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Gooey Turtle Brownie Sticky Buns

Heyyyy, I stuffed brownies into sticky buns for you.

Whenever I’m developing sticky bun recipes, I always make a full batch of yeast dough and then make two different half-batches of filling so I’ll have two new recipes to share. When I was working on this one, I realized that a half-batch of the brownie batter filling (that’s right: BROWNIE BATTER FILLING) had an entire cup of butter, a cup of cocoa powder, a cup and a half of sugar — and my head exploded.

SO I'm sharing them with you in the only format I can excuse myself for: as a half-recipe! This recipe makes twice as much yeast dough as you need (I don't recommend halving yeast recipes). Roll and fill half of the yeast dough to make these buns and then use the other half to make another kind! Need inspiration? Try these or these or these or these or these or these! Alternatively, you could use the extra dough to make a second batch of these buns and freeze it for later. To freeze some of the unbaked rolls, just wrap them well before the second rise and freeze them. Once frozen, pop them out of the pan all together and store in the freezer, wrapped in plastic wrap and in a zip top bag or wrapped in foil. When you want to bake them, stick them back in a greased pan, thaw them in the fridge overnight, proof for the instructed amount of time, and bake like usual.



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To read my awkward post about this awkward recipe, evaluate whether this recipe is amazing or insane or kind of both, and see more photos, please head over to Willow Bird Baking!

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Mini Dark Chocolate Cupcake Bites

Mini Dark Chocolate Cupcake Bites
Mini Dark Chocolate Cupcake Bites - These little gems are satisfyingly rich and full of dark chocolate flavor. The texture just melts in your mouth. I've topped these with candy canes for a festive touch for the holidays, but you don't have to, so these are great any time of year! Recipe and more at The Alchemist.
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The EPIC Dulce de Leche Brownie

After making Ina Garten's Outrageous Brownies last year, I didn't think I would ever find a new recipe to sweet me off my feet. But then along came this Epic Brownie. And it involves dumping an entire can of dulce de leche--straight INTO the batter.

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This recipe is true magic: explosively fudgy and sink-your-teeth-in dense, this brownie recipe has turned heads and will blow every other brownie recipe you have tried out of the water.If you don't believe me, hop on over to my blog and see the fudgy photos for yourself--you won't regret it (although your jeans might--but that's what New Year's resolutions are for, right?).

Recipe below the cut and over here!

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Oh gosh, it has been virtually forever since I have posted a recipe here! But you'll forgive me in about 0.0005 seconds, because a) you are going to hate me for this recipe, and b) you are going to LOVE me for this recipe. Original, chewy, and friend-tested. Peanut buttery heaven.

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If you think this is cute, I have tons of pictures and banners for this incredibly chewy bar. For the full recipe and a really FUN new photoseries (which includes other fun Peanut Butter banners like the one above!) titled "TEN REASONS TO GET JIGGY WITH PEANUT BUTTER RIGHT NOW (MAYBE EVEN WHILE YOU READ THIS)," visit my newly made-over blog!

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Aug. 25th, 2013

I overcooked brownies a little and now they are kind of dry and rubbery.

Is there a way to salvage them?

How about forking them all over and pouring sweetened condensed milk over them? Or would that end up being disgusting. :(

Brownies with peanuts and walnuts

This is probably my weakness-brownies. My family loves them. I love to experiment with recipes of brownies, but this is the most beloved. They are not dry , and have a rich chocolate flavor. Delicious !

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Black Forest Brownies

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Its cherry month! I love cherries. I didn’t use to though. I think the ghastly glaced stuff really did a number on me, put me off cherries for years. I’m glad I gave cherries a second chance. Look at all that I’ll be missing out on!

Besides their fabulous taste, cherries are full of antioxidants, melatonin and anthocyanins. Seems there’s no reason why we shouldn’t be getting our fill of cherries while their still in season!

This recipe is exactly the same as the Chocolate & Raspberry Brownie(originally from Good Food Website), just that instead of raspberries, I used cherries.
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Click here for more pictures and info on the health benefits of cherries

Easy Nutella Brownie Bites

Easy Nutella Brownie Bites

Easy Nutella Brownie Bites - These fudgy  little morsels are super easy to make and only take a few ingredients! Perfect for any Nutella lover! Lots more over at The Alchemist.


