24 June 2014

Yummy Avocado Brownies

Recently I watched Tanya Burr’s Avocado Brownie Recipe and I had to make them like asap. But there were some ingredients that I couldn’t get hold of and I really wanted to try it. So I went on Google and found this magical recipe. I love how there’s no butter or flour. 

All you’re gonna need is:

8 ounces (226.8 grams) of melted dark or milk chocolate
2 well mashed avocados
4 eggs
3/4 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of cocoa powder
1/2 cup of grounded almond 
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla
Once you got you’re ingredients it’s time to start making and baking.

Get your chocolate either milk or dark and melt it either in the microwave or over the stove. I prefer doing it on the stove. Once thats’s done allow it to cool down on the side.

In a mixing bowl, use an electronic mixer to whisk the eggs and sugar at a high speed. It should gradually double in size and become light in colour.

Add in the melted chocolate to the mix and whisk away.

I find that using a spatula to mix in the grounded almonds work the best. Add it in  bit by bit and add in the cocoa powder, salt and vanilla.

Once that’s all done add in the mashed avocado. Use the electrical whisk as that’s the easiest way to mash the avocado further.

Butter up your brownie baking pan and our in the batter. I got mine at Lakeland for £11.99
Bake the brownie at 170°c for about 20 - 25 minutes. Check that the top layer is firm before taking it out.
Once done, allow to cool and you can cut them up into rectangles. It’s optional but you can sprinkle some icing sugar onto to add a bit of decoration. Plus it looks yummier.

Hope you like your healthy brownies. I've made them twice now and they've always been eaten before I could get my hands on them. If anyone makes them I'd love to see! Happy baking!

- kristalovesx - 

20 June 2014

NOTW - Barry M's Gelly Polish in Lychee

Ahh nothing feels better than a bit of nude polish. High shine polish in Lychee. Perfect for a bit of class. I wanted to add a bit of sparkle, so I used some silver and gold glitter polish and added them to my ring fingers and thumbs.

- kristalovesx -

17 June 2014

The Makeup Timer TAG

I loved Lily Pebbles' new Blogger TAG. The Makeup Timer TAG. Just the perfect way to show you my Summer makeup and a TAG all in one. Here's what I usually do and the timings, I'll also include the products I used too.

Concealer - Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in the Shade Deep 35 = 3 minutes 14 seconds
Powder - MAC Studio Fix Powder in Shade NW35 = 34 seconds
Contour - Sleek Contour Kit in Shade Medium = 1 minute 24 seconds
Highlight - Sleek Contour Kit in Shade Medium = 40 seconds
Winged Liner - Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Liner in Black = 5 minutes 2 seconds
Mascara - L'Oreal Falsh Lash Flutter Mascara in Black = 2 minutes 2 seconds
Eyeliner - Barry M's Bold Waterproof Eyeliner in Black = 1 minute 4 seconds
Brows - A Spooly and a bit of Vo5 Hairspray = 14 seconds

Add them all up and we got ourselves 16 minutes and 10 seconds. This is my everyday look, lots of highlighter and winged liner! Try this yourself and see how long you really take.

- kristalovesx -