RECIPE: CARROT CAKE WITH WHITE CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Carrot Cake with White Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Where do I begin… Well, I recently left Taipei and moved to London. I know, bad timing considering the Brexit. But I believe that you have to stay positive, trust your gut feeling and stick with your decision. Nothing is ever as bad as it seems. And even if it is, have a “cuppa” and a slice of cake and think about your next steps.  Speaking of cake, this weekend I felt like whipping up some carrot cake. Everyone has their personal preferences regarding the density of their carrot cake. People here in the UK prefer a more dense one. However, this […]

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RECIPE: SUGAR COOKIES AND POOPY ASTRONAUTS*

I am really sorry about not posting for quite some time. Unfortunately, baking and cooking had to take a backseat during the last few weeks (or should I rather say months *cough*) and I have to admit that I missed it quite a lot. Ever since my childhood I loved to bake and always considered it to be a fun activity – and even more so, when you have company.  Therefore, to make these lovely sugar cookies I got myself some support by two baking experts (my sister and my nephew Riley). This recipe is very easy to make. You […]

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REVIEW: CARROT PATCH CAKE

This year started off kind of turbulent therefore it was difficult for me to make time to bake and take some pictures. However, preparing a sweet treat for the holidays reminded me of the relaxing and rewarding side of baking …I could do without having to deal with the mess afterwards though. ^^ While browsing the internet I stumbled across this amazing idea of a carrot patch cake by The Partiologist. Therefore I decided to adapt the idea of carrots hidden in a bed of chocolate cake-soil. As I think that chocolate harmonizes perfectly with the taste of oranges I […]

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