Rosette Orange Sponge Cake

Hi everyone!

It’s been a really long time since I updated. So sorry about that. Straight after exams, I left for my family holiday (read all about it at Midi & me) and haven’t really had time to bake/update since I came back. I totally procrastinated on that 12 days of Christmas thing and have decided to put it off.

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On Saturday, I had a bake sale with one of my lovely NUS Biz girls, Joanna. It was pretty nice to have most of our stuff sold out. Thanks for the support if you came down to get some sweet treats for yourself. I’ll do an update on that at a later time.

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Carrot Cake

Saturday was my uncle’s birthday.

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese frostingThis week was exam week. I had two papers, Operations Management on Tuesday, and Media Writing on Wednesday. I’d say that my papers were pretty okay, except that I didn’t really manage to finish my Media Writing paper. Fingers crossed that that little bit I didn’t include won’t really cost me :/

After my paper on Wednesday, it felt like exams were over. I went back, baked some Madeleines (from the really good Le Cordon Bleu recipe), watched a couple of episodes of my Korean drama which I’m currently hooked onto (Lie to Me), and slept like a pig.

With that sort of behaviour, there was no excuse for me not to be baking my uncle’s birthday cake. I was glad that my mom asked me to do so anyway. I don’t usually get a chance to frost whole cakes and baking one and then frosting it nicely for no rhyme or reason isn’t really cost effective so this was a chance for me to practice my frosting skills. Continue reading