Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

Last week, we celebrated my nephew Liam's first birthday.  His parents turned their house into a big aquarium and displayed fishy decorations everywhere! They asked me to bake some pretty colorful fishy cupcakes they found on Pinterest to go with the O-FISH-AL birthday theme and without any hesitation, I agreed.  I was excited to contribute … Continue reading Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Cupcakes with Two Types of Frosting

Since 2014, this recipe has been my go to for chocolate cupcakes.  Back in 2014, I researched the internet for the best chocolate cupcake recipes.  Cupcake Jemma shared a delicious looking chocolate cupcake on her YouTube channel, but everything was measured in grams and I was not patient enough to convert it.  I tried a … Continue reading Chocolate Cupcakes with Two Types of Frosting

Pandan Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream Frosting

Over the Fourth of July weekend, Cousin Jennifer's family hosted an elegant Engagement Party at their beautiful house to celebrate Jennifer and Chris' engagement. We celebrated and got 'Turnt Up' with all of their closest friends and family.  Before the drunken madness, a few family members helped and prepared some delicious food to bring to … Continue reading Pandan Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream Frosting

Vietnamese Black Eyed Peas Rice Pudding (Che Dau Trang)

I noticed that in Vietnamese cuisine, beans are commonly found in sweet desserts like chè. Chè is a type of sweet Vietnamese dessert normally prepared with a glutinous sweet rice or tapioca base.  It is cooked and combined with beans and topped with a nice dose of rich and creamy coconut creme.  It is such … Continue reading Vietnamese Black Eyed Peas Rice Pudding (Che Dau Trang)