Monthly Archives: January 2015

Kaffir Lime & Leaf Mini Bundt Cakes

When the husband makes a dish, he buys enough ingredients to make the dish like 10 times over. He made tom yum soup for lunch last week and with that, he bought a pack of kaffir lime leaves. With lots of lime leaves left over, I wondered if a dessert can be created with an ingredient typically used to make spicy soups and curries.

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Cointreau Bundt Cake with Nutella Swirls

Okay, so those of you who have been waiting with bated breath as to what the boozy Chinese New Year special is … it’s THIS.

Obviously, with mandarin oranges being THE FRUIT of the season, this would have to be orange-related. So this cake is a Cointreau-soaked work of wonder with Nutella swirls and orange peel bits in it.

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Mini Orange Bundt Cakes with Cream Cheese Stuffing

Initially, the plan was to introduce these lovely gems at a pop-up at the end of this month. Unfortunately, it seems like I can’t because you need a proper commercial food vendor license to sell in a public space. Right now, I can only make and sell from home. The plan for 2015 is to finally obtain a food vendor license and find a shop space to sell my stuff in public. Until then …

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Banana & Choc Chip Cupcakes with Peanut Butter & Jelly Frosting

I discovered peanut butter pretty late in my life. But it was love at first taste. For me, I prefer the crunchy variety more than the creamy ones. I mean, seriously, it’s peanuts! Nuts ARE supposed to be crunchy, no? The creamy ones just taste over-processed. This recipe uses crunchy peanut butter – unsweetened. The jelly part of the frosting involves mixing your favorite berry jam into half the buttercream.

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