Easy Baking

  1. Festive Favourites: Gingerbread Coffee Cake!

    Festive Favourites: Gingerbread Coffee Cake!
    gingerbread coffee cake for christmasCraving for something warm and spicy when this time of the year rolls around? How about a flavourful gingerbread cake slathered with cream cheese icing, topped with a drizzle of coffee syrup! It might sound like a mishmash of flavours, but trust us, it works perfectly. Rich cream cheese pairs beautifully with the spices of the gingerbread cake (like Gingerbread Cheesecake) — and the coffee syrup gives a final touch of flavour. Check out also: Basque Burnt Cheesecake Recipe if you're feeling a little experimental! This gingerbread cake recipe makes a hefty four-layered cake though, and your Kenwood Titanium Chef XL will come in handy as you beat these ingredients together. If you want to go the extra mile, we included a little extra portion to create adorable green Christmas trees as toppers for the cake, but you don't have to do it if you're short on time! OPTIONAL: Directions for tree decorations 200g white chocolate with a few drops of green food dye, melted 15 milk chocolate twigs - you can use Pocky sticks or any sort of chocolate-coated thin biscuits Assorted sprinkles (optional) 1 x silver edible glitter spray (optional) Coconut flakes and desiccated coconut
    • Melt white baking chocolate in the microwave for 30 seconds. Stir and repeat the process, placing a few drops of green food dye until fully melted.
    • Put the finished icing into a piping bag
    • Place different lengths of chocolate twigs on baking trays, lined with baking parchment, and space out allowing enough space for the piping.
    • Cut a small hole in the end of the piping bag, and working in a zigzag movement f
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  2. Best Homemade Cornbread Recipe!

    Best Homemade Cornbread Recipe!
    Cornbread is not a common food here in this part of Southeast Asia, but we love a good, warm buttery slice of cornbread when it’s served as a side dish in American-style restaurants. If you're thinking to emulate the ever famous Gardenia's popular cornbread, you're on the right page! Today, we have a great homemade cornbread recipe that guarantees moist and buttery bites, with slightly crisp and burnt edges and tops. If we’re being honest, the edges are our favourite! Our number one way to eat cornbread is drizzled with a little warm honey or dipped in honeyed butter. Just delicious!

    Craving for more bread recipes? This ought to hit the spot: Homemade Foccacia recipe, Spinach Bread, Cloud Bread and more!


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  3. Goji Berry Carrot Cake Recipe For A Guilt-Free Treat

    Goji Berry Carrot Cake Recipe For A Guilt-Free Treat
    Eating healthy should never mean giving up cakes. This classic carrot cake gets an added health boost — with goji berry! The second-best part of this Goji Berry Carrot Cake is how healthy it is — goji berries lend this dessert the vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant content you look for in a healthy dessert, while also adding a decadent texture with carrot and a vegan cream cheese frosting! The best part? It’s fuss-free and easy to make! Cakes taste even better when they’re guilt-free, and this Goji Berry Carrot Cake is just as healthy as it is satisfying! With this recipe, we'd say — maybe diets aren’t so hard, after all… Who knew healthy desserts could get any better? If you're a fan of superfoods, check out this article on 8 superfoods that you should be eating to integrate into your favourite desserts and making them to make them diet-friendly! Now let's head into this recipe!
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  4. A Berry Delicious Blackberry Coconut Tart Recipe!

    A Berry Delicious Blackberry Coconut Tart Recipe!
    Nuts about coconut? Coconut boasts a high level of protein and fibre. Coconuts are tasty by themselves, make delicious whipping cream, and can be added to biscuits, cakes or even puddings! Add the good vitamins, minerals, fibre, and antioxidants from blackberry, and you’ve got yourself a delightfully healthy dessert — Blackberry Coconut Tart! As well as healthy, this blackberry coconut tart recipe is so good, you’ll be eating it for dinner and dessert. This recipe yields 8-10 servings, perfect for the whole family — and certainly berry delicious too! This recipe uses pre-cooked coconut cookies, so just make sure to have them as part of your ingredients prep. If you aren't a fan of blackberry, check out these other equally delectable tart recipes — the classic lemon tart recipe, or the lime meringue pie recipe! Without further ado, here's the recipe! P.S. Check out the versatile Kenwood Multipro Compact for this recipe.  
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  5. Healthy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies with Dates Recipe

