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Brazo de Mercedes Cups

Brazo de Mercedes Cups are soft cotton meringue cups filled with rich sweet custard, sprinkled with icing sugar on top. It melts in your mouth, you don’t want to stop eating it. Did you know that the name Brazo de Mercedes means "the arm of Our Lady of Mercy"? It started when the Philippines was a… Continue reading Brazo de Mercedes Cups

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Strawberry Filled Doughnuts

My kids have been craving for something sweet, and they yelled “doughnuts!” They don’t care if it’s from Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme or even store-bought doughnuts… they just want doughnuts, period!!! But since we are in a lockdown and stores are closed, we opted to make our own Strawberry Filled Doughnuts at home. This doughnut… Continue reading Strawberry Filled Doughnuts

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Chocolate Butternut ala Dunkin’ Donuts

Chocolate Butternut or Choco Butternut is my most favourite donut in the whole wide world. Yes, it is!!! Sadly, I haven’t tasted this for so long until last year, when Dunkin’ Donut had launched Choco Butternut here in New Zealand. I was so thrilled and got a dozen. Unfortunately, for us New Zealanders, it was… Continue reading Chocolate Butternut ala Dunkin’ Donuts

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Twisted Korean Doughnuts (Kkwabaegi)

INGREDIENTS:2 tablespoons butter or approximately 30 grams1 cup milk2 tablespoons sugar½ teaspoon salt1 egg1 packet of dry yeast (about 2¼ teaspoons: 7 grams)3 cups all purpose flour for doughnuts, plus 2 tablespoons for dustingcorn oil for frying½ teaspoon cinnamon powderplus 3 tablespoons white sugar (for coating)INSTRUCTIONS:MAKE THE COATINGAdd 2-3 tbsp sugar and 1/2 tsp cinnamon… Continue reading Twisted Korean Doughnuts (Kkwabaegi)

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Maruya, Sinapot, Baduya Recipe

I remember when I was a kid, my mom usually cooked Maruya for us. We eat it for breakfast or during afternoon snack (meryenda). A simple banana and batter recipe but it's super tasty and really memorable for me.Here in New Zealand or for other countries, they call it banana fritter. I didn't like it… Continue reading Maruya, Sinapot, Baduya Recipe

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Homemade Doughnut

11.05. 2017Here is our homemade donut recipe for kids:Ingredients:2 (8 g) packages fast rising yeast1 cup lukewarm water3 tablespoons sugar1 egg, well beaten1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon1⁄3 cup melted butter1 teaspoon vanilla1 teaspoon salt2 1⁄2 cups flour (use More if too sticky)cooking oil (for frying)Directions:1. Mix yeast, water and sugar.2. Wait until bubbles form in mixture.3. Add… Continue reading Homemade Doughnut