Banana Walnut Upside Down Cake

banana walnut upside down cake

Hey guys ๐Ÿ™‚ Are you enjoying the chilly mornings and the lazy winter days. I am loving every bit of this season. Snuggling up in the blanket with a cup of hot coffee and a slice of cake :D. And this Banana Walnut Upside Down Cake is a great cake for such lazy cold winter mornings. Although I ย am not a Banana fan but caramelized bananas are different :D. Like the Easy Pineapple Upside Down Cake, this one too is a crowd pleaser. The Banana Walnut Upside Down Cake comprises of a ย basic vanilla batter poured over the sliced bananas […]

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Peanut Butter Cake with Caramel Filling

Peanut Butter Cake Caramel Filling

I made this gorgeous cake for my birthday in September. I know it’s pretty late for the recipe but you know how lazy I am sometimes. This post has been pending for a while. But seriously it’s probably my favorite cake in a very long time. It was so delicious that I felt proud of it :D. You know like you are proud of your kids when they do well, I was proud of thisย  baby for it’s amazing taste. This Peanut Butter Cake with Caramel Filling was apt to celebrate my birthday!! I am really enjoying these nut butters […]

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Chocolate Chip Praline Cake

Chocolate Chip Praline Cake

Happy Diwali bakers!! Diwali is a festival of happiness ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s such a lovely time of the year. The air is crisp and cooler, all the houses are lit up beautifully, we meet relatives and oldย  friends and not to forget the Big Diwali Parties!! We have a beautiful terrace with a huge bar and barbecue. Dad loves to host dinners there. And of courseย  we need a dessert later ๐Ÿ˜€ I usually do cupcakes or layer cakes for such parties. They not only look gorgeous on the table but are a delight for everyone. This time I was in […]

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Black and White Cake

Black & White Cake

I have been very lazy in writing lately ๐Ÿ™ Lots of posts need to be written because I keep experimenting with new recipes. Baking is the only thing which liberates me!! And the net is full of inspiration. My pinterest feed is overflowing withย  drool-worthy bakes. This Black and White Cake was baked for my mom’s birthday in august. It was soย  rich and sinful.ย  It comprised of a vanilla cake between two chocolate cakes sandwiched with a creamy buttery condensed milk frosting and topped with dark chocolate ganache.   A slice of this Black and White Cake is nothing […]

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Chocolate Celebration Cake

Chocolate Celebration Cake

A chocolate cake that is baked for an anniversary celebration becomes a Chocolate Celebration Cake. ๐Ÿ˜€ The cake was baked for my parent’s 31st wedding anniversary. 31 years of staying together, fighting and making up together. For me, It’s an enormous amount of time. Beingย  a bachelor myself, I don’t understand how one tends to share everything with another person ๐Ÿ˜› Anyways, since I was baking for both of them, I needed something of common interest. And both of them love chocolate!! Strangely, Dad says he doesn’t like chocolate but still sneaks in chocolate from our chocolate collection. Our chocolate […]

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Banana Chocolate Streusel Cake

Banana Chocolate Streusel Cake

Hey folks!! Been a while I posted something. But I have been baking several cakes during this period as well. Sometimes for freinds, sometimes for special occasions such as raksha bandhan and I have also baked cakes without sugar for a diabetic freind. So the baking has been on inย  full hustle. I will soon post a sugarfree and guilltfree recipe for our diabetic and diet conscious freinds. But till then try baking this Banana Chocolate Steusel Cake. It’s a moist fruity cake with a crunchy chocolate streusel. Perfect for our morning breakfast. We even ate it as a dessert […]

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Peek-a-boo Cake

Peek a boo cake

I don’t like baking the same recipes again and again :D. I constantly have fights with mom because she is terrified when I enter the kitchen with something new in mind. But what is the fun in doing something you have already mastered. One should keep trying new stuff and upgrade themselves. I do revisit my tried and tested recipes occasionally. But I am all up for new challenges. Baking is some sort of therapy for me. Even if a recipe requires me to slog several hours at a stretch, I am still a happy person. The Peek-a-boo Cake is […]

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Fruit and Nut Upside Down Cake

Fruit and Nut Upside Down Cake

Hey folks! This recipe just happened suddenly out of nowhere ๐Ÿ˜€ I had no plans to bake anything for a while. But while browsing cakes on pinterest, the enthusiast in me decided to bake this for our weekend breakfast ๐Ÿ™‚ Our entire house smelled wonderful when this cake was in the oven. Cinnamon, brown sugar and a combination of your favorite fruit and nuts. Yummy!! This Fruit and nut upside down cake can be customized as per your liking and convenience. I used a combination of dates, cranberries, almonds and walnuts. It came out beautifully. It’s a simple yet impressive […]

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Chocolate Caramel Layer Cake

Chocolate caramel layer cake

Baked a Chocolate Caramel Layer Cake for my brother’s birthday. It’s a three layered chocolate cake with caramel frosting in between the layers and dark chocolate ganache all over. Also caramelized nuts on the top! Way awesome ๐Ÿ˜€ I know u would want to ask what is different from the earlier recipe on the blog- “Chocolate Cake with caramel buttercream and roast almond filling“. Well the caramel is different. This isn’t a caramel buttercream. It’s silky golden caramel made with condensed milk. It only takes 15 minutes to get this caramel together. The brown sugar lends it this gorgeous golden […]

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Coffee Cake with a Pistachio Streusel

Coffee Cake

Summers have never been my favourite.The heat is just intolerable. Phew! I am a winter person. I love the winters. It is such a happy season. Wish we could have a shorter summer here ๐Ÿ™  Anyways, I have been avoiding baking for a long time because my sister has been away. She has been traveling. She is someone who always appreciates and criticizes my baking. Hence, her presence is absolutely essential for my baking ventures ๐Ÿ˜€ She is returning tonight so thought of baking something for her. Jyotika loves muffins or a coffee cake with her breakfast. Her eyes light […]

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