Chinese New Year is just around the corner and some of you might have thought on getting a cake or two. The problem is, the standard cakes done by most bakery are either extremely expensive, boring or simply unimpressive. Well, worry no more as here are 6 home bakers that will blow you away with their amazing skills, passion and love for baking!
1. Leisure Fun Baking by Cherlyn Kong
Cherlyn Kong is the person behind Leisure Fun Baking and her specialties lie within fondant cakes, cupcakes and jelly cakes as well. She is based in PJ and makes a series of stunning looking cake, or she would call it, edible art!
This Chinese New Year, get festive and prosperous with her range of vibrant red and cute sets of Sicilian Orange Butter Cakes! It can be done either as in a form of a cupcake or conventional round cake. Whatever the choice may be, you’re definitely in for a treat!
2. My Sugary Tales by Yeeyen
Yeeyen is a young and talented home baker who showcases her works through creating delicious art in a form of cakes. She is also incredibly gifted in making 3D cakes, with one having noodles being pulled from the base with a chopstick!
As for this Chinese New Year, usher yourself with sense of indulgence and prosperity with some of her amazingly cute cupcakes. Whether you would like an army of “Choi San”, or perhaps an amazingly detailed ‘liondance’ figurine, she’s got you covered!
3. PetiteBite by Jesslyn & Jessmine
Petite Bite is based in PJ and currently handled by home bakers Jesslyn & Jessmine. For this festive Chinese New Year, they will be offering something a little different from their standard range of 3D cakes. Pineapple tarts!
As the translation for Pineapple Tarts to Hokkien is ‘Ong Lai’, which signify the abundance of prosperity in your favor. PetiteBite’s “Golden Pineapple Balls” are 100% homemade with the freshest of ingredients and no added addictive. They possess a balance of richness from the soft and buttery crust along with a tangy, fragrant and sweet pineapple jam filling. In any case, they’re an explosion of flavour to say the least.
4. Prisha’s Home Bakes by Puvan
Located in Kajang, Puvan’s love for baking started when her daughters were born. Concerned with the standards and quality of conventional bakeries, she took matters into her own hands and started baking. It has been over 3 years now that she has been baking, and it couldn’t get any better. Her range of cakes are all decorated beautifully, where art truly meets food.
For this Chinese New Year, you can expect a wide range of beautifully decorated and tasty cakes from Prisha’s Home Bakes, as she takes you on a journey of happiness and prosperity with some amazing cupcakes, cakes and cookies. 100% homemade with high-quality ingredients, that’s how we like it!
5. The Flour Chemistry by Sam
Sam’s decision to leave her accounting job to pursue her passion for baking truly inspires a whole lot of us. To leave the stable income life and going on an unpredicted journey will most certainly guarantee the quality and taste of her cakes.
Coming this festive season, you can order a wide array of delectable Chinese New Year cookies that are guaranteed to keep you digging for more. Hiding them behind your wardrobe will not stop your family and friends from finding out, as you feast in the shadows of your room. Furthermore, green tea lover shall rejoice by the latest inception of having premium green tea powder included in some of its pastries, giving it a whole new twist and dimension of flavour.
6. Ynghuey Cake Design by Serena Chong
Serena Chong is a designer and an event vocalist with two albums. Putting those two skill sets hand in hand, she can perform at any wedding or birthday events, and provide a stunning looking and delicious cake. She also states that she enjoys looking at faces of newly-wed as they brim with joy when they see her cake.
As for this Chinese New Year, she’ll be preparing an incredibly detailed, stunning looking and almost impossible-looking, ‘Chinese Lion Head’ cake. The one that is seen in all lion-dance. With a good amount of red and gold used, you can expect an abundance of luck and prosperity to usher you with this festive season.
Cover picture by Ynghuey Cake Design