Wednesday, 26 October 2011

Baking Wedding Vow

Now, I didn't actually make this vow on my wedding day in front of all my guests. But I did vow it to Ian in private and I am intending not to break my vow. I vowed to bake something for him every month. That was it - there were no rules about whether he got to choose what I baked or if it had to be sweet or savoury (I imagine it will always be sweet though),

We got married on the 13th, so I reckoned I had until the next 13th to bake. I put it off, because I was too busy looking for enough clothes for a 16 night cruise. Then I realised that it was almost cruise time, and I'd not baked a thing. So, my plans for a cherry pie went out the window (I didn't have a pie dish and I had no time to pit all the cherries)  so I fell back to my ultimate cookie recipe and made white chocolate chip cookies so that we wouldn't waste anything when we left the next day for our cruise because we could freeze the leftovers. 

I sent Ian out for white chocolate chips. This, I have decided, is fine.  My vow, afterall, was not 'I must bake something for Ian every month and not force him to run errands related to it.' Ian returned without chocolate chips, but with white chocolate buttons instead, so I spent 5 minutes just breaking the damn things in half!

I used one of my measuring cups (think it's a quarter one) to make little discs of cookie dough, baked about 8 and open froze the rest on the quick freeze shelf of my freezer. I then wrapped them in clingfilm and put them in a 'in case of emergencies' box in the freezer. The cookies were yummy as usual, but I always seem to cook them too long.  I know that I'm meant to take them out when they're still uncooked looking, but I can't seem to let myself do it!

I'm afraid there is no picture of the finished article because we ate them all before I took a photo. Just imagine the ones in my other blog post, but crunchier. 


Lisa Waker said...

You knew someone would have to say this, and who better than a woman incapable of putting non-matching clothes pegs on a pair of socks when hanging them on the line..... I think you've gone a bit OCD with the cookie precision measuring!

Still, they do look very yummy!

Carrie said...

Hahaha! I do the same thing with pegs! Glad you're still reading my blog after so long away - you wait til I blog about my wedding cake!