Category Archives: Cakes

red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese swiss meringue buttercream

I was never a fan of Red Velvet Cake until I started making my own. Red Velvet cakes can be very temperamental and end up being very dry. I know…

black glutinous rice flour hokkaido chiffon cupcakes with coconut custard cream

Man, what a title for a simple cupcake! Okay folks, I am EXCITED! This is a recipe I spent quite a bit of time thinking through and after working on…

chocolate rum cheesecake

Every Christmas eve, the LAM and I host a small dinner party for a few close friends and relatives. And every Christmas eve, I always make a cheesecake. I have…

rocky road cupcakes

I was thinking of the LAM when I made these cupcakes. He is a big huge fan of Rocky Road Bars but I have never made him any. Not because…

s’mores coffee cake

The classic combination of melted marshmallow and chocolate has been tried, tested and approved by so many that there is no doubt that it is a combination that works. So…

apple buttermilk cake

I was hankering for an apple cake so I made one. I took one bite, spat it out and proceeded to throw the entire cake out. What a bummer! Not…

flourless chocolate hazelnut cake

I have made a few flourless cakes, and I can safely say that all flourless cakes are very very moist cakes. Why is that? Okay, I am sure if I…

chocolate and banana cupcakes with peanut butter swiss meringue buttercream

It’s been a while since I baked some cupcakes. In fact, in the last week I did not bake as frequently as I normally do. The main reason was that…

mixed fruit tea chiffon cake

Alright. If you must bake one chiffon cake for the new year, make this one. A while ago I shared the recipe for an Earl Grey Chiffon Cake. That was…

blueberry coffee cake

I wanted to bake a cake.  Are you surprised? 😛 But I didn’t have a lot of time. As usual. So I thought the way to go would be to…