{Round-up} Aspiring Bakers #22: Lightened Up Cakes (August 2012)

Yup! Its September already! Thank you to all the Aspiring Bakers who participated in the August theme and I hope that you have grasped a couple of healthier tips to make your cakes for the health of you and your families. 😀 I received a total of 24 entries. Hope you enjoy them and use … Continue reading

Guilt Free Decadent Malted Marbled Banana Bread

Good ol’ banana bread. With swirls of malt. And studded with chocolate chips. Topped with crumble. A banana bread really can’t get better than this. That its low fat is just a bonus. 

Whole Wheat Cranberry Scones

。 Okay, I promised to post the recipe of the scones a couple weeks ago.  . . Recipe from Daring Bakers! . .Q Question time: If you blog, what keeps you blogging? If not, have you ever considered it? . .

Single Serving Cookie Cake (Reduced Fat, Vegan & Whole Wheat)

It’s time for you to enjoy your cookie cake. It’s literally a cake… that tastes surprisingly like a giant cookie.  Its unfortunate that my brain tends to work in such an unfashionable manner. A cookie cake that comes a tad too late. My apologies. . . A cookie cake for you and you only! The recipe can … Continue reading

Marbled Pound Cake with Perfected Mock ‘Buttercream’ (Whole Wheat, Low Fat & w Vegan option)

What happened on New Year’s eve? . I: Watched 3 hours of Lizzie McGuire while waiting for Show Luo to magically appear on my television screen. Yes, I’m on a ‘Lizzie McGuire’ streak right now. Season 2 already, by the way. Watched a giant beetle crawl over the television screen but couldn’t pick up enough … Continue reading

Best Muffins Ever! (w Vegan option, also low fat and whole wheat)

This girl hates shopping… for clothes.  Hours of absolute boredom. Feet swollen. And 500 bucks later, the lady of the house got me enough clothes to fill up my wardrobe (which she had so nicely emptied out).  Feigned enthusiasm got back genuine enthusiasm from the lady of the house who happily declared how ugly I was and … Continue reading

Best Fat Free Chocolate Cupcakes Ever! (Vegan & Sugar free too!)

If you haven’t already, check out my new ‘A Dessert Diet’s Ingredient Substitution list” and ‘A Dessert Diet’s Pantry Staples‘!! . My SGD$2500 tablet computer is the love of my virtual life. It lets me make friends online in chatrooms, create coca cola cans in Blender, search for recipe ideas in Foodgawker, edit photographs in Photoshop, … Continue reading

Single Serving Low Fat Peanut Butter Muffin

I’m going to start having quick-and-ugly posts for the time being to keep this place from rotting. 😀 I ate these for ‘lunch’ today with lots of chocolate from my Mum’s new stash– It’s teachers’ day today and at least 5 people gave her chocolate!! All of us got a share of the calories 😀 … Continue reading

Coco-Cinnamon Streusal Banana Chocolate-chip Cake/Bread/Cupcakes

I like to think that baking is like cycling. The way I can lose myself in baking seems very much like the way I cycle on the streets of Taiwan. Like cycling, baking elevates my happiness and eases my pain. For a moment, the deep concentration, the focus, the freedom makes everything go away, like … Continue reading

Perfect-4-Breakfast Banana Bread

With yogurt, bananas, whole wheat, raisins/chocolate chips, what more can you ask from a perfectly nutritious breakfast? It even keeps well too– for about 5 days refrigerated. I’m having these for breakfast this week! The original recipe is from greenlightbites. Roni, the blogger, is incredibly good in giving recipes makeovers to make them healthy. I … Continue reading