Black Forest Cupcakes

 

Black Forest Cupcakes

Black Forest Cupcakes

Ingredients:

1.5 oz Corn oil
10g Cocoa powder
70g Chocolate
45ml Water
40g cake flour (preferred) or all-purpose flour
3 Egg yolks
3 Egg whites
30g (1 oz) sugar
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1 can Cherry Pie Filling
Fresh cherries
Whipping cream

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 180C
2. In a small pan, heat up corn oil, remove from heat and add in cocoa powder and chocolate, stir until chocolate melted.
3. Add in water, flour and egg yolks, well mixed and set aside.
4. In a mixing bowl, use electric hand mixer and beat egg whites with cream of tartar and sugar till peak forms, fold the meringue into the egg yolk mixture in 3 batches till fully incorporated.
5. Pour the batter into lined cupcake pans and bake in preheated oven for 25 mins. Remove the cupcakes from oven once it is cooked and cool completely on a wire rack.
6. From the top of the cupcake, make a small hole in the center of each cupcake, and brush the canned cherry syrup in the hole, then stuff a canned cherry inside it.
7. Squeeze whipped cream on top of the cupcake and garnish with fresh cherry and shredded chocolate.

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Lumpiang Togue

Lumpiang Togue

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil
  • 1small onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1/2pound pork, diced
  • 1Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2cup water
  • 1/2pound shrimps, peeled, deveined, and chopped
  • 1large carrot, peeled and julienned
  • 1cup green beans, stemmed and cut thinly on a bias
  • 4cups bean sprouts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 spring roll wrappers

 

Instructions

  1. In a skillet over medium heat, heat about 1 tablespoon oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until limp.
  2. Add diced pork and cook until lightly browned. Add fish sauce and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add water and bring to boil. Lower heat, covers, and simmers for about 8 to 10 minutes or until pork is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  4. Add shrimps and cook, stirring occasionally, just until color changes to pink.
  5. Add carrots and green beans. Cook, stirring regularly, for about 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are halfway done.
  6. Add beans sprouts and cook, gently tossing to combine, for about 30 to 40 seconds. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Immediately remove vegetable mixture from heat and drain in a colander. Refrigerate for a few minutes to completely cool.
  8. Separate wrappers into individual sheets. On a flat working surface, lay wrapper like a diamond. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of vegetable mixture on the middle of the wrapper. Fold the bottom pointed end of wrapper over filling. Fold side ends of the sheet inward and roll tightly into a log. Wet the pointed edge of the wrapper with a dab of water to completely seal. Repeat with the remaining vegetable mixture.
  9. In a skillet over medium heat, heat about 2 inches deep of oil. Add spring rolls seam side down and fry, turning once or twice, for about 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  10. Remove from pan and drain on a wire rack set over a baking sheet. Serve immediately with spiced vinegar dip.

 

Homemade Milo Ice Cream

 

Homemade Milo Ice Cream

INGREDIENTS

2 Cups of heavy whipping cream (or chilled all purpose cream)
14 ounces condensed Milk (1 ¾ cups)
¾ cup Milo
Pinch of salt
½ Tbs Vanilla extract

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a large bowl, add the heavy cream and whip using a hand mixer until creamy and airy (about 3 minutes). It’s barely moving when you slightly turn the bowl on the side.
  • Add the sweetened condensed milk, Milo powder, Vanilla extract and a pinch of Salt to the whipped cream.
  • Gently fold together all these ingredients (You really need to be gentle while folding so as not to deflate the whipped cream) Do not mix it, just cut and fold it over.
  • Pour the mixture into a freezable in a airtight container. Preventing air from your ice cream while freezing will help maintain its creaminess and avoid turning it into ice crystal texture.
  • Allow it to freeze for at least 6 hours or overnight.

