Tag Archives: baking

Dark Chocolate & Strawberry Mini Cloud Gateaus

Dark Chocolate & Strawberry Mini Cloud Gateaus. Can’t go wrong with dark chocolate and strawberries, a pairing made in heaven. From the original site: These were decadent and festive, almost a gateau celebration in themselves, so I am posting them for sweet Nellys Virtual Bridal Shower! I got in on the event a little late, […]

Rich Bittersweet Chocolate Orange Strawberry Tart

Rich Bittersweet Chocolate Orange Strawberry Tart in a Digestive biscuit crust – Sublime, sweet, seductive! From the original site: Sublime, sweet, seductive … words that can win over the most of us. Bittersweet chocolate paired with sweet scents of orange zest, topped with strawberries in a Digestive biscuit crust – eggless too. I think this […]

Chocolate Quark Mousse Tarts

What is life without inspiration? These Chocolate Quark Mousse Tarts in Almond Pastry were a result of one such inspiration! From the original site: So yours truly, the ‘queen of substitutes‘, kicked into action, and soon I had some rather delicious tartlet shells and equally delicious filling on hand. The filling was discovered by the […]

Apple Brown Sugar Meringue Pies

Apple Brown Sugar Meringue Pies. Each bite was full of warmth … apples, cinnamon, brown sugar, walnuts. I made these for the inaugural issue of BBC GoodFood India. From the original site: For my feature in the magazine, I decided to go with apples since they spell the essence of the season for me. I […]

Apple, cinnamon and walnut rolls + cream cheese crispy rolls!

This is the simplest recipe of rolls in the world. The dough is very easy to cook and it’s very tender, almost melting in the mouth. This is also a very good dough for cookies. Ingredients: stick of butter 1 cup of sugar 1.5 cups of flour (sifted, self-rising) 1 teaspoon of baking powder 1 […]

Finger Millet or Ragi Chocolate Cake

Serve the Finger Millet Chocolate cake with chocolate syrup. I made an instant chocolaty syrup by mixing 2 tbsp. of Nutella with 1 tsp. of milk in it. And the cake was gone before I could even think of storing it for the next day :) From the original site: I baked this Finger millet […]

Puff pastry dough made easy!

I love puff pastry, do you? You can create literally hundreds of recipes with it and it’s ready in 15 minutes. Apple strudel, croissanrs, puff pastry baskets and puff pastry fish pie and much more. The recipe of this dough will help you create a lot of awesemly delicious dishes in minutes. Ingredients: 2 sticks […]

Double Chocolate Mousse Cookies

‘Double Chocolate Mousse Cookies’ for #baketogether. They were delicious and very chocolaty; a big hit at home! I did two versions. From the original site: One bite ensured cookie happiness…

Budin de Huevos – Egg Bread Pudding!

I made this recipe by accident one day while trying to make a version of tres leches cake batter using the ingredients I had on hand, mainly cake flour and not all purpose flour. What came out was most certainly not a tres leches, but it was still pretty delicious. I have called this my […]

Torta Maria Luisa – Maria Luisa Cake

This is a Latin twist on a traditional Victorian Sandwich cake, also called a Victorian Sponge Cake. The zesty orange marmalade filling makes the cake oh so elegant and perfect for any fancy occasion. Even non-cake lovers won’t be able to say no to this cake! From the original site:  Nobody knows for sure why […]

Roasted Peach & Plum Ice Cream

A delicious, low cal ice cream. I love the depth of flavour that roasting fruit gets. Add a vanilla bean and it gets addictive. From the original site: This is one of those recipes lurking in my folder, adapted from a breathtakingly delicious looking post on Sips and Spoonfuls, devoured, yet for some reason it […]

Leche Poleada with Empanada Dippers

This is my new twist on a traditional Salvadoran food, empanadas made out of plantains (empanadas de platano). In El Salvador, empanadas de platano are usually eaten coated with sugar. In this recipe I make a vanilla egg custard (leche poleada) that I use to both dip the empanadas into, as well as to fill […]

