Category Archives: Desserts

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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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chocolate, cranberry and macadamia brownies | a review of Pyrex® sculptured glass bakeware

There are about 3 weeks left to Christmas! My little ones are so excited! This weekend we are putting up the Christmas tree, and soon presents will be added. A season…

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bread and butter pudding with brandy custard (Using Le Creuset Buffet Casserole)

If you are a follower of my blog, you most probably would have noticed that I love cooking with my Le Creuset Buffet Casserole. (See here, here, here and here just…

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no-churn salted dulce de leche ice-cream with salted caramel chocolate

The first time I had dulce de leche (read: dool-seh-deh-LEH-cheh) was when was I was in the US. Dulce de leche literally translates to “Jam (or sweet) made of milk”, and is…

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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…