Tuesday, July 19, 2011

pinterest obsessed

So, I've blogged about Pinterest before. But I think that was before I was utterly and completely consumed by it. And I'm really not exaggerating.

Since blogging about Pinterest, I have tried out two recipes and I'm going to attempt two different crafts (soon) that I found on there. I can't tell you about a few of the crafts I'm attempting because they will more than likely be wedding presents for some of my friends :) But I will tell you about the recipes I've tried out!

The sopapilla cheesecake recipe I tried out (you can read about that one here) was amazing. Super easy. Make ahead the night before and pop it in the oven the next morning! I definitely recommend it.

Last night I tested out buttermilk blueberry breakfast cake. It's a pretty simple recipe and it ended up tasting really good! Thankfully, my co-workers will try just about anything you bring to work. So they are always my samplers! But they seemed to really enjoy it. Here is the recipe:

Buttermilk-Blueberry Breakfast Cake

½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature

2 tsp. lemon zest or more zest from 1 large lemon

7/8 cup & 1 T. sugar

1 egg, room temperature

1 tsp. vanilla

2 cups flour

2 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. kosher salt

2 cups fresh blueberries

½ cup buttermilk

1. Preheat the oven to 350ยบF. Cream butter with lemon zest and 7/8 cup of the sugar until light and fluffy.

2. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until combined. Meanwhile, toss the blueberries with ¼ cup of flour, then whisk together the remaining flour, baking powder and salt.

3. Add the flour mixture to the batter a little at a time, alternating with the buttermilk. Fold in the blueberries.

4. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan (or something similar) with butter or coat with non-stick spray. Spread batter into pan. Sprinkle batter with remaining tablespoon of sugar. Bake for 35 minutes. Check with a toothpick for doneness. If necessary, return pan to oven for a couple of more minutes. Let cool at least 10 minutes before serving.

I've decided that this will be my next project after I'm done with the other ones that I've started! In case you can't see the link, here is the picture & the link to the tutorial:

Pinterest away my friends!!

1 comment:

  1. Gosh I LOVE it... i am going to make both those things. thank you for teaching us :)