• Jun
  • 22
  • 2017

Chocolate brownie mousse cake

 

RECIPE FOR CHOCOLATE BROWNIE MOUSSE CAKE
Adapted from Rasa Malaysia & Life Love Sugar
Makes: 12 slices
Bake time: 55 mins

Brownie:

280g dark cooking chocolate (broken into pieces)
100g Butter
100g Brown sugar
2 Eggs
70g  Plain flour

Butter cake:

1 tsp + 1/8 tsp powdered gelatine
1 1/2 tablespoon water
250g dark chocolate chips
2 1/4 cups heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup powdered sugar

 

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 180C/350F. Grease a 9 inch springfoam pan and line the bottom and sides with baking paper.

2. To make brownie base, melt chocolate and butter over low heat. Remove and leave to cool slightly. Stir in brown sugar until blended. Add in egg, mix well. Fold in flour, mix until well combined. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Remove and cool.

3. In a small bowl, sprinkle the gelatine over the water, let stand for about 5 minutes.

4. Place the chocolate chips in a medium bowl .Set aside.

5 . Microwave 3/4 cup of heavy cream until it comes to a full boil. Then add the gelatine mixture to the heavy cream and whisk until dissolved.

6. Pour hot cream over the chocolate chips and let sit for about a minute. Whisk until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Set aside, cooling for about 5 minutes.

7. Whisk remaining 1 1/2 cups heavy cream at high speed with a mixer until it begins to thicken

8. Add powdered sugar then continue to whip until stiff peaks form.

9. Fold about a third of the whipped cream to the lightly cooled chocolate mixture until well combined.

10. Add remaining whipped cream and fold in until well combined.

11. Spoon chocolate mousse evenly over the brownie base and spread evenly. Optional: Decorate the top with some extra whipped cream or with strawberries if you wish.

12. Place in refrigerator for about 2-3 hours, until completely firm. Preferably overnight.


  • Jun
  • 20
  • 2017

Week 4 | Eid Gift Tags

Printable DIY Eid Gift Tags

 *You may download this printable at the end of the post*

 

The last Freebie for Ramadan! How times flies and we’re only a few days till Eid. Have you wrapped your gifts yet? I have!

Spruce up your eid gifts with pretty pastel wrapping paper, or even just white! White wrappers make the gift tags ‘pop’ to make a statement!

Super cute, super easy and super impressive!


  • Jun
  • 12
  • 2017

Week 3 | Eid Lantern

Printable DIY Eid Mini Triangular Paper Lantern (Template)

 *You may download this printable at the end of the post*

My mini lanterns would be the most enjoyable activity for kids to do! My eldest saw I printed a stack of them, and she was super excited to make it after school!

You can still download my previous years Eid Lanterns below:

2013  |  Confetti: Lime, Yellow, Orange

2014 |  Golden Marrakesh: Mint and Gold

2015  |  Geo Scandi: Black and Pink

2016  |  Confetti: Pastel colourful

Click here for  STEP BY STEP GUIDE

These are the materials needed to make this DIY Paper Lantern Eid Project.

1. This printable template
2. A4 White cardstock (preferably thick)
3. Ruler
4. Cutter knife (or scissors)
5. Double sided tape (or glue)
6. Hole punch
7. Ribbon or string

Upon clicking the download button, you adhere to my policies. This file is strictly for personal use ONLY. This means you can print it as many times as you wish, as long as it is for your own use, not for commercial (profit making) or as part of a finished (to sell) product. Prohibited to resell and/or distribute this file, digitally or in printed form.


  • Jun
  • 08
  • 2017

Week 2 | Eid Bunting Flags

 

Its week 2 of Ramadan! How’s your fasting going and what time do you break your fast? Here in Melbourne, Alhamdulillah we have it pretty easy being in winter, maghrib is about 5.08pm. This week, I am launching my cute cloud garland with the option of using the ‘eid flags’ or ‘eid raindrops’ to go with the “Happy” garland. Happy crafting!

The ‘Happy’ cloud garland is on A3 and the rest are A4.


  • May
  • 31
  • 2017

Week 1 | Eid money packets

So let’s start the first week of Ramadan by DIY-ing some Eid money packets. Get them done early so you don’t end up rushing in the last few days leading up to Eid, when all other 1001 things need to be done., true?

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Download previous years money packet

2013  |  2014  |  2015  |  2016

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