Black Sesame Crown

No tang zhong, no cream cheese, no potato, but still soft as a pillow! This is actually an adaptation from Panasonic SD-P104: Black Sesame Loaf 黑芝麻吐司. 270g      bread flour 30g        AP flour 28g        sugar 1/2 tsp   salt 1 tsp      instant yeast 50g      …

Purple Sweet Potato Peanut Butter Rolls

Today I adapted a tang zhong recipe to make some purple sweet potato rolls. Spread some peanut butter then sprinkled with some sugar before rolling them up.   Taste: ✮✮✮✩✩ Peanut butter definitely gave the bread a lift in terms of flavour. Interestingly, the smell coming from the purple sweet potato was notable as well, especially…

Mary Berry’s Lemon Drizzle Cake

Who doesn’t love a slice of lemon drizzle? That, with Earl Grey = yum! Lemon drizzle being a classic British favourite, I went for Mary Berry’s recipe. There is a video of it here Mary Berry’s Lemon Verbena Drizzle Cake Let’s start with the ingredients. Put them in a mixing bowl in this order: 1 Tbsp…

Coffee Crown (Tang Zhong)

What’s after cranberry crown? Coffee crown! Recipe adapted from 《65ºC 汤种面包》(again!) This recipe makes a smaller than usual loaf. 190g         bread flour 30g           sugar 1g              salt 1 tsp         instant yeast 12g          …

Cranberry Crown

SO GOOD! Recipe adapted from xingfuzhiwei 250g         bread flour 30g            AP flour 1/2 tsp     salt 40g            sugar 1 tsp          instant yeast 40g            dried cranberries, rehydrated then drained 50g      …

Japanese Sweet Potato Tang Zhong Bread

Having had several failed attempts at sweet potato bread recipes from other bloggers, I have decided to adapt a tang zhong recipe myself. This time I used Japanese Sweet Potato. Purple on the outside, yellow on the inside. I steamed it skin-on to find out if it’s easier to remove the skin this way. Indeed…

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…