Homemade Hot Chocolate – McDreamy and McSteamy Hotty

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homemade hot chocolate from the best food blog 5 star cookies

Things are about to get weird.

Do you want McDreamy or McSteamy in your life?

Please admit.

Then slowly move towards your kitchen to make McDreamy and McSteamy Hotty called

HOMEMADE HOT CHOCOLATE.

Don’t be shy. You need your hands to make yourself happy.

So, let’s do it, Baking Nation.

Time for HOT DREAMS!

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the best homemade hot chocolate from the best food blog 5 star cookies-enjoy
homemade hot chocolate from the best food blog 5 star cookies-enjoy
homemade hot chocolate from the best food blog 5 star cookies-enjoy

Shopping List

  • Heavy cream
  • Milk (2%)
  • Evaporated Milk
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Lindt Hazelnut Chocolate

 

ACTION TIME

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homemade hot chocolate from the best food blog 5 star cookies-enjoy

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MAKING HOMEMADE HOT CHOCOLATE

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Ingredients

1 cup heavy cream

2 cups milk (2%)

3/4 cup evaporated milk

50 gr Lindt Hazelnut Chocolate

1 cup chocolate chips

INSTRUCTIONS

To a large saucepan add heavy cream, milk, evaporated milk, Hazelnut chocolate and 1 cup chocolate chips.

Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat to low ans simmer for about 3 minutes.

Pour into fancy mugs, top with whip cream and shaved chocolate.

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the best homemade hot chocolate from the best food blog 5 star cookies-enjoy the best hot chocolate

Enjoy your McDreamy, McSteamy and McCreamy all in one.

3 in 1 – This is your HOMEMADE HOT CHOCOLATE from your favorite food blog,

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Hot Chocolate - McDreamy and McSteamy Hotty
 
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McDreamy, McSteamy and McCreamy just for you. 3 in 1 Hot chocolate recipe from your favorite food blog 5starcookies. Be kind and share.
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Recipe type: Drinks
Ingredients
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups milk (2%)
  • ¾ cup evaporated milk
  • 50 gr Lindt Hazelnut Chocolate
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. To a large saucepan add heavy cream, milk, evaporated milk, Hazelnut chocolate and 1 cup chocolate chips.
  2. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat to low ans simmer for about 3 minutes.
  4. Pour into fancy mugs, top with whip cream and shaved chocolate.

I hope you will enjoy this recipe as much as I did.

3 IN 1 IS MY KIND OF HOTTIE.

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Walnut Cake – Blast from the past

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“If you want to make your dreams come true,

the first thing you have to do is WAKE UP.”

So, hello my dear readers,

I did woke up this morning and I am ready to make my dream come true.

For you.

For all of you, kind and generous human beings.

And if you are wondering, what is my dream for today…check the answer below.

It is the spectacular, extravaganza dessert that I like to make all the time.

My soul likes to call this recipe “blast from the past”.

The name is ….

Spectacular Walnut Cake

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Now, let’s start our baking show.

Shopping List

  • butter, sugar, eggs
  • walnuts, flour, baking powder
  • milk

ACTION TIME – MAKING “Blast from the past”

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SPECTACULAR WALNUT CAKE

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Ingredients

1/2 + 1/8 cup butter (unsalted)

2/3 cup regular sugar

5 egg whites

3 TBSP flour (AP)

1 and 1/4 cups ground walnuts

1 tsp baking powder (aluminum free)

Filling

5 egg yolks

5 TBSP regular sugar

Walnut Topping

1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup milk

3 cup grated walnuts

Instructions

Prepare 9×13 baking pan with aluminum foil.

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Bowl 1:

Mix flour and baking powder. Set aside.

Bowl 2:

Using a large bowl beat 5 egg whites to stiff peaks. Set aside.

Bowl 3:

In another bowl mix butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-mix butter and sugar
Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-mix butter and sugar

Add egg whites from bowl 2 and mix all ingredients in a very low speed.

Add flour mixture and walnuts.

Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-mix butter and sugar and add egg whites, walnuts
Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-mix butter and sugar and add egg whites, walnuts

Mix all ingredients until incorporated.

