This weekend, whilst baking a birthday treat for my Brother's 30th, I realized a slab of brownies could be decorated just like a cake or a batch of sugar cookies. Perhaps this fact was already obvious to everyone else seeing as it IS a flat, frostable surface.. but I thought I'd share the revalation just in case it wasn't. Think about it! Who wouldn't welcome a platter of fudgy, chocolate frosted brownies adorned with adorable decorations at their next party? Why should sugar cookies get all the decoration glory?
Since these particular brownies were for my brother, I made a design partly inspired by the hilarious doge meme (because my brother is my go-to technology guru and enjoys all things internet), partly by some cute cartoons of shibas, but it was mostly inspired by.....
.. my brother and his wife's new Shiba, Laika. They adopted her shortly before my brother's bday and oh.my.god THE CUTENESS.. how can so much cuteness exist within one tiny animal?
I'll be sharing how to make the brownies, but first: more Laika photos. Feel free to scroll past them to get to the brownie instructions (if your heart is made of stone..)