Mar
14

Rice Krispies Treats

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Rice Krispies Treats.. must be something which is a common treat for kids in the USA.  Here in Malaysia, I’m not really sure.  One of the ingredients to make Rice Krispies Treats (RKT) is marshmallow.   Marshmallow is  not very commonly eaten by Muslims here.  Must be due to the ‘halal’ issue.  After watching a …

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Feb
11

Red velvet cupcakes

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What is so special about this cake, I wonder,  it seems like everybody is trying to make or sell red velvet cake now.   It’s basically a chocolate cake with loads of red colouring in it.    Which is why I’m a bit reluctant to eat this cake.  But probably, the bright red colour is what makes …

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Jan
24

New class in March – faux cake (fake cake)

Last weekend was spent learning how to make fake cakes  from a very talented lady (Cik Ayu).. if you guys are interested to learn, I have invited Cik Ayu over to Bakingproject’s kitchen to teach us how to make these gorgeous cake, cupcakes and also chocolates.   All these are actually made of styrofoam inside, then …

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Jan
18

Cake Leveler

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With a few extra Ringgit in my purse, I decided to splurge on a large Wilton Cake Leveler, during a trip to Pastrypro, Kepong recently.   I think its about time that I have this very useful gadget.  All this while I have been leveling my cakes using a long knife.  Sometimes you end up with …

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Jan
5

Baking a rich fruit cake

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When I was young, my dad would take us to this Mamak restaurant.  On every table, they would serve slices of fruit cake wrapped in clear plastic.  You could see all the raisins in there, and I remember my dad loved it.  So, whenever I bake a Fruit cake, it always reminds me of our …

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Dec
16

Doctor-styled cupcakes

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” These cupcakes have health-giving power Especially made for you To say, Thank you Doctor and have a wonderful wedding too ! ”     Terima kasih Adie for your order.        

Dec
13

Decorating a chocolate log cake

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Me and my friend attended a cake-making demo session recently at this place (which I wont mention where).. the fee for the class was quite cheap, only RM30 and we registered last minute, hoping to learn how to better bake a few recipes, such as buttercake, cream puff, etc.  I was just tagging along with …

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Nov
15

Pizza Party

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Last Saturday we celebrated my daughter’s 11 year old birthday.   Invited a few of her friends and the rest who came were our very close relatives.   The menu was simple – baked macaroni , roast Cajun chicken and pizza.  It was a fun day making our own pizza.  I prepared the dough at about 2 …

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Nov
4

French buttercream

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There are many types of buttercream, and at times it can be confusing. The one I teach in my class is the most basic type, whereby we mix icing sugar with butter.  This type of buttercream is suitable for piping.  French buttercream (bc) on the other hand, is usually used as filling for cakes.  This …

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Oct
6

Waffles

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I can’t categorize this as a baking project.. no long hours of baking in the oven,  just  a quick use of the waffle maker.   I don’t always make waffles, so the waffle maker was just dusting away in the cupboard.    So today I don’t know what got into me, I suddenly have the …

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