Snacks & Treats

Perfect, Soft & Chewy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These insanely addictive, soft and chewy oatmeal cookies are chunky, moist and finger-licking good! Each cookie is generously loaded with the goodness of rolled oats, toasted nuts, blackcurrants, and made just a little sinful with semi-sweet chocolate chips thrown into the mix.

Deep-fried Chicken Curry Puffs

Deep-fried curry puffs – crispy, flaky, crumbly, and buttery shortcrust pastries stuffed with curried chicken chunks, potatoes and egg – are traditional street snacks that are sure to pack a delicious punch! Follow my step-by-step pictorial on how to make freshly fried puffs easily and confidently! I have to confess […]

Soft & Moist Bakery-Style Butter Coconut Buns

These soft and sweet butter coconut buns are super easy to make with my step-by-step pictorial to guide you! This is the only sweet bun dough recipe you’ll need. Fill with your favourite sweet and savoury fillings. Double or triple to make a large batch for any picnic or tea […]

Thick & Chewy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

These AAH-MAZING peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are simply out of this world, crazy good! If you love your cookies thick and chunky, with a delicious chewy moistness in the centre, you have to get to baking these right away! An easy, quick and perfect treat for anyone who loves […]

Delicious Japanese Strawberry Shortcake

Japanese strawberry shortcake is an ethereally light and creamy dessert made of deliciously moist and fluffy sponge cake layers, filled with sliced strawberries in Chantilly cream. Decorate with luscious whole strawberries and cream – and – for that extra special yummm, sprinkle lavishly with white chocolate curls! My, oh my! Has […]

Super Moist & Tender Carrot Cake

Look no more for a super moist and tender carrot cake! With loads of freshly grated carrots, sweet currants and chopped pecans, infused with ground spices, filled and topped with an ultra smooth and creamy cream cheese frosting, and for a twist of flavour from the tropics, decorated with toasted coconut […]

Indonesian Prune Layer Cake

Indonesian layer cakes are decadently moist, gloriously buttery and wonderfully aromatic. These layered butter cakes are loved for their richly sweet and spiced-infused flavours, and often tinged with dashes of liquor – rum or brandy being the usual favourites! Here, these cakes are given a fresh twist by layering dried fruit, […]

Oreo Cheesecake, Love at First Taste!

This is a blissfully delicious Oreo cheesecake that sweet dreams are made of! It starts off with a toasted Oreo cookie base, topped with a decadently rich and creamy cream cheese layer filled with chopped creme-filled chocolate Oreo cookies, topped with a luxurious chocolate ganache glaze and even more… oh yes, you got it…. […]

Marble Mini Bundt Cakes

This is a delightfully fine-crumbed, moist marble cake that’s so good for any occasion! This adaptation of celebrity chef Anna Olson’s marble cake recipe will win you over with its rich chocolatey flavour from real gooey, melted dark chocolate swirled in with vanilla butter cake. Yummm-guaranteed! Oh, how the thought of having a slice of sweet […]

Lady Bird’s Famous Lemon Cake

This is a famous lemon cake. And it was made so by an even more famous personality, the late Lady Bird Johnson, wife of the 36th US President, Lyndon Johnson, who served from 1963 to 1969. And while Lady Bird Johnson was renowned for her enterpreneurship and business acumen, which extended […]

Easy, Do-It-Yourself Hainanese Kaya (Coconut Jam)

Oh, the yummm continues! Two posts ago, I wrote of a drool-inspiring, rich and creamy, homemade Nonya kaya (coconut jam), that we Singaporeans (and visitors alike, who are as much into our food culture as we are) enjoy in characteristic Singaporean fashion. Spread lavishly onto thick or wafer-thin slices of toasted, soft […]

Pandan Raisin Bread with Crumble Topping

 This pandan raisin bread is made just a little more special, with a crust (exterior) that’s generously sprinkled with a lightly sweet and buttery crumble topping, baked to golden crispness, and a crumb (interior) that’s soft and moist. Gosh, I’ve been on the bread wagon lately, feeling a whole lot of […]