Pflaumenkuchen with Ricotta

My twist to the Pflaumenkuchen, with some ricotta added to it as topping.A dusting sugar & drizzle of cream completes the magic! From the original site: My very last stash of plums found their way into this yeasted dough German Plum Cake {Pflaumenkuchen}. Twitter seems to have taken over as the menu planner for me […]

Chocolate Almond Olive Oil Biscotti

An already healthy Italian cookie made even healthier with the use of olive oil, whole wheat flour & reduced sugar. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cups top-quality cocoa powder {I used Hintz} 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 small eggs, at room temperature 1/8 cup extra […]

Chocolate and Pistachio Biscotti

This is a recipe which I tried from Joy Of Baking. Joy of Baking never fails. Try this crunchy and yummy biscotti’s, you’ll just love it. Special Instructions: Recipe Source: Joy Of Baking Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 45 minutes Ingredients: All purpose flour- 225 g Egg- 2 Sugar- 135 g Vanilla essence- 1 […]

Vanilla Almond Frangipane Plum Tart

An easy & delicious tart.A crisp base paired with a vanilla almond frangipane and sweetly tart plums! Ground oats in the pastry worked well From the original site: It was one of those obsessive days, a ‘have to bake with plums’ sort of a day! Had a nice bag of pretty plums in the fridge, […]

Apricot & Plum Cobbler

TA cobbler where the sweet tartness of stone fruit paired with the nuttiness of the almond meal in the topping entices the palette. From the original site: What did I see here? A blueberry cobbler? The passionate fruit baker in me was completely inspired and a cobbler it was going to be. No blueberries here […]

Cherry Phyllo Pie

This is a summer pastry for a country like ours. Light, crisp, versatile, delightful … amazing pie! From the original site: Junes Daring Baker challenge of Baklava reignited the pastry baker in me. The success of home made phyllo won me over, and soon enough I made another batch of dough. This time it ended […]

Black Sesame Macarons with Cherry Chocolate Ganache

Black Sesame Macarons with Cherry Chocolate Ganache … inspired baking From the original site: Inspiration comes in strange ways. I’m racing with the wind, time is no longer my friend, the hands of the clock whiz by at a dizzy pace … and the pressure of baking macarons for our baby, MacTweets appears to be […]

Peach Plum Apricot Streusel Crumble

The colours, the flavours, the charm of stone fruit … always like a dream. The crumble was addictive and difficult to keep away from. Sweetly tart and full of soul From the original site: My love affair with fruit in baking and fruit based desserts continues unabated, often bordering obsession. Got back rejuvenated from the […]

Stone Fruit Tea Cake

A Stone Fruit Tea Cake must be one of the best ways to use stone fruit in a cake this summer. From the original site: A Stone Fruit Tea Cake must be one of the best ways to use stone fruit in a cake this summer. Light enough to be a snack to satiate that […]

Gateau Aux Pommes

A simple, comforting, unassuming apple cake, delicious and moist, with the promise of old world charm. From the original site: It’s like an old fashioned cake, almost crossing into a steamed pudding, and holds wonderful old world charm.   

Nutella cherry tart
Nutella & Fresh Cherries Chocolate Tart

A chocolate tart with a deeply luscious Nutella and chocolate filling, a vegetarian filling, which can be made ahead and is ADDICTIVE! From the original site: …You will not believe how delicious this turned out to be!! Finger-licking good, and well set too. Chocolate and cherries, like chocolate and strawberries, are a combination made to […]

Cherry & Peach Oat Crumb Bars

Try these delicious crumb bars! They are flexible, use stone fruit, have oats and are delicious! From the original site: I think this is a great way to use stone fruit in a bake. Fruit and oats offer a great make ahead snack for summer, served chilled out of the fridge! These also make an […]