Wednesday, January 21, 2009

week3-baking week

Was into baking yesterday- actually to give some goodies to friends; Choose these 2 biscuits that have long been in my recipe book....

Samperit (flower cookies)

250 gm butter
200 gm cornflour
200 gm custard
80 gm icing sugar
2 egg yolk
vanilla essence
strawberry jam

- Cream butter & sugar till smooth, add egg yolk and vanilla.
- Fold in both flour (sifted)
- Pipe dough using fluted nozzle.
- In this case i used a different type of nozzle
- Pipe strawberry jam in the middle of the pressed dough
- Bake about 12-15 minutes @ 160 deg C
- Cool on wire rack.

Sesame squares
250 gm butter
100 gm castor sugar
100 gm tapioca flour (or rice flour)
300 gm plain flour
1 teaspoon soda bicab
2 egg yolk
2 teaspoon coffee essence
egg white to glace
black sesame for decoration

- Sift both flour and soda bicab.
- Cream butter & sugar until smooth, add in egg yolk, mix well
- Add coffee essence and fold in flour, mix well
- Roll mixture onto flat surface.
- Press using biscuit cutter of your choice.
- Glace top with egg white & sprinkle(decorate) black sesame.
- Arrange in trays line with baking paper.
- Bake @ 160 deg C for 12-15 mins, depending on oven type.
- Cool on wire rack
Alternatively,you can put sesame straight in the dough, safe you the sprinkling sesame on top of biscuit.

Maaflah visual kedua dua tu kurang memuaskan.

.......and a cake

Prune cake
1 packet pitted prune (boil with 2 cups water untill soft)
6 eggs, separate
250 gm butter
2 cups sugar ( i use 1 1/2 cups)
3 cups self raising flour
1 tablesp soda bicab
2 tablespoon cocoa powder
vanilla essence.

- Line baking tin with shortening/butter & baking paper (i use 2, 12"x3" tins)
- Sift flour & cocoa powder
- Beat egg white until light, add half the sugar - set aside
- Cream butter and sugar until light & creamy, add vanilla
- Beat in egg yolk one at a time.
- Add in prune puree that has been mixed with soda bicab.
- Fold in flour followed by egg white & make sure it mixes well
- Pour mixture into baking tins and bake @ 160 deg C, 1 hour or until skewers come out clean.
- Remove from oven, turn out on wire rack to cool.

Note: You can also steam it for 1 hour. I notice the steam cake has a softer texture

1 comment:

  1. As Salam...Makcik..kalau nak tempah Kuih samprit boleh tak pos ke Subang Jaya??plsss sedapnyaaa sungguh terujaaa