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

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

Sugar-Free Brown Rice Chiffon Cake (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free) 無糖糙米戚風蛋糕(無麩質,無奶)

The cake recipe I’m sharing today is free of sugar, gluten as well as diary. It’s basically just Sugar-Free Chiffon Cake with a slight twist in which I replaced the flour with brown rice flour and milk with soy milk. That’s it. Straightforward right? If you don’t have brown rice flour handy then rice flour … Continue reading Sugar-Free Brown Rice Chiffon Cake (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free) 無糖糙米戚風蛋糕(無麩質,無奶)

Espresso Chiffon Drip Cake with Whipped Cream 咖啡戚風淋面忌廉蛋糕

I’ve been sick since past Sunday so decided to make something simple for hubby’s birthday this year. Just a chiffon cake lightly frosted with whipped cream and topped with chocolate drips. That’s it. Nothing fancy. I also took a video and sped it up so it was less boring to watch. If more filling is … Continue reading Espresso Chiffon Drip Cake with Whipped Cream 咖啡戚風淋面忌廉蛋糕

Semi-Naked Drip Cake with Fresh Fruits and Whipped Cream 鮮果忌廉半裸淋面蛋糕

In this post I’d like to share with you my way of creating tall whipped cream cakes. I will also show you how to cut multi-layered cake like a pro. I learned it the hard way as my first tall cake was a total failure! Back in December, 2017, I made a tall cake out … Continue reading Semi-Naked Drip Cake with Fresh Fruits and Whipped Cream 鮮果忌廉半裸淋面蛋糕