Gail’s Marshmallow balls

Ingredients: packet of white and pink marshmallows 1 1/2 packets malt biscuits, crushed 1 tin sweetened condensed milk 1 TBSP syrup 2 TBSP cocoa 50gms butter coconut Directions: 1. Place the condensed milk, butter, and cocoa in a saucepan and heat gently until mixture is melted together. 2. Add the crushed biscuits to the mixture…

Malaysian Meat Jerky / Bak Kwa

500gm mince meat (I used pork for the above) 1  1/2 tbsp fish sauce or kecap manis 2 tbsp light soya sauce (or 1 tbsp light, 1 tbsp dark soy sauce) 1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine 1/2 cup sugar Marinate meat for at least 2 hours or overnight in the fridge. Line a baking tray…

Gladdy’s Fruit Loaf

1 . Boil for 5 minutes and then set aside to cool: 2 cups sugar 50g butter 400gm any dried fruit/nuts 2 cups water 2 . Dissolve 1 tsp baking soda in 1/4 cup milk.  Add to cooled ingredients. 3.  Sift together 3 cups flour, 1 tsp mixed spice and add. 4.  Grease and line…

Kek Batik (Malaysian Fudge)

225gm butter 1 egg 1/2 can condensed milk 150gm arrowroot or Marie biscuits, break into quarters 150gm Milo 75gm cocoa 1/4 cup icing sugar Method: 1. Soften butter but do NOT melt.  Cream butter in a pot. 2. Add condensed milk, egg and cream the mixture 3. Add Milo and cocoa powder gradually, cream till…

Spiced Date and Walnut Muffins

Spiced Date and Walnut Muffins 1/2 cup chopped dates 1/2 cup boiling water 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs Dry ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 cup wholemeal flour 1/2 cup brown sugar, lightly packed 3 tsp baking powder 2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped Optional : cream cheese…

SWISS STEAK

4 servings 1/2 cup flour1 tsp salt1/2 tsp pepper500 – 600 gm topside steak cut 2cm thick (I used rump)2 – 4 Tbsp cooking oil4 medium onions (I used 2)1 1/2 cups tomato juice or stewed tomatoes or 1 cup tomato puree and 1/2 cup stock or water (I used puree+water)1 – 2 tsp sugar…

GINGERBREAD LOAVES

225 gm butter1 cup each: golden syrup / light muscovado or brown sugar2 cups flour1 tsp each : baking soda / baking powder1 tbsp ground ginger1/2 tsp each : mixed spice / cinnamon2 eggs, lightly beaten1 cup milk Preheat oven to 180 deg C. Line two 11x22cm loaf pans with baking paper melt butter, golden…

CARROT CAKE

1 cup flour1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt1 cup sugar2 eggs1 1/2 cup grated carrot1/2 cup veg oil1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional) sift dry ingredients togetherbeat eggs and oil, add sugar, sifted dry ingredients, carrots and nuts Bake at 175 deg C for 25 to 30 min.