Chocolate Toffee Brittle

Here is a simple step by step recipe for Chocolate Toffee Brittle candy! Dark chocolate and crushed nuts like almonds or cashews on a rich, buttery, biscuit toffee crust! Making toffee has never been this easy!

Chocolate Toffee Brittle Recipe step by step from scratch | Nutty Dark Chocolate Caramel Candy | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of www.Foodomania.com

Chocolate is so often the source of such simple pleasures… This brittle candy is no exception. Caramel-y, chocolaty, chewy and festive, with a nutty crunch; they’re tasty, sure — but perhaps what these toffees really have going for them is their ease of preparation. I never thought ‘I’d’ be making toffee.. It’s just too much technique and that ain’t my style. But a recipe inspiration and excess of brown sugar in my pantry finally triggered the inner candy-Goddess in me and lo & behold – a simple concoction of chocolate & toffee right here for you! ;)

A handful of ingredients, a baking pan and 20 minutes is all you need to make these beauties. Ready? Go.

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Egg Substitutes 101

Egg Substitutes – 18 Super Easy Ways to Replace Eggs in Your Cooking and Baking 

Egg Substitutes | 18 Easy Ways to Replace Eggs in Cooking and Baking - Post compiled by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

(I first wrote this post for Parade Magazine’s blog. I’m re-posting this here because I think this will be incredibly useful for all of you!)

Are you a vegetarian or a vegan? Are you allergic to eggs? Or do you just dislike the smell or taste of eggs? Whatever your reason for not using eggs, there is no need for you to give up on your favorite dishes just because the recipe calls for them! In my experience, one can recreate most of the recipes with a few basic egg substitutes that are common ingredients in the pantry.

I’ve compiled a list of common substitutes that we use in cooking and baking. Before you pick up one of these options and expect it to work the way an egg does, you will need to understand the purpose of using eggs in cooking or baking. Basically, eggs are added for four major reasons: –   Continue reading

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Caramel Buttercream

Get the best of both worlds by making these chocolate whoopie pies with caramel buttercream filling! Rustic looking cake-like chocolate cookies sandwiched together with luscious salted caramel buttercream!

Eggless Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Caramel Buttercream Recipe written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

If you were to choose between chocolate and caramel, what would you choose?

Difficult decision, huh? It is like Sophie’s Choice.

Each element is so beautiful on its own that one can imagine what a party it would be if the two came together. Hold on. Why imagine? I’ve got it right here for you! Chocolate whoopie pies filled with a salted buttercream frosting. Can it get better than this?

Alternatively known as the black moon, whoopie pies can also be considered to be sandwiched cookies, cakes or pies. Imagine an Oreo. Now imagine a chocolate cake. Now imagine the two coming together. Well, that’s a whoopie pie for ya!

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