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Slutty Cheesecake Bars

Disclaimer #1: You guys are going to love me. TRUST me.
Disclaimer #2: You are also going to hate me. Very, very much.
Disclaimer #3: Print this. Bookmark this. Pin this. Whatever. Just make sure you have this on file, so that if a zombie apocalypse hits tomorrow, you will at least have these to see you out in your final hours.
Disclaimer #4: Make a batch. Then make ten. And make sure you send me at least one of them.

These are GOOD.

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Friends have been ooh-ing and aah-ing over these slutty cheesecake bars (original recipe from Baker's Royale--alas, the name is not mine) all week. What could be more slutty than an Oreo stuffed on top of a chewy chocolate chip cookie crust, slathered in rich cheesecake, and then doused in a generous shower of chopped Oreos and Whoppers?

The answer is nothing. In case you were wondering.

This has been the most pinned, featured, and reblogged photo/recipe I have posted yet--check out more pictures at my blog!

Now go bake these like tomorrow is a zombie apocalypse.

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Dreamy Raspberry Magic Streusel Bars

I spent my entire life looking for McDreamy.

I've finally found it.

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Okay, maybe this isn't a precise replacement for McDreamy, but I will guarantee that whether you're:
a) still searching for McDreamy/McDreamess,
b) looking to impress the current McDreamy/McDreamess in your life, or
c) just looking for a really excellent dessert to stuff your face with while you await McDreamy/McDreamess' arrival

this is your dream dessert.

So take the leap over here
and try it--you won't want to miss this recipe!
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Black Sesame Sunshine Brownies

You know that song, "I'm sexy and I know it?" These brownies didn't even invent it.
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They perfected it.
If you're looking for smoky, sexy sesame that's also going to make your hair sexily vibrant (yes, one of the many benefits of black sesame!), you should go make these.
Like, right now.
Sashay those sexy hips on over to the kitchen, m'friends.

Want to get the scoop on the sunshine part of these brownies? Hop on over to my blog to read more! I love and definitely appreciate all of your comments :)

So do it.
'Cuz we're sexy and we know it. (That's the brownies talking.)
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Kosher for Passover Brownies

If you've ever made or eaten any baked goods on Passover, you know that they're usually bland, tasteless, dry and heavy. This is because that all of the prohibited foods are common baking items - flour, baking powder/soda, extracts, etc. When you take all of those things out of the equation, it can be difficult to create something that follows the rules while also tasting delicious.

That's where these brownies come in.

They are chocolatey and chewy, but most importantly, they're moist and delicious! With a nice glass of milk, you can easily overlook the fact that the only thing keeping them together are some eggs and matzo meal.

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Want to get a crash-course in Passover and hear about how I went all mad-scientist in the kitchen when I made these? Head on over to Elfie's Edibles!

Cadbury Creme Egg Brownies

Ooey, gooey, and fudgey brownies with a surprise topping of Cadbury Creme Eggs to help you get in the Easter spirit.

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Want to see more pictures of this masterpiece? Head over to Leanne Bakes!

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Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

Did you know that today (Friday, 3/1) is National Peanut Butter day? I had no idea, either, until I saw something about it on Facebook while I was getting ready for work this the morning.

I had three half-pound Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (yes, that's 1.5 pounds total if you're counting) that are basically impossible to eat, but I wanted to find something to do with them that would be delicious. I'm not joking when I tell you that these things are HUGE! I only used one, but the brownies came out chewy and chocolatey with nice big chunks of peanut butter spread throughout. I'm drooling as I write this and they're sitting on the counter behind me!

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As always, you can visit my blog, Elfie's Edibles, to find out why I have so many huge peanut butter cups and what else I'm up to in the kitchen.

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What the FUDGE brownies

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One golden rule to the art of storytelling has withstood the test of time and clime:

“Show, don’t tell.”

I call it story-showing. If a picture’s worth 1000 words, a moving image is priceless.

Maybe it shows you a comforting, rich, fudgy morsel of relief on the tattered couch after an exhausting Friday.

