Coffee Cake

Mother’s Day was on Sunday.

Of course, I took the chance to bake for my Mum.

This recipe is really easy and most of the ingredients you can find it at home.

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You will need:

170g of butter (melted)

170ย of caster sugar (I think you can cut down on the sugar)

170g of self raising flour

1 tsp of baking powder

3 eggs

4 tsp of instant coffee (dissolved it in a few tbs of hot water)

Steps:

1) As said above, melt the butter.

2) Beat the butter and sugar until it is well mixed.

3) Add in baking powder.

4) Add in eggs and flour. Bit by bit.

Add in one egg then the flour.

Repeat it three times.

5) Add in the instant coffee. Ensure that the coffe is not hot.

Give the coffee time to cool down.

6) Remember that you need to preheat your over while mixing the ingredients. Then bake it for 30 mins at 160C.

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This is the end product.

As you can see. there are a lot of holes.

It’s the air bubbles.

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A close up of the cake.

Overall, it’s an easy cake to bake.

The cake tasted quite sweet

and I can’t really taste the coffee.

I think I will need to use black coffee when I bake this again.

It is my fault actually because I used Nescafe.

You’re supposed to use strong coffee.

I think black coffee is a strong coffee?

Credits to:

& Mary Berryโ€™s cappuccino coffee cake recipe

Both recipes are similar.

I followed the YouTube video recipe because I had not enough butter. ๐Ÿ™‚

Wanted to make the icing but Mum told me that she didn’t want it.

I guess she does not trust me with the icing.

HAHA!

So, what did you do for your Mum on Mother’s Day.

Share with me! ๐Ÿ™‚

To all Mums out there,

Happy Mother’s Day.

Without you, we can’t function.

You’re part of us!

Thank you for all your hardwork!

Nutella Cookies

Everyone is trying to incorporate Nutella in everything.

You can find on bread, cookies, cupcakes and many more.

A few months ago, I found an account which sells cookies.

It was on the popular page.

I was curious and went to check it out.

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Look at this Nutella cookies!

They sell different type of cookies.

If you’re on instagram, you should follow monkey_cookies.

I wish they opened a stall in Singapore.

I told myself that I need to bake this cookie after i’m done with exam.

On a mission to find the recipe and found it.

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And the best thing is you just need 3 ingredients.

It is similar to baking nutella cupcakes.

You just need

an egg,

280g of flour and

280g of nutella!

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Firstly, mix the Nutella and egg.

After it has been mixed, add the flour bit by bit.

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Then, make it into a circle shape.

Flatten it.

Put Nutella on top of the dough

then put another part of dough.

Bake it for 6 to 8mins at degrees. Check it first, if it’s not yet baked, bake it longer.

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Here is the end result.

I was disappointed because it didn’t turned out like what I imagined it to be.

I think my mistake was that I put too little Nutella

and that the dough was too think.

I hope the next time I do I will managed to do it the right way.

Check this website out for the recipe and how the cookie should turned out: Nutella Cookies by Butter Baking

Overall, the cookies tasted like brownies.

Oh ya, I added in nuts to make it crunchy. ๐Ÿ™‚

Birthday Cake

Before you asked, no I did not bake my own birthday cake! Haha!

Celebrated my birthday3 weeks ago.

It was just a simple celebration.

I’ve always wanted to have a homemade cake.

I just feel that a homemade cake shows the sincerityand the effort someone puts it.

I’ve always wished someone baked a cake for me and I kind of got that wished.

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Received a boc of red velvet cake from a friend of mine.

Even though she did not baked it, I really appreciate it.

It’s the first time someone actually took the effort to give me a box of cupcakes.

Thank you Nazurah. โค

The red velvet cupcakes are really addictive.

Since I received the cupcakes a few hours before my birthday,

at the stroke of 12, I ate it! ๐Ÿ˜‰

I think I ate half of it.

I really want to try to bake red velvet cakes.

Maybe i’ll bake it on Mothers’ Day since my mum like it too.

