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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. I actually baked these cookies a little longer than the original recipe called for, I wanted them to have a bit more colour and crunch. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F) with rack in middle. Drop level tablespoons of dough about 1 1/2 inches apart onto baking sheets. 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! 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. 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. 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. 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

Orange and almond cake. Orange Cranberry Bread. Cranberry Nut Bread Recipe. Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer One of the most festive loaf breads you can make during the holidays is this cranberry orange nut bread!

Cranberry Nut Bread Recipe

It’s speckled brightly with day glow fuchsia cranberries, orange zest, and walnuts. Cranberry orange nut bread is a great loaf for late fall, early winter as cranberries, oranges, and walnuts are all in season. Buy an orange and squeeze it fresh to get the best juice for this recipe (grate the peel first). You can easily prep the cranberries by pulsing them a few times in the food processor, or manually cut them in half first, then do a rough chop. The result is a tangy, slightly sweet bread with occasional explosions of cranberry tartness, mellowed with walnuts. 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. 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.

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. Chocolate Orange Cream Cheese Pound Cake. 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.