Baked & Fried Sweets

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Beans & Peas

    Kinako Biscuits

    I attempted to make ‘Kinako‘ (finely ground roasted soy beans) at home by toasting dry raw soy beans and grinding them, but my electric grinder didn’t make very fine powder. Then I tried to make biscuits using the ground soy beans. The result was fantastic! The texture is similar to shortbread which is slightly dry …

  • 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 …

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    Sachi’s Coconut Cookies

    This is my daughter Sachi’s recipe. To be precise, this is the recipe that she learned at her school. I loved these cookies, so I asked her to write down the recipe in my recipe book, which will belong to her one day. There are many Coconut Cookie recipes out there, but I think this …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit Sweets

    Strawberry Shortcake

    The most popular cake in Japan is probably this ‘Strawberry Shortcake’. I don’t know why it is called ‘Shortcake’ but we all think of this particular cake when speaking of ‘Shortcake’. Cake Tin 18 to 20cm Round Cake Tin Ingredients Sponge Cake3 Egg Whites3 Egg Yolks90g (100ml) Caster Sugar90g (150ml) Self-Raising Flour15g Butter *melted1/2 teaspoon …

  • 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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