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Yoghurt scrolls

Posted by Bake Club on Sunday, June 29, 2014, In : bread 

By Frances
This recipe is from I Quit Sugar Kids by Sarah Wilson. She uses mainly rice malt syrup and other natural sweeteners instead of sugar. I like the savoury version best - vegemite and cheese.
Dough Base
* 1 cup yoghurt (thicker the better)
* About 2 cups self raising flour, plus extra for dusting
* Additional topping ingredients (see below)

Preheat oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
Mix dough ingredients in a bowl until they start to come together into a ball. Turn out...
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Pistachio cake

Posted by Bake Club on Thursday, June 5, 2014, In : big cakes 

By Frances
I'm on a roll with Julie Le Clerc's Favourite Cakes. I love cakes with nuts in them!
90g butter, softened
1/3 c sugar (I used organic golden)
2 eggs
1/3 c plain yoghurt
1 c gluten-free flour (I used rice)
1 tsp baking powder
2/3 c ground pistachio nuts
2 Tbs extra ground nuts
honey to drizzle

Preheat oven to 180C. Line a 20cm cake tin.
Cream butter and sugar until pale. Add eggs and beat well. Stir in yoghurt then sifted flour, baking powder and nuts.
Spread mixture into tin. Bake for 60 min or...
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Raspberry yoghurt muffins by Frances

Posted by Bake Club on Saturday, July 28, 2012, In : small cakes 

I adapted this from a loaf recipe. You can put this batter in any size tin, really. I like the tanginess the yoghurt adds to the mix.

cooking oil spray

1 cup frozen raspberries

1/2 cup brown sugar

2 eggs, lightly beaten

3/4 cup low-fat vanilla yoghurt

1 3/4 cups self-raising flour

1/3 cup ground almonds

 

Preheat oven to 180ºC. Spray an 11x21cm loaf pan or 12 muffin tins/cases with cooking oil. Line the base and two long opposite sides with n...


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Ginny’s plum cake

Posted by Bake Club on Thursday, February 16, 2012, In : big cakes 

I adapted a recipe for 'Fresh Plum Cake with Yoghurt' by Amanda Laird that appeared in Viva recently (http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=10781284)

Serves 8-12 (1 x 24 cm cake)

500g plums (ish)
1 cup caster sugar
250g butter
3 eggs
1/2 cup milk + 1/4 cup yoghurt
Finely grated zest of 1 large lemon
1 tsp vanilla extract
1+1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup semolina
4 tsp baking powder

Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a 24cm springform tin (if no springform...


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Frances does Jamie’s honey and pistachio semolina cake

Posted by Frances Chan on Saturday, May 21, 2011, In : big cakes 


I quite enjoyed Jamie Oliver's TV series travelling to different cities. In Athens he whipped us this cake and I recreated it with success using homemade yoghurt.
5 eggs
225g yoghurt
225g caster sugar
75g ground almonds
zest of lemon and orange
150g plain flour
200g polenta or semolina
2 tsp baking powder
200ml olive oil

Syrup:
100ml honey
juice of lemon and orange
150g toasted, chopped pistachios

Mix all the ingreds and pour into 20-22cm cake tin greased and floured. ...


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Super Size Me 5 – Taking bites of the Big Apple

Posted by Frances Chan on Tuesday, May 17, 2011, In : food blog 


Spring has sprung in NYC - tulips at the Rockefeller Center; view from the Top of the Rock

My final instalment of this trip is about our five holiday days in New York. Accommodation hassles and pounding the pavement tired us out somewhat, so we sought solace in good food, and weren’t disappointed. We arrived at Greenwich Village on a spectacular sunny Sunday and Bleecker St was buzzing. I had a hankering for comforting Italian and we fortuitously came across the original Ra...


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Ginny made these chocolate cookies with cacao nibs and lime on the same night the All Blacks beat the Wallabies 20-10 to retain the Bledisloe Cup

Posted by Bake Club on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, In : cookies 

1 cup of butter
3/4 cup of brown sugar
3/4 cup of white granulated sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
2 1/2 teaspoons of heavy cream or yoghurt
1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour
3/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
1 teaspoon of kosher salt
3/4 cup of cocoa nibs
Zest of one large lime

1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Beat the butter and sugars together for about two minutes at me...


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Frances Chan is a freelance editor/proofreader who has written a couple of children's books and writes for Weekend Notes. She also loves to bake. She shares some of her adventures, culinary or otherwise, on Instagram.


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