• Baked & Fried Sweets

    Chinbing (Muscovado Crepe)

    Japan’s southern island Okinawa has a traditional sweet called ‘Chinbing’. It is a thin pancake similar to Crepe, but its texture is similar to Mochi. It’s a very simple sweet, but absolutely delicious. Makes 12 Pancakes Ingredients 1 cup Self-Raising Flour *OR Plain Flour & 1 teaspoon Baking Powder1 pinch Salt1/2 cup Muscovado *firmly packed1 …

  • Steamed Sweets Sweets

    Muscovado Dates & Walnuts Steamed Cupcakes

    These ‘Muscovado Dates & Walnuts Cupcakes’ can be baked in the oven or even microwaved. But the result is best when steamed. When soft batter is steamed instead of baked, the cupcakes become very soft and tender. That’s why I often love to steam. It’s quicker, too. However, when I took this photo, I did …

  • Nuts Sweets

    Muscovado & Walnut Mochi

    Mochi, Japanese rice cake made of short-grain glutinous rice pounded into rubbery chewy paste, is often used for making sweets. With limited ingredients and utensils, this mochi sweet can be actually easily made using rice flour. It takes only ten minutes. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients Rice Flour 1/2 cupGlutinous Rice Flour 1/2 cupMuscovado …