Condensed milk cotton cake (炼乳棉花蛋糕)

A soft cottony cake, with a mild butter and milk taste. Great with a cup of kopi-o. Recipe (adapted from Xingfuzhiwei, 6″ round tin) Yolk batter 35g salted butter 50g cake flour 50g condensed milk 3 egg yolks 30g beaten whole egg 1/4 tsp vanilla extract Meringue 3 egg white 1/8 tsp cream of tartar…

Super Easy Mrs Ng SK Butter Cake (no egg separation)

A very easy adaptation of a classic butter cake recipe. I baked them into cupcakes. There is no need for egg separation, yet cake is still light and fluffy and not dense with oily patches. Recipe (makes 8 cupcakes) 125g salted butter cut into cubes 85g caster sugar Pinch of salt 2 eggs 1/2 tsp…

Basque Burnt Cheesecake

Super easy cake and very trendy right now. When warm, it tastes custardy and when chilled, it tastes like the normal cheesecake. The burnt aroma is delicious in both instances. Recipe (6″) 250g cream cheese, cubed 90g caster sugar 3 eggs 125 ml whipping cream 15g cake flour Method 1. Line 6″ loose bottom cake…

Light Mango Cheesecake (with yoghurt)

The weather has been sooo hot and mangoes are in season. Here’s a great recipe for a refreshing dessert. It’s non-bake and you can whip this up in under and hour, easy peasy. Recipe (6″) Crust 60g digestive biscuit 50g melted butter Cheese filling 125g Philadelphia block cream cheese 40g milk 2-3 tbsp powder sugar,…

Crackling Skin Roast Pork or Sio Bak (脆皮烧肉)

This dish is done by my hubby. A simple 5 ingredients recipe. No need for fancy ingredients and tedious steps. Just get a good slab of pork and do each step (like cleaning and drying skin) meticulously and you are guaranteed success. We used fresh Indonesian pork, and requested butcher to cut for roasting. Our…

Gradient Matcha Mousse Cake (抹茶慕斯蛋糕)

Thank you Amanda Taste for this beautiful cake with a delicious yet light taste. Please go to her YouTube to see detailed steps. I used a biscuit base and so this has become a non-baked cake. Also I upsized the cake to 7″ with some adjustments to the recipe. To increase success rate, do read…

Kringle Bread (Cinnamon layer bread)

Super yummy bread if you like cinnamon. Looks so pretty too. Recipe 1 dough from Windsor Bread (温莎面包) Cinnamon spread 2 heap tbsp of sugar 40-50g soften butter 2 tsp cinnamon (adjust to taste) 1/4 tsp salt Method 1. Prepare a dough of Windsor bread, up to step 4. You can divide the dough into…

Teochew Flaky Yam Mooncake

I think the shaping and layers are far from perfect. But I love the taste so much, 20 little mooncakes gone over 2 family gatherings. The skin is so flaky it’s hard to slice, but the buttery taste is delicious. Hope I can improve the layers next year. Keeping this recipe. Recipe (20 small mooncakes)…

Easy Baked New York Cheesecake

A very easy recipe. There’s no issue of wet sunken centre or cracks at all. I made it pretty short because we all can’t take a thick slab of cheese at one go, so this is more like the height of a tart. Best part of the taste is the refreshing lemon juice that cuts…

Japanese Cheese Cake (JCC)

Whoosh, I’m so happy with this Japanese Cheese Cake finally after fine-tuning and fine-tuning. Tested many times, no bubbly yolk batter, no kueh or dense layer and no cracks. Nice cottony texture too 🤗. I’ve been trying the few famous recipes but with little success. Most of the times I get a kueh layer at…