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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Ling Bakes : Brownies + Cookies = BROOKIES

Right after returning to office from lunching hour, I will start to yawn. Yes, the brain is lack of oxygen...ehehheeh and that makes me extremely sleepy especially when my tummy is full with yummy food. Hence, I try not to take rice. So, how to overcome the sleepiness? I will start to find some tidbits to nibble preventing my eyes from closing. Guess...my boss always seeing me nibbling more than working..hahahahahha.

Nibbling at office has become a norm and I decided to bake some cookies. Knowing that I always fail in baking cookies, I was thrilled when I came across Anne's blog when she bakes BROOKIES.

I know my cookies will never turn crispy thus BROOKIES is just the right recipe for me.
"Brookie is a cross between a brownie and a cookie , or should I say , a 2 in 1 treat ?! , part chocolate cookie , part fudgy brownie"**according to ANNE.

Unfortunately, my BROOKIES turned into a beehive. Nevertheless, the texture & yummyness was still there and I was happy nibbling them away during the movie marathon.

Brookies **recipe adapted from My Bare Cupboard - Anne

Ingredients
1 tablespoon sunflower oil
1 tsp unsalted butter
2 cups semisweet chocolate chunks ( 52 - 62% cacao ) ( 1 cup bittersweet and 1 cup white choco chips )***I swapped with choco marble chips
2 large eggs
3/4 cups light brown sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt

Method
* Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C .
* Melt the oil , butter and 1 cup of the chocolate together in a microwave-safe bowl in the microwave on high heat or melt the mixture in the stainless-steel bowl of a double boiler . Let cool .
* In another bowl , with a whisk , mix the eggs , sugar and vanilla together until well combined .
* Fold the melted chocolate mixture into the egg mixture .
* In another bowl , whisk together the remaining dry ingredients . Add the flour mixture into the chocolate mixture and mix until well combined , then add in the remaining chocolate chunks .
* Freeze the batter in a shallow pan , ( such as pie plate ) for 6 to 8 minutes until the batter sets and hardens slightly . I didn't freeze the batter since it was quiet thick enough to scoop directly onto the baking sheet .
* Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper . Scoop about 10 tablespoon-sized Brookies onto each sheet . Bake for 11 to 12 minutes until tops look dry and cracked ( the insides will still be quiet moist ) . Cool completely

While I was searching for tips of getting a perfect cookie, I came across this blog and I thought it will be nice to keep it as a future reference.

Tips for getting that perfect cookie texture.

22 comments:

  1. Never mind! Looks goods, bet it tasted good too!!! Slurpsss!!!!

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  2. that day I try the subway cookies and I like it..
    I like those soft cookies .. and extra sweet.. :)

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  3. Brookies! I normally call them Biscake >.<

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  4. Looks so yummy!!! I should have to try this one of these days. Thanks for the share.

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  5. Hahaha! Your first line sounds so familiar. That's so true! You've got some awesome bakes here! Thks for the FB like, dear! Check out the rest of my shopping pix & u could join a contest too! See u there!

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  6. LOOKSSS GREAT.. I was wondering what kind of texture it'll gives...hmmm...

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  7. The brookies look good! Can add some nuts or not? Hehe I like nuts

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  8. Brookies! I bet that my family will love these!

    Hi Ling, Nice to you via blogging. I'm also now your latest follower :D

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  9. Ling , don't worry about those small spots ! :D The taste is what matters , right ?! And I love the look of your cookies :)

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  10. Brookies! Didn't know they actually have a name for it~

    I thought those were my failed product *teehee*!

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  11. This looks good! I love brownies, cookies and anything chocolatey!

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  12. similar with Subway's cookies? They are soft too~

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  13. It's the taste that counts!!! Who wouldn't love a brownie cookie combination???? Yum!

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  14. Haiz....looking at your post always makes me hungry. I wanna consider moving house! Nearer to you so that I can taste all those delicious foods!! So yummy!!

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  15. First time heard of brookies...They looks good and yummy!

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  16. that lobang is coz by baking soda? but it's look good.. yummy!

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  17. You have been baking a lot lately. While I'm getting lazy, more into making bread nowadays. :)

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  18. Becoming more pro already u. Looks very yummy yummy!

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