Ermine Buttercream or Flour Buttercream

Ermine buttercream. It’s lighter than American Buttercream but easier to make than SMBC. It’s every bit as delicious, stable and very pipeable in our hot weather. Also, be assured there is no flour taste whatsoever. Recipe (makes a small piping bag) Roux 16g plain flour 80g milk Butter cream 100g salted butter 1/4 tsp vanilla…

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…

‘Light’ Red Velvet Cake

A birthday cake for me! You will see from the recipe this a light version of the red velvet. There isn’t a large amount of red colouring and sugar. I even read recipes that use up 2 BOTTLES of bake king red for a single cake, there’s only 1 tsp here of Wilton red gel…