Monthly Archives: August 2014

Rainbow Shortbread Cookies

Teacher’s Day is coming up and while parents are preparing the nicest gifts, I have decided to go with home baked cookies attached to a handmade card crafted by the kids themselves. The original shortbread recipe came from Guai Shu Shu  with his easy to remember formula … Continue reading

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Lemony German Cookies

These lemony German Cookies are seriously addictive. They melt in your mouth and are so easy to make. The above batch is made with the help of my boys, aged 3 and 5. German Cookies have made its way around food blogs … Continue reading

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Pattern Rolls – Other fun trials

A swiss roll to start the lunar year of 2014. The Chinese character represents ‘horse’ in reference to the jubilant year of the horse. There are 2 ‘horses’ in my family. The roll is filled with freshly whipped cream and sweet … Continue reading

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Rainbow Cake (Chiffon Method)

  Many of the rainbow recipes use genoise sponge. I prefer to use chiffon sponge for its soft cottony texture. The experiment gave rise to a lightweight cake. As my family doesn’t like too much cream, I have layered minimal … Continue reading

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Somewhere Over the Rainbow … is an Elephant!

We were celebrating my boy’s birthday earlier on 9th August. Actually, I wasn’t sure if he was going to have a cake. I haven’t thought about it until my hubby asked me if I’m making or buying one. With a … Continue reading

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Sweet little Darling Choc Cupcakes … you make my day!

This recipe was adapted from Sallys Baking Addiction. She named them “Death by Chocolate Cupcakes“. But I loved them too much to call such a dark name. Sinful as they may be, they are little starlets of happiness to whoever … Continue reading

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Fancy Swiss Meringue Buttercream on your Cupcake

Fancy Swiss Meringue Buttercream (SMBC) on your cupcake? Ever tried frosting a cake with freshly whipped dairy cream and having it melting in front of your eyes even before being served? Before you throw in the towel, try SMBC. In … Continue reading

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