Chicken Potato Salad

Chicken Potato Salad

Chicken Potato Salad

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 to 6 large potatoes
  • ½ pound chicken breast or thigh meat, boneless and skinless
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
  • 3 hard boiled eggs, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 small onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • ¼ cup sweet pickle relish
  • ½ cup ham, cubed
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Under cold running water, rinse potatoes well. In a pot, place potatoes and enough cold water (you can slightly salt the water if you wish) to cover. Over medium heat, bring to a boil. Cover and cook potatoes for about 12 to 15 minutes or until tender yet firm to bite. Drain potatoes and allow to cool. Peel and discard skins. With a knife, cut into 1-inch cubes.
  2. In a pot, add chicken meat and enough water to cover. Bring the water to a boil and then lower to a simmer. Simmer chicken for about 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through. Drain from liquid, allow to completely cool and shred. Set aside.
  3. In a pot, bring water to a boil. Add diced carrots and cook for about 30 seconds. With a slotted spoon, remove from water and plunge into an ice bath until completely cool. Drain and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, chicken, carrots, eggs, onions, pineapple, pickle relish, ham, mayonnaise and sweetened condensed milk. Gently stir together until evenly distributed. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to allow flavors to meld.

Credit to: kawalingpinoy

Popcorn Chicken Recipe

Pop Chicken

Pop Chicken

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 2 raw eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 cups cooking oil

Cooking Procedure

  1. Sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper. Mix well and let stay for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the all-purpose flour, garlic powder, and chili powder in a Ziploc bag. Shake to mix.
  3. Dip the chicken pieces in the beaten egg, and then put the first batch in the bag with the flour mixture. Shake well to coat.
  4. Heat the cooking oil in a deep cooking pan. When the oil becomes hot, put-in the flour coated chicken one-by-one. Continue frying in low to medium heat until the color turns light to golden brown.
  5. Remove chicken popcorn from the pan and place in a plate lined with paper towels.
  6. Serve with Ketchup or Mayonnaise.

Credit to: panlasang pinoy

Fried Ham and Cheese Roll

Ham and Cheese Bread Roll

Ham and Cheese Bread Roll

Ingredients
  • 8 slices of bread
  • 4 ounces ham, sliced into thick strips
  • 3 ounces Velveeta cheese, sliced into thick strips
  • ¼ cup pimento strips
  • ¾ cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 2 medium eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups cooking oil
Instructions
  1. Remove the dark ends of the sliced bread.
  2. Heat the cooking oil in a cooking pot.
  3. Lay each bread slice flat and then put a cling wrap on over each piece. Press using your palm until the bread becomes flat.
  4. Arrange the ham, cheese, and pimento strips on the bread. Roll the bread until the filling is covered. Secure with a toothpick.
  5. Dip the rolled bread in beaten egg. Place the Panko bread crumbs in a large Ziploc bag and then put the dipped rolls in. Shake until everything is covered with crumbs.
  6. Fry in low to medium heat until the color turns golden brown (about 5 to 7 minutes).
  7. Arrange the fried rolls in a plate line with paper towels.
  8. Serve as a snack or slice into pieces and serve as an appetizer.

Credit to: PanlasangPinoy

Homemade Puto Pao Recipe

Homemade Puto Pao Recipe

Homemade Puto Pao Recipe

INGREDIENTS

For the batter:
3 large eggs
500 grams all purpose flour
250 grams white sugar
1/4 cup baking powder
1 cup powdered milk
3 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled
2 1/2 cups water

For the filling:
500 grams flaked pork
2 tablespoons cooking oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup white sugar
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 cup soy sauce
1 piece star anise
1 piece laurel leaf
For the toppings:
Cheddar cheese, sliced
4 salted eggs, sliced

PROCEDURE

Making the batter:

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, and baking powder. Pour in water and powdered milk, then stir well.
  2.  Add in the eggs and butter then mix until well blended. Set aside.

Making the filling:

  1. In a pan, heat oil and saute garlic until aromatic. Add flaked pork and cook for 3 minutes, stirring often. Add the rest of the filling ingredients and cook until pork is tender and the sauce has thickened.
  2. Once filling is ready, discard anise and laurel. Set aside.

Assembling:

  1. Prepare steamer, or use a large wok with a plate or a metal rack set atop some water.
  2.  In muffin cups (lined or greased depending on preference), pour a little amount of batter then add a tablespoon of filling. Cover the filling with another amount of batter until cup is nearly all the way full. Top with salted egg and cheese.
  3.  Steam for 10 to 15 minutes or until done. Puto-pao are done when the tops have domed and are soft and springy to the touch, and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

 

Credit to: thetummytrain