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….

Steam Moist Chocolate Cake (almost Awfully)

Tasters say it’s almost like Awfully Chocolate, wow! A lot of good stuff went into this cake – varlhona, callebaut and lindor. The steamed cake body is soft and moist and I was almost afraid to handle it. The same recipe with adaptations has been on many blogs, I based it mostly from Jeannie. Suffice…

Butt Butt Buns

Just the shaping, ok, jokes aside, these butt butt buns are made using all milk and very soft and delicious. Really suitable for kiddies. I made them in plain, lemon curd and double chocolate versions. For the double chocolate ones, I used callebaut chips and varlhona cocoa powder. They were the first to be wiped…

Double Chocolate Cake (Gateau de Savoie du Chocolat)

Wow, this cake is really something. The texture is so light like chiffon (only 25g flour), yet the taste is so intense and moist, it’s like eating soft crumbly chocolate itself. The cake is even more moist and rich the next day. The cake rose very high on the strength of the meringue alone, with…

Chocolate Butter Sponge

A happy bake, everything turned out just perfect, even though I was experimenting with a new recipe, oven temp (and position), even threw in scoring of the cake for controlled cracking. Like I struck lottery, right? I use a cooked dough method, with the melted butter ‘cooking’ the flour and the texture is ultra fine…

Chocolate Cake

This soft and moist chocolate cake is adapted from Glazed. Thank you for a delicious, easy and fail-safe recipe that I can turn to for a quick celebration cake. Only adjustments I made was to reduce oil and sugar. I also reduce the recipe from 3 to 2 layers as I didn’t want such a big…

Chocolate Banana Sponge

This cake gave an awesome texture and banana aroma. I took lotsa close up pictures because I was so pleased with the crumbs with the little bits of banana mixed throughout the cake. I baked in a round pan, but it can be baked in a tube pan too, as a Chiffon. The recipe is…

Nigella’s Chocolate Chip Muffin

Very easy and very delicious. Just follow the recipe and don’t omit anything. Just a word of caution, don’t use heavily waxed muffin cups that will cause lopsided muffins. See the picture below, all baked using the same recipe. Muffins on the left are lopsided and flat top too! Another tip is to use double…

Purple Sweet Potato Choc Chips Buns

I was pleasantly surprised by the beautiful Colour. The purple potato didn’t turn blue even though I forgot to add lemon juice, maybe the yeast created an acidic environment? Recipe 80g purple sweet potato puree. 240g bread flour 130 ml milk 20g sugar 3/4 tsp yeast 20g butter 1/3 tsp salt 80g to 100g chocolate…

Crown Chocolate Chiffon (cooked dough)

Hope you can see that this cake is shaped like a crown. It uses the Controlled Cracking for Chiffon technique which you can read more from the link. Also done using cooked dough which gives such a fine crumb. Original recipe from this amazing baker. Recipe (6″) 3 egg yolk 60g milk 50g cooking oil 50g cake…