Friday, November 21, 2008

Ginger Coffee with spices & Birthday Cake

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Ginger Coffee with spices
source: Helwah Balfas

 
ingredients:
1 litre water, 2 teaspoons coffee/instant coffee,
3 cm ginger, bruised
115 g coconut sugar/Gula Jawa
25 cardamoms, 1 stick (3 cm) cinnamon
1 stalk lemon grass or 1 Pandan leaf

Boil the water with spices, coconut sugar and pandan leaf. Let it simmer for a while then add instant coffee. Sift and serve hot. Add milk or coffe cream or sugar if you like it more sweet :)

birthdaycake

For my dearest friend and my brother, Harry Poernomo, who have birthday this month:
Happy Birthday
I wish you all the best


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16 comments:

Happy cook said...

I have never had this coffee, and that cake next to it looks so yumm.

Fanny Wijaya said...

Wahhh cakenya cantik mba... :)

Dwiana P said...

such a lovely image! jadi dreaming nih sambil minum ginger coffee in this king of cold weather:)

Elsye said...

kereeennnnn jadi pengen ikutan makan iki mbak..hehehhee...

Abby said...

mba...cantik kuenya..*jadi pengen ulang tahun juga* hahahha..

Little Corner of Mine said...

Beautiful cake! I never have spice coffee before, hmmm...not sure how it tasted like.

Arfi Binsted said...

Pretty details, Retno. Lovely colours to celebrate a birthday.

Ipoet - Gata's Mom said...

bunganya keren

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mae said...

what a warm lovely picture of hot ginger coffee and a lovely colorful cake decoration... have a nice day mbak :)

Mochachocolata Rita said...

ginger coffee kesukaanku, tapi aku sih biasa kesed beli yg indocafe poenya hehehe

daphne said...

Ginger coffee- That sounds awesome. And the cake looks gorgeous!! U did it again!

Lore said...

I just know that my mom who is the family's connaisseur when it comes to coffee would greatly appreciate your recipe! Will send her your link :)

eliza said...

Ret, hiasan kembangnya itu mirip kukis kecil jaman dulu, yg ujungnya pake icing warna warni ya? apa emang iya.

Resto Mariena said...

wahhh..bolunya keren amat Mbak...kaloliat gini..nggak peduli badan makin mekar n mekar.
selamat ultah juga buat adik Mbak Retno.

Judith said...

Ealah .. baru sempet clingak clinguk disini, ada Cake cantik rupanya ck ck ck, keren Jeng :)