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Mandarin Orange Cranberry Muffins (大吉大利吉祥马芬)

INTRODUCTION

I presumed most readers will know that mandarin oranges is an auspicious fruit during Chinese New Year. It was considered as auspicious because the name 大橘 (da jv) has almost the same tone as 大吉 (da ji) which means 

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Steamed Prune Cake (Kek Kukus Prun or 蒸黑枣蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

I have received a request for a prune cake recipe but she did not specify which type of prune cake she is looking for. Well, I knew prune cake is not common in Singapore and West Malaysia but it

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Chinese New Year Recipe : Prosperity Pineapple Cake aka Pineapple Upside Cake (吉祥旺来蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

Somehow I remember some  members of a Facebook Group ever prepared this cake during Chinese New Year and I was told that it is an auspicious cake.

Well, Chinese always associated pineapple (黄梨 huang Li or Ong lai) with 

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Christmas Muffins or Light Fruit Cake (圣诞马芬)

 

UPDATED POST ON 4-12-2016

I have updated another new recipes on using muffin approach to prepare a quick bake for Christmas. Please scroll down for recipe 2 in red.  This muffin is especially relevant for those who do

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Nutella Pecan Muffins (Nutella榛果可可酱胡桃马芬)

INTRODUCTION

If my memory does not fail me, this is my 23rd muffin recipes and people always asked me why my muffins are  so fluffy looking and in a dome shape. I told them is it not muffins should like

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Fruity Madeira Cake aka Fruit Pastry Cake (鲜果马德拉奶油蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

This is not my creation and I think it was popular since early 2010s..It was blogged by most local English blogs’ bloggers and I should be one of the very last bloggers to blog this beautiful cake.. I first

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Japanese Style Tall and Fluffy Pancake (日式厚班戟 厚いパンケーキ)

INTRODUCTION

I do not know when I get to know this thick pancake but I remember it is quite trendy nowadays in Japan. Google the Japanese name “厚いパンケーキ” will produce lots of beautiful attractive pancakes.  Looking at the thick and

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Eggless, Dairy Less Vegan Chocolate Cake (无蛋 无奶 全素 巧克力蛋糕)

 

INTRODUCTION

It is not my intention to issue a vegan cake recipe but I am very interested to know how a cake without eggs and dairy taste like, I therefore proceeded to design a recipe. In addition, most well known

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Osmanthus Goji Berries Huat Kuih (桂花枸杞发糕)

INTRODUCTION

I do not how many readers are aware that osmanthus flower is a very important flower in the celebration of mid autumn or mooncake festival. This is a flower that usually blossoms during lunar 8th month in the Northern

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Cooked Dough Banana Cake (烫面香蕉蛋糕)

INTRODUCTION

This is actually not a new recipe but an old recipe prepared using the new method. It is derived from this recipe:  Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting (香蕉蛋糕). If you still prefer the traditional recipe, you can

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