Blog Archive

October 2014

Pie Susu

Ingredients :
For the Dough :

  • 200 gr All Purpose Flour
  • 140 gr Margarine, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Granulated White Sugar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp of Ice Cold Water

For the Filling :

  • 7 Egg Yolks
  • 250 ml of Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 3/4 tbsp of Vanilla Extract
  • 120 ml of liquid milk

How To Make It :

  1. Preheat the oven to 170°C (338F) & place the rack in the center of the oven.
  2. For the Base : Mix flour, margarine and sugar in a large bowl.

    Knead all the ingredients by your hand until the mixture gets a texture like sand.

    Then add 3 tbsp ice cold water. 

    Knead it again until it become elastic & no more sticky in your hand. 

  3. Insert enough dough into the mold, make sure it is not too thick.

    Puncture the bottom of the dough with a fork. Set aside. 

  4. For the Filling : Mix sweetened condensed milk, liquid milk, eggs and vanilla extract.

    Then strain and pour it into the pie shell mold or you can strain it in another bowl before transferring to the dough.

  5. Make sure all the milk mixture is spread equally into the pie mold. 
  6. Bake the pie until the filling is set & fully cooked. The length of baking is adjustable, depending on the oven that you have at home, with gas oven it will take about 50 minutes.
  7. Once it is cooked, remove from the oven and let it cool completely. When it is cold, then you can remove the pie from the mold and cover it with transparent film. You can store it in an airtight container & place it in a refrigerator. It can be consumed up to 3-4 days.

Enjoy! En Guete! Selamat Makan!

Sharlotka Apple Cake with Snickers

Ingredients :

  • 4 Big Green Apple. Wash, peel, and dice
  • 200 gr Granulated Sugar
  • 130 gr All Purpose Flour, sift
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 Snickers, chop
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • a pinch of Salt
  • Powdered Sugar, for dusting

How To Make It :

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350F). Place a parchment paper on top of round cake pan. 
  2. Wash, peel and dice the apples into small pieces. Set aside.
  3. In another large bowl beat sugar and eggs using standing mixer or electric mixer until it is doubled in volume.

    Then add a little bit vanilla extract. 

  4. Using spatula gently fold flour, baking powder and salt into the batter until it is fully combined.

    Then add dice apples and chopped snickers. 

  5. Pour the batter into the cake pan, place the cake pan in the pre-heated oven and bake for about 50-55 minutes. Check if the cake is done, by sticking the bamboo stick, if it stands upright & comes out clean with no batter on it, then the cake is done.
  6. Remove from the oven, and let it cool. Dust powdered sugar on top of the cake. now your cake are ready to serve.

Enjoy! En Guete! Selamat Makan!

Classic Churros

Ingredients :

  • 120 ml Water
  • 21 gr Unsalted Butter, room temperature
  • 60 gr All Purpose Flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp of Granulated White Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Canola Oil, for Frying

For Sugar Coating :

  • 50 gr Granulated Sugar 
  • 1/2 tsp of Ground Cinnamon
For Extra Dipping :
  • 1 cup of Nutella Chocolate, optional

How To Make It :

  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add water, butter, sugar, vegetable oil and salt, bring it to boil.

    Then turn the heat to medium-low, and add the flour.

    Stir it constantly using a wooden spoon until all the mixture became a soft dough. Shut off the heat and transfer the dough from the saucepan into a bowl.

  2. Add vanilla extract and 2 eggs once at a time.

    Mix all the ingredients until well combined and it become a soft batter.

  3. In another pan, add canola oil, heat it over medium heat.
  4. Spoon the dough into the piping bag fitted with a large star tip. 
  5. Directly pipe approximately 4-5 inch of dough into the hot oil. Make sure you only cook a few at a time. Let it cook for a few minutes or until it become golden brown. 
  6. Drain them on a kitchen paper to remove axcess oil, then directly dip them into the cinnamon sugar.

    Repeat all the process until you finish the remain batter. 

  7. You can dip it again with Nutella Chocolate for another taste. Serve it right away.
Enjoy! En Guete! Selamat Makan!

Oreo Cream Cheesecake Cupcakes

Ingredients :

  • 20 Oreo Cookies, (8 coarsely chopped & 12 whole Oreo Cookies)
  • 100 gr Sour Cream, room temperature
  • 400 gr Cream Cheese Philadelphia, room temperature
  • 95 gr Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • a pinch of Salt

How To Make It :

  1. Preheat the oven to 140°C (275F) & place the rack at the center of the oven.
  2. Line 12 regular sized of muffin cups with paper liners. Place 1 whole Oreo cookie in every each cups. 
  3. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the sugar and beat it until well combined.

    Add eggs one at a time and vanilla extract, beat again until well combined. 

  4. Add sour cream and a pinch of salt. Mix it for a minute & don’t let the butter overmix. Remove from the standing mixer. 
  5. Grind Oreo cookies until smooth in a food processor. 
  6. Add chopped oreo cookies into the batter and stir until well combined. 
  7. Divide the batter among the muffin lined cup.

    Bake the cupcakes until the filling is set. It will take about 30-35 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to let it cool completely. Refrigerate for at least 6 hours or overnight, before serving.

Tips : It can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.

Enjoy! En Guete! Selamat Makan!

Chinese Fried Rice

Ingredients :

  • 3 Cup of Cold Rice
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 3 Garlic, Crushed
  • 3 Eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 Can of Peas
  • 1 Can of Sweet Corn
  • Salt & Pepper, just to taste

How To Make It :

  1. Cook rice in a rice cooker. When its done, let it cool. Tipp: Cold rice has a stronger structure and therefore you will have a better texture. 
  2. Heat a wok over medium heat, let the wok turn to be really hot. Add vegetable oil, sautee garlic until fragrant and turn to golden brown. Push the garlic to the side, add a little bit of oil and add beaten eggs. Stir it until it becomes cooked scrambled eggs.
  3. Add the cold rice to the wok, stir it together with other mixtures until the grains of rice breaks apart (this methode of cooking is also to warm up the rice). Add soy sauce, salt and pepper. Stir until everything is well combined.
  4. At last add some peas and sweet corn to the wok, continue to stir it again for another 5 minutes.  Serve it while it is still hot.

Enjoy! En Guete! Selamat Makan!