Dark Dripping Chocolate

Dark or milk dripping chocolate is slightly different from white dripping chocolate because of the higher fat content in white chocolate. Method does not differ much, but the proportion for the ingredients differ slightly, so here you go. Ingredients 75g dark or milk...

Chocolate Cream

This chocolate cream serves as a good filling for cakes, easy enough to make and light in texture. (Makes enough to fill 3 layered 7 inch cake) Ingredients 300g dark chocolate drops 400g whipping cream Method Place dark chocolate drops in a heat proof bowl and melt...

Chocolate Sponge Cake (Cooked Dough)

This chocolate is versatile and great to do layered cakes or simply eaten on its own. Here’s the recipe. (Makes an 8 inch cake) Ingredients 100g milk 80g cake flour 70g canola oil 20g cocoa powder 6 egg yolks a pinch of salt 100g caster sugar 6 egg whites 1/4...
Sweet Pastry II (Yolks)

Sweet Pastry II (Yolks)

To use up that raspberry pastry cream I made recently, I made some sweet pastry for raspberry tarts. I doubled the recipe to use up the 2 yolks I had left since this dough can be frozen for a good few months. Here’s a recipe to use up yolks and icing sugar makes...
Raspberry Pastry Cream

Raspberry Pastry Cream

Having made some swiss meringue buttercream, I have a few yolks to use up and gone are the days I waste ingredients. I have learnt to reduce wastage by using the extra ingredients, though that means having to plan a bit more, but that’s ok. One of the best way...

Swiss Meringue Buttercream

Swiss meringue buttercream is different from American buttercream in that they are lighter to eat and silky smooth in texture. Recently, I’m intrigued by buttercream floral and love the roses, camellias, sunflowers, leaves and the likes I saw on social media and...

Creme Fraiche

I’m getting excited over a baking project I am doing with a good friend. Having researched and decided on this, it’s so pretty, I cannot. Of course, the end product will be very different from what I envision it to be, but I’m keeping every part of...

Chocolate Glazing Sauce

This is a simple chocolate glazing sauce which can be used to glaze cakes and desserts and I used this to glaze a chocolate bundt cake. Here’s the recipe. (makes enough to glaze a 9 inch bundt with extra) Ingredients 115g dark chocolate 1.5 tbsp light corn syrup...

Swiss Roll (Basic)

This is a basic swiss roll recipe which I tried and managed to roll the cake without peeling off the skin. It took me a good 4 tries before I succeeded in keeping the skin, so here’s how to increase success. You’re welcome. The flavour of the swiss rolls...