Joo Chiat has always been one of my favourite hang-outs. Reason being……..
You can find so much nice food there! Like the awesome durian puffs to the nostalgic kaya toast and how could we forget all the pastry stores that are tucked at various inconspicuous corners.
So one day, the boyf and I were there for dinner when this shop caught our eyes!
I’m sure this shop is no stranger to those who loves to have their cakes customized. Click on link if you have yet to hear about them. Cherylshuen.
So we parked and headed straight to the shop. A really simple shop with minimal decorations; just a table and few chairs and also a few display of her masterpiece. The cake fridge was almost empty!
Since it was before dinner, we decided to share a piece of cake. Boyf ordered his favourite fruit flavoured cake, namely passionfruit and mango or better known as the Tropicana.
Really love the blend of colours!
However, the cake was a little disappointing. Even though the mango and passionfruit blend is very refreshing, the mousse taste as if it is thickly laden with sugar. The passionfruit curd sandwiched in between the cake layers did little to salvage the overall sweetness. The texture of the cake also fall short from our expectation. It was a tad too crumbly and somehow the mousse doesnt stay nicely on the cake. As such, after the first bite, the top simply gets dislodged.
Boyf and I concluded that perhaps we chose the wrong flavour. So probably we should go back and try again! Or perhaps…….. Their expertise simply lies in the area of their fondant designs? ((:
Nope. It’s not Boys over flowers but Girls over flowers! Woots! Made these for sis’s classmate’s birthday.
As I mentioned in my previous post, I went to learn how to frost more properly. With that, I tried to practise a little.
Buttercream frosting with candies!
Then I decided to make some more but with chocolate coated gummy this time!
I scream, you scream. We all scream for CUPCAKES!
So I was saying that my cupcakes became more visually appealing. Evidences are as follow…
I made this series for my birthday. If I remember correctly, the theme was pink and white. And the flavour was the all-time favourite, OREO!
Then I went on to learn how to handle fondant.
Meanwhile, my lazy evil twin took over and I lost touch with fondant moulding… Till the birthdays of my sister’s aka The Little Flower (TLF) classmates.
I decided to come out of my dormant state and create these!
The theme was Princess! ^^ and there were three of them!
NOTE: Do not consume the fondant. I repeat, DO NOT consume the fondant. It’s going to give you a sugar coma!
I’ll try to load more photos. World Cup tonight! Woots…
Finally. A new header. I call them my little cupcake babies! :DDD
I remember my very first batch of cupcakes was a total disaster!
Yeah.. I’m sure you get the idea now.
Anyhow, with some pointers and lesson, they got nicer (ah hem! It is true).
More visually appealing cupcakes photos coming up!
after considering for a long long time, i decided to use wordpress instead. hah.
reason being that blogspot always has popups which are kindaa irritating.
anyhow, this is my very first post. cheers!
being someone with a serious sweet tooth, i love pastries, icey cream and everything sweet! and i enjoy eating too! ((:
not only so, the process of creating the delicious food intrigue me, thus explaining the birth of this blog.
as an amateur baker aka cook, I have made all sorts of mistakes (and perhaps even more) that I believe others do too when they first started.
therefore, I hope that the recipes I shared here (together with the warnings) will be of great use to everyone who also enjoy baking or cooking or both.