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Cake into Brownies 
 
Apr. 28, 2009 7:05 pm 
Updated: May 1, 2009 9:00 am
Do not forget to add your baking soda and baking powder! I turned an elegant and light tasting cake into dense brownies today. I made the Dark Chocolate I recipe from this site previously and I think it is a fabulous cake. I haven't made it in many months so I decided to make it today. When reading the recipe, I have to mix the ingredients and it is out of the normal order of how I do things and I forgot the baking powder and baking soda. I continued to bake it and made the chocolate ganache for the top. I can only eat a 2x2 square at a time because it turned out to be very dense. It would make very moist and dense brownies if that is what you are looking for! This was a good reminder for me to make sure I check off each ingredient before putting anything in the oven.
 
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Apr. 29, 2009 5:37 am
I've never forgotten an ingredient where it drastically changed the end result *knock on wood*. Your brownies look scrumptious anyway! I like that Dark Chocolate Cake recipe too.
 
Apr. 29, 2009 6:36 am
I remember once I added by mistake cinnamon to a chicken dish instead of paprika. Both containers were close to each other, same brand, similar color... It didn't taste good at all.
 
Apr. 29, 2009 11:27 am
This is pretty much the first time that I can remember than I forgot to add a couple of ingredients. Usually, I run thorugh the list in my head. They still taste great, more like an elegant brownie I guess. I poured some chocolate ganache on top. I will probably still ending up throwing them away sometime today. I love to bake, but I am not eating as many sweets as I use to and my husband doesn't eat them much.
 
Apr. 30, 2009 10:56 pm
At least your error didn't result in bodily injury like my cooking errors tend to do! I've burned myself in every wa imagineabl while cooking, even while operating a blender. Don't ask. :) Anyway, the cake still looks fabulous!
 
Karee 
May 1, 2009 9:00 am
It looks delicious anyway. I need the whole recipe. Thanks for the blog
 
 
 
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I enjoy making a variety of ice cream, cookies, cakes, and candies. In recent years I have branched out by making new dinner recipes and found that I enjoy the challenge.
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I have a daughter that loves to help me bake. We spend Christmas Eve in the kitchen making special cookies for Santa together.
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I consider tempering chocolate and making caramels a triumph. You either get it right or your wrong!
My cooking tragedies
I failed several times at trying to make fondant centers for truffles. I decided to put my candymaking book away for a while!
 
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