Sunday, February 28, 2016

MINI SUGAR BUNS RECIPE

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This week trying my hand making Mini Sugar Buns that I have eaten during my school days.  This is a typical bread recipe that requires kneading, shaping and proofing the dough.

I usually make my bread by hand and in small quantity, just enough to feed a small family.  Double or triple the recipe  to feed a crowd.

Used instant yeast that can be added straight to the flour.  If using active dry yeast, activate it by adding sugar and warm water, let the mixture  sits until it becomes frothy.

You need to melt the butter then add in the milk.  Make sure this mixture should be warm to touch before adding to dry ingredients.

Divide the dough into 9 equal balls but easily turns it into one big loaf if your like.  You'll be glad to put in your time making these delicious rolls.  There's something about freshly baked Mini Sugar Buns that are perfect for any time.

Mini Sugar Buns Recipe @ treatntrick.blogspot.com

Sunday, February 21, 2016

BLUEBERRY MILK CAKE RECIPE

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My husband recently purchased some fresh blueberries along with his favorites fruits during his visit to supermarket.  Frankly am not familiar using this fruit in baking,  it tastes slightly tart but that was fine with me.

Being a adventurous person, I decided to use this blueberries in baking this time. This  Blueberry Milk  Cake is quick and the simplest to make.  I believe you need to try  and learn new  things regardless whether you would succeed or not.

Did little tweaking by reducing the sugar a bit.   Didn't bother with icing,  as I didn't think it needed it.

You need to toss the fresh blueberries with flour so it doesn't sink at the bottom of the cake.  I was short on lemon zest so did not add it but still this Blueberry Milk Cake comes out really good. I wanted to devour the whole cake even my hubby who hate sweets could't resist to have a bite.

It was very tasty, moist  and dangerously moreish!

Blueberry Milk Cake Recipe @ treatntrick.blogspot.com

Sunday, February 14, 2016

HOKKAIDO MILK ROLLS RECIPE

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Had been eyeing this tangzhong bread for quite some time.  Today I have a chance to bake them in my kitchen.

Hokkaido Milk Rolls use a "roux" starter  known as tangzhong  in the dough.  You have to prepare it before proceeding to mix the dough. This tangzhong is made by whisking  water, whole milk and flour until no lumps  then cook over  low heat, stirring constantly until it thicken. The cooled roux is added to the rest of the ingredients to combine and kneaded,  forms into a soft pliable dough.

After the dough has doubled in size. you can easily shape this  into a big loaf but I shaped them into rolls.  I get 12 rolls out of this recipe.

From this basic recipe, it can be used to make cinnamon rolls, monkey bread, pull apart or stuffed bread either sweet or savory.  The options are endless.  When you have a base, you can add all type of variations.  So glad the dough  turned out perfect and  I don't even need to flour my work space.

Hokkaido Milk Rolls  stay soft  and fluffy even after a few days.  We really enjoy the roll as it is, feel free to slather it with you favorite spreads.

Other bread recipes you might want to try:

Back of the Bag Oatmeal Rolls

Monkey Bread From Scratch

Butterhorn Rolls

Hokkaido Milk Rolls Recipe @ treatntrick.blogspot.com

Sunday, February 7, 2016

NO SUGAR BANANA CAKE RECIPE

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Am curious to know how a cake without refined sugar taste like.  Some cake with sugar free recipe may contain alternative sweeteners, maple syrup or agave.  But this No Sugar Banana Cake is completely free from those.   Don't believe? .

So this week I tried my hand at sugar free cake for the very first time. Baked this in a small quantity since not sure whether my family would like the cake..

No Sugar Banana Cake uses only 7 ingredients like banana, oil and egg.  You can even omit the egg if you have allergies by replacing it with yogurt.

Surprisingly, this turned out moist and tasted  really  nice. . All that due to ripened banana that makes the cake super moist and pleasantly sweet to bite into.

Why not give it a go yourselves with this recipe that is from from refined sugar? Just because it is healthier than the average butter cake doesn't mean they are less tasty. If you like sugar free dessert, you can try this How to bake NO SUGAR Date Oatmeal Bars  or  Date Tart  as well.

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