One Bowl Brownies Recipe

One Bowl Brownies Recipe – homemade from scratch brownies don’t get easier than that! They are fudgy with soft, shiny, flaky top, melt-in-your-mouth! They taste and look like they were made out of the box mix but are quick, easy and made in one bowl!

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Aren’t they gorgeous? The flaky top has me swooning every time I look at the picture!

Also, eating them with a fork is totally allowed. I shared about it on my SnapChat (follow me there –>> crunchycreamysw ) to delight of my friends. Obviously, we gave each other the permission to eat freshly baked brownies with a fork. #nojudgement

So here it is – my recipe for brownies that come together in one bowl, uses melted chocolate and makes fudgy brownies with shiny, soft (not at all crunchy) flaky top, they are light and each bite just melts in your mouth. Swoon!

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Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta Recipe

Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta Recipe – restaurant style pasta dish made in 30-minutes! Bacon, chicken, mushrooms, red pepper and spinach with fettuccine and tossed in garlic cream sauce. Pure comfort food for even a busy weeknight! 

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When I ask my Hubby, what sounds good for dinner – we both answer together: PASTA.

Pasta always sounds good. Perfectly cooked fettuccine tossed with meat and veggies and covered in creamy sauce is our go-to favorite meal and it just happens to be ridiculously easy to make. Busy parents like us love it!

I have been making carbonara or mushroom fettuccine for years but only recently, feeling a little creative in the kitchen, I started adding a few more ingredients to it. Just a tiny bit more pizzazz. Bacon and chicken in pasta is out of this world. You won’t need any oil to cook the chicken because bacon will release it’s own. Mushrooms and garlic are a match made in heaven and the fragrance of both of them simmering in the pan is one of my favorite! The spinach and red pepper is an unexpected addition but oh-so-delicious. Besides, you need some veggies too.

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Lemon Raspberry Ombre Layer Cake

Lemon Raspberry Ombre Layer Cake – gorgeous tiered layer cake with ombre frosting and fresh flowers. Easy yet impressive and perfect for any special occasion. 

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Let’s make a cake! Not just any cake. A layer cake with ombre frosting. And while we are at it, let’s make it tiered. Because why not! It’s Spring and celebrating special occasions of the season require a cake that you can be proud of. I had many conversations with you guys about baking and how therapeutic it is and how much joy it brings not only to us, the bakers, but also to those who we share it with.

I am here to tell you that with a good plan and good tools you can make an impressive tiered layer cake that you will be proud of and everyone will swoon over.

This Lemon Raspberry layer cake is made of my favorite lemon cake that’s moist and melts in your mouth, a raspberry preserves filling, sweet vanilla frosting, layered in shades of pink and yellow to create the ombre effect and finally, dressed up with pink carnations and yellow mini roses.

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When it comes to decorating layer cakes, especially tiered layer cakes, good tools are a must. It’s the kind of project where if you make a mistake, it’s hard to scrape it off and start over. It is super helpful to have a plan before you even bake your cake. Have a vision of the final product (colors, shape, layout, decorations). Because it’s Spring – I dove into fresh flavors, pastels and fresh flowers. Drawing inspiration from the season is something I do very often when it comes to layer cakes. Unless I am making a birthday cake in which case it’s the personality that I will focus on.

The good tools in this case were the Cake Boss cake pans (I absolutely love them!) that helped me bake perfect layers, the piping bags and tips that I used to pipe the frosting with, the spatulas to smooth it all out into the ombre design and the turntable that also serves as a cake stand. That’s what helped me the most to create the swirl of frosting on top of my cake. You can stop there or do what I did and add fresh flowers. I am still swooning over the pink blush carnations and yellow mini roses. So pretty!

This cake took me a good two days to make. It is not the kind of cake that you can whip up for unexpected guests, that’s for sure. You have to bake the layers, cool them completely then wrap and chill. It makes the layering and decorating much easier. When your cake is chilled, you need to apply  a thin layer of crumb coating and let that set as well. After that your cake is ready for the final layers of colored frosting and decorating. It is good to keep in mind the time frame and plan accordingly. The final result is worth the work.

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