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Category: Dessert

Butter Cake, Moist Old Fashioned Recipe

This super moist, super soft, old fashioned butter cake may look humbly plain but it is my family’s favourite pastry dessert for tea and coffee break.

Dark Chocolate Ganache Cupcake Recipe

This dark chocolate ganache cupcake is absolutely the creamiest, richest, indulging chocolate cupcake with flowy dark chocolate ganache lava in the centre, and piped with chocolate buttercream

Ang Ku Kueh (Red Tortoise Cake 红龟粿)

This classic Ang Ku Kueh has its dark red colour from beetroot juice extract. It can be filled with peanut paste or mung bean paste. The skin is sticky, soft and chewy, making it a popular snack that can be enjoyed in the morning as breakfast or anytime of the day as a snack with coffee or tea. 

Pandan Coconut Ang Ku Kueh (Red Tortoise Cake 香兰椰丝红龟粿)

Pandan Coconut Ang Ku Kueh, a delicious traditional popular Chinese snack is made with pandan flavoured skin and pandan coconut filling. The fillings of ang ku kueh can range from the traditional sweet or savoury mung bean paste, peanut paste, yam paste, or pandan coconut paste.

Lychee Rose Basque Burnt Cheesecake 荔枝玫瑰巴斯克焦香芝士蛋糕

This lychee rose basque burnt cheesecake has a distinctive tropical fruity and rose flavour and is best served chilled. It’s deceptively easy to make.

Classic Basque Burnt Cheesecake 巴斯克焦香芝士蛋糕

Basque burnt cheesecake by its name appears burnt and caramelised on the outside but is creamy and rich on the inside. It’s incredibly fuss-free easy to make with very simple ingredients.

Dadar Gulung – Nonya Kueh Dadar – 香兰椰丝卷

Dadar Gulung, also known as Nonya Kueh Dadar is a thin and soft rolled crepe flavoured with pandan juice and coconut milk, encased with aromatic moist grated coconut infused with pandan and gula melaka, a type of coconut palm sugar.

Mung Bean Paste Filling 绿豆蓉

This mung bean paste is made of Monk Fruit Sweetener, making it a diabetic-friendly filling for snacks such as ang ku kueh (红龟粿), crispy sesame ball (煎堆), mooncakes and other Asian and Chinese snacks.

Easter Egg Cake – How to Make Cutie Chicks

Easter egg cake baking and decoration can be so fun and creative. Make them in chocolate and vanilla flavours and make them stylish! Happy Easter all!

Sesame Ball – Air Fryer Chinese Jian Dui 气炸锅煎堆

Using an air fryer to make these sesame balls means it’s not soaked dipped in oil during cooking, making it a healthier snack. I have also used monk fruit sweetener in making the dough and the peanut paste and mung bean paste fillings so it’s diabetic-friendly, keto-friendly and vegan-friendly.

Kaya Puff Pastry (Kaya Kok / 咖椰角)

Kaya puff (Kaya Kok 咖椰角) is a sweet flaky local pastry filled with creamy rich kaya coconut jam baked to perfection, that reminds me of my father’s hometown in Malaysia, Ipoh. I first had it there and would always request to eat it whenever our family is back there.

Hainanese Kaya in 10 Minutes 海南咖椰醬

Trying to replicate my grandmother’s best Hainanese kaya in just 10 minutes with this kaya recipe using coconut cream, egg yolks, pandan leaves and gula melaka. This kaya is perfect to spread on toasts, in cookies and pastries.