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Crispy Deep-Fried Banana Fritters (Pisang Goreng)

Banana fritter (Pisang Goreng) is a very popular street snack in many parts of Southeast Asia. These crispy deep-fried bananas are easy to make at home. Simply coat banana with batter and deep-fry to golden brown. These delicious treats are best served warm and only take minutes to prepare. Cooking bananas (plantains) which contain more starch and less sugar are more suitable to be deep-fried as banana fritters. Dessert banana such as Cavendish variety with higher sugar content are meant to be eaten fresh, it is not suitable for cooking and will probably turn soggy after deep-fried. Tips: Choose...

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Homemade Orange Jam Spread

Making fruit jam at home is easy, only 3 ingredients needed: fresh fruit flesh, sugar and lemon juice. The method is simple too, just combine mashed fruit with other ingredients, then cook until thickened and the fresh made fruit jam is ready. CHINESE VERSION: 自制香橙果酱   Homemade Orange Jam Spread | MyKitchen101en Yields: about 500 g Ingredients: grated orange zest (of 3-4 oranges) 500 g (17.6 oz) orange flesh 250 g (1.25 cups) granulated sugar 3 tbsps lemon juice Directions: 1 Grate orange zest with grater. (Reminder: Wash the skin of oranges thoroughly before grating the zest. Mix 1 part...

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Pumpkin Huat Kuih

Huat Kuih (发糕) is a Chinese cupcake-like pastry. When steamed, the cake will split into beautiful sections at the top which signify good luck. Pumpkin has natural orangey yellow colour, it makes nice orangey yellow colour Huat Kuih. CHINESE VERSION: 金瓜发糕   Pumpkin Huat Kuih | MyKitchen101en Yields: 6 (7.5-cm) Ingredients: 100 g (3.5 oz) pumpkin flesh 150 g (1/2 cup + 2 tbsps) water 110 g (1/2 cup + 1 tbsp) granulated sugar 1 pc pandan leaf 250 g (2 cups) plain flour 1 tbsp + 1 tsp baking powder 4 tbsps corn oil Directions: 1 Steam pumpkin...

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Dark Brown Sugar Ma Lai Koh (with Yeast)

Ma Lai Koh (Chinese: 马来糕/马拉糕) is steamed sponge cake, this recipe is dark brown sugar version. This recipe uses instant yeast to proof the batter, Ma Lai Koh made with yeast is softer and fluffier. CHINESE VERSION: 黑糖马来糕 (酵母版)   Dark Brown Sugar Ma Lai Koh (with Yeast) | MyKitchen101en Ingredients: 3 eggs (grade A/size: L) 160 g (2/3 cup) evaporated milk 3 tbsps pandan juice (or plain water) 180 g (1.25 cups + 3 tbsps) plain flour 190 g (3/4 cup + 3 tbsps) dark brown sugar 1 tsp instant yeast 1/4 tsp fine salt 1 tsp baking soda/sodium bicarbonate...

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Strawberry Yogurt Ice-Cream (No Ice-Cream Machine)

Strawberry has a nice red colour and sour taste, when paired with plain yogurt, it creates a great Strawberry Yogurt Ice-Cream with a nice colour. CHINESE VERSION: 草莓优格冰淇淋-无需冰淇淋机!   Strawberry Yogurt Ice-Cream (No Ice-Cream Machine) | MyKitchen101en Ingredients: 250 g (8.8 oz) strawberry flesh 1 tbsp lemon juice 125 g (1/2 cup + 2 tbsps) granulated sugar 240 g (1 cup) dairy whipping cream 200 g (3/4 cup + 1 tbsp) plain yogurt 2 tbsps condensed milk Directions: 1 Puree strawberry flesh with blender.   2 Add sugar and lemon juice to pureed strawberry, bring to the boil, then reduce...

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