Saturday 28 May 2016

Hello Kitty & Friends Donuts

PHello!! I'm finally back to dust off the cobwebs from this space, lol. Sorry for the long hiatus, I don't really know why, was just feeling lazy after exams were over, just not motivated to switch on my laptop to update my blog. -_-

If you have been following my Instagram, you might have seen these Hello Kitty donuts I made last year. I am finally going to update the recipe for these in today's post, sorry for the long wait.

These donuts are baked, so the texture would be similar to cakes instead.

I happened to have matchy Hello Kitty nails that day. Sadly, my pretty nails can never last past a few days, due to all the housework I do. :(

I also went on to make Hello Kitty friends, Keroppi, Pompompurin and my melody on another day.

These batch was rather messy though, as I had some problem with the chocolate consistency.

I thought I'll share this Hello Kitty milkshake in this post as well, since there is a donut on it. I made this to share with my boys after their exams. I've seen lots of version of this ultimate milkshake and thought I'll try to recreate it.

There's strawberries blended with vanilla ice-cream and milk in the glass. I frosted part of the glass with white chocolate and sprinklers. For the layers on top, I added donut, Kit Kat, Pocky, Hello Kitty and bow chocolates. This was quite fun to make and fun to share, definitely would be too much for one person to finish this.

I used the Morinaga pancake mix for this recipe. If you can't get hold of them, you can use this old recipe of mine over here instead.


150g Monrinaga pancake mix
100ml soya milk/milk
1 egg
3 tbsp honey
10g cold pressed coconut oil/vegetable oil/melted butter
White chocolate
Pink chocolate/Wilton pink icing colouring
Yellow Chocolate/Wilton yellow icing colouring

  1. Put pancake mix, soya milk, egg, honey and coconut oil in a bowl and mix until all the ingredients are evenly distributed. 
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  3. Lightly grease donut pan with vegetable oil. Spoon mixture into donut mould till around 80% full. Bake in preheated oven at 180C for 15 minutes.
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  5. Remove from mould and leave it to cool down fully.
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  7. Using a knife, make slits on top of the donut, just enough for you to insert the almonds for the ears.
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  9. Melt white chocolate either over a hot water bath or in a microwave.
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  11. Dip the almonds in white chocolate before placing them back in the slits. Dip the donut in white chocolate. If you find your almonds dropping when you turn over the donut to dip it in the chocolate, you can scoop the chocolate over the donut to coat it instead. 
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  13. Draw on Hello Kitty's nose using yellow chocolate. If you can't get hold of this, add on a yellow icing colouring to white chocolate to colour it yellow. Draw on the rest of the features using chocolate. 
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  15. You will need a ribbon mould to make Hello Kitty mould. Alternatively, you can also use two heart shaped sprinklers to form the bow. Melt pink chocolate, pour into the mould and leave it to set in the fridge before removing. If you can't get hold of pink chocolate, add on a pink icing colouring to white chocolate to colour it pink. 
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Tuesday 3 May 2016

Batman V Superman Bento

Sorry for the lack of updates again. It's the exam season and revisions with my boys is giving me a headache, lol. At the end of every day, I rather surf the net and do some online shopping, rather than to think of what to update the blog with. I do still have tutorials waiting to be updated, but that will be for another day when I'm feeling more hardworking, I shall just blog a short post today.

The two bentos I'm sharing today is inspired by the movie, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. This is not the first time I'm making Batman and Superman, have made them a few times before throughout my bento journey. I do however, like these two current versions the best so far.

Superman was made from rice, coloured with some ketchup. For the rest of the details, I used red bell peppers, fishcake(coloured blue using butterfly/blue pea flower), cheese, nori and ham.

Batman is easier to make and uses less ingredients. To make Batman, I used rice(coloured using ketchup), cheese, nori and ham.

It would have been nice to place both bentos together for a photograph, but unfortunately, I made them on different days, so it was not possible to do so.