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Make This Delicious Banana-Chocolate-Peanut Cake with Caramel Drizzle

Looking to bake something a bit more special than your usual brownie? We’ve got a delicious banana chocolate bundt cake recipe for you today! We’re topping the cake with a smooth caramel drizzle, and you can choose to sprinkle chopped peanuts on top for a little extra crunch. Why bundt cake, you ask? Honestly, bundt cakes turn out looking prettier than other cakes. But if you have a normal cake pan (like the type used for pandan cake), then feel …

Everyone’s Making This: Basque Burnt Cheesecake

Classic cheesecake as we know it has a firm, cheese top with a press-in cookie base. But this basque – or sometimes known as burnt – cheesecake is a crust-less cheesecake, and its filling tastes like a cross between the American cheesecake and the Japanese souffle-type of cheesecake. You will notice that basque or burnt cheesecake recipes generally call for less flour – don’t be alarmed! Less flour means less structure, which is what we’re trying to achieve to get …

Make Your Own Sourdough Starter: A Beginner’s Guide

Today, we’ll teach you how to make a beginner sourdough starter at home. What’s needed? Flour, water and patience. Sourdough starter is essentially a live culture of flour and water. This bubbly, tart starter is what makes sourdough bread rise. If you’re making your starter today, chances are you’ll only get to use it for a loaf of bread about seven days later. Yes, that’s right. This starter needs time to cultivate and to grow! A tip for most of …

Go Back To Bread Basics: The Easiest Flatbread Recipe Ever!

Raise your hand if you feel intimidated by the thought of baking your own bread. It’s no secret that bread making is a bit of a science, and requires lots of love and patience too. Fortunately, today we’re exploring a type of bread that you might say is a bit of a ‘hack’. Flatbread! Flatbread is obviously, bread that is flat. But it only requires only an hour of rising action, before you can top this bread dough off with …

Herb Cheese Puffs: A Fluffy, Cheesy, and Savoury Treat

Making choux pastry might sound daunting to the inexperienced baker. But fear not! These savoury cheese puffs while slightly challenging is a good opportunity for you to try your hand at creating tasty puff pastry! Created by Chef CY Phang, these Herb Cheese Puffs are adapted from the French gougères (baked savoury choux pastry mixed with cheese). Creating these treats takes less than an hour, and you’ll be rewarded with fluffy, cheesy and savoury tasty goodies. What are you waiting …

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls: Your Sticky Sweet Afternoon Treat

We love cinnamon rolls, but it isn’t always easy to get them unless you head to a specialty bakery or cafe. Today, we have a homemade cinnamon roll recipe, courtesy of Malaque Mahdaly – you’ll be devouring these sweet, fluffy rolls in no time! *This recipe was first posted on Have Halal Will Travel in November 2019.