Lemon Drizzle Loaf

Preparation : 20 mins Baking Time : 60 – 75 minutes at 170C Size : 9″ x 5″ loaf tin INGREDIENTS – POUND CAKE 225gms unsalted butter (cooler than room temperature) 345gms sugar 1 tbsp lemon zest (the zest of 1 lemon) 5 large eggs (almost room temperature) 80ml sour cream 8ml vanilla extract 150gms…

Easy Strawberry Jam

INGREDIENTS 1000 gms     Frozen strawberries 750gms        Sugar METHOD1. Over medium heat, add frozen strawberries and sugar and melt them.2. Stiring constantly so that sugar will not burn at the bottom.3. Use a potatoe masher or back or spoon/fork to mesh the strawberries.4. Simmer until sauce thickens. Should not be too runny. If runny, continue until…

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

(Recipe given and adapted by my friend, Ms. Tan) Serving Size : 24 cookies Preparation Time : 15mins Baking Time : 30 mins INGREDIENTS 115 gms butter 125 gms light brown sugar 1 Large eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 95 gms all purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda (*use baking power if you want it…

Blueberry Crumble Muffin

Preparation : 15minsBaking : 25minsMakes: 12 large / 24 small Ingredients – Crumble 1/4 cup  Cubed butter (salted) 1/3 cup   All purposed flour 1/2 cup   Brown sugar / white sugar  Ingredients- Blueberry Muffin 1 1/2 cup  All purposed flour3/4  cup white sugar1/2 tsp  salt2 tsp  baking powder 1/3 cup  Vegtable Oil1 egg1/3 cup milk1…

Cheese Flan

  (Recipe courtesy of my Mum, Mama KebayaKitchen)   Preparation time : 20mins   INGREDIENTS   125 gm   Nestum (280gm digestive) 60 gm     Icing sugar 150 gm   Butter (melted) 250 gm   Philadelphia Cream Cheese 100 gm   Condense Milk 1 1/2 tsp  Gelatine – dissolved in boiling water 2 tbsp      Lemon Juice 450…

Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão de Queijo)

Preparation: 10 minutes Baking Time: 15 minutes Makes 16 (2-inch) puffs Bake: 150°C for 15minutes 50ml whole milk 50ml water 1 1/2 tbsp Vegetable oil 100g Tapioca flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 beaten egg 50g parmesan cheese (more if you like it cheesy) METHOD Pre-heat the oven to 150’C. Prepare 2 baking trays and oil…

Pineapple Jam

INGREDIENTS 500gms pineapple pulp from 2 pineapples (Josephine pineapple preferred) 250gm sugar (Ratio: 100 gm grated pineapple to 50 gm sugar) 1 stick cinnamon 2 pcs star anise METHOD 1. Cut the pineapple skin and remove eyes. Grate the pineapple into pulp. 2. Heat a pan, and add the grated pineapple and let it simmer….

Onion Chutney (in Tarragon red wine and balsamic vinegar reduction)

INGREDIENTS 6 large red onion 110gm brown sugar 120ml Tarragon Red Wine vinegar (use normal red wine vinegar is also fine) 60ml Balsamic vinegar 30gm Butter 1tbs Olive oil 1tsp Kosher salt 1 tsp Ground pepper METHOD Slice onion into thin slices. In a pot with lid, melt butter and oil. Add all the sliced…

Best Fruitcake

INGREDIENTS (Makes 1.6kg cake) 1 box (375gms)    Mixed fruits (wash with hot water, dry and soak overnight in brandy) 4 oz                        XO Brandy (To soak the mixed fruits) 9 oz  (250gms)      Unsalted butter 9 oz  (250gms)      Dark muscovado sugar…

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM FROSTING (Sweet frosting) INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups (339 gm)     Unsalted butter, softened 1 cup (100gm)              unsweetened cocoa powder 5 cups (550gm)            confectionary / Icing sugar 1/2 cup (120gm)          milk 2 tsp             …

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

*This version is without butter. Preparation time : 25 mins Baking time : 35 mins Serves : 8 to 12 INGREDIENTS  – DRY 2 cups (250gm)   All-purpose flour 2 cups (400gm)   caster sugar 3/4 cups (75gm)  cocoa powder (unsweetened) 2 tsp                      baking soda 1 tsp …

Chocolate Chip Cookie

Preparation time: 15 minutes Baking time : 30 mins Serving size : 40 medium size cookies INGREDIENTS 3/4 cups (180gm)    Unsalted butter  (180 gms) 1 cup (200gm)         Brown sugar 1/4 cup  (50gm)       Regular sugar 2 tsp                          Vanilla Essense…