Milk Chocolate Sugar Pudding (Using 24 Egg Yolks in a Week)

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The past seven days have been a quest to use up a tupperware of 24 egg yolks before they went bad. I did it. Here’s the last thing I made:

Ingredients

3 egg yolks
1/4 c sugar
1/2 c milk
1/4 c low-fat cream cheese
3 oz chocolate
1 tbsp corn starch (if you need it)
1 tsp vanilla extract

Beat the yolks, sugar, and milk really well. Put it over low heat and keep stirring. (Do not stop stirring or you’ll get an omelette.)

When it gets pretty warm, add the cream cheese and let it melt (keep stirring). Add the chocolate in small chunks, a few at a time, stirring until it melts. Keep stirring until the mixture has started to thicken a little bit. If you need it, you can add some corn starch – it’s better to take it off the heat before it’s completely thickened than risk getting scrambled eggs.

When it’s cooled a bit, add the vanilla.

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Other things I made with 24 egg yolks:

Bread pudding in the microwave: D
Bread pudding in the microwave, second try: D
Lemon curd: A+
Vanilla ice cream: B-

Milk Chocolate Sugar Pudding (Using 24 Egg Yolks in a Week)

Gluten-Free Brownies (Made With Rice Flour)

When one of your diners suddenly has dietary restrictions, new ingredients offer a unique excuse to bake more often.  “Got to try out this recipe before I make it for anyone else.”

You’ll need to make every new thing at least twice…three times if it was really good.

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Baked goods up the wazoo.  Today’s dish is a pan of gluten-free brownies, made with rice flour and adapted from this cookie recipe.

Reviews

“Chocosensational…they are nice and makes you fuzzy”
– Leandro

Ingredients

1/4 c butter, melted
100 g semisweet chocolate, melted
2 tbsp plain yogurt
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 tbsp espresso or strong coffee
1/3 c brown sugar
2/3 cup granulated sugar
3 eggs
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 c cocoa powder
1/2 c rice flour
2 tbsp corn starch

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Chocolate + butter
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3 eggs.  Why not.
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The rice flour…looks like a giant bag of baking soda.

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Such silky batter.  I knew at this point that the brownies weren’t going to turn out quite right, because brownie batter is not supposed to look like frosting.

Baked for 27 minutes on “medium.”

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Quite spongy and more cake-like than brownies.

Very fudgy, though.

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Yes, I cut out the middle piece because I’m an animal.

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Not bad.  I’ve got big plans for the rest of this pan of brownies.  Stay tuned…

Gluten-Free Brownies (Made With Rice Flour)

Oreo Rice (CRAP)

I’m sorry, Mom.  My Oreo rice wasn’t good.  I guess I wasn’t the right person to carry out your dream.

I let you down.

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Recipe: http://www.buzzfeed.com/melissaharrison/how-to-make-oreo-rice

Oreo rice photo journal

Step 1. Gathering the ingredients.

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Oh, yeah – I substituted soy milk for milk.  That might have had something to do with it.

Step 2. Butter in a pan…waiting for some rice grains which it can lovingly coat.

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Step 3. Rice + soy milk in the pot.

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Forgot to stir the rice in the butter, which made for some nice sticking later.

Step 4. Once boiling again, added the Oreos.

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This photo is upside-down but I am too lazy to fix it

Step 5. After letting it cook covered for 15 minutes.  Didn’t add enough soy milk from the start, so I had to supplement with more and leave it to cook for a while longer.

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Ever had your house smell like rice and Oreos at the same time?  I have.

Step 6. Eating my disappointment.

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I topped mine with dulce de leche.  The white stuff was more soy milk that I poured on top in an attempt to make it creamier.  (It was unsuccessful.)

 

Oreo Rice (CRAP)

I finally made Lumps of Coal

Been itching to try these since I first saw them on Pinterest…and I finally found a bag of non-fruit-flavored marshmallows to make it with!

They taste like biting into a highly compressed and chewy mass of solid Oreo.  So if that doesn’t sound appealing, maybe don’t try this.

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One more ticked off from the Pinterest to-do list

Ingredients

Oreos (33 cookies)
1/4 c butter
5 handfuls jumbo marshmallows

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  1. Line a pan with parchment and butter it heavily.
  2. Pulverize Oreos into crumbs.
  3. Heat butter on low until it melts.  Add marshmallows and keep stirring.
  4. When the marshmallows are melted, stir in the Oreo crumbs.
  5. It’ll set quick, so work fast: take it off the heat and press the goo into the greased pan.  Let it set in the fridge.  (They taste better cold, so it’s best to leave them for a while.)
I finally made Lumps of Coal

Oreo Potato Chip Brownies (Weird)

My second attempt at Oreo man bars, but after cooking them they turned into brownies.

Reviews

“They’re ‘chocolate chip’ brownies…heeeeheehee”
– Leandro

How to make ’em

Start with some Oreos in a food processor.  I think I used 22 Oreos, and maybe 5 or 6 sheets of graham crackers?  Crumbs go in a bowl, along with a can of sweetened condensed milk and a teaspoon of vanilla.

After stirring and tasting, I realized that it was painfully sweet and needed something salty and bulky to balance it out.  Salted peanuts or pretzels would have been perfect, but I had neither.  But you know what I did have?

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Heeheeehee.

Mixed them until the chips were all broken up.

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Still tasted better raw than baked

Next, into the oven on “medium-low” for 20-ish minutes.

The tops were crackly, and the texture was very brownie-like (albeit a bit dry because mine burned around the edges).  So sadly, these cannot be called man bars.

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There was no potato chip flavor in the finished product.

 

 

Oreo Potato Chip Brownies (Weird)

Oreo Balls

Suggested by Lara.

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Ingredients

18 Oreos
1/2 c cream cheese
White chocolate

Original recipe here.

Step 1:

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Step 2:

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Step 3:

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Step 4: freeze them for 20 minutes or so while you melt the chocolate.

Step 5: coat them in melted white chocolate – what a pain in the ass this was.  I ran out of chocolate near the end, so I rolled the last two in cocoa powder.

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They don’t like the picture from the recipe 😦
Oreo Balls

Dulce de Leche Oreo Lava Brownies

This is the best chocolate lava recipe I’ve done.  Just forget the other ones on this blog.

Warning: there might be a lot of sugar in this.

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Reviews

“It is a sugar bomb”
– Leandro

Ingredients

1/2 banana, mashed
1/4 c melted butter
3 oz melted chocolate
1/2 c sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 c flour
1/2 c cocoa powder
1/4 tsp salt
11 Oreo cookies, quartered roughly
2/3 c dulce de leche repostero (MUST be “repostero” or “para reposteria.”)

Mix banana, butter, melted chocolate, sugar, egg, and vanilla in a large bowl.  Add the flour, cocoa, and salt and mix for several minutes to combine everything (and produce some gluten, which makes brownies nice and chewy).

Add the Oreos and stir to incorporate them.  Pour the batter into a well-buttered 8×8-inch pan.

Stir the dulce de leche in the jar to smooth it out a bit, and then dollop globs of it on top of the brownie pan.  You’re going to swirl it with a knife or spatula to make it fun and pretty.

Bake at “medium-low” (maybe 300°F?) for 18-20 minutes.  It should be done only around the edges and still liquid in the center – and suitable for eating in a bowl.  Quite delicious.  Quite delicious indeed.

No glamour shots of the plated product because it was so good that once I was eating it I didn’t care about the blog anymore.

Dulce de Leche Oreo Lava Brownies