Today ... in review





Radishes are popping out of the ground, 22 corn plants think it is spring and have poked their heads up. Zucchinis are unfolding life dancers from Swan Lake and all is well with the world.



Hey Julie I tried your recipe for Lavash crackers and they were a sensational success!! ( Julie is Crazy Mumma from Towards Sustainability linked below). I rolled the dough out with the past maker to make them ultra thin. I couldn't believe how many it made. This container full plus the 8,432 that Hubbie and I ate as they came out of the oven and there is still half the dough mixture left.

The recipe was simply 3 cups of flour, 1 tsp salt 2 tbs poppy seeds 2 tbs sesame seeds 1 egg 1 cup of milk 60g butter.

They are identical to the store bought ones we got on the weekend to spread Camembert on. Of course they don't have any preservatives and probably cost about 45c to make. Now I will have to make the coriander dip again considering I have so much coriander growing.


Here is my favourite chocolate cake recipe

 


Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

2/3 cup of cocoa sifted then add 2/3 cup of boiling water. Stir and put aside.
In a new bowl beat together 200g of room temperature butter with 330g of caster sugar.
Once creamed add 2 tsp of vanilla and 3 eggs one at a time. Then stir in 2 cups of Self Raising Flour then add 125 ml of milk. Cook for about 55 minutes, or until you can poke a skewer into the cake and it comes out clean.

7 comments:

Kez said...

I definitely have to try Julie's recipe now! What a brilliant idea to roll it out with the pasta maker!!

Crazy Mumma said...

Mmmmmmmm, chocolate caaaake (where's that drool icon?). Aren't the lavash crackers moore-ish?! It's lucky that the recipe makes about a million, 'cause we eat them all in about 2 days!

LadiesoftheHouse said...

Your chocolate cake looks great and I have always wanted to try making crackers so I'll have to look for that recipe. I enjoyed my visit to your blog and will be back!

Kris

Karen Deborah said...

First visit love your blog! Caan you translate the grams for the folks in the US, we are still using teaspoons, tablespoons and cups. Crackers are a lot of money and I'd like to try the recipe out.

han_ysic said...

The crackers look so great! I'm definately going to try them.

Linda said...

They look like the real ones too. I haven't had many but I love them.

libby said...

Those lavash crackers look fantastic and I am definitely going to try the chocolate cake - looks like my kind of cake - nice and easy and not too many ingredients.

Libby