28 May 2013

Buttercream Recipe

Happy Mothers Day Cake

INGREDIENTS:

250g Salted Buter, softened
800g Icing Sugar, sifted
4-5 tbsp Milk
Edible Colors

METHODS:

1. Whip butter until white
2. Gradually add in icing sugar
3. Finally add in milk depending on consistency needed
4. Mix in colors



22 October 2012

Pie crust recipe


Ingredients:

300g all purpose flour
1tbsp sugar
1tsp salt
225g unsalted butter, cut in cubes (leave in fridge until last min)
125 ml cold water

Method:


  • In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt and sugar.
  • Add in butter and rub it in with your fingertips. (Rubbing in method HERE)
  • Gradually add in the water into the mixture. Knead the dough for several minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 2 and flatten each and wrap into plastic wrap.
  • Chill for 1 hour
  • Roll out and decorate with french pastry cream and fruits.
  • Bake for 30 mins


Enjoy with a smile 

09 October 2012

Pancakes

Makes : approx 9

Ingredients :

150g flour
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
250ml milk
1 egg

2 tbsp vegetable oil


Methods:

  1. Preheat the griddle (use a pan if you don't own a griddle) over medium-high heat.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together egg, milk and oil. Pour milk mixture into dry mixture. Beat until smooth.
  4. Pour or scoop the batter onto the hot pan. Wait until it bubbles mostly every where and turn for a few minutes.
  5. Serve hot with maple syrup and summer fruits.

Orange and chocolate Cupcakes



11 September 2012

Chocolate trifle

Ingredients:

2 box chocolate instant pudding (90g each)
500ml  chilled milk
500ml whipping cream
1 tbsp sugar
vanilla or chocolate cake, cut into small squares

Method:

Put instant pudding in a large bowl
Pour in milk and mix for a few minutes
In another bowl, whip cream until stiff peaks
Gradually fold the cream into the pudding mixture
Make one layer cream and one layer cake until there's no cream left


Enjoy with a smile :)

25 August 2012

Basic bread - No machine





Ingredients

500 g Cake flour (4 x 250 ml) (4 cups)
5 ml Salt (1 tsp)
5 ml Sugar (1 tsp)
45 g Margarine (3 tbsp)
10 g Instant Yeast
300 ml Lukewarm water (approx. 1 + 1/4 cups)
5 ml oil (1tsp)

Method

Mix all the dry ingredients together, then rub the margarine into the flour with the fingertips. Add the Anchor Instant Yeast and mix.
Add enough lukewarm water to form a soft dough and knead the dough well until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
Place the dough on a lightly floured surface, cover with greased plastic and leave to rest for 5 minutes.
Put the dough in your greased bread pan and bake at 250Degrees C for 30 mins or until brown.

24 August 2012

Yummy Tea Time Biscuit platter


Serves : Approx 70
Preparation time : 15 mins

Ingredients :

400g Self raising flour
300g Sugar
150g Custard powder
3 Eggs, beaten
250g Butter, melted
1 tsp Vanilla essence

Method :


  • In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients
  • Add in eggs and vanilla
  • Pour in melted butter and mix well
  • Make a dough and knead for a few mins
  • Roll small balls of 2 cm and press down lightly with a fork on a biscuit tray
  • Bake at 180degree C for 20 mins or until golden

Enjoy with a smile (: