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carrot halwa

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa also known as Gajar Halwa is an Indian sweet made with a delightful combination of fresh carrots, ghee, milk, khoa, nuts, sugar, and cardamom powder

vanilla cake

Easy Vanilla cake recipe

The Softest, fluffiest, and most moist Vanilla Cake you’ll ever taste. All need to have a really good vanilla cake in their repertoire and I promise this easy vanilla cake recipe doesn’t disappoint. Even if you’ve never baked a cake from scratch, you will find this simple and achievable. This easy vanilla cake recipe is […]

Valentine day heart thumbprint cookie

Valentine’s day Heart Thumbprint Cookies

These incredibly easy Thumbprint Cookies are the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking for a delicious, easy-to-make and so pretty cookie to gift for Valentine’s Day, these Valentine’s Day Heart Thumbprint Cookies are it. These Valentine’s Day Heart Thumbprint cookies are as beautiful as they are simple to make.

pineapple upside-down cake

Easy Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

This Easy recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cake with an incredibly moist cake loaded with pineapple flavor features caramelized pineapples and cherries. The cake is baked in a single layer and has a topping of caramelized pineapple rings and maraschino cherries. Pineapple upside down cakes are baked in a single pan with the pineapples and cherries at the bottom of the pan. After the cake is baked, it is inverted so the pineapples and cherries are on top of the cake. This is why it’s called an “upside-down” cake. This easy pineapple upside-down cake is supremely moist with loads of pineapple flavor.

Vanilla Biscotti

Best Vanilla Biscotti

Light, crunchy, and delicately delicious Vanilla Biscotti perfectly describe these Italian cookies. With Christmas coming soon, I wanted to share one of my favorite holiday cookie recipes with you, these Best Vanilla Biscotti. Biscotti are crunchy cookies that are baked twice; but that doesn’t mean there’s extra work involved. They might seem complicated, but the process is pretty simple. They’re mildly sweet and crunchy and taste exceptional dunked in hot coffee or tea.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Cookies, Snacks

Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

The best oatmeal raisin cookies are extra soft with a deliciously chewy texture. They have a hint of cinnamon to complement the raisins. Soft and chewy in the middle with a crisp edge, these cookies are a perfect treat! These best oatmeal raisin cookies are made with butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and oats. They are […]

snowball cookies

The Best Snowball Cookies Recipe

Rich, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth tender Snowball cookies loaded with roasted cashews and powdered sugar. The best Snowball Cookies recipe yields my absolute favorite Christmas cookies. These buttery shortbread cookies will melt in your mouth and are always a favorite with everyone. They are rich, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth tender, and loaded with roasted cashews and powdered sugar. And […]

garlic dinner rolls
Breads, Snacks

Garlic Dinner Rolls

These savory yet mildly sweet garlic dinner rolls are easy to make, delicious, and pillow soft. They are so soft and fluffy, made with fresh garlic, and brushed with herb-garlic butter. These irresistibly soft Garlic dinner rolls can be eaten as it is or as a side dish for your meal. This ultimate garlic dinner rolls recipe uses active dried yeast and creates the best dinner rolls that are bursting with rich, garlic butter flavor.

Vegan pizza rolls
Breads, Pizza, Snacks

Easy Vegan Pizza Rolls

These easy vegan Pizza rolls are delicious and made with simple pantry ingredients. They bake to golden, cheesy perfection in just 22-25 minutes and they’re so good you might want to make a double batch! These easy vegan pizza rolls are a great way to enjoy all of the flavors of your favorite pizza, in easy-to-eat, bite-sized pieces. Everyone who has tasted these easy, soft, and fluffy Pizza rolls has thoroughly enjoyed them. So would you too.

Whole wheat bread

Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

This is my simple Whole Wheat Bread recipe. Whole wheat bread recipe that yields soft, fiber-rich slices with a hint of sweetness. This easy Whole Wheat Bread is perfect for sandwiches, toast, or just enjoying with some softened butter. You will love this soft homemade bread recipe! The bread is incredibly soft, and I can never resist […]

masala buiscuits

Masala Biscuit Recipe

These are my spicy yet mildly sweet delicious savoury cookies which are a perfect addition to your hot evening chai. These are quite popular in Kerala bakeries. My mother would bring these home often on her way back from work and hence, very close to my heart since childhood. When I was carrying my firstborn, these cookies were all that I wanted to munch on. Being away from Kerala, I was forced to bake them myself. Since then, many a thing has gone in and out of the recipe and I’ve pretty much frozen on this one. This recipe delivers about 25 delicious cookies. These have become part of our Christmas gifting hamper too.

