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Dulce de leche cream macarons

This is the first time I use the silicon baking mat to bake French macarons, I'm glad I bought it, It's worthed.
I'm obsessed with the French macarons at first bite,  Since then I keep try and trying to make it, even though sometimes it's not work out the way I wanted.

I try to make it looks better each time, as far on round shape my new purchased silicon baking mat help me a lot to keep round shape, to stay round on the mat until ready to put in the oven and I'm happy with it.

This time I made dulce de leche macarons filing with two combination ingredients cream cheese and dulche de leche, it taste like caramel cheesecake on macarons, Now that's a winer ;)





Ingredients :
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1 cup confectioner's sugar
- 2 eggs white
- 3 Tbsp granulate sugar

Filling :
- 8 oz philadelpia cream cheese /room temperature
- 6 Tablespoon dulche de leche


Preparations :
- Line two cookies sheet with silicon baking mate
combine powdered sugar,almond flour in a f…

Nutella caramel eclairs

I have leftover of dulce de leche / caramel that I need to use up soon,but I don't have enough to make anything with it, So I mix it with nutella to make topping for mini eclairs, It was perfect bite size eclairs with rich combination of caramel and nutella.



Pastry:
- 8 Tbsp unsalted butter plus extra for greasing
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup all purpose flour,shifted
- 4 eggs, beaten

Filling :
- 1/2 cup nutella
- 1/2 cup dulce de leche / caramel

Direction :

Preheat the oven to 425 F/220 C
grease two baking sheets,Heat the butter and water in a pan until boiling.

remove from the heat,quickly tip in the flour and beat until smooth,transfer to a bowl.

Gradually beat in the eggs with an electric handheld mixer,until glossy.

spoon into a piping bag with a large plain nozzle and pipe up to eighteen 31/2-inch/9-Cm finger on the baking sheets

Bake in the preheat oven for 12- 15 minutes,until golden brown
Cut a slit down the side of each eclair to release steam,bake for another 2 minutes,cool on wire rack.

mix t…

Creme coconut curd macarons

I use matcha green tea powder to add color and taste on this macarons and filled with store-bought Dickinsons creme coconut curd  it turn out taste really well together.

Compare to the first green tea macarons  I made last year, This time is definitely looks better and smoother, I still learn how to make it looks perfect, So never give up to try again and again!




Ingredients :
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon almond flour
- 2 1/4 teaspoon matcha ( green tea ) powder
- 2 egg white room temperature
- 5 tablespoon granulated sugar

Filling:
Creme coconut curd


Preparations :
- Line two cookies sheet with parchment paper
combine powdered sugar,almond flour and  matcha powder in a food processor,pulse into fine powder
sift mixture into medium bowl,discard large pieces

- beat egg whites in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until foamy,beat with vanilla add granulated sugar,beating at high speed 2-3 minutes until mixture foam stiff,shiny peaks

- add half of flour mixture to …

Green tea coconut cream latte

Is nice to have three days off in a row without a plan, So I can do anything I want but I try to keep busy with something I love,cooking and baking in my tiny kitchen.
Cardio exercises longer than usual because I love the foods so I have to keep balance between what I ate and exercises regularly it's very important.

Anyway after I made green tea macarons, I treat my self with fist time made simple green tea latte with coconut cream and fresh grated nutmeg as a twist , It was perfect that what I want it and is dairy free as well.



Ingredients :  serve for 2
- 2 1/2 cups almond milk
- 2 Tbsp matcha green tea
- 1  Tbsp honey/sugar
- 2 Tbsp coconut cream
- pinch of nutmeg

Preparation:
In a sauce pan heat almond milk until slightly boiling, add  matcha green tea and sugar  or honey whisk until dissolved, pour into two coffee cups add a tablespoon coconut cream on each cup and sprinkle with fresh grated nutmeg as optional stir and ready to serve.



Pb banana nutella roll-up

If you are a fan of peanut butter and nutella you will like this rolled up,  Especially roll together with banana in warm flour tortilla and drizzle with caramel sauce, Oh it was messy-lycious :) That what I describe about this roll up, messy and delicious :) and you only need few minutes to prep and serve.




Ingredients :
- 2  sheets flour tortilla
- 2 Tablespoon peanut butter ( creamy  or crunchy)
- 2 Tablespoon nutella
- 2 banana
- caramel sauce (optional)

Preparations :
In a small bowl mix peanut butter and nutella until combine
Heat flour tortilla in skillet about 10 second until soft
Spread peanut butter nutella mixture on flour tortilla
Slice a banana and put on top of spread mixture and roll it, cut in half and drizzle with caramel sauce if you like.