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strawberry cloud cake

strawberry cloud cake

I made a cake today. That, in itself, is not a surprise. Then I took a bite. And it made my toes curl. And I let out a small, satisfied…

malted espresso cupcakes with cream cheese swiss meringue buttercream

malted espresso cupcakes with cream cheese swiss meringue buttercream

It was Teacher’s Day and I wanted to make something for Aden’s swimming instructor, Robyn. We are really pleased with the progress that Aden has made since he started swimming…

zebra bundt cake with chocolate glaze

zebra bundt cake with chocolate glaze

I was looking through my collection of baking pans last week and I told myself it was time to do a little housekeeping and tidy things up a little. Of…

cookies and cream cupcakes

cookies and cream cupcakes | review of tovolo

I am so excited! I discovered some really brilliant baking tools today and I cannot wait to share them with you! Okay, let me start from the beginning. I was…

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glazed almond butter cake

Because of your support, this blog has been selected to be one of the finalists For the Best Cooking Blog in this year’s Singapore Blog Awards! Thank you so much…

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the lady’s cheesy mac | macaroni and cheese

I know it is pretty unusual for me to post on a Sunday. But today, I decided to post a recipe. Why? Well, mostly because we are nearing the end…

chocolate victoria sponge with raspberry and cream layers

chocolate victoria sponge with raspberry and cream layers

Because I love Mary Berry’s Perfect Victoria Sandwich so much, it really a no-brainer to try making the chocolate version of the same cake as well. When something is good,…

absolutely the best yellow cake with swiss meringue buttercream

absolutely the best yellow cake with swiss meringue buttercream

I have made quite a few yellow cakes in my baking life – after all, yellow cakes make great bases on which any type or frosting and/or decorations can be…

cappuccino muffins

cappuccino muffins

I am not usually a big coffee fan, but recently, I confess I have been using the Nespresso machine a lot more frequently. So this morning, since I had woken…

chocolate chocolate chip muffins

chocolate chocolate chip muffins

I bake a lot. However, not every bake is a successful one. Naturally, the unsuccessful bakes and the so-so (okay but not great) bakes don’t make it onto my blog….