Chocolate Lava Cake

A really quick and easy recipe you won’t regret making. The taste is decadent and rich and a huge success with my kids. I adapted and baked using my muffin tray, since I don’t have ramekins. The key is to monitor the baking really closely as baking time is short. If you over baked this,…

Almond Butter Cake

Added some almond flour or powder in my traditional butter cake and the cake body is so soft. More fragrant too. A very easy, whole egg recipe, I have baked it too short though. Recipe (7″ round tin) 160g salted butter 110g caster sugar 3 eggs 100g plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 60g super…

Gula Melaka Coconut Huat Kueh (发糕)

Really easy recipe here, should be quite fail-proof. Some tips to ensure a full bloom: Fill batter fully or near brim Cupcakes liner must be strong or placed in a deep muffin tray like mine. Else, get the individual metal cups Do not reduce baking powder amount Slitting the top with an oiled knife helps…

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Did this easy red velvet cupcake recipe that makes a soft fine-crumb body. It bakes to a nice flat top using dry bake method and so very suitable to pipe on. Very satisfied. The cream cheese frosting is not too sweet, and very rich-tasting so do adjust the sweetness to your liking. I hand whipped…

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 Traditional 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. You can also bake into a whole cake. Just 1.5 times the recipe below, bake 175 deg for 40 min…

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 Thousand Layer Spiral Yam Mooncake

I think the shaping and layers are far from perfect. But I love the taste so much, 20 little moon cakes gone over 2 family gatherings. The skin is so flaky it’s hard to slice, but the buttery taste is delicious. Keeping this recipe. Recipe (20 small mooncakes) Yam fillings 500g yam cut into cubes…