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Banana Apple Muffins with Oats

To mention a few, banana is a great energy booster; it contains high dose of trytophan, a hormone that eventually gives you a happy relaxed feeling, iron-rich food which could improve your blood health and most of all its a good source of potassium, essential for muscular metabolism. These benefits from banana could be the primary reasons why athletes, body-builders, gym goers and the like always include banana in their afterwork out diet.

Carrot Cake Recipe II

During the Middle Ages when sweeteners were difficult to find, carrots were used as substitute in most European sweet cakes. Carrots along with beets, contain more sugar than most other root crops.

Chocolate Decadence

One of the very first recipes Noulan's Kitchen has developed is the chocolate decadence cake. It is a very fast moving delicacy which turns everyone who tasted it to be in cloud 9.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Baking Tips: Useful information on conversion of measuring units

Recipes from different parts of the world use different units of measurement. This helpful tips will guide you on the appropriate conversions are most commonly used in baking.All of these conversion guides are based on approximation. For further baking tips on conversion visit  recipetips.com.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Black and White Cookies Recipe

Black and white cookies commonly known as half moon cookies or half and half cookies have been staple at restaurants, delis, coffee shops, and bakeries all over New Year for over a century. These dome shaped cookies are easily identified because of its two frosting design, one half of the cookie is covered with white sugar glaze and the other half with a chocolate fondant frosting. This recipe  I am going to share is very simple to prepare which I got from Joyofbaking.com. This version of half moon cookies is a cross between a cookie and a cake with strong vanilla and lemon taste. In baking these cookies, it is very important not to over bake in order to maintain its cake-like texture. Remove from oven once the edges and bottoms of the cookies begin to turn brown.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Cranberry Walnut Bread for Christmas

This is an easy to make recipe appropriate for Christmas. For some who don't like the bitter strong taste of fruitcakes, and the hard stiff texture of glazed fruits, Cranberry Walnut bread is just one good substitute as gift items to your friends and office mates for this upcoming Holiday Seasons.

Yield: 2 loaves

  •     115 g butter
  •     375 g white sugar
  •     3 eggs, beaten
  •     500 g all-purpose flour
  •     1 tsp (6g) salt
  •     2.5 tsp (12g) baking powder
  •     5 g (1 tsp) baking soda
  •     350 ml orange juice
  •     12 g orange zest
  •     220 g chopped cranberries
  •     100 g chopped walnuts
  1.     Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two loaf pans with 8x4 dimension.
  2.     In a clean dry bowl, mix together butter, sugar and eggs.
  3.     In a separate bowl, mix together the sifted flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda. 
  4.     Add the flour mixture into the butter mixture alternately with orange juice.
  5.     Mix in the orange rind, cranberries and walnuts. 
  6.     Continue stirring slowly until just combined and pour into prepared pans.
  7.     Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

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