Baked & Fried Sweets

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    Blueberry & Sour Cream Pie

    Blueberries are expensive in Melbourne, but I sometimes want to bake Blueberry Pie. This Finnish style Blueberry Pie is easy to make and you can use Frozen Blueberries. I used to buy a frozen flan case for this pie, but not anymore. My ‘Easiest Sweet Shortcrust Pastry’ tastes much better. Pie Dish I used 22.5cm …

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    Butter Beans Brownie

    I often use ‘Beans’ to make sweets. Azuki (Red Bean) is an important ingredient for Japanese sweets. Butter Bean is more versatile. I have shared my ‘Butter Beans Chocolate Truffles’ recipe on this website. Using the same paste, I made this Brownie. It is gluten-free as I added no flour. Cake Tin 20cm Square Cake …

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    Coconut Cake

    ‘Sachi’s Coconut Cookies’ are supposed to be flat and crispy, but sometimes they turn rather round and soft. Those soft ones are actually quite popular. Then I have made it into a cake by adding more Eggs and Lemon Zest. If you love the Coconut Cookies, this cake is dangerously addictive to you. Cake Tin …

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    Ricotta & Jam Tart

    If you are a beginner cook, baking tart might sound too challenging. Using my ‘Basic Shortcrust Pastry‘ recipe, this delicious tart can be made quite easily. You don’t have a rolling pin? Don’t worry! You don’t need the rolling pin. You can spread the pastry dough in the pie dish using your hands. Pie Dish …

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    Rice Cooker Chocolate Cake

    I still have no access to my oven in the kitchen that is under repair. Actually the repair work hasn’t started yet. So, I am making cakes using my rice cooker, which I found the easiest & most energy-efficient way to cook cakes. Not all cake recipes work well for rice cooker method, but this …

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    Rice Cooker Sponge Cake

    My kitchen is currently under repair and the oven is not accessible. I have been cooking in a bathroom using a small Induction hob. But, I can still make cakes using a steamer. Then I realised that my rice cooker has ‘Cake’ setting, which I have never used. I tried to make my hard-to-fail ‘Basic …

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    Mud Cake

    It was in Melbourne many years ago, I first came across this unbelievable cake. I could hardly finish one slice of the cake because it was so sweet and so rich, and the slice was enormous. It was a culture shock to me. I started baking Mud Cake for my son’s birthday because he always …

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    Piña Calada Cake

    ‘Piña Colada’ is a sweet cocktail made with Rum, Coconut Cream or Coconut Milk, and Pineapple Juice. I made this cake for my daughter’s 21st birthday on her request. This very alcoholic cake is only for grown-ups. You can make this cake without Rum, but it would be a Pineapple & Coconut Cake. Still delicious, …

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    Basic Butter Cake

    This is a very easy ‘Just-Keep-Mixing-Well’ cake recipe. No technique is necessary, but make sure cake tin is well prepared and most importantly Butter, Eggs and Butter Milk are at room temperature. This cake will surely raise tall. Add flavour such as Vanilla or Rum. You can add Matcha powder or Cocoa powder to the …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha Cupcakes

    Once you know the ‘Basic Plain Cupcakes’ recipe, you can create a variety of cupcakes by adding extra ingredients. Today I added Matcha Powder to make these delicious Matcha flavoured cupcakes. The cream is ‘White Chocolate Cream’ with Matcha Powder added. Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/2 cup Caster Sugar2 Eggs1 & 1/2 cups Self-Raising …

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