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...
Ice-Cream Cone Cake

Ice-Cream Cone Cake

It’s Teachers’ Day and I wanted to bake something special for the colleagues and so good friend, S and I did some research and decided on ice-cream cone cakes. I saw some really lovely ice-cream cone marshmallows by nectar and stone and was inspired, hence...
Almond Cookies

Almond Cookies

This is a way overdue post. I had a bonding cum baking session with a good friend and she taught me this super easy almond cookies which is a common treat during the Lunar new year period. We stay really near to each other, but we are so busy, me with work mostly and...
Rosette Pineapple Tarts

Rosette Pineapple Tarts

Over the years, I have made some bakes annual, like for Christmas, I bake Christmas Cake and for CNY, I bake rosette pineaapple tarts. This year, I also baked some rose, cranberry and pistachio shortbread. I think I might be able to squeeze in some florentines. Note...
Gingerbread Man

Gingerbread Man

It is the time of the year, Christmas! Tis the season to be jolly! After much thoughts, I made the dough ahead of time, cut them into shapes and froze them. The day before I intended to bake the gingerbread cut outs, I moved them out of the freezer to defrost in the...
Christmas Fruit Cake

Christmas Fruit Cake

This week, I am repeatedly reminded to keep that faith and claim that promise and always have hope. The Christmas fruit cake is an annual bake this time of the year and for the past few years, I have been greedy and baked one too many cakes, so this year, I decided...
Mooncakes 2017

Mooncakes 2017

Aren’t these babies cute? I made the piggies mooncakes last year and they were enormous. This year, I decided to half the size and they turned out mini and adorable and I am sure not that cloying too.   Last year, I went overboard with the mooncakes and made way...