Saturday, May 29, 2010

Lavender Blossom Sponge Bread

Sometimes when people asked me what I wanted to bake today!!! I'll have to answer them wait till I got that 'click'! The 'click' that always brings us surprises and curiosity. And I love it that way, so that we can always filled our lives with surprises. Well, today I have both flowers & leaves in my bread....does that sounds wonderfully GREEN to you!?

Here's the recipe.

Ingredients for Sponge Cake :
4 egg yolk
1/4 cup Lavender sugar/sugar
1/2 cup superfine flour
3 tbsp oil
40ml milk
a dash of dried lavenders

- beat egg yolk and sugar untill foamy & pale.
- alternately stir in flour & milk untill well mixed.
- then stir in oi & lavender untill well combined, set aside.

4 egg whites
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 tspn cream of tartar

- whisk egg whites, cream of tartar & sugar untill fluffy & foamy.

Method :

- finally, stir ingredients (B) to (A) in three portion untill well combined.
- pour batter to a 10x14" tray lined with parchment paper.
- bake at 185'c for 20 mins.
- then set aside to cool.
- remove the top cake crust carefully & set aside.

Ingredients for Matcha Bread :

360gm bread flour/high protein flour
190gm water
160gm starter dough
5gm salt
2 tspn yeast
1 tspn matcha powder

Method : Please follow instruction from here. I'm using my baguette dough here in this recipe or you can use other bread dough recipe.


- roll bread dough flat about 12x16" or just about the size that is slightly larger than the sponge cake.
- place the cake on the dough and then roll it up like a swiss roll.
- seal both side nicely and place the dough to a bread tray 10x4x4".
- leave to proof for about 45mins or double in size.
- finally, bake at 190'C for about 40-45 mins or untill brown.
- leave completely cool before slicing.

Now, here you have a nice loaf of fragrant soft bread with a kinda sensation & calm flavour. Love me or hate me, daaaaaahling! You still have to make your own loaf of bread....*sigh* Enjoy!


Jay said...

Looks supeb n perfect dear..

Cheah said...

Brilliant, Kristy! But quite a lot of work involved .... have to think about it first, ha, ha!

Kumi said...

Yum!!! Wish I had some of those lovely bread here!

Anncoo said...

Oh Kristy! You're the bread queen. This is very beautiful and I bet the bread is superb nice ;)

Belinda @zomppa said...

Lavender and matcha - dang, woman, you're good! Have been trying to figure out what to do with lavender....

3 hungry tummies said...

This must taste and smell so good!

Lyndsey said...

That's what I like about you Kristy, you're full of surprises! Lovely loaf you have there! YUM!

reanaclaire said...

Where did u get your baking hands from? i wanna have those hands and interest too!

the lacquer spoon said...

Beautiful! I've never seen a bread like this!!

wendyywy @ Table for 2 or more..... said...

Where have I seen this before......

Anyway, yours look pretty fantastic

Andrea@WellnessNotes said...

Beautiful bread!

Happy Weekend! :)

PranisKitchen said...

really superb..perfectly baked and very unique one..feel to taste and try the same..good job .nice pics too
Have a nice weekend

MaryMoh said...

Beautiful sponge bread! I love lavender...sooo soothing and smells soooo good. I just wonder whether eating this bread will put me to my sweet dreams....haha. Have alovely weekend. Mary

Jess @ Bakericious said...

Hi Kristy, the bread is so beautiful, must b very yummu too

My Little Space said...

Jay : Thank you!

Cheah : Thanks! Sorry that I can't help you either! hehe....

Kumi : Thanks lot!

Anncoo : Yes, it was!

Belinda : I did the same...trying to figure it out what to do with my lavender! I think this is a pretty nice click, isn't it?

3HTummies : Definitely it is!

Lynd : Thanks, sweetie! I wish you the same. Many more surprises to come!

Claire : I love my hands too! So, I'm going to take real care of them.

TLSpoon : Thanks! Glad you like it too.

Wendy : Thanks! I guess I know where you saw it from, 'Happy Home baking''s blog, coffee swirl Bread. But that is 100% bread, no cakes in it!

Andrea : You too and thank you!

Pranis : Thank you very much for your kind words!

Mary : You too, have a nice weekend!

Jess : Thanks alot! Glad that you like it too.

Hey guys, thanks alot for visiting and hope you all have a lovely weekend. Enjoy and have lots of fun!

Blessings, Kristy

Laura in Paris said...

I'm hungry!
I have never baked anything like this. Bravo for your skills.

smallkucing said...

Drooling...sad...I dont have talent for baking :(

Foodessa said...

First off Kristy...I have to tell you that before I ever see any of your posts...I already have a smile on my face. That puppy snuck into that bread...ohhh, how I can just scoop him up. Alright, this will be the last time I make that comment.
Now, to your recipe. I want to be honest...not a fan of lavender. However, I absolutely love the turnout of what you did. Maybe, I'll change up some ingredients...hope you don't mind too much ;o)
Always nice to come visit you.
Flavourful wishes, Claudia

My Little Space said...

Laura : Thanks alot for your nice comment!

SKucing : Never mind! You can always get those from the bakery shop ^_^

Claudia : Thank you very much for your nice comment. I won't mind at all what flavour you going to put in there! Looking forward to your coming post.

Thank you all for visiting. Hope you'll have a wonderful weekend.

Cheers, Kristy

Jeannie said...

So beautiful! Such a lot of work too! Sigh! Too lazy to move lol! I'll just have to drool over your bread/cake concortion. Cheers!

elra said...

You really know how to make a pretty bread.

