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A Creative Storm In The Oven

Everyone bakes...so, sometimes I wonder if the problem is me. I don't bake AT ALL because the last time I tried, it was a pre-mix thing and when it came out, it was nothing like a cake. Not even remotely. One time, it came out too hard...so hard I could demolish a wall with it. The other time, it came out like...well...in a much nicer way to describe the end-result...it came out looking like really disgusting-looking but nice-smelling mush.

One friend told me that with baking, you need to be very precise and accurate with your measurement and then I see where the problem is. Precision is not my thing. I like to wing it. Even when I cook, I prefer to just wing it and be 'surprised' (or shocked, depending on my mood) with the result.

I know so many friends who are into decorative cake baking too. One of them is the famous Mama Min who bakes the naughtiest of things. She is also the wife to a popular ex-DJ and now-actor, Patrick Teoh.

Check this one out. Awesome!

Ferrari Cake

The other person who bakes creatively is my cousin, Mandy but she has not been putting up pictures or baking for some time because she recently (well, not so recently) gave birth to her awesomely handsome son. You know having a kid can change your life, zap your energy and also turn you into a nappy-changing machine. Hence, that is my guess for why she hasn't been blogging and baking.

I like this Barbie cake that she made SOME TIME AGO!


And then there is this friend of mine who calls her cakes designer cakes (HOW APPROPRIATE!!). She's been baking up a storm ever since she came back from the States and she is awesome at it too. The cutest, prettiest cupcakes ever, ever, ever!

She recently did this Nemo cake for her own daughter's birthday. Sweet, right?


It is a pity that I don't take too much sugar these days. That is the only sign of vanity about me. I CAN say 'no' to dessert, cakes, and thong-sui. Yes, yes, yes...I am watching my weight because I am still yearning for a drop-dead gorgeous body that defies the law of gravity.

But it is nice to see such beautiful cakes pop out of the kitchen of these people. I appreciate the effort that goes into it although I am not a cake person.
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