pixar baking

Brave Iced Rolls


Yields 12 rolls

The things you’ll need

Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons bread flour
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • ½ cup warm milk
  • 8 eggs
  • 3 cups + 3 tablespoons bread flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups butter, room temperature
  • Orange royal icing
  • Maraschino cherries
  • Egg wash
Equipment
  • Stand mixer
  • Whisk
  • Rubber spatula
  • Bench flour
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Decorating bag fitted with a #12 tip

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix yeast, warm milk and 5 tablespoons of bread flour to create a paste and allow it to set for 10 minutes.
  3. Beat eggs and sugar.
  4. Add the remaining flour in 4 parts as you knead the dough on low. Add salt half way through.
  5. Add in soft butter chunks and knead dough for 2 minutes.
  6. Shape dough into a ball and allow it to set for 1 ½ to 2 hours in a warm place.
  7. Punch dough down and form it into small spheres. Allow them to proof for 30 minutes.
  8. Brush rolls with egg wash and bake for 22 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Remove from oven and cool slightly before icing. Drizzle royal icing over each roll and top with half a maraschino cherry.
  10. TaDa! These scrumptious Brave Iced Rolls will be the subject of folklore for generations to come!

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1. music (owl city, p!atd, fob, etc.)

2. video games (specifically pc games from steam like undertale, to the moon, portal 2, etc.)

3. food! (the duality of this… haha it’s annoying)

4. my favorite movies! (studio ghibli, disney, pixar, etc)

5. baking- it’s one of the only time/ energy consuming things that i actually enjoy doing that i still do consistently during the summer even when i feel shitty

6. my computer- it’s something i use when i’m alone and it’s just really calming

7. instruments- piano and guitar, just kind of fun learning 

8. friends- i’ve been trying to do fun activities with them recently 

9. puzzles/ books

10. everyone in this community! you guys are always so supporting because you guys know what’s going on and how others are feeling

Moana Coconut Cupcakes


Yields 16-18 cupcakes

The things you’ll need

Ingredients
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup cake flour
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter, at room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons coconut milk
  • ¾ cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • White frosting in a decorating bag fitted with large plain tip
  • Red buttercream frosting in a decorating bag fitted with #2 tip
  • Fine shred coconut, lightly toasted
Equipment
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Hand mixer with beaters
  • Rubber spatula
  • Light blue silicone cupcake liners
  • Cupcake tray
  • Ice cream scoop

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flours, baking powder and salt until well combined.
  3. In a large bowl, use a hand mixer to beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add egg and vanilla extract and mix well. Scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.
  5. On low speed, alternate adding the flour mixture and the milk to the butter mixture, beginning and ending with the flour mixture.
  6. Gently fold in shredded coconut.
  7. Scoop batter about 2/3 full into silicon cupcake liners and bake for 14 to 16 minutes.

Time to decorate!

  1. Once the cupcakes have cooled completely, pipe on white frosting and then roll in toasted coconut.
  2. Use a #2 tip to pipe the symbol of the Heart of Te Fiti on top of each cupcake.
  3. TaDa! These Moana Coconut Cupcakes are a treat for the gods!