Sunday, April 12, 2015

Vanilla cream puffs

I love the softness about the cream puffs, slightly sweet and crisp on out side, the cream filling make this dessert taste special, you can fill with simple whipped cream or homemade vanilla cream, Just an idea if you like nutella add into vanilla cream it taste well together.

Ingredients : two dozen buns / puffs

- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 stick / 8 spoon unsalted butter room temperature
- 1 cup water
- 5 large eggs room temperature (one for egg wash)


Preheated oven on 400 F
Mix the flour with sugar and salt
In a sauce pan bring water and butter to boil until  about boiling and all the butter melted
Remove from the stove, add flour mixture and stir, Put back on the stove and stir about a minute or so let them cool or release the steam in mixer on low beat for about two minutes until lukewarm

Beaten 4 eggs  add into lukewarm flour paste little bit at a time, beat until you have smooth glossy paste
place teaspoon of the mixture on the baking sheet, make about 24 buns, leaving one inch a part between them
brush with egg wash
bake on 400 F for 15 minutes, then turn down the oven into 350 F and continue to bake for another 30-35 minutes until the bun are crisp,light and rich golden color
Split the bun in the middle and fill with whipped cream or vanilla cream

Vanilla Cream filling

Ingredients :
- 1 1/4 cup whole milk
- 1/2 of vanilla bean
- 3/4 sugar
- 3 egg yolks
- 2 Tbsp flour
- 2 Tbsp cornstarch

In a sauce pan brings milk to simmer with split vanilla bean on low heat
Meanwhile whisk egg yolks,sugar,flour and cornstarch until creamy
Add hot milk into egg yolks mixture little bit at a time, whisk until combine
put back into a sauce pan, brings to simmer and continue to whisk them, until thickened
remove from the stove, transfer into a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let them cool in the fridge
until ready to use

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Gluten free peanut butter nutella cookies

I made gluten free version of this standard peanut butter nutella cookies  I combined coconut flour and rice flour and I use vegetable oil and milk for moisturize the cookie batter instead of butter, It turn out really good it has chewy bite to it, Creaminess of peanut butter and nutella is good combination on these cookies.

Ingredients :
- 1 whole egg
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
- 2 eggs yolk
- 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
- 3/4 cup nutella
- 3/4 cup coconut flour
- 1/2 cup rice flour
- pinch of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 cup milk

Directions ;
In a mixer beat one whole egg,sugar and vegetable oil until light and fluffy
Add egg yolk one at a time, add creamy peanut butter and nutella and add egg yolk one at a time.

In a bowl combine coconut flour,rice flour,pinch of salt and baking soda, beat until combine

Preheat oven on 350 F
place parchment paper on baking pan
Shape the dough into a small , put on the baking pan within inch a part, made about 2 dozens or more.
Bake for 15 minutes or less.