Vegan Meringue Kisses Baketitude


I’m not vegan.  I love dairy and I adore eggs. In any form. But I don’t particularly like Meringue Kisses. I love Pavlovas. Especially with a whole load of fruit. But these vegan ones, after two tries have converted me. They actually taste good. I never thought they would though. But I’m a believer now. Read More

Cookie Cake Baketitude


Cookies with no boundaries. Ginormous Cookies.  Birthday cookies.  Not cakes.  But cookies.  So apparently, cookie cakes have been doing the rounds of school children here in Mumbai. It’s suddenly about giant cookies and not frosted cakes. Chocolate chip cookies at that.  With a whole host of Sprinkles and some dollops of frosting. So when I Read More

Baked Gujiya Made Guilt Free_Baketitude


I adore Gujiya. I used to wait for Holi just just because that was the only time my mother would make Gujiya. It’s a painful process, it’s a painful process time consuming and you never make a few Gujiya. You have to make at least 6 dozen for the effort to be justified.  They are Read More

Vintage Chocolate Chip Cookies and Riverdale_Baketitude


Vintage. Well I’ve this thing now for old stuff and florals and all things pale and rusted. And food that tastes good because it’s made with old recipes. This is one recipe that I had jotted down in a notebook when sweet child was really young. Hubby dear was out ,more often than not, Internet-the Read More

Nutella Sea Salt Brownies-Baketitude


Nutella is an indulgence at any point in time.  Nutella brownies are an other level of indulgence altogether.  Indulgent ,if you eat them once in a while. Sinful if you indulge often.  So that is why I rarely make Nutella sea salt brownies. They form a gorgeous, light brown, delicious, papery, crust and they are Read More

Mocha-Chocolate Coffee Mousse-Baketitude


Mocha is the next best thing to Chocolate.  Best or next to best ,you can decide.  And it’s a version from Nigella Lawson’s Domestic Goddess TV show. The two most amazing things God made, and we bring them together in a single word.  Mocha.  Smooth , cool and super amazingly light, this dessert promises the Read More

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