Thursday, October 11, 2012

Run along

I slept really badly last night.  Somewhere in the neighbourhood, a dog was barking way into the night.  I guess hubby by now is used to such barks but for me, I am still coping with it. 

Then I was hit with cramps again.  It must be the bad sitting posture I had yesterday while researching on the internet.

Anyway, this morning, we were blessed with awesome weather.  A great morning for my boy to do his cross country event in school.  Yes, he was among the top 10th and gotten a medal!

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For me, I volunteered my service, selling ice popsicle!  Nice to be connected once again with these group of mommies and daddies.  These days, it is a common sight to see daddies being involved in such events.  Awesome isn't it?  Some days, I wished my hubby can find time to do so too but unfortunately this is not the case.

I came home slumped, totally drained.  Trying to nap but since it is not my habit, I couldn't.

With such fine cooling weather, I decided to make some Milo Agar Agar for my girl.  She loves Milo!  Always craving for Milo Dinosaur that she will prepare herself.

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It sure been a while since I last done jelly.  This recipe was tried out way back in 2005.    I seriously had no idea whether it came from me or taken from somewhere.  If so, I am sorry that I didn't credit you back then and till now I still don't know who is the original.

I'm submitting this post to Aspiring Bakers #24 (October 2012): Jellies and Puddings hosted by Charmaine of MiMi Bakery House

What you need:

Chocolate Layer

8g agar agar powder 
1¾ cups water 
75g sugar 
¾ cup Milo powder 

Milk Layer 

11g agar agar powder 
1½ cup water 
75g sugar 
1 can Full Cream Evaporated Milk 
2 tbsp cream 

Method 

Chocolate Layer

Mix agar agar powder, sugar and milo. 

Add in water and bring to a boil, stirring till sugar melted and agar agar powder dissolved.  Strain. 

Pour mixture into jelly mould (rinsed with water). 

Allow to set, then lightly scratch surface with fork. 

Milk Layer

Mix agar agar powder and sugar.

Add water and bring to a boil, stirring till sugar melted and agar agar powder dissolved. 

Stir in evaporated milk and cream. Strain. 

Pour gently over chocolate layer. 

Chill till set.




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18 comments:

  1. Your this Milo dessert has made me stopped by here to peep over. Gorgeous! Must be yummy as I am a desserts lover.

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    1. Personally I like Horlick better. hehehe... Perhaps next round I attempt a Horlick jelly.

      BTW, thanks for the shout out on the typo error. Amended.

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  2. Oh there is missing word..... 3/4 ____ milo powder? Teaspoon or tablespoon or cup?

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  3. Congrats to your boy's well deserved win.

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  4. edith, congrats to your boy for making it to the 10th! that's a very nice mould that you have!

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  5. hi Edith, congratulations to your boy!
    he must have many medals now, and more to come - bravo! :)
    i just made milo pudding too, only mine was mixed with oreo
    perfect for the weather lately :)
    yours agar2 looks so fine - nice mould! :)

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  6. Edith, your agar-agar looks perfect! Your boy is quiet the sportsman, isn't he? Congrats to his achievement!

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    1. He is hyper active thus he excel in sports. Thanks.

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  7. Your milo agar-agar looks really good! Beautifully made! Congratulations to your son! Hope you have a more relaxing week ahead! Take care!

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  8. Wow, big congrats to your Super Boy!!

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  9. Congratulations to your boy! The agar agar looks very nice...

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  10. Congratulations to your son! This is indeed a lovely layered agar-agar! Beautifully done ! :)

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