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How To Bake Your First Ever Perfect Cake

Hi there! It’s me. Frankly, I have been away for so long that I don’t know where to start. Maybe we should start over with a recipe that will help you bake your first ever perfect cake. Sounds fun right? Even though I put up step by step recipes for cakes, I figured that some [...]

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Eggless Banana Cake With Strawberry and Chocolate Swirls

Here’s a cake that’s just perfect for a Christmas treat and I am glad to bring it to you just in time. Super duper easy to make, the only thing you will probably worry about is the number of batches you might have to bake once you have served this to your friends and family. [...]

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David Lebovitz’s Chocolate Idiot Cake (Flourless Chocolate Cake)

There are two reasons why I decided to bake this cake. First, a chocolate cake recipe by David Lebovitz cannot be missed. Second, he calls it the Chocolate Idiot Cake because only an idiot can mess it up. Not that I doubt my intelligence but it’s only healthy to check if one’s turning into an [...]

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Oats and Dark Chocolate Cake (Butter Less- Gluten Free)

Dear friends on diet, the ones pretending to be on diet (raises hand) and unapologetic food lovers…here is a treat that will satisfy the sweet tooth of each one of you. Yes Yes I have been on a cake spree and I promise that the next post will be a savoury, spicy dish but until [...]

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20 Lessons I Learnt in The Kitchen and Applied to My Life (And a Red Velvet Cake)

Mybutterhalf  is turning two and I would like to thank each one of you for reading and appreciating my blog. As I complete the second year of blogging, I am still new to this craft and every time I create a new post, I am both nervous and thrilled.Sometimes I make errors, forget to take [...]

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Reine de Saba (Julia Child’s Chocolate and Almond Cake)

You must be wondering if I am a chocolate addict! Surprise surprise…I am not. I am not a chocolate addict. I have always picked the pineapple pastry over chocolate truffle. Strange as it may sound, I am addicted to cooking with chocolate. I am a sucker for textures. Textures intrigue me to no end. Some [...]

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Extreme Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Lemon – White Chocolate Mousse Frosting

I know I know, I have shared a chocolate cupcake recipe earlier and it still is my favourite. It has a light chocolate flavour which I personally love but I really wanted an extremely dark chocolate  cupcake. If you are one of those people who can never get enough chocolate, you are in for a [...]

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How to Make a Silky Smooth Chocolate Ganache and Frost a Cake For a Smooth Finish (Step by Step)

 I am not a professional baker but a passionate one. There is so much joy in baking a cake for your loved ones which is not only delicious but also looks good. I am not talking about machine-like perfection cz I like it all rustic. Filling and frosting a cake is not difficult at all.  It [...]

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Aunt Cissy’s Lemon – Almond Cake

I have a new room-mate and she likes to bake too! This recipe is an old classic by Mrs. Cissy Pareira who my room-mate fondly calls Aunt Cissy. She has grown up eating this cake and couldn’t stop raving about it. When I asked her to share the recipe, she immediately called her mom and [...]

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Eggless Chocolate Cupcakes

Good news! Here is a soft, moist and very chocolatey cake recipe without eggs. Many of you had been asking for it and I was desperately trying to figure out one. It took a while but it was worth the wait, testing and trying many recipes. It is really hard to find good eggless cakes [...]

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