Category Archives: Sweet Treats

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Aish el Saraya

Aish – el – Saraya is a Lebanese Dessert. It is egg less and very easy to make. It has a sugar soaked layer of rusks which are topped with rose flavored creamy and mildly sweet custard. I loved this dessert for its simple procedure and was a welcome in this summer. Ingredients For the […]

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Pear Pickle

Pickled pear is made with pears , it can also be made with apples . It is a very different , tasty & tangy recipe . Pickled pears are very easy to prepare . I cook this recipe in summers & my family just loves it . Ingredients 2-3 pears 1 cup castor sugar 1 […]

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1 Minute Microwave Banana Chocochips Mug Cake

Banana Mug Cake is the easiest dessert you can make and treat your kids anytime. I saw some ripe bananas in my kitchen and decided to make this mug cake It was yummy and delicioud mug cake.It was so soft and spongy . Ingredients: Ingredients 1 tbsp butter, melted 1 egg (lightly beaten) 1tbsp milk(If […]

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Papaya Lassi

Make 2 servings. Ingredients- 1 cup fresh and chilled yogurt 1 1/2 cups fresh papaya, chopped 1-2 tablespoons sugar 1 cup chopped papaya for garnish 4-5 ice cubes Method- Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Add more ice to achieve desired consistency. Garnish with freshly chopped papaya pieces. #onsetofsummer #lassimania #Papayalassi […]

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Sweets for your Sweet! (Homemade Marshmallows)

A valentines re-run, originally published 2/10/2010 One of my favorite things to make during the holidays are marshmallows.  This year, I was busy taking care of a newborn and didn’t have time to indulge my candy-making yen. I thought it would be fun to do a Valentine’s day version.  These fluffy candy hearts are a […]

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Pecan Hazelnut Fudge Energy Bites

Very delicious no-bake fudge bites. Absolutely easy to make, energizing, and not so easy to put down. Once you eat one…well…make it and you will find out! From the original site: While I am plugging away trying to make Sweet n’ Savory Life the absolute best that it can be, I wanted to share with […]

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Cathedral Candy Clusters

This is a quick and simple dessert cluster that you can make for a crowd. Got a last minute invite to a party? Work friends requesting a dessert? Need a sweet treat that is great for a gift? This is it!!!! From the original site: These easy clusters are a favorite for holidays around my […]

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Carrot Halwa/Gajar Ka Halwa

Carrot Halwa is one of the most famous and delicious Indian sweet dishes. I have heard from one of my north Indian friend that It was first introducedcarrot halwa during the Mughal period and the name originates from an Arabic word “Halwa”, which means “sweet” and it is made from carrot so that it is […]

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Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Pomegranate Syrup

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Pomegranate Syrup will brighten any day! Moist and infused with a great citrus flavor, these pancakes make an amazing weekend treat. Ingredients: For the syrup: 3/4 cup pomegranate juice 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup sugar Zest from 1/2 lemon For the pancakes: 1/2 cup ricotta cheese 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs, […]

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Creamy Avocado Smoothie – Perfectly Paleo & Vegan

I’ve never really been a big smoothie fan. It just seemed like a quick way to drink a whole bunch of calories, and i’m not really into sweet drinks. But I’m doing a Fall fitness challenge this month at FitWit, and I’m trying to eat healthy and get all my fruits and veggies in. So […]

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Low Fat Plum Brownies

I searched for some low calorie recipe of brownie and end up with this Low Fat version, with some plums in hand and frozen cranberries I got excited about adding a splash of red with plums and cranberries in my brownie, with this Plum Brownie I think I should end my Plum experiments until next […]

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Aunt Suzie’s Muffins

Our family has been making this recipe for decades. It always gets raves at every large gathering that includes breakfast. We have selfishly kept this recipe in the family and even now they are against me sharing it. I attempted to find a similar (identical) recipe online with no success. The world needs to have […]

