Baked & Fried Sweets

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    Easy Lemon Tart

    This ‘Lemon Tart’ is super easy to make if you use store-bought Frozen Sweet Fran/Pie Base. You want to make the tart base from scratch? Try my ‘Easiest Sweet Shortcrust Pastry’ which is really easy to make, and it is perfect amount for Pyrex 22.5cm pie dish. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients 1 Frozen …

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    Apple Cinnamon Rolls

    Using my ‘Basic Sweet Bread Dough’, ‘Cinnamon Rolls’ can be made as easily as cookies. The extra work you have to do is roll out the dough, spread the Cinnamon & Sugar mixture, then roll up. Once you have done it, you would know that it’s much easier than you think. Today I added Apple. …

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    Cinnamon Rolls

    ‘Kamome Shokudō’ is a 2006 Japanese comedy film that is set in Helsinki, the capital city of Finland. It’s a story about a woman who sets up a small cafe serving Japanese-style food. Many delicious-looking foods appear on the film but the Finnish ‘Cinnamon Rolls’ holds the key to attracting the local customers. I started …

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    Soufflé Sponge Cake

    This extra moist and extra soft Sponge Cake is almost a Soufflé. It’s not a very sweet cake. Enjoy it cold or warm, with or without whipped cream and fresh berries. Lemon Curd would be nice, too. You would definitely wish to have a cup of tea. Cake Tin 20cm Springform Cake Tin Ingredients 70g …

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    Buttermilk Scones

    I have a great scone recipe. It’s my husband’s great-auntie Lorna’s recipe. ‘Lorna’s Scones’ are fail-free high risen scones that have rather dry texture and we all love them. When I used Buttermilk instead of regular Milk to make ‘Lorna’s Scones’, the dough became too dry. I needed to change the ratio. Makes 12 to …

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    Lamington Style Cake

    ‘Lamington’ is an Australian cake, made with Butter Cake OR Sponge Cake, cut into square pieces, dipped into soft Chocolate Icing to coat all over, then rolled in Desiccated Coconut. You need to make enormous amount of Chocolate Icing to make ‘Lamington’. The cake pieces are often sliced and sandwich whipped cream OR jam, OR …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Cold Sweets

    Tiramisu Cake

    My ‘Tiramisu Cake’ is almost same as my ‘Super Easy Tiramisu’. I use ‘Basic Sponge Cake’ instead of Savoiardi (Sponge Fingers). However, the ordinary Tiramisu filling is too soft and runny for this cake. I add Gelatine to make the texture of filling like mousse, so that you can assemble the cake just like using …

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    Instant Carrot Cake

    When you crave a piece of Carrot Cake, you can make this Carrot Cake in a coffee cup in less than 5 minutes, only if you have a Carrot and, most importantly, a microwave. The hardest part is grating a Carrot, I suppose. No Egg is needed. Makes 1 Servings Ingredients 1 small Carrot *grated …

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    Ricotta & Rum Raisin Tarts

    This tart is made with almost same ingredients as ‘Ricotta & Jam Tart’ and can be made into one large tart like it. Today I made small tarts using a standard size muffin pan. Raisins (OR Sultanas) don’t need to be steeped in Rum, especially for children. Makes 12 small tarts Ingredients Basic Shortcrust Pastry125g …

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    Polenta (Cornmeal) Cookies

    These Italian ‘Zaletti’ inspired cookies are ‘love them or hate them’ cookies. As the main ingredient is Polenta (Cornmeal), the cookie’s texture is grainy. If you don’t enjoy the texture of cornbread, you might not enjoy them. But I love them!!! Makes 24 cookies Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/2 cup Caster Sugar1 Egg1 cup Polenta (Cornmeal)3/4 …

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    Simple Sponge Cake with Passionfruit Icing

    It’s time to harvest Passionfruit that our next-door neighbours planted along the fence some years ago. The plants have invaded our garden and grown over our trees and bushes. Currently tens of fruit are very ready to harvest! Makes 20cm Springform Cake Tin Ingredients Sponge Cake3 large Eggs *separated Whites and Yolks90g (100ml) Caster Sugar90g …

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    Soft Lemon Cookies

    My ‘Easiest Sweet Shortcrust Pastry’ dough is very versatile. By adding extra ingredients to it, you can create many sweets. Today I added Zest and Juice of 1 Lemon and extra Sugar to make these delicious Soft Lemon Cookies. Makes 20 Cookies Ingredients 100g Butter *softened1/2 cup Caster Sugar1 Egg Yolk*Note: You can use whole …

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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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