Pour batter into the prepared 9×13 baking pan.

Bake at 350 F for about 12 minutes.

While your cake is baking, mix 5 egg yolks and 5 TBSP sugar

until the mixture becomes thick and triples in volume. (about 5 minutes)

Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-mix egg yolks and sugar
Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-mix egg yolks and sugar

Set aside.

After 12 minutes remove cake from the oven.

Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-remove half baked walnut cake
Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-remove half baked walnut cake

Spread egg yolks mixture on top of the cake.

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Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-remove half baked walnut cake,spread egg yolks mixture

Return cake to oven and bake for additional 12 to 14 minutes.

Use toothpick to test if cake is done.

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Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-baked cake

Remove from the oven.

Spread walnut topping. (recipe is below)

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Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-add walnut topping

Sprinkle with additional walnuts.

Cool it.

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Spectacular Walnut Cake from the best food blog 5starcookies-sprinkle with walnuts

Cut into desired sizes.

Share and enjoy.

Walnuts Topping Recipe

Using a small bowl add 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup milk.

Heat on a medium temperature until boils.

Add 3 cups grounded walnuts and mix all ingredients together.

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Walnut Cake - Blast from the past
 
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Spectacular Walnut Cake
Author:
Recipe type: cake
Ingredients
  • Cake
  • ½ + ⅛ cup butter (unsalted)
  • ⅔ cup regular sugar
  • 5 egg whites
  • 3 TBSP flour (AP)
  • 1 and ¼ cups ground walnuts
  • 1 tsp baking powder (aluminum free)
  • ***************************************************************************************
  • Filling
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 5 TBSP regular sugar
  • *********************************************************************************
  • Walnut Topping
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 3 cup grated walnuts
Instructions
  1. Prepare 9x13 baking pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  3. Bowl 1:
  4. Mix flour and baking powder. Set aside.
  5. Bowl 2:
  6. Using a large bowl beat 5 egg whites to stiff peaks. Set aside.
  7. Bowl 3:
  8. In another bowl mix butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  9. Add egg whites from bowl 2 and mix all ingredients in a very low speed.
  10. Add flour mixture and walnuts.
  11. Mix all ingredients until incorporated.
  12. Pour batter into the prepared 9x13 baking pan.
  13. Bake at 350 F for about 12 minutes.(until cake is half baked)
  14. While your cake is baking, mix 5 egg yolks and 5 TBSP sugar
  15. until the mixture becomes thick and triples in volume. (about 5 minutes)
  16. Set aside.
  17. After 12 minutes remove cake from the oven.
  18. Spread egg yolks mixture on top of the cake.
  19. Return cake to oven and bake for additional 12 to 14 minutes.
  20. Use toothpick to test if cake is done.
  21. Remove from the oven.
  22. Spread walnut topping. (recipe is below)
  23. Sprinkle with additional walnuts.
  24. Cool it.
  25. Cut into desired sizes.
  26. Share and enjoy.
  27. ___________________________________________________________
  28. Walnuts Topping Recipe
  29. Using a small bowl add ¼ cup butter, ¼ cup sugar and ¼ cup milk.
  30. Heat on a medium temperature until boils.
  31. Add 3 cups grounded walnuts and mix all ingredients together.

 

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French Toast – Outstanding Recipe for lazy Sunday Morning

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Imagine a lazy Sunday morning…

The family of four relaxing and enjoying this breathtaking million dollar view of the Adriatic Sea.

And as they enjoy a lazy, dreamy, Sunday breakfast I am ready to step into the North America reality of this post and make it happen.

Yes, ladies and gentlemen this recipe is coming from that kind of the morning.

Dreamy, lazy Sunday morning full of fun and possibilities.

The recipe is – FRENCH TOAST!

OUTSTANDING!

And trust me, hand down the BEST French Toast Recipe ever.

To make this recipe you don’t need to be reach or to have a million dollar view.

All you need is a few ingredients.

-Eggs

-Old French Bread

-salt, milk, oil

And love. LOVE is the most important ingredients for baking and life.

