Banh Pia – Mung Bean Pastry Cake

Banh bia is an Asian sweet (similar to a moon cake) that is a fusion of Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine. It has layers of flaky pastry that encase a filling made of mung bean and chunks of candied winter melon for pops of flavour and texture. Our family recipe is so simple and easy that you won’t bother buying them ever again!

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Vietnamese Banana and Bread Cake – Banh Chuoi

Vietnamese Banana Bread Pudding Cake Tin Close Up

Most people I know like to make banana bread when they have an excess of ripe bananas. Not our family. We make a Vietnamese banana cake which I believe is a hidden gem. The cake is somewhat similar to a British bread pudding but has the consistency of a baked cheesecake. It has delicious caramelised […]

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Vietnamese Honeycomb Cake – Banh Bo Nuong

Honeycomb cake or banh bo nuong is one of the most iconic cakes in Vietnamese cuisine. The name comes from the distinct honeycomb structure created by pockets of expanding gas which can be seen when you cut a cross section of the cake. Honeycomb cake is traditionally served warm and is perfect on its own or […]

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Chocolate Ripple Cake

A side view of half a chocolate ripple cake with chocolate shavings and fresh raspberries.

If you ever wanted the easiest cake recipe then look no further than this chocolate ripple cake. It is made from Arnott’s Choc Ripple biscuits that are softened with whipped cream to form a delicious moist sponge. Topped with chocolate shavings and raspberries, this cake is so simple to make and requires absolutely no baking! […]

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