I'm not a choc mint ice cream kind of person but my brother is a die-hard fan. However, after making it from scratch, I fell in love with this one. There's a beautiful balance between the creaminess and freshness of this flavour that is further enhanced by the dark chocolate chunks. I hope you enjoy … Continue reading Choc Mint Ice Cream
I was pretty late to my love affair with eclair. In fact, I used to hate it. But I realised later on in life that it was only because I've had horrible ones growing up. The eclairs I had when I was growing up in Asia had this terrible filling that was very greasy, like … Continue reading Eclair Affair
I don't usually crave cake but when I do, I try to scout out interest from my girlfriends to see if I can "share" the calories around. It's really hard to bake a cake for one so I prefer having a whole group of us. The more the merrier (for my waistline). Today's cake of the day is a chocolate sponge cake with cherries and cream.
This chocolate loaf cake can be made into a round cake or any other shape but I just love it as a loaf cake. Even after living in Australia for 15 years, I still call her 'mom' in the American way. She makes this cake to bring to church to share as morning tea refreshments after … Continue reading Mom’s fluffy chocolate loaf cake
When I showed my mum this cake, she said it looked like a 'fruit basket' so that's what I'm calling it now. The picture shows a double-layer variation with buttercream icing in the middle but this recipe is for a single-layer cake. Serves 12 Prep time 45 mins Cook time 30 mins Ingredients 180g butter, softened and cubed … Continue reading ‘Fruit basket’ chocolate ganache cake (418 calories per serve)
This dark chocolate cake is truly perfect! The first time I had this cake was from a lovely lady named Liz at my previous workplace. She would make this beautiful cake every few months and it was widely appreciated by all her colleagues. So it was like a dream come true when she shared her … Continue reading Decadent dark chocolate cake
My mum needs to regulate her sugar intake and as a result, she hasn't had cake for a long time. I thought it wasn't fair she couldn't have cake so I found this recipe (varied a little bit) from Equal's sweetener recipes. This is a low-sugar (and lowish calorie) torte for her because instead of … Continue reading Low-sugar bittersweet chocolate torte (257 calories per serve)