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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French buttercream

Sugar paste icing on celebration cakes is not to everyone’s taste (makes the cake too sweet, look kiddish & gives a strong sugar rush!). One can always use simple buttercream icing for decoration but it can make your cake taste … Continue reading

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Chocolate modak

Back to my blog after a long break away in not-so-sunny Mumbai! My last month has been a month of festivities and sweet treats. The Hindu festival of Ganesh Chaturthi started last week – it is celebrated over 10 days … Continue reading

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Mmm Macaroons!

From Cakes Macaroons with Raspberry Jam Made these using the Italian Meringue method as I find they are less fragile as compared to the ones made with the French Meringue one. Ingredients: 70g icing sugar 70g ground almonds 100g caster … Continue reading

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