• Baked Black Sesame Matcha Doughnuts

    It hasn’t quite reached sweater weather over here in my pocket of Southern California, it’s in the 100’s today! Every time I see my Chicago friends posting adorable photos of fall outfits and warms cups of coffee and I feel a little bit sad. But I will somehow have to find a way to push forward,

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  • Banana Matcha Swirl Muffins

    Raise your hand if you love muffins! Admittedly, I usually reach for a doughnut over a muffin, but not when it comes to these Banana Matcha Swirl Muffins. I always buy bananas for smoothies, but every now and then I have some over-ripe bananas lying around and I need to come up with creative ways

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  • Creamy Strawberry Lychee Popsicles

    It’s been pretty hot here in Chicago, so naturally, I’ve got ice cream on my mind. Last week it was all about my Baskin-Robbins-inspired Jamoca Almond Fudge Cupcakes, and this week I’m throwing it back to my two favorite summer fruits: strawberries and lychee. These Creamy Strawberry Lychee Popsicles are a cinch to make and taste better

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  • Baked Double Matcha Doughnuts

    If you love matcha, then you are going to love these Baked Double Matcha Doughnuts. The doughnut and the glaze are packed with matcha flavor that you just can’t miss. These doughnuts are kind of cakey like your typical boxed grocery store ones but way better. They’re also topped with sliced almonds because, while I may

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  • Red Bean Mochi Waffles

    I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again—red bean is the best bean. I’m always trying to think of new ways to use red bean in my desserts because it’s sweet without being overbearing. For example, these Red Bean Mochi Waffles are the perfect combination of crispy, chewy, and sweet without needing any other

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  • Pandan Madeleines

    Last week I revisited my love for Ube with my Baked Ube Coconut Doughnuts, and now I’m introducing you to another flavor I love: Pandan! These Pandan Madeleines are rich, buttery, and absolutely delicious! They’re a Southeast Asian twist on a French classic and I’m betting you’re going to love them. For those of you who’ve

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  • Baked Ube Coconut Doughnuts

    I have four magic words for you: Baked Ube Coconut Doughnuts. Yes, you read that. Last year, I dipped my toe into the ube world, when my cousin mentioned it to me. As a result, I created two recipes: homemade Ube Halaya and Easy Twisted Ube Mochi Bread. And let me tell you, I was surprised

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  • Matcha-dipped Chips with Sesame Seeds

    I’m in love and I don’t care who knows it! Kudos to you if you get that movie reference from Elf (my FAVORITE Christmas movie). Back to the point: I’m in love with these Matcha-Dipped Chips with Sesame Seeds. I am obsessed with salty-sweet foods—especially in snack form. I’m a 24/7 snacker, so a snack

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