Marshmallow Fondant

I have learned this recipe from “Cupcake Addiction” and I highly recommend you give this a try.  It is so simple to make and so much tastier than traditional fondant or store bought fondant. The resulted fondant is less flexible than my wedding cake fondant recipe.  Recommend you use marshmallow version if you intend to…

Homemade Marshmallow – so sweet

I have bought all the ingredients and tools for ages and always lack the courage to go ahead to actually make it.  Turned out it is indeed brain dead simple to make and taste completely different from store bought.  It is likely more expensive to make your own then buying but this is totally worth…

Danish Pastry from Baking with Julia

“Baking with Julia” is very old cook book but it is is still very popular because the recipes inside just work effortless perfect!  If you crave buttery puffy pastry don’t want to be bother with the tedious process of making many many foldes.  You really should give this recipe a try!  This recipe will yield…

Sour Cream & Pear Coffee Cake

Why spend almost $3 to buy a slice of coffee cake when you can make it at home with zero difficulty and very simple ingredients? Seriously you must give this recipe a try! Looks amazing yet so simple! This recipe adopted from LandO’Lakes recipe. Here is all you need to make this coffee cake: 1…

Rolled Fondant

Making your home made fondant is actually not difficult. 1 tablespoon gelatin 4 tablespoons cold water 1/2 cup Lily Whit corn syrup 2 tablespoon white cirsco 1 tablespoon glycerin 11 teaspoon of clear vanilla extract 1/2 stp of almon extract 2 lbs of icing sugar Dissolve gelatin in cold water and let stand for 5…

Parker House Rolls

Parker House rolls originated at the Parker House, a hotel in Boston.  The butter and egg enriched dough remind me of the sweeter version of bread I grew up with back in Hong Kong. 2 1/2 teaspoon (10g) of active dry yeast or instant yeast 1 cup (250 ml) of milk 4 tablespoon of melted…

Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

This Land O’ Lake recipe  a bit too sweet for my taste but indeed very fun and fast to make!  I will make it again but likely cut the sugar by half ! 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon…

Italian Cookies: Zaletti (Baking with Julia – Nick Malgeri)

Zaletti are cornmeal cookies are a specialty of Venice but are also found throughout the Veneto region which is in northeastern Italy. I have always been a huge fan of recipe from the classic cookbook – Baking with Julia.  This recipe is so simple and quick to make.  I just love the amazing crumbly texture….