Maybe it shows you a righty trying really hard to be a lefty, with limited success.

What story does this gif show you?

For the beautiful story behind this fudgiest of brownies, hop on over to my blog. I hope you all enjoy the gif and recipe!

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Insanely Fudgy Deconstructed Twix Brownies

Happy Friday! Or, if you’re at my house, Happy Gooey, Rich, Caramel-y, Fudgy Friday…

In honor of this momentous occasion, I have composed an incredibly insightful, original, and profound song for all of you…

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(Sung to the tune of something vaguely resembling Rebecca Black’s “Friday,” the rights to which I do not own–thank God.)

♪ Oo-ooh-ooh, ooh yeah, yeah

Yeah, yeah

Yeah-ah-ah

Yeah-ah-ah

Yeah-ah-ah

Yeah-ah-ah

Yeah, yeah, yeah

7 AM waking up in the morning

Skipping to the chorus ‘cuz this verse’s boring….

It’s GooeyRichCaramel-yFudgyday,

GooeyRichCaramel-yFudgyday,

gotta get brown(-ies) on Friday

Everybody’s looking forward to the

Freakin’ fudgy brownies!

<<Fin.>>

For the absolutely delectable recipe and more fun fudgy Friday shenanigans hop on over!

Zesty Orange Cheesecake Gingerbread Blondies

Looking for questionable fantastic ways to spend your holidays with your closest ones, enemies and friends alike? Aside from these delicious cheesecake blondies, here are some great faux holiday party ideas that never quite made it past the drawing board...

Zesty Orange Cheesecake Gingerbread Blondies (12.17.12)

7. Naughty or Naughtier: Draw from a hat of “naughty” deeds and perform them in front of your friends! But it gets better–in order to win, your friends have to out-naughty your naughty deed. Do you have what it takes to get yourself in the top spot on Santa’s naughty list this year?

6. Hot Space Heater: Want to turn up the heat this year on family & friends fun day? Play this season-appropriate version of “Hot Potato” with your closest enemies. All you need are some rockin’ Christmas tunes and a preheated warmer–toss the space heater around in a circle until it gets too hot to handle! For extra excitement, make sure to invite your in-laws and that second cousin, twice removed that you never really liked.

5. Turkey Deep-Frying Competition: Get your frying vats ready–this is one sizzling holiday game! See who can fry their turkies the fastest; the hotter the stove, the hotter the game! (In order to qualify, participants must fry their turkies whole, preferably in a crowded space where flying oil and raging tempers will be an issue.)

For more fun (anti-)ideas and recipe photos, hop on over here!

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White Chocolate Chocolate Swirl Blondies

Looking to turn a bad day inside-out? 

As an English literature graduate student, I'm all on board with that form vs. content ship. And for me, the only way to completely flip a terrible, no-good, very bad day inside-out is to reverse things.

Like, everything.

So let's talk about these blondies, shall we?

Besides getting a whopping, creamy mouthful of white chocolate in every bite, you also get the luscious, tempering swirl of semi-sweet chocolate that we all need and crave after a horrendous day.



To share your thoughts on what has made your day a bad or extremely good day (as mine was), and for more photos/stories, hop on over!


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Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

Everything’s been a little bit stressful and crazy lately. The Husband has been working especially hard and has been completely exhausted, so I thought I’d bake him a little something to cheer him up.

These are a complete comfort food: dense, rich, gooey chocolate brownies studded with milk chocolate chunks and marbled with swirls of velvety cream cheese. It’s like two desserts in one! Try to resist. Seriously.

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Recipe and lots and lots of step-by-step pictures on my blog, Cloudberry Dreams.


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Chocolate & Raspberry Brownies

Did anyone see the cover of BBC Good Food magazine this month? It had the most gorgeous looking chocolate & raspberry brownies I've ever seen, and I honestly couldn't resist the idea. I used an adapted version of a great brownie recipe, the results were amazing.

These gooey, chocolatey, raspberryish beauties are the perfect childhood-to-adulthood crossover treat. You need these in your life. Immediately.

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For lots of step-by-step pictures and the recipe, please visit my blog, Cloudberry Dreams.

