Pandan Cupcakes Recipe

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Pandan Cupcakes with Pandan Cream Cheese Frosting   It has come to my attention that some of you, my dear Bake Happy friends, are having a hard time pronouncing my name. So I thought I’ll help you out and spend some time explaining it to you. It will be quick, pinky swear.   Aikko is a name that is of Japanese origin. It means, child of love. Although my name is Japanese, I am 100% Pinoy :). I know three girls who I share my name with - There's Aiko Melendez, a local celebrity here in the Philippines. Then there's Hiromi Aiko Eve, Iwa Moto and Pampi Lacson’s daughter. And of course, there’s Princess Aiko, the little girl who is the daughter of the heir apparent to the Japanese throne. I know the spelling is different, mine comes with a double “k” but the … [Read more...]

Princess Themed Fondant Tutorial – Princess Tiara

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Princess Themed Fondant Tutorials: Princess Carriage Princess Hat Princess Wand Princess Tiara Princess Fondant Figure - coming soon Yeah, I know this is so overdue. I have already showed you how to make the carriage, the hat and the wand. And to almost finish this theme, we're making the Princess Tiara today. Next up, the Princess Figure Fondant Tutorial, pinky swear. Princess Themed Fondant Tutorial - Princess Tiara What we need: Fondant in white Fondant round cutter (small one only if tiara is for cupcakes) Fondant extruder (optional) Wax paper cut in a long rectangular shape Pencil Brush and water (to glue things together) Silver dust (optional) Tape Here’s how: (1) Fold wax paper in half, starting on the folded side, draw a half of a tiara. You can use the … [Read more...]

Easy To Make Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Easy Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies   Oh, hello! So how are things going?  Today I'm showing you something different. A lot of you have been asking me for healthy dessert recipes so we're doing that just now. How about a vegan version of Chocolate Chip Cookies? Sounds good? Yes, sounds great! This Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies - oh wow - totally plant based, no egg, no butter, no milk. I even used natural sugar substitutes but as you can see all it takes is one tiny a bite and I know you will be hooked. Just like what happened to me. One bite changes things forever. I know I sound like a vampire themed book author - but really, I'm talking about Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies, okay? Just so we're on the same page - yes - Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies is what's happening … [Read more...]

Strawberry Crumb Loaf Recipe

Strawberry Crumb Loaf Recipe

Strawberry Crumb Loaf Recipe   I just love strawberries, don't you? When I fancy a sundae from Jollibee or McDonalds, I don't choose chocolate, not even caramel. It's always been strawberries (okay, it's an exaggeration since I occasionally choose chocolate and caramel but most of the time, I love strawberry sundae best. Which is why I find it disturbing that I have only one strawberry recipe here in Bake Happy. I can't believe it. Really, just one? Unfortunately, yes, just one. This strawberry shortcake recipe from years ago. It has not been followed up ever since. How sad is that? So today, we're remedying that. We're making strawberry crumb loaves today. Perfect for breakfast and even for tea time. Someone I know even have it as a midnight snack (okay … [Read more...]

Easy to Make Ube Crinkles Recipe

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Ube Crinkles Recipe (Purple Yam Crinkles Recipe) Ever since I made the Ube Macapuno Cupcakes from this post, I have been thinking of ways on how to incorporate ube in desserts. Of course, I already make an ube cake, and ube bars as well, but I'm thinking I could still do more with ube. Agree?  I hope so! A couple of weeks back, I tried coming up with an ube version of the crinkle cookie. Unfortunately, when I made it, it fell flat (literally) want to see a picture? Here you go.  Too bad it was flat and just had too many holes in the cookie, an indication I added way to much leavener. But, oh my my my my! It was so good! I didn't know where I got the strength to resist it because I was so tempted to finish the whole batch! I was raring to bake this again to perfect it but too bad, I … [Read more...]