Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Charcoal Chocolate Chiffon Cake 竹炭巧克力戚风蛋糕(中英加图对照食谱)

My last post on the Cream Cheese Chiffon Cake was very well received. Many readers have baked it and feedback that they love the delicate, moist and melt-in-the-mouth texture. They even commented that it tastes like the Japanese cotton cheesecake after chilling it in the fridge. Some have called it a white beauty because of it's pale and smooth colour. Here's how it looks if you haven't seen it and you can find the recipe 'here'. 

Today I shall share another chiffon cake recipe which I have created based on my knowledge learnt from the last chiffon cake. 

After this post, my oven will take a break as I'll be going off for my holidays soon. See you again when I am back in mid-December!  

分享最新创作后,我家的烤箱可以暂时休息了,因为主人要去旅行游玩咯,十二月中旬再回来! :) 

Friday, 13 November 2015

Japanese Cream Cheese Chiffon Cake 日式奶油乳酪戚风蛋糕(中英加图对照食谱)

This is one of the best chiffon cake that I have ever made as it's so delicate and smooth and literally melts in the mouth! Everyone who tries the cake, loves it's super smooth and moist texture. Hub and kids went for second and third helpings after eating a piece!


Really love this recipe taught by a Japanese champion cake talent. In the past, I used to whip up the meringue till stiff peak stage when making chiffon cake, now I have learnt that the best meringue stage is firm peak stage and it's best for making chiffon cake. Firm peak stage is in between soft peak and stiff peak, thus you have to concentrate hard while beating the egg whites in order not to overbeat it.

好喜欢这日本蛋糕达人所教的配方喔! 以往我都是把蛋白霜打到硬性发泡,现在才学到必须把蛋白打成较湿的中性发泡蛋白霜。这是介于湿性发泡与硬性发泡之间的阶段,蛋白霜立起的圆锥状前端微微往下低垂,才是制作戚风蛋糕最理想的蛋白霜状态!所以打发蛋白霜时,一定要专心,不可以打发过头哦!

Another tip for achieving soft, delicate and moist chiffon cake is to use more egg white than egg yolk. Thus, it is better to separate the egg white and egg yolk first then measure out the weight according to the recipe. This recipe is a definite keeper and I am sure gonna bake this again soon!


Monday, 9 November 2015

Healthy Oat Milk Pudding 健康燕麦牛奶布丁(中英加图对照食谱)

My teenage girl has a love for anything oats, so I made this quick, simple and healthy oat milk pudding for her and she loves it as much as the Matcha healthy milk pudding which I have made for her previously. You can click 'here' for the recipe if you would like to try it too. :) 

Friday, 6 November 2015

Marbled Cream Cheese Brownie 大理石乳酪布朗尼(中英加图对照食谱)

These marbled cream cheese brownie are so moreish that you will fall in LOVE with this dessert at the first bite! It is also baked in my favourite Mastrad silicone 12 heart-shaped muffin pan. I LOVE this pan as it is so easy to unmould and every piece came out so lovely that you can't help falling in LOVE with it!   

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Charcoal Cheese Bread 竹炭起司面包(中英加图对照食谱)

This is my first time baking bread with charcoal powder. I first saw charcoal bread in Taiwan's bakery shops many years ago. Activated charcoal is well known for its detoxification benefits, In fact it is an ancient way to cleanse the system as it is the most absorbent material to get rid of toxins and impurities from the body. Bamboo charcoal has become a popular ingredient in cooking and baking. Besides bread, you can find charcoal snowskin mooncakes, charcoal pastry, charcoal ice-cream etc. Charcoal is almost tasteless and it is good to use as a natural colouring too.