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My first roll cake

1 Jul

My very first attempt. It didn’t work out very well. But I love my “king universe”!

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Little Flower Fondant Cake

22 Dec

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Italian Meringue Butter Cream
Marshmallow Fondant

Ruffle Chocolate Cake

22 Dec

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For the Cake:
1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar (reduced qty)
¾ cups unsweetened cocoa powder (natural)
1 ½ teaspoons baking powder
1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
2 large eggs
1 cup milk
½ cup vegetable oil
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
1 cup boiling water

For the Ruffles:

400 ml cream
300g chocolate

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 230 C. Butter the bottoms and sides of cake pans.

2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

3. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla extract.

4. Add the egg mixture into the flour mixture; combine them together with a spoon. Whisk in the boiling water (the batter will become thin). Pour into prepared pans.

5. Bake 30 minutes, or until a cake tester (or a wooden toothpick) inserted into the center of each cake, comes out clean.

6. Once the cakes are out of the oven, with a [dry] clean oven mitt (preferably a cloth one), gently press down onto the cakes, to make them level (this will allow you to skip a whole step in trimming the cakes).

7. Cool cakes for 15 minutes in the freezer.

8. Remove cakes from pans, and place on wire racks.

9. Melt the chocolate with a bit of the cream in microwave for 10 seconds.(add a few more seconds if necessary). Whisk until all chocolate chips have been dissolved.

10. Beat the cream until stiff peak and add the melted chocolate.

References:
the cake

Chocolate cookies (take 2)

11 Sep

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Macaron

11 Jul

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a) almond powder 50 g
egg white powder 6 g
icing sugar 76 g

b) egg white 46 g
sugar 46 g

raspberry muffins

30 Jun

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Love this recipe because it is pretty healthy with simple ingredients.
– 250g plain flour
– 3 teaspoons of baking powder
– 1/2 teaspoon of salt
– 50g of sugar
– 1 egg
– 225ml of milk
– 4 tablespoons of veg oil

1) preheat oven to 200 c
2) stir together all dry ingredients in a bowl
3) mix egg, milk and oil in another bowl
4) mix 1 and 2
5) bake for 25 mins

chocolate cookies

29 Jun

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These cookies are expensive if you buy them at stores like Mrs Field. As I have most of the ingredients at home, I tried for the very first time to make some on a Sunday morning. They are very good and super easy to make.

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup Dutch-process cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons butter, room temperature
2/3 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

P.s. I only used 1/3 of the sugar listed above.

1) Sift the flour, cocoa, and baking soda together in a bowl.
2) Beat the butter in a mixer until it is soft and creamy.
3) Add in the sugars, salt, and vanilla extract and beat for a few more minutes to combine.
4) Add in the flour and combine on low speed just until the flour is Combined.
5) Add in the chocolate bits and mix.
6) Wrap the logs in plastic and chill for at least an hour; the logs will keep for up to 3 days in the refrigerator or you can freeze them for a month.

When you are ready to bake, preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
Bake them one sheet at a time in the oven for 12 minutes.