Chocolate Orange Cupcake Recipe

Buttery soft eggless orange cupcake with chocolate buttercream frosting

Chocolate and orange are very refreshing together. The freshness and tang of oranges tastes amazing with the richness of chocolate. This Chocolate Orange Cupcake Recipe is perfect for a light dessert. The Eggless cupcakes are buttery with a delicate crumb. I have used orange zest and a Brazilian orange essence to flavor them. The cupcakes are refreshing on their own, but when paired with the chocolate buttercream, they make for a decadent dessert.   The Chocolate Orange Cupcake Recipe makes 12 regular sized cupcakes. The smooth fluffy chocolate buttercream is a perfect match for the moist orange cupcake. I have used […]

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Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

homemade healthy chocolate peanut butter granola

My breakfast everyday is a very hush-hush affair. The hospital starts at 9 AM and reaching on time is an everyday struggle for me. Pancakes and waffles happen only on Sundays! On other days, I usually like something quick like a smoothie or parfait with some granola. That is how this Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola came into being. Once you start making your own granola, you wouldn’t want to buy from the supermarket at all. One of the reasons is that you can make it absolutely free of preservatives and a tad healthier than the ones available. But I […]

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Chocolate Rose Truffles

Chocolate and Rose Truffles

Chocolate Rose Truffles and a Virtual Babyshower   Bite sized desserts are always a delight to eat. You don’t always want to dig in a huge slice of cake. Sometimes you need to enjoy melt in your mouth delicious Chocolate Rose Truffles. Rose is such an exotic flavor. It is subtle yet so unique and beautiful. Rose is used a lot in Indian desserts. I was initially skeptical about pairing it with dark chocolate. But trust me, the result is divine. And hence these Chocolate Rose Truffles are perfect to celebrate Kathy’s virtual babyshower. My friend Katherine, a fellow blogger […]

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Easy Fruit Scones

Easy Fruit Scones

A good scone and a hot cup of tea is a recipe for a happy day. But a good scone is hard to find. The fine ones, are moist on the inside and golden crusty on the outside. Airy, flavorful and tender! If you find yourself craving for one, try your hands at these Easy Fruit Scones.     I have a tendency to hoard on chocolate, dried fruits, sprinkles and all kinds of crockery. Because I need them for my baking and photography experiments. This huge box of candied fruit had been sitting in my refrigerator for more than […]

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Chocolate Filled Doughnut Recipe

Chocolate filled home made yeast donut

My visits to the mall always involve buying doughnuts from Krispy Kreme or Dunkin Donuts. I just love them with my coffee. I also end up getting a few extra for breakfast next morning! My love for them led me to trying this Chocolate Filled Doughnut Recipe. I have always wanted to bake my own breads, doughnuts, cinnamon rolls – basically anything with yeast in them. You get an amazing feeling when you work with a yeast dough. A warm cozy smell fills your kitchen as soon as you start kneading it.  And that smell intensifies once it’s baked or […]

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Holiday in Bhutan

I am so excited to pen down this post and tell you guys about my recent holiday in Bhutan. Bhutan is this magical country that is totally shrouded in Buddhism! It is beautiful, mesmerizing and mystical! Memories of this holiday in Bhutan are always going to stay fresh in a corner of my heart.     The three of us (me, my brother and sister) ventured on this beautiful vacation by taking a flight via Bhutan Airlines. You won’t believe but the magic of Bhutan starts mid -air itself, when the pilot announces the names of different Himalayan mountain peaks […]

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Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Rich dark chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream and fresh raspberries

I am just back from a vacation in Bhutan. The place is beautiful and mesmerizing. I would love to tell you more about it in a separate post. But for now, this Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cake is delightful enough to be talked about in detail!       With just a day left until Christmas eve, I needed something quick yet rich to bake for the festival. Christmas and Diwali are equally loved and celebrated in our house. Our huge Christmas tree is all decked up since a month! If I wasn’t really pressed for time, I would have made […]

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Eggless Chocolate Mug Cake

Eggless Chocolate Mug Cake

There are days when you have a sudden craving for a chocolate dessert! And you don’t want to spend hours in kitchen mixing batters and piping frostings . Basically, you need a dessert just NOW! That’s when this 1 minute Eggless Chocolate Mug Cake recipe will come handy! Trust me, the cake turns out so moist and yummy that it satiates all kinds of chocolate cravings. The batter takes less than 5 minutes to prepare and only one bowl is used. It’s then poured in a microwave safe cup and baked on high power for 1 minute. The Eggless Chocolate […]

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Apple Blackberry Cake

Cake topped with Apple wedges and frozen blackberries

Cake with coffee becomes so much more enjoyable in winters. This Apple Blackberry Cake is a delightful dessert for these chilly mornings. I am not much of a fruit person. Chocolate has always been my first love. But I totally enjoyed this Apple Blackberry Cake.   The recipe basically is a dense moist cake batter, topped with apple slices and frozen blackberries spiced with cinnamon. I saw the recipe at Martha Stewart’s blog and instantly loved it for its simplicity. When dusted with icing sugar, the Apple Blackberry Cake looks so festive and perfect to bake this holiday season. If […]

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Marble Loaf Cake Recipe

Marble Loaf Cake

If you are a regular reader of the blog, you must be aware about my love for chocolate cakes and tea-time cakes. This Marble Loaf Cake Recipe is one of my favorite coffee cake recipes. Cakes like these double up as breakfast cakes and also as dessert. For me a slice of this cake and a big cup of coffee count as a blissful pleasure of life. I am sure you agree :). I often dream of opening a small cafe in the mountains, serving good coffee and cake. Coming back from the mountains:P. This Marble Loaf Cake Recipe yields […]

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