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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Hide Those (Chocolate) Eggs For Easter!

Here is a great way to use my flourless peanut butter cookie recipe! Hidden chocolate peanut butter eggs!
This is what they look like after completely cooling.

I bought caramel eggs and peanut butter eggs...the caramel? Let's just say, it did not stay hidden very long :-).

Simple recipe: I doubled this one since I'm giving them away to my hubby to take to his co-workers. Just use: 1 cup of, sugar, peanut butter, 1 egg, 1  tsp baking soda, mix well and Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes!

For the large eggs I used 1/4 cup mix..

Cut in half...

Place the egg in and cover with the other half (make sure it's sealed).

For the small eggs, I used a heaping spoonful of dough and covered the egg by rolling it in my hands into a ball...

Cover with sugar...

Large eggs too, then refrigerate while oven is preheating, they bake better.

Baked up really nice!..

The caramel...not so much, but the chocolate stayed put! It's still a royal mess so...don't try this at home.

Here is the inside of the small eggs :-).

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Happy 1st Birthday Danielle

This cake was at first a challenge due to the sock monkey I'd never made before. My first attempt failed only because my sock monkey looked like it had been lifting weights! It DID NOT like sitting on top of my cake so..it decided to CRASH AND BURN! But...it was actually a blessing in disguise because my second attempt was SO much better than the first and now...won't scare the 1 year old it's going to :-).
Top cake: Fresh Strawberry with MM buttercream, covered with modeling chocolate. Bottom layer: Dark Chocolate cake filled with a dark chocolate ganache covered with MM buttercream.