Earl Grey Orange Macarons (Swiss Method) 伯爵茶香橙馬卡龍(瑞士式做法)

I am sharing with you today a macaron recipe that is prepared with a less known method -- the Swiss meringue method. To make a Swiss meringue, egg whites and sugar are placed together in a mixing bowl and then warmed over a double boiler until sugar is dissolved. The mixture is then whipped at … Continue reading Earl Grey Orange Macarons (Swiss Method) 伯爵茶香橙馬卡龍(瑞士式做法)

Baileys Ganache-Filled Chocolates Baileys酒心朱古力

I bought a bottle of Baileys and Kahlua at the airport duty free shop when I travelled back home from Los Angeles during Christmas time. Unless I accidentally spill them, the two big 1L-bottles would probably last forever as I seldom drink. I gotta think of more ways to incorporate them into my dessert! I … Continue reading Baileys Ganache-Filled Chocolates Baileys酒心朱古力

Ganache Filled & Dipped Vanilla Cupcakes 雲尼拿杯子蛋糕配朱古力醬夾心及淋面

I mentioned that I have once attempted to turn my favorite chocolate cupcakes recipe into vanilla flavor simply by replacing the cocoa powder with all-purpose flour. And guess what? It didn’t work out as expected. I didn’t know why… something just seemed and tasted wrong. Among the various vanilla cupcake recipes I have tried I … Continue reading Ganache Filled & Dipped Vanilla Cupcakes 雲尼拿杯子蛋糕配朱古力醬夾心及淋面