Tag: Asian Dessert

Cake Recipes, Snacks & Treats

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 […]

Cake Recipes, Snacks & Treats

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, […]

Snacks & Treats

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 […]

Featured, Snacks & Treats

Homemade Nonya Kaya (Coconut Jam)

 Kaya (a Malay word meaning ‘rich’) is a coconut egg jam, widely eaten as a spread over toasted bread, soft buns, and as a cake filling or topping. It has a smooth texture, is creamy and rich tasting, made primarily with coconut milk and eggs, subtly flavoured with pandan leaves, and […]

Cake Recipes, Snacks & Treats

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 […]

Cake Recipes, Snacks & Treats

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 […]