Mini Chocolate Cupcake


Ingredients:
Cupcake:
1 teaspoon white vinegar
3/4 cup evaporated milk
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil

Frosting:
1/3 cup butter
2/3 cup cocoa powder
2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Dissolve vinegar in evaporated milk and set aside. In a bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
2. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, sugars, oil and vanilla extract until smooth.
3. Pour half of the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and gently mix. Pour half of the milk mixture and gently mix. Pour the remaining wet ingredients then milk mixture. Mix until just combined. Do not overmix.
4. Pour batter in prepared mini cupcake pan with cupcake liners. Fill only halfway as the batter will rise when baked.
5. Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.
6. Remove from oven and let it cool for 5 minutes before removing from the pan.

Part 2
1. To make the frosting, in a small sauce pan melt butter over low heat then add sugar and cocoa powder. Stir until the mixture is smooth and thick. Remove from heat then let it cool. Add milk and vanilla then whisk until mixture becomes soft.
2. Frost top of the cupcakes. Serve and enjoy!

Banana Raisin Bread


Ingredients:
4 ripe bananas, mashed
1/4 cup raisins, set aside some for toppings
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 pieces egg
1 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vinegar dissolved in 1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoon banana flavoring or vanilla extract

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, eggs, vegetable oil, milk, and flavoring. Mix together until well combined. In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until well combined. Fold in the mashed banana and raisins.

2. Pour batter in prepared loaf pan until 3/4 full. Top with remaining raisins.

3. Bake in preheated oven at 150 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted at the middle comes out with few crumbs (not wet batter). Remove from oven and let cool. Run a knife around the pan to remove the bread.

Simple Chocolate Cupcake with Choco Frosting


Yield: 16 medium cupcakes

Ingredients:
Cupcake:
1 teaspoon white vinegar
3/4 cup evaporated milk
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup vegetable oil

Frosting:
1 cup butter (cold)
2 cups confectioner’s sugar
4 tablespoon cocoa powder

Procedures:
1. Dissolve vinegar in evaporated milk and set aside. In a bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.

2. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, sugars, oil and vanilla extract until smooth.

3. Pour half of the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, and gently mix. Pour half of the milk mixture and gently mix. Pour the remaining wet ingredients then milk mixture. Mix until just combined. Do not overmix.

4. Pour batter in prepared cupcake pan with cupcake liners. Fill only halfway as the batter will rise when baked.

5. Bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.

6. To make the frosting, beat the butter until creamy. Add the sugar until well incorporated. Add the cocoa powder and continue beating until the mixture becomes soft.

Dulce De Leche Cheesecake


Ingredients:
For the Crust:
2 cups crushed grahams
6 tablespoon butter, melted
4 tablespoon sugar

For the Filling:
3 packs cream cheese, softened
1 1/4 cups white sugar
3 eggs
1 cup sour cream
3 tablespoon flour
3 teaspoon vanilla extract

Dulce de Leche:
1/2 cup condensed milk
1 cup evaporated milk
1 piece egg yolk
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon butter

Procedures:
Part 1 (Crust)
1. In a bowl, mix together the crushed grahams, butter and sugar until the mixture is moistened.
2. Press the mixture into round cake pan. Chill in the refrigerator while preparing the filling.

Part 2 (Filling)
1. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs, sour cream, vanilla and mix until well combined. Add flour and mix until just combined.
2. Pour the cream cheese mixture into the prepared crust.
3. Bake in preheated oven at 350 Fahrenheit for 60 minutes. After baking, let it stay in the oven for at least 60 minutes.

Part 3(dulce de leche):
1. In a saucepan combine the condensed milk, evaporated milk, egg yolk, and cornstarch. Mix until the egg and cornstarch are well blended.
2. Cook over medium heat while stirring consistently until mixture becomes thick around 20-30 minutes.
3. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and butter.Let it cool.
4. Top cheesecake with dulce de leche. Chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Dulce De Leche Banana Bread


Ingredients:
4 ripe bananas, mashed
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 pieces eggs
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoon buttermilk dissolved in 1/2 cup water
2 tablespoon banana flavoring or vanilla extract

Dulce de Leche:
1/2 cup condensed milk
1 cup evaporated milk
1 piece egg yolk
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon butter

Procedures:
Part 1(banana bread)
1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, eggs, vegetable oil, buttermilk, and flavoring. Mix together until well combined. In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until well combined. Fold in the mashed banana.

2. Pour batter in prepared loaf pan until 3/4 full.

3. Bake in reheated oven at 150 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted at the middle comes out with few crumbs (not wet batter). Remove from oven and let cool. Run a knife around the pan to remove the bread. Set aside.

Part 2(dulce de leche):
1. In a saucepan combine the condensed milk, evaporated milk, egg yolk, and cornstarch. Mix until the egg and cornstarch as well blended.

2. Cook over medium heat while stirring consistently until mixture becomes thick around 20-30 minutes.

3. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and butter.Let it cool.

