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    Jam & Coconut Slices

    Jam & Coconut Slices are popular, but I always find them too sweet. Then I made this recipe and the sweetness of the slices is just right for me. 2 tablespoons Sugar for the base might sound too little, but you must remember that the jam is very sweet. Today I used Lemon Curd, but …

  • Sweets

    Meringue Butter Cream

    There are some different types of Butter Cream. This Butter Cream is made with meringue, but it is very simple to make. No special ingredients and special technics are required. You can add flavours or food colour to it. Ingredients 1 Egg Whites2-4 tablespoons Caster Sugar125g Butter *softened1/4 teaspoon Vanilla Extract1 pinch Salt *if you …

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    Simple Carrot Cake

    This cake is not very sweet. Because I stared making this cake for my then very young children as a substitute for bread and I didn’t want it sweet at all. Lately I add Sugar, and you may wish to add extra Sugar to make it properly sweet cake, but I like to eat it …

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    Passionfruit Icing

    Our next-door neighbours, Mr. & Mrs. Taylor, planted some Passionfruit along the fence some years ago. The passionfruit plants have grown so well, even over our trees and bushes. They must be looking after the plants incredibly well, as we have been harvesting lots and lots of purple passionfruit this year. Aren’t we lucky? Ingredients …

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    Dates & Walnuts Loaf

    This is one of the cakes that I have been repeatedly baking for decades. It’s a humble looking cake and taste very simple. It is not very sweet but I don’t add icing. I enjoy a slice of this loaf with a nice cup of tea. Cake Tin Loaf Tin Ingredients 100 to 125g Butter1/2 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Cherry & Custard Tart

    This is a humble ‘Fruit & Custard Tart’ with no pie crust. You can make with any fruit in season. This time I used Cherries but Peaches, Nectarines and Ripe Pears are also very good. Alter the amount of Sugar depending on the sweetness of the fruit. Makes 6 to 8 Servings Ingredients Cherries *enough …

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    Apple & Orange Cake

    This cake used to be an Orange Cake. I started adding Apple, then the recipe has been altered repeatedly. Dried Black Currants, which are not so sweet or sour, are a good addition to this cake, I think, but it is optional. The most important ingredient of this cake is Orange Zest. I recommend to …

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    Japanese Soufflé Cheesecake

    ‘Cheesecake’ means ‘Soufflé Cheesecake’ in Japan. I have never seen this type of cheesecake in Australia, even in the cheesecake shops. I love the rich baked cheesecake but I sometimes want to eat this delicate & light Japanese style cheesecake. If I want to eat it, I have to make it. Here is my recipe …

  • Steamed Sweets

    Steamed Cream Cheese Cake

    This recipe is for 2 servings, but you can easily make it half for single serving. If using half of an egg is bothering, just use the whole or add extra cream or milk instead. Mixing the ingredients can be done in a ramekin or mug, and cook in the microwave for 60-90 seconds. You …

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    My ‘Gateau Au Chocolat’

    I do not know the reason why this type of chocolate cake is particularly called ‘Gateau Au Chocolat’ in Japan. It’s French and it means ‘Chocolate Cake’. ‘Gateau Au Chocolat’ is quite rich as it usually contains plenty of chocolate, butter, cream and sugar. But my ‘Gateau Au Chocolat’ is quite light as the recipe …

  • Cold Sweets

    Basic No-Bake Cheesecake

    This dessert is called ‘Rare Cheesecake’ in Japan. It is very popular over there but not so popular here in Melbourne. This Cheesecake is set by gelatine. This is the most basic and plain No-Bake Cheesecake recipe that I have been using for many years. Adding extra ingredients such as fruit, fruit puree or chocolate, …

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    Basic Plain Cupcakes

    If you are a beginner cook and looking for a cupcake recipe, this is the most basic and easy-to-remember recipe. Once you have succeeded in baking these plain ones, you will wish to create new flavours by adding extra ingredients such as Cocoa Powder, Sultanas, Cinnamon & Apple, etc. Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients Butter 125g …

  • Cold Sweets

    Lemon Curd & Yoghurt Mousse Cake

    My daughter and I have been in love with ‘Barkers Anathoth Farm Lemon Curd’ from NZ. It is so good! I wanted to make a dessert using it. To make this dessert, you need no lemon juice, no sugar, no butter, or no cream! Just mix Greek Style Yoghurt and the delicious Lemon Curd, and …

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