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July 2010

Lapis Surabaya Indonesian Sponge Cake Recipe

Surabaya layer cake or in Indonesia we call them Lapis Surabaya..  This is one of Indonesia’s signature cakes. There's a story behind the name of this cake. "Surabaya" is the name of a city in Indonesia. But the term "Lapis Surabaya" is only known by people outside Surabaya, while people in Surabaya don't even know [...]

June 2010

Ingredient Substitutions

When I was baking a cake last week, I realised that I was running of buttermilk, which prompted me to search for a substitute… After I found it I wondered how many people out there who actually want to know about this.. So here it is, I hope this helps you with your baking adventures..  [...]

My Son the baker

As I watch my son and my husband making cookie dough, I was so impressed at my son’s ability for attention to details… I didn’t realize that He’s actually been watching what I do when I decorate the cake.  He actually told my husband to use corn flour so the cookie dough doesn’t stick on [...]

Red Velvet cupcake recipe

I can’t believe it that Ma’ Cake has more than 1400 likers in the Facebook fan page… It’s such a big deal to me..  Thank you everyone who has helped me along the way.. As I promised and as been voted by the Ma’ Cake likers…  the Red Velvet recipe..  This recipe was originally taken [...]

May 2010

Pentecost Viva La Fiesta Church Charity Event

...I’m very proud that on that day we sold the fried noodles and 100 cupcakes within just 1 hour. I consider that as quite an achievement....

Mothers Day Competition Cake Delivery

As I walked into the house, I can feel the warmth of the family.  They’re just so welcoming and very family orientated as I can see of how many people actually got together to see her reaction when she received the cake.  I was as nervous as Helen..  You know when you receive an order [...]

Matthew’s Birthday

... He just loves all of the toys from the CARS movie especially Lighting Mc Queen. He loves it that much that when I did the cars figurine for the cake and cupcake, he thought it was his toys and he start playing with them.. OMG I was like… You can’t do that.. You’ll crash them.. And he answer me very calmly said isn’t what a racing car supposed to do?? To crash at each other.. I just stop and cuddle him and I don’t know what to say anymore…

Mother’s day competition… The winner is…

... Meanwhile, mum and dad tried to have a child to complete their family. However, for 19 years, mum and dad struggled to have a child of their own. Mum has had 8 miscarriages, and was often discouraged by family members and told she should stop trying. But she persisted - she persisted until I came along, her only child....