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Pandan Chiffon Cake

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I started to learn baking chiffon cakes two years back from one of my coworkers when she was learning from her roommate. I always love chiffon cake because it is light, fluffy and soft with enough moisture and not greasy at all.  I love all kind of desserts but Eric doesn’t. However chiffon cake is officially one of those cakes that he can gobble up a couple pieces with no problem and be gone the other day. That is one of the reasons I first learned the recipe so that we can enjoy it together.

I’ve tried a couple of chiffon cake recipes such as coffee, green tea and black tea versions. I would like to share the all- time favorite Pandan Chiffon Cake recipe. Pandan leaves also known as screwpine leaves. It has a sweet taste and nice aroma, it is used widely in cooking and baking in Malaysian cuisine with complement of a bright shade of green. In my previous posts, you can find a couple of dishes prepared with pandan leaves such as Pandan Shrimps, Black Glutinous Rice Dessert and Yam Dessert.

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Peanut Butter Pancakes

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Peanut Butter Pancakes with Peanut toppings and Honey Syrup

It was a nice Thanksgiving holiday morning without having to go to work, I felt so lazy to get up from the bed but my stomach was growling. Hungry. Time for breakfast. I opened the fridge and looked at all those leftover food from Thanksgiving. Thinking  “Nah, that is not the kind of food I want now, I need some real breakfast. I am making some pancakes. Yes, peanut butter pancakes.”

I grabbed some peanut butter from the cabinet, flour, egg, sugar, honey and butter. Starting my pancake preparation. About half an hour, breakfast was ready with a cup of hot coffee. Enjoy!

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Coffee Pecan Muffins

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I’ve made a batch of muffins this Sunday mainly for my breakfast of the week. I always love the banana nut muffins but since I didn’t have bananas on hand, I had to use whatever I could find in the house. Then it just came across my mind of using my favorite instant coffee Nestle Taster’s Choice with pecans I’ve found and brown sugar. Let’s make the Coffee Pecan Muffins. This recipe calls for a perfect combination of a nice strong coffee flavor complemented with the sweetness of brown-sugared pecans.

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