    Healthy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies with Dates Recipe
    Oats and dates mean this t-OAT-ally tasty dessert is full of fiber and antioxidants. Dates are not just another member of the dried fruit family. High in fibre as well as natural sugar and bursting with vitamins — B1, B2, B3, B5, A1 and C, just to name a few — and minerals, dates qualify as superfood. Besides being a great source of important vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants, oats may also help with losing weight, lowering blood sugar level, and reducing the risk of heart disease. And these Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies with Dates are a delicious way to achieve your fitness goals. Want more recipes with dates? This banana, date and espresso muffins will get you through any sugar cravings!


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  6. Simple Hand Mixer Recipe: Oreo Meringues For Your Sweet Tooth

    Simple Hand Mixer Recipe: Oreo Meringues For Your Sweet Tooth
    Everyone knows the first step to stress-free baking is a gleaming, gorgeous hand mixer, which (a) looks prestigious on the kitchen countertop and (b) takes the leg — well, arm — work out of your baking session. It’s the master of multitasking — whipping up egg whites into a light, airy soufflé, mixing up the smoothest batter, kneading pizza and bread dough, and making the best meringues. Whipping up egg whites might sound easy, but many factors affect the quality of the meringues, such as the temperature of the eggs, the whipping techniques and more. Check out this article for common baking issues that you can avoid. And, speaking of meringues, we’re here to share our version of this Swiss treat — with an influence of our local palette. With just three ingredients — egg whites, sugar, and Oreo cookies — you can whip up the chewiest oreo meringues using the trusty Chefette Hand Mixer
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  7. Easy Breezy Summer Treat – Peach Galette!

    Easy Breezy Summer Treat – Peach Galette!
    A pie is a sweet or savoury dish with a crust and a filling and is usually baked in a pie dish. But sometimes we want something more easy-going, organic and delightfully simple to make. Introducing the galette! What is a galette? galette is a round pastry wrapped and fruit-filled dessert that is baked on a baking sheet. The best thing about galettes is that you can make it with any kind of fruit you like. Strawberries, berries, pear, apple – the list goes on. Today, we have a delicious peach galette – a crowd of juicy peaches baked inside the most buttery, flaky and totally fool-proof pastry crust.  


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  8. Deliciously Zesty Lemon Cheesecake That Can’t Go Wrong!

    Deliciously Zesty Lemon Cheesecake That Can’t Go Wrong!
    Everyone always wants seconds or thirds of this awesome recipe – we think it’s because it's a classic cheesecake recipe– but it’s even better with the slight tartness of lemon inside. Tips for making this cheesecake great? The same goes with topping, use what you like – Speculoos cookie crumbs, little berries, the list goes on.


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  9. Teatime Fiesta: Sourdough Discard Crackers Recipe For You?

    Teatime Fiesta: Sourdough Discard Crackers Recipe For You?
    If you’re an avid baker who loves making bread, you’ve probably heard of sourdough discard. This recipe lets you make full use of this commonly discarded part and turn it into something absolutely flavoursome and snack-worthy. Let’s get down to it!  


      100 g Sourdough discard
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  10. Must-Try Callebaut Brownies Recipe For Teatime!

    Must-Try Callebaut Brownies Recipe For Teatime!
    Can you think of anything as delightful as freshly-baked brownies, served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream? Trust the Belgian chocolatier Callebaut for an even more chocolatey and decadent bake that will be popular with the whole family. Gooey and fudgy, this is the only brownies recipe you will ever need. Taste the crisp, crackly top before it gives way to a rich, fudgy inside. Each chunk is sprinkled with sea salt flakes, striking a perfect balance between sweet and just a cheeky hint of saltiness. A double dose of chocolate — Callebaut Dark Callets™ and Callebaut Milk Callets™ — make these brownies the most sinful and satisfying around, perfect for teatime or any time of the day! This recipe uses the Kenwood Chefette 3L - Hand Mixers and the Kenwood Electric Oven. No oven to whip up the brownies of your dreams? No problem, you can’t go wrong with this oh-so-simple recipe.
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