IMG_8348my darling Fion had reached out to ask if i was keen to co-host this month’s Best Recipes with her
i mean, why not?
with chinese new year round the corner, how more apt can the cookies theme be?
so do remember to check back on the 15th of this month to link back your recipes!
and since we are welcoming the year of sheep, i shall start off by baking some little sheep soy milk cookies

Ingredients (makes six 5.5cm cookies)

50g vegetable shortening, room temperature
40g icing sugar, sifted
60g cake flour
40g rice flour
1 tbsp soy milk powder
2 tbsp soy milk

IMG_8343食材 (可做 6个 5.5厘米曲奇)

白油 50克,室温
糖霜 40克,过筛
蛋糕粉 60克
粘米粉 40克
豆浆饮料粉 1大匙
豆奶 2大匙


IMG_8345– cream shortening and icing sugar. add in soy milk and mix till well blended

– sift cake flour, rice flour and soy milk powder together into shortening mixture

– mix till you get a soft dough. do not over mix

– weigh out 45g of dough and knead in 1/2 tsp of black sesame powder
称出 45克面团,搓入半小匙黑芝麻粉

– take a small pinch of dough and mix in with a bit of strawberry powder

IMG_8333roll original and black sesame dough into 0.4cm thickness
prepare a 5.5cm round fluted cookie cutter, 3cm oval cookie cutter and L3cm egg shape cookie cutter
原面团和黑芝麻面团擀成 0.4厘米厚度的面皮
准备一个 5.5厘米花边圆形饼干模、一个3厘米椭圆形饼干模和一个长 3厘米的鸡蛋形饼干模

IMG_8334cut out 6 discs of round (body) and oval (head) shape cookies
裁切出 6片圆形(身体)和椭圆形(头部)面皮

IMG_8335repeat the same for black sesame dough using egg shape cookie cutter
黑芝麻面皮同样的也裁切出 6片鸡蛋形面皮

IMG_8336cut off one third of black sesame egg shaped dough with the oval shape cookie cutter. we will use the smaller portion for the face

IMG_8338place a piece of head and face cookie dough onto the body cookie dough

IMG_8339place sesame seeds to resemble eyes

IMG_8340roll small pieces of strawberry dough into balls and place between the eyes
roll thin strips of black sesame dough and coil to resemble horns. attach next to the face
finally, imprint any wording on cookie if desired

IMG_8345– bake in preheated oven of 170 degrees C for 10 mins or till the edges become golden brown
送入预热至 170摄氏度烤箱烤 10分钟或至边缘上色即可

IMG_8346I will be submitting this post to Best Recipes for Everyone Jan & Feb 2015 Event Theme: My Homemade Cookies organized by Fion of XuanHom’s Mom and co-hosted by me, Victoria Bakes
I hope that all bloggers will participate in this event and recommend your most popular cookies recipes to everyone
so start linking up your best cookie recipes on 15th January 2015 by clicking on the link below to participate in
BREE #6 ~ Jan~Feb 15 My Homemade Cookies

What you need to do is/参与规则:

Best_Recipes– Every post must display the BEST RECIPES badge along with it (see above) and linked back to organizer Fion of XuanHom’s Mom, and co-host Victoria Bakes
Example: I’m submitting this post to Best Recipes for Everyone Jan & Feb 2015 Event Theme: My Homemade Cookies organized by Fion of XuanHom’s Mom and co-hosted by Victoria Bakes
参与的贴子都需附上最棒食谱的徽章, 并将贴子链接回东道主 XuanHom’s Mom 家的Fion和协办之主Victoria Bakes
例如:我将把此贴子链接于东道主 XuanHom’s Mom 家的Fion和协办之主Victoria Bakes主办的 “一至二月份最棒食谱の我的拿手曲奇饼干”

– This event is open to all bloggers around the world and you can submit as many posts you want

– Most importantly, the post has to be current and needs to match with the THEME of the month

– All participating post must be your own bake/dish. If you are using a recipe from a book or website, please mention the title and author of the book or link of the website

i am also linking this to My Treasured Recipes #5 – Chinese New Year Goodies ~ Jan/Feb 2015 organised by Ah Bee of Everybody Eats Well in Flanders


Pollution index: gloomy in hong kong


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