Coco Puffs

Coco Puffs with Chantilly Frosting

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If you ever get a chance to go to Honolulu, Hawaii, I highly recommend visiting Liliha Bakery and getting a box of their Coco Puffs! Their Coco Puffs are one of my favorite desserts in the world! This gloopy, messy, and delicious dessert is pâte à choux with a chocolate filling, and topped with what they call chantilly (not to be confused with chantilly cream). […]

Water Cake

Mizu Shingen Mochi (Water Cake)

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Mizu Shingen Mochi, or water cake, is like nothing I’ve eaten before. It’s like eating a gelatinous blob of water that changes from solid to liquid the moment it goes in your mouth. It’s definitely a fun dessert to make and eat. My water cake didn’t look like the works of art I’ve seen on Japanese websites, but I imagine the experience of eating it is pretty similar. […]

Gingersnap Cookies

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If you search the internet for a recipe for Gingersnap Cookies, you’ll no doubt find a plethora of potential winners. I found and tinkered with a recipe that I thought sounded great because it had triple ginger action: ground ginger, fresh grated ginger, and crystallized ginger. Turns out this recipe really is a winner! These Gingersnap Cookies had crispy edges, chewy centers, a nice gingery […]