Brunch Time: Ham and Egg Cups

Good afternoon! I saw this great and super easy recipe for ham and egg cups on Pinterest and I decided to make it for my family. It’s pretty much fail-proof! Get the recipe here!

ham and egg cupsTada! Not too bad right? Although they never turn out quite like the way you see it online. I tried to poach one for my mom but overcooked it oops! She still liked it though! :) I was a bit overzealous with the seasoning as well and I decided to add  bacon pieces. ;)

Have a great weekend and enjoy the sunshine!

 

Study break: Shortbread Cookies

In between studying for exams, I got bored and decided to do some baking instead. I was interested in shortbread cookies recently and I found a super easy recipe on allrecipes.com! This is the EASIEST recipe ever. There are only 3 steps and 4 ingredients! It really doesn’t get easier than that. Ok I purposely picked the easiest recipe, it’s harder to go wrong with that right?

PS. I halved the recipe and still had nearly two dozen cookies so beware if you want to try this yourself! The proportions on the recipe aren’t correct.

What I Learned:

1. Make sure your butter is softened first so it creams better and then your dough will be less crumbly.

2. Try to make them all the same size! Ok that was pretty obvious but I still had trouble doing it when I was rolling out the dough multiple times the thickness varied…

3. Take them out of the oven a bit earlier! Mine started browning a bit on the bottom :( Nonetheless, still tasty and melted in your mouth!

IMAG0214Baking in the oven!

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IMAG0215The finished products! Ignore the ugly one in the middle, that was made with the leftover dough hehe