Speculoos Brownie Cake + First Look at Baker’s Royale Cookbook Recipe

Speculoos Brownie Cake! It’s from the brand new cookbook “Baker’s Royale” by Naomi Robinson, and we LOVE IT. Super simple, however feels particular and indulgent.

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Cindy Rahe

I’ve been a long-time follower of Naomi Robinson’s weblog, Baker’s Royale. It was her lush and textured pictures model that originally drew me in, nevertheless it’s been her scrumptious, do-it-yourself desserts that hold me coming again.

Her new ebook, additionally titled Baker’s Royale, is stuffed with fantastically shot, approachable recipes – 75 of them!

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Baking recipes can typically really feel intimidating, particularly after they look so good within the pictures. However, Naomi’s recipes are tremendous simple (not overly wordy) whereas nonetheless having sufficient description that can assist you know you’re entering into the fitting route. Naomi herself is generally a self-taught baker, and I feel this interprets right into a can-do angle in her recipes.

The recipes within the ebook are destined to turn out to be classics. They vary from simple cookies (like Salted Dark Chocolate Chip and Roasted Pecan Cookies) to sculpted bundts (like a Smashed Berry Lemon Poppyseed Bundt) to a extra complicated Raspberry Almond Opera Cake. There’s one thing right here for each event and each home-baker baker, irrespective of your talent stage.

Speculoos Brownie CakeSpeculoos Brownie Cake I flagged about half a dozen recipes from the ebook to share, however this Speculoos Brownie Cake was the winner.

The elements of the recipe are additionally fairly easy — at its coronary heart, it’s a frosted brownie, and you should use store-bought speculoos for the frosting — however the ensuing cake feels completely particular and indulgent. I feel that’s one thing all of us admire when choosing a baking challenge!

Get the ebook! Baker’s Royale: 75 Twists on All Your Favorite Sweets by Naomi Robinson

Speculoos Brownie Cake

Speculoos Brownie Cake + First Look at Baker’s Royale Cookbook Recipe


Reprinted with permission from BAKER’S ROYALE © 2017 by Naomi Robinson, Running Press


For the brownie cake

For the speculoos frosting


1 Get able to bake: Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Lightly coat a 9-inch/23 cm springform pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2 Make the brownie batter: In a medium saucepan over medium warmth, soften the butter. Remove the pan from the warmth, add the bittersweet chocolate, and let sit for about 30 seconds, then whisk all of it collectively till clean and shiny.

Add the brown sugar, vanilla, and espresso powder and whisk till clean. Whisk within the eggs, 1 at a time, then sprinkle within the flour, baking powder, and salt. Use a sturdy spatula to fold all of it collectively till there isn’t a flour seen.

Speculoos Brownie Cake

three Bake the brownie cake: Spread the brownie combination within the ready springform pan and bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or till the cake has puffed barely and the highest is shiny and simply barely cracked.

Transfer to a wire rack to chill utterly earlier than eradicating the perimeters of the springform pan. In the meantime, make the speculoos frosting.

Speculoos Brownie Cake

four Make the speculoos frosting: In a big bowl, utilizing an electrical mixer on medium velocity, combine collectively the speculoos and butter for a full minute so it’s gentle and fluffy. Add the confectioners’ sugar, salt, and cream and beat for an additional minute, or till the combination is fluffy and spreadable.

5 Finish the cake and serve: Spread the frosting on the cake, garnish with chocolate shavings, and lower into wedges to serve.

Speculoos Brownie Cake

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Cindy Rahe

Cindy Rahe is the recipe maker and film taker behind Hungry Girl por Vida. She likes to bake from scratch and make issues that style nearly as good as they appear. Cindy was born close to Seoul however grew up in California and Nevada. She believes strongly in do-it-yourself birthday muffins, creamy espresso, and making room for dessert.

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