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Brownie-Bottom Coconut Chocolate Cream Cake

First, I just wanted to remind you that Willow Bird Baking is a finalist for SAVEUR's Best Baking and Desserts Blog and that there are 3 days left to vote if you want to -- I'd definitely be grateful! You can find the link to vote on my blog post, linked below.

Next, I just wanted to remind you've been planning to make a ridiculous layer "cake" for awhile now. A "cake" that actually doesn't include a single bit of cake, perhaps? One that does include brownies, coconut cream, chocolate mousse, whipped cream, chocolate bits, and toasted coconut? Maybe you didn't realize that you were planning to do this? Now you know.

Sometimes less is more... sometimes more is more!



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To read about my exuberant childhood insomnia, share about your own sleeping habits (because that's normal, right?), get the link to vote for WBB as the SAVEUR Best Baking & Dessert Blog, and see more cake photos, please head over to Willow Bird Baking!

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Hungry Girl Peppermint Bark Fudge

My friend had a baby a few weeks ago, and I was finally able to go visit them this week. I couldn't go empty handed, but I wanted to bring something that was both delicious AND somewhat healthy. A few days ago, I got this recipe in my daily Hungry Girl email. It fit all the requirements: healthier than normal fudge, delicious (OK, so I was guessing here, but I've enjoyed the other HG recipes that I've used) and easy to make.

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Long story short: I'll DEFINITELY be making these again!

Gooey S'mores Bars

Okay, this is the last catch-up post from me!

This is a recipe from gotyellowcard that I loved! This is also the very first post on Willow Bird Baking shot with my brand new camera (a Canon Rebel t2i with an f/1.4 50mm lens) -- I hope you can tell a huge difference. Like, about $900 worth of difference. Like, a "money that took me about a year to save and more money than I will ever have ever again" sort of difference. haha.

These bars were gooey and delicious, and chock full of chocolatey, marshmallowy, graham crackery goodness. They're also easy and quick to whip together. I later adapted the recipe to create my Gooey Cookies & Cream Bars, so now I have two new bar cookie recipes I love. Be sure to make them both!




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To see possibly the weirdest photo ever posted on a food blog, read about my love-hate relationship with photography, and see more Gooey S'mores Bars photos shot with the new camera, please head over to Willow Bird Baking!

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Gooey Cookies & Cream Bars

I found a recipe for some amazing Gooey S'mores Bars that we loved (this'll be my next post!), and I decided to fiddle with it. I had some Hershey's Cookies 'n Creme Bars that I wanted to use in the place of regular Hershey's bars, and I substituted Oreo crumbs for graham cracker crumbs. With a few more alterations, Gooey Cookies & Cream Bars were born.

These things are flippin' delicious. They are, indeed, gooey -- and they're also crunchy and rich and, well, cookies & creamy. They're also incredibly easy to make!



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To read about someone I wish you'd known, hear about a Christmas fairyland that exists in real life, and see more Cookies & Cream Bar photos, please head over to Willow Bird Baking!

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Today was a day for cooking...

So I made a quiche for my weeks lunches (recipe below), and anyone would have thought that would be enough for the day, but not for me of course. I went shopping and picked up some potatoes and kumara, which just called for roast chicken.

I covered the chicken in the damson plum sauce my aunty gave me, and a dribble of raspberry balsamic vinegar, and I stuffed a lemon up its bum. Then I scattered potatoes, kumara slices, an onion, some carrot chunks and a handful of tiny yams around it. I covered it in baking paper as I'm out of tin foil at the moment and let it cook til the vege's were done and the chicken juices ran clear. Then I made a gravy. I took the juices from the pan, added a dash of soy sauce, some flour, a tsp of crushed garlic and some water. It was ridiculously delicious.

I then made an apple crumble. I chopped up one apple into cubes and made a topping of 1/2c flour, 1/4c cinnamon sugar and 1/8c margerine. That went on top of the apple and the whole thing went into the oven for about 40 minutes. I may have made a quick trip across the road for a 60c cone from maccas so that I could have ice cream with it as I forgot to buy some earlier. During the maccas trip I realised that it was my friends birthday, and I didn't have a single thing to give her. So I came home and after I had demolished a rather sizeable amount of chicken and vege I decided to make some brownies. My choccie chips and 70% chocolate seems to have disappeared though so I made a cocoa brownie with some chunks of peanut chocolate in it. I used this recipe, using raspberry essence instead of vanilla and it is GLORIOUS.

