Oatmeal Molasses Sandwich Bread

2018-02-13T10:46:31+00:00 Asian Inspired Recipe, Bread|

This is a very soft, fluffy and lightly sweet oatmeal molasses sandwich bread which uses water roux or tangzhong method, therefore the bread stays fresh for many many days… I always wanted to try using molasses in my baking, but somehow never got into it until I bumped into a bottle of molasses when looking for something else in the market isle. No surprise that bread was the first item that came to my mind…so here it is another adaptation of the bread recipes that I usually use, tangzhong method. Tangzhong is a roux made with water and flour and it is added to the rest of the ingredients. The pre-cooked roux adds a sort of gelatinization to the bread, [...]

Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

2018-03-02T16:42:44+00:00 Dessert/Sweet, Snack|

This is a very simple recipe for butterscotch and oatmeal cookies. The recipe is a classic and the combination of chewy oat and flavorful butterscotch is just so good.  These cookies are awesome and so simple to make them…I pretty much follow the recipe from here, just cut down the sugar since the butterscotch chips are pretty sweet.  The oat gives a slightly chewy texture…so good! I hope you have a chance to try them…   Ingredients: ½ cup unsalted butter or 1 stick, softened at room temperature 2 tablespoons granulated sugar ½ cup brown sugar 1 large egg, room temperature 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup all-purpose flour 1 ½ cup old fashioned oats ½ teaspoon [...]

Oatmeal Cookies

2018-01-28T13:55:33+00:00 Dessert/Sweet, Snack|

There are hundreds, if not thousands of different recipes for oatmeal cookies…I cannot for sure tell you where I came up with this recipe. Of course by mixing, matching and trying different proportions from many recipes…and this is the recipe that I like to use when it comes to oatmeal cookies. I like my cookies chewy and my husband like them crunchy, so I bake the ones for him for a couple of minutes longer. In spite of a big list of different ingredients required for this recipe, most of them, if not all, are ingredients that we all have available, so here it is… Ingredients: ½ cup butter ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ¾ cup [...]