Think Pink Cupcakes

I tried Kaye Hansen's recipe (from the book Little Cakes) for Classic Vanilla cupcakes and they tasted so good! Good thing Gourdo's now have Philippine grown vanilla pods for sale so I was able to use the real vanilla beans for my recipe. One batch of Kaye's recipe made a whopping 53 mini cupcakes which I iced with Italian buttercream. I think I iced it way to early that it looks like the top is … [Read more...]

Green Tea Chiffon Cupcakes with Green Tea Cream Cheese Frosting

Thanks to Kat, I now have an idea where to buy that much elusive Japanese Green Tea powder. Since the Japanese Store in Waltermart Makati is out of my way, my choice would either be Rustan’s, Landmark or Sakura in Glorietta. Luckily, I was able to find one ay Sakura’s! Yey!!! Although, I’m suppose to do just one project this weekend, my eager hands just can’t wait to bake Green Tea Chiffon … [Read more...]

My No Fail Moist Chocolate Cake


DMU turned five two weeks and I just can’t let it pass without baking a cake. Being a fairly new baker, I decided to be on the safe side and baked my no-fail moist chocolate cake. With such a classic cake, I have to balance it out with an elaborate topsy turvy decoration. I did a basket weave design on the side and used chocolate modeling paste for the bottom border, the pizza shaped top and the … [Read more...]