3 BAKING RECIPES FOR THIS SEASON

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3 BAKING RECIPES FOR CHRISTMAS


This post is contributed by One Drop member – Ranna Seah.

Hello! It’s that time of the year when we get busy with planning for activities for our kiddos who are off school or entertaining friends for small gatherings? I thought consolidating some of the tried and tested recipes for easy baking with our wonderful Vitality/Plus series oils.

Here’s 3 carefully selected recipes for baking with your oils:

1) Guilt-Free Peppermint Brownies

(Recipe tested by my daughter Heidi Lam and she adores this!!!)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 15-ounce can low-sodium black beans
  • 1/3 Cup Coconut oil
  • 1/4 Cup Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 Teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 drops Peppermint Vitality Essential Oil

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Rinse and drain black beans.
  3. Melt coconut oil on stove until clear.
  4. Blend all ingredients except eggs in food processer until smooth.
  5. In a separate bowl, lightly whisk eggs until well beaten.
  6. Fold into chocolate mixture.
  7. Pour mixture into a greased 8×8 pan and bake 25–30 minutes.
  8. Let cool 15 minutes then cut.
  9. Let cool another 15 minutes and serve.

2) Lemon Crinkle Cookies

(recipe tried and tested by Wendy Lauw )

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • 10 Tablespoon Softened Butter
  • 1 Cup + 2 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 Large Egg Yolk
  • 1 Large Egg at Room Temperature
  • 8 to 12 drops of Lemon Vitality Essential Oil
  • 2 Tablespoon Milk
  • 1/3 Cup Powdered Sugar

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees C or 350F and line your trays with parchment paper.
  2. Mix all ingredients until well combined. Shape the mixture into 1 ½ inch balls, roll in powdered sugar and place on tray.
  3. Note to keep the cookies 2 inches apart. Bake 10-11 minutes and remove before the edges get brown. Cool 5 mins before moving to baker rack to cool.

3) Orange Infused Choc Chip Cookies 

(Recipe tried and tested by Kaye Ng in another blog entry)

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 1/4 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Lightly Packed Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Granulated White Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter Softened at Room Temperature
  • 1 Large Egg at Room Temperature
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 Cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips or Chocolate Chunks
  • 4 Drops of Young Living Orange Vitality Essential Oil

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees C or 350F and line your trays with parchment paper.
    2. Cream together the softened butter and the two sugars until light and fluffy.
    3. Add in the egg and stir well until it is incorporated and there are no longer dark streaks from the egg yolk.
    4. Add in the vanilla extract, salt and baking soda and stir until well mixed.
    5. Stir in the flour and the chocolate chips until just combined. Stop when there are no more lumps of flour.
    6. Drop in the orange vitality essential oil and stir until combined.
    7. Drop by tablespoonfuls on the baking tray, leaving about 2.5 inches allowance for expansion during baking.
    8. Bake for about 9-11 minutes or until golden brown around the edges.
    9. Cool for about 10 minutes before serving.

And if your guests fancy something hot…why not make them a cup of Lavender Hot Chocolate?

Lavender Hot Chocolate Recipe

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 cups unsweetened almond, dairy, or other milk of your choice
  • 8 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 teaspoons honey, or more to taste
  • 4 Drops of Young Living Lavender Vitality Essential Oil

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Heat 4 cups of milk in a saucepan on medium-high heat.
  2. Add 8 tablespoons unsweetened raw cocoa, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, and 4 teaspoons honey; whisk until smooth.
  3. When warm, remove from heat and stir in 4 drops Lavender Vitality essential oil.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

If you like my articles and would like to purchase the Young Living oils or have further clarifications, please drop me a message here or email me at fabulana@gmail.com. If you are ready to sign up as member to purchase, you can click here. I would love to support you in using the oils for yourself and your loved ones.

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