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...
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...

White Dripping Chocolate

White chocolates have very high fat contents and are slightly different from milk and dark chocolate. They split easily and their natural colour is yellowish rather than white, however, I chanced upon a video by Georgia’s Cakes and understood how to make them...
Meringue Kisses

Meringue Kisses

Meringues kisses are very versatile as cake decorations and they are easy to make and a good way to use up excess egg whites. I made them a few times and the key factors for success are first to whip the egg whites real good and second to bake them at low temperature...
Pinkie Tie

Pinkie Tie

I have been wanting to try doing ‘my little pony’ cake and since there is a little girl’s birthday coming up, I decided to do it and gift it to her! The end product was a little clumsy, but I think I scored an A for effort, at least. Here is the...
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...