Author Archives: prhscience

About prhscience

A Science Educator and her students.

Katharine Hepburn’s Brownie Recipe

KATHARINE HEPBURN’S BROWNIE RECIPE … translated from her memo above: Two 1-ounce squares bittersweet chocolate 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter (plus more for the pan) 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs (unbeaten) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 cup flour Set your oven at 325 degrees … Continue reading

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Pistachio Cardamom Semolina Cake

The original recipe was Pistachio Rosewater Semolina Cake, from the NYTimes. I took the rosewater out of the cake, did not make the candied rose petals (but include the directions for below), did not make a rose syrup or rose … Continue reading

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Victoria Sandwich

200g caster sugar 200g softened butter 4 eggs, beaten 200g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp milk Strawberry or raspberry jam Butter cream filling Heat oven to 350F. Butter two 20cm sandwich tins and line with parchment paper. … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cake

200 g flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 100 g peanut butter 100 g vegetable oil or butter 200 g brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 cup milk Beat sugar with oil/butter until creamy. … Continue reading

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Nutella Cream Cheese Icing

1/2 cup Nutella 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup marshmallow fluff Beat together until fluffy. This is enough to fill one layer cake, but not enough to cover it.

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Buttercream Filling

100 g softened butter 140 g confectioners sugar drop of vanilla 2 tablespoons milk (optional) Beat the butter until smooth and creamy, then gradually beat in icing sugar. Beat in vanilla extract. Beat in the milk, if using.

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Pear & Brussel Sprout Salad

bacon, slices cut into 1/4″ pieces ripe but firm Bosc pears, quartered, seeds removed brussels sprouts, trimmed & halved blue cheese, crumbled olive oil Glazed Pecans salt, freshly ground pepper Preheat oven to 400° F. Place the brussel spouts, olive oil … Continue reading

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