Apr 18, 2012

whoo pie!

chocolate whoopie pie recipe:
2 cups flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg

1. heat oven to 375 degrees

2. in a bowl whisk the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. set aside. 

3. in a large bowl, mix the butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. then add the egg.
4. cream buttermilk and vanilla together, add to butter/sugar/egg mixture.
5. with the mixer on low alternately add the wet and dry mixtures together, beginning and ending with the flour. mix until smooth.
6.  drop dough by heaping tablespoons onto a parchment lined cookie sheet. each 2 inches apart.
7. bake for 10-12 minutes. immediately move the cookies to a metal rack to cool

rose water white chocolate buttercream frosting recipe:
2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 
1/2 t. vanilla 
2 cups powdered sugar 
1/2 cup white chocolate chips + a little bit of milk
whites of 1 egg
1 tbsp rose water

1. melt white chocolate chips in a little bit of milk, just enough so that they melt easily, mixture should not be watery. put in freezer for rapid cooling.
2. beat butter and vanilla until creamy. add egg white. keep beating.
3. add cooled white chocolate chip mixture.
4. add  powdered sugar and rosewater. add more rosewater if you like. mix until smooth and fluffy.

Apr 15, 2012


hello blogosphere!
i have been cooking a lot as usual, but i have not had the time to tend this blog. i am back now and instead of posting links to other people's recipes, i'm planning on posting more of my own kitchen experiments. 
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oh, it's so good to be here.