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Strawberry Muffins

Published March 31, 2013 by rainbow28

# Recipe from a book I saw from Expo – Popular Sale.  But I’ve forgotten the title.  This is suppose to be a Cherry Muffins but I only have strawberries.  Favourite!

I was feeling bored and decided to bake around 9pm.  Making myself perspire like nobody biz. 

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I tried to decorate with frosting but failed.  My frosting too watery.  End up, got to use strawberry to hide the imperfection.  keke….  Lousy me….

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I like the taste of the muffins.  Not too buttery and just right sweetness.  And this round, no overflowing at all.  Phew~ So going to bake this again.


75g butter

75g caster sugar

2 eggs beaten

75g self raising flour

1/2 tsp Almond extract (* I used Vanilla Essence)

110g candied (glace) cherry, chopped (* I used strawberries but I did not candied them)


75g icing sugar

2 tsp hot water


1. Beat butter & sugar till light & fluffy.

2. Gradually add the eggs alittle at a time and blend well.

3. Sift in flour & gently fold into the mixture with almond extract & cherries.

4. Spoon into the paper cup & bake for 12 – 15 minutes or till golden.

5. Preheat over @ 180 degree.

Frosting method:

Sift icing sugar into a bowl & stir in enough hot water to make a thick frosting.  You may search the web for better methods though.


Strawberry Jellyheart Cheesecake

Published March 5, 2013 by rainbow28

My nieces been asking me to make Jelly Heart Cake.  Was wondering what is that.  Finally, found a recipe that looks yummy from Happy Home Baking.

It’s really easy, just that after every steps, must wait for some time.  First step, 30 mins, second step, at least 4 hours and last but not least…  I cut my cake the next day.  🙂

My niece came to my house after school.  She had 2 pcs and said it’s yummy.  And she packed 2 pcs home too.  hee….  Glad she likes it. 





110g digestive biscuits(about 8 pieces), chopped into fine crumbs

40g melted butter


250g cream cheese, soften at room temperature

50g icing sugar 1 tablespoon gelatin powder

40ml boiling water

1 teaspoon vanilla essence

1 box Jelly crystal (strawberry flavour)

1 cup boiling water 1 cup cold water

Some strawberries, cut into heart shapes


1. Mix biscuit crumbs & melted butter together and press firmly with the help of a spoon onto the base of a 18cm cake tin. Chill for 30 minutes.
2. Place gelatin powder and boiling water in a bowl. Heat a pot filled with some water until just simmering and place the bowl inside the pot. Dissolve gelatin and boiling water in the bowl. Keep warm.
3. With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese , icing sugar and vanilla essence until smooth & creamy. Blend in gelatin solution and mix well.
4. Pour the cheese mixture into the cake tin. Layer the strawberries on the cheese mixture. Chill for at least 3 to 4 hours.
5. Dissolve the jelly crystal in the cup of boiling water, followed by the cold water. Pour the jelly on the cheese mixture. Let it set before removing from the cake tin.