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All in all, pleasing day. I like being in the kitchen for long amounts of time, not such a fan of the dishes which accumulate with it though haha.

Baker's Chocolate

I bought some baker's chocolate awhile ago, thinking I'd do something with it, but I haven't seen a recipe that needed it yet. Any recipes that take advantage of it? Brownies or cakes or cookies or something relatively simple is preferred. No pies!

The only thing is that it has to be delicious. Thanks!

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A couple questions about brownies!

First, what is your fav fudgy brownie recipe? Do bring the delicious gooey, dark chocolately melt-in-your-mouth goodness!

Secondly, what's the big difference between brownie recipes with cocoa powder vs. those with melted down chocolate?

Lastly, a conversion question: I absolutely love the way these Raspberry Brownies came out!

The thing is, I don't need a whole 9x13 tray of lava cakesque brownies. Should I get the same effect if I made them in a ramekin instead? Do I need to change the baking time significantly if I scale the recipe down?

Thank you!
festive and fruity white chocolate blondies

Festive and fruity white chocolate blondies, perfect for a holiday party or cookie exchange. Also makes a wonderful gift!

Recipe and more at my blog, The Alchemist.

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Alice Medrich's Best Cocoa Brownies



by Bake 5!

Best Cocoa Brownies
adapted from Alice Medrich by Sunday Nite Dinner
Makes 16 large or 25 smaller brownies
  • 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (natural or Dutch-process)
    1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cold large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup walnut or pecan pieces (optional)
  • Special equipment: An 8-inch square baking pan
  1. Position a rack in the lower third of the oven and preheat the oven to 325°F. Line the bottom and sides of the baking pan with parchment paper or foil, leaving an overhang on two opposite sides.
  2. In a medium heatproof bowl, add the butter and set on top of a large sauce pan with barely simmering water. Melt the butter, then add sugar and salt, and stir until well combined. Next add the cocoa powder and stir until mixture is smooth and hot enough that you want to remove your finger fairly quickly after dipping it in to test. Remove the bowl from the skillet and set aside briefly until the mixture is only warm, not hot.
  3. Stir in the vanilla with a wooden spoon. Add the eggs one at a time, stirring vigorously after each one. When the batter looks thick, shiny, and well blended, add the flour and stir until you cannot see it any longer, then beat vigorously for 40 strokes with the wooden spoon or a rubber spatula. Stir in the nuts, if using. Spread evenly in the lined pan.
  4. Bake until a toothpick plunged into the center emerges slightly moist with batter, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool completely on a rack.
  5. Lift up the ends of the parchment or foil liner, and transfer the brownies to a cutting board. Cut into 16 or 25 squares.
Chocolate note: Any unsweetened natural or Dutch-process cocoa powder works well here. Natural cocoa produces brownies with more flavor complexity and lots of tart, fruity notes, which maybe more exciting for you. Dutch-process cocoa results in a darker brownie with a mellower, old-fashioned chocolate pudding flavor, pleasantly reminiscent of childhood. 
 
My Note: These tasted even better the next day (:

Slices/small sweet bites?

Hi everyone!

Every year, my fiance's family have a pre-Christmas get together where we all give our presents to eachother. Every year I bring some kind of sweet slice or fudge or nibblies-type thing. I'm really trying to impress them and bring them something they'll love.
Last year I made coconut ice, and the year before that i made chocolate balls (the ones with condensed milk, cocoa, milk arrowroot biscuits and coconut).

Do you have any particular favourites that I might be able to make??
Thanks!!

