Cold Sweets

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    Scoop Cake

    I heard that ‘Scoop Cake’ has recently become quite popular in Japan. I believe it has been strongly influenced by the English dessert ‘Trifle’. However, ‘Scoop Cake’ in Japan is more like a shortcake in a bowl. It can be made with the clumsiest hands, because the sponge cake doesn’t have to be perfectly baked …

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    Milk Jelly

    It is hot in Melbourne today as we are expecting near 40℃ heat. On such a hot day, cold dessert would be nice. Jelly is always a good option. If you stock Gelatine Powder in your pantry, Jelly is easy to make. The standard ratio of Gelatine Powder and Liquid is 2g : 100ml. I …

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    Custard Jelly with Caramel Sauce

    Everyone loves ‘Creme Caramel’ but I won’t say it is super easy to make. You need to steam-bake it in the oven, or steam it using a steamer or pot. This is Custard Jelly, set with Gelatine. You only need a saucepan to make it. The recipe for Caramel Sauce is also included. Makes 4 …

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    Super Easy White Chocolate Mousse

    Is your friend visiting you for dinner? Are you thinking of a dessert? This dessert is super easy to make. It is basically a soft version of White Chocolate Ganache. I strongly recommend to add some Berries, fresh or frozen, as a topping. Berries are much better than sugary fruit sauce as this mousse is …

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    Espresso Granita & Vanilla Ice Cream

    I am a big fan of Italian marvel ‘Affogato’. It is a treat of strong hot Espresso poured over cold Vanilla Ice Cream. This is my icy summer version of it. As I keep Espresso Granita in freezer, I can enjoy this treat anytime I want. Crunchy bitter Espresso Granita and melting sweet Ice Cream …

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    My Family’s Trifle

    I live in Melbourne, Australia. Our Christmas is in summer. It can be very hot on the day. Summer Desserts are popular on Christmas day. Trifle is probably the most popular dessert. On Christmas day in 1993, it was a sparkling sunny day and I never forget, I tasted Trifle for the first time in …

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    Coffee Jelly Milk

    Coffee Jelly is one of my favourite summer desserts and it is easy to make. Just dissolve Gelatine in hot coffee and allow it to set. I want to show you a fun way to eat Coffee Jelly. Set the Coffee Jelly in a large glass, crush it when it is set, then pour cold …

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    Super Easy Mango Yoghurt Ice Cream

    This ice cream is absolutely easy to make. You don’t need a food processor or any special equipment, but a hand blender would be handy to puree Mango. I used a fresh Mango today as Mangos are in season now, but you can used canned Mango. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 Mango *pureed1 to 2 …

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    Orange Yoghurt Mousse

    Because my ‘Blueberry Yoghurt Jelly Dessert’ was so successful, I altered it to create another jelly dessert. I used Orange Juice instead of Milk and Cream, and added Yoghurt and Egg White. Because of the 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier I added, the result was almost Grand Marnier Mousse. WHEW!!! Please add it with caution, and …

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    Blueberry Yoghurt Jelly Dessert

    I made this Blueberry Yoghurt Jelly Dessert using my ‘Panna Cotta’ recipe. I reduced the amount of Milk and Cream to 1/2, and added Greek Yoghurt. Soft jelly set in the glass tastes similar to Cheesecake. I used Frozen Blueberries to make the sauce. Easy to make, looks great and tastes fantastic! Makes 4 Servings …

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    Creamy Agar Milk Jelly & Mango

    I used to make Kanten jelly often, but Kanten is not easy to find. These days I often use Queen’s ‘Jel-It-In Vegetarian Gelling Powder that is Agar. It doesn’t have an unpleasant smell like Gelatine and it sets clean and clear jelly. I like its texture better than Kanten’s. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 to …

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    Mango Pavlova

    ‘Pavlova’ is a dessert of meringue that is crispy outside and soft inside, topped with whipped cream and fresh fruit. It is one of the iconic foods in Australia. It is now October. The weather is getting warm and more and more fresh fruit are appearing in stores. I used this season’s first Mango for …

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    Instant Chocolate Mousse

    I made Strawberry Shortcake yesterday and had some leftover whipped cream. I made this Chocolate Mousse. This is my favourite way to use up leftover whipped cream. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients Whipped CreamCaster SugarDark ChocolateRum*Note: The amount of each ingredient is up to your preference. An example ratio of Whipped Cream and Chocolate is 2 …

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    Matcha Tiramisu

    I love the bitter flavour of Matcha, but my family members don’t like it. That’s why I cannot make this dessert in the size same as my ‘Super Easy Tiramisu’, otherwise I will end up eating the whole lot. Make individual serves, and you can use Espresso for those who don’t enjoy Matcha flavour. This …

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    My Children’s Parfait

    This is the dessert that my children used to make by themselves when they were young. While we were living in Japan for a short period of time, my children fell in love with Japanese style parfait, made by layering jelly, whipped cream, ice cream, and fruit, usually served in a tall glass. After we …

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