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Showing posts with label Vanilla Essence. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Vanilla Essence. Show all posts

Monday, December 28, 2009

Z for "Zoo Cookies"

Z for "Zoo Cookies"

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla essence
  • 2 cups flour (maida)
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
Method:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree Fahreheit (F).
  2. Cream together butter and sugar.
  3. Add egg and vanilla.
  4. Stir in dry ingredients, add slowly to butter mixture.
  5. Roll out half of dough to 1/8" thickness.
  6. Cut animals shapes with cutter.
  7. Do the same for the remaining dough.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes.
  9. Cool and enjoy your zoo cookies.

Snacks Time (esp Xciting)

X'Citing Snacks:

Ingredients:
  • 2/3 cup plain flour
  • 1/3 tsp. soda bi-carbonate
  • 1/3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 cup condensed milk
  • 1/3 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup chocolate gems
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla essence and a pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

Method of Preparation:
  • Sieve the flour with the soda bi-carbonate and baking powder and keep aside.
  • Cream the butter and brown sugar till light and fluffy.
  • Add all the other ingredients and mix well.
  • Press this mixture into a greased 150mm X 150 mm (6"X6") baking tray.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree Celsius (or 360 degree Fahrenheit) for 30 to 40 minutes till the crust is golden brown.
  • Cut into rectangles while hot and store when cool.

Monday, December 21, 2009

V for Vanilla Custard

Vanilla Custard:

Ingredients:

300 ml milk
1 tbsp custard powder
1/2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla essence


Method:
Mix custard powder with 1/4 cup of milk and form into a smooth paste
Boil remaining milk
Add paste to heated milk and stir until thick
Remove from heat
Add vanilla essence
Serve custard alone or pour over cake, fruit etc.