Sunday, 17 February 2013

Coffee Cupcake Recipe

Cupcake Recipe
150gm butter
150gm caster sugar
175gm self raising flour
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
30ml coffee  -> 30ml water + 2 tablespoon nescafe

125gm butter
125gm icing sugar (or less)
About 30ml coffee --> 30ml water + 2 tablespoon nescafe (add bit by bit to the mixture, make sure the mixture is not runny)

Oven 180 degrees, 15 - 20 minutes (Mine was fan assist and it was done in 15 mins)

1) Line 12 paper cases
2) Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy
3) Add eggs one at a time beating in between each
4) Add vanilla
5) Sift in the flour + add a little coffee to the mixture (mix it with a spatula)
6) Keep repeating #5 until all coffee mixture and flour used up
7) Divide mixture into the paper cases

1) Beat butter and icing sugar together
2) Add a little coffee (make sure not too much if not mixture will be too runny)

If the mixture tends to be runny, just add a little more icing sugar

Pancake Recipe

 Maple Syrup + Butter Pancakes

Nutella + Banana Pancakes

100gm plain flour
pinch of salt
2 eggs
10.55 oz milk / 300 ml milk

Toppings for Pancakes
Nutella, Banana, Maple Syrup, Bacon, Sausages etc 

1) Add salt to flour
2) Sieve flour
3) Add eggs
4) Mix flour + egg and add milk bit by bit until mixture is smooth
5) Add a little oil to pan and fry the pancakes (approx. 30 secs each side)

Chocolate Chip Cookie

1st Bowl
225gm plain flour
3/4 teaspoon bicarbonate soda

2nd bowl
113gm butter
90gm sugar (3/4 brown, 1/4 caster)
3/4 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 egg

200gm chocolate chip / white chocolate chip
pecan nuts or any other nuts (as many as required)

Oven temp:175 degrees, fan assist, 10 - 12 minutes

1) Mix butter and sugar together
2) Add egg
3) Add flour to butter mixture bit by bit
4) Add chocolate chips / pecan nuts 

Let it cool before consumption

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Red Velvet Cupcakes

I made red velvet cupcakes over the weekend and was happy with the end product.

  • 140g self-raising flour
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 110ml buttermilk
  • Half tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • Half tsp vanilla extract
  • 1.5 tbsp red food colouring
  • 60g butter at room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • Pinch of salt
This sort of cupcake is better to have cream cheese frosting on top
  • 300g soft cheese
  • 60g butter at room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 240g icing sugar
You can always put less icing sugar if you think it's too sweet.

Instructions for the cupcake

1) Preheat the oven to 170C/325F/gas mark 3. Line a 12-hole cup cake tin with cases.

2) Mix together the flour, cocoa, bicarb with a pinch of salt. In a separate bowl, mix the buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla and red food colouring.

3) Whisk the butter and sugar together until pale and fluffy. Add the egg and continue mixing.

4) Add the flour mixture and the buttermilk mixture into your pale and fluffy butter mix. Mix it well with an electric mixer so that it is even.

5) Divide the mixture between the paper cases using ice cream scoop. Bake for 20 minutes, until risen and springy - Don't overcook the cupcakes.

6) Cool on a rack.

Instructions for the cheese frosting

Easy, just mix everything together with an electric mixer and chill it in the fridge until your cupcakes are ready for its frosting.

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Tau Fu Fah!

As the topic says "TAU FU FAH"! Yes I made it and I'm happy to share the recipe! Proven success!!!

Recipes are taken from all over the internet.

Tau Jeong Sui "Soya Milk" Recipe

240gm soya bean (soak overnight or about 5 hours with hot water)
1800 ml water
Muslin cloth

1) Throw away the water used to soak the beans
2) Blend soaked soya bean with water (1800ml); half it to blend unless you have a uber huge blender
3) Squeeze all the juice out using muslin cloth and sieve (to stop any husk going into the pot)
4) Throw all the husk away
5) Boil the soya milk
6) Once it's boiling, remove the bubbles
7) Repeat step 5 & 6 up to three times
8) Add sugar to taste

Tau Fu Fah (Soya Pudding) Recipe

1 ltr of soya milk (recipe above without adding sugar)
Gula Melaka

1/2 teaspoon Gypsum Powder (in chinese it is called sek ko fan)
1 tablespoon of corn starch
63ml of water

1) As mentioned before, boil the soya milk 3 times and remove any bubbles on the top
2) Mix the ingredients for the hardener
3) Pour the hardener into an empty pot (with lid)
4) Pour the soya milk into the hardener (make sure you pour the soya milk at about 1 feet high or more; this is so that it will mix properly)
5) Use a dishcloth to cover the pot and put the lid on top
6) Leave it for about 30 mins without opening or checking or moving the pot
7) After 30 mins, your pudding is now ready to be served
8) Add gula melaka to taste

Tau Fu Fah

Thursday, 29 October 2009

Happy Halloween 2009

Happy Halloween All!! Pumpkin that I made!!! =DD

Wednesday, 28 October 2009

My Desk

This is my desk at work!! luv the messy-ness