Monday, March 05, 2007


yesterday is the 15th day of CNY , it is also the last day of CNY..
hmm..time do flies..
during this CNY, no doubt i put on pretty much weight..all the chinese delicacies and cookies are the 'killer'..haha..but i am used to it already..choco often call me 为食猪..
it's the day, yet i am still posting something about chinese new year..
i told y' posts are kind of overdued...

i made 元宝cupcakes during CNY to serve my relatives and other guest..they love it~~ ^.^

元宝cupcakes recipe:

125g caster sugar
125g unsalted butter
125g self-raising flour
2 eggs
1 tsp orange juice
1/2 tsp orange zest
2-3 tbsp milk

1/2 cup unsalted butter
3 cups icing sugar
1/4 cup orange juice
1/2 tsp orange zest

sugar + butter ---> beat well till milky yellow
add in eggs one by one---> beat well
pour in milk ----> mix well
pour in orange juice ---> mix well
add it shifted flour bit by bit
add in orange zest
bake 180 degree celcius , 20 minutes



beat butter till yellowish white
add icing sugar bit by bit---> beat till white
add orange juice and zest----> mix well


after both cupcakes and icing are done...
squeeze the icing on the top of the cupcakes


put on a 元宝chocolate


refrigerate for at least 1 hour to let the icing harden a little tasting time~~



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