Sugar-Free Coconut Purple Sweet Potato Mochi 無糖椰香紫薯糯米糍

This is the sugar-free version of my Purple Sweet Potato Mochi. I used Swerve, which is a blend of erythritol and oligosaccharide, as the sweetener. Swerve is a like-for-like sugar replacement so the conversion is straight forward. Both mochi dough and filling were sweetened with Swerve. Inside the mochi was purple sweet potato filling and … Continue reading Sugar-Free Coconut Purple Sweet Potato Mochi 無糖椰香紫薯糯米糍

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Baked Red Bean and Coconut Sticky Rice Cake (Nian Gao) 焗紅豆椰汁糕 (烤年糕)

I know it is not Chinese New Year yet but my three-year-old son and I have made some Nian Gao (sticky rice cake) yesterday. My little boy was the chef and handled all the stirring and mixing and pouring for me. What I did was to measure the ingredients, melt the sugar in the milk and … Continue reading Baked Red Bean and Coconut Sticky Rice Cake (Nian Gao) 焗紅豆椰汁糕 (烤年糕)

Mango Coconut Chiffon Cake 椰香芒果戚風蛋糕

This is another cake I made with coconut milk. The one before was made with dark brown sugar. This one was with white sugar and I added dried mango pieces to the batter (sometimes I would add toasted coconut flakes too). When baked, the dried mangoes would become soft and chewy. Have you ever bought … Continue reading Mango Coconut Chiffon Cake 椰香芒果戚風蛋糕

Mango Coconut Muffins 椰香芒果鬆餅

I have half a can of coconut milk left in my fridge and this is just perfect for some coconut muffins. The original recipe comes from King Arthur Flour's Basic Muffins, which can easily be adapted to other flavors by replacing the ingredients. As coconut and mango go well with each other, I've added some … Continue reading Mango Coconut Muffins 椰香芒果鬆餅

Coconut Cake with Mango and Chocolate Crunch 椰香芒果脆脆蛋糕

Mango is my hubby’s favorite fruit. His birthday cakes have almost always been mango cakes ever since I started my baking journey. His cake this year consisted of three layers of coconut chiffon cake with a chocolate crunch layer and fresh mango cubes sandwiched in between them. The outside was wrapped with thinly sliced mangoes. … Continue reading Coconut Cake with Mango and Chocolate Crunch 椰香芒果脆脆蛋糕