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

Chocolate Sponge Cake (Tang Mian Method) 燙麵法朱古力海綿蛋糕

The picture of a beautiful chocolate cotton cake my friend recently posted on Facebook has evoked my memory of my cooked dough cake from last year. I made that cake with reference to my my Tang Mian Sponge Cake and 妃娟's 黃金可可蛋糕 (literally Golden Chocolate Cake). The Tang Mian method helps to coat the flour … Continue reading Chocolate Sponge Cake (Tang Mian Method) 燙麵法朱古力海綿蛋糕

Sugar-Free Chiffon Cake 無糖戚風蛋糕

It is important for people with diabetes to limit their simple carbohydrate intake as these are broken down by the body quickly, resulting in an immediate rise in the blood glucose levels. My type one diabetes has led me to the exploration of diabetes-friendly desserts prepared with sugar substitutes. However, many of the results were … Continue reading Sugar-Free Chiffon Cake 無糖戚風蛋糕