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26 Sayuri - My Baking Addiction

Hi, I'm Sayuri and I would like to share some information about myself.

I am in grade 7 and I am 12 years old,
I have many passions, such as eating, movies, singing, the violin, and my life would be incomplete without BAKING!!!

Every week I will be writing a new blog about baking and recipes.
ENJOY!


    
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Lemon Bars

posted Jun 19, 2014, 7:10 PM by Unknown user

Ingredients:

Ingredients:

  • Crust
  • 4 large eggs, beaten lightly 
  • 1-1/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons finely-grated lemon zest (from two large lemons) 
  • 2/3 cup freshly-squeezed lemon juice, strained 
  • 1/3 cup whole milk 
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Powdered (confectioner's) sugar to decorate finished lemon bars

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Adjust oven rack to middle position.

Prepare Crust and bake.

While crust is baking, make the Lemon Filling: In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, and flour; stir in lemon zest, lemon juice, milk, and salt to blend well. Pour mixture onto top of the baked warm crust. You may set the prepared Lemon Filling aside until crust is finished baking. When ready to pour on warm crust, re-blend Lemon Filling mixture and pour into the warm crust.

Bake for 20 minutes, or until the filling feels firm when touched lightly. Remove from oven and transfer the pan to a wire cooling rack and cool for 30 minutes.

After cooling, grasp the parchment paper and carefully lift the bars onto a cutting board. Cut into serving size squares or bars. To cut the bars, don't make a sawing motion with your knife, instead make long, clean cuts the length of the pan. Wipe the knife clean by dipping it in hot water and wiping with a clean kitchen towel to dry between cuts.


about 2 dozen bars.


Nutella Pie

posted Jun 19, 2014, 6:42 PM by Unknown user

Nutella Pie










Ingredients
  • 1-1/2 cups finely ground chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 5 to 8 Tbs. unsalted butter, melted
For the filling
  • 2 cups Nutella
  • 1-1/2 cups mascarpone cheese
  • 1/4 tsp. table salt
For the topping
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted hazelnuts
Directions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Crumble the cookies into the work bowl of a food processor and process until finely ground. Alternatively, you can put them in a bag and whack them with a rolling pin until finely crushed. Pour the butter into the crumbs and mix (hands are best for this) until the butter is fully incorporated and the texture is that of wet sand. Firmly press the crumbs against the sides of a 9-inch pie pan, then against the bottom of the pan (the underside of a measuring cup works well for smoothing the bottom crust). Chill the crust for at least 15 minutes to help prevent it from crumbling when serving.
  3. Bake the crust for 10 minutes, or until fragrant. Remove it and allow it to cool before filling.

  4. In a large bowl, using a hand mixer, or in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat together the Nutella, mascarpone, and salt until light and fluffy. Spread the filling into the pie shell, cover it with plastic wrap, and refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  5. Top the pie with the chopped nuts, slice the pie, and serve.

-chocolate chip- cookies!

posted May 22, 2014, 2:28 AM by Unknown user

BE CAREFUL WHEN  MAKING THESE! I nearly set  my house on fire, but they taste good!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter (or half cup oil)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F
  2. In LARGE bowl combine flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In smaller bowl mix sugar, brown sugar, butter, vanilla, and eggs one at a time beating well after each one.
  4. Slowly combine flour mixture to "other" one beating intensely after each addition.
  5.  After cookie dough is done get a baking sheet and grease it up real good
  6. Then add on tablespoons of dough evenly in rows on the baking sheet. Another baking sheet may be necessary to complete all the dough.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes checking on it every 10.
 might look like these, if you are me, it might not.

Kulfi!

posted May 14, 2014, 3:25 AM by Unknown user   [ updated May 14, 2014, 5:19 AM ]

Kulfi!

Ingredients:

  • 2 liters (8 cups) milk (preferably full cream
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1 cup milk powder
  • 4 tbsp sugar (optional-use only if you want it a little more sweet)
  • 1/4 nutmeg powdered
  • 10 to 12 cardamom pods, powdered
  • saffron (optional)
  • pistachios, crushed (for garnishing) 
Directions:

  1. In a heavy bottomed pot or pan, mix in the milk, condensed milk and milk powder and cook on low heat for about 35 to 40 minutes, stirring in between to prevent sticking, until the mixture thickens and caramelizes and gets that lovely kulfi flavour.
  2. In a small bowl pour a ladle of the mixture and mix in the cardamom and nutmeg and make a smooth paste. Sir in the paste into the kulfi mixture. If used directly the cardamom forms lumps which makes it difficult to disintegrate into a homogenous mixture

  3.  Allow to cool and pour into Kulfi moulds. If you do not have kulfi moulds, pour into shot glasses and when the mixture is half frozen, about 30 minutes, insert a stick into it. Chill overnight or for 6 to 8 hours.  enjoy! 


