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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Frosted brownies for an October treat

These are some brownies that I made for an event last year. I thought I'd post the photos, in case you're looking for anything cheap and easy, but with wow! factor. I used  this recipe for the scratch brownies, but baked them in a conventional oven at 350 F, for about 22-25 minutes.
As you can see by the photos, you don't even need to pipe straight lines!

When brownies had cooled, I frosted with scratch
orange-colored buttercream frosting

I made a small bowl of dark cocoa icing and put it into a small
ziploc bag. I snipped a tiny bit off the corner of the
baggie to make a "piping" bag.

I piped concentric circles on the orange-colored frosting.

Then I "drew" out from the center in all directions,
using a toothpick. 

After creating this weblike design, I piped a
spider in the center of the web. See top photo.


CTMOM said...

Fun! and a great Fall activity for kids to make the spider web!

Live and Learn said...

What fun!

Lona said...

This is wonderful! Thank you for the inspiration!

Rhonda said...

My husband had the TV turned to a Halloween food challenge on FoodNetwork. Their creations were just so scary and unappetizing.
But yours is cute and looks yummy! I would of voted for you if you’d been on that TV challenge.

Kris said...

Ooh, I may borrow this idea! Even I could pull off this level of decorating (not my strong suit, that's for sure). Thanks for sharing the pictures.

Lili said...

This was a very fun and simple October-y dessert. I would hazard to say that even the most inexperienced cake decorator could do this. If any of you make this, send me a photo, or photos of any other inspired October treat! I'm always looking for new ideas, myself.

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