Orange and Honey Madeleines

I did not know what Madeleines were, to be honest. I spotted the pan in the baking section of my favorite Home Goods store and thought they’d make interesting brownie or cookie moulds. It was only when I got home and googled them that… Read More

Patterned Swiss Roll – Chocolate with Coffee Buttercream

Cake rolls are a great dessert to make for company! They look impressive. They come together quickly, with a bake time of just 7 to 10 minutes. They can be made ahead of time and there are so many flavor combinations to… Read More

Red Velvet Cream Cheese Buttercream with Chocolate Cupcakes

This red velvet cream cheese buttercream is undoubtedly the star of the show. The chocolate cupcakes are great of course but when topped with generous swirls of this magical, wickedly good frosting, they outdo themselves. The buttercream recipe was what intrigued me… Read More

Pear & Almond Cake with Amaretto Caramel Sauce

My toddler loves pears. Which is why I buy them by the sackfuls. Which is also why I always end up with a bunch of pears that ripen all at the same time. There’s only that many pears we can eat per… Read More

Fig Loaf

When your toddler refuses to get within 10 feet of anything that even remotely resembles a berry or dried fruit, you grumble a bit, blame it on her daddy’s genes and then, if you’re like me, you get baking. I find loaf… Read More

There’s no story to tell here this time. No fancy bursts of inspiration. No dreaming up of recipes. No late night baking experiments to talk about. The chain of events in this case was pretty straightforward. Want doughnuts – Bake doughnuts –… Read More

Banana Bread with style!

Who doesn’t make banana bread, right? It’s almost the only thing that pops into your head when you spot over ripe bananas. But the thing is, it can get pretty boring pretty quickly. Frankly, I get bored just making it sometimes. So… Read More

Microwave Brownie in a Mug

I’ve made multiple versions of this cake-in-a-mug dessert. And blogged about it once before. It can be found here. It’s truly quick, fast and satisfying. What’s not to love? But why am I blogging about this again? Especially when there are millions of great… Read More

A (Not So) White Cake

This was our anniversary cake. I wanted to make something truly elegant. Something white. So I embarked on an ambitious project. New recipe. New decorating technique. A very tight deadline. Lesson learnt. Never attempt something new when you dont have time and/or… Read More

Husband wants red velvet so husband gets red velvet. I am an obedient wife you see. But more importantly, I needed an excuse to use up leftover cream cheese glaze. This bundt here is the perfect vehicle. And since mum was going… Read More