Micro - Delicious!

posted May 7, 2014, 5:34 AM by Unknown user   [ updated May 14, 2014, 5:22 AM ]

Hi my name is Sayuri ad this is my blog. Who said microwavable desserts were't possible!? Well whoever did is 'bout to be prove WRONG! Today I am going to make Microwave Chocolate Cake, and microwave chocolate chip cookie.

Chocolate Cake
Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon ad 2 tsp cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoon flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2-3 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoon milk
  • 3 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • microwave safe bowl, small i size
  • microwave
Directions:

  1. Add cocoa, flour, salt, sugar, ad baking powder to bowl.
  2. Mix thoroughly or it will be a ABOMINATION!
  3. Add vegetable oil, milk, ad  vanilla extract
  4. Combine 

  5. Microwave for 3 minutes depending o what microwave you have. (If unsure because of specific type of microwave, start off at 40 seconds, and increase from there until baked)
  6. Serve with milk ad/or whipped cream
Cookie
Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips
Directions:

  1. Add together melted butter, sugar, brow sugar, salt, egg yolk, flour.
  2. Mix well
  3. Add chocolate chips
  4. Mix once more
  5. Microwave for 1-2 minutes
  6. Set for 1 minute                                                        
  7. Eat with whipped or ice cream 

F-f-f-f-rozen

posted May 7, 2014, 3:01 AM by Unknown user   [ updated May 14, 2014, 5:29 AM ]

Hi my name is Sayuri and this is my blog. This week is my friends birthday, and she just LOVES Frozen. So it got me thinking, and I was like, ice cream kind of looks like snow! So, today I am going to make Olaf ice-men or cream-snow, what ever you want to call it.

Ingredients:

  • Vanilla ice cream
  • brown chocolate melts (basically milk chocolate)
  • Oreo cream
  • jello cup (or shot glass)
  • baking sheets
  • candy corn (or orange triangle gummies)
  • Plastic zip lock bag
Directions:

  1. Take oreo cream and mince into small squares.
  2. Put oreo cream at the bottom of your glass (have enough so that it fills 1/8 of the glass).
  3. Get 3 scoops of ice cream and pile them on top of each other.
  4. Put glass in the fridge
  5. Melt 1/4 cup of chocolate in microwave for 30-60 seconds
  6. Put melted chocolate in the zip lock bag and sip off a tiny poit of the bag. Use that as an icing bag.
  7. Take out a baking sheet and draw two half pinky-sized sticks with melted chocolate. The draw Olaf's hair and smile and eyes. (1/3 pinky in height)
  8. Freeze chocolate for 4 hours
  9. Take out Melted chocolate and scrape off baking sheet with a sharp knife
  10. Take out ice cream cups and add the arms, hair,eyes to Olaf.
  11. Cut gummies into triangles and place i a area where you think his nose should be
  12. Enjoy!

Deviled Egg-cellence

posted Apr 23, 2014, 3:05 AM by Unknown user

Hi my name is Sayuri and this is my blog. Eggs, they come from chicken and are dyed white in factories to look appetizing. Let's cut some open and hope for the best!

Deviled Eggs:
Ingredients:

  • 12 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons mustard (any kind)
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco
  • salt and pepper
Directions:

1.You will need to hard boil the eggs. This is how. 
  • Get a cooking pot and fill it with water so that an egg could be completely drowned in the water if held under.
  • Boil under medium heat 
  • Add a teaspoon of vinegar
  • Add a pinch of salt 
  • Turn off stove and  drain water
  • Let sit for 12 to 15 minutes
  • Keep eggs under cool water for 5 minutes
2. Peel of the shells of the eggs.
3. Slice each egg in half
4. Carefully  remove the yolks and place inside a separate bowl (set whites on a plate )
5. Mix/mash egg yolks together while adding in salt, pepper, mustard, mayonnaise, Tabasco and onions. 
6. Add spoonfuls of yolk into egg halves
Enjoy!

BALLZ! IN CAKE FORM

posted Apr 14, 2014, 2:42 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Apr 14, 2014, 5:28 AM ]

Hi my name is Sayuri and this is my blog. So, I decided to go a little mainstream and create something almost all the hipsters have heard of. Cake Pops. :(I just can't believe hipster is a real word, I feel bad for humanity) These make eating easier than it already is and make creating even more fun than it is to make a real cake. Let's do this.

