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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Cassava cake

A gluten-free cake easy to prepare.  BAHASA KLIK SINI 

Batter before it's put into the oven!

1 kg cassava, grated
300 g coarse sugar
100 g butter, melted at room temperature
300 ml water
6 g agar agar powder (I use the "rose" brand)

1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius
2. Prepare an 8" baking pan anbd cover with parchment paper.
3. Combine agar agar powder with water. Bring it to boil, then set aside
4. Mix the grated cassava, sugar, melted butter and agar agar (still boiling hot), and stir until ingredients are well combined.
5. Pour mix into your prepared baking pan, bake for 45-60 mins, or until golden brown.

Golden brown cake ready to be served

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Crab Cheesecake

Crab Cheesecake, recipe modified from Catholic Digest
110 g grated Parmesan cheese

100 g breadcrumbs
100 g unsalted butter, melted
3 boxes of cream cheese, room temperature (224g/box) 
3 yolks + 1 whole egg (65 g each weight with shell)
110 g chopped onions
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
400 g fresh lump crabmeat

Method :
1. Preheat the Oven to 200 degree Celsius.
2. combine grated Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs,  unsalted butter, melted.
3, Press into a 10 " springform pan.
4. Cream the cream cheese at low speed, until smooth
5. add in egg yolk one at a time , the whole egg add at the last . Beat at low speed just until combined.
6.fold in chopped onions, worcestershire sauce, dijon mustard, fresh lump crabmeat
7. Pour over crust. 
8. Place the cake in a large shallow pan containing hot water that comes about 1 inch uo to the side of the springform. ( Bain Marie) . Bake for 1 hours or until light golden brown, and the top is slightly  golden tan spring form.Do check the water level in the oven during bakin time.
9. Remove the cake from water bath (Bain Marie) , transfer to wire rack, and let cool for 2 hours, then cover the cake with clingwrap, refrigerate at lease 4 hours or overnight.
10. serve cold.

Sea-salt caramel Vanilla cupcakes

Recipe adapted from cupcake cookbook, Yield 22 cupcakes (BAHASA KLIK SINI)

for the cupcakes:
340 g plain flour
    8 g baking powder
200 g unsalted butter, room temperature, cream at low speed with 1/2 tsp salt about 5 minutes, or till light n fluffy
300 g castor sugar, seperated into 50g and 250 g
    4 egg white
    5 yolks
  20 ml vanilla extract
240 ml fresh milk

For the sea-salt caramel Click HERE

1. Preheat the oven to 200 C
2. sift together 3 times, the flour and baking powder
3. Using an mixer, beat the yolks for one minutes, add in 250 g castor sugar and vanilla extract, continue  with high speed until the mixture is pale yellow, thick and form a ribbon. When the beaters are lifted, a bit of the mixture falls from it and form a ribbon which slowly dissolves on the surface.
4. in another mixer, beat the egg white for 1 minutes, on high speed, add in 50 g sugar, beat until it reach soft peak.
5. Fold the egg white into the yolk, fold a third of the flour mixture until just combine, fold in the second third of the flour , spoon a third of this mixture  and fold into  the prepared butter.
6. Pour the whole mixture to the egg mixture, fold in half portion of milk until combine, continue with the other half portion of milk, fold it, add the remaining third of the flour.
7. Spoon mixture into cupcakes papers, about 3 quarters full. bake for 18 minutes (in my oven) , or by inserting a fine skewer into one of the cupcakes, and it comes out clean, remove the cupcakes n cool on a cooling rack for at least one hour before frosting with sea-salt caramel.

sea-salt caramel custard

397 g sugar
  50 ml water
  80 g unsalted butter, at room temperature
400 ml fresh milk , (add in 3 tbsp of plain flour to combat the humidity) 
    2 Tbsp sea salt, to taste
147 g egg yolks
600 g unsalted butter, at room temperature

1.Prepare a heavy, solid and light coloured saucepan, so you can monitor the caramelization process. stir together sugar, and water , under medium heat,  until the sugar dissolve. you may add more water if you find that the sugar is still dry. Swirl the saucepan.don't stir as it may cause the caramel become bitter. watch the colour, when it turn into light amber, add in 80 g butter n 400 ml fresh milk bring to a boil. or until all the caramel dissolve, add in the sea salt, taste it, if you think that is not salty enought, you may add more salt, remove from the heat. 

2. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs yolks for 15 minutes. Wish in 100 ml of hot caramel mixture. Then pour the remaining eggs yolks into the saucepan with the remaining hot caramel mixture. Heat over very low heat, Stirring constantly from the bottom of the pot, don't be surprise that it takes hours for the custard to thicken. Let it cool

3. In a mixer with a whisk attachment, beat the butter until light and fluffy, slowly whisk in the cooled custard til light and creamy, Use immediately or keep tightly cover up for 3 days in the fridge, freeze for 1 month.  Re-whip before using.
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