Chocolate Nutella Ferrero layer cake

Chocolate Nutella Ferrero layer cake

January 12, 2017By joy's cozy ovenCakes No Comments

Hello 2017! Thanks to everyone who supported my (second) Christmas cupcake shoppe and believed in me enough to buy my cupcakes and feed them to your friends and families! I am super excited for 2017 but I will miss all the baking adventures I had in 2016! Here are a few baking related things I learned … Read More

Pumpkin cupcakes with brown butter buttercream

Pumpkin cupcakes with brown butter buttercream

October 17, 2016By joy's cozy ovenCupcakes No Comments

Happy pumpkin season! Pumpkin season marks the one year anniversary of my blog’s “rebirth” and also my cupcake side-business idea! Yay! I updated the “Shoppe” section of my blog. Please check it out if you are interested in ordering some homemade cupcakes from me 🙂 Pumpkin dessert makers know, you can’t just make one type … Read More

Golden oreo cupcakes

Golden oreo cupcakes

May 7, 2016By joy's cozy ovenCupcakes 4 Comments

I had a cupcake order this week for the bf’s coworker goodbye party. I am so happy to be baking cupcakes for her because she was my first customer! I made the pink and green cupcakes for her daughter’s one year old birthday.  That was when I just started to make cupcakes. I am so thankful for her … Read More

Matcha cupcakes with matcha frosting

Matcha cupcakes with matcha frosting

April 11, 2016By joy's cozy ovenCupcakes No Comments

There is so much matcha love in Toronto right now. Tsujiri, Uncle Tetsu matcha cafe, Nohohon Tea Room are just some of the new matcha related openings.  This matcha latte lover here is loving it. Because of all the new cafe / tea shop openings I gave myself a little food mission – try as … Read More

Cake pops: tips and tricks!

Cake pops: tips and tricks!

February 19, 2016By joy's cozy ovenCakes, Cupcakes No Comments

I had a love-hate relationship with cake pops until now (I hope after reading these tips and tricks… it’s more love than hate). They are so cute and delicious to eat but making them look pretty is a challenging and frustrating process. I’ve experienced pretty much all of the fails you could experience while making cake pops. … Read More

Adzuki (red bean) cheesecake

Adzuki (red bean) cheesecake

January 24, 2016By joy's cozy ovenCakes 1 Comment

Happy 2016! Hope everyone had a lovely and relaxing break! My break was wonderful. I got to spend a lot of time with my family back in Ottawa. It was so good to eat home cooked Chinese food again. When in Toronto we do cook with Asian ingredients but we also add bunch of random … Read More