3 Easy To Bake Dessert Recipes

by Ethan More

The concept of dessert or the conclusion of a meal is not common in every part of the world. Though in countries where it is prevalent, the last course of a meal is the famous dessert. It consists of sweet foods like cake, pastry, jam, candy, and beverages like liqueur and dessert wine. Fruits are also commonly used in the form of desserts for their natural sweetness. 

In this blog, let us understand the role of desserts in our life. We will also look at three easy dessert recipes, even one that incorporates CBD, and see how it is beneficial for us.

The Significance of Desserts

There are many advantages of consuming desserts in our everyday lives.

These factors include:-

  • Mood improvement

A box of chocolates when you are in a bad mood or ice cream on a hot day can lift your mood significantly. This upliftment positively affects your work as a professional or your studies as a student. Even a simple thing such as eating your favorite dessert can make your day.

  • Lowered blood pressure and stroke prevention

Dark chocolate can reduce your blood pressure and your chances of strokes significantly. So now, you have a great excuse to have your share of dark chocolate without feeling guilty about it. After all, it’s only for the benefit of your health.

  • A brilliant choice for breakfast

Many studies have supported the idea that having dessert for breakfast can help you lose weight.

Easy Recipes 

Let us see three easy dessert recipes that you can make at home:

  • Brownie Lasagna

Ingredients for brownies:

  1. Two boxes of brownie mix 
  2. Softened block cream cheese

Ingredients for cream cheese layer:

  1. 250g of softened block cream cheese
  2. 500g of sugar
  3. 30g of kosher salt
  4. Two teaspoons of pure vanilla extract

Ingredients for the topping and ganache:

  1. 250g of chocolate chips
  2. 100g of heavy cream
  3. 30g of chocolate shavings

Directions to prepare:

  1. The primary step is to preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Cover a baking pan with parchment paper and grease it with cooking spray. Prepare the brownie mixes following the package directions and pour the batter into the pan. Keep baking until you insert a toothpick into the batter and it comes out clean. Let it cool completely.
  2. Beat the cream cheese in a big bowl until it becomes cool. Add the powdered sugar to the bowl, beat it till no lumps remain, add salt and vanilla and continue mixing. This step concludes the cream cheese layer.
  3. To make the ganache, take the chocolate chips in a medium-size heatproof bowl, boil the heavy cream and pour the hot cream on the chocolate chips. Let it cool down for about 5 mins, then beat it until the mixture becomes smooth.
  4. Cut the brownie from the pan into four pieces, place them on a platter, and spread the ganache on top. Afterward, add a layer of cream cheese filling and top with a layer of brownie. Then top it with ganache, but keep some for serving. Refrigerate until well chilled.
  5. Top the dish with chocolate drizzle and shavings with some ganache before serving.
  • Milano Cookies

Image credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/cookie-bake-pastry-pastries-sweet-756601/

Ingredients for the ganache:

  1. 60g heavy cream
  2. 100g chopped dark chocolate

Ingredients for cookies:

  1. Half teaspoon kosher salt
  2. 30g of all-purpose flour
  3. Nine tablespoons of softened butter
  4. One tablespoon milk
  5. 30g of powdered sugar
  6. Two teaspoons of pure vanilla extract
  7. One whole egg and one egg white

Directions to prepare:

  1. Adjust the oven rack to the center, cover it with parchment paper and preheat to 350 degrees.
  2. To make the ganache, place chopped chocolate in a heat-resistant bowl. Boil the cream at low heat and pour the cream over the chocolate at once. Let it stay for 2 minutes, then slowly mix it to make a smooth sauce. Let the ganache cool down and become thick enough to apply between the layers.
  3. To make the cookies mix the butter and sugar with a hand mixer at medium speed.
  4. In a bowl, mix the whole egg with egg white. Add the milk and vanilla extract slowly while stirring.
  5. Use a spatula to mix the flour and pour the cookie batter into a half-inch piping bag.
  6. Pour the piped batter onto the baking sheet. The pipes should be 3 inches long and have a 1.5-inch gap between them. Bake both the sheets for 15 minutes each and continue baking until the cookies get golden brown at the edges.
  7. Let the cookies cool down. When completely cooled, sandwich a teaspoon of ganache between the cookies. The cookies are ready to serve after the ganache cools down and sets up.
  • CBD Chocolates 

Image Credit: https://pixabay.com/photos/chocolate-bars-dark-chocolate-183543/

Ingredients:

  1. 50g of honey
  2. 100g of unsalted butter
  3. One teaspoon of vanilla extracts
  4. 100g of broken chocolate of your choice
  5. CBD oil (according to your dosage)

When choosing CBD chocolates, you should keep your daily dosage of CBD in mind and calculate how much CBD oil to use concerning that. Rather than using a chocolate bar, we will use a baking tin that we can cut into pieces with its size depending on the amount of CBD in each. The market is getting the hype of   CBD products from Lazarus Naturals at CBD.co for their supreme quality products.

Directions to prepare:

  1. Fill a pot with water, then place a heat-resistant dish on top that will not touch the water. What we just explained is how to make a DIY double boiler.
  2. Slowly heat the water and pour butter onto the dish while stirring so that the butter slowly melts but does not burn.
  3. Once the butter melts halfway, add the chocolate and keep stirring to prevent it from burning.
  4. When the butter and chocolate mix nicely, remove the pan and let it cool down. But keep in mind that you should not let the mixture harden.
  5. Add the vanilla extract, honey, and CBD oil while stirring.
  6. Pour the mixture into a mold and even it out using a spatula.
  7. Let it freeze in the refrigerator until the mix becomes solid.
  8. The CBD chocolates are ready to be cut and served.

Benefits of CBD chocolates include:

  • May lower blood pressure
  • It may help with pain and stress relief
  • May improve blood circulation
  • May reduce the risk of heart disease
  • May ease congestion
  • It may help you relax

Conclusion

As we have discussed, desserts play an essential role in our life. It has many benefits like mood upliftment, lowering blood pressure, helping in digestion, and keeping your diet in check. People who already consume CBD in edibles may find CBD chocolates a great option. If you can’t find CBD in your region, you can always turn to online vendors. Or you can also use the recipes mentioned above to make some CBD chocolates for yourself. Before consuming Cannabidiol, you should consult with your physician and determine the proper dosage.

 

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