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Oreo Cookies ~ 奥利奥曲奇

Here I am taking or rather using a very popular cookie to put inside a cookie.  Believe me, this cookie was a crowd pleaser amongst kids at a recent small gathering.  This cookie is crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside and ready to tuck in after about 10 mins. baking time but of course needs a bit of patience to wait a little while longer for the cookie to cool further.  Can give this a try for the coming Chinese New Year which falls on 10th February 2024! Oreo Cookies ~  奥利奥曲奇                                        Ingredients 115 gm vegetable oil OR melted butter (I used oil) 80 gm caster sugar 1 egg 185 gm plain flour 1/2 teasp baking soda 1/4 teasp salt 9 Oreo cookies, with cream, crushed (110 gm) 1/4 teasp vanilla Method Sift flour with baking soda, salt, set aside. In a mixing bowl, with a hand whisk, beat oil and caster sugar till creamy. Break in an egg, beat till well incorporated. Fold in sifted flour, mix well with a spatula. Mix in the crushed Oreos thoroughly. Cov

Almond Yoghurt Cake ~ 杏仁 酸奶蛋糕

  This cake is made with almond meal and yoghurt and has a delicate flavour with a hint of lemon and a tang from the yoghurt.  There was a sweet nutty smell wafting from the oven during the baking process.  This cake is rich and moist, perfect for breakfast, tea or with ice cream for a delectable dessert.  In fact this cake works for any time of the day. Almond Yoghurt Cake ~ 杏仁 酸奶蛋糕         Ingredients 90 gm plain flour 90 gm almond meal 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp seasalt 2 'L' eggs 90 gm caster sugar 1/2 cup oil 180 gm yoghurt at room temperature 1 tsp vanilla Zest from 1 lemon (optional) 20 gm chopped walnuts (optional) Method Sift the plain flour with the baking powder and baking soda, salt.  Set aside. With an electric whisk, whisk eggs and sugar till creamy. Add in oil, yoghurt and vanilla, continue whisking till fully incorporated. Sieve in the flour mixture, fold into the mixture. Sieve in the almond meal, mix well. Add in the lemon zest and chopped