Carrot cake with Orange Frosting

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest Carrot cake, Zucchini bread and Pumpkin pie.” Carrot cake – a rich texture from the grated carrots and nuts, not overtly spicy and incredible easy – this just about sums up this delicious carrot cake. My children are crazy about carrot cake and every time I…

Coconut and Lime Loaf Cake 

 “Bakers make the world smell better”. Coconut and Lime Loaf cake – truly a “Taste of Paradise”. To add to the awesome flavour of the tropics, there is a good pinch of sea- salt to give the cake a balance in flavour. Thick coconut milk or coconut cream  is added to enhance the subtle taste…

Apple Crumble Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce

‘A responsible and intelligent daughter is the most important contribution you can make to this world. I am so glad I was one of the lucky few to be able to do it.’ It’s my daughter Rhea’s birthday today and I’d like to say Thank you. Nikhil and Rhea- my children, have been pressurizing me to…

Caramelised Pineapple Upside Down Cake 

An upside down cake is a cake that is baked in a single pan, then turned over and served upside down. The idea of upside down cakes was invented centuries ago when cakes were cooked in cast iron skillets. It was easy for the cook to place the fruit and sugar at the bottom of…

Coffee and Cinnamon cake

“Happiness is knowing there is cake in the oven.” A cake baked at home makes any occasion feel more joyful and more special. According to Martha Stewart- using the freshest and best quality butter, eggs, chocolate, vanilla and spices makes all the difference to a cake. Somehow when it comes to baking a cake, whether…

Chocolate Cake

“Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get.”   – Forrest Gump  Who doesn’t like chocolate cake- it may not fix everything but it’s a darn good substitute. Chocolate to the world today is a sign of romance and is an integral part of people’s everyday routine. It’s…

Classic Tea Cake

You can make any occasion a festive one by serving a slice of cake at the end of a meal. There are a couple of do’s and don’ts when you come across a recipe you’d like to have a go at. Go through the recipe and see if you have all the ingredients. Prepping for…