Cheese Cake Balls:
Ingredients:

  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 24 small wooden dowels
  • 10 ounces white confectioner's icing
  • 3 (8 ounces) softened packages cream cheese        
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Beat cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl until smooth. Mix in the sour cream and blend. Add the flour vanilla and salt and mix. Add the eggs one by one, blending thoroughly before add in the next egg. Pour mixture into a 9 inch spring form pan.
  3. Bake for 50 minutes or until golden. Cool for 1 hour.  Then refrigerate for 3 - 8 hours.
  4. Use a cookie scoop (small) to run balls of cheese. Circularize them into  1 1/2 inch balls and place on a cooking sheet or  oiled baking pan. Push wooden dowel into each cake ball. Place cooking tray in freezer for 30 -60 minutes.
  5. Melt the white confectioner's coating. Dip each cake pop into the icing. Place on wax paper until coating sets. Refrigerate  until servable.

Try and spot how many times I wrote "ball". TEE HEE.
 

JELL-O

posted Apr 7, 2014, 2:58 AM by Unknown user   [ updated May 14, 2014, 5:25 AM ]

Hi, my name is Sayuri and this is my blog. Ok, so I checked, and now it's official, THE HEAT IS COMING! So I thought let's get back on track with some super easy home-made Jell-o! Did you know that Gelatin Dessert used to be called "Calf's Foot Jelly" because of the main ingredient being the Gelatin extracted from the foot of the Calf.

Gelatin Dessert:
Ingredients:
  • 10 packs of unflavoured gelatin (2 per layer)
  • 10 different fruit pulps (Grape, Mango, Strawberry, Banana,)
  • 1/3 water (1/3 per layer)
Directions:
1.Get a pot and pour two packs of gelatin along with you pulp and stir at medium heat for 5 minutes slowly adding your water. Stir until all of the little white chunks are gone.
2. Put in your Jell-o mold and then into the fridge.(for 5 hours)
3.Then repeat this process for each and every one of your other pulps.
4. After all of the gelatins have "hardened" stack them.
5.Eat!

I know, I know, that was really short. So let's make this a double! 

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches (chocolate):
Cookie Ingredients: 
  • 2 1/4 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 
  • 1 large eggs
  • 2 cups of semi sweet and/or chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
Cookie Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degress
1. In a bowl, add flour and baking soda, then whisk.
3. In a larger bowl, using an electric mixer add butter, light brown sugar, granulated sugar. Slowly add the salt, vanilla and eggs.
4. After all ingredients of bowl 2 are mixed, mix in the powder mixture and chocolate chips until combined as one.
5.Make small dollops of cookie on a buttered/oiled/greased baking sheet.(small enough so that there is and even amount of cookies)
6. Bake for 8-10 minutes
7. Put in fridge.

(You can buy the ice cream if you don't have an ice cream maker)
Ice Cream directions (vanilla):

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups half cream
  • 3/4 cups of white granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
Directions: 
1. In a large bowl, add the heavy whipping cream, and half cream, then mix well.
2.Slowly add in white sugar and vanilla.(blend well)
3.Keep in fridge covered for 3 hours or until VERY cold.
4. Pour into ice cream maker. Freeze for however long you do with your specific ice cream maker. 
5. Freeze in freezer for an hour.

Ice Cream Cookies:
Ingredients:

  • Chocolate Cookies(even amount)
  • Vanilla Ice Cream
Directions:

1.Remove Ice Cream and Cookies from fridge.(Heating the cookies first is optional)
2. Take two cookies, place a tablespoon of ice cream in the middle of one, and sandwich them together. 
3.Do this until all cookies are sandwiched.
4.Enjoy!

(You don't have to use the flavours that I chose!)


Global Warming!

posted Mar 30, 2014, 5:12 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Mar 31, 2014, 5:29 AM ]

Hi, my name is Sayuri and this is my blog. Okay, so I think we can all agree that winter is never going to end, BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN WE CANT PRETEND! So this week I was really missing summer, tropical fruits, and ice cream, so I decided to make frozen yoghurt! Frozen yoghurt is delicious,healthy, and very easy to make, so this blog may be short. HERE WE GO!:

Mango Frozen Yoghurt:
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup mango slices or mango pulp
  • 1 cup  Greek yoghurt 
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • raspberries (preferably frozen)
 Directions:

1. Set blender on purée and add mango
2. Remove liquid from mango by straining it
3.Remove liquid from Greek yoghurt by straining it
4.Put yoghurt, mango and honey in blender and set on purée
5. Put purée in large container and then in freezer for 8 hours
6. Serve with frozen raspberries

I am sooo sorry this was sooo short! I had "stuff to do". But to make up for my laziness here's a joke: Wow, it is sooo cold. This is so torturous it feels like HELL, except hell is warmer! HAHAHAHAH! I am sooo amazingly funny.

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