background preloader

Orange

Facebook Twitter

Orange Choc Chip Buttermilk Cookies. Chocolate Chip Cookies.

Orange Choc Chip Buttermilk Cookies

They are my ultimate comfort food, especially the home baked ones. Nothing beats the smell of freshly baked cookies, it's like a hug. For your nostrils. Okay that sounds weird, but hopefully you know what I mean. Right now, I'm home alone for the first time in ages and looking forward to curling up on the couch with a glass of milk and a plate of warm, gooey cookies.

These cookies were whipped up after searching the internet for good recipes to use up my leftover buttermilk. These cookies are not going to be for everyone. Personally, I usually prefer crunchy choc chip cookies over chewy ones. Orange Chocolate Chunk Quick Bread. For breakfast or dessert, Orange Chocolate Chunk Quick Bread is perfect slathered with butter and paired with a hot cup of coffee.

Orange Chocolate Chunk Quick Bread

I’m all about citrus this month and I can not get enough of it. I find myself snacking on grapefruits, grabbing clementines every time I pass the fruit bowl and sneaking flavorful zest into everything I make. Salads, seafood and sweets are all perfect canvases to showcase the season’s bounty of citrus. I guess there could be worse things to be focused on, so at least there’s that. This week, I am all about the oranges. Orange Cream Cupcakes {Hello Summer} - I Heart Nap Time. By Alicia of The Baker Upstairs for I Heart Nap Time Hello again, I Heart Nap Time readers!

Orange Cream Cupcakes {Hello Summer} - I Heart Nap Time

I’m so excited to be part of I Heart Nap Time’s Hello Summer series this month! There have been so many fun ideas and yummy recipes shared already, and I’ve been totally inspired to make my summer even more delicious and fun. I love summer and always look forward to the warm nights, beach vacations, playing outside, and (best of all) the food! Summer is definitely the time of year when I eat the best, with all the fresh fruits and vegetables, the outdoor grilling, and so many delicious cold treats. The cupcakes themselves are so light and buttery, with just a hint of orange. Ingredients. Castella or Kasutera (Japanese Sponge Cake) Kasutera is a sponge cake made of sugar, flour, eggs, and honey.

Castella or Kasutera (Japanese Sponge Cake)

It is a specialty of Nagasaki Japan, but the cake is originally from Spain. The name is believed to derive from a region called Castilla. During the 16th century, a Portuguese ship came into Nagasaki, which used to be the port of Japanese commerce. Kasutera is made of natural ingredients, so its simple taste is a favorite of many Japanese people.

There are now many kinds of kasutera, made with various ingredients. Orange-yoghurt-muffin-cake. One of my favourite flavours, orange!

orange-yoghurt-muffin-cake

The tang just feels.... awakening! From Alex Goh's basic recipe, I adapted it into any flavour I want. As long as I maintain the ratio of ingredients. Iris, hope this step by step Chiffon cake will be of help to you. All the best in ur chiffon cake adventures. Orange Yoghurt Muffin Cake 酸乳橙蛋糕. Some cakes taste best when kept for days...

Orange Yoghurt Muffin Cake 酸乳橙蛋糕

This one is one of them. Guilt-free Orange & Almond Mini Cakes for Chinese New Year. Too much of a good thing can be wonderful ~ Mae West Ahhh January.

Guilt-free Orange & Almond Mini Cakes for Chinese New Year

Named after Janus, the god of the doorway in Roman mythology, January is the one (and probably only) month in the year when everyone is most likely to stick to their freshly made New Year resolutions. Yes January, also affectionately known as Post-Christmas-Binge-Detox month. And since this year Chinese New Year also falls in the month of January, it seems like a good month to try and be good.

After all the CNY feasting of course. For Chinese New Year, I really wanted to make something orangey. Orange Poppy Seeds Cake. Another cake recipe from Donna Hay's Modern Classics Book 2.

