Another birthday, but, last one of the year. Phew. As I was away for a trip the weekend before, I decided to go back to my simple and trusted red velvet cheesecake cake recipe. I guess it helps that the birthday girl likes both red velvet and cheesecake - what a coincidence! The best thing... Continue Reading →

Despite the scary calorie content, I just couldn’t help myself from making another one of this yummy red velvet cheesecake cake. This time however, I cut the recipe in half and baked them in 6-inch cake tins. And for the frosting, I made a variation of cream cheese frosting using a batch of Swiss Meringue... Continue Reading →

It was a rainbow cake that finally got me started on baking. So it seems appropriate to bake one to celebrate the birthday of the friend who helped got me my Kitchen Aid mixer, even if all I could give him was a picture of the completed cake. After browsing through tonnes of recipes, most... Continue Reading →

I believe I have found my perfect red velvet cupcake recipe. Well, with just a little tweaking based on the many comments. Makes 15 cupcakes INGREDIENTS For cakes 155 g flour 20 g unsweetened cocoa powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 115 g butter, softened 190 g sugar 2 eggs 115 g sour... Continue Reading →

Divine. Despite the recent popularity of salted caramel, I could never pick up a batch of cupcakes from the shops without buying at least one red velvet cupcake. So, it seems appropriate that I give this recipe from Martha Stewart a try. Makes 20 cupcakes INGREDIENTS For frosting 4 ounces unsalted butter, room temperature 6 ounces... Continue Reading →

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