pastry

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Lemon Curd Slice

    On 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 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    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 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    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 & …