Skip to main content

Faeriwood Kitchen: Brownie Edition


Something a little more lifestyle than beauty today in the form of a recipe. I feel the need to share because ever since I made these Baileys Marshmallow Brownies a few weeks ago I haven't been able stop thinking about them!

Side note: The measurements are in cup measurements because I'm lazy & when making things up off the top of my head I find it easier than weighing everything! 

Ingredients:
1 cup baking flour
1 cup caster sugar
1 cup hot chocolate powder
1/2 oil veg oil
1/2 cup of melted dark chocolate (I used pure cacao I found in TK Maxx but mixed it with some milk chocolate to lighten it up a bit)
2 eggs
A miniature bottle of Baileys
A cup of mini marshmallows 



Method:
Typical Brownie method here I think. Mix the wet ingredients first then stir in the dry ingredients & the marshmallows. 
Bake for 20ish minutes @ 175c fan assisted for seriously gooey brownies! (don't worry about brown spots that's just the marshmallows, for the squeamish who prefer less gooey brownies increase baking time) 

Finish: everything looks & tastes better when finished with icing sugar. That's just fact... 

Fun fact! Baileys makes everything Christmassy. And if you can wait for these bad boys to cool down then you're a better person than me! Ooey gooey festive goodness!


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Budget Beauty Brushes: are they really worth it?

I know what you're thinking. A second bargain beauty post in a row? Maybe switch it up eh? Ummmm nope. I love my premium makeup items, I really do. But I love finding a bargain beauty buy just as much, if not more.

Today I'm talking brushes. There seems to be an incredible range of brushes out there at the minute. Whether it's high end, mid range, or budget, there is something for everyone and there is usually a dupe (or shall we just call them copies?)
Today I'm looking at budget brushes including one of those infamous copies.

Unbranded EBay Brushes 7 piece set for 5.69





An obvious replica of the Real Techniques Precious Metal brushes and at first glance the only difference is that these don't have RT stamped on the side. The design, the colours, the shapes are exactly the same! I've never used the real Real Techniques ones but I'd have to say if I spent £30 or more on these I'd be hugely disappointed. Having only spent a fiver I'm really chuffed. The…

Faeriwood Eats: Wolf & Devour, gluten free dining done right

I get asked a lot about how people can go about promoting their businesses and whilst it is a huge question one of the things I will always recommend is social media and Instagram. I love it. I've discovered so many good restaurants while browsing hashtags and local accounts. Recently I was scrolling through #Glutenfreebelfast and spotted five glorious words. 
Gluten. Free. Mac'n'Cheese. Balls. 
Cue heavy breathing. 
It wasn't until we were sitting down in the small but gorgeously laid out premises - think modern cantina with industrial and urban garden accents - that I realised I've actually seen the Wolf & Devour food truck around festivals and fairs but I had always assumed, being full of all things bready, that they were just a no go for little old Coeliac me. Knowing that they had at least this one gf item on the menu gave me the confidence to go and visit their Ballyhackamore restaurant as soon as I physically could.
Still, when we sat down to order, I involu…

Alita: Battle Angel

For all the hype about it's animated lead character, and the clashing of titans that is Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron, Alita: Battle Angel is the teen fantasy movie (potential) franchise you didn't know you were getting and I'm not sure you wanted. 
Alita starts with Christoph Waltz finding her discarded shell in the trash dump of a mysterious floating city that lords over the world on the ground. He then take her back and, with the help of his *mayaswellbemute* assistant, rebuilds her with a teen shaped mech body he just happens to have lying around and gives her the name of his dead daughter. None of this is supposed to be creepy at all. When Alita, Rosa Salazar, starts to realise that she is not just your typical abandoned teendroid but actually a super slick alien android with secret ninja fighting skills she does what any girl would do... she throws herself at, literally, the first boy she meets and takes up roller derby. Oh but she's also a sassy vigilante …