Thursday, September 29, 2011

Simple Fruit Punch


  • 1/2 litre fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 litre pineapple juice
  • 1/4 litre lychee juice
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1/4 litre grape juice made into ice cubes.
  • 2 cups fresh fruit (lychee, pineapple and grape)

1.Pour the grape juice into ice cube trays and freeze over night.
2. In punch bowl add the orange juice and the pineapple juice and the chopped fruit.
3.Just before serving add the grape juice ice cubes, sugar and pour in the lychee juice.

Using juice ice cubes instead of water ice cubes helps in preventing fruit punch being water down when ice cubes melt.

Baked Honey Chicken


  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 clove garlic, blended
  • 1 big onions, blended

Preheat oven at 180 degrees C. Place the chicken in a shallow baking pan. Combine all the ingredients and pour the mixture over. (coat well). Baked them 30 minutes , turning halfway through. Baked them skin side up for an additional 15-20 minutes or until nicely browned. Serve over white rice with steamed vegetables. Yummy !!

Blueberry Muffins


  • 300 g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 50 g butter
  • 80 g caster sugar
  • 200 g blueberries
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 225 ml fresh milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C. Grease a standard 12 cup muffin tin or line the cups with paper muffin cases.
  2. Mix the flour and baking powder in a large bowl. Rub the butter into the flour mix until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar and the blueberries into the mixture.
  3. In a separate bowl or jug, mix together the milk, eggs and vanilla essence. Pour the egg mixture all at once into the dry ingredients and mix briefly until just combined.
  4. Spoon the batter into the prepared muffin cups. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until golden (test with a skewer, when a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean, the muffins are done).
  5. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, the turn out onto a wire rack. These are delicious both warm and cold.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Nasi Ayam


Sup Ayam(direbus)
  • 1 ekor ayam dipotong 12
  • 2 ulas bawang putih
  • 2 cm halia
  • 1 bungkus sup bunjut
  • 1 biji bawang besar, dihiris
  • 1 sudu besar perasa knor
  • sedikit garam
Untuk Sup
  • lebihan air rebusan ayam
  • 1 biji bawang besar kisar
  • 3 biji ubi kentang, dipotong 4
  • garam
  • daun sup dan daun bawang yang dihiris.

Untuk Perap Ayam
  • Ayam yang direbus
  • 1 sudu besar kicap manis
  • 1 sudu besar kicap masin
  • 1 sudu kecil lada sulah
  • 1 sudu kecil lada hitam
  • 1 sudu besar madu
Untuk Sos Kicap
  • lebihan air rebusan ayam
  • 1 sudu besar kicap manis
  • 1 sudu besar kicap masin
  • 1 sudu kecil lada sulah
  • 1 sudu kecil lada hitam
  • 1 sudu kecil madu

Untuk nasi
  • 5 cawan beras
  • 3 sudu besar butter
  • 1 cm halia, ditumbuk
  • 4 ulas bawang putih , ditumbuk
  • air rebusan ayam tadi secukupnya
  • sedikit garam.
Bahan sos cili
  • 5 biji cili merah
  • 5 ulas bawang putih
  • 1 sudu teh cuka, garam, gula
  • 1/2 cawan air


  1. Ayam dibersihkan dan direbus seperti ramuan sup ayam di atas sehingga ayam separuh empuk.
  2. Toskan ayam dan perap dengan bahan-bahan untuk perap selama 15 min. Bakar ayam dalam oven selama 20 min.
  3. Basuh beras dan toskan. Panaskan butter, tumis halia dan bawang putih hingga garing. masukkan beras, terbit bau, masukkan air rebusan ayam secukupnya dan garam. Masak seperti biasa.
  4. Untuk sos, kisarkan semua bahan diatas. Dimasak selama 5 min.
  5. Untuk sup, air rebusan ayam didihkan bersama ubi kentang, bawang besar, garam, daun bawang dan daun sup tadi.
  6. Sos kicap boleh di gunakan air dari ayam yang diperap tadi atau di buat semula seperti sos kicap di atas.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Smarties Ice Cream Cake

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 cup Smarties, crushed
  • 1 cup smarties, deco
  • 12 package Chocolate Kit Kat, deco

With an electric mixer, beat the whipping cream until thickened into soft peaks (do not over mix ). Add the sweetened condensed milk, vanilla essence and 1 cup crushed smarties and mix thoroughly combined. Pour it all into a plastic container or baking pan and freeze for at least 4 hours. Cover and freeze overnight is even better. Remove ice cream cake from pan and transfer to a large plate. Decorate side of cake with chocolate Kit Kat .Top with smarties. Enjoy !

Monday, September 19, 2011

Low-Fat Chocolate Mini Muffins


To be sifted

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups low fat milk
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

Get the steamer ready on medium heat. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Stir in butter, brown sugar, milk, egg and vanilla just until moistened. Coat muffin cups with cooking spray; fill two-thirds full. Steamed 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack; dish with multicolored tiny sugar flower shapes or confectioners' sugar if desired.

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Banoffee Pie


For Toffee
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk

For Crust
  • 12 Digestive biscuits, crushed
  • 75g butter, melted

For Topping and Essembly
  • 6 firm, ripe bananas, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups whipped cream
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp bittersweet shredded chocolate

To make the Toffee :

Place the can of milk in a large pan and cover it completely with water. Bring the water to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook the can , turning every so often, and adding more water to cover when needed, for 3 hours. After 3 hours, turn off the heat, let the can of milk cool in the water. When the can is cool enough to touch, remove it from the pan.

Note : You can boil the cans for 4 hours if you would like a darker toffee, but it will be quite a bit thicker when you spread it in the pie dish.

To make the crust

Put the digestive biscuits in the plastic bag. Crushed the digestive biscuits with the rolling pin. Mix the biscuits with the melted butter and press in the pie dish. Let the crust cool in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes. Spread the toffee on the bottom of the crust. Top with the sliced bananas.

Beat the heavy cream and icing sugar with an electric beater until stiff peaks form. Pipe some cream on top of each sliced bananas or spread over the bananas layer. Top with the shredded chocolate. Chill until ready to serve.

Sweet Potato Casserole


  • 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tin pineapples, cubes (optional)
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans, divided
    • 2 cups marshmallows

  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Place the sweet potatoes in a oven, and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes or until very tender. Drain; cool slightly.
  • Place potatoes in a large bowl.
      • Mash sweet potato mixture with a potato masher.

    Add sugar , salt , butter , pineapples and pecans. Fold in 1/4 cup pecans. Scrape potato mixture into baking dish coated with butter. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup pecans; top with marshmallows. Bake at 180°C for 25 minutes or until golden.