So, let’s start our baking show.

INGREDIENTS

2 eggs

french toast from the best food blog 5starcookies-ingredients 2 eggs
french toast from the best food blog 5starcookies-ingredients 2 eggs

1 tsp milk

salt, pepper

4 slices of French bread (the bread must be old,stale)

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french toast from the best food blog 5starcookies-ingredients sliced bread

Prepare: Heat 1 TBSP of oil in a large skillet or pan.

Directions-Visual Intructor

In a medium bowl or deep plate using a fork whisk together 2 eggs and milk.

french toast from the best food blog 5starcookies-ingredients 2 eggs,milk,salt and pepper
french toast from the best food blog 5starcookies-ingredients 2 eggs,milk,salt and pepper

Important: The plate or bowl needs to be wide enough to place a slice of the French bread

Add salt and pepper to your taste. Mix all ingredients again.

Place each slice of French bread into milk/egg mixture, allowing the bread to soak in.

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french toast from the best food blog 5starcookies

Shake off the excess and place the bread onto the hot skillet or pan.

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french toast from the best food blog 5starcookies

Fry until browned on one side, then flip and brown the other side.

Repeat until all four pieces are done. Enjoy!

Optional: Serve with:

-sour cream

-Greek Yogurt

-Italian parsley

-sliced garlic

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french toast from the best food blog 5starcookies -serve and enjoy

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French Toast - Outstanding Recipe of family and possibilities
 
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Hands down the best French toast recipe ever! Outstanding! Enjoy!
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Ingredients
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp milk
  • salt, pepper
  • 4 slices of French bread (the bread must be old,stale)
Instructions
  1. Prepare: Heat 1 TBSP of oil in a large skillet or pan.
  2. In a medium bowl or deep plate using a fork whisk together 2 eggs and milk.
  3. Important: The plate or bowl needs to be wide enough to place a slice of the French bread
  4. Add salt and pepper to your taste. Mix all ingredients again.
  5. Place each slice of French bread into milk/egg mixture, allowing the bread to soak in.
  6. Shake off the excess and place the bread onto the hot skillet or pan.
  7. Fry until browned on one side, then flip and brown the other side.

 

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french toast from the best food blog 5starcookies -Enjoy

Have a nice week!

Enjoy your lazy Sunday morning and share this recipe with your family!

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french toast from the best food blog 5starcookies -Enjoy with your family

IMPORTANT!The French bread must be OLD / Stale!

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Breakfast Quick Rolls

Ok, now for the reason you’re really here.

The Breakfast Quick Rolls!

They are perfect, delicious, soft and ready in less than 90 min.

You can make them for your family, your friends, your co-workers or any human being you want to share your baking with.

Also, this recipe is a terrific and unique dish to take to any potluck.

You can make it sour or sweet. The choice is yours based on the filling you select.

Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies
Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies

So, to be everyone’s favorite guest or host you should make this recipe, Breakfast Quick Rolls.

You need to have the following ingredients:

Flour, milk (2%), sour cream, sugar, active dry yeast, salt, olive oil,eggs, feta cheese, sesame seeds

ACTION MODE

Ingredients:

2 cups AP flour

1 cup milk (2%)

1 TBSP active dry yeast

1 tsp sugar

1/2 cup olive oil

1 egg + 1 egg yolk

1/2 TBSP salt

Optional: Sesame seeds

Instructions:

Add 1 TBSP active dry yeast to warm milk (1 cup). Add 1tsp sugar and stir.

Leave it for 5 minutes until foams.

Then add 1/2 TBSP salt, 1/2 cup olive oil and 2 cups of AP flour.

Using KitchenAid mixer mix for 5 min on medium speed.

Let it rest for 5 min. Remember, just like any human, machine needs a break too.

After 5 minutes of rest, turn the mixer on and mix for another 3-4 minutes.

It should be medium firm.

breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies dough
breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies dough

If it is too soft, add more flour.

Dust your working surface with flour and knead your dough by hand (10 to 15 times).