Best Cocoa Brownies

I don't know if these are the best, but Alice Medrich's recipe is pretty darn good (:

For more pictures and recipes, check out my food blog HERE



Makes 16 large or 25 smaller brownies
  • 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder (natural or Dutch-process)
    1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cold large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup walnut or pecan pieces (optional)
  • Special equipment: An 8-inch square baking pan
  1. Position a rack in the lower third of the oven and preheat the oven to 325°F. Line the bottom and sides of the baking pan with parchment paper or foil, leaving an overhang on two opposite sides.
  2. In a medium heatproof bowl, add the butter and set on top of a large sauce pan with barely simmering water. Melt the butter, then add sugar and salt, and stir until well combined. Next add the cocoa powder and stir until mixture is smooth and hot enough that you want to remove your finger fairly quickly after dipping it in to test. Remove the bowl from the skillet and set aside briefly until the mixture is only warm, not hot.
  3. Stir in the vanilla with a wooden spoon. Add the eggs one at a time, stirring vigorously after each one. When the batter looks thick, shiny, and well blended, add the flour and stir until you cannot see it any longer, then beat vigorously for 40 strokes with the wooden spoon or a rubber spatula. Stir in the nuts, if using. Spread evenly in the lined pan.
  4. Bake until a toothpick plunged into the center emerges slightly moist with batter, 20 to 25 minutes. Let cool completely on a rack.
  5. Lift up the ends of the parchment or foil liner, and transfer the brownies to a cutting board. Cut into 16 or 25 squares.
These brownies were so indulgent and fudgy, with the gorgeous tang of cream cheese that I love so much. In half the pan, I embedded funsize Snickers in the batter, which added a superb nutty, caramelly crunch to the brownie base.

They get an A+ from me -- simple to make, pretty to look at, amazing to eat. Make them soon!




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To find out why these brownies are "bittersweet" (hint: it has nothing to do with the chocolate), see more brownie photos, or find the link to donate to Erika of Ivory Hut (a food blogger who just lost her home and all her possessions in a fire), please head over to Willow Bird Baking!

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Lemon-Scented Pull-Apart Coffee Cake

Enjoy a slice of this delicious citrus loaf cake right now. 


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Lemon-Scented Pull-Apart Coffee Cake
Makes a 9″x5″ pan
 
 
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Caramel Fudge Brownie Cheesecake

After making my Coffee Cookie Dough Fudge Cheesecake, I started brainstorming about other indulgent, over-the-top cheesecake combinations. This past week, my little brother graduated from high school. It was a perfect time to make a big ol' cheesecake and take him a slab!

While making this cheesecake certainly does require time and energy, it's a relatively straightforward recipe and is perfect for a special occasion. The multistep procedure produces a thick layer of rich brownie drowning in gooey, buttery-tasting caramel sauce, all on top of creamy cheesecake. It also boasts an oreo crust and decadent ganache. Essentially: YUM.




That little chubby-cheeked guy? That's my brother about a decade ago! I feel old.


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To see a blackmail-worthy video of my sister singing, "Alarm of the Freshman," a song she made up for the occasion, or to see/hear more about this monster of a cheesecake, please visit my baking blog, Willow Bird Baking!

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black beans as baking substitution?

So, my brother tells me that black beans can be a substitute for oil and eggs in things like brownies. I've heard of (and used) applesauce as a substitution, but black beans? Really? He says he just uses a whole can, drained, rinsed, and pureed, and just has to add a bit of water to the batter. Unfortunately, he's across the state from me and I can't try his concoction myself. Has anyone here done this? How does it taste? What's the texture like? I'd love to try it, but I'm picky about my chocolate (my brother is less so, which is what makes me hesitate) and don't want to waste good brownies if they're not going to turn out.

Reese's Pieces Recipes?

I have a ton of Reeses Pieces candies leftover from Hallowe'en that I don't want to waste, so I was thinking of making some sort of baked treat for my friends. I've seen tons of different kinds of recipes on the net but don't know which is the best. I was thinking of a recipe that isn't too buttery or sickly sweet, but the kind that is a nice treat with coffee. I'm open to any kind of baked good!

Bake Sale

I've been asked to bring baked goods for a bake sale fundraiser, only the recipe books I have have strange complicated recipes and since I'm a health freak, my own recipes are 'healthified' and only my mom and I seem to like them. Does anyone have a full proof recipe that is sure to please, not too weird, fail-proof, and not too expensive to make? (no recipes calling for high quality Swiss dark chocolate or anything) It has to be something that will sell. Thanks in advance!

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