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Bakes & Dessert

Mini Coconut Tarts (迷你椰子挞)

Post & Recipe in English and Chinese (中英食谱)

“This delicious coconut tart is deceptively easy to bake. 看似复杂,其实就是简单易做的椰子挞。”

Firm yet moist coconut filling is the main essence of a great tasting coconut tart. If you like, here’s what I have gathered from various good recipes, and achieved a well balanced result, after a few trials. Thanks to many great bakers on their selfless sharing. :)

结实又够湿润的椰子馅是美味椰挞的秘诀。如果你喜欢的话,这里有我一份参考研究各个好食谱而达到了综合平衡的椰子挞水准。要谢谢的是很多无私分享的烘培达人。:) read more

Strawberry Ice Cream (草莓雪糕)

“As simple as you see. No egg yolk, no artificial flavoring. 就是看那么简单。无蛋,无人造味道。”

A healthier, less sweet dessert option. This is definitely one of the best ways to tackle the hot weather. Moreover, its making is just simple as what you can see in this recipe! Yes, just 2-step to my low-fat strawberry banana ice cream.

较健康,少甜的甜品选择。当然是其中一种最好的消暑方式。此外,这食谱里制作的方法就如你所看到的一样简单!是的,2个步骤就能尝到低脂草莓香蕉雪糕了。 read more

Pandan Coconut Milk Steamed Cake (Pandan Huat Kueh 斑斓叶发糕)

“No frills recipe here to maximize your success rate of baking this delicious steamed cake!”

Yes, it’s simply delicious, without extras or fancy decoration. Just wanna something tasty, warm and fluffy for my tea time. I loved the intense green color appearance of the steamed cake. All natural coloring and flavor! It also looked and tasted soft and fluffy.

Huat Kueh, is how we called this in Hokkien dialect. It simple means “prosperous cake”, literally. That’s the reason most Chinese love eating this auspicious cake. read more

Homemade Purple Sweet Potato Powder (自制紫薯粉)

“You need nothing else, but only the sweet potato for this. With my quick and easy recipe, it’s definitely a breeze to get it done without hassle.”

Yes, 1-ingredient recipe and less than 1 hour of your precious time, is what you need for the homemade ground sweet potato. This sweet potato powder is, basically, great to add into cake baking, bread making, kueh (chinese cake), snacks, and hot beverages. Yes, anything you like it with sweet potato. Oh, my favorite hot beverage, Sweet Potato “Latte” (Steaming hot milk with sweet potato powder). :) read more

Easy Homemade Blueberry Chia Seed Jam

“Authentic and guaranteed freshness. This awesome homemade blueberry jam will definitely blow you away!”

Yes, this is. This is the easiest way to make your own fruit jam. Nothing fanciful, instead. Just for the freshness and goodness here. You might wonder why sugar if it’s healthier homemade jam. Low pectin fruits like blueberries, need it. Yes, you could either add the store bought commercial pectin from baking supplies stores, or add sugar, to preserve the jam in a more natural way. I choose the later, but all, I used towards healthier version of sugar which is the black sugar. read more

Bird Nest Pineapple Cakes (燕窝黄梨酥)

“Bird nest incorporated into pineapple paste filling, just feeling luscious this Lunar festival.”

Making these into cake blocks in order to stuff in more bird nest into its pineapple filling. The chunks of pineapple cake would look more generous this way.

Same pineapple filling recipe I had previously, or even store-bought readymade kind of pineapple paste will do the job. Only the crust was made with slight difference this time.

Chinese New Year Goodies: Pineapple Tart Rolls (黄梨酥) read more