Tag Archives: sweet

Honey Roasted Fig & Almond Tart

The tart was D.E.L.I.C.I.O.U.S.! Combined together, figs, butter, brown sugar, almonds and vanilla beans deliver something special. From the original site: Googling brought me many matches, and since frangipane is something that I love using in dessert, this Honey Roasted Fig & Almond Tart proved its sublime worth!

Oranger Pistachio Biscotti

This is a really easy recipe that gives you a great tasting exotic biscotti. Don’t let anyone in on our secret though. Shhh. From the original site: I also discovered a very sweet looking bottle of Oranger from Tunisia. Of course I brought it back.

Strawberry Almond Roulade Gluten Free

A gluten free almond sponge roll with a classic strawberry & cream filling. Light, refreshing, healthy! From the original site: “What’s for dessert?” he pestered the day before. “Nothing? Why?” As if the pressure of feeding the blog wasn’t bad enough, I could see that the family suffering sugar cravings.

Dark Chocolate & Orange Panna Cotta

Indulgent and ever so pleasing, a dark chocolate orange dessert offers a match made in heaven. Set in glass goblets to enjoy its visual appeal! From the original site: Never. Without. Chocolate. There’s something about chocolate … deep, sensuous, satisfying, comforting, seductive, addictive.

French Apple Pie with Nutmeg Sauce

A Shabby Apple chic apron giveaway and a 1920’s recipe for a French Apple Pie with a Nutmeg sauce. From the original site: …The apron and the pie both very charming with a promise of retro charm. The pie from a cookbook {Appetite For America} that goes even further, a trail that chronicles ‘meaty‘ chunks […]

White & Dark Choc Mousse with Strawberries

A great way to ring in the new year with White and Dark Chocolate Mousse with Strawberries! Delish! From the original site: For me, a fulfilling year, one with challenges galore {read pre-teen and teen challenges}, minutes disappearing into days, always a lack of time, yet always time for good food! Raising a toast to […]

Dark Chocolate Caramel Shortbread

This shortbread {non traditional} topped with a salted butter caramel sauce, then slathered with melted dark chocolate. The result? GOOD DELICIOUS COOKIES! From the original site: “Can I have another squaaaaaaare pleeeeeeease?” You know the cookies are good if that’s what you hear literally reverberating through the house; even better if it’s the call from […]

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 […]

Coconut Ladoo

Coconut ladoo is nothing but Indian coconut truffles, flavoured with cardamom. You can easily wow! your guests with this simple and delicious. Next time if you are planning for any special occasion, remember this sweet. I’m sure you won’t get dissapointed by trying this. Special Instructions: Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Makes […]

Plum Frozen Yogurt

A refreshing and beautifully coloured low fat frozen treat. The addition of vanilla sugar and kirsch give it that special flavour. From the original site: It’s a result of the dieting diva suddenly kicking straight back into dieting mode after lying low for a month! That gave me reason enough to reach out for the […]

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…

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 […]

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 […]

Upside Down Mango Quark Cheese Pie

A no bake, low fat quark cheesecake pie {eggless} made with seasonal fruit. It’s satisfying, it’s smooth and it’s delicious. From the original site: Words cannot express the heartbreak we felt on twitter that day. The poignancy of the moment hung heavy. Then there was a call for International Pie Day in honour of Jennifer […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mango Frozen Yogurt

Mango Frozen Yogurt which tastes every bit like an ice-cream, rich, smooth & divine, but is sans the cream! From the original site: To keep in tune with the dieting divas low fat diet, this turned out to be a perfect fit … a Mango Frozen Yogurt which tasted every bit like an ice-cream, rich, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Baklava Rolls

This time Daring Baker’s are challenged to make Baklava with their own home made phyllo sheets, that’s quite challenging isn’t. As we know Baklava is purely a Mediterranean delight made with layers of phyllo pastry and assortment of nuts, soaked in cinnamon honey syrup. I tweaked the recipe a bit and made an Indianized filling […]

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 […]