Chocolate Chip Cookies – no butter, still awesome.

These cookies are made with coconut oil – I’d never baked with it before and had some in the cupboard after buying it on a whim, so when I saw the recipe on Pinterest I started preheating the oven… Ingredients: 1/2 cup softened coconut oil (should have the consistency of soft butter) 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup light soft brown sugar 1 egg, beaten … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies – no butter, still awesome.

Chocolate Chip Cookies. Abundantly chewy.

Looking for a recipe for chewy cookies?  This is the one.  The dough comes out a bit wet but you could chill it before baking if you wanted to make it easier to portion out. Original recipe here. Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cup melted butter (works out approximately 150g), cooled 1 cup light soft brown sugar … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies. Abundantly chewy.

Gingerbread squirrels? Gingerbread bastards.

So after buying a very cute cutter, gingerbread has been on my radar for a while and as it’s my day off, I decided to make it today. This recipe makes a softer textured gingerbread biscuit. Please note: I do not recommend a cutesy cutter unless you roll your gingerbread very thin, like I didn’t.  The result was some rather interesting looking gingerbread Jabbas.  They … Continue reading Gingerbread squirrels? Gingerbread bastards.