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Kahlua Chiffon Cake 咖啡酒戚風蛋糕

I am not a drinker and usually use alcohol only for cooking and baking. A splash of Kahlua liqueur definitely adds an unique flavor profile to any cake, and this chiffon cake is one of the liqueur-infused cakes that I (as well as other coffee lovers) would enjoy. This recipe is written specifically for the…… Continue reading Kahlua Chiffon Cake 咖啡酒戚風蛋糕

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Osmanthus Chiffon Cake 桂花戚風蛋糕

Osmanthus flower has a light and refreshing aroma that is reminiscent of sweet apricots. The flowers are often added to dessert and tea to enhance flavor. My childhood acquaintance with Osmanthus came from the Chinese legend about Mid Autumn Festival in which Wu Gang, a woodcutter, was made to chop down a magical, self healing…… Continue reading Osmanthus Chiffon Cake 桂花戚風蛋糕

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Mango Mousse Cake with Mirror Glaze

Here is another mirror glazed cake I made for my mom’s birthday. The mango mousse recipe was taken from Mango Gâteaux. I paired it up with Vanilla Chiffon Cake as well as a mirror glaze that contained mango puree and white chocolate. The addition of white chocolate turned the glaze into a creamy yellowish color so…… Continue reading Mango Mousse Cake with Mirror Glaze