Bibingkang malagkit (sticky rice cake)

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It's like biko but better. Cook the glutinous rice in coconut milk. Spread in a greased baking dish, top with salted caramel, sprinkle with desiccated coconut and bake. It's so good. But to really do this sweet dish right, it's best to soak the rice … »

Swirled red velvet cheesecake brownies

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A melt-in-the-mouth red velvet cushion covered by a carpet of fluffy sweet-salty cheese swirled with more of the red velvet mass. A sexier version of the fudgy cheesecake brownies but the sensual appeal of these crimson squares goes beyond the fiery … »

Choco peanut butter bars

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Two layers of butter cookie crust and, in between, a blanket of dark chocolate and peanut butter morsels swimming in a river of sweetened condensed milk. They are already perfect at that point but why not make them prettier?So, into the butter … »

Oats, nuts, chocolate and caramel squares

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Inspired by a turtle bars recipe (I don’t really know the definition for turtle bars), these nuggets contain oats, nuts, chocolate, sugar, flour, butter and caramel. No eggs which should make them vegetarian-friendly. When the flour, oats, … »

Cashew nut cinnamon sugar cookies

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I baked two batches over the weekend. With a mere 18-hour interval, believe it or not. The first batch was consumed so fast and everyone was clamoring for a second batch. Apparently, my family is smitten with cinnamon and nutmeg more than they are … »

Vanilla melting moments

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The first eggless cookies I’ve made — unless I count the no-bake bake chocolate–almonds–cream cheese cookie squares. Melting moments cookies require baking. I searched for some explanation for the name, couldn’t find any, but I … »