Author: Meadow Brown Bakery

How to temper chocolate without a thermometer

How to temper chocolate without a thermometer In this video tutorial I show you how to temper chocolate without a thermometer. It is quick and simple to do. If you have a thermometer you can use it but if you do not have one you can still temper chocolate. Tempering chocolate makes it smooth and glossy and it is different from just melting chocolate. In this recipe I use dark chocolate but you can use milk and white chocolate too but they melt at different temperatures, watch out for that, if you are using a thermometer. Here is a...

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How to make sweet shortcrust pastry

How to make sweet shortcrust pastry In this video tutorial I show you how to make sweet shortcrust pastry which can be used to make several sweet desserts like a Bakewell tart or lemon meringue pie. It is simple to make and it can be made in advance so that if you are entertaining you have one less thing to do on the day. Ingredients 225g plain flour, plus extra for dusting 150g butter, chilled 25g icing sugar 1 large egg, beaten Method Put some flour into a bowl and rub in the butter using your fingertips until the...

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How to make white chocolate ganache

How to make white chocolate ganache In this video tutorial I show you how to make white chocolate ganache which I use to pipe on to cakes or fill macarons. You can also use this ganache for anything you need to make ganache. You can even use it to fill cakes and to crumb coat cakes. After crumb coating cakes you can use the ganache to make drip cakes with ganache covering. You can use the ganache before it is whipped to drip on to cakes. You can watch this tutorial I did showing how to cover a cake...

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Gooey Oreo Brownies Recipe UK

Gooey Oreo Brownies Recipe UK In this video I will be sharing with you the this gooey chocolate Oreo brownies recipeIt’s quick and simple to make and they taste amazing. Oreo biscuits are a type of sandwich biscuit and it can come in lots of different flavours including mint and strawberry. For this recipe I used the ‘original’ ones but you can use any Oreo flavour of your choice. Ingredients 226 grams unsalted butter 150 grams dark chocolate 25 grams cocoa powder 400 grams caster sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla 3 large eggs 160 grams plain flour some Oreo biscuits...

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Easy French Buttercream Recipe UK

Easy French Buttercream Recipe UK If you make make macarons often you will notice that you have a lot of egg yolks left over and there is only a limited amount of custard you can make. In this video tutorial I show you how to make this easy French Buttercream recipe. French buttercream can be used just like any other buttercream but it is less sweet and it is quite rich because of the egg yolks but it tastes great. When you make macarons you could make this French buttercream as a filling so that no egg yolks go...

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