So it was a combination of these yummy chocolate scones and the horrendously cold weather of the weekend that I was encouraged to pick up my Donna Hay 'Chocolate' book and do some baking. A number of people have already noticed that I haven't been doing much baking lately and have asked if everything's ok. Aside from being frozen in this weather, I'm still baking! Just that the last two quiches I made were so hands on, I didn't really get the chance to snap away with my camera. And well, the quiches were quite a favourite and disappeared incredibly quickly after they were baked. Seems like I've mastered the Quiche Lorraine! Yay!
Anyhow, these little Chocolate Friands turned out quite well save for the time it took to unmould them. Looks like I need to be a bit more generous with the butter when it comes to greasing the pan.
A dozen chocolate friands minus 2 :P
I've got to say, this is probably the first friand recipe which I've used which has gotten me exactly a whole tray of friands. A lot of recipes seem to only get you 10 or even just 9. Thumbs up to Donna Hay once again for getting it right! Anyway, does anyone know of a good cocoa powder I can use for baking? The Nestle one I'm using at the moment is Ok but I'm on the search for something more chocolatey.
And to add, J & I went to watch Pirates 3 with our free Hoyts tickets this weekend. We even had a discount voucher which got us a free upsize on our popcorn and drinks meal. Our popcorn came in one of those big KFC buckets. I'm never eating popcorn again!
Lady standing next to us in the queue 'You could feed the whole cinema with all that popcorn'
Movie was ok. Looks like there'll be a Pirates 4.