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

Pumpkin Ginger Bread With Maple Glaze ~ Baking Partners October 2013

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Hello everyone! How are you all today? This month’s Baking Partners challenge was to bake a Pumpkin Yeast Bread or Pumpkin Ginger Bread(Non-yeast). I chose to do the pumpkin bread without yeast. Thanks to Swathi Iyer of Zesty South Indian Kitchen for this month’s fall themed challenge. Pumpkin bread is a soft and moist bread popular during October and November when fresh pumpkins are in season. 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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Cro-doughnuts ~ Baking Partners Challenge September 2013

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Cro-doughnut, the name I came up with, as the actual name Cronut is trademarked. This beautiful croissant-doughnut hybrid was created by chef Dominique Ansel and was officially released on May 10, 2013. Continue reading

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

Moroccan Orange Cake

moroccancake3This soft and delicious cake with an enchanting orange aroma has its origin in Morocco. It is covered with lemon flavored fondant and decorated with gum paste bow and flowers! Continue reading

Mawa Cake ~ Daring Bakers August 2013 Challenge Part 1

It’s time for this month’s Daring Bakers Challenge!
Aparna of My Diverse Kitchen was our August 2013 Daring Bakers’ hostess and she challenged us to make some amazing regional Indian desserts. The Mawa Cake, the Bolinhas de Coco cookies and the Masala cookies – beautifully spiced and delicious! 🙂

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