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  • Azuki (Red Beans) Baked & Fried Sweets

    Taiyaki

    ‘Taiyaki’ is Fish-shaped pancake with yummy filling inside. The most common filling is ‘Tsubu-an’, the sweet ‘Azuki’ red bean paste. Other recommended fillings are custard, chocolate, fruit jam, or Nutella. Savoury filling would be nice as well. Be creative and enjoy making your own ‘Taiyaki’. Taiyaki pans are available from many online retailers. I bought …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Kasutera

    At the end of 16th century, Portuguese drifted to a southern island of Japan. After that event, western culture was introduced to Japan by mainly Portuguese and Spanish. I was taught that this Japanese sponge cake is called ‘Kasutera’ after ‘Castilla’ the name of a region in Spain. The origin of this cake might be …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha Sweets

    Matcha Cheesecake

    Matcha Cheesecake has become very popular all around the world. If you google it, you will see millions of photos of Matcha Cheesecake and many recipes as well. This cheesecake is based on my Super-Easy Cheesecake recipe. I simply added Matcha Powder to it. And I made an attempt to create Latte Art style decoration …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit

    No-Bake Yoghurt Cheesecake

    On a hot summer day, I don’t want to bake. This gelatine-set Cheesecake is an ideal dessert. Yoghurt adds freshness to the rich cream cheese and frozen berries are perfect match to the flavour of this cake. And of course, it is easy to make! Cake Tin 18cm Springform Cake Tin Ingredients BaseChoco Ripple Biscuits …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha & White Chocolate Cake

    There are many different types of Chocolate Cake in the world. In Japan, one type of chocolate cake that is called ‘Gateau Chocolat’ is very popular and I have my own recipe. I use less sugar and more flour than standard recipes but it works fine for this cake. Makes 18cm Cake Tin Ingredients White …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit Sweets

    Pear Upside-down Cake

    When you find some Pears in your fruit basket have turned very ripe and too soft and nearly rotten (but NOT rotten yet), what do you do? I always make them into this cake. This recipe is made for two pears. If you use more pears, naturally you need more cake mixture and a larger …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Beans & Peas Sweets

    Cocoa Butter Beans Roll Cake

    I love the chocolate flavoured butter bean paste that I made for Chocolate Truffles. So I used the paste as filling for this Roll Cake for my health-conscious daughter. You wouldn’t know the filling is canned butter beans. It’s absolutely delicious! Cake Tin Swiss Roll Pan Ingredients SpongeEggs 3Caster Sugar 1/4 cup (or up to …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Sweets

    Baked Cheesecake

    Japanese style baked cheesecake is different from Australian baked cheesecake. Japanese style is lighter and fluffy. This is the cake I used to miss a lot. When my family stayed in Japan many years ago, mother of one of my son’s classmates gave me a recipe. After some alterations, my baked cheese cake recipe is …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Apple & Cocoa Cupcakes

    When I find apples getting dry and spongy in my fruit bowl, I often make these cupcakes. (Naturally, you can make these cupcakes using fresh Apples!) Because of the plenty of grated apple, these cakes are so moist even after a few days, only if they last that long. Makes 12 Cup Cakes Ingredients Apples …

  • Cold Sweets Fruit Sweets

    Strawberry & Yoghurt Jelly Cake

    When I first made this cake for my health-conscious daughter, I used Natvia instead of Sugar. Please replace ‘Sugar’ in this recipe with your favourite natural sweetener if you like. I recommend to make this cake one day before, so that the sponge cake will be moist and jelly is firmly set. Cake Tin 20cm …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha Sweets

    Matcha & Azuki Cake

    Matcha has become very trendy in Australia. For cakes, cookies, teas, latte drinks and ice creams, I can see Matcha foods everywhere. Only recently I started enjoying Matcha flavour after disliking it for many years. To make this cake, I simply added Matcha powder to my sponge cake recipe and it worked. You can use …

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