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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 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 78: Mocha and salted caramel cake

It has been a long time since I last attempt to make a cake from start to end. I guess most of my recent bakes consists of multiple components and a lot of freezing and waiting is imminent. But this … Continue reading

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Week 78: Chocolate Japanese cotton cheesecake

In the past 7 days, I have made this particular cake 3 times! Yes, 3 times. As the recipe I was following was for a plain lemony cheesecake, it took me some experiments to get a satisfactory chocolate version of … Continue reading

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Week 76: White chocolate and Brie cheesecake

Of all the cheesecake recipes I have seen, this is by far the most intriguing! Most recipes play around with fruits, or nuts, or chocolate, even nutella and the occasional mascarpone, which serves more to lighten the cake than adding … Continue reading

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Week 74: Dulce de leche cheesecake

The problem with baking cheesecake is deciding on which cheesecake to bake! I mean, you can’t possibly go wrong with cheesecake, so, every single recipe looks too delicious to pass up. However, when I saw this dulce de leche cheesecake … Continue reading

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Week 54: Chocolate and hazelnut Bavarian cream with chocolate feuilletine crunch

I think my second attempt at these mini cakes came out better. I used my go-to chocolate cake as the sponge base. I made half the portion of the chocolate cake and was left with more than half of cakes! … Continue reading

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Week 51: Chocolate and hazelnut Bavarian cream on chocolate sponge

This project initially started out as heart shaped red velvet cupcakes. But, the cocoa powder I had was way too dark for any red colour to get through, and it was the first time I baked using a silicon mould, … Continue reading

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Week 38: Coffee and lemon macarons

I think I am beginning to master baking 2-flavoured macaron batches. These turned out rather perfect, if I should say so myself. The trick, which I missed out the last time, is to ensure the second flavoured meringue is covered … Continue reading

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Week 30: Red velvet cheesecake

A friend of mine helped get me a bottle of port from the airport duty-free, so, as a reward, I thought I would bake a cake for his birthday. As I was trawling online for something interesting, I came across … Continue reading

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