Author: Meadow Brown Bakery

Praline Buttercream Icing

Praline Buttercream Icing In this video tutorial I show you how to make this delicious almond praline buttercream icing. You can use this delicious praline buttercream for cakes and any other desserts. You can watch how to make French buttercream here I also recorded a video showing how to make praline and you can For the praline 100g blanched almonds 300g caster sugar 100ml water For the French buttercream 225g caster sugar 75ml water pinch of cream of tartar 8 egg yolks (use the other six reserved ones) 350g unsalted butter, softened Method For the praline, toast the blanched almonds in a dry frying pan until golden. Boil the caster sugar and water together in a pan until it turns golden . Remove from the heat and add the toasted almonds, stir well and tip onto a baking sheet lined with silicon paper. Leave to cool, then tip into the bowl of a food processor and blitz to a fine powder. For the French buttercream, pour the water into a heavy based pan with the sugar and cream of tartar. Bring to the boil and boil rapidly until it reaches 115C (Soft Ball) on a sugar thermometer. Pour the egg yolks into the bowl of an electric mixer with the whisk attachment. With the mixer running, gradually add the sugar syrup and continue whisking for 5 – 10 minutes...

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How to make chocolate fudge icing

How to make chocolate fudge icing Chocolate fudge icing is rich and cream and it tastes amazing. I like to use this recipe for cupcakes and chocolate cakes because it is quick and simple and it sets well. In this video I show you how to make chocolate fudge icing in a few simple steps. I used this chocolate fudge icing recipe to decorate this chocolate tray bake recipe You can make this recipe to cover chocolate cupcakes or any other chocolate cake recipes. The recipe will be a bit too runny to pipe but you can let it...

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Fudge In this video tutorial I show you how to make fudge with some colourful sprinkles. Fudge is quite popular, simple to make and above all delicious. It can be varied by adding different ingredients to it like chopped nuts or dried fruit. If you find the right packaging you can give fudge as gifts. The girls at Country Hill Cottage have some great packaging ideas so please feel free to visit and some label and packaging ideas for any time of the year. Ingredients 450 grams caster sugar 56 grams butter 170 gram can evaporated milk 130 millilitres...

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Japanese Cheesecake

Japanese Cheesecake Japanese cheesecake is creamy and light ant tastes delicious.  I have baked this cake in two different sizes, an 8 inch round and 6 inch round.  To get a great height and jiggle you would need to bake the cake in a 6 inch round cake tin. The first time I baked this cake it did not crack on top but cracks can happen and if they do, no big deal, they still taste great.  Just dust with some icing sugar and enjoy. Ingredients 140 grams cream cheese 100 grams caster sugar 80 ml full fat milk...

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How to make praline

How to make praline In this video tutorial I show you how to make praline. I am making French almond praline but you can use the same method to make other pralines with different nuts, e.g hazelnut or pecan praline. The nuts are first toasted and then added to caramel. Praline can be used to fill chocolates and added to ice cream and buttercream among other uses. You can also make make some praline shards to top cupcakes or cakes. For the praline 100g blanched almonds 300g caster sugar 100ml water Toast the blanched almonds in a dry frying...

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