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 Layered Cake

Ondeh Ondeh Layered Cake

I have made this cake numerous times and also taught some friends how to make this cake. This time round, I decided to make it more sophisticated, in the form of layered cake, something like an opera cake. I only managed 2 layers of pandan sponge though I planned for...

Sponge (Cooked Dough – Oil)

This sponge has similar texture as the cooked dough (melted butter), however, this requires the oil to be heated. Both are my favourite sponge recipes and for shortcakes, I usually use the melted butter recipe and for ondeh, the heated oil one, whichever works. (Makes...
Oreo Sponge Cake (No golden syrup)

Oreo Sponge Cake (No golden syrup)

I had extra batter from baking a pandan sponge and so I decided to bake a small oreo one too. It’s ok, though the oreo taste is not strong, this has potential to be an easier alternative for the base of the cookies and cream cake.        ...
Pandan Sponge Cake

Pandan Sponge Cake

I missed two friends’ birthdays and thought I’ll bake a simple cake for them since we were having a Lunar New Year gathering. They wouldn’t like cakes that are overly sweet or decorated, so I chose to bake a simple pandan cake. The cake cracked...
Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

I have used this recipe a few times and I like it because the sponge is not as fragile as chiffon and the whipped cream is stabilised with gelatin and thus it can be piped into specific shape. The first few times I used this recipe, I made it exactly as the recipe...
Buttercream Garden Vanilla Cake

Buttercream Garden Vanilla Cake

Having made some buttercream floras and leaves, I couldn’t wait for use them, so I baked a vanilla cake as the base for my buttercream decorations. The piping tutorial is on thecakeblog. Of course, my skills are way amateur, but it’s a start! Here is the...