Spiced Pumpkin and Walnut Cake

“Pumpkin and spice is everything nice.” My way of destressing is get into the kitchen and BAKE. Anything! This time it was a big wedge of pumpkin that was staring back at me when I opened the fridge. It’s a pumpkin cake this time . Pumpkins have thick shells and contain seeds. The benefits of…

Banana Loaf

“No matter what the recipe, any baker can do wonders in the kitchen with some good ingredients and an upbeat attitude.” –Buddy Valastro All of us at home love banana cake, it’s a great way to make use of overripe bananas. It’s moist and delicious, the fresh flavour of banana in every bite and to…

Carrot and Ginger Cake

A light airy cake that is so easy to make – grated fresh carrot that keeps the cake so moist and a taste of ginger in very bite. I like to keep it simple but if you want to serve this as a dessert a dash of cream cheese frosting would do . When I…

Walnut Butter Cake with a Vanilla Glaze

Easter is around the corner, and I thought I would put up a recipe for a simple, delicious cake all of you could try this Easter. All the ingredients are easily available in your kitchen and let me tell you, this cake could be the showstopper. I love baking and trying out different flavours and…

Coffee cake with a Walnut crumb

I am not a cake addict, just a little over attached to it. I love baking cakes of different flavours and toppings, especially tea cakes. Not too much of cream, just plain old fashioned cakes you can enjoy with a cup of tea. This is a simple recipe I came across, modified to get that…

Date & Nut Bundt Cake

“Cake is the answer no matter what the question!” -Anonymous It’s healthy, super moist, contains all the goodness of dates and cashewnuts and it’s super easy. Dates are a good source of antioxidants, minerals, fibre and is a natural sweetener whereas cashewnuts are a good source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. This is one of…

Christmas Cake

Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat…….. ‘Tis the season to be jolly…. Christmas -I think it’s the only universal festive season, or rather its the right tonic for all our souls – where families get together, traditions are shared, the joy of just being together and above all -most importantly- where the planning…

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…