Daily Cooking Quest

Dessert Recipes

Longan and Snow Fungus Sweet Soup

An easy recipe to prepare Chinese longan and snow fungus sweet soup, with jujube/red dates and lotus seeds. Vegan, gluten-free, and sugar-free.

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Matcha Marble Chiffon Cake

How to bake a fluffy, pillowy, soft, and moist matcha marble chiffon cake, with step-by-step photo guide to create marble pattern.

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Bubur Ketan Hitam - Glutinous Black Rice Sweet Porridge

Indonesian bubur ketan hitam (glutinous black rice sweet porridge) is a delicious, sweet, thick, and very filling porridge that is always a popular choice for breakfast, tea time, or supper. Plus, this happens to be gluten-free and vegan friendly.

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Orange Chiffon Cake

This recipe yields a very fluffy (think cloud or pillow), very soft, and still very juicy orange chiffon cake.

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Clementine Chocolate Lava Cake

Easy chocolate lava cake with fragrant clementine zest that can be done in under 20 minutes from start to finish, perfect for Valentine's Day or any other day.

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Red Dates, Goji Berries, and Longan Jelly

Pretty deep ruby red jelly from Chinese red dates (jujube), goji berries, longan, and pandan leaves. Use agar powder or konnyaku jelly powder to make this vegan friendly and gluten-free dessert.

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Black Sesame Seeds Cookies

Buttery crunchy toasted black sesame seeds cookies. This is a very nice way to enjoy sesame seeds.

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Chinese Almond Cookies

Chinese almond cookies are commonly served during Chinese New Year celebration. These delicious and highly addictive cookies only need common pantry ingredients, yet very easy and beginner friendly.

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Lekker Holland - Dutch Boterkoek

Dutch boterkoek is more widely known as Lekker Holland in Indonesia, and just as popular, a perennial favorite on festive occasions.

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Loaf Pan Cheesecake

A smaller size cheesecake, made in a loaf pan, and without the need of a water bath.

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Nastar Gulung - Rolled Pineapple Tart

Pineapple tart cookies are Chinese New Year must have cookies. This version incorporate grated cheese into the tart crust, with and easy to handle log shape cookies.

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Kue Ubi Panggang

Simple and delicious Indonesian sweet potato snack/dessert that is gluten-free, nut-free, and vegetarian.

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