Cake Recipes

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 […]

Soft & Moist Chocolate Vanilla Marble Cake

 A super easy, simple and tested recipe that turns out a soft, tender, and moist chocolate vanilla swirly marble cake, perfect for everyday tea. If you haven’t yet pinned marble cakes on your list of must-bake treats, it’s time to re-think that list! Because marble cakes aren’t just good, they […]

Nectarine Walnut Torte

 Tea cakes couldn’t be easier to make than this lovely fruit-topped torte with a soft and moist texture, topped with nectarines and chopped walnuts, and dusted liberally with cinnamon and sprinkles of sugar. I’m super excited to share this amazing cake with you! Thanks to a dear friend who kindly gave […]

Durian Indonesian Layer Cake

 An excellent easy-to-bake recipe for durian Indonesian layer cake (durian lapis cake), fit for your everyday tea treat, or the festive Lunar New Year. Hello everyone! This is my first post in 2016 (!!!). I know I’ve been away for quite a while – it’s all been a whirlwind of travelling, feasting […]

Ma Lai Gao (馬拉糕) – Even Softer, Fluffier & Tastier!

A very easy-to-follow recipe for a Chinese dim sum favourite, ma lai gao (馬拉糕), or Chinese steamed sponge cake, that’s extremely soft and springy, fluffy, and tasty! When you think of making ma lai gao (馬拉糕) or Chinese steamed sponge cake, think of the saying, “Good things come to those who […]

Very Rich Butter Cake

This all-time popular cake recipe post just got a whole lot better! Now updated with step-by-step photos, so whether you’re a novice or experienced baker, you can easily bake up and savour this incredibly rich , marvellously moist and super buttery cake. Update! Dear readers, I hear you! You’ve been […]