Clear Glaze

I use this clear glaze on an osmanthus cake and it’ll be useful when I need some shine on my cakes. Ingredients 4g gelatin sheets 200g sugar 200g water Method Bloom the gelatin in cold water. Boil sugar with water in a saucepan for a minute. Take the saucepan...

Cinnamon Cream

I used this for some delish cinnamon rolls as well as sourdough babka that did not rise. It’s a good basic filling for breads, cookies as well as brownies. Here’s the recipe. Ingredients 250g brown sugar 150g unsalted butter 2 tsp ground cinnamon Method...

Speculoos Cream

It’s been a long long hiatus. Back here because it’s easier to get the recipes I need at times and wonder where I have saved them. I used this cream for a sourdough babka. Oh the babka is another story of 2 failed loaves, most of which I binned, the third...
Bahn Mi Scored Bread

Bahn Mi Scored Bread

This CB period saw me baking lots of bread and this easy recipe has that nice crust and it freezes well too! I have these 2 scored differently bread frozen in the fridge to be consumed later. Come next week, there will be less time to bake. I’ve been dying to...

Mealy Dough

When I first saw mealy dough, I wondered how different it is from the flaky, crumbly dough I am familiar with. It turned out rather stretchy and less flaky. A search over the internet, I found that mealy dough is used mainly for making pies with liquid of custard...
Sweet Pastry II (Yolks)

Sweet Pastry II (Yolks)

To use up that raspberry pastry cream I made recently, I made some sweet pastry for raspberry tarts. I doubled the recipe to use up the 2 yolks I had left since this dough can be frozen for a good few months. Here’s a recipe to use up yolks and icing sugar makes...