Chocolate Banana Sponge

This cake gave an awesome texture and banana aroma. I took lotsa close up pictures because I was so pleased with the crumbs with the little bits of banana mixed throughout the cake. I baked in a round pan, but it can be baked in a tube pan too, as a Chiffon. The recipe is…

Tiramisu Cake

This cake has got no alcohol or gelatin, to observe dietary restrictions of the recipients. You can add Kahlua to the coffee syrup if you wish. Gelatin can also be added if you wish for more stability in case you need to transport the cake or leave it out at room temperature for a longer…

Tuna Buns (one proof)

Recipe (about 8-9) one dough from here 1.5 can of tuna flakes in olive oil (about 200g) 1/2 Onion chopped salt, pepper, mixed herbs (to taste) mayonaise to taste Method 1. Divide rested dough into portions of 45-50g. Roll into round doughs. Cover and rest for 10 min. 2. Mix all ingredients (except dough) above in…

Golden Sponge Cake (cooked dough and dry bake)

This cooked dough recipe from Nasilemaklover gave the softest, fluffiest sponge cake that is so airily light. The texture is really amazing. See here. Once again, don’t overheat the butter when doing the cooked dough. Bake at low then high temperature, according to the recipe. I’ve placed a cup of water at my oven’s hot spot and…

Custard Buns (one proof buns)

  I made this, it was wiped out and I had to make it immediately the next few days. Please try. Custard ( from Jeannie Tay) 200 ml milk 40g sugar 1/2 tsp salt 15g plain flour 15g corn flour 1 egg 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 50g butter Method 1. Mix plain flour, corn flour and…

Pandan Kaya Cake

This cake mainly adapted from Jeannie Tay and Kitchen Tigress,  yields a very soft fragrant custard. It’s not a firm jelly texture, I like it a lot. My adaptation is to  use some of the coconut milk to extract the Pandan, and got a vibrant colour, so I decided there was no need to add artificial colour in…

Yoghurt Wholemeal Bread (overnight starter)

This bread is done using an overnight starter, which usually gives a soft spongy bite. The addition of yoghurt gives flavour and soft texture. With this combination, the dough pulled a really thin window pane even with all the wholemeal particles. Dough is wet and sticky, flour surfaces very lightly as you work the dough….

Pull Apart Mini Rolls (Dairy cream and honey)

  Recipe 260g bread flour 15g sugar 15g honey 30g dairy cream (You can use whipping cream like emborg or cooking cream like the canned nestle cream. Just don’t use non-dairy cream.) 130g – 150g water 3/4 tsp yeast 15g butter 1/4 tsp salt Method 1. Mix all ingredients except salt and butter in a…

葱油饼 Chinese Spring Onion Pancake

These are thin and crispy on the outside, soft and airy on the inside. Goes very well with Chinese vinegar dip. I used Caroleasylife‘s recipe and Princess Linda‘s techniques. Recipe (makes 4 big ones) Dough 300g plain flour 180g warm water 1/4 tsp yeast 1.5 tsp sugar 1/4 tsp salt Spring Onion Paste 170g chopped spring onion…

Honey Toast (蜂蜜吐司) with Tangzhong/ Water Roux

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. I’ve also added tangzhong (water roux) to the recipe and it has made the bread’s softness last longer. Recipe (Adapted Banyzhao) 80g tangzhong (20g bread flour, 100g water)…

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…