Category Archives: Cakes

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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{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…

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{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…

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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…