I am not really one to obsessed about getting the perfectly shaped cake, as I normally prefer my cakes smothered in frosting. Even then, it was strangely satisfying to finally achieve that, even if you cannot tell from this picture. The cake is split in half and filled with a layer of leftover lemon cream... Continue Reading →


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 one used half the ingredients and was baked in a 6-inch round tin. This is... Continue Reading →

 It is one of my best friend's birthday next week, and I am scrambling to bake a nice cake for her. For some reasons, all these breaks I have been having from baking made me a little "rusty". Since we were doing a "cheese & wine" night on Sunday, I thought it would be a... Continue Reading →

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 her colleague's birthday. So I went with a tried and tested, and pretty recipe. And... Continue Reading →

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 the cake. Truth be told, I could have probably stopped at the second attempt, where... Continue Reading →

I have been wanting to make a rosette cake, and I felt like I should make a Japanese cotten cheesecake. So, I made a Japanese cotten cheesecake and then covered it with rosettes. 🙂 I have made Japanese cheesecake before, but, this post really intrigued and I just felt I needed to give it a... Continue Reading →

I am not really a fan of light cakes - normally I prefer cakes to be dense and full of flavour. But, I figure, before attempting a full on chiffon cake, perhaps I should give ‘light’ cake a try. This is a rather simple recipe. Just got to make sure to following the recipe and... Continue Reading →

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