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…

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…

Mango and Vanilla Pannacotta

It’s summer. It’s a special dessert . There is no whipping or beating to do. Few ingredients. Its wobbly, it’s light, creamy and absolutely delightful. A delicate blend of cream, milk and gelatin. It’s the most loved Italian dessert of all times . It’s  pannacotta and I absolutely love it. Mango is in season and  this…

Pineapple Delite 

“Be a pineapple- stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside.” Pineapples are weird fruits, spiney on the outside  and sweet on the inside. It is a source of many important vitamins and minerals, it cures coughs and colds,  helps in digestion and aids in weight loss. Pineapple has a very vibrant…

Orange Sponge Custard

  This  dessert once baked  has a sponge/cake on top with a custard sauce at the bottom. This is special and I occasionally alternate the flavour of this dessert, that is orange – with lime. It is a very special recipe and is made for special friends of mine when they visit. The only step…