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…

Mocha Soufflé

Coffee and chocolate – the inventor of Mocha should be sainted. -Cherise Sinclair Mocha soufflé – a very light dessert that has the subtle flavour of coffee along with the elixir of life- chocolate. A double whammy! At home, specially during the weekends, everybody is looking for something sweet to finish off the meal, could…

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…

Lemon dream

This chilled lemon dream is just out of this world, ultradelicious, simple, lime and lemony and so sublime -it’s your answer to a light dessert after a heavy meal. This is a very loyal dessert that never ever lets me down and it’s the dessert I think of immediately when I have to balance out…

Pineapple Dream

Pineapple dream -a dream dessert to layer in your prettiest glass dish – a dessert too hard to resist. A rather fun alternative to serve this dessert would be to serve in small individual cups or bowls. There is a story to every recipe. This particular dessert is a favourite of mine and when I’m…

Gulab Jamun

“WISHING ALL MY READERS AND FRIENDS A VERY HAPPY DIWALI FILLED WITH PEACE AND PROSPERITY.” Gulab Jamun – a traditional sweet of India which has probably the largest fan following. Soft, spongy and absolutely melt-in-the-mouth delicacy, it’s time to pamper your taste buds with its unforgettable taste. When you look at a Gulab Jamun you…

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…