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Jan 29

PINEAPPLE FRUIT CAKE
Contributed by Lilian

Heat oven to 180 deg C and line a large cake tin. (Size : 20 cm square tin)
1 can (abt 250-300 gm drained weight) of pineapple rings (squeeze the syrup) and cut into small pieces
375 gm mixed fruits (the weight of a box) * soak in 5 tablespoons of brandy 3 days before baking. Keep in refigerator till needed
100 gm brown sugar (the light brown one like castor sugar)
150 gm butter

1. Put all the above into a pot and cook over low fire till sugar and butter melt. Leave to cool.
2. Then add:

2 large eggs
250 gm self-raising flour
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence

3. Mix well. Bake in 180 deg C oven for 1 hour. Test with a satay stick or chopstick. If it comes out clean, then cake is baked. Remove from oven and drizzle with 3 tablespoon of brandy. Cake tastes best if left for a day or two, wrapped with cling wrap.

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Jan 27

HOMESTYLE POPCORN CHICKEN
Contributed by Lilian

1 chicken breast – cut into tiny cubes/ chicken fillet
Seasoning – Dash of salt, white pepper and Maggi Seasoning (the black bottle with yellow cap)
1tbsp corn oil
2tbsp water
½ cup general purpose flour (preferred choice – Hup Loong General Purpose Flour)
*Kids prefer simple taste and thus, the above suffice.

1. Leave to season for a few minutes.
2. Mix corn oil, water and flour.
3. Coat chicken and deep fry.

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Jan 25

FISH AND PEAS
Contributed by Lilian

1. Boil 4 tablespoon of oats till mushy (blend the oats till fine before cooking will save time)
2. Add a piece of fish. (Make sure the fish is fresh)
3. Two tablespoon of green peas.
4. Blend or mash, depending on the texture your baby likes.

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