Very Berry

The Malaysia Gerenal Election had went on smoothly last saturday with Opposition gaining lots of winning compared to the previous election. We will also see lots of new faces in the parliment this time. I would like to congratulate those who had won in the general election. It will be a real different screnery this time and hope for a better Malaysia for Malaysian. I will leave you with my latest baking , The Very Berry!

For Almond Cake

150g Grated Almond Powder
150g Powdered Sugar
110g Egg
80g Egg Yolk
260g Egg White
140g Sugar
50g Bread Flour
60g Cake Flour

Whisk almond powder and powdered sugar in a bowl by a paddle whisker. Add egg ang egg yolk gradually until incorporated.
In a clean bowl, whip egg and sugar until soft peaks form.
Combine egg mixture and egg white mixure. Add sifted bread flour and cake flour until well blended.
Bake about 10-15 minutes, upper 200C lower 180C.

For Strawberry Mousse

310g Strawberry Puree
150g Sugar
21cc Red Wine (optional)
24g Gelatin
480g Whipping Heavy Cream
100g Sliced Strawberry

Cook puree, sugar and wine until brings to a boil.
Add softened gelatin.
Add whipping heavy cream and stir until well blended.
Stir in sliced strawberry.

Fruit Syrup(optional)**

300g Strawberries
150g Sugar
100cc Water

Cook strawberries, sugar and water until brings to boil. Wait until cool an brush on the almond cake.

**for simplicity, use Monin’s Strawberry Syrup

For Topping

250g Heavy Whipping Cream

To Assemble

Place almond cake piece in the pan.
Pile on strawberry mousse.
Place almond cake on top of the mousse.
Pile on again with strawberry mousse.
Top the mousse with another layer of almond cake.
Finish the top with whipping cream.

Try it out, it is delicious and very berry too! . . . . Love Sunny Yaw


  • Kimberlycun
    March 9, 2008 - 9:00 pm | Permalink

    looks really good! thanks for the recipe sunny :)

  • Lyrical Lemongrass
    March 9, 2008 - 9:43 pm | Permalink

    I think, for the sake of my sanity, I’d do better to just admire your pretty pictures than to attempt to bake the cake.

  • beachlover
    March 9, 2008 - 10:01 pm | Permalink

    look pretty cute and pretty especially the cake.I saw plenty of strawberry in Jusco super,product from Australia,it’s the season in australia for berry?.but the price is so so not really cheap.

  • tigerfish
    March 9, 2008 - 10:51 pm | Permalink

    And the berry very…..
    Berry berry nice cake!

  • daphne
    March 9, 2008 - 11:38 pm | Permalink

    U did it again. This certainly looks very pretty!

  • JOjo
    March 10, 2008 - 1:35 am | Permalink

    Sweet cake!Definitely for the berry lover, like me! =)

  • sc
    March 10, 2008 - 7:44 am | Permalink

    looks simple, yet sophisticated. thanks for sharing this (though i dont think i’ll ever attempt to bake this..hehe)

  • Veron
    March 10, 2008 - 1:08 pm | Permalink

    looks so elegant. Good job on it!

  • Little Corner of Mine
    March 10, 2008 - 2:59 pm | Permalink

    Simply gorgeous and I bet it’s super delicious!

  • Nic (KHKL)
    March 10, 2008 - 5:11 pm | Permalink

    very berry merry indeed! lovely cake for all wonderful ocasions, just like this :>

  • wmw
    March 10, 2008 - 10:37 pm | Permalink

    Strawberries, my fave…looking so nice and pretty!

  • Jennifer
    March 10, 2008 - 10:40 pm | Permalink

    There is just no end to where yr creativity goes…Very Berry is simply beautiful 😉 Gonna try this when I get the chance!

  • Rosa's Yummy Yums
    March 11, 2008 - 2:35 am | Permalink

    Wow, really beautiful and tempting! That’s a nice cake!



  • Maryann
    March 11, 2008 - 5:53 am | Permalink

    Isn’t this a lovely cake?! I can’t wait to pick strawberries again. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Much appreciated :)

  • Katy
    March 11, 2008 - 7:23 am | Permalink

    that looks amazing! the strawberry mousse sounds so insanely good — i know what i’m making when they’re in season this summer!

  • alexander
    March 11, 2008 - 10:45 am | Permalink

    Very nicely done. Beautiful.
    Thanks for the recipe.

    Alex’s World! –

  • maybahay
    March 11, 2008 - 6:56 pm | Permalink

    your creations always look divine. i’ll never attempt anything like these- they just look perfect!

  • Rasa Malaysia
    March 11, 2008 - 10:37 pm | Permalink

    Very Berry indeed. Love them. :)

  • Cakelaw
    March 12, 2008 - 5:09 am | Permalink

    Man, these look good – they are soooo pretty.

  • singairishgirl
    March 12, 2008 - 6:53 pm | Permalink

    My princess will so so love that. Strawberries are her favourite fruit.

  • valentina
    March 13, 2008 - 6:55 am | Permalink

    That’s so cute. Can you please ship one for me??:P

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