Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Cinnamon Buns


Cinnamon Buns

Ingredients:
270g bread flour
30g plain flour
60g egg
1/2 tsp instant yeast
pinch of salt
100g water
30g oil
*Direct method

Fillings
Liv salted butter, cut into small cubes
Brown sugar
Cinnamon chips

Friday, April 24, 2015

Easy Brownies


Easy Brownies
(Recipe adapted from Baking Tai Tai)



Ingredients:
170g unsalted Liv butter
113g sweetened chocolates
120g brown sugar
1 Tbsp Rum 
3 eggs
100g plain flour, sifted


Method:
1. Put chocolates & butter in a bowl & microwave for 1 min. Stir mixture till it melted.
2. Add in sugar & eggs. Whisk till smooth using balloon whisk.
3. Add in flour & rum. Whisk till well blended.
4. Pour into a 8" lined pan. Baked in a preheated oven @ 160C for 23mins.


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Oksusu-ppang & DIY Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino

This is my first bake in my new cozy 'nest'. How about a Mocha Frappuccino to go along with these Oksusu-ppang? 

Oksusu-ppang 옥수수빵 (Cornbread)
(Recipe adapted from here)

Ingredients:
2 cups gluten free whole grain stone ground cornmeal
2 Tbsp sugar
1egg
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1.5 cups soya milk
2 tsp baking powder 
1 Tbsp butter, soften at room tempt


Method:
1. Combine the cornmeal, sugar, salt, egg, vegetable oil & soya milk in a bowl & mix well. Let it sit for 20mins.
2. Add baking powder to the batter & mix well. Brush the butter all over the bottom & sides of baking pan (8 x 8" square pan).
3. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C for 20mins.  


   DIY my own Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino with mint chips 

Ingredients:
10g coffee mixed in 2/3 cup soya milk
1 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp Hershey's chocolate syrup
1 cup ice
Mint chips
*Blend all ingredients together
 
Voilà! Enjoy!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Blackforest Cake

Blackforest Cake

(Recipe adapted & modify slightly from Jane) 

Ingredients
3 layers of chocolate sponge cake
250g whipped cream
chocolate rice
ganache

Cherry syrup
1 can pitted cherries, drained out juice
1 Tbsp corn flour
NuNaturals Cherry vanilla NuStevia  
*cooked till thickened

Assemble: 
- Place a slice of cake onto a cake board. 
- Spread a layer of whipped cream & cherry syrup then decorate with cherries.
- Repeat with 2nd layer of cake, cream, syrup & cherries. End with the last layer of cake.
- Spread the whole cake with cream.
- Decorate the sides with chocolate rice.
- Pour ganache at edge of cake & let it flow down slightly.
- Pour remainder cherry syrup onto centre of cake.
- Pipe rosettes with whipped cream & drizzle with ganache.
 

Monday, April 6, 2015

Peanut Butter Slices


Peanut Butter Slices
Ingredients
120g Liv unsalted butter
70g brown sugar
1 egg
130g plain flour
1/4 tsp salt
150g peanut butter chips

Method:
1. Combine butter & sugar in a saucepan & melt together over medium heat. Leave to cool.
2. Beat in egg till combined. Add in sifted flour & salt all at once. Whisk till smooth.
3. Add in peanut butter chips & stir till evenly distributed.
4. Pour batter into a 7" pan. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C for 25mins.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Reese's Original Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

This post is sponsored by LIV butter. Try a Liv butter today!
  
Resse's Original Peanut Butter Chip Cookies
(Recipe adapted & modify slightly from here   

Ingredients:
170g Liv salted butter
1/2 cup brown sugar  
1 tsp rum
2 eggs
2 cups sifted plain flour 
1 tsp baking soda 
Reese's peanut butter chips

Method:
1. Cream butter, sugar & rum until light fluffy.
2. Add eggs & beat well.
3. Add in sifted flour & baking soda. Mix well.
4. Stir in peanut butter chips.
5. Bake in a preheated oven at 170C for 20mins.      

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Sticky Date Cake


Sticky Date Cake 

Ingredients:
125g pitted dates, chopped
1/2 tsp baking soda
160g boiling water
125g Liv butter, softened
70g brown sugar
1 tsp Cointreau
1 egg
1 cup plain flour
1 tsp baking powder

Method:
1.  Place dates & bicarbonate of soda in a heatproof bowl. Pour over boiling water. Allow to stand, uncovered, for 10mins until dates are tender.

2. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar &Cointreau until pale & creamy. Add egg & beat well. Using a spatula, stir in date mixture & flour. Mix until well combined.

3. Spoon mixture into silicon moulds. Bake for 15mins.