Posts tagged: desserts

Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge

Peanut butter fudge is a sweet and delicious dessert recipe for all the peanut butter lovers out there! It is a quick and easy to prepare recipe with just a few ingredients. Others may add maple syrup as an alternative for vanilla extract.

Ingredients:

• 1 cup whipping cream
• 100 grams regular butter
• 2 x 400 grams cans sweetened condensed milk
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter

Instructions:

Set a medium saucepan.
Add 2 x 400 grams cans of sweetened condensed milk, 100 grams regular butter, 1 cup of whipping cream, 1 tsp vanilla extract, and 3/4 cup smooth peanut butter.
Turn heat to medium.
Stir to combine.
Continue stirring until the mixture thickens.
Remove from heat.

Prepare a 25 x 15 cm dish.
Lightly grease and line it with parchment.
Pour the mixture in the dish.
Spread it evenly in the dish and smoothen the surface.
Let it cool.
Place inside the fridge and chill for 2 hours or until set.
Cut into bite-size pieces using a sharp knife.
Serve immediately and enjoy!

Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UG9fmtIAKQc

Mizu-Yokan (Easy Dessert Recipe)

Mizu-Yokan, or simply Yokan, is a jelly dessert that originated from Japan. Its main ingredients are agar powder, red bean paste and sugar. You can add sliced chestnuts, azuki bean, or persimmons in the mixture. It is best to eat it chilled. This recipe takes about 15 minutes. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

• 3 pieces chestnut (simmered in syrup, sliced in half)
• 30 grams Dainagon Amanatto (a large type of candied azuki bean)
• 30 grams sugar
• 150 grams Koshian (red bean paste)
• 200 ML water
• A pinch of salt
• 1 tsp agar powder

Instructions:

Prepare a takoyaki mold.
Place a sliced chestnut in each mold (6 molds).
Place 5-6 Dainagon Amanatto in each mold (6 molds).
Keep other molds without chestnut and Dainagon Amanatto (6 molds).
Set aside.

Set a pot and add water.
Add agar powder and whisk to combine.
Switch the burner to medium heat.
Continue to whisk the mixture.
Once it starts boiling, reduce to low heat.
Let it simmer for 30 seconds until the agar powder dissolves.
Add sugar and continue to whisk until it dissolves.
Switch off the heat.
Add red bean paste.
Stir until the paste dissolves in the mixture.
Switch on the burner to low heat.
Add a pinch of salt.
Bring to a boil while whisking the mixture.
Once it starts boiling, remove the pot from the heat.
Switch off the burner.
Transfer the pot into a bowl filled with cold water.
Stir the mixture to let it cool down.
Pour mixture into each takoyaki mold.
You can use a toothpick to move the chestnut and Dainagon Amanatto around to fill the gaps with the mixture.
Fill the rest of the molds without chestnut and Dainagon Amanatto.
Place inside the fridge and chill for 30 minutes.
Once chilled, remove Mizu-yokan in each mold using a spatula.
Serve and enjoy!

Mizu-Yokan (Easy Dessert Recipe)
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxCxFMldAgg

Oven-Baked Blueberry Donuts

Oven-baked blueberry donuts are light, sweet, and tasty donuts for morning or early afternoon snacks. This recipe is super quick and easy to follow. It only takes about 30 minutes to prepare and cook this yummy treat.

Ingredients:

• 1 egg
• 1 cup plain all-purpose flour
• 1 tsp vanilla extract
• 1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
• 1/3 cup caster sugar
• 3/4 tsp baking powder
• 3/4 tsp baking soda
• 250 grams fresh blueberries

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 190 C.

Prepare a mixing bowl.
Add plain all-purpose flour, caster sugar, baking powder, and baking soda.
Stir the ingredients to combine well.
Set aside.

In another mixing bowl, add low-fat vanilla yogurt, egg, and vanilla extract.
Mix until well combined.
Add the mixture into the flour mixture.
Mix until well combined.
Add fresh blueberries.
Gently mix the blueberries with the mixture.
Set aside.

Prepare a donut sheet and lightly grease it.
Fill each mold with the mixture.
Place inside the preheated oven.
Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from the oven and transfer to a plate.
You can sprinkle with powdered sugar on top of each donut if you like.
Serve and enjoy!

Oven Baked Blueberry Donuts
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qqDVGHD8Jg