Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Aspiring Bakers #4 Love In The Air (Feb 2011) - Round Up

Thanks everyone for supporting February Aspiring Bakers #4 event and also Small Small Baker(SSB) for giving me the opportunity to be the host for this month theme. From this hosting, I got to know more talented blogger friends through their submissions with all the fantastic posts that support this month "heart shaped" theme. In total I have received 82 mouth drooling entries and each entry has its unique creation that makes you crave for more of their upcoming posts.

Here are all the entries for Aspiring Bakers #4 Love In The Air, listed in the order of the date submitted.

Meringue Hearts by Spear of My Baking Milestone

Pineapple Tarts by Ching of Little Corner of Mine

Hearty buns by Cathy of Cathy's Joy

Pancake Hearts by Qi Ting of
Misadventures of Fat-Free Baking

Salted-financier by Zoe of Bake for Happy Kids

Mandarin Orange Cranberry Scones
by Veronica of Pengs' Kitchen

My Sweetheart(Orange Scented Rice)
by Ellena of Cuisine Paradise

Spice Up Your Love(Stir-fried Chicken With Mandarin Orange)
by Ellena of Cuisine Paradise

Love binds us together by Cathy of Cathy's Joy

Mississippi Mud Cake by Ann of Anncoo Journal

Baked Egg and Cheese Toast
by Jasline of Food Is My Life

Strawberry yogurt cake, with fresh strawberries and strawberry whipped cream
by Janine of Not the Kitchen Sink!

Osmanthus Jelly by Ah Tze of Awayofmind

Melt Your Heart (strawberries yoghurt pops)
by Ellena of Cuisine Paradise

Heart Poppers (assorted mini donuts)
by Ellena of Cuisine Paradise

Vanilla Cookies by Nancy of Bake for a Queen

Chocolate Pudding With Fruits Cocktail Sauce
by Alice of I Love. I Cook. I Bake

A Love-ly mini Red Velvet Cake
  by Lisa of From My Lemony Kitchen

Lavender Butter Cookies
by Veronica of Pengs Kitchen

Dulce De Leche Pound Cake by Jess of j3ss kitch3n

Red Velvet Cupcakes with Mascarpone Cheese Frosting
by Gertrude of My Kitchen Snippets

Heart-shaped Cheesy Bread
by Kym Kym of Kym Kym's Adventure

Heart-shaped Raspberry Napoleon by Alan of Travellingfoodies

Heart-shaped Raspberry Napoleon by 茄子 of 袅袅烘焙香

Love You Beary Much - Valentine's Treats 
  by Loh Wai Fong of Fong's Kitchen Journal

Stained Glass Cookies by DG of Tested and Tasted

Egg White Cream Cheese Cupcake
by Edith of pReCiouS MoMentS

豆浆乳酪蛋糕 (Soya Milk Cheesecake)
by Esther of 我的厨房乐园

Lovely Whales Bento by Rachel Hei of ~温馨小厨~

Shaped Jelly for Valentine's Day by Ann of Anncoo Journal

Strawberry Macarons by Quizzine of Baking on Cloud 9

Valentine Sandwiches by Lena of Frozen Wings

Mini Genoise Cakes with Dark Chocolate Ganache 
by HoneyBeeSweets of Honey Bee Sweets

Mango Cheesecake by Jasmine of The Sweetylicious

Osmanthus Butter Cookies
by Peihwa of Love Melody, Love Baking

Chocolate Shortbread
by Peihwa of Love Melody, Love Baking

Pistachio and Almond Cookies
by Peihwa of Love Melody, Love Baking

Chocolate sponge cake with caramel cream
by SCP of Love to cook and cook to be loved

Matcha Mochi Cake by Jess of j3ss kitch3n

Sweetheart Torte by Kristy of My Little Space

Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Cream Cheese Frosting
by Loh Wai Fong of Fong's Kitchen Journal

Tortilla by Vivian of Vivian Pang Kitchen

Pink Vanilla Bean Macarons
by Janine of Not the Kitchen Sink!

爱心Pizza by Myme of 最爱的。。。

Green Bean Soup with Rue
by Edith of pReCiouS MoMentS

Green Tea Tiramisu by Ann of Anncoo Journal

Heart Shaped Ricotta Cream Cheese Cheesecake
by Ah Tze of Awayofmind

French Apple Cake by Agnes of Agnes Bakes

Chocolate Caramel Brownie Hearts
by Daphne of More Than Words

Strawberry Chiffon Cake by Myme of 最爱的。。。

Tangzhong Heart-Shaped Buns
by Jen of Tastes of Home

Heart Shape Plait
by Vivian of Vivian Pang Kitchen

Jelly Heart by Jasmine of The Sweetylicious

Mandarin Orange Chiffon Cake
by winterpoohbear of Winterpoohbear

Valentine Chocolate Cake by Tricia of Experimental Cook

Fudgy Brownies Pop
by Alice of I Love. I Cook. I Bake

A Valentine's Rainbow Chiffon by Joyce of Chunky Cooky

Macarons (with heart pattern) 
  by Nancy of Bake for a Queen

Strawberry and Pistachio Financiers
by Janine of Not the Kitchen Sink!

