Category Archives: Cakes


blueberry buttermilk coffee cake

Have you heard of coffee cakes? I don’t mean cakes that contain coffee. Because coffee cakes don’t necessarily contain coffee. A coffee cake is a cake or sweet bread flavored…


sweet potato chiffon cake

I love sweet potatoes. I love eating them in Asian desserts – like in bubur cha cha, or cooked in a sweet ginger syrup, or even when made into fritters….


pandan coconut butter cake

Butter cakes are so delicious, especially this recipe adapted from Mrs Ng SK. The cake is super fragrant – it smells crazily good – and very tender. It was so…


gooey valrhona chocolate skillet cake with pecan chocolate glaze (using Le Creuset cast iron skillet)

Everyone knows that a cast iron pot is great for cooking because of its ability to retain heat. I have used my Le Creuset Cast Iron Enamel French ovens to…


flour-less lemon, almond and ricotta cake

When life gives you lemons, make, well, forget the lemonade! Make a lemon cake instead! Lemon cakes are so yummy. It is probably the tangy aroma and taste that makes one…


rice flour soy milk chiffon cake

Many people have asked me for a gluten-free chiffon cake. So I made one today. And guess what? This cake is also suitable for those who are lactose-intolerant. That’s killing…


layered vanilla sponge cake with whipped cream, strawberries and blueberries

Do you like cake? Well, I am not the world’s biggest cake fan but if a tender slice of cake is sitting right in front of me, well, I am…


{Giveaway} cream cheese chiffon cake

Wait! Wait!  I know what you are thinking! “Another chiffon cake recipe, Diana???” Well, in my defense, I am giving away not one, but two sets of tools to help you…


{Giveaway} matcha pudding chiffon cake

It has been a few weeks and I was itching to bake a chiffon cake. Since I had a pack of matcha pudding mix, I thought I’d try my hand…


no-bake blackberry cheesecake

I rarely make No-Bake Cheesecakes because I really like the baked versions. But I have friends who really dig these cheesecakes and I am always happy to bake some for…