Category: Simple cakes

Baking Recipes, Simple cakes

Espresso Coffeecake with chocolate and cacao nibs + a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Giveaway

Espresso Coffeecake 1

The other day saw one of the moodiest days I’ve had since the year started; so much so that I felt like I was about to chew some heads off at work. I was feeling particularly drained that day and having to deal with people seemed like such a chore. I sorely needed to get …

Baking Recipes, Product Reviews, Simple cakes

Taste Test: Maya Yellow Cake Mix Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Maya Yellow Cake Mix 1 - Taste Test: Maya Yellow Cake Mix Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Remember awhile back when I posted about the goody bag I was sent by Maya Hotcake Mix? I promised I would review the cake mixes and this is the first that I decided to try out. I’m not a regular user of cake mix since I make all my cakes from scratch, but I’m going …

Baking Recipes, Simple cakes, The Tummy Train TV

A first encounter leading to this Cacao Nib Coffeecake [VIDEO]

Cacao Nib Coffeecake 1 - A first encounter leading to this Cacao Nib Coffeecake [VIDEO]

Lately I’ve been hankering for coffee so much it’s not even funny anymore. After drinking some during breakfast early in the morning, I’m already itching for another glass around mid-morning. I wonder if the thought of having so many kinds of coffee stashed at home is causing this. Nonetheless, bless all the people who gifted …

Baking Recipes, Simple cakes, The Breakfast Bin

Coffee and chocolate come together for this Chocolate-Coffee Swirled Coffeecake

Choco Coffee Coffeecake 1 - Coffee and chocolate come together for this Chocolate-Coffee Swirled Coffeecake

After all that coffee talk from my previous post about DeLonghi coffee makers, I got into this coffee kick. I like coffee as much as the next person but sometimes I crave it in another shape and form, so this Coffee and Chocolate Swirled Coffeecake recipe hits the spot really nicely. Add to that, this …

Baking Recipes, David Lebovitz, From the books, Mad for Madeleines, Simple cakes

These Matcha Financiers will make teatime even classier

Matcha Financiers 1 - These Matcha Financiers will make teatime even classier

Sometimes, friends are the antidote to stress and fatigue. Last weekend I went out with two of my close high school friends and I realized that it has been AGES since I’ve done any of that. I’ve been so drained from work lately (how many times have I mentioned this?) and this little meet-up proved …

Baking Recipes, Simple cakes

Alton Brown’s Tres Leches Cake

Tres Leches Cake 1 - Alton Brown's Tres Leches Cake

Sometimes there is more than one way to do things, but the outcome won’t always be the same. This Tres Leches Cake did a marvelous job driving home that point. The story starts with a craving. Having never tried a Tres Leches Cake before in my life, I went in search of a fail-safe recipe …

Baking Recipes, Simple cakes

They call this the New York Crumb Cake

NY Crumb Cake 1 - They call this the New York Crumb Cake

Damn I miss New York City. I told myself I wouldn’t but I do. It’s been two months since I returned from my trip to the US and I still feel myself recalling the days I spent there. Most of my thoughts inevitably drift to New York, just because it’s the city we spent most …

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Classic moments with KitchenAid and Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Swirl

I am beyooond excited to announce that I’ll be working with KitchenAid Philippines for the next few months to bring you some delicious recipes, with the help of course of their awesome products! Yaaaay! I’ve been a fan of the brand from the beginning. I’ve been using their KitchenAid Heavy Duty Stand Mixer since I …