AllanBakes Really Good No-Nonsense Cakes
Well-loved home-baked cakes are dependably scrumptious and made with little fuss. AllanBakes Really Good No-Nonsense Cakes serves up a collection of seriously delicious cakes that can be baked effortlessly at home. Indulge in luscious treats such as molten lava cake, berries and cream shortcake, and the rich coffee cream cheese pound cake, or try the unusual black pepper cake. Allan’s no-frills approach keeps his recipes easy to understand. A guide on using baking tools ensures that baking these treats will be fun and fuss-free. Be it a special occasion or a quiet afternoon treat, there is always room for a slice or two of Allan’s honestly good creations.
Allan Albert Teoh is a self-taught baker whose hobby of weekend baking flourished into a popular culinary enterprise, AllanBakes. Well known for his delicious cheesecakes, Allan was crowned one of the four Cheesecake Heavenly Kings in a countrywide contest organised by Lianhe Wanbao. Allan’s wonderful treats have also been recognised further afield at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2011 in Paris, where his first book, AllanBakes Really Good Cakes, clinched the Best Desserts Cookbook Award for Singapore. His second and third books, AllanBakes Really Good Treats and AllanBakes Really Good Cheesecakes, were published in 2013. Allan is also the author of the AllanBakes Really Good No-nonsense series published in 2018. Since 2012, Allan has sought to share his passion for baking by imparting his skills and knowledge to others. That year, he mentored the winner and runner-up of the Junior MasterChef Australia (Season 2) when they visited Singapore to do a cooking demonstration at the Singapore Expo. Subsequently, Allan became a full-time culinary coach and consultant. In 2017, Allan joined Chef’s Secrets Cooking & Baking Resource Centre as a partner. Allan continues to share his recipes and love for baking through the culinary workshops that he conducts at private cooking schools and community centres.