Talita said...

Sounds delicious! Surely it was soft and yummy!

Alice Law said...
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Alice Law said...

Kristy, your bread is superb!

Thanks for your warm regards! My girl Juan Juan(down with common flu and fever) has fully recovered since Wed, my boy Xuan just discharged from the hospital(diagnosed as acute gastroentritis) yesterday. He is now going well, thanks again!

Please have a wonderful week ahead!

♥Sugar♥Plum♥Fairy♥ said...

what a beautiful bread u have here!!!

pegasuslegend said...

wow a masterpiece for sure~

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

A splendid bread! I love the way it looks inside. Nice pattern.



Claudia said...

Just beautiful - your baking is always so stunning. I am loving the lavender. Oh yes.

Mary said...

Kristy, this is really outstanding. I love the addition of lavender and can only imagine how fragrant and delicious this must be. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Erica said...

This looks perfect!Lavender sounds amazing.... :)

Peanutts said...

wow, have to agree with ancoo, you are the bread queen :) , very creative too. STill here havent left yet, gng next week will keep you posted how it goes ;)

sowmya's creative saga said...

looks so pretty

penny aka jeroxie said...

Perfect! I love all your beautiful breads. Click more often!

Pete said...

Very artistic pattern and colours. Looks delicious

Choclette said...

This is just amazing - I would never have though about cake inside bread and it looks so professionally done as well.

Baking Addict said...

Love the flavour combination. Very unique and original. Looks amazing as well. Wish I could have some now :)

Cinnamon-Girl said...

What a pretty bread Kristi! And the flavors sound delicious. I know exactly what you mean about the click!

tigerfish said...

Nice swirls :D

citronetvanille said...

That is so intriguing, it looks like a loaf of bread but when I look at the ingredients, seems more like a cake! The lavender sugar does it for me! Absolutely delightful. I think I would eat this with butter and jam for breakfast!

Elin said...

Kristy darling...of course we love you...ahhhh lavender just reminded me to get that done. Can you tell me how much sugar to how much lavender? Thanks. I want to make some too for cuppies and cakes :)

pigpigscorner said...

It has such a nice swirl!!

Barbara said...

That is so pretty, Kristy! And I love cooking with lavender!

My Little Space said...

Jeannie : Thank you! Btw, you can always get delicious bread around KL!

Elra : Thank you , Kakak!

Talita : Thanks and great to see you around, dear. Hope to hear from you often.

Alice : Nice to see you. Guess, you are all well now! Going to visit your boy after this.

Mia : Thank you, sweetie!

Claudia : Oooo...thank you so much for your nice comment!

Rosa : Thanks alot, there! Glad that you like it too.

Claudia : Thanks! Glad you like it as well. Though not many live lavender in their baking~~~

Mary : Same to you and glad that you like the bread.

Erica : Thank you, there!

Peanutts : Hehe..*shy* *shy* LOL! Hope you'll enjoy your trip then!

Sowmya : Thank you!

Penny : Hahaha... cannot click too often...very tiring! haha...

Pete : Thank you!

Thank you all for visiting and hope you all having a fabulous day!

Cheers, Kristy

My Little Space said...

Choclette : Hi there, welcome to my humble little space. Hope to hear from you often.

BAddict : Thanks alot for your nice words! Really appreciate it! Hope you'll enjoy this too.

Tigerfish : Thanks!

Silvia : Haha...No more monkey's head at night!

Elin : Thank you. Will write!

PPCorner : Thank you! Hope you'll like this too.

Barbara : Thank you so much! Glad that you like it too.

Thank you very much for stopping by guys. Hope you all have a wonderful day!

Blessings, Kristy

tasteofbeirut said...

This is a most unusual and delicious bread! I imagine the flavors of matcha and lavender combined must give it a heady fragrance!

Angie's Recipes said...

oh yeah...I love the combination of Asian bread and foam cake together...just delicious. Try with Ube, the colour contrast would be outstanding!

Fimère said...

ce qui est sûr c'est que chez toi je trouve les meilleurs recettes de pains et les plus originales aussi
mille bravo et bonne soirée

My Little Space said...

TOBeirut : Thank you and welcome to my little space. Hope to hear from you more often.

Angie : I thought of that before but I still think yellow & green looks brighter. Maybe can try yellow & purple next time ya! Thanks alot, dear.

Fimere : Merci! C'est très gentil à vous de le dire. Heureux de voir que vous l'aimez aussi.

Thank you ladies for stopping by. Hope you're having a wonderful day!

Cheers, Kristy

Trix said...

This bread is genius! If you would sell it to me, I would buy it ; )

My Little Space said...

Trix : Oooohh... are you serious? hehe.... Thanks alot! That's very kind of you. Glad that you like it too. Have a nice day, dear!
Blessings, Kristy

Shirley said...

Gosh Kristy! Too good.

Anh said...

This looks so perfect! I like it.

sam said...

Wow, look at this.. right under my nose. You have some crazy skills in the kitchen my friend. I's love to feature you on my sandwich page. Would that be okay?

My Little Space said...

Shirley : Hope you're joining me for tea!

Anh : Hi there, welcome to my humble little space. Hope you'll enjoy it here and drop by often.

Sam : Thank you very much for your invitation. I'll be happy to. Email me if you need anything!

Thanks alot guys for stopping by and hope you're all having a great time!

Regards, Kristy

CheapAppetite said...

Hmmm yummy! You're so creative, Kristy. Haven't see anything like this before. Cake roll inside the bread. I'd definitely love to try it. Not sure about the Lavender smell though. But that's just me.

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