Flour’s Famous Banana Bread (cake)

Love love love banana cake! For some reasons people call it bread in the West! Anyway to me, it’s a cake, so I shall call it a cake. What a joy to be able to bake it myself! Recipe adapted from ‘Flour’ by Joanne Chang. 210g        all-purpose flour 130g      …

Bread maker Banana (Yeast) Bread

Was quite sceptical about using banana in bread but tried it anyway~ Recipe adapted from Catherine Atkinson’s ‘Brilliant Breadmaking’ again! Original recipe is for a chocolate banana bread, but I didn’t have chocolate chips, so I used some poppy seeds instead. 270g       bread flour 10g          brown sugar (original…

Failed Purple Sweet Potato Bread

Recipe adapted from culinarykitchenette 250g         bread flour 20g           sugar 1/4tsp      salt 1tsp          instant yeast 12g           milk powder 160g         mashed purple sweet potato 166ml      water 30g          …

Coconut Milk Bread 椰奶吐司

Deeeliiiicious!!!  read on… -Recipe adapted from《Carol 烘培新手必备第二本书》 270g       bread flour 30g          all purpose flour 30g          sugar pinch      salt 3/4tsp     instant yeast 50g           egg 140ml      coconut milk 10ml         water (Original…

65ºC Tang Zhong Wholemeal Bread 汤种全麦吐司 2nd attempt

1st attempt here. In my first attempt, the yeast was depleted due to over proofing, resulting in a flat dough. That was with Option 5 (whole meal bread). This time, using the same set of ingredients: 全麦吐司 Wholemeal Bread Loaf from <<65摄氏度汤种面包>> by 陈郁芬 140g       bread flour 100g       wholemeal flour…

Bread Maker Soft Chocolate Loaf

Had a craving for some nice and soft homemade chocolate bread, found this and thought it looked fantastic, so gave it a try! Recipe from iloveicookibake 350g           bread flour 2 tsp          cocoa powder 1 tsp         salt 25g            castor sugar…

Croissants Attempt #2 – failed!

😦 First attempt here: Croissants Attempt #1 – failed! Recap: My problem in my first attempt was ‘breaking butter’, which means instead of a smooth layer of butter, I got them in chunks all over the dough, and most of them cut through the poor dough. I found out the reason behind that, and I have…

Onion Bread

What’s after garlic bread? Onion bread! Have always loved the onion bread supermarkets use to make their sandwiches, but never seem to find it anywhere! Then one day I saw this onion bread mix in Waitrose and decided to give it a try. I will let the pictures speak: The baking instructions on the package…

Paul Hollywood’s Belgian Chocolate Brownie Mix – Tried and tested

I have been following Paul Hollywood years ago, when the Great British Bake Off (GBBO) was still fairly new. I first known him from watching a series of short documentaries about different types of bread, and I thought he was smashingly charismatic. His knowledge about the humble bread amazed me, it’s no surprise he comes from…

Croissants Attempt #1 – failed!

What else to do on a long bank holiday weekend other than baking?! Baking. I had this crazy idea of making croissant from scratch long time ago, and now I have found the perfect chance to execute it! Was it successful though? Keep on reading 😉 I followed the recipe on WeekendBakery website as it has the most…

Bread Machine Tang Zhong Wholemeal Bread 汤种全麦吐司

This is my second attempt at whole wheat bread. My first was a banana whole wheat yeast bread (from recipe here), but unfortunately that did not turn out very well, so didn’t blog about that. This time, to be on the safe side, I chose a recipe from the foolproof recipe book: <<65摄氏度汤种面包>> by 陈郁芬. Foolproof,…