I'm Basil. I bake.

Specifically, I bake Android cakes. That makes this an Android baking blog.

Drambuie Droid, before the @NelsonBostock crew decapitated him at their Burns Night Bake-off.

My Nokia Lumia 1020 is a pretty permanent fixture along side my resident Android; so in the spirit of equality, Brownie Windows.

My Nokia Lumia 1020 is a pretty permanent fixture along side my resident Android; so in the spirit of equality, Brownie Windows.

An Android cake I didn’t make. Feeling threatened and grateful all at the same time. Thanks LG.

An Android cake I didn’t make. Feeling threatened and grateful all at the same time. Thanks LG.

Basil bakes Badtz Maru cake. Happy birthday Hans.

Nike and Android brownies. Boom.

98 kcal and 850 Fuel points, almost a third of my daily target.

Am I convinced by the Fuelband? Not really, though I do feel good about the number.

I think that’s what the band’s all about - the flashing lights and the feeling good. You want to rack up more points, often for the sake of it. When you’re shy of your goal at 11:30pm, you have an active spell to hit your target. When you’ve had a very inactive day, you know it.

Frivolous? Maybe. But if it gets people moving, that’s no bad thing.

After creating the Android template and Googling up a few brownies, I had a thought before I clock in my final Fuel-count.

After creating the Android template and Googling up a few brownies, I had a thought before I clock in my final Fuel-count.

Butter, chocolate, stir.

Eggs, beat.

Flour, fold.

Baking paper, cut.

AND done. 524 Fuel points, one sixth of my daily goal.

Time to bake and stencil.

How much fuel do you burn baking?

Once fat, now fit-ish, I’m all for getting active - much needed with all this baking. I also used to be a personal trainer, so should know a thing or two about it.

So this post is about the Nike+ Fuelband: I’ve been dubious. A wristband that tells you how many calories you’re burning and what your daily ‘Fuel’ consumption should be. How does it even work and what is Fuel anyway?

Anyway indeed. Having recently gotten my hands on one, I thought I’d test it out in the kitchen with a batch of Android brownies. This time, I’ve gone electric mixer free and will be beating everything by hand.

Fuel eh? We’ll see.

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Easter can wait; today, it’s all about Sean.

The world’s first Android Prinsesstårta? 

Happy birthday Mimmi. A slightly tall, unconventional Prinsesstårta for the only (female) Swedish princess I know.

Recipe: Donal Skehan

Stacked.

Stacked.