Matcha Opera Cake

Making entremets is addictive. They are easy, satisfying but tedious unless you spread the process across multiple days which you should. Are these technically opera cakes? By the strictest of definitions I guess not. Blame my love for Praliné feuilletine. I’ve never met a person who doesn’t love it. Making two layers of this makesContinue reading “Matcha Opera Cake”

Decadent Milo Layer Cake

This cake is moist, crumbly and decadent. Its milo flavoured, which really means malted chocolate flavoured. For the text version of the recipe, click here.

Hazelnut Opera Cake

After months of school in Taiwan, I’ve realised that there’s something scarily wrong in society. It may be the influence of the media, according to my analysis, that’s making girls feel that they have to conform to the media’s definition of what is “beauty” in order to fit into society. My skinny underweight friends inContinue reading “Hazelnut Opera Cake”

{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. 

A Cookie Special

less than 8 weeks left! till I leave Singapore for seven years or forever. till I can no longer bake. (or for at least 7 years anyway) and its all worth it. So many years of struggling and trying to get there… all worth it.   That news is all for another time! For now,Continue reading “A Cookie Special”

Fudgy Chocolate Cake with Nutella Frosting and Cheescake Filling

Sometimes, I’m scared. When cockroaches fly-pounce onto my shirt (avoid bright colours near cockroaches). When my health is out of my control because  even a change in diet or taking medicine doesn’t work. When a “complex numbers” question appears on my examination paper. When I dislocate my right wrist but can’t feel any pain. WhenContinue reading “Fudgy Chocolate Cake with Nutella Frosting and Cheescake Filling”

Like a Sachertorte

I made this cake with a lady friend of mine with an intense love for anything dangerously rich and calorie-laden, and who despite this, owns a slim physique. The world is unfair, I know– that is until I get well again. I will live for that day… if I do manage to get through theContinue reading “Like a Sachertorte”

B-Caraibe (A Vanilla-Chocolate-Banana Entremet)

It is an entremet with banana mousse, vanilla chantilly whipped cream and chocolate tofu cream sandwiched between springy almond sponge. The banana layer almost gave me a heart attack (though unlikely). I used some really ripe, soggy, close to rotting bananas that were just barely swimming in their own juice. I added lemon juice, blendedContinue reading “B-Caraibe (A Vanilla-Chocolate-Banana Entremet)”

Sesame Chocolate Entremet

. . I’ve been sick the past few days, since I went off medication. My cousin’s passing still feels like a blur– like its half real and half a nightmare.  So much like a dream that most of the time I still believe he’s alive and not suddenly without heartbeat. The last time something likeContinue reading “Sesame Chocolate Entremet”