Jul
7

Crème brûlée

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Oh no, my Crème brûlée didn’t turn out very well.   It looked black.   Should have used just castor sugar for the top, instead of brown sugar. And I think I need to let the sugar melt and caramelised more.  The reason I’m making this dessert is to try out the mini torch I …

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Jun
28

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

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Previously, I have tried making French buttercream which tasted really yummy and today, I”m making another meringue based buttercream called Swiss Meringue Buttercream. If you prefer a buttercream which is not too sweet, then Swiss Meringue Buttercream might be the answer.   The downside to this buttercream is, I dont think it will stand very well …

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Jun
22

Florentine cookie

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After flipping thru a few cookbooks, I decided to try and make Florentine (Florentiner) cookie.  The process sounds simple and my hubby love to munch on this kind of stuff.  The main ingredient is sliced almonds, which I have laying somewhere in the fridge.   One tool you might need to make Florentine is a …

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Jun
7

Winners for the book “Ilham reka kek fondan”

Sorry guys,  for the delay in announcing the winners for my 2nd book giveaway.  Here goes : The lucky ladies are commentators no. 32, 53 and 63  -  JAJARINA, SITI & ADNAZTHIE.   Kindly email me at minbakingproject@gmail.com with your full name, telephone no.  and address for me to post the book, ok Thank you very …

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May
23

Pumpkin Pavé

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Recently, I ended up with 2 medium sized pumpkin courtesy of my mother-in-law.  After a while, and before the pumpkin turn bad, I was flipping through my recipe books to find ways to use the pumpkins.  Came across a recipe called Pumpkin Pavé.    Pave meaning bricks or slabs,  once cooled the pastry is cut into …

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May
13

My second book – Ilham Reka Kek Fondan

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Alhamdulillah, I’m pleased to announce the publication of my second book by Utusan Publications & Distributors Sdn Bhd, following the success of the first book, Kraf Gula.   Jutaan terima kasih kpd semua yg telah membeli buku Kraf Gula. This second book basically shows 11 step-by-step projects for fondant cake and cupcake ( in Malay language). …

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May
4

Baking Project Groupon feature

Many thanks to those who had bought the voucher to attend my Fondant Cupcake deco class.   Baking Project was featured in Groupon website from 28th April to 2nd May.  All 150 vouchers were sold out on the first day.   For class reservation, please call Groupon customer service at 016-948 4539.    When am I going to …

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Apr
18

Another sweet bun recipe

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I promised to post the recipe for the Japanese buns that I made when attending bread class in Pastrypro recently.   Apparently there are a few variety of Japanese buns.   The famous one is using the water-roux technique which will give a very soft texture.  The one that I learnt at Pastrypro, to me …

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Mar
29

Choux or cream puff pastry

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Making these puffs reminds me of my mom, when we were just kids she would bake them once in a while.  Of course we would eat them with sweet fillings, not savoury.   I made these puff recently, followed  a recipe by Norman Love and it turned out beautiful. The recipe for the choux paste (pronounced …

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Mar
21

Quick dessert -Tarte Tatin

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Tarte Tatin is actually a very simple dessert to dish out, especially useful when you have unexpected guess or you are just not up to doing real baking.  All you need is shop-bought puff pastry and fruits such as apples or pears.   This is a recipe which I tried a few days ago, it taste …

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