Christmas Cake 2018

Christmas Cake 2018

Last year, I used another recipe and it was not as good as the original recipe. This year, I went back to the recipe I used for a few years. Think this is still the best. Here’s the recipe. (Makes a 8 inches round cake) Ingredients For the fruits soak For the...
Chocolate Banana Cake

Chocolate Banana Cake

This week had me getting into a baking frenzy with two gatherings over the weekend, one for the sister’s housewarming and one for the BIL’s bdae. I decided on the same cake flavour for both, the chocolate banana cake, with different decorations. Having...

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...
Ondeh Ondeh Swissroll

Ondeh Ondeh Swissroll

Ondeh ondeh is a local flavour and is still very popular even though it has been around for quite a while. It is quite a crowd pleaser and easy enough to make. (Makes a standard Swiss roll)       Ingredients For the swissroll 75g top flour 60g milk or...
Swiss Roll with Grapes filling

Swiss Roll with Grapes filling

In the midst of clearing work, I decided to bake a cake for the niece’s birthday. The motivation to bake was dwindling, but I thought I might as well carry on the tradition of baking for the family’s birthdays. As always, the design of the cake is a big...
Blueberry Lemon Cake

Blueberry Lemon Cake

I baked this cake twice, once for Teachers’ Day and once for a birthday. The cake when eaten at room temperature is tender and I think blueberries and lemons work very well. It is a wonder that I only added the zest of a lemon and the flavour can be so intense...

Lemon Curd Cupcakes

I have the tendency to go overboard with my bakes because I reckoned I might as well bake more since I already made the effort to bake. I really should exercise some prudence. I have used the lemon curd cooked earlier in 2 types of tarts and some cookies and still...
Pandan Fruit Basket Bundt

Pandan Fruit Basket Bundt

A friend wanted a non cream sponge and I thought the safest bet would be to use the bundt tin so the shape will stay nice and I can decorate with lots of wholesome fruits. It turned out really quite well, other than the many toothpicks I had to use to attach the...
Chocolate Bundt

Chocolate Bundt

Deliberated over what to bake or whether to actually bake and I decided to just do it. Having scored a bundt cake tin from a sales, I decided to bake in it and do a simple chocolate dripping sauce all over the cake and give it a polished look with some hazelnuts and...