Category Archives: Recipe

Mango modak

This Indian confectionary is a popular offering to Lord Ganesha during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi.  I have posted a recipe for Chocolate flavoured ones a few months ago. This time, I decided to give it a fruity twist with … Continue reading

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Strawberries and cream cake

As the end of summer approaches here’s a delicious treat to remind you of all things summery right through the year. The sponge: 120g sugar 120g plain flour 4 eggs 20g melted butter Make a 7 inch round genoise sponge – … Continue reading

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Christmas cake

With Christmas just 2 weeks away, here’s a great recipe to get you baking. Every country has it’s own version of the Christmas cake & every family probably has their own special variation. My recipe is a rich moist fruit … Continue reading

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Cookies for the Christmas fair

Each year, during the week before the school Christmas fair, my little one comes home with an empty paper plate for filling up with home bakes. I usually send back cakes or cupcakes. This year, I decided to try something … Continue reading

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Black forest cupcakes

These cupcakes are a mini version of the once popular Black Forest gateau. Cupcakes: 3 medium eggs Yolk of 3 eggs 130g sugar 100g plain flour 30g cocoa powder I made the batter using the genoise method. The above quantity … Continue reading

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Madeleines

These light and fluffy scallop-shaped cakes are perfect as an anytime snack! Ingredients: 1 large egg 50g caster sugar 7g Demerara sugar 10g honey a pinch of salt 3/4th tsp baking powder 60g plain flour 60g melted butter zest of … Continue reading

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Genoise sponge

For those of you who asked for it… this is the recipe I used for the roulade last week. The measurements are suited to a 60cm x 40cm tray so do scale down if you have a smaller oven – … Continue reading

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