CHAMPION in the battle of the bands

CHAMPION in the battle of the bands


Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney Paves the Way for Pastry Innovation

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Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney is fast becoming a destination for pastry brilliance and exclusive events since welcoming award-winning Pastry Chef Anna Polyviou to the team.  Chef Anna’s leadership in the pastry industry has led to the launch of sell-out events at Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney, such as the Dessert Degustation in June, which took place in the hotel’s impressive pastry kitchen.

Building on the success of this event and the strong demand for unique experiences with Sydney’s best chefs, the hotel has just announced an Asian Dessert Degustation event with LuxBite, Melbourne’s latest gourmet café.  Bernard Chu and Yen Yee are the visionaries behind LuxBite, which was recently featured on Channel Ten’s MasterChef programme for its famous Lolly Bag Cake.

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney will host the Asian Dessert Degustation on 7 and 8 August 2013, featuring a five-course menu with the impressive Lolly Bag Cake for guests to take home.

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Chocolate Banana Cake


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DSC01110_副本 Holiday Retreat!

DSC01087_副本 Basic Chocolate Sponge Cake

DSC01088_副本 Cut into even 2 pcs

DSC01090  Spread choc whipped frosting & banana

DSC01094_副本 Pour Choc glace

DSC01109_副本 ENJOY!!

Basic Sponge cake


A. 4 eggs + 1 egg yolk

135g sugar

B. 110g cake flour + 1/2 tsp baking powder – shifted

C. 20g cocoa powder – disolved in 20g cooking oil (a bit hot), 20g milk + 20g honey / syrup, a pinch of salt

D. 2 big Banana, cut into 1/2

Method :

Beat eggs & sugar till pale about 10-15 mins. Add C, mix well. Add B & mix with spatula. Pour into 8″ round pan (grease & line). Bake in preheat 150-160 degree C for 40-45 min.

Whipped Choc frosting

Whipped 250ml whipping cream  with 50g icing sugar till peak foam. melt 2 tbs cocoa powder,  1 tsp instant coffee + 1 tsp vanila…

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