baking beast

a suspicious creature has been lurking around the streets, leaving behind delights that dreams are made of. what's to become of this baking beast?

Sunday, September 26, 2004

chocolate espresso bars

so yesterday i made chocolate espresso bars from the william's sonoma website to bring to a gathering with friends last night. they were reaaallyyy good! well loved by all. somewhat of a brownie but really really dense and chocolatey. i covered it up with the ganache that i had leftover which transformed into a great layer of chocolateyness. surprisingly the bars weren't that sweet, but very rich. i enjoyed them though. they're pretty good when still a little chilled from the refrigerator but not straight out of the fridge. fudgy, chocolatey, coffee-filled goodness. they're gone today. :P

the chocolate bar base

finished product :D

here's the finished product while being devoured : )

my next undertaking might be apple pie baking. there's an "all-american apple pie recipe" contest for the culinary institute of america that i'm interested in. maybe i'll bake a couple and see if any would ever be worthy of submission. if not, it's still a fun project. mmm... apple pie!! can't wait to tinker with all the different components of it. i now also have to think about what to make for this sugar high fridays thing! man.. i live for baking.


Blogger Zarah Maria said...

Oh yes we do, don't we?;-) Ah, if one could only live in the kitchen...

Great start here Emily!

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