Tag Archives: Pound Cake

Lemon cakes & happy Mother’s Day!

12 May

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We are in the midst of baking lemon cakes. This is Tart au Citron, a refreshing lemon tart with tart crust, creme d’amande (almond cream), lemon cream and italian meringue on top. I prepared many lemons for this class and also for the Weekend au Citron class for this coming weekend!

 

 

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I am looking forward to baking with you again. Have a great weekend and Mother’s Day!

 

Cheers,

Tomoko

 

 

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May 2017 Class Schedule*

19 Apr

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Hi!

Today I am posting May 2017 class schedule ^^. 

Our theme for May is fresh lemon! I will be introducing “Week-end Citron Cake“, a French style lemon butter cake as our new recipe. Week-end Citron originates from people baking this cake on weekends to share with their family members and loved ones. Since May 14th is Mother’s Day, I think it is a great way to celebrate this day^^.

I will also be teaching Tart au Citron and other cakes from April classes. Ramadan month is starting from end of May. Let’s enjoy baking next month again!

Here is the class schedule; *Please also refer to our Class Calendar.

 

1. Weekend Citron Cake & Lemon biscotti – Basic Class –

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Fresh and moist lemon butter cake

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Lemon & pistachio biscotti

DATE:        May 6th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

                    May 14th (Sun.) 11:00am-2:30pm

                    May 24th (Wed.) 11:00am-2:30pm

FEE:            RM200 (RM159 for members)

2. Tart au Citron & Creme Burlee *Repeat* – Premier Class – 

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Tart au Citron – Pate Sable, Creme d’amande and Lemon Cream

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DATE:        May 13th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

                    May 17th (Wed.) 11:00am-3:00pm

FEE:            RM210 (RM169 for members)

*For details of this class, kindly refer to my previous post Tart au Citron class.

3. Double Chocolat Cream Rollcake & Mini Caramel Nuts Cake *Repeat* – Basic Class –

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Moist chocolat rollcake with

2 kinds of chocolate cream

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Caramel Cake with almond & pumpkin seeds

DATE:      May 7th (Sun.) 11:00am-2:30pm 

    FEE:     RM200 (RM159  for members)

4. Yakigashi Special *Repeat* – Season Special Class-

*Coffee Walnuts Pound cake

*Blueberry Cheese Tart

*Coffee Nuts Cookie

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Three recipes for coming Ramadan month and following Raya celebration!

Many coffees are used in this class and will keep you awake! The tasting session is with the hand-dripped coffee, and I am asking the Coffee & Macaron class graduates to pour us a nice cup of coffee^^*.

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DATE:      May 28th (Sun.) 11:00am-3:30pm 

   FEE:      RM250 (RM195  for members)

*For details of this class, kindly refer to my previous post Yaigashi Special Class.

To register for the class, kindly email me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko).

Thank you so much and I am looking forward to hearing from you!!!

Cheers,

Tomoko

March 2017 Class Schedule*

21 Feb

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Hi there! Today I would like to post March 2017 class schedule! (Here is the class Calendar)

March 3rd is Children’s day in Japan for girls, called “Ohinamatsuri“. Japanese families with daughters put up Ohinamatsuri dolls in their houses for a month, and celebrate with special dishes such as chirashi-sushi, clam soup and strawberry cake. Each of the dish and ingredients have special meaning. For instance, having clam (hamaguri) in the soup is a wish for the girl to find her perfect soulmate, like the two identical shells of a clam!

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I also put out Hinamatsuri dolls for my daughter in early February ^^.

To celebrate this event, I would like to make Fraisier, a French style strawberry cake. I also am conducting Yakigashi Special class, since school holiday is coming soon. The simple and delicious yakigashi will fill you and your family’s stomach! I believe that this can also be one of the options for the coming Ramadan baking season too!

