Blogging, Cakes, Desserts

Mixed Berry Coconut White Chocolate Muffins

I always seem to have a bag of frozen berries and fruit in my freezer and in the year of 2020, that seems to have been exacerbated. And I've been wanting to throw them into a bake for a while but couldn't really think of a simple and easy recipe that could incorporate them. Then… Continue reading Mixed Berry Coconut White Chocolate Muffins

Cakes, Desserts

Teatime Malted Milk Cake

Malted milk (or we might know it better by Horlicks) is one of my favourite drinks, it evokes a lot of childhood memories for me and reminds me of having Iced Horlicks in Hong Kong cafes in the scorching heat. It has a slight nutty caramel flavour and that made me think it would work… Continue reading Teatime Malted Milk Cake

Biscuits, Desserts

Matcha White Chocolate Stuffed Cookies

Matcha and white chocolate go together so perfectly and they work incredibly well together in my stuffed cookie recipe! I adapted my Peanut Butter White Chocolate Stuffed Cookies recipe which was inspired by one of my most popular recipes on the blog, Giant Ben's Cookies, to be flavoured with matcha and they are utter perfection!!… Continue reading Matcha White Chocolate Stuffed Cookies

Biscuits, Desserts

Peanut Butter White Chocolate Stuffed Cookies

One of the most popular recipes on my blog has been my adaptation of the Ben’s Cookies recipe. That was from nearly 5 years ago and I had an email from someone saying they tried and really loved the peanut butter and white chocolate version of the recipe and I thought it would be a… Continue reading Peanut Butter White Chocolate Stuffed Cookies

Cakes, Desserts, Food on Youtube

Peanut Butter Brownies

The best brownies are fudgy, chocolatey and chewy and I’ve made plenty of brownies using my tried and tested recipe. But now that I’ve developed a recipe to include peanut butter and they are even better! These are my Peanut Butter Brownies! I’ve taken my favourite brownie recipe and adapted it to include peanut butter… Continue reading Peanut Butter Brownies

Desserts, Food on Youtube

Apple and Plum Crumble

You might associate crumble with being a typical autumnal dessert but I think that crumbles are just perfect anytime you have some fruit that needs using up, especially apples! I’ve taken my glut of fruit and used it to make my favourite Apple and Plum Crumble (or as I like to call it, plumble) I… Continue reading Apple and Plum Crumble

Confectionery, Desserts, Food on Youtube

Chocolate Cornflake Cakes

Chocolate Cornflake Cakes have always been a classic Easter treat popular with kids and adults alike and in time for the Easter weekend, I’m sharing my recipe for making them! With the isolation lockdown quarantine period still going on, I think many of us have found ourselves venturing into the kitchen a bit more and… Continue reading Chocolate Cornflake Cakes

Chinese Recipes and Content, Desserts, Pastry

Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts

The Hong Kong egg tart is a well loved and staple of any Chinese bakery or dim sum menu. After many many attempts to get the perfect recipe, I think that I have finally found it! These are my Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts! There are two kinds of egg tart you might be familiar… Continue reading Hong Kong Style Egg Tarts

Chinese Recipes and Content, Desserts, Food on Youtube

Coconut and Red Bean Pudding (椰汁紅豆糕)

Chinese New Year is on its way and it’s the perfect time to try out today’s new recipe for your family and friends, it’s my Coconut and Red Bean Pudding (椰汁紅豆糕). Red beans (or azuki beans) are very common in Chinese and Japanese desserts. They have a mild but nutty flavour with a sweetness that… Continue reading Coconut and Red Bean Pudding (椰汁紅豆糕)

Bake Off 2019, Cakes, Desserts, Food on Youtube

Triple Layer Chocolate Drip Cake

Today’s recipe post marks the end of the Bake Off Bake Along for another year. I’m super proud that I have managed to bake along with all 10 weeks and that I have pushed myself to try new techniques such as the tangzhong method, yoghurt buttercream and mirror glazes. My Triple Layer Chocolate Drip Cake… Continue reading Triple Layer Chocolate Drip Cake

Bake Off 2019, Desserts, Food on Youtube, Pastry

Domed Princesstårta Tartlets

The ninth Signature of Bake Off 2019 was to make 8 identically decorated domed tarts. We saw Alice wow the judges with her Mocha Hazelnut and Orange Tarts and Rosie do the almightiest of comebacks in the Technical Challenge but in the end, it wasn’t enough for her as she become the tenth baker to… Continue reading Domed Princesstårta Tartlets

Bake Off 2019, Desserts, Pastry

Butternut Squash Pie

The eighth showstopper of Bake Off 2019 was to make a vertical pie. We saw Steph wow with a carousel pie meanwhile Henry attempted to make a chandelier out of his pie but unfortunately Pastry Week turned out to be his demise! The challenges are getting harder and harder and that means I am also… Continue reading Butternut Squash Pie

Bake Off 2019, Desserts

Pistachio Matcha Layered Meringue Cake

The sixth signature of Bake Off 2019 was to make a layered meringue cake with at least 3 layers and large enough to share with friends. We saw Paul Hollywood say that chocolate didn’t go with raspberry, meringue and cream (which is factually incorrect) and unfortunately Priya bombed out of the competition! I took inspiration… Continue reading Pistachio Matcha Layered Meringue Cake

Bake Off 2019, Desserts, Pastry

Piña Colada Custard Tarts (or Pies)

The fifth signature of Bake Off 2019 was to make 4 elaborately decorated custard pies. We saw David impress with his simple but perfect custard pies which saw him earn the second Hollywood Handshake of the series meanwhile Helena and Michelle left the tent in a highly controversial decision. I decided to combine the showstopper… Continue reading Piña Colada Custard Tarts (or Pies)

Bake Off 2019, Cakes, Desserts

Spiced Fig and Yoghurt Cake with Yoghurt Buttercream

The fourth signature of Bake Off 2019 was to make a cake using a cultured dairy product such as yoghurt or buttermilk. We saw Michael’s experiment with a raspberry cheesecake surprise stick to the tin and we saw David turn to the alcohol by adding limoncello to his cake. I combined one of my favourite… Continue reading Spiced Fig and Yoghurt Cake with Yoghurt Buttercream