Saturday, August 25, 2012

Banana cake

a recipe taken from Betty Crocker.


a- 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
b- 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
c- 1 1/4 cups mashed very ripe bananas (3 large)
d- 2 /3 cup shortening/butter
e- 2/3 cup finely chopped walnuts
f- 2/3 cup buttermilk
g- 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
h- 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
i- 3/4 teaspoon salt
j- 3 eggs


1-Heat oven to 350°F. or 175'C
2-Grease and flour 13x9-inch pan or two 9-inch round cake pans.
3-In large bowl, beat butter and sugar on low speed
4- put in egg one by one.
5- add in the banana
6- fold in the dry ingredient with some milk in between
7-Pour into pan(s)
8-Bake until knife comes out clean when poke into it.

resepi diambil dari Betty Crocker


2 1/3 cawan tepung gandum
1 2/3 cawan gula pasir
1 1/4 cawan pisang dilecek
2/3 cawan mentega
2/3 cawan kacang walnut dicincang
2/3 cawan susu
1 1/4 suduteh baking powder
1 1/4 suduteh baking soda
3/4 suduteh garam
3 telur


1-panaskan ketuhar dalam 350'F atau +-175'C
2-lumurkan mentega dan tepung ke permukaan dalam bekas kek
3-pukul mentega dan gula hingga kembang.
4- masukkan telur satu persatu
5- masukkan pisang
6- gaul perlahan bahan2 kering dengan susu diantara senduk. tambahkan kacang walnut
7-tuang ke dalam bekas kek
8- bakar hingga pisau keluar bersih apabila dicucuk ke tengah2 kek

Friday, August 17, 2012

simple pavlova

Pavlova is the in desert right now... and unlike macaroons, its much easier to make... even a newbie can make it (with supervision)

a- 4 egg whites (clean from any yolks or water nor oil)
b- 1 1/4 cup of castor sugar
c- a teaspoon of lemon juice
d- a teaspoon of vanilla essence
e- 2 teaspoon of cornstarch
f- about 500ml of whipping cream
g- fresh sour fruits

1- heat the oven at 150'C
2- beat the eggs in a clean bowl (no oil, no water, no nothing) until stiff peaks forms, but not dry.
3- add the sugar a teaspoon at a time, beating until all the sugar dissolve with each spoonful.
4- fold in the lemon juice, vanilla essence.
5- fold in the cornstarch a spoonful at a time.
6- bake for about an hour, until the our layer have form a crust and the middle is soft. let it cool in the oven.
7- whip the cream until peaks form. spread on the pavlova and decorate with fruits.
8- enjoy!