» Monthly Archives: May 2008

May
8

Crimpers

Just like to show you guys the crimpers that I bought yesterday. This may be common to some, but I’m sure many of you out there don’t know what this is. Basically, these crimpers are use on a fondant cake. There are many designs as you can see from the tip of the crimper. This …

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May
6

Frangipani flower and cake

I was leafing through my cake decorating book and saw this beautiful frangipani flowers (kemboja). Tried doing it last night, the gumpaste flowers were left to dry in egg cartons on top of my fridge. Somehow, I find this method always speed up the drying of the flowers. By today, the frangipanis are quite hard. …

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May
5

Glace icing

Glace icing is the simplest form of icing. Very handy if you don’t have enough time to decorate your cake or cupcakes. I made some cupcakes yesterday and decorated it with glace icing. Here’s the recipe. Ingredients 2 cups icing sugar, sifted 2 to 3 tablespoon of warm water or fruit juice food colouring Method …

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May
4

Marzipan and birthday cake

I must admit that not many people know about fondant here. When I’m chatting with my aunties, they keep saying fondant is marzipan. I guess I’ve also had the misconception earlier on. I’ve read about marzipan, but never tried it before. So, for my hubby’s birthday party today, I made a fruit cake and covered …

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May
2

Creamy crab cheese tartlet

Β  I love seafood. We grew up in Sitiawan, Perak about 10 km from Lumut, a seaside town (picture above). So you can imagine how easy it is to get fresh seafood. Combined with cheese, this recipe is heaven ! Adapted from a recipe by Chef William Tan. Β  Β  Β  Ingredients needed are : …

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May
1

Gum paste flowers – roses

I have tried making roses many times but up till to date, I’m still not satisfied with how it turned out. However, I think I’ll just leave a note here on how it is done. Then we can all practice to perfect our roses. Items needed are :   6 inch stiff wire, tiny hook …

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