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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 116: Watercolour rainbow cake

 So, I have this friend who hates chocolate! I know, right. How would I possibly befriend someone who hates chocolate?!? But we’ve known each other for ages and, chocolate aside, she’s been a good friend to me.

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Week 101: Tiramisu crêpe cake

Crêpe cakes are all the rage ever since the first Lady M boutique opened its doors on this little island. Personally, I am not a big fan of crêpes, cakes or Suzette, or any other forms. I would eat them, … Continue reading

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Week 94: Pistachio and lemon Fraisier

 I have been wanting to attempt a Fraisier cake ever since I saw the technical challenge on an old episode of The Great British Bake-Off. But, I think I just missed the strawberries season then, so I waited until strawberries are in … Continue reading

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Week 94: Madeleines

For someone who is so intrigued with French pastry, it is quite strange that I have never had the pleasure of eating these little French cakes. I have this impression in my mind that these cakes are dense and dry. … Continue reading

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Week 93: Chocolate Japanese cotton cheesecake

This was a bit of a last minute effort as I had made plans to go out of town for the holiday weekend, but didn’t want to disappoint my friend who was hoping I could help bake a cake for … Continue reading

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Week 86: Mocha cake

I felt strangely uninspired to bake recently. I mean, it’s okay once I get into it. But I just find it so hard to peel myself off my behind and work in the kitchen. Probably the hot weather is partially … Continue reading

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Week 83: “Under-the-sea” rainbow cake

I have been holding off working with fondant for the longest time. First, because I think it’s such a waste of food, as no one really likes eating the sugary fondant. And second, it’s so much work! I finally decided … Continue reading

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Week 80: Fairytale rainbow cake

I am not a big fan of kids, but, I do love any reason to bake a rainbow cake. Since I will be bringing this cake to a “family” barbecue, where there is going to be a lot of little … Continue reading

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Week 79: Carrot and walnut cake

I was never a big fan of carrot cakes. I appreciate a good slice, particularly when it is smothered in a thick layer of cream cheese frosting. But I’d take a slice of chocolate cake over it any day. However, … Continue reading

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