Sunday, June 18, 2006

Rich Fruit Cake For Father's Day

As both dh and fil do not like cakes with cream so I baked them a fruit cake instead.

Here sharing my fruit cake pics!

Heart-shaped Fruit Cake

with simple ribbons decor


(A)Fruit Mixture:
400g mixed sultanas,currants and golden raisins
150g mixed peel
*Soak in brandy (I soaked for a month):

(B)grated skin of one lemon & one orange

(C)Butter Mixture:
250g butter
250g sugar
4 eggs

(D)Flour Mixture:
350g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
a pinch of salt
*sift all together

1)Melt (C)butter and sugar in a pot till dissolve. Mix in eggs, one at a time when butter mixture is slightly cool.

2)Add in(D)flour mixture to the butter mixture, a little at a time and mix well.

3)Mix in (A)fruit mixture &(B)grated skin of lemon and orange to the batter.

4)Lined the cake pan and pour in the batter.

5)Preheat oven and bake for about 1 to 1.5 hours at 160°C.

Brunch Scones

Have not been baking for a week as I was away for holidays. Hands started to feel itchy again and so I made some scones for afternoon tea yesterday.

Here're my scones!

Apple Scones topped with Cinnamon sugar

Sultana Scones

Apricot Scones

Recipes adapted from All.Recipes.

Friday, June 09, 2006

Salmon in Vinegar & Soy

Dss simply love this! It's so tasty and easy to cook. Thanks Zuraini for sharing the recipe.

This recipe is definitely a keeper for me.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Shortbread Cookies

Thanks Joyce (got2bme) for sharing her shortbread recipe. Baked some for my nieces and nephews over the weekends.

Here it is:

cookies with simple deco.

Packed into little bags.

Using cutters bought on-line from forum!

Durian Cake

Bought few durians from pasar malam and used some of it to make into a durian cake for my sis.

Here it is for you, sis!