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  • Baked & Fried Sweets Fruit

    Easy Apple Pies

    If you have 1 sheet of Butter Puff Pastry and 2 Apples, you can make 4 Apple Pies. I know some fast food restaurants sell this type of Apple Pies. Homemade Apple Pies taste much nicer. Why don’t you try it and impress your family or guests? You won’t fail as it is absolutely easy. …

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    Anchovy & Garlic Puff Pastry Twists

    ‘Puff Pastry Twists’ are a very easy snack that you can make with 1 sheet of Frozen Puff Pastry. I have shared some very easy recipes for Puff Pastry Twists on this website. The filling can be Cinnamon Sugar, Jam, Chestnut Cream, Custard, OR anything. It can be savoury. Today I used Anchovy, Garlic, Chilli, …

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    Black Sesame Puff Pastry Biscuits

    I was googling Poppy Seeds recipes, then I came across an image of Biscuits made with Puff Pastry and Poppy Seeds. I happened to have 1 sheet of Butter Puff Pastry and some leftover Sweet Black Sesame Paste. I spread the paste over the pastry sheet, rolled up both sides, and cut into thin pieces, …

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    Custard Puff Pastry Twists

    There is a baked pastry called ‘Escargot’ and I love it. The one that a local bakery is selling has Custard and Sultanas in it. These ‘Puff Pastry Twists’ are inspired by the bakery’s ‘Escargot’. It takes only a few minutes to make the Custard in the microwave. Using store-bought Frozen Butter Puff Pastry, these …

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    Puff Pastry Twists

    This is another very easy snack you can make with 1 sheet of Frozen Puff Pastry. Today I used Cinnamon Sugar, but you can use Sugar only. OR use Brown Sugar instead. You may prefer using Hazelnut Spread like Nutella, OR Strawberry Jam. Possibilities are endless and it is super easy. Makes 18 Twists Ingredients …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Beans & Peas

    Butter Bean Paste Stuffed Puffs

    I often use canned Butter Beans for sweets as the sweetened Butter Bean Paste tastes very similar to Japanese ‘Shiro-an’ (Sweet White Bean Paste). Just like Sweet Azuki (Red Bean) Paste, it is a great filling for Buns, Rolls, Cakes and Pies. Today I added Cocoa, Sultanas and Walnuts, and simply sandwiched the mixture with …

  • Dough

    Super Easy Puff Pastry

    I often make Shortcrust Pastry, but I have never wished to bother making Puff Pastry from scratch. I always buy Frozen Puff Pastry from stores, because I believed it would involve a hard work just like making Croissant dough. Then I saw someone making Puff Pastry dough in the way similar to making Scones. Today …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Lemon Curd Slice

    The other day my daughter tried a ‘Lemon Slice’ recipe that she found on YouTube. She baked the base, poured the lemon topping mixture over the base, and baked it again. The lemon topping didn’t set, and it was far too sweet. Then I decided to create my own ‘Lemon Slice’. The base of this …

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    Super Easy Vanilla Custard Puffs

    I had one sheet Puff Pastry in freezer for a while and I needed to use it. I decided to make this yummy snack. This is a super easy version of Australian Vanilla Slices. It’s a little bit messier to eat, but they taste almost the same. Thick Custard can be replaced with Whipped Cream, …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Baked & Fried Sweets

    Azuki Puff Pastry Fingers

    You have some leftover Sweet Azuki Paste? If you have 1 sheet Butter Puff Pastry, you can make this yummy Asian dessert now. I added ground Black Sesame Seeds to the Sweet Azuki Paste for extra flavour, which is very nice, but it is optional as most people don’t stock Black Sesame Seeds. Peanut Butter …

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    Chestnut Puff Pastry Twists

    This is a super easy snack! Anyone can make these delicious twists. You only need Butter Puff Pastry and Sweetened Chestnut Cream. If you can’t find Sweetened Chestnut Cream, why don’t you try with Almond Butter or Peanut Butter? Just add some Sugar to sweeten the nut butter. Makes 20 Twists Ingredients 1 sheet Butter …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets Dough

    Basic Shortcrust Pastry

    I never wanted to bother making pastry from scratch. But I have done it once to find out how easy it is. My shortcrust pastry is very versatile. It can be sweet or savoury. I always use ordinary salted Butter. The softness can be adjusted by adding Cold Water or more Flour. Ingredients 1 & …