Easy Baked New York Cheesecake

A very easy recipe. There’s no issue of wet sunken centre or cracks at all. I made it pretty short because we all can’t take a thick slab of cheese at one go, so this is more like the height of a tart. Best part of the taste is the refreshing lemon juice that cuts…

German Cookies

These are just really crumbly melt in the mouth butter cookies. Very easy to make, just don’t over bake to get this signature pale look. Be attentive when the cookies are baking. Recipe (makes about 40-50, from small small baker) 125g salted butter cubed 40g icing sugar 80g cake flour 125g potato starch Method 1….

Orange Yoghurt Butter Cupcakes

These unremarkable looking little cupcakes made me so happy. It’s soft, moist, full of butter flavor but no dense oil patches anywhere. Best of all it’s a one bowl recipe with whole eggs, really ho jiak! Recipe (makes 8) 125g butter (prefer tin golden churn) 110g caster sugar 2 eggs 25g orange juice 25g non…

Nutella Tarts

The Nutella is baked to set, so you can easily stack them up in containers. The Nutella will hold its shape. The tricky part is in the right temperature to bake the Nutella, too low it won’t set even after 30 min, too high and it will crack and melt. The tart base is a…

Black Sesame Cookies

Super easy and delicious. Not too sweet and bursting with black sesame flavor. Recipe (makes about 28 cookies) 90g plain flour 90g Black sesame powder 1/4 tsp salt ( can go up to 1/2 tsp to make this a savory cookie) 40g icing sugar 45g cooking oil Method 1. Add all dry ingredients in a…

Easy Chawanmushi

Really sooooooo easy, you won’t believe it. Leaving out optional ingredients, you only need 2 things – eggs and stock. Yet the result is silky soft egg pudding. So, let’s get cracking, eggs! Recipe (for 2 portions) 1 egg (about 60-65g with shell) 100 ml stock ( I used Swanson) Additional ingredients like mushrooms, crab…

Strawberry Shortcake

This strawberry shortcake is made for my dear daughter’s birthday. It is made with Millac Gold (a blend of dairy and non-dairy) whipping cream. I thought quite some time whether to use dairy whipping cream, given the health concerns on using non-dairy product. However, with my very limited frosting skills and snail’s pace of frosting,…

奶香牛角面包 Horn Milk Buns

No need first proof and no need window pane for this popular bun from Taiwan. The texture is meant to be more heavy and not the usual Asian soft breads, try if you like a bun with more bite. Recipe (adapted from Fuchang Huang, makes 7) 250g plain flour 45g sugar (12g for savory version)…

Fudgey Brownie with Crackling Top

This is a fudgey brownie, not so much the Cakey style. It’s a very easy one bowl recipe. Another unique thing is that it uses cocoa powder only and zero baking powder or soda which might lend a metallic taste. Be sure to use Varlhona or other good quality cocoa powder, the taste will be…

Fragrant Milk Bread 奶香包

Very soft, very easy recipe from 爱与恨老师. The combination of milk and higher butter content is unbeatable. It remains so soft and fluffy when I ate it the next morning. Give it a try and see if it will become your staple. Recipe (Original Recipe) 250g bread flour 135g fresh milk 8g milk powder (optional)…