Saturday, November 1, 2014

Brioche

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Eat it plain or with jam, both taste great!

Brioche  
(Recipe adapted from Carol)   

Ingredients:  
Milk yeast mixture
125g milk
1 tsp yeast
50g sugar
65g bread flour
*Warm the milk slightly & add in yeast. Wait 5mins for the mixture to 'bloom' & add in sugar & bread flour. Cling wrap & proof for 1hr.

Main dough
380g bread flour 
200g Liv salted butter
4 eggs
1/2 tsp salt

Method:
1. Mix all ingredients together with the milk yeast mixture except butter for 5mins. Add in butter & continue to beat for another 5 mins till the dough is smooth & shiny. Remove from mixer & proof for 2hrs.

2. Put the proof dough into fridge for 2hrs to let the dough harden slightly.

3. Shape the dough & proof for another 1hr. 


4. Bake in a preheated oven @ 190C for 15mins.


Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Pumpkin Waffles


Pumpkin Waffles
(recipe adapted & modify slightly from Joyofbaking)

Ingredients:
130g plain flour

1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
2 Tbsp sugar
1 egg
120g milk
130g Libby's pumpkin puree
25g Liv unsalted butter, melted

Methods:
1. In a large bowl whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt & sugar. 
2. In a separate bowl whisk together the egg, milk & pumpkin puree. 
3. Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture, along with the melted butter till combined.
4. Pour a suitable amount of batter into a preheated waffle maker.


Saturday, October 25, 2014

Pumpkin Cheesecake


Pumpkin Cheesecake

Ingredients:
Base
40g digestive cookies, crush finely
50g oreo cookies, crush finely
50g melted butter 
*Mix crushed digestive & oreo cookies with butter & press them firmly on the base of the prepared pan. Chill in the refrigerator for later use. 

Cream Cheese filling:
250g Cream cheese

70g light brown sugar
3 Eggs
1 Tbsp Rum
120g Libby's pumpkin puree
3 Tbsp plain flour, sifted


Method: 
1. Beat cream cheese & sugar until smooth & creamy. 
2. Add in pumpkin puree & rum, mix well. 
3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each just until blended. Add flour into it & mix well.
4. Pour batter into prepared baking pan.
5. Bake at pre-heated oven @ 150C for 30mins.


 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Pumpkin Scones


Pumpkin Scones 
(recipe adapted & modify slightly from joyofbaking)  

Ingredients:
130g plain flour
35g light brown sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/8 tsp salt
60g Liv cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces 
100g Libby's pumpkin puree
1 tsp rum

Method:
1. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, soda & salt. Blend butter into the flour mixture till it resembles coarse crumbs. In a separate bowl mix together pumpkin puree & rum. Add the pumpkin mixture to the flour mixture. Mix just until the dough comes together.

2. Transfer to a lightly floured surface & knead dough gently to about 4cm thick. Cut into 6 wedges.

3. Bake in a preheated oven @ 180C for 20mins.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Mini Pumpkin Doughnuts


Mini Pumpkin Doughnuts  

Ingredients  
110g plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
40g Liv unsalted butter
30g pumpkin puree
50g light brown sugar
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 Tbsp Rum
1/2 cup low fat yoghurt
cinnamon chips 

Method: 
1. Sift together flour, baking powder & baking soda. Set aside.
2. Mix together yoghurt & rum.
3. Beat butter & sugar till light. Add in puree till combined.
4. Add in the egg slowly.
5. On low speed, beat in flour & yoghurt mixture in 3 additions.
6. Pour some batter into the pan & sprinkle cinnamon chips, cover with more batter on top. 7. Bake in a preheated oven @ 160C for 15mins.  

 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

All Time Favourite

Happy Birthday to my Sister =)

Oreo Cheesecake
(recipe adapted & modify slightly from Anncoo)

Ingredients:
250g Cream cheese
70g Sugar
3 Eggs
1 Tbsp Rum
100ml low fat yoghurt
3 Tbsp plain flour, sifted
4 packets Oreo cookies, break into smaller pieces
peanut butter chips

Method: 
1. Beat cream cheese & sugar until smooth & creamy. 
2. Add in yoghurt & rum, mix well. 
3. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each just until blended. Add flour into it & mix well.
4. Add in Oreo cookies & peanut butter chips, fold in with a rubber spatula. Pour into prepared baking pan.
5. Bake at pre-heated oven @ 150C for 30mins.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Ingredients:
113g LIV unsalted butter 
60g light brown sugar 
2 egg yolks 
1 Tbsp Rum 
130g Libby's pumpkin puree 
125g plain flour  
1 tsp baking powder 
1/4 tsp salt  

Meringue: 
2 egg whites   
40g sugar

Method:

1. Cream butter & sugar till light & fluffy.
2. Combine pumpkin puree with egg yolks & rum. 
3. Sift in 1/3 of flour mixture into (1) & blend well. Alternate with the pumpkin mixture until all flour & pumkpin mixture are used up.
4. Prepare the meringue. Fold it into the cake batter & scoop into cupcake liners.
5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 160C for 16mins.