Choc Mint Ice Cream

Choc Mint Ice Cream by Yummy Calories

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

Eclair Affair

Eclair Affair Recipe by Yummy Calories

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

Chocolate sponge cake with cherries and cream (366 calories per serve)

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.

Mom’s fluffy chocolate loaf cake (308 calories per serve)

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 the service. It's one of her most popular cakes and it's so moreish. You won't need any icing for this. Serves 8 Prep time 30 … Continue reading Mom’s fluffy chocolate loaf cake (308 calories per serve)

‘Fruit basket’ chocolate ganache cake (418 calories per serve)

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)

Perfectly decadent dark chocolate cake (258 calories per serve)

This is the first (and maybe only) time I've used the word 'perfect' on this blog so it's not something that I take lightly. 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 … Continue reading Perfectly decadent dark chocolate cake (258 calories per serve)

Low-sugar bittersweet chocolate torte (257 calories per serve)

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)