Eggless Baked Mini Donuts – Baketitude


Donuts should be fried ,right? These ones, they are dark and twisty on purpose. They were dressed up for a Frozen theme birthday party . Yeah! Seriously. No ,you don’t have to fry them . No, not necessarily. You can bake them. When you want to eat more than one, you can’t fry them all.  Read More

Easy Pie Crust for Desserts-Lemon Tarts


Desserts. Super delicious and super essential.  I love chocolate but there’s something about citrus and butter and a well toasted , baked pie crust that brings magic onto a plate. My favourite dessert of all time would be a super zesty lemon tart-right now.  It is sweet, it is sour and its buttery. It’s satisfies Read More

Earl Grey Tea Lavender Bundt Cake


That cake. If I could have hugged it, I would have. I have been waiting for this Nordic ware Bundt pan for the longest time ever. My parents picked up my first nordic ware bundt pan for me and I had to flip a coin (because they could bring back only one) and unfortunately this Read More

Semolina Cup Cakes with White Chocolate Rabri Glaze


Fusion Desserts. Nope these are not confusion on a plate. Perfectly married Flavors that are classic Indian and scream festivals. And when you top it with rabri and a chocolate ganache glaze…it becomes a cracker of a dessert. At least that’s what everyone who had it said. The mini Bundts are essentially little portion controlled Read More

Saffron Cardamom and Rose Eggless Mithai Cake -Ganesh Chaturthi


Cake for Naivedyam . Prashad. Well, everyone offers modak and laddoos, I made cake. A Mithai cake. With the same flavours that Mithai generally has. I generally make this cake with all purpose flour, but that night my stocks we’re superlatively  low. Yes… always low. So I used whole wheat instead. Atta. The difference , Read More

Baked New York Style Cheesecake with Yogurt


Hello my dear co,-cheesecake lover…   I stand in front of that display counter in my neighborhood pattiserie and ask myself that million dollar question Everytime.. “Should I eat or should I not eat?” Invariably,I fall prey to greed. And then there’s that guilt just after I wash the last bite down with a cup Read More

Coffee and Bailey’s Buttercream Cake


All right . This is a very special decadent cake. A simple vanilla cake that is brushed with homemade Bailey’s cream , layered with a light chocolate ganache and then sandwiched with a coffee flavor Swiss meringue Buttercream. And then some chocolate flakes too.  Too many things? Noo…. Essentially coffee ,chocolate and vanilla in a Read More

Espresso Panna Cotta


The Rains in Mumbai have begun in ernest. It’s wet, everything is green and gorgeous but according to my boys it just smells of rain. And it smells of water. As if water smells. It’s just whatever water falls on, that smells. But the these boys can’t accept it. I have found a solution -Coffee. Read More

Nutella Mug Microwave Cake


Cravings come in all sizes. And then some voices in the back of the head cry foul. Too many calories , they say. Too much fat , they say. Did you work out enough ? they ask, scoffing at the feeble responses the other side gives. You don’t deserve any Nutella! They hastily  remind you Read More

Brownie in Whole Wheat


Chocolate brownies are always welcome.  Always.  And when you top them with cherries and some caramel sauce,you know you’ve done something right.  They are something else.  Slightly nutty and then intensely Chocolatey. And to add to the nuttiness is the umami taste of brown butter. That is what add that special taste to these brownies. Read More