Bottles of Golden Treats!

Pineapple tarts bottled

My elder brother was the only one who exclaimed that the pineapple tarts I made (together with great help from both my parents) were superb! On the other hand, my two other siblings only commented that the tarts tasted okay, like other tarts sold in the market. Therefore, when my elder brother wanted to give …

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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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My First Baking Order!

AF final product 2

Previously, I made some almond florentine cookies (Recipe here) and gave some of them to my ex-colleagues whom I was going to meet in a long long time. Little did I expect that they finished that one whole container of almond florentine in one sitting and that one of them actually asked if I sell …

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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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