Thursday, 8 March 2012

Demo nights

Here are some photos from the last two demos.

Firstly John Nussbaum's floral demo

and secondly John Stuart Pryce's demo about creating light

For those of you who loved Petra's Chocolate Expresso shortbread at last months demo she has kindly given me the recipe to share with you all here. Thanks Petra

Petra’s Chocolate Espresso Shortbread

1 cup unsalted butter, softened
½ cup icing sugar, sifted
6 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
½ cup corn starch
6 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
1 tbsp instant espresso coffee
½ cup chopped semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 325 F
In a large bowl, beat butter and two sugars together.
In a separate bowl, blend together flour, corn starch, cocoa, and coffee.
Mix together the dry ingredients with the butter and sugar and add the chocolate chips.
Roll into 1 tbsp sized balls, place on parchment paper-lined baking sheet and flatten to ½ thick
Bake at 325F for 10 to 12 minutes
Allow to cool before attempting to remove from baking tray
Makes about 40 cookies.

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