4. Top banana bread with dulce de leche. Serve and enjoy.

Banana and Nuts Muffin


Ingredients:
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 pieces egg
1 cup white sugar
2 tablespoon buttermilk dissolved in 1/2 cup water
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 ripe bananas, mashed
2 tablespoon banana flavoring or vanilla extract
1/4 cup cashew nuts, chopped

Procedures:

Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, eggs, vegetable oil, buttermilk, and flavoring. Mix together until well combined. In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until well combined. Fold in the mashed banana.

2. Fill each nonstick muffin cup with batter until 3/4 full. Top with chopped nuts.

3. Bake in a preheated oven at 150 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted at the middle comes out with few crumbs (not wet batter). Remove from oven and let cool.

Banana Nut Bread


Ingredients:
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 pieces egg
1 cup white sugar
2 tablespoon buttermilk dissolved in 1/2 cup water
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 ripe bananas, mashed
2 tablespoon banana flavoring or vanilla extract
1/4 cup nuts,chopped (in this recipe we used candied cashew nuts) optional

Note:you can substitute then buttermilk mixture with 1/2 cup milk mixed with 1 tablespoon vinegar.

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine the sugar, eggs, vegetable oil, buttermilk, and flavoring. Mix together until well combined. In another bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients until well combined. Fold in the mashed banana.

2. Pour batter in prepared loaf pan until 3/4 full. Top with chopped nuts.

3. Bake in reheated oven at 150 degrees F for 40-45 minutes or until toothpick inserted at the middle comes out with few crumbs (not wet batter). Remove from oven and let cool. Run a knife around the pan to remove the bread.

One Bowl Mayo Chocolate Cake


Yield: 1 8-inch round cake

Ingredients:
Chocolate Cake
1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 1/2 cup warm instant coffee
2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Chocolate Ganache:
1 cup dark chocolate, chopped
1 cup all purpose cream

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Preheat oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Lightly grease 8 inch round pan.
2. Mix the flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda, and baking powder. Stir in the mayonnaise. Gradually add the coffee until well blended. Add the vanilla extract and mix. Pour the batter into the cake pan.
3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Remove and cool before frosting.

Part 2
1. In a pan,heat the heavy cream over medium heat. When cream starts to boil, remove from heat and pour over the chopped chocolates and whisk until smooth. Allow the ganache to cool before frosting the cake.

Classic Red Velvet Cupcake


Ingredients:
1 1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup milk
4 tablespoon red food color
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
red velvet crumb

Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:
200 grams cream cheese, softened
60 grams butter, softened
2 cups confectioners sugar, sifted
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
A dash of salt

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine flour, unsweetened cocoa, baking soda and salt then mix well. Set aside.

Part 2
1. Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy (around 5 minutes).
2. Beat in eggs one at a time then mix in the sour cream, food color, and vanilla.
3. Add flour mixture gradually until just blended. (Do not overbeat as this will make the cupcake dry and hard.)

Part 3
1. In a muffin pan, line muffin cups then fill-in batter up to 2/3 of the muffin cup.
2. Bake in preheated oven at 300 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes or until done. (Cupcakes is done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.). Let it cool.

Part 4
1. In a electric mixer, whip butter on medium speed for 5 minutes or until becomes creamy.
2. Add cream cheese, sour cream, vanilla and salt then keep mixing for another 5 minutes or until becomes light and fluffy.
3. Add sugar then beat until smooth.
4. Scoop and spread the frosting on top of cupcakes. Sprinkle with red velvet crumb.
Refrigerate before serving.

Crema de Fruta


Ingredients:
sponge cake, slice into 2 layers
1 can slices of peaches, well drained
1 can slices of pineapple, well drained
1 small bottle cherries, well drained

Cake Syrup:
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water

Custard Cream:
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup flour
3 cups evaporated milk
4 egg yolks
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Gelatin:
1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
2 cups pineapple juice
2 cups water
1/4 cup sugar

Procedures:
Part 1 (Custard Cream):
1. In a saucepan, combine flour, milk, water and sugar then cook in a medium heat. Stir constantly until thickens.
2. Add egg yolks, butter and vanilla extract, cook for another 2-3 minutes or until well blended. Stir well and let it cool, set aside.

Part 2 (Cake Syrup):
1. In a saucepan, pour water and add sugar, cook over low heat until sugar has dissolved. Set aside.

Part 3 (Gelatin):
1. In a saucepan, boil water and add unflavored gelatin, pineapple juice and sugar.
2. Simmer until gelatin is dissolved. Set aside.

Part 4 (Assembly):
1. In a rectangular container, arrange 1st layer of sponge cake.
2. Pour half of cake syrup over the sponge cake, spread the custard cream on top and arrange the fruits.
3. Place the 2nd layer sponge cake then repeat step 2.
4. Pour gelatin on top, refrigerate over night or until gelatin is firm. Serve chilled.

Notes:
1. You may also used fruit cocktail.
2. Sponge cake is also available in grocery or bakery stores. (Sponge cake recipe).