My secret Santa got me some 4-inch chiffon cake molds, and ever since I have used them to bake my cakes. Compared to a 6-inch cake, 4-inch cake is perfect for two people. It is also very good for people who are on diet, but still want to have some small treats. It is Ethan’s birthday, so instead of buying a cake from a bakery, I decided to make him a small surprise – Matcha Lava Chiffon Cake! The cheese foam in the centre will ooze out and create a beautiful and fancy lava effect.Continue reading “[RECIPE] Matcha Lava Chiffon Cake”
Have you tried the mochi muffins (also known as moffins) from Yama Cafe or Usagi Sweets? They are addicting and delicious to munch on as an afternoon tea snack. However, they are quite expensive ($1.25 to $1.50 each) especially I lost control and bought dozens of them. So after doing some research online, I decided to make my own version of moffins! I referenced a recipe from one of my favourite baker, Michelle from Sift and Simmer. I made some changes on the portion of sugar and oil to make them less sweet and I guess healthier.Continue reading “[RECIPE] Matcha Brownie Mochi”
Valentine’s Day is in the corner, so I decided to make some treats for my friends and coworkers this year. And meringues cookies are probably the best gifts for anyone in any occasions. I went online and did some research on making perfect, crispy and gooey meringues cookies. They just need two simple ingredients – sugar and egg white. I did some trials before making an actual batch, and I want to share some tips with you all.Continue reading “[RECIPE] Meringue Kisses”
Mid-Autumn Festival is coming up soon, and my family would buy snow skin mooncakes from local Asian grocery stores. But this year, I decided to make some homemade and healthier ones. Good things about homemade products is that sugar level can always be adjusted, and I can choose natural ingredients to eliminate any preservatives. Using purple yam in desserts and pastries is now a new food trend, as it has a beautiful purple color for pictures, and it has high nutrition, with low calories. Making Purple Yam Snow Skin Mooncakes seems difficult, but it is actually easy and fun, especially when assembling them.
中秋節就快到啦！我屋企人通常都會買好多月餅番屋企，但係今年我決定自己整。由於出面街嘅月餅都好，又好多防腐劑。所以我想整啲用料天然，健康又少甜嘅冰皮月餅。近期好多人都中意將紫薯放入唔同嘅甜品，因為佢顏色鮮豔，又高營養同少卡路里。我今次都㨂用紫薯做餡料。雖然整紫薯冰皮月餅睇落好似好難，但係整過先知原來又容易又好玩。大家都不妨試吓整啦！ Continue reading “[食譜] 紫薯冰皮月餅”