Opera Cake 歌劇院蛋糕

This is what I made for my dad’s birthday in December (yes I know it’s already end of March now). There is actually nothing new about this cake but a combination of different things I’ve made before. Apart from a cake layer, the almond sponge cake could also be used as a cake wrapper. For … Continue reading Opera Cake 歌劇院蛋糕

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake with Strawberry Glaze 士多啤梨芝士凍餅配士多啤梨鏡面

I made this no-bake cheesecake for my sister and my friend’s daughter recently. Unlike my other No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake recipe which is made with fresh strawberries puree, I first turned my fresh strawberries into a coulis before blending it with cream cheese. I even used the same coulis to make a glaze. The result? A … Continue reading No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake with Strawberry Glaze 士多啤梨芝士凍餅配士多啤梨鏡面

Double Chocolate Chiffon Cake 雙重朱古力戚風蛋糕

I am running low on my favorite Ghirardelli unsweetened cocoa powder so I have to use it sparingly until I travel to the States next time (ya so sad that it is no longer available in Canada). I want a cake that doesn’t depend on too much cocoa powder but is still full of chocolaty … Continue reading Double Chocolate Chiffon Cake 雙重朱古力戚風蛋糕

Banana Pound Cake 香蕉牛油磅蛋糕

Pound cake is named for the traditional proportions of a pound each of flour, butter, sugar and eggs. Mine is a reduced sugar and scaled down version that incorporates leavening agent (baking powder) for a less dense pound cake and mashed bananas for extra moisture. 磅蛋糕的名稱來自其傳統材料比例-- 麵粉,牛油,砂糖和雞蛋各一磅。EC依比例縮小了份量製作自己的版本,糖的比例固然减少了,也加入泡打粉增加蛋糕鬆軟度,另外亦加了香蕉泥使蛋糕更濕潤。 To make it easier for the egg mixture … Continue reading Banana Pound Cake 香蕉牛油磅蛋糕

Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake 紅桑子黑朱古力慕絲蛋糕

I don't have much to write about this cake as it is quite simple. But I do want to share with you a general technique for mousse cake construction that is tidy and neat. I use chiffon cake for my mousse cake. My cake layers are super light, soft and fluffy. To prevent them from … Continue reading Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Mousse Cake 紅桑子黑朱古力慕絲蛋糕