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Oreo Cheesecake November 27, 2007

Filed under: Baking,Cheesecakes — rainz @ 6:12 am
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My Cheesecake does not have that attractive look yet but it is still edible.  I will try to make it better by practising.  I cut a small slice to test out before i put in the fridge and this is the only picture i took.  Sorry for that… Hahaha. 

2 Tbls. melted butter OR margarine
1 1/2 cups Oreo® cookie crumbs
2 packets of philadelphia cream cheese. (That is the only cream cheese found in singapore supermarket)
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3 eggs – room temperature
1 cup sour cream – room temperature
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tsp. vanilla extract
one pinch of salt

Combine butter and cookie crumbs; press evenly into the bottom of a greased springform pan or square tin and put it inside the fridge for half an hour.
-Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
-Beat in sugar and then eggs.
-Stir in sour cream, flour, vanilla, and salt.
-Gently stir in 5 chopped cookies.
-Pour mixture into springform pan; top with remaining chopped cookies.
-Bake on the top rack of a 325 degree oven for 75 minutes.
-Turn off the oven, prop the door open several inches, and allow cake rest in oven for 1 hour.
-Refrigerate overnight.


Simple Chocolate Cake November 19, 2007

Filed under: Baking,Chocolate Cakes,Recipes — rainz @ 5:11 pm
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Today i just made this cake with my friends. It was such a success that we applauded for this heavenly treat.  


1) 1/2 Cup Butter (Softened)

2) 3/4 cup sugar

3) 1 tsp vanilla essence

4) 2 eggs lightly beaten

5) 1 1/4 cup plain flour

6) 3 tbsp of unsweetened cocoa powder

7) 1 1/4 baking powder

8) 1 cup of milk

9) A small handful of choc chips, melted


1) Beat Butter first and followed by sugar and vanilla essence.

2) Gradually beat in the eggs until light and fluffy

3) Sift Flour, Cocoa Powder, Baking Soda together into a bowl.

4) Fold in flour, milk  and melted chocolate into the egg mixture until well blended.

5) Pour the mixture into a grease tin and bake for 40 mins with temperature of 180 Degree Celsius or until the cake is cooked when tested with a toothpick.  The toothpick should come out clean.  Stand the cake in the tin for 5mins before turning onto a wire rack to cool.

Chocolate Glaze

1/2 cup of dark chocolate

2 tbsp of milk

2 tbsp of butter(* If the chocolate look dry, add abit of milk in)

Instruction:Glaze the chocolate over the cake with a cake knife.  Decorate with strawberries or kiwi if you want.


Awfully Chocolate Cake (YUMMY) November 11, 2007

Filed under: Chocolate Cakes — rainz @ 12:21 pm
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Awfully Chocolate Cake

August 26 was my birthday.  This birthday cake was given by my lovely darling and the cake was from Awfully Chocolate Pte Ltd(www.awfullychocolate.com). I really love their chocolate cake.  You even have to order their cake in advance just to avoid disappointment.  Their variety are limited and they sell only one type of cake. Simple dark chocolate cake between layers of dark and rich chocolate fudge.  YUMMY….. 😛

Best of all, they provide QUALITY, DARK CHOCOLATE.  I would rate them Number 1 in chocolate cakes.  Another favourite chocolate cake is Lana Cakeshop.  I have tried their chocolate cake but I still prefer Awfully Chocolate. So which one do you prefer?  Awfully Chocolate or Lana Cake?  I guessed this is up to individual.