Category Archives: Cake

Week 155: Chocolate chiffon

Sometimes I get the strange urge to make and decorate a cake. And last weekend was one of those times. It was only yesterday when I realised I had almost forgotten the tradition I have been keeping for the past … Continue reading

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Week 151: Cheesecake Mosaïc

My last bake for the year (yes, this is also for the Christmas Eve potluck). This is one of the most complex cheesecake in my repertoire, and the most complex flavour too, with 2 separate layers (baked and non-bake) of … Continue reading

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Week 147: Tiramisu cake

Sometimes people get the weirdest craving. And this weekend, my craving was for a chiffon cake. In fact, it started when I got to work Friday morning. And guess what, I happened to chance upon a very concise tutorial on … Continue reading

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Week 144: Chocolate Japanese cotton cheesecake

What do you do when it’s Sunday evening and you just remembered you are meeting the ladies from work the next day for lunch to celebrate a dear friend’s birthday? You resort to your go-to celebration cake, of course. This … Continue reading

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Week 143: Marjolaine

It is dessert week on the Great British Bake Off. And for the first time, I was so intrigued by a recipe I just can’t wait to try it! This is the first time I made dacquoise and to be … Continue reading

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Week 140: Rêves de noisettes praline

Praline is a tricky ingredient to incorporate into an entremet due to its high sugar content. After a lot of research and testing, plus indispensible advice and recipe sharing from a good friend, I finally came up with a combination … Continue reading

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Week 139: Extra tall devil’s food cake

I was having a particularly bad baking weekend as the Poire D’Eve entremet I had been eyeing for the longest time turned out to be kinda “bleh”. (Although later, I warmed to the taste and liked it quite a bit.)

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Week 139: Poire D’Eve

When I first saw this recipe, I was really intrigued by the flavours – caramel mousse, chocolate hazelnut and spiced pears. Spiced pears – how exciting is that!

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Week 138: Mocha Swiss roll

My colleagues and I were invited to an ex-colleague’s place for lunch. And I think that’s a perfect excuse to bake something for dessert.

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Week 135: Un hommage Français

No one knows pastries like the French. And while we may have our differences in many aspects (I do have plenty of work interactions with them!), I have always look up to their art of pâtissierie.

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