Category Archives: Cake & Muffin

Lemon Coconut Cornmeal Cake (NYDC Day#4)

This is the best cake I've made for a while! Seriously! And it is not even that impromptu! I planned it the day before, and except for the unsuccessful glaze, which was an epic fail and was overly sweet. This cake is so amazing itself that it does not need any glaze or topping. So, I'm not going to talk much today, but I advise you to get some non-GMO cornmeal, make your own shredded coconuts and try out this recipe immediately! Then, if you are sure not to fail like me, you can put some lemon whipped cream or lemon glaze on top.

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Pear Apple Cake with Mixed Flours (NYBC Day#2)

I love grained photos in winter!

Today, I have a very interesting and very impromptu recipe to share. So, I knew I had to bake something, so I looked at the fruit bowl and saw that we have some tangerines, apples, pears, a quince and some oranges. I decided to make apple and pear cake by using my beloved Carrot Cake recipe as the base. And since I came by this deliciousness today, I decided to lay some pears on the bottom of the cake mold.

Then, I decided to double my carrot cake recipe, since I know that it doesn't yield much. But, doubling came with pain..

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PHBC Day#3: Oatmeal

Although I'm not an oatmeal-for-breakfast person, I try to eat oatmeal regularly, because it's healthy for you. It's high in fiber and complex carbohydrates. Besides, it's low in fat, so you can add in as much healthy fats as you want (in my case, mostly peanut butter). But, as I said, I'm not a fan. I find it somehow disturbing to eat because of its slimy texture when cooked. So to make the oatmeal more interesting and healthier, I do the following..

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PHBC Day#1: Overnight Chocolate Pancakes with PB&J

Did you know that when I was a child, I didn't like to have breakfast? I used to only drink a glass of milk in mornings, and then crave for the entire day. Then when I was a freshman in university, I used to eat fatty pastries every morning with a big cup of sugared tea. Yuck!

But now, I'm older and I know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and not only it keeps you full for hours, it is also helps you maintain your healthy weight. I can easily say that when I don't have breakfast, I tend to binge on any food I can find that day.

So, breakfast is good for us and we have to have it everyday. But it's not easy huh? For some people, having a breakfast early is not tempting. My sister, for example, cannot have breakfast very early. That is of course not true for me. But I have another problem. Since I like to sleep, and am therefore usually rushing for work in the mornings, I definitely don't have time to have a decent breakfast. Fortunately, these two breakfast preventive situations have one single solution: "pre-made breakfast".

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Famous Carrot Cake: Third Version

If you follow this blog, then you probably know about my "famous" carrot cake, my all-time favorite cake! But, the fact is that this cake is not so healthy to eat every time. So, I tried to came up with a healthier one, using honey instead of processed sugar. But the result was not as I wanted to get. The unique taste of my "famous" carrot cake was gone.

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