Here is the class schedule;

1. Fraisier (French style Strawberry cake) & Financier au the – Premier Class –

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French style Strawberry cake with biscuit genoise (sponge cake),

creme moussline, strawberry and strawberry nappage

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Financier petit gateau with earl grey tea flavour

DATE:      March 4th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm

                   March 9th (Thurs.) 11:00am-3:00pm

                  March 26th (Sun.) 11:00am-3:00pm – 1 more seat left!            

    FEE:     RM210 (RM169  for members)

2. Hokkaido Chiffon Cake & Miroir Cookie *Request* – Basic Class –

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Earl grey tea flavoured chiffon cake

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Miroir cookie sandwiched with Hazelnuts praline chocolat

*For details of this class, kindly refer to my post Caramel Factory Chiffon Cake & Miroir CookieThis is an one time repeat lesson, so please don’t miss out!

DATE:      March 5th (Sun.) 11:00am-2:30pm 

    FEE:     RM200 (RM159  for members)

3. Sachertorte (Austrian style chocolate cake) & Apricot Sable *Request* – Basic Class –

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Austrian style moist chocolate cake 

sandwiched and coated with apricot jam, glacage au chocolat

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French style biscuit sandwiched with apricot jam

*For details of this class, kindly refer to my previous blog post Sachertorte & Apricot SableThis is an one time repeat lesson so please don’t miss out!

DATE:      March 12th (Sun.) 1:00pm-4:30pm* Re-scheduled from 11th March. 

    FEE:     RM200 (RM159  for members)

4. Yakigashi Special – Season Special Class-

*Coffee Walnuts Pound cake

*Blueberry Cheese Tart

*Coffee Nuts Cookie

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This is my first time introducing you to some coffee flavoured cake and cookies! The tasting session will be with coffee (of course, I can also make you tea), so the graduates with “Coffee & Macaron Master Course” please help me make hand-dripped coffee in the class ^c^!

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DATE:      March 18th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

                  March 29th (Wed.) 11:00am-3:00pm             

    FEE:     RM250 (RM195  for members)

If you are interested in joining the class, kindly email me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko).

Thanks and I look forward to hearing from you!!!

Cheers,

Tomoko

January 2017 Class Schedule*

22 Dec

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Another one more week and it’s New Year! Then Chinese New Year is coming. Looks like we are going to be busy planning the schedule ahead and baking for these festive period…!

Today I am posting January 2017 class schedule. My macaron class is finally back with new recipe. It’s specially designed for CNY and Valentine’s day. I will also be conducting pistachio and strawberry related classes next month. Hope that I can share joy of baking and bring some happiness to your family and friends^^…

Here is the January 2017 class schedule;

1. Love Rose Macaron: CNY & Valentine Special! – Season Special Class –

 

Big and small heart shape macarons

with framboise and rose flavour buttercream

*Macarons are made by Swiss Meringue (New recipe)!

DATE:     January 15th (Sun.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

                  January 21st (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm

                  January 26th (Thurs.) 11:00am-3:00pm

FEE:         RM250 (RM195 for members)

 

2. Choux de Noel & Tea Snowball Cookie *Request* – Basic Class –

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Strawberry tart with pistachio creme d’amande!

For details of this class, kindly refer to my previous blog Strawberry Tart.

DATE:       January 22nd (Sun.) 11:00am-2:30pm

FEE:          RM200 (RM159 for members)

For registration, kindly contact me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko).

Thank you and have a great 2016 year end holidays!!

Cheers,

Tomoko

Apple Tatin Cake & Vanilla Kipferl Class*

16 Sep

 

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After celebrating mid-autumn festival, my mind is fully shifted to autumn desserts- ^^, yum yum… We will be baking many apple desserts this month!

This is Apple Tatin Cake, an upside down cake with caramelized apple on top and pound cake at the bottom. We will bake in 7″ pound cake mold.

 

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The cake tastes nice both just baked and cooled down, with rich amount of almond powder. It goes very well with coffee, too!

