Yule log or Bûche de Noël ~ Baking Partners Challenge

Yule logYay!! Christmas time.. Myself and my family loves Christmas. Its all about the Cold weather, Holidays, Lights and Good food-Yes, who doesn’t like it. The festive mood kicks in right from Halloween for us. Thanks to Swathi Iyer of Zesty South Indian Kitchen for keeping our spirits high by suggesting many good Christmas recipes. Continue reading

Fresh Strawberry Cake

Strawberry cake1 I am sure everyone here loves Strawberries! My family loves it too, we can simply munch on those all through the day. It was my husbands’s birthday last week and I decided to do a fresh Strawberry cake. This luscious cake is made with fresh Strawberries and with NO gelatin/jello or strawberry essence. Its tastes absolutely delicious when it is topped with generous buttercream frosting and served with a glass of cold milk. Continue reading

Pastel de Tres Leches ~ Daring Bakers September 2013

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Tres leches in Spanish means ‘three milk’. This delicious sponge cake is drenched in three different kinds of milk (Condensed milk, evaporated milk & heavy cream). Tres leches is pronounced as Trey Lay-Chays. They are also called as torta de tres leches or pan tres leches.

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Swedish Almond Cake/Toscatårta/ Tosca Cake

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Toscatårta is a popular authentic Swedish cake. It is soft and a dense cake with buttery almond topping. Anyone who have been to Ikea, would have tasted this delicious cake. This cake is most loved by my dear brother. I made this cake just for him on this very special day. Yes, Happy Birthday Pradeep! Continue reading