Cinnamon Rolls (Overnight)

There’s nothing like the smell of homemade cinnamon rolls. I’m a huge fan of super soft and delicious cinnamon rolls, which is why I’ve worked so hard on this recipe I’m about to share from Sallys Baking Addiction One thing to note is that, if you want the best result, you have to follow the…

Fit Fam Peanut Butter Cookies

A friend of mine is on a fit fam diet, the low carb diet in particular. I baked these cookies for her to satisfy her cravings. Ingredients 1. 1 cup of Peanut Butter 2. 1/2 cup of sweetener (e.g. stevia, Truvia) 3. 1 egg 4. 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence 1. Mix the peanut butter…

Nigerian Meat Pie / Chicken Pie

I took a poll on my Instagram page (@cakesbysabby) a few days ago, because I couldn’t decide between baking Meat Pies or Chicken Pies. They are really similar in preparation and baking, the only difference is the filling. Chicken Pie won the vote! So, I decided to go with Chicken Pie. I know the images…


I spent my weekend making these fruit tart-lets. The tart shell dough can be bought from a store or can be made from scratch. I filled the shells with a light cream cheese filling and topped it with my favorite fruits. I had so much fun decorating them. More pictures below. I treated myself to…

Palmier Cookies

I have been meaning to bake these cookies for a long time. I had them in Chocolate Royal Lagos and Paul Patisserie. They were buttery, amazing and moderately sweet. I decided to make them half the size than the regular. I used puff pastry which is the most time consuming pastry to work with (as…

Doughnut Kebabs?

I have been making amazing doughnuts for myself and friends. So, I decided to do something a bit different. I thought about doughnut holes kebab and doughnut kebab. I decided to go with the latter. The lovely Melek, decided to come over to enjoy some Nigerian food – Jollof rice, Fried rice, Suya (My friend,…

Le Cordon Bleu with Chef Ece

If you are a food enthusiast, lover of baking or you just dream of being in a culinary school then you know how excited I was to bake in Le Cordon Bleu again! with Chef Ece Akyildiz (Owner of Mutlukekler, a Pastry shop in Istanbul). She is a young, energetic and lovable person to be with….


Ingredients 2 tbsp (30ml) milk 1 tbsp (15g) cream 5 tbsp (75g) sugar 2 oz (60g) 55-70% dark chocolate 2 egg yolks 3 egg whites 1/4 tsp (2g) salt 1/4 cup (30g) unsweetened cocoa powder, good quality 3 tbsp (45ml) water Powdered sugar for dusting Butter and granulated sugar for coating the ramekins Topping (optional)…

Pancakes (Ready in 20 mins)

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cups sugar (add more to taste) 1 1/4 cups milk 1 egg 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Make a well in the center and pour in the…

Sirha Istanbul, Exhibition

Sirha Istanbul is an exhibition for vendors, bakers, chefs and food enthusiasts to come together, network and taste a variety of dishes in Istanbul. I had the most amazing doughnuts there. It was absolutely soft and the sweetness was well balanced. I share pictures on this blog more than I write lol. So, here are…

Summer Bakes

I had an amazing time baking everything I did this summer. It was definitely not easy merging baking with interning but, it all went well. Alhamdulillah. Here are some pictures! .     They can be found on my instagram page : @cakesbysabby I am back in school in Istanbul and I will miss the frequent baking…


I had the most amazing day making these lovely cupcakes for my friends. They are all simple delicious vanilla cupcakes and chocolate cupcakes with a chocolate truffle filling and a light whipped cream right on top of it. They were tooo good! You can follow my posts on @cakesbysabby on Instagram.

Doughnut Holes

I made these doughnut holes and rubbed them in sugar and cinnamon while they were still hot (that is the only way you can get the sugar to stick on them). They were ‘cakey’, soft and delicious.


Here is the easiest yogurt parfait (yoghurt? haha…okay the both of them are right) It’s healthy, creamy and rich. Forget about the calories too!All you have here is yoghurt, granola / biscuit and fruits. I used strawberries, bananas and kiwis for this. Remember to sweeten your yoghurt if it is unsweetened and you can put a…

French Toast!

It felt like a good Saturday, to make some delicious french toasts. Garnished with honey, strawberries, whipped cream and a little bit of chocolate.

Trianon for the chocolate lovers

Trianon is a popular, layered and delicious french dessert, composed of a layer of biscuit, Feuilleté praliné (crunchy layer) and chocolate mousse layer at the very top. Okay, this is not the easiest three layered chocolate cake on the internet.


14 days and it’s the beginning of a new year! the festive season is also around the corner. You can win a box of cupcake/cake/dessert. You just have to go on @cakesbysabby on Instagram and like the Trianon post, you should be following too. This is probably the simplest and easiest way to win anything….


Cupcakes complete occasions nowadays. I mean they are small, delicious and attractive. I decided to make these for a friend’s birthday. I was glad they enjoyed it.

The City of Love

Paris is such a beautiful, welcoming and pleasant city. You don’t even have to be in love to feel the love the city draws. Definitely one of the best places ever. In one day, I got to tour the city, thanks to my very welcoming friends. Pictures 🙂