Monday, January 19, 2015

"Famous Amos" Chocolate Chips & Almond Cookies

27.10.2014 - Batam, This is the most taste alike Famous Amos Chocolate Chips Cookies so far.  I added almond and added chocolate powder to make the cookies taste more chocolaty. It taste great! you can add any nuts you want


'Famous Amos' Chocolate Chips & Almonds Cookies

Ingredients:
A)
Castor sugar 50g (I reduced to 30g)
Brown sugar 150g (120g)
Salt 1/4 tsp
Butter 120g
Shortening 30g (butter can substitute for shortening)

B)
Egg -1
Vanilla extract - 1/2 tsp

C)
Plain flour - 220g
Baking powder- 1/2tsp
Baking soda - 1/2tsp
(I added 10g cocoa powder)

D)
Choc chips- 250g
(  I added Almond chopped 52g )

Method:
1) Whisk together the flour,baking powder and baking soda. Soft and set dry ingredients aside.
2) Using hand mixer, beat (A) butter, shortening,castor sugar, brown sugar, and salt together. Add (B) and stir until smooth.
3) Add sifter (C) and mix well
4) Stir in (D).
5) Drop cookie dough by rounded teaspoons onto prepared baking sheet. shape into a bite size dome and dont press or flatten it. it will melt itself into a nice shape.
6) Bake at 170C for 15 minutes or until cookies are cooked.  i preheated and bake at 170c for 25minutes, for 6 batches of cookies.  out from oven, let it sits for 5 minutes and use a bread knife to scrub up the cookies, turn the cookies upside down to cool and once all cool, keep in air tight container or jar.










Pancakes quick Breakfast!

25.10.2014 - Batam.  Delicious morning breakfast quick pancakes for son.  Recipe fluffy-pancake



Japanese Cotton Cheesecake

Continue updating my blog, has been away from blogging for so long, busy cooking and baking away left my blog far behind.  im going to continue uploading all my cooking from where i stopped last year october 2014. :) i know its where..but i have to keep them all posted for my cooking record. Cheers to all and Happy New Year 2015.

16.10.2014 - Batam.  Bake a lovely Japanese cotton cheesecake for my mom and sisters came all the way from Msia-Spore-Batam for a short visit. Im using the same Japanese-cotton-cheesecake recipe on my blog few months ago.  You will find this recipe bake at 180c reduce temperature to 170c 17mins before finish.

I use such high temperature because my oven is not going to cook my cheesecake at 160c duration 1hr 30mins ( which i've ever tried and end up a half cooked cheesecake and very bad ) you may adjust your own oven temperature to gets a perfect japanese cheesecake baking.

Here are some pictures of the baking process.



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