How to Make Sugar Flowers 翻糖花做法

I’d like to share with you today how I created these sugar flowers. The pictures were taken back in April but I have completely forgotten about them shortly after. Gum paste can be rolled very thinly without tearing and dries up rock hard, which makes it an excellent candidate for sugar flower creations. Having said … Continue reading How to Make Sugar Flowers 翻糖花做法

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Piped Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies 雲尼拿唧花牛油曲奇

It’s cookie time again. Who can resist cookies that are buttery, tender, crumbly and melt-in-your-mouth? Definitely not me. I have already discussed the keys to success when it comes to making piped or spritz cookies (read about my blog posts, Espresso Chocolate Spritz Cookies and Viennese Sabés). Now I’d like to elaborate more. This time … Continue reading Piped Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies 雲尼拿唧花牛油曲奇

Baileys Espresso Chiffon Cake 咖啡百利甜酒戚風蛋糕

I baked two chiffon cakes with my range oven yesterday. As you can see in the pictures, the result was much better than those baked in my countertop oven. I truly love my range oven. With an even heat distribution the cake crust is nicely brown and my cakes always come out perfect. The only … Continue reading Baileys Espresso Chiffon Cake 咖啡百利甜酒戚風蛋糕

Crispy Matcha Mooncakes With Sweet Red Bean Paste 脆皮抹茶紅豆月餅

Last week I posted the recipe for sugar-free mooncakes (read about my blog post, Sugar-Free Crispy Matcha Mooncakes With Sweet Red Bean Paste). This time I'm sharing an almost identical one except that  real cane sugar was used. The pastry dough contains slightly less liquid and browns more easily than the sugar-free version. When you … Continue reading Crispy Matcha Mooncakes With Sweet Red Bean Paste 脆皮抹茶紅豆月餅

Sugar-Free Crispy Matcha Mooncakes With Sweet Red Bean Paste 無糖脆皮抹茶紅豆月餅

Here come my first batch of mooncakes of the year! This year I will mostly be focusing on the production of sugar-free mooncake as I started really late. Low sugar/sugar-free mooncakes are widely available in the market now. It's like every brand has its own line of sugar-free mooncakes so consumers have lots of options … Continue reading Sugar-Free Crispy Matcha Mooncakes With Sweet Red Bean Paste 無糖脆皮抹茶紅豆月餅

Sugar-Free Sweet Red Bean Paste 無糖廣式豆沙餡

I have been unpacking and rearranging stuffs almost every day due to our recent renovation. Also my daughter has been admitted to a new school this term. I’m pretty exhausted to work on my mooncake experiment. I did make a batch of sugar-free red bean paste though last week. I used xylitol for my Sugar-Free … Continue reading Sugar-Free Sweet Red Bean Paste 無糖廣式豆沙餡