Another recipe we bake in this class is Vailla Kipferla traditional (Christmas season) cookie baked in Germany and Australia. It has a shape of crescent moon^^…

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This cookie melts in your mouth!

 

Here is the schedule for this class;

 

DATE:   September 24th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

               September 29th (Thurs.) 11:00am-2:30pm

               October 8th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm <—New Date!

   FEE:    RM200 (RM159 for members)

 

For registration, kindly email me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko).

Thanks and I will be looking forward to hearing from you!!!

 

September & October 2016 Class Schedule*

21 Aug

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Hi there!

August passed very fast for me. The exciting Rio Olympic games is about to be finished. I was supporting Japanese players and also Malaysian players every night and morning… I especially liked the swimming part! In the meantime, my daughter had a long school holiday and despite us planning to do things with her, our family fell sick one by one… from either fever or food poisoning during her entire holiday^^; So we ended up watching the Olympic games and doing some non-physical activities in and around our house. In any case, it was an interesting summer holiday for me and I am glad my family is well now. Nothing beats staying healthy!

I would like to post September & October 2016 class schedule today, as I will be going back to Japan in the middle of October to early November. Summer is ending and autumn is coming, and I would like to introduce a couple of new yummy autumn recipes. Let’s enjoy the apple fiesta in the next two months ^^*!

Here is the class schedule; and kindly refer to the Class Calendar, too.

 

<September & October 2016 Class Schedule>

1. Apple Tartin Pound Cake & Vanilla Kipferl – Basic Class –

An upside down apple cake with caramelised apple 

It’s a moist pound cake that tastes like apple pie!

Vanilla Kipferl is a melty vanilla biscuit

 

DATE:   September 24th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm – FULL

               September 29th (Thurs.) 11:00am-2:30pm

               October 8th (Sat.) 11:00am-2:30pm <—New Date!

   FEE:    RM200 (RM159 for members)

 

2. Tart au Pomme (Apple Tart) & Kinako Madeleine – Premier Class –

 

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Apple tart with creme d’amande, apple comport, and fresh apple on top.

Glazed with caramelized sugar and apricot jam.

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Kinako madeleine

DATE:   September 25th (Sun.) 11:00am-3:00pm – 1 more seat left!

               October 1st (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – 1 more seat left!

   FEE:    RM210 (RM169 for members)

 

3. Valencia ~Sadaharu Aoki Style Entremet Cake & Gianduja Sable~ – Premier Class –

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Dacquoise, Chocolat Mousse, Chocolat Biscuit, Orange Mousse

with crunchy paillete feilletine

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Hazelnuts cookie sandwiched with praline chocolat

 

DATE:     September 10th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

                 September 15th (Thurs.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

   FEE:     RM210 (RM169 for members)

 

4. Foret Noir (Black Forest) Cake & Hazelnuts Praline Sable *Request* – Premier Class –

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Classic black forest cake layered with chocolate mousse, cherry and cream

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Hazelnuts cookie sandwiched with praline chocolat

DATE:       September 17th (Sat.) 11:00am-3:00pm – FULL

                   October 6th (Thurs.) 11:00am-3:00pm     

    FEE:       RM210 (RM169  for members)

 

5. “Beard Papa Style” Japanese Cookie Choux & Caramel Finacier – Basic Class – *Request*

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Jumbo choux filled with melty Japanese creme patissiere

and crunchy biscuit on top.

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Caramel finacier with melty caramel on top

DATE&TIME:       September 21st (Wed.) 10:30am-2:00pm – FULL

    FEE:                    RM200 (RM159  for members)

 

For registration, kindly email me at caramelmoko@gmail.com (Tomoko).

Thanks and I look forward to hearing from you!!!

Cheers,

Tomoko

 

Class Cake Photos*

22 Jun

 

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Summer Orange Pound Cake

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Caramel Walnuts Tart

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Sable Mandian

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Orange Souffle Cheesecake &

Chocolat Orange

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Thanks for joining my class. Happy Baking^^!!

Cheers,

Tomoko