Orange Poppy Seeds Cake

This cake is really moist and crunchy of the poppy seeds. I reduced the sugar for the syrup to half a cup which turned out well for me. I didn't taste much of the orange flavour in this cake. Maybe the next time I will just use lemon. Cranberry, coconut and orange bread with yoghurt. Cranberry, coconut and orange bread with yoghurt 1½ cups (225g) plain (all-purpose) flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ⅔ cups (150g) caster (superfine) sugar 1 cup (75g) shredded coconut 1 cup sweetened dried cranberries 2 eggs, lightly beaten ⅓ cup (80ml) vegetable oil ½ cup (125ml) orange juice 1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind icing (confectioner's) sugar, for dusting 1 cup (280g) natural yoghurt, to serve Preheat oven to 160°C (320°F).

cranberry, coconut and orange bread with yoghurt

Sift the flour and baking powder into a large bowl and add the sugar, coconut, cranberries, eggs, oil, orange juice and orange rind and mix until well combined. Spoon the mixture into a greased 21cm x 10cm loaf tin lined with non-stick baking paper. Orange and almond cake. Orange and almond cake 2 oranges, washed 125g butter 1 cup (220g) caster (superfine) sugar 5 eggs 2 cups (240g) ground almonds (almond meal) ½ cup (75g) self-rising (all-purpose) flour, sifted 2 teaspoons baking powder orange syrup 1 cup (220g) white sugar 2 tablespoons orange juice 1⅓ cups (330ml) water Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).

orange and almond cake

Line the base of a 22cm cake tin with non-stick baking paper. To make the orange syrup, place the sugar, orange juice and water in a saucepan over medium heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Orange Cranberry Bread. Orange Cranberry Bread is one of my go-to quick breads that I make several times every year. I make it for myself, for my family, for gifts and for no good reason at all, just to share with friends. It is quick, easy and really outstanding as far as flavor goes. Cranberry Nut Bread Recipe. Pig Cake. I’m in sort of a potluck mood lately. I can’t explain it. I don’t know whether it’s that we haven’t had a potluck meal at our church for awhile…or that I miss all the weird and wonderful and warm foods on a potluck table…or that I’m just ready for things to get back to normal after all the Christmas and New Year rush…or that my fifth grade teacher blamed me for the weekly readers being out of order when it was really Andrew Hill that messed them all up—I don’t know.

Pistachio Cake. Warning: This is an extremely complicated recipe. Enter only if your skill level in the kitchen is very advanced. You have to forage for native-grown pistachios, then brine them and extract the nutmeat from the shells at just the right time. After that, you have to go through a lengthy process of drawing out the natural oils from the pistachios, which you’ll add to the cake, then rub on your wrist for good luck. Okay, so I’m just kidding. Devil Dogs. Raise your hand if you know what a Devil Dog is. Well, let me amend that: raise your hand if, to you, a Devil Dog is a chocolaty/cakey dessert with a whipped cream substance sandwiched between two pieces of chocolate cake. *Raises Hand* The other day when I tweeted that I was making Devil Dogs, it became clear to me that my Devil Dog perspective isn’t necessarily the status quo.

Some believed a Devil Dog to be what I believe a Devil Dog to be, but some believed a Devil Dog to be some kind of fancy hot dog concoction. Some still believed a Devil Dog to be a college mascot. Chocolate Orange Bundt Cake. Chocolate and orange are like a dream to me. Although my dream last night had nothing to do with chocolate and orange, and everything to do with watching some bizarre alley cat trying to eat giant hissing grasshoppers, or something.

I woke up wanting a thick slice of this cake for breakfast. You know, to make everything right in the world again. It’s that simple. Chocolate Orange Cream Cheese Pound Cake. What comforts you these days? My immediate comforts include pastel Easter candy, pizza from Delancey in Seattle, and hot coffee on hot coffee on hot coffee. Orange Bread Recipe. Orange Chiffon Cake Recipe. Orange Chiffon Cake: Separate the eggs while they are still cold. Place the egg yolks in one bowl and the whites (along with the extra egg white) in another. Orange Pineapple Muffins Recipe. Contact Us.