Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Apple Almond Tart

Apple Almond Tart
(recipe adapted & modify slightly from Anncoojournal)

20g salted butter, melted 
2 Tbsp icing sugar
95g ground almond
2 large eggs 
40g kuromitsu
1 Tbsp lemon juice 
lemon zest from 1 lemon 
1 apple (cut in thick strips, toss in 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder)

1. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground almond, lemon zest & icing sugar together. Add in melted butter, kuromitsu, lemon juice & eggs into it. Mix till well combined & pour into tart pan.

2. Arrange apple slices on top of the batter. Bake in a preheated oven @ 170C for 25mins.

3. Dust with some icing sugar before served. 

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Black Sesame Brownie

Black Sesame Brownie
(recipe adapted & modify slightly from Peng's Kitchen)

150g salted butter
130g Black sesame paste
60g fine sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
60g Blue Jacket Plain Flour
20g black sesame powder
1/2 tsp baking powder 

1. Melt butter, sugar & black sesame paste over stove with medium heat. Cool slightly.
2. Whisk in egg & mix till well combined.
3. Sift flour, baking powder & black sesame powder & mix till combined.
4. Pour batter into a lined 8" x 8" pan.
5. Bake in preheated oven @ 160C for 22mins.

Verdict: Very soft & moist. Love the intense sesame taste as you bite into it. 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Flaxseed Pork Floss Buns

Flaxseed Pork Floss Buns

300g Blue Jacket Baguette Flour
1/2 tsp instant yeast
1 Tbsp fine sugar
1 Tbsp golden flaxseed meal
1 Tbsp flaxseeds
1/4 tsp salt
200g water
20g Cowhead salted butter

Pork floss

1. Put all ingredients (except butter) in a mixer with a dough hook & knead till combined.
2. Add in butter & knead till window pane stage. Proof for 1 hr.
3. De-gas & divide into equal portions. Shaped the doughs & placed on silpat mat to proof for 1 hr.
4. Bake in a preheated oven @180C for 15mins.
5. When the buns are cool, spread some mayonnaise on top of bun & sprinkle with Pork floss.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Reese's Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes
(recipe adpated from Joyofbaking )

50g cocoa powder
240ml boiling water
175g Blue Jacket Cake Flour
2 tsp baking powder
113g Cowhead salted butter, soften
100g fine sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
reese's peanut butter chips

Reese's peanut butter mini bars
chopped peanuts

1. Mix cocoa powder with boiling water & stir till combined. Set aside to cool down.
2. Whisk butter & sugar in a mixing bowl till light & fluffy. Add in eggs & vanilla extract slowly & whisk till combined. 
3. Add sifted flour & whisk till combined. Then, pour in cooled cocoa mixture & whisk till smooth.
4. Stir in reese's peanut butter chips & divide batter into cupcake liners.
5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 160C for 18mins.
6. Decorate as desired when cupcakes are cooled.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Orange Madeleines 香橙瑪德蓮

Orange Madeleines 香橙瑪德蓮
(recipe adapted from Carol)

60g Blue Jacket Cake Flour
60g Cowhead salted butter, melted
60g egg
60g fine sugar
orange zest from 1 orange
2 tsp orange juice

1. In a mixing bowl, whisk egg & sugar together till ribbon stage.
2. Add in orange juice & zest & stir till combined.
3. Sift in flour, chia seeds & butter till combined.
4. Fill each mould in madeleine pan with 1.5 Tbsp of batter.
5. Bake in a preheated oven @ 170C for 15mins.


Thursday, November 9, 2017

Chia seed Dinner Rolls

Chia seeds Dinner Rolls 奇亚籽面包 (水合折叠法)
(recipe adapted from Carol)  

180g Blue Jacket Bread Flour
20g Blue Jacket Wholemeal Flour
2 Tbsp chia seeds
1/2 tsp instant yeast
10g fine sugar
140g water

1. Put all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix till combined. Cover with a cloth & proof for 30mins.
2. After 30mins, wet hands slightly & fold the dough corners towards the center of the dough. Proof for another 30mins. Repeat this process for another 2 times (there will be a total of 3 times folding in 2 hrs).
3. Remove the dough onto a slightly floured table top. Divide the dough into 4 portions.
4. Shaped the dough & proof for 1hr.
5. Sieve some bread flour onto the dough & score the dough.
6. Bake in a preheated oven @ 190C for 15mins.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

White Chocolate Matcha Donuts

White Chocolate Matcha Donuts  
(Yields 9 donuts)

100g Blue Jacket Plain Flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 Tbsp matcha powder
1 egg, lightly beaten
100g white chocolate 

100g Cowhead UHT milk
40g Cowhead salted, melted butter

1. Microwave/heat up milk till warm, then pour over the white chocolates in a bowl. Stir till combined & set aside for later use.
2. In a mixing bowl, sift in flour, baking & matcha powder. 

 3. Add in egg, matcha chocolate milk & butter. Then gently whisk till combined thouroughly. 

4. Slowly scoop batter into donut pan.

5. Baked in preheated oven @ 180C for 10mins. 
The sweetness of donuts are just nice, so I prefer not to have any glaze on them. However, you can always 'dress' them up if you like *^_^*

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Cheese Puffs 起士小泡芙

Cheese Puffs 起士小泡芙
(recipe adapted from Carol)

50g Cowhead salted butter
100g water
1/2 tsp fine sugar
50g Blue Jacket Plain Flour
20g Blue Jacket Bread Flour
2 eggs, lightly beaten
25g Parmesan cheese powder

1. Put butter, water & sugar in a saucepan & bring to boil over medium heat.
2. Remove from heat & add all of the sifted flours. Use a spatula to stir until combined. Return saucepan to the heat & stir constantly until the dough comes away from the sides of the pan.
3. Transfer the dough to electric mixer, beat on low speed. Add parmesan cheese powder & eggs slowly, mixed till combined & batter becomes a thick paste.
4. Pipe batter onto silpat mat & spray water onto them. 
5. Bake in a preheated oven @190C for 10mins, then 170C for 20mins.