All posts tagged: cookies

Woodland Wedding Inspiration

I got the idea some time ago for this shoot. I bought a woodland creatures cookie cutter set from Ikea, it had a bear, elk, fox, squirrel and hedgehog. At first I thought it would be fun to do a little woodland theme for the cookies but then I kept thinking about adding more things and thenΒ before I knew it it turned into this! The theme of this wedding cake table is woodland. It includes lots of lovely green foliage such as ivy and beautiful dark red fruits and berries like grapes and blueberries. The naked cake is a really simple yet beautiful option for a wedding cake. Adding fruit, flowers and/or foliage makes the cake look stunning and it’s definitely possible (and cheap) to make this cake yourself. All of the food featured is actually really simple to make, it just requires nice presentation. I’m hoping this post will inspire brides-to-be, guide DIY brides on what desserts to consider or at least help with choosing food/cakes and presentation/theme. The food featured in this post …

GF Crownies (cookie brownies or is it brownie cookies?)

I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned that I’m terrible at making cookies. I managed to pull off theseΒ but I needed something gluten-free so I searched for aΒ delicious –delicious being the key word here- chocolate cookie that wouldn’t taste dry or crumbly and instead be moist and very, very tasty. These, my friends, are those cookies. They were chewy in the middle and crunchy around the edges with lots of chocolate. They were a big hit and I’ll admit, I sneaked some for my own personal supply. GF crownies (adapted from Yammie’s Gluten Freedom) – 2 cups chocolate chips – 2 1/2 cups icing/powdered sugar – 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa – 1 tbs cornstarch – 3 egg whites, room temp – 1/4 tsp salt Method Preheat oven to 175C/350F and line a cookie tray or baking rack with grease-proof paper. In a large heat-proof bowl melt 1 cup of chocolate. Do 20 seconds at a time to make sure you don’t over do it. Keep stirring between heating and take out as soon as it’s melted. In …