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 […]

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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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Butterscotch Blondies with Cashews

Butterscotch chips and cashew squares with chocolate glaze

We often enjoy Chocolate and peanut butter together. One can also fall in love with the flavors of coffee and caramel. But it’s seldom that one appreciates how well Butterscotch mingles with cashews. It’s an understated yet heavenly combination. These Butterscotch Blondies celebrate this grand combo!     Do you remember my “Butterscotch Ice cream Cake”? That’s where my love for Butterscotch and cashews started. This one-bowl, no messy recipe makes deliciously addictive Butterscotch Blondies. Thick and chewy, buttery with caramel goodness from the butterscotch chips and crunch from the nutty cashews. They are so addictive,that they are potentially dangerous […]

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Cardamom Cinnamon Rolls

Cardamom Cinnamon Rolls

So everyone’s been posting apple and pumpkin recipes. I am also trying to convince myself to make the transition. Fall has it’s own charm, but it’s hard to bid goodbye to summer! These Cardamom Cinnamon Rolls make for a great breakfast in the winter season. This was my first yeast recipe and I can tell you I wasn’t disappointed. Working with yeast is not as technical as I had thought. I kept looking for simple yeast bread recipes all over the web. But most of them required a stand mixer for making the dough, and I don’t own one. After […]

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Black Forest Tart

Black forest Tart

Ours is a household, where anything chocolate is devoured down pretty quickly! Both my siblings, me and mommy, all of us love the dark richness of Chocolate. Daddy is not crazy for desserts. He loves all Indian sweets, but he isn’t a fan of the cakes with frostings that make an appearance on the blog :D. This Black Forest Tart was made at just an hour’s notice. So you can imagine how quick and easy this is! My brother was craving something chocolate and whipped cream. As I was checking my pantry staples to bake something for him, I came […]

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No-Bake Cashew Cream Chocolate Cheesecake

No-Bake Cashew Cream Chocolate Cheesecake

My quest to find a healthy yet impressive chocolate cake recipe for my mother’s birthday, lead me to find this amazing No-Bake Cashew Cream Chocolate Cheesecake recipe. I can’t bake anything very rich for her. She is very specific about her diet. Last year I baked the Chocolate Espresso Mousse Cake for her. She had liked it so much. She prefers a light silky texture to her cakes. Instead of dense chocolate truffle cakes, she prefers mousse cakes or cheesecakes. Since I baked the mousse cake last year, I zeroed in on a cheesecake for this birthday. I searched the […]

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