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So far macake has created 18 blog entries.

August 2011

European Sweet Adventure

Shame on me for neglecting my blog for so long. Where do all the hours go? There just never seem to be enough hours in the day between motherhood, cake orders and housework. I wonder if it’s possible to do it all without sacrificing anything. If you have the answer, please let me know. I’m [...]

January 2011

Lets make a difference

First I’d like to say Happy New Year to everyone…  I can’t believe that it’s 2011 already..  Gosh time flies… Yes I know, it’s been a while since my last blog..   Only because I’ve been busy with orders and teaching as well… Thank you to all of my lovely customers and especially to my returning [...]

November 2010

Beautiful Dessert Tables – Learning in progress

Seeing my son's beautiful smile is one of the most wonderful experiences in my life and I'm lucky enough to experience it many times every day...

October 2010

Dairy Free Chocolate Cake recipe

This recipe is very close to my heart. When my dad was still alive with his cancer, his specialist in Jakarta asked him not to consume any dairy.. He loves chocolate cake or cupcake, so I searched for an eggless chocolate recipe. After a few changes, here it is everyone…

My first private lessons

It’s been a while since my last blog… I’ve been absent because I had to move house.  Gosh what a nightmare...  Anyway all done now.. I’ve been wanting to teach for quite sometime now.  I just have this urge of sharing my knowledge.  And for quite a while, I’ve been getting inquiry about teaching so I [...]

September 2010

Vanilla Cupcake Recipe

This vanilla cupcake is my husband’s favourite since there’s a bit of lemon zest in it.  I quite like it too since it’s very light . Vanilla cupcake (makes 12 cupcakes) Ingredients : 150g unsalted butter 160g caster sugar 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp grated lemon zest 2 eggs 160g [...]

August 2010

Adriano Zumbo V8 Cake Review

Remember when I said I’m on my way to pick up the V8 cake from Adriano Zumbo? Considering the complexity of the cake, it is well priced.  Please remind ourselves that this is the recipe in order to make one of this cake. http://www.masterchef.com.au/zumbo-v8-cake.htm There are so many steps in order to get one of [...]

Oreo Cupcake Recipe

These oreo cupcakes have to be my favourite cupcakes at the moment..  I don’t know whether it's the cupcake itself or the cookies and cream icing that make me want more and more…  This recipe was given by one of my friends from the US.  Again being American recipe, I have to reduce the sugar [...]

Marshmallow Fondant Recipe

Someone mentioned Marshmallow Fondant (MMF) the other day on Ma’ Cake fanpage. OMG that certainly bring backs memories.  I used MMF a lot when I only made cakes for friends and family.  These are some of the cake photos at the time where I still used MMF… I’m very proud how far I’ve come by [...]

July 2010

Macarons Anyone??

... I’ve tried 3 different recipes each with different results, which taught me a lot. This recipe is the result of those lessons, in a way it is a combination of the best of the techniques and ingredient mix of the 3. ...