Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies baked to perfection!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies Recipe | Eggless Baking Treats | Step by step recipe | Printable recipe for brownies | How to make chocolate chip cookies and brownies | Foodomania.com

People are often intimidated by the idea of baking – let alone baking something offbeat. Let me assure you, baking is not terribly difficult, and the appreciation and satisfaction it brings are disproportionately high.

Baking – to me – is a wonderful escapade into the lands of warm and cozy goodness. My philosophy is to do things not out of sheer necessity but because they make me feel good. I love to bake. And when I am fiddling about in the kitchen, I often convince myself that there are brownies or cookies that need to be baked – stat!

Take these eggless chocolate chip cookie brownies for example. Having perfected the recipes for classic chocolate chip cookies and brownies, the next sensible thing to do is to try to bake the two of them together – right? Maybe not. What with both calling for different baking temperatures and timings, this attempt would have been disastrous. But surprisingly, a few adjustments here and there and you can successfully bake brownies on cookie crust at the same time.

The soft and fudgy texture of the brownies combined with the crunchy texture of the cookies make this one interesting dessert. You get the best of both – cookies + brownies – in one bite. And that to me is a keeper!     Continue reading

Petit Pains au Lait (French Milk Bread)

If you’re looking to add another bread to your baking repertoire, then this Petit Pains au Lait should be the next one!

Petit Pains au Lait Recipe | French Milk Bread or Rolls | Step by step pictures | Eggless Breads | Foodomania.com

As long as we are talking about bread baking, you must know that it does not get any easier than these soft petit pains au lait rolls.

These french milk bread rolls are pleasantly soft and spongy and an absolute delight to devour. Traditionally studded with pearl sugar, these rolls are meant to be had at breakfast or with chilled milk. However, if your taste buds call for something spicy, you can easy swap out the sugar for your favorite choice of herbs and spices, while retaining the dough and the process of shaping the rolls. The typical “tooth mark” on these rolls give them a differently gorgeous look.

Although you can rely on all purpose flour to give you a spongy texture that we all love, it is recommended that you try to get your hands on some strong bread flour. And if you want an alternative, vital wheat gluten can help with the gluten content in the dough, thus making it elastic and spongy. Then again – if you are just starting out – don’t even bother. I used neither bread flour nor VWG, and I still found these rolls to be great.   Continue reading

S’mores Cookies

This recipe for S’mores Cookies calls for very few ingredients and makes for one of the best little treats ever!

S'mores Cookies Recipe | Eggless Cookies & Biscuits | Butterscotch Cookies with Marshmallows | S'mores Cookie Step by step pictures | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

This is like your everyday quintessential vanilla cookies recipe.

The only difference is that is one is better.

Butterscotch flavor runs through every bite, while the crushed graham crackers give an additional crunch to the cookie. And marshmallows and chocolate chunks take it up a notch. Who doesn’t like bite sized pieces of s’more-y goodness? You could skip the marshmallow and chocolate topping to make butterscotch cookies too. But why would you? The addition on top is what makes these cookies better than your average sugar cookies.   Continue reading