Back to baking.

Chocolate Chip cookies.

I have mentioned before that I’m working on a soft chocolate chip cookies recipe.  I think I might have found the right combination :) next time i’ll add half the amount of sugar. its too sweet for my taste.  crispy on the edges…

 

Apple Bread.

I didn’t want to wait for an hour for the bread to make, so I baked them in cup cake tins.

it took me 20 minutes. Good for breakfast on the go.

 

will be posting the recipes once I refine them.

 

 

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Basma.

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Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins.

      

It’s been awhile. This blog was supposed to open officially on january 15th.   better late than never right?  

I haven’t finished designing the blog (correcting the template actually, which is what’s keeping me from posting).  so, I’ll just  build it up over the next week.  

Recipes and pictures have been piling up and I have so much to share! so here we go :)     

   

A picture on facebook on one of my friend’s profile inspired me to start posting recipes. Many thanks to you Noura :), this is for you!   

     

my banana choco. chip muffins while they're baking in the oven :)

  

This is the most delicious, moist, heart warming muffins I’ve ever tasted. they’re great for cold morning :)    

The most important thing about baking anything in the oven is getting to know your ingredients and how your oven works. each oven works differently. for example: I never follow the required baking time for any recipe, and I never follow any recipe as is. you gotta know how your oven works. for baked goods; try to watch them after about 75-80% of the required baking time is done. if they’re darker than they should, take them out.     

The recipe:    (CORRECTED VERSION) My apologies, I forgot one of the ingredients! 

  1. 6 bananas- mash them with a fork, and keep some chunks in, they will taste sooooooo good when they’re baked.
  2. 2/3 cup of vegetable oil
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1.5 tsp vanilla extract (usually use liquid but they’re scarce lately! any idea where I can get some?)
  5. 2 cups flour ( half brown and half white also works but you gotta increase the oil amount  for a bit)
  6. 1/2 cup sugar (I mix 1/4 white and 1/4 brown or molasses sometimes)
  7. 2 tbs chocolate Powder
  8. 1 tbs Baking powder
  9. 1/2 tsp salt (salt is crucial, it brings out the flavor of everything else)
  10. 1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips (I personally prefer milk chocolate chips, kids love them as well and its much more delicious when combined with brown sugar)

      

Directions:     

This is how I write things in my cook book, if you find it too vague, please tell me and I’ll re-write it :)     

  1. Blend: mashed bananas, oil, egg and vanilla together
  2. In a large bowel: mix all dry ingredients. then add the banana mixture to it and mix it well.
  3. grease the cups and add fill each cup 3/4 full/.
  4. Bake: 15-20 minutes in a preheated oven (220 Celsius or 425 Fahrenheit)

I keep it for 15 minutes, then close the oven (electronic) and keep the muffins in for 2-3 minutes.     

Once they’re done. take them out, let them cool a bit, then remove them from the tin.     

Best eaten with a cold cup of milk in the morning.     

I’m hungry.   

Stay tuned, delicious black bottoms and chocolate souffle`s are coming right up.    

 

Bon Appetit!

Basma.

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