Pineapple pastry

Sponge cake layers soaked in sugar syrup, filled with fresh cream and pineapple chunks , frosted with more fresh aream – a moist pineapple cream cake!

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Baking basics Cakes How to

How to bake the perfect sponge cake

“Keep it simple , keep it tasty , you ll seldom go wrong” Sponge cake is probably one of those things that any baker worth their salt should know. Its the most basic of recipes and a building block to countless others. But basic doesn’t always mean easy , and mastering the fatless sponge cake …

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Bars and brownies Chocolate

Cream cheese brownies

“They say laughter is the best medicine.They lie. Its brownies.”  And I’m back with more brownies! This is a recipe I’ve made many many times. The first time I made it was few months ago for work friends and since then it has been a regular request. I almost didn’t post this recipe here bcoz …

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Frostings and icings

Easy Cream cheese frosting

I am not really crazy about frostings in general as they are usually so cloyingly sweet . Funny right, given the name of my blog ! But since I ve started baking, I have found frosting recipes that suit my taste buds.. that is , light , creamy and lower down ( comparatively!) on the sweetness …

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