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,…

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…

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)…

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…

Salted Gula Melaka Nuts Drizzle

Just wanted to make a simple birthday cake for mom-in-law who doesn’t take butter or cream, but loves banana, all sorts of nuts. This cake turned out to be such a hit with many tasters saying they didn’t usually like banana or walnuts so much A note of caution, don’t use non-stick pans as I…

Zebra Butter Cake

One of my better zebra cakes where the lines are clear and distinct. The butter cake batter is really thick, so it’s actually quite hard to get the chocolate and original batters to form the zebra pattern nicely. You need to tap a few times after each addition to get the batter to smoothen out….

Pan-fried Cake (pancakes)

If you love pancakes, and willing to put in some effort, here’s a great recipe for soft, fluffy and tasty pancakes. What I did was to take a sponge cake batter, and just pan fried it. It has got no whopping amount of rising agents, and in fact no chemicals at all. The meringue alone…