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Tea Time 13 ~ Cream Corn buns

Its afternoon tea again, today we are having cream corn bun. This is a corn shape bun, looks like a seashell. I like this because I can filled it with any flavour of cream. Like this ones I filled it with blueberry cream cheese, Mmm.....yum. Blueberry Cream cheese corns These are the corns, fresh from the oven....:p 非常可爱 的贝壳小面包。。 These are the empty corns before filling in the cream... 你喜欢什么馅?奶油吗?还是芝士呢? 。。。 自己 DIY 吧!。。。(^^) Ingredients for sweet dough: 300ml cold water 7 tbsp castor sugar 1/2 tsp salt 500g bread flour 2 tbsp milk powder 40g butter 2 tsp instant yeast To do: I am using Noxxa breadmaker machine to do this bun. 1) Put in all the above ingredients one by one into the bread pan. 2) Press mode 10, it will take about 55 minutes included first time proof for the dough. 3) When is ready, take out the dough and light floured the work surface to prevent the dough from sticking. 4) Divide the dough into 30gms-40gm

Tea time 12~ Spiderman buns

Haha..I saw this spiderman buns in a bakery magazine in a bookstore. I found it very interesting. I decided to do them for Shawn and Sam for a surprise. Ingredients for the dough: 250ml cold water 50g whip cream 7 tbsp castor sugar 1/2 tsp salt 500g bread flour 2 tbsp milk powder 40g butter 2 tsp instant yeast Method: 1) Again I use Noxxa Bread maker to make my dough. Put all the ingredients into the bread pan. First add in wet ingredients, then dry ingredients. 2) Press mode 11, this mode included mix, knead and first proof of dough. 3) When the dough is ready just take it out from the bread pan and divide into 30g each round doughs. You will approximately have 30 buns. 4) Cover it and leave it for 10 minutes before wrapping in the filling. 5) You can wrap in any filling you like from red bean paste, cream cheese filling, peanut butter etc. For me I wrap in a buttermilk filling, my Shawn loves it. 6) After wrapping in the filling, place it on a greased baking tra

Marble CheeseCake

This is a Chilled Marble CheeseCake, its a simple yet a real nice dessert. Its a smooth cream cheese with the mix taste of dark chocolate rum and vanilla and a sweet biscuit base. You could prepare it for a Saturday night dessert when have friends coming over for a dinner. ~Chilled Marble Cheese Cake~ I am using Dark Toblerone with almond nougat in this chilled cheese cake... ^^ The base of this cake I am using sweet biscuits. You can use digestive biscuits too. Base ingredients: 150g digestive biscuits 60g melted butter Ingredients for the filling: 250g cream cheese 80g castor sugar 1 egg 1 tbsp gelatine powder 2 tbsps water 250ml whipping cream ~ whipped 1 tbsp rum 60g dark chocolate 1 tsp vanilla essence Method to make base: 1) Finely crush biscuits. Combine with melted butter. 2) Press into a base of 20cm round cake tin. Chilled in fridge for 20 minutes. Method to make filling: 1) Mix gelatine powder with 2 tbsps water in a bowl. Stand the bowl in hot water until the

Tea time 11 ~ Carrots and Walnuts muffin

Muffins could be a very filling kind of snack. It can be a breakfast or tea time snacks. I like this muffin because it had carrot in it. Kids sometimes do not like vegetable and with the carrot in a muffin they will eat without realizing there is carrot in the muffin...... ^^ Carrots and Walnut Muffins Ingredients (A): 125ml corn oil 125g brown sugar 1 large egg Ingredients (B): 105g self raising flour 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp cinnamon a pinch of salt Ingredients (C): 100g carrots (grated) 35g walnuts (chopped) 40g pineapple(crunch and drain) Method; 1) Preheat oven at 180c. 2) Beat ingredients (A) until well combined. 3) Add in ingredients (B). 4) Fold in ingredients (C) and pour into ready muffins cases or paper cups. 5) Bake for 18 to 22 minutes. **If you like to frost these muffins, you could do that too with cream cheese frosting. Ingredients for cream cheese frosting: 125g cream cheese 1 cup icing sugar 1 tsp lemon juice Met

