Honey Toast (蜂蜜吐司)

Lovely aromatic bread, 60g of honey in this recipe, replaces all the sugar needed for sweetness. Loaf is fluffy and tall and smells of honey with every bite. Recipe (Adapted Banyzhao) 180g Bread flour 120g plain flour 60g honey 30g beaten egg 160g milk 1 tsp instant yeast 1/2 tsp salt 15g  butter Method 1. Add…

Wholemeal (tangzhong) Loaf

Added tangzhong to a wholemeal loaf and the bread is exceptionally soft. Pulled a lovely window pane too. However, the dough is pretty soft and sticky too, so need to be patient when kneading. Recipe 160g tangzhong or water roux (using 30g bread flour and 160g water) 400g bread flour 100g wholemeal flour 130g water…

Lemon Tarts (improved)

Originally posted on Olady Bakes:
My children and I love lemon tarts and I’ve been paying so much for them at places like Cedele, abc, Delifrance etc. Abc sells one for $6, which is enough for me to make about 9 of the same size! This is a simple hand mixed recipe. One key thing…

Nigella’s Chocolate Chip Muffin

Very easy and very delicious. Just follow the recipe and don’t omit anything. Recipe (makes 12) Dry ingredients 250g plain flour 2 tbsp valrhona cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp baking soda 150g sugar 120g chocolate chips 1/2 tsp salt Wet ingredients 1 egg 250g milk (or soy milk) 90g oil 1 tsp…

Easy Whole Egg Sponge

If you are like me, who have struggled with water bath and just can’t get a smooth top cake with no shrinkage, then this recipe from Stephie is really a blessing. It uses whole eggs ( no egg separation), no water bath, and yet no cracks and shrinking. I baked at a short 35 min…

Honey Brown Sugar Butter Cake

I seldom get such smooth top cake, and pretty good height for a heavy butter cake. I tweaked the original recipe from Enne Ty by adding honey and other minor adjustments. The original recipe is here. The honey and butter aroma when baking was a heavenly mix. Very yummy.  Recipe (6″ round cake tin) 3 egg…

Easy One Proof Buns (Burger and Luncheon Meat)

This is a really easy one proof recipe adapted from Killer toast, and gives tasty, soft and fluffy buns. They remain soft till the next day. You can use it for any filling or shaping, I have used them for mini luncheon meat buns and burger buns here.   However, the dough was rather wet…

Plain White Toast (Softest Ever)

It’s not the first time I’ve tried this recipe, just that results had never been this good. I was taken aback when slicing the bread, so cottony soft and fluffy. I guess the difference this time is that I had gained better appreciation of making bread over time and had really been very careful in…