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Category Archives: No-bake

Cheat’s Feta, Wild Rocket & Tomato Tartlets

It’s been a crazy first half the year, diverting my energies into running my one-woman-show home-baking business (The Midnight Baker Malaysia) while juggling the household needs. Crazy hectic, but am … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 7 Comments

Apple Walnut Slice

This recipe for a classic apple walnut cake was given to me by a dear aunt, who, in her younger days, was a prolific home-baker who made legendary double-chocolate cakes. I … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 12 Comments

Gateau L’Opera

The Gateau L’Opera (or Opera cake) is a decadent, sexy French invention. If you haven’t had it yet, the Opera is an almond sponge topped with coffee-infused buttercream and capped … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 · 8 Comments

Chocolate Zucchini Cake {Guestpost}

My fellow pharmacist/part-time baker Juliana “Jules” Osman has been posting delectable crumbs on Facebook. Then one fateful day, she posted a visually-arresting photo of a devilishly delish dark cake which … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 6 Comments

Tat Nenas | Pineapple Tarts

Tat Nenas is a firm favourite among Malaysians! What’s not to like about aromatic and chewy, sweetly spiced pineapple jam that is encased within a buttery, melt-in-your-mouth pastry? The nenas (pineapple) … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 16 Comments

Candied Citrus Mini Cakes with 5-Spiced Glaze

Carrying on in the mode of my current coffee cake craze chase, this orange-infused mini pound cake has a topping of candied citrus peels and is finished off with a … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · 10 Comments

Almond & Hazelnut Yellow Cake with Clover Honey, Almond Slivers & Pepitas

You yearn for a slice of cake, point it out to the barista and carry it back to your table. Then you carve into the thick buttercream……. and scrape most … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 7 Comments

Trio of Mini Oreo Cheesecakes

I had a hunkering for baked cheesecake that would not make me feel guilty – just let it brie right? – so happily enough, this was a recipe that did not leave … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · 10 Comments

Kuih Puteri Ayu | Sweet Princess

Finally! After a month-plus of hibernation, the computer is up and running, and behaving. Sweeeeet! Having to shake off the cobwebs from my greying noggin, I thought I’d revisit an … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · 11 Comments

Lotus Roots & Mangetout Stir-fry

This is without a doubt, an outlier of a blogpost. The “bake” component has been largely absent lately as we three generations of bakeslaves have been battling a continuous vicious cycle … Continue reading

October 25, 2012 · 8 Comments

Almost Salted Caramel

Three little words that never fail to make my heart race: Warm salted caramel. But alas, this post is not about the triumph of this bake slave conquering the tremendously … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

Candied Blood Orange & Lemon Curd Tart

It goes without saying, I love lemons. Lemons are an unambiguous lot. Sweet. Tart. In your face. You know, kind of like the Bake Slave on a sugar bender. When … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

Blood Orange & Manuka Honey with Greek style Yoghurt

This has, obviously, no element of heat necessary to bring these ingredients together. You just have to love Greek style yoghurt; it is so much more robust! It was just … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · 3 Comments