Saturday, March 12, 2011

Bake Me a Cake

Melting The Chocolate
The Icing

Chocolate on Top
All Finished
The Inside
Plated
300g Dark Chocolate Chopped
250g Butter
5 Eggs 
1/2 Cup Caster Sugar
1 1/4 teaspoons Baking Powder
3/4 almond meal 

Prehead the oven 150 % 

Moist Chocolate Cake:

1. Melt Butter & Chocolate in Saucepan over low heat and stir til melted and smooth. Set aside.
2. Beat eggs and sugar in the bowl with a mixer for 8-10 minutes until pale and thick. 
3. Sift flour and baking powder over egg and sugar mix and gently fold through with almond meal and chocolate mix. 
4. Line a 23cm tin round tin and bake for 50 mins until cooked. Test with a skewer, 

Butter Cream Frosting: 

250g Butter
1 cup Sifted Icing Suger
1 Teaspoon vanilla essence 

Beat butter until light and creamy. Add the sifted icing sugar and the vanilla essence and beat until well combined. Spread over completely cooled cake and refrigerate. 

Stripe melted chocolate over cake with a teaspoon (your bench will get covered). Approx 10 melted chocolate buttons. 

Cake will keep for about a week :) 

Enjoy your nomming! 

Miss Addict! 

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Lust Have: Everything by Design Glut!


Reversible Sign Necklace: $60





I want to buy everything that Design Glut has in their store! 


Yesterday an email popped up in my inbox "Just the lil quirky type of thing I thought you'd like.." said my friend. Boy were they right. He had linked me to the necklace above. I clicked through to the rest of the store and squee'd in delight. Its a geeks jewelry delight! 


Below are a couple of pieces that are on my "to buy" list as soon as I get some extra cash! 



Circuit Heart Necklace: $60
Open Book Necklace: $60


World Links Necklace: $60


I love jewellery that is slightly different and quirky. Also available is a sausage dog necklace, old style headphone necklace, and a phone booth necklace to name just a few more! 


What are you lusting after at the moment?


Love and Obsessions
Miss Addict

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Lust Have: Amber Adoration



Sun Gazing- Necklace- H...

$162.00

Multi amber Bird in fli...

$36.00

Capturing the sun- Ring

$79.00

Raw Honey Drops-Wrapped...

$18.00

Trudy the Triceratops N...

$15.00

Beautiful Cognac Baltic...

$20.00

Amber and Sterling Silv...

$16.50

Amber Mermaid Ring, adj...

$180.00

Amber Guitar Pin

$150.00

Petite Vintage Earrings...

$15.00

Baltic Amber Ring with ...

$99.00

Heat of Summer - Amber ...

$17.00

Amber branches Amber Br...

$42.00

Solitary Pear Ring in C...

$128.00

Fall brown copper earri...

$12.75
I have an obsession with Amber. I love all shades of it and pretty much anything made of Amber ends up on my WANT list. The necklace I wear permanently is from my Mother and is a gorgeous piece of Amber. I consider amber to be signature stone these days and am currently on the hunt to add more pieces to add to my collection. 

I love the idea of tiny pieces of History embedded within the stone that I can carry around with me. The colour is also always gorgeous and plays into my love of all shades of orange, peach and warm golden tones. 

Do you have a signature stone? Colour? What are you lusting after this week?

Love and Obsessions,

Miss Addict. 
 

Friday, January 28, 2011

What I Wore: To Work

Top by Mink Pink
Shorts by Shilla
Click to Enbiggen my Goofy Face
I wore this to work on a day when it was 36 degrees and was soooo happy I did. Got a lot of compliments on the top. 

I am  looking forward to wearing this lace top with lots of different colours underneath. Its got a really lady like feel and I rather enjoyed pairing it with shorts to break that up a little. 

I love the tailored shorts. They are light cotton, super comfy and easy to dress up and down! Utterly my favourite buy of the summer.

What piece of clothing are you loving and wearing to death at the moment lovelies?
Love and Obsessions
Miss Addict

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Mini Lust Have: Wonder Women & Mac

Wonder Woman & Mac
Mac is releasing a Wonder Woman inspired collection. I drool over mac collections with startling regularity and this one is no exception. Bright colours with a twist of geek! Awesome! 
 Obey Me : Nail Polish

The Spirit of Truth : Nail Polish

It is marked for International Release in March and I am eyeing off the Nail Polishes and Lip Glasses the most. After all how can a girl resist a Lip Gloss called “Secret Identity” and “Athena’s Kiss” or a Nail Polish called “Obey Me” and “Spirit of Truth”.

Wonder Woman by Mac

What do we think lovelies? Excited or just another way to get geeky ladies to part with our hard earned cash! 


For more information on the collection check out Temptalia for prices, more pictures and a list of all the pieces included :) 


Love and Obsessions
Miss Addict

Sunday, January 16, 2011

35th Floor - Gorgeous Views!

Gold Coast by Miss Addict
I am currently sitting on the 35th floor of the most amazing hotel on the Gold Coast. Wind blowing in my hair feeling relaxed and utterly super stress free. I did not realize until I got here how badly I needed a holiday! But I did and I am here and its incredible!

The weather is amazing which considering that the a large part of this state is under water is bizarre and makes me feel extremely guilty for enjoying it!

If you follow me on twitter you’ll have seen some of the other photos I have been tweeting :)


What are you lovelies doing this week?
Love and Obsessions
Miss Addict

Monday, January 10, 2011

100 & 1000's Cupcakes

100's and 1000's Cupcakes

This weekend I decided to try out my new mixing bowl, piping bag and measuring cups that I got for my birthday. I decided on cupcakes since my lot  the halloween cupcakes turned out amazingly... This time wasn't such a success sadly... 

Pink Cupcake Batter
I did actually colour both the cupcakes themselves and the icing pink and try and marble the cupcakes. The marbling was pretty much only visible when they came out of the oven...
Cupcake with Marble effect

The icing went way to runny to pipe so I have yet to try out all the fun tips on my piping bag. Still they taste delicious and with a bunch of 100's and 1000's on top they look like they belong at a kids party which suits me just fine :) but I think I may love pyrex a little more than is natural... 

How bout you lovely people? Baked anything delish lately?  


Love and Obsessions
Miss Addict

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