Raspberry Mousse Chocolate Torte

Raspberry Mousse Chocolate Torte

Much has happened since I last updated this space, but we’ll keep this space for the bakes. March is the birthday month of the family and that got me motivated to pick up the spatula again. I watched an episode on Anna Olson’s raspberry mousse chocolate...

Milk Dripping Chocolate

This dripping chocolate is very versatile and this can be cooled further to be a thick ganache for icing cake. Ingredients 75ml whipping cream 75g dark chocolate drops additional to adjust drip consistency Method Place chocolate in a bowl. Heat cream until simmering...

Raspberry Glaze

This is a very simple glaze that can be used to top any cakes before decorating. Ingredients 125g raspberry puree 45g caster 6g gelatine leaves Method Soak gelatine leaves in cold water for about 5 minutes. Squeeze excess water from the soaked gelatine and set aside....

Raspberry Mousse

This makes a light mousse that can be used for mousse cakes, an element in an entremet or even in a cupped dessert. You can also change out the flavour by using different fruit puree. I used this in the raspberry chocolate torte. Ingredients 140g caster sugar 500ml...
Berries Compote Cheesecake

Berries Compote Cheesecake

Life’s been a crazy rush, of starting early, rushing to meet deadlines, rushing to solve problems for others, rushing to squeeze in a workout before crashing on the bed and then repeating all over again the next day. I can breathe a little better now and...
Frangipane Tart

Frangipane Tart

This week’s lesson is on frangipane tart or almond tart. The dough was a first for me and it is interesting to learn something new every week. It is stretchy rather than the usual flaky and crumbly ones that I am familiar with. The almond filling is very nutty...

Mealy Dough

When I first saw mealy dough, I wondered how different it is from the flaky, crumbly dough I am familiar with. It turned out rather stretchy and less flaky. A search over the internet, I found that mealy dough is used mainly for making pies with liquid of custard...
Matcha Cream Tart

Matcha Cream Tart

This was made for a dear friend, PK’s birthday. She likes matcha, so I thought a tart will be a good choice since I have been making cakes for her. The texture of the cream did not turn out the way I expected it, however, it was a nice tart, albeit a little...