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Muddy's Fun House: episode 5

Muddy's Fun House: episode 5

Welcome to Muddy's Fun House: Super Fantastic At Home Bake-a-long and Variety Show... with your host, Kat from Muddy's!

(New to the Fun House? Here's a little FAQ about the show)

In our 5th episode, learn to bake peppermint brownie bites and craft homemade award ribbons!  Both "recipes" are approachable and simple for folks of all ages.  So gather up your ingredients (and some scissors, glue, and colorful paper!) and participate along in the Fun House!

Three cheers for our show patrons on Patreon! They're the superstars who make this all possible.  Patrons get some fun perks too  (psst-- patrons, don't forget to check Patreon for your printable PDF of this week's recipe!)

Without further ado... here is episode 5!


Ingredient List for the Bake-a-long:

For the Brownies:
1⁄2 lb (1 c) butter, melty
450 g (2
1⁄4 c) sugar
125 g (1
1⁄4 c) cocoa powder
1 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 Tbl vanilla extract
4 eggs, beaten
225g (1
1⁄2 c) AP flour
170 g (1 c) semi-sweet chocolate chips

For the Icing:
1 tsp peppermint extract
2 Tbl hot water
1 Tbl butter (room temp)
1 tsp vanilla extract
175 g (1
1⁄2 c) xxx sugar
green or pink dye (optional)


      Show Notes for this Episode:

      • Patreon supporters, be sure to snag your PDF of the recipe on our Patreon page.   Not a supporter yet? Become a patron here

      • Bake-a-long chapter begins at 1:30
        --Wanna use the cocoa I use?  Askinosie Chocolate is my ultimate favorite AND they are an incredible company that I feel honored to call a friend. And in case you were wondering, THIS is my favorite of their chocolate bars.  ;)
        --And pssst... patrons, keep an eye out on the Patreon page this week for a special bonus video to learn a popular adaptation to this recipe!
      • Craft Social chapter begins at 34:40
        I would LOOOVE to see the awards YOU make!  Tag 'em #muddysfunhouse or email me pics at

      • Submit a question for a future "mail bag" portion! 
        Email kat(at) or send a real letter (yay!) to 
        Muddy's Bake Shop 
        attn: Fun House 
        2497 Broad  Ave #101 
        Memphis, TN 38112

      • Participating while you watch?
        We'd LOOOOVE to see! Tag us @muddysbakeshop and/or use #muddysfunhouse

      • Special mad props to: 
        Kirby for being an amazing sidekick and eager learner; Andrea for sharing her homegrown mint with me- generosity award!; Shawn Askinosie for friendship and making insanely delicious chocolate; and, of course, all our wonderful patrons on Patreon!