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  • Baked & Fried Sweets Matcha

    Matcha Cupcakes

    Once you know the ‘Basic Plain Cupcakes’ recipe, you can create a variety of cupcakes by adding extra ingredients. Today I added Matcha Powder to make these delicious Matcha flavoured cupcakes. The cream is ‘White Chocolate Cream’ with Matcha Powder added. Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/2 cup Caster Sugar2 Eggs1 & 1/2 cups Self-Raising …

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    White Chocolate & Blueberry Cupcakes

    By adding extra ingredients to my ‘Basic Plain Cupcakes’, you can create a variety of cupcakes. Today I added White Chocolate and Fresh Blueberries that are in season now. ‘White Chocolate & Blueberry’ is one of my favourite flavours. Makes 12 Cupcakes Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/2 cup Caster Sugar2 Eggs1 & 1/2 cups Self-Raising Flour1/2 …

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    Lemon Curd & Coconut Slices

    Coconut-topped Jam Slices are popular, but I always find them too sweet. Then I made this recipe. 2 tablespoons Sugar for the base pastry might sound too little, but you must remember that Jam is very sweet. Today I used Lemon Curd, that goes so well with Coconut. Of course, you can replace Lemon Curt …

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    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 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Bread

    Carrot Bread

    This Carrot Bread is not very sweet. Because I stared baking it for my then very young children as a substitute for bread, and I didn’t want it sweet at all. Today I added Sugar, and you may wish to add even more Sugar to make it properly sweet cake, but I like to eat …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Apple Custard Pudding Cake

    I you have some leftover vanilla custard, try this pudding cake. Of course you can make vanilla custard from scratch to make this cake. It is a very comforting cake that is very soft and moist. You may wish to add some dry sultanas or blackcurrants. Enjoy it warm or cool with a hot cup …

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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 Clafoutis

    This is a humble fruit tart with no 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 *I used 22.5cm Pie Dish Ingredients Cherries …

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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 & heavy 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 …

  • Steamed & Microwaved 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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