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

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. 

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

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

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

. I inverted the cupcakes for the photoshoot! Like my cupcake liners? I think they’re pretty! I have 300 of them. 😀 😀 . . . Sorry for the blurry photograph! It in no way reflects the texture of these crumbly cupcakes! –Same for the last picture in this post.  . . Fat Free ChocolateContinue reading “Best Fat Free Chocolate Cupcakes Ever! (Vegan & Sugar free too!)”

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, likeContinue reading “Coco-Cinnamon Streusal Banana Chocolate-chip Cake/Bread/Cupcakes”

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. IContinue reading “Perfect-4-Breakfast Banana Bread”