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Celebrated father-in-law’s birthday in advance today. We bought this coffee cream cake off-the-shelf from Bengawan Solo. Three layers of coffee sponge sandwiched together with coffee cream, garnished with walnuts, almond slices, pistachios, and chocolate curls. The cake has a pleasant coffee fragrance; the coffee cream seems to have ground coffee beans. The cake is a [...]

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Happy Birthday to me!

Another year, another cake! Well, at least I didn’t have to go buy my own birthday cake like last year. Hubby surprised me with this Chocolate Hazelnut cake from Bengawan Solo. Adorned with just berries, pistachio, and gold dust, the cake looks simple but classy. Inside: Three layers of chocolate sponge, sandwiched with fresh cream [...]

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Our family sampled this Mother’s Day cake from PrimaDeli, and it received the thumbs up from everyone! For Mother’s Day 2013, PrimaDeli has three World’s Best Mom cakes to choose from — Mixed Fruit, Blackforest, and Yummy Yam. We tried the Mixed Fruit — canned cocktail mixed fruits sandwiched between vanilla sponge, coated with white [...]

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The short story: Hearty English high tea buffet. Excellent sandwiches, scones, and Guinness beef stew. The long story: This post is way overdue, about 4 months backdated, to be exact. This was in August 2012, when I was in my last trimester, about a month before baby Meredith popped out! Gee. But I have such [...]

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As promised, here’s the recipe for Fruit Pastry Cake (recipe source: Happy Homebaker Baker). Notes in blue are my own modifications.

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Haven’t been doing any baking since Baby Meredith arrived 2 months ago. Fingers itching to bake some cakes, so I browsed my favorite baking blogs for inspiration. Came across Happy Homebaker’s Fruit Pastry Cake recipe. This was a very popular recipe in the baking blogosphere a couple of years back, but I’ve yet to try [...]

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Lately I’ve started baking again. But it’s just basic, no-fuss cakes like butter cakes. Came across this highly raved Sicilian orange cake recipe when surfing the net. Apparently, it was all the rage in the baking blogosphere way back in 2009. It’s actually a very simple recipe, but the result is a wonderfully buttery and [...]

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One of the most exciting new openings this year has got to be Grin Affair. They’ve been highly publicised in the media for their quirky and novel concept of cakes in jars. There are about 12 flavors on the menu. Basically, each flavor is a creation of layered cake and mousse. My companion and I [...]

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