Monday, September 30, 2013

Aspiring Bakers #36 : Choc-a-cookie (October 2013)

Yo yo yo!!!
Hello to all Aspiring Bakers members!
This is my very first time hosting Aspiring Bakers!

Seriously, I would like to take this opportunity to thank SSB for allowing me to host though I have no experience at all.
So here you go, enjoy October to the fullest.

The theme for this month is "Choc-a-cookie! Basically, any type of cookies, be it crunchy, crispy or chewy but it is a must to include chocolate.

Have fun creating great recipes. Do make some and share your recipes with us.
I look forward to your active participation and support for this event!

Who can join?
Everyone! (if you do not have a blog, just send me a photo and recipe of your bake)

How to join?
Step 1 :

Bake cookies that contains chocolate ingredient (chocolate chips, cocoa powder) in the month of October 2013.

Step 2 :

Post it on your blog between 01 October 2013 and 31 October 2013.
Your post must include the recipe or link to the original recipe.
If you are using a recipe from a book, please include the title of the book too.
Any entries that are posted outside the date range will not be accepted. 
Any entries that do not include a recipe or link to the original recipe will not be accepted too. 

Step 3 :

Please mention that you are submitting your post to Aspiring Bakers #36: Choc-a-Cookie (October 2013) hosted by Genie of Honeybee916food and provide a link back to this post HERE.
Entries will not be accepted if the above is not included. 

Step 4 :

Email to in the following format:

Your name or nickname:
Your blog name: (omit this if you do not have a blog)
Name of your bake/dish:
URL of your post:
URL of your photo (one photo for each entry):
(alternatively, you can attach your photo in your email, preferably less than 500kb).
Please use "Aspiring Bakers #36"as your email subject. You may submit more than 1 entry.

The roundup will be posted on 01 November 2013.

***If you are interested to find out what's on the previous Aspiring Bakers #35: A Palate for Pizza (September 2013)entries, hosted by Joey of Little Accidents in the Kitchen, see the roundup HERE.


Monday, September 9, 2013

Pandan Layer Cake

Decided to do pandan layer cake for the little boy's birthday.

Cake using sponge mix

250gm sponge mix
4 eggs
62.5ml water
62.5ml oil
1 tsp pandan paste

Jelly from previous post:

3 Ingredients Cheesecake

  • 2 eggs (separate yolks & whites)
  • 80g chocolate
  • 80g softened cream cheese

  1. Melt chocolate over double boiler.
  2. Add cream cheese and stir till melted.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Add egg yolks and mix well.
  5. Whisk egg whites to peak.
  6. Fold egg whites into the egg yolk mixture in 2 batches.
  7. Pour into a greased tin, lined tin.
  8. Drop the tin lightly on the counter top to release any bubbles.
  9. Place the tin on a tray of hot water.
  10. Bake in a preheated oven at 170°C for 15 minutes
  11. Reduce heat to 160°C and bake for another 15 minutes.
  12. Off the heat and leave the cake in the oven for another 15 minutes
  13. Remove from tin after cake is completely cooled.
  14. Cool the cake in the tin on a cooling rack
Thanks shifu: