CNY Shopping Trip to Woodlands Terrace

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Update: This is the 2019 version. For the latest update in 2020, please click here. Some residents in the same neighbourhood as me were grassroots volunteers and they kindly organised a Chinese New Year shopping trip to Woodlands Terrace for all residents. As I had been wanting to visit Fassler and Melvados at Woodlands Terrace …

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Cornflakes Cookies

Cornflakes Cookies 2 final product 2

Recipe with Pictures Makes about 60 cornflakes cookies Ingredient list: 100g salted, soften butter (I bought the wrong one. Please use unsalted.) 70g of caster sugar 1 egg (~55g with shell) 150g plain flour (To try about 175g of flour the next time so that the cookies are not that soft and “wet” during the …

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Pineapple Tarts (enclosed version)

Pineapple tart final product

Pineapple tarts are a must-have in most households for Chinese New Year. I think just like siew mai and har gou are the staples for dim sum, pineapple tarts and kueh bangkit are the faces for CNY goodies. One of the reason for pineapple tarts’ popularity would most likely be its name in hokkien (旺来 tart), …

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Honey Cornflakes Cup

Cornflake cookies final product 1

(Originally referred to as cornflakes cookies) Recipe with Pictures Makes about 85 honey cups Ingredient list: 125g unsalted, soften butter 60g of caster sugar (recipe calls for 170g) 1 tbsp. of honey *125g to 150g of plain cornflakes (recipe calls for 375g of cornflakes) My Oven Settings: 180°C; top and bottom heat; about 10 minutes …

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Almond Florentine

AF final product

When I first saw this recipe on The Baking Biatch last year, just slightly after Chinese New Year (CNY), I knew I had to make this for CNY the next year. Hence, with CNY approaching now, I immediately went to Phoon Huat to get my hands on the florentine powder and made them on the same …

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