Tea time10 ~ Queen Loaf

Bread loaf have been everyone favourites I guess. You can eat it plain or spread with jam or sandwich it with sunny sided egg. Bakery is everywhere in my town, Miri...:p You can buy a loaf of bread anytime....why make your own. Its troublesome and it takes at least 2 to 3 hours to make. Anyway trust me, if you have tried once making your own bread, freshly baked from your own oven you will love it. You know what ingredients you are using and most important you know that you do not add preservative, additives or whitening. 自己做的,包你满意。。^^ 非常有满足感噢!!!又好吃。。。^^ Ingredients: (A) 500g high protein flour 75g sugar 6g salt 20g milk powder 8g instant yeast (B) 150g overnight sponge 1 cold egg 240g cold water 90g butter Method: (I use Noxxa Bread Maker to make this bread..^^) 1) Pour (B) into bread then put in (A). 2) Use mode 11. 3) When the mixing and kneading process is finish the bread maker will 'beep' you. Then its ready to take out fr

Tea time ~ 9 ~ Pastry Sausage Rolls

Shortcrust pastry is the most versatile pastry and also the easiest one to make. Use it as a base both sweet or savoury pies and tarts. Do this pastry in advance and freeze it for later use... This pastry always come in really handy when you have friends come for afternoon tea...^^ Short Crust Pastry Ingredients: 250g self raising flour pinch of salt 125g pastry margarine 3 or 4 tbsps of cold water 1 packet of sausages 1 egg light beaten Method: 1) Sieve flour and salt in a bowl, rub in pastry margarine until it resembles breadcrumbs. 2) Mix in cold water to form into a soft pilable dough. Knead to bind well. 3) Roll out pastry to a long strip approximately 12cm wide and cut a rectangler, measuring 12cm x 10cm. 4) Place a sausage on the pastry. Then roll up pastry to enclose the sausages. Damp the edges amd seal neatly. 5) Arrange the ready rolls on a baking tray. Brush with beaten egg and prick twice on top of the rolls with a fork. Bake in a hot oven at 230c for about 18 to 20 min

Soursop and Orange CheeseCake

Soursop is my favourite fruit. I love the texture of the flesh and the taste of sour between sweet mixed. It is just yummy, I can eat the whole fruit myself...:p I never try using Soursop to bake a cake, especially a CheeseCake. Now..I am going to give it a try..... This is it, Soursop n Orange CheeseCake This is the whole cake, I make the top of the cake look like a bee hive look. I sandwich the soursop cheese filling between vanilla sponge cake and added segments of oranges into the cheese fillling. The segments of orange is cut into cubes. Ingredients for the vanilla sponge cake: 125g Vanilla sponge premix 5 eggs, size B 60g melted butter 60g water Method: 1) Preheated oven at 180c. 2) Beat sponge premix, eggs and water on low speed for 2 minutes. Turn to high speed and beat for 8 minutes. 3) Pour into 9" round lined with parchment paper baking tray. Bake for 35 minutes. Ingredients for the cheese filling: (A) 250g cream cheese (B) 120g soursop puree 2 egg yolks 50g castor sug

White chocolate n Blueberry CheeseCake

I have been busy with my little ones recently. Its 5 months now since the arrival of my youngest son Seanan. He really bring so much joy to the family. Today finally I have a few hours of free time so was taking this opportunity to do this White Chocolate n Blueberry CheeseCake. This is my White Chocolate n Bluberry CheeseCake. Ingredients for the base: 250g digestive biscuits~crushed finely 100g butter~melted Method: 1) Crushed the biscuits with a rolling pin or blend it in a blender, finely. Melt butter and mix in the biscuit crumbs. 2) Press firmly in a 9" spring form baking tray and put in the refrigerate until the filling is ready. Ingredients for the filling: 500g cream cheese~I use Kraft brand 100g sugar 150g white chocolate~Double- boil to melt this chocolate 5 eggs 180g sour cream 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp lemon zest 1oog dairy whipping cream 125g blueberries Method: 1) Preheated oven at 160c. Beat cream cheese and sugar till soft and creamy. 2) Add in the melte