Desserts

Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

I am a coffee drinker. The day isn’t complete without my cup of coffee. I love cappuccino, latte, or any kind of coffee-laced drink. I love my coffee creamy and a bit bitter. I love having coffee hot or iced. I love it topped with cream and syrup or sprinkled with cinnamon. I may be a huge coffee drinker, but a cup of coffee isn’t complete without a treat to

Puff Pastry Snail Recipe

Puff Pastry Snail is a very nifty recipe. You can stuff the puff pastry with any filling of your choosing. You can try jams, preserves, cheese, chocolate and the list goes on! I love making Puff Pastry Snails with bacon and cheese. I love making them for picnics or for days at the beach. They’re great with kids and adults alike. I once made some for a breakfast potluck with

Rich Chocolate Cake Recipe

  Hi again dear readers. After a string of savory recipes I am sharing a cake recipe today. This is my 3rd chocolate cake recipe, and by far the best one. This is one of the recipes my Mom had learned during the late 1980’s. And now I am passing it on to you. This is an eggless chocolate cake recipe, which gives you a very rich, dense, intensely flavored,

rava ladoo (with condensed milk)

Rava ladoo is a very popular Indian sweet dish. It is very easy to make and tasty too.  There are various versions of rava ladoo, but today i am sharing the easiest method of making it using condensed milk.  Now to the recipe… Ingredients required rava / semolina  – 1 1/2 cups ghee  – 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut / desiccated coconut  – 1/2 cup condensed milk  – 1 1/4

The Best Carrot Cake Recipe

Hello folks. Hope you had a lovely weekend. Like any other Sunday, yesterday was special too. I baked a carrot cake under my Mom’s supervision. There is a very popular saying. “When you cook, follow your heart. When you bake, follow the recipe.” Apparently, Mom doesn’t believe in it. She loves to experiment with baking too and would alter the recipes as she deems fit. This recipe is adapted from

pal payasam

Payasam is a traditional sweet recipe which is made during special occasions such as marriages, birthday’s and during festivals.  Pal payasam is a pudding which is made out of rice, milk and sugar.  This is considered to be a must during Sri Krishna Jayanti pooja.  This is a very simple and easy to make pudding with a very rich and creamy texture and a great heavenly taste.  This is a very

Pista Kulfi Recipe / Pistachio Kulfi Recipe

Summer is here and what’s a better way to welcome the season of fun with delicious, chilled desserts and drinks. Today’s recipe is pista kulfi / pistachio kulfi. Kulfi is an Indian ice-cream, which is like egg-less ice-cream. It is made from milk by reducing it. Something to thicken up the milk is also used; milk powder or cornflour. I added some unsweetened khoya because it yields a richer and

How to Make Peanut Sesame Ladoo

Today’s recipe is a very healthy, tasty and easy to make ladoo.  This recipe makes use of very few ingredients namely – peanuts, sesame seeds and jaggery.  In this recipe, I have finely powdered peanuts and sesame seeds, but if you want it to be crunchy, then grind all the ingredients coarsely.  This will give you a nutty taste of sesame and peanuts.  There is no need of any oil

Arrowroot Halwa

I am sharing an easy and healthy recipe made with arrowroot – arrowroot halwa.  This is a dish which is made during Thiruvathira.  Thiruvathira is a Hindu festival which is celebrated in South Indian states Kerala and Tamilnadu.  This festival falls in the month of Dhanu (Dec 15 – Jan 15) on full moon day and is celebrated as birthday of Lord Shiva.  In Kerala, thiruvathira is a very famous festivals

Ada pradhaman / Kerala style payasam (with jaggery and coconut milk)

Ada pradhaman is a traditional payasam or dessert of Kerala.  There are two varieties of ada payasam made with these rice pasta bits.  One being ada pradhaman (made with jaggery and coconut milk) and the other palada pradhaman (with milk and sugar) and both are absolutely delicious.  The process of making ada pradhaman is bit tedious, but it is definitely worth the effort.  This payasam is an integral part of

Sizzling Brownie Recipe with Chocolate-Rum Sauce

Sizzling Brownie has been gaining popularity among the foodies since quite a while now. The trend of including Sizzling Brownie in the dessert menu has spread like a wild fire. But it is all justified. Sizzling Brownie is one of the most magical desserts. It is fairly easy to make Sizzling Brownie at home, when you come to the think of it. The assembly part is indeed the easiest one.

Besan Halwa Recipe

We Indians have a weakness for our traditional sweets. Halwa, jalebi, barfi or gulab jamuns; we love all of them equally! One of my personal favorites is the Besan Halwa. I have been to several sweet shops, but I have come across just a couple of them who sell Besan Halwa. So, Besan Halwa is more of a make-at-home sweet for me. I had tried making Besan Halwa several times,

How To Make Gulab Jamun

Hi buddies! It’s dessert time! So like I mentioned in the previous post that we had guests for lunch on the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan the other day, we had Gulab Jamun and vanilla ice-cream for dessert. Gulab Jamun is one of the most well-known and much relished Indian sweets. It consists of fried dumplings dipped in sugar syrup that is laced with the mesmerizing flavor of cardamoms. The

Sweet French Toast with Strawberry Sauce

Are you bored of eating savory French toasts for breakfast? Is it that even pancakes don’t appeal much to you these days? Then let us try something new! How about sweet French toasts? Laced with strawberry sauce? Sounds good! Sweet French toasts taste delicious, smell heavenly and look alluring! This is a Nigella Lawson recipe that I watched on TLC last year. It was resting in my diary since a

Mawa Coconut Delight Recipe

Today was just great. The good news of me completing my post-graduation with 1st class called for a little celebration. Sweets and desserts are an important part of celebration at my place when something really good and significant happens. Since it’s been raining incessantly for a couple of days, I was a bit reluctant to step outside to buy some sweets or may be a cake. So I decided to whip up an easy dessert

Eggless Chocolate Cake Recipe

Hello Buddies! I assume you are celebrating Eid with great fervor! Eid Mubarak to my Muslim buddies out there. May Allah bless you and showers you with happiness, peace and prosperity. Today’s recipe is a dessert; a chocolate cake. It gets even better when I tell you it’s an eggless chocolate cake! A little something for the vegetarians from my side! 🙂 This is a very simple chocolate cake recipe,

Chocolate Cake Recipe with Step-by-Step Pictures

After a string of savory, spicy and delicious Indian recipes, here I am with a dessert recipe. Today I am sharing the recipe of chocolate cake, which is extremely easy to make and needs the basic baking ingredients. If you are a novice baker looking for easy cake recipes, you must add this one in your list for sure! I have posted this chocolate cake recipe with step by step pictures for your

Besan Ladoo Recipe / Besan Laddu Recipe

Hello buddies. Today I am sharing besan ladoo recipe. Who doesn’t love Indian desserts? Besan ladoo or besan laddu is a decadent sweet laced with mesmerizing aroma of fresh ghee or the clarified butter. It is a popular sweet prepared on festive occasions. Nevertheless, you don’t need to wait for the occasion to make these ladoos! Make it any day you want and pop a one or two of these

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Chocolate chip cookies are among the favorite snacks for both adults and kids alike. Taking a bite out of those succulent and all too sinfully delicious chocolate chip cookies is certainly very addictive. You can never have enough of those delectable and tasty cookies. As such, it is always a good idea to keep a stash for your cravings. And you wouldn’t have to worry about your supply as well