This cupcake has a special meaning to me, because I first made it for my Business ... (Click to read more)
Chocolate malt base with milo frosting and old-school condensed milk filling!
Pistachio Meringue Cake
My friend Mindy approached me to bake a cake for her dad's 50th birthday, who ... (click above to read more)
Kinder Bueno Nutella Cupcake
Chocolate base with nutella frosting and filling and topped with Kinder Bueno!
Salted Butter Popcorn Cupcake
Inspired by Adriano Zumbo's salted butter popcorn macaron flavor on my ... (click above to read more)
Reese's Peanut Butter Cupcake
I made this cupcake for my boyfriend, to celebrate our month anniversary. The ... (click above to read more)
This cupcake has a special meaning to me, because I first made it for my Business Study Mission course potluck gathering.
I'd been wanting to make these - a tropical flavour, with banana, coconut and pineapple and topped with cream cheese. In fact, the dried pineapple flowers were such a gorgeous ornament, they were the real reason that enticed me to make these cupcakes. Little did I know it required so much effort in slicing the pineapples (that was tough!) and trimming them to the right size, before baking them for hours to dry them.
I wasn't able to make it for the dinner eventually due to my Fraternity responsibilities, but I had June help me bring them along as a way of sending my regards. It turns out that my classmates loved the cupcakes, and even suggested that I named my little baking business after the Hummingbird.
The Hummingbird symbolises peace, love and happiness. In addition, they were held sacred for their tireless energy in accomplishing the seemingly impossible and finding joy in every circumstance. They embody the spirit of self-discovery and healing. Such powerful symbolism spoke so deeply to me, and if it weren't for the already famous Hummingbird Bakery in Europe, I would really have liked to name this after the Hummingbird, as a self-reminder. (:
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