Easter has been and gone, but a few days before the big day I decided to do some baking. I haven’t baked in so long so I was worried about how it would go or whether I would find my flair for it again but I had a stab at making Creme Egg Chocolate Brownies for the first time EVER! It wasn’t a disaster like I thought it might be in my head but instead they turned out great if a little squidgy at first but once set they were yummy.
I started by melting 180g of butter and 180g of dark chocolate in a pan over some boiling water…
I then mixed 3 eggs and 275g of Golden caster sugar in a bowl until it went pale and the size doubled…
Once the chocolate mixture cooled, it was then added to the egg and sugar mixture and I then weighed up 85g of plain flour and 40g of cocoa powder…
The flour and cocoa powder was then sieved into the rest of the mixture and folded in until well mixed…
It was then poured into the trays and placed in the oven for 15 minutes. After this I added the creme egg’s. I halved 6 eggs and put them into the mixture evenly and put back into the oven for a further 10 minutes before leaving to cool and set. And here is the final result….
I am really impressed with the recipe which I found over Here! Did any of you do any easter baking posts?
I signed up to the Blogger Programme about a month or two ago and noticed that a lot of companies feature on there looking for bloggers to work with. I saw a company called Peppersmith mints who specialise in mints and chewing gum and leapt at the chance to work with them. I always wish I had a packet of mints in my bag or chewing gum but plenty of times – I forget!! Peppersmith messaged me to say they would love to work with me and sent me some lovely items to try out myself.
I received a box of 6 packets which ranged from Chewing gum to mints all with different flavours like Spearmint, Peppermint and even Lemon & Eucalyptus. Needless to say I started using the mints straight away and made sure I kept a packet in my bag at all times so I always had them to eat. My brother has been sampling the chewing gum and loves it! He said that it doesn’t lose its taste quickly and he was really impressed with it.
The mints etc contain Xylitol which is amazing for our teeth and kills bacteria, helping to prevent plaque and tooth decay. Peppersmith work closely with the British Dental Health Foundation to ensure that their products are dentistry approved and safe for us to use. I love my teeth and would do anything to prevent them needing work or having to have one out.
The products come in fantastic packaging that is easy to use and just pop out a mint. I love carrying the packets in my handbag to give out to friends to try as well. I love this brand and what they stand for and having looked at their website, found that there are plenty of stockists in the UK as well as the company’s own web shop.
So if you haven’t tried them already then I thoroughly recommend buying a packet if you see them in a shop or popping over to their site and snapping some up.
Hope you loved this post? leave me a comment if you have 🙂
I am going to own up here to something so crazy that some of you may be shocked. I don’t care much for chocolate!!!! (Gasp) I am a savoury person more than a sweet and its very seldom that I crave chocolate ever.
However in the spirit of Easter, I thought I would compile my pick of chocolate, but not just any chocolate, I’m going all out and selecting the best of the luxury chocolates! Go big or go home right?! haha
Oeuf Maisonnette Egg £24.95 // Venchi Chocolate & Hazlenut Egg £49.99 // The Ostrich Easter Egg £75.00 // Charbonnel et Walker Egg £29.95 // Chocolatier’s Egg 2015 £80.00 // Godiva Easter Bunnies for Selfridges £6.50 (only available in store)
If I was going to spend money on luxury chocolates then it would have to be some of these. Sighs – if only I could win the lottery to buy these! I was lucky enough to receive some of the Godiva for Selfridges chocolates to try and here’s what they look like in the flesh.
What do you think? have you ever spent a small fortune on chocolate?
Hope you enjoy looking at these bad boys.