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Hinted to mum that I want a chocolate cake.

And she bought a delicious and chocolaty cake.

Another addictive cake.

My brother ate HALF of it and it’s my birthday cake not his.

So you can tell how delicious this cake is!

I really have no luck on baking a whole cake but I really want to bake a birtdhay cake soon.

Maybe I need to take some time learning it from Youtube and reading books.

Must master it before October so that i’m able to bake for my mum

and this time, I want to make it from scratch not from the mixture box.

Banana Cake

Remember on my previous post I shared a recipe on Banana Cake?

I finally found the video that I referred to while baking the cake for my grandfather.

Thanks to the unique choice of music I finally found it.

Anyway, my grandfather’s birthday was 2 weeks ago.

Last week, I baked a banana cake for him.

Yes, the cake that I baked for him on Father’s Day.

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So here are the ingredients to bake a banana cake:

125 gram of unsalted butter

3/4 cup of sugar

1 egg

1 and a half cup of self raising flour

1/4 cup of milk

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

2 bananas (mashed)

Nuts (if you love nuts)

So, what are the steps to bake the cake?

Here you go:

Easy right?

You need need to mix everything together!

Then pour the batter on the pan.

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On the previous attempt, I added nuts only on top of the batter.

This time, I mix it in the batter so that the nuts are everywhere.

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Bake it for 30-40 minutes at 170 degrees.

Check it at 30 minutes if it’s still not bake, bake it for extra 5 minutes.

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After 35 minutes!

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Love the final product!

It was a hit too with my family.

They love it and said it is delicious!

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Happy Birthday Grandfather! โค

Nutella Topped Red Velvet Oreo Cheesecake

Last year, everyone was talking about red velvet cake or cupcake.

Everyone was going gaga abou it like it’s so delicious.

I was curious about it.

So, I searched online for the recipe

and found nothing special about it since they used red colouring

and cream cheese.

A few months ago, I tried it for the first time at Coffee Bean.

The texture of the cake seems similar to fruit cake.

The cheese tasted nice though.

I wanted to try my hands on it too.

I’ve seen friends baking about it but I wanted to bake something different

yet unique and I goggled it.

This recipe from Lauren’s latest caught my eyes.

Check this out:

http://www.laurenslatest.com/nutella-topped-red-velvet-oreo-cheesecakes/

Sounds interesting?

Lets move on to the recipe.

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You’ll need:

12 Chocolate Oreos

1 pack of cream cheese

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 tablespoon cocoa powder

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (I love putting more because of the aroma)

1 egg

red food coloring

1/2 cup nutella

Don’t forget to preheat your oven at 175 degrees for 10-15 minutes!

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Then line all the 12 oreos on the cupcake containers.

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Whipped cream cheese and sugar until it is all mixed.

Then pour in the cocoa powder, vanilla extract, egg and and red colouring.

Mix eveything together until it is all combined.

Then spoon the batter over to oreos until it is 2/3,

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Bake it for 175 Degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Try for 20 minutes and check it.

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Then cool it at room temeprature before storing it in the refridgerator.

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I coudn’t resist and took a bite.

Yummy!

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When it is time to serve it, remove it from the fridge,

remove the cupcake container,

and spread Nutella on it.

It’s up to you on how much Nutella you want to spread on it.

Looks delicious and you’re drooling as you’re reading this post?

Then, bake it!

Help

My grandfather’s birthday is next week. I’ve been looking for banana cake recipes for a few days and I can’t find a suitable or interesting recipes so far!

My grandfather is crazy over bananas and I want to bake something related to bananas. If you have any banana cake recipes to share, please share it with me! ๐Ÿ™‚

Cornflakes Cookies

I’ve always wanted to bake cookies.

And it seems like the cornflakes in my house is always there.

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I searched online on what I can do with the cookies & found this:

I tried this recipe but the flour doesn’t seem to mix together so I added in an egg.

And it turned out well!

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I also added in raisin!

Very crunchy cookies, I must say.