2-layer agar agar with heart-shaped strawberries
by Ivy (Beary)of Beary's Passion

Passion fruit Ice Cream
by kk of My Food Affair

Non bake blueberry cheesecake
by Jess of Bakericious

Matcha Macarons by Cathy of Cathy's Joy

Heart Shaped Butter Rolls
by Treat and Trick of Treat and Trick

Wholemeal Yogurt Buns
by Janine of Not the Kitchen Sink!

heart shaped mont blanc cake
by Jasmine of The Sweetylicious

Mini Donuts by Gertrude of My Kitchen Snippets

Apple Pocket Pie
by Honey Boy of Cosy Bake

Paris-Brest with a Twist!
by Alan of Travellingfoodies

Heart shaped chestnut tiramisu
by Jasmine of The Sweetylicious

I love hello Kitty (Ice cream cake)
  by Nancy of Bake for a Queen

A Valentine Chocolate Cake for My Love
by Olivia Stephens of Food.Love.Passion

玉米糕 (Corn Pudding)
by Esther of 我的厨房乐园

Jelly Hearts
by Jean of Need More Noms

Strawberry temptation
by Yvonne of Muimui25

by Stephanie (Musketnuss) of I really take the cake

Love pocket bread
by Wendy(Wen)of Wen's Delight

Rainbow Chiffon
by Peihwa of Love Melody, Love Baking

Lemon Hearts
by Jasmine of The Sweetylicious

Romeo and Juliet Cake by Lena of Frozen Wings

Revision on Making Macarons by Alan of Travellingfoodies

Strawberry Tart
by Alice of I Love. I Cook. I Bake

Thank you everyone!!!! 
Thanks for making this February theme full of LOVES!!!!!

And now the theme for this month's:
Aspiring Bakers #5: Fruity March(Mar 2011) will be hosted by Jess of Bakericious

The closing date is: 31 March 2011.
All entries will be complied and posted by 1st Apr 2011.

For more details please go over to her blog HERE.

p/s: If you have submitted your entry(s) but it is not shown here, do leave me a comment so that I could check it out. Thanks.


  1. Ellena, thanks for the hosting. There are so many entries and all looks so good!

  2. Wouw wouw wouw! Absolutely beautiful & gorgeous! Thanks for the hosting, Ellena:)

  3. Wonderful wonderful roundup! You did a great job and hopefully you can be our host again soon! :)

  4. Jess: Thanks for hosting March AB#5 theme too :)

    DG: U are welcome, look forward to more post from you soon... :)

    SSB: Thanks for giving me this chance and I get to know more friends thru this too....

  5. i'm feeling lotsa love from this entry! hahah

  6. Bravo!! All the great bloggers and amazing entries!! Will definitely join again in the March theme :)

  7. Whoah~ look at all those hearts..Fantastic!!!!
    I missed this session...will join Jess' this month~ Hope to join yours soon~

    Coraine @ Life is like a Long Journey

  8. Wow beautiful round up! 3 cheers to Aspiring Bakers! Thanks for hosting!

  9. beautiful entries all of them! thanks for the hard work and compiling Ellena!

  10. Thank you Ellena for hosting and the round up. Beautiful submissions by everyone. Looking forward to check each and everyone out.

  11. thank you for all the hardwork and effort (: it was a great success (:
    for the post on green bean soup with rue, i think there's a typo. it was from edith of precious moments instead of janine (:

  12. Thanks for doing the round-up! So many gorgeous entries :) Have to start checking out everything.

  13. Thanks Ellena for hosting! (: All the entries look so amazing!

  14. Wow, congratulations to all! You ladies did such WONDERFUL job here. And thank you Ellena for including me. Hope you all having a wonderful day.
    Cheers, Kristy

  15. i think i;m falling in love again looking at all those heart shapes! what a fantastic roundup and thanks ellena for such lovely comments on our entries!

  16. thks Ellena for hosting the Feb event
    really appreciate your effort and hard work
    they all look amazing! :)

  17. Coraine: Hi there, it's ok u can always join us in more future events de :p

    Sweetylicious: Thanks for spotting the mistake. I have make the necessary changes le :)

  18. Wonderful Ladies, thanks each and everyone of you for your submission(s) and kind comments. All your posts ROCKS!!!!

    * Hope I would be able to host another theme in near future again. Let's continue to support each month theme ok :)

  19. Wow! What a great roundup! What a shame that I missed it...:(

  20. Great job Ellena . It's not easy for you to do the round up as so many beatiful post submitted . Can't wait to join in the fun for March's AB . Thks .

  21. Awesome Bakes! I can still feel the love in the air~ ;)

  22. Thanks for the roundup! I had a full eyes feast on the beautiful entries.

  23. Thanks for hosting. There's a lot of excellent bakers and cooks out there !

  24. Cooking Gallery: Never you can always join the march theme :)

  25. hi ellena! thanks for hosting Feb's theme! really enjoyed the bakes by everyone who participated

  26. Ellena! thanks for hosting! U did an awesome job with so many entries!


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