If you don’t like to knead don’t worry, this process is really short, like 1 to 2 min.

And remember, just play with your dough. It doesn’t need to be perfect.

Place the dough back into bowl, cover with kitchen towel and let it rise for about 45 min.

breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies-rise dough
breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies-rise dough

You can also place the bowl into the heated oven. It will rise faster(see note below)

When dough rises, divided into 3 equal pieces.

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breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies -divide into 3 pcs

Knead each piece for 1 min.

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breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies

Roll each piece into a 9 inch circle (22.5cm).

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breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies-9 inch circle

Cut each circle starting with first cut vertically, second horizontally and twice diagonally to get 8 triangles.

breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies cut vertically
breakfast quick rolls and cupcakes from the best 5starcookies cut vertically

Fill each triangle with filling of your choice. I used feta cheese and sour cream.

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breakfast quick rolls from the best 5starcookies

Roll them.

breakfast quick rolls from the best 5starcookies
breakfast quick rolls from the best 5starcookies

Place each roll into prepared baking sheet.

Mix one egg yolk and 1/2 TBSP olive oil.

Brush all your breakfast rolls with egg yolk and oil mixture.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds and salt.

Bake for 20 min at 375 F.

Remove from the oven and brush with melted butter.

I melted 1/3 cup of butter.

Cover with tea towel and wait for 10 minutes before you start eating them.

They are soft and delicious.

You can serve them with cream cheese, butter or sour cream.

Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies and cookie quinn
Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies and cookie quin

NOTE: If you decide to use the heated oven, please heat the oven to 270 F.

Then open the oven door. Bring the bowl with dough. The dough will rise in 25 to 30 min.

Breakfast Quick Rolls
 
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Delicious, soft and easy. You can make for the breakfast or brunch. It is a terrific and unique dish to take to any potluck.
Author:
Recipe type: Breakfast
Ingredients
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 1 cup milk (2%)
  • 1 TBSP active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • ½ TBSP salt
  • Optional: Sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Add 1 TBSP active dry yeast to warm milk (1 cup). Add 1tsp sugar and stir.
  2. Leave it for 5 minutes until foams.
  3. Then add ½ TBSP salt, ½ cup olive oil and 2 cups of AP flour.
  4. Using KitchenAid mixer mix for 5 min on medium speed.
  5. Let it rest for 5 min. Remember, just like any human, machine needs a break too.
  6. After 5 minutes of rest, turn the mixer on and mix for another 3-4 minutes.
  7. It should be medium firm.
  8. If it is too soft, add more flour.
  9. Dust your working surface with flour and knead your dough by hand (10 to 15 times).
  10. If you don't like to knead don't worry, this process is really short, like 1 to 2 min.
  11. And remember, just play with your dough. It doesn't need to be perfect.
  12. Place the dough back into bowl, cover with kitchen towel and let it rise for about 45 min.
  13. You can also place the bowl into the heated oven. It will rise faster(see note below)
  14. When dough rises, divided into 3 equal pieces, knead each piece for 1 min.
  15. Roll each piece into a 9 inch circle (22.5cm).
  16. Cut each circle starting with first cut vertically, second horizontally and twice diagonally to get 8 triangles.
  17. Fill each triangle with filling of your choice. I used feta cheese and sour cream.
  18. Roll them.
  19. Place each roll into prepared baking sheet.
  20. Mix one egg yolk and ½ TBSP olive oil.
  21. Brush all your breakfast rolls with egg yolk and oil mixture.
  22. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and salt.
  23. Bake for 20 min at 375 F.
  24. Remove from the oven and brush with melted butter.
  25. I melted ⅓ cup of butter.
  26. Cover with tea towel and wait for 10 minutes before you start eating them.
  27. They are soft and delicious.
  28. You can serve them with cream cheese, butter or sour cream.
  29. Note:If you decide to use the heated oven-Heat your oven to 270 F and then open the oven door. Bring the bowl into heated space for about 30 min.

 

Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies
Breakfast quick rolls from the best food blog 5starcookies

Enjoy!

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