Baked & Fried Sweets

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    Choco Chip Cookies

    I baked these ‘Choco Chip Cookies’ regularly when my children were young. The amount of Caster Sugar used to be 1/2 cup, but I reduced to 1/4 cup because of my daughter’s health consciousness. Today I baked them for the first time in many years and ‘Wow!’ the smell of the cookies have brought back …

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    Super Easy Pecan Pie

    Have you tried my ‘Banana & Custard Tart’ yet? I have been repeatedly making the easy and yummy ‘Banana & Custard Tart’, and one day I wondered if I could make ‘Pecan Pie’ in the same way using ready-to-bake flan/pie base. That’s how I created this ‘Super Easy Pecan Pie’ recipe. I use Golden Syrup …

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    Matcha & Chunky Chocolate Scones

    Based on Auntie Lorna’s Scone recipe, my Japanese original ‘Matcha & Chunky Chocolate Scones’ are naturally delicious! If you like Matcha flavour, add extra Matcha powder. I used dark chocolate this time, but white chocolate is also very nice for this Matcha scone.Because baking time is only 10 minutes or so, these scones can be …

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    Pancakes

    Here it is, my children. There are hundreds of Pancake recipes out there but this is your mother’s recipe. You do not need to spend extra dollars to purchase pancake flour mix. Use the Self-Rising Flour in the pantry. If you only have Plain Flour, add 1 teaspoon of Baking Powder and mix well. When …

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    ‘Langues de Chat’ Biscuits

    Do you want to use up leftover Egg White? This is a great recipe to know. In Japan, this type of biscuits are called ‘Langues de Chat’, that means ‘Tongue of the Cat’ in French. The traditional French ‘Langues de Chat’ biscuits are indeed in the shape of Cat’s Tongue and often baked in the …

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    Lorna’s Scones

    Lorna is one of my husband’s great-aunties, his grandfather Theo’s young sister. My husband lived with her and her husband Ern when he was at Uni. They were lovely people. They say Lorna was a good baker.Many years ago, when I wanted to bake Scones for the first time, she gave me her recipe. It …

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    Sachi’s Lemon Cake

    This is my daughter Sachi’s recipe. To be precise, this is the recipe that she learned from her Great-Auntie Joan for her school project many years ago. Originally the recipe required 1 cup of Caster Sugar but I reduced it to 3/4 cup. It is a good idea to serve this cake with fresh fruit …

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    Rhubarb & Strawberry Cobbler

    Many many years ago, it was before our eldest son was born, my husband and I were planning a dinner party but we had no idea for dessert. One night we watched a TV show called ‘Better Homes and Gardens’ and a lady showed us how to cook ‘Rhubarb & Strawberry Cobbler’, which I decided …

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    My Legendary Banana Cake

    There are so many different Banana Cake recipes. I had tried four or five different recipes until I tried a Japanese one. I normally don’t like Japanese cake recipes because they always require weighing ingredients. I like measuring by cups. Anyway I tried the recipe with very well ripe bananas which were nearly black. The …

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