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Dorbesh

Dorbesh is nothing but Boondi Laddu. But this Dorbesh is little different from the regular Non-bengali boondi laddu. Dorbesh is made with colorful boondies, and looks very tempting. Ingredients: For Boondi Or Bonde : Gram flour or Besan – 1 cup Water – 1/2 cup (adjust to make the smooth batter) Green cardamom pods (ilaichi) […]

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Orange Iced Tea with Mint and Lime

Last year a friend of mine from Hong Kong got a packet of Chinese tea leaves called “Poli”, I am not a tea lover so never used it but few days while reshuffling all those kitchen cabinets I saw that tea leaves packet lying all alone in one dark corner, and so this how it […]

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Thirunelvelli Halwa

An authentic halwa from tamil nadu , nellai district which very popular for its delicious taste and made with wheat berries From the original site: Thirunelveli halwa is my all time fav , as a kid i used to love the jelly like transparent halwa which my friends used to share with me at school […]

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Orangish Chocolatish Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls were in my baking list from a long time but don’t know why I never made them though I really really love them, in my opinion they are one of the perfect treats to enjoy with coffee and they fit in so well in the breakfast, brunch and tea time menu, they are […]

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Pastry Creme Layered Orange Marmalade Cake

With some Nagpur Oranges in hand and a bottle of orange marmalade lying in the fridge for a while the first and the obvious choice was an Orange Marmalade Cake, tanginess of orange, sweetness of pastry cream and bitterness of marmalade make this cake a perfect tea time treat. This Pastry Cream or you could […]

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Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

Some dishes never lose their glory nor they are ever out of trend, one such classic desert is Gajar Ka Halwa, winter specialty of Indian households though carrots are available all round the year but only during winters market is flooded with those juicy, sweet and long deep orange carrots. These winter carrots have all […]

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Strawberry and Apple Crumble

With Strawberries in season and winter at it’s peak nothing is more comforting than Crumble for desert. So this is the first desert I made in the new year, wish the year is also full of colors and freshness. Ingredients: Ingredients: 2 firm apples, peeled and chopped ½ Cup strawberries, chopped (or more if you […]

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Spiced Almond Cookies

Smart cookies are strategic about holiday baking. These Spiced Almond Cookies are a classic holiday favorites and are great for gifting, it’s quick to make and turn out delicious and distinctive cookies, all sure to hit the sweet spot with family and friends. Their generous size makes them especially festive but they can be made […]

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Traditional Christmas Fruit & Rum Cake

I can’t believe it’s almost end of the year and finally I am baking the most awaited cake of the year, the traditional Christmas Cake, which is one of my favorite cakes from my childhood days but I baked this for the first time and it is simply decadent. Ingredients: Candied Fruits to be soaked […]

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Christmas Themed Pumpkin Cake

With Christmas just a few days away and my traditional Christmas Cake yet not gone into the oven, all thanks to my winter laziness and with the beginning of holiday season lot of friends drop by to wish us early Christmas before leaving for holidays and also winter break started for many of the kiddies […]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifles

As already winters started everywhere, after Thanksgiving market is flooded with different variety of Pumpkins, whether it is Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Bread, Roasted Pumpkin Soup or Pumpkin Cheesecake, dishes with Pumpkin are always an all time classic. After making trifles I had some Pumpkin Puree in hand so I made Mini Pumpkin Cakes and decorated […]

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Whole Wheat Coffee Chocolate Cake

As a home baker, I always try to substitute All Purpose Flour with whole grains, especially in breads or muffins but sometimes it is inevitable to replace All Purpose Flour to get the perfect end results. Many a times my friends complain about denser texture of whole grain cakes, breads and muffins, what I learnt […]

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Raisin and Rosemary Mini Scones

A traditional Scottish quick bread, scones are welcome as a treat for breakfast or as a teatime snack with a cup of hot and steaming tea. Scones are easy to master, and make simple but mightily delicious teatime treats. Scones come in many sizes and flavors, sometimes I bake those classic quadrant shaped scones and […]