Cream horns

Cream Horns from Scratch

These Cream Horns are made with puff pastry that’s wrapped and baked until golden and flaky and filled with a sweet and fluffy buttercream filling. This delicious pastry is crispy on the outside, and nice and creamy on the inside. You can also dip or drizzle them in chocolate. If you are looking for a crowd-pleaser, this cream horn recipe is a hit every single time! They’re the perfect dessert for gatherings, family get-togethers, and parties.

Egg puffs

Easy Egg Puff Recipe

Egg Puff is the kind of thing that just makes you feel good. All those light, flaky layers, rich buttery flavor, the flavorful onion filling, and the goodness of hard-boiled egg! For a long time, I kept putting it off because it was always just too much work and time-consuming. Just a little patience and you make the most delicious egg puff you’ll ever taste. If you’ve ever wanted to make authentic puff pastry from scratch, this is the recipe you’ll ever need. Using a handful of basic ingredients, you’ll be amazed that you can make egg puffs from scratch within just a few hours. This homemade egg puff recipe requires only basic at-home ingredients. This recipe has puff pastry which is foolproof and always results in those signature flaky layers. With just a little time and a few simple ingredients, you can stock your freezer with a buttery puff at all times. You may fill it with any filling that suits your tastes, from savory to sweet. Learn how to make it and use it in all your recipes that call for flaky, buttery pastry.

Milk bread loaf

Soft and Fluffy Milk Bread Loaf

Freshly baked milk bread is irresistibly fluffy and delicious, and so is its aroma. If you’re looking for the best homemade milk bread with the fluffiest, softest crumb, look no further! This milk bread loaf is an incredibly soft, fluffy, light white bread made with milk that’s perfect for toast, sandwiches, or simply enjoying by itself. With its soft texture and semi-sweet flavor, this fluffy milk bread will be your all-time favorite bread recipe. They’re perfect for your weekend dinner party and simple enough to make as an everyday recipe. To make this amazing bread, you don’t need to be a bread baker. You could make this perfectly fluffy, tender bread using the instructions I’ve given here. 

Strawberry Macarons

Foolproof Strawberry Macarons Recipe

Macaron is a sweet meringue-based confection with a crisp exterior. They are delicate sandwich cookies made with egg-white, powdered sugar, almond flour, and food color. These strawberry macarons have crisp shells giving way to chewy deliciousness as you bite into them. These are filled with strawberry-flavored buttercream. The baking of French macarons is considered tricky and difficult to get right in the first go. But, you need not worry, you are in for a treat because I bring you the secret ingredient to get it right all the time. The secret ingredient is meringue powder. Though it is not available easily in the shops, you can buy it easily from Amazon and it is worth the extra effort to buy from Amazon. Use one tablespoon of meringue powder to every egg white added. I’ve used 3 egg whites in this recipe, hence, 3 tablespoons of meringue powder.

vanilla cupcakes

The Perfect Vanilla cupcakes

They are the fluffiest cupcakes, not to mention soft, buttery and sweet with the perfect vanilla flavor. They are moist cupcakes that dome perfectly, and you can really taste the vanilla in every bite. The recipe couldn’t be easier, and the cupcakes are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser! You can bake up a batch of these perfect homemade vanilla cupcakes in no-time. You can whip this up in 1 bowl, with a minimal list of simple ingredients. These moist and light-as-air cupcakes are perfect for weddings, events, and birthdays. They’re incredibly moist, tender, and soft – the perfect homemade cupcake recipe. They stay moist when stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days, though keep frosted cupcakes refrigerated in airtight containers.

Cinnamon rolls

Easy Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

These are the perfect cinnamon rolls ever. They are soft, fluffy, and gooey all at the same time. These rolls puff up nice and tall but are completely soft all the way through.   They melt in your mouth when they are still warm from the oven. This recipe is all you’ll ever need. The ingredients for these are basic pantry staples and you require no special equipment; though, if you have a stand mixer, you are at an advantage. If not, a 10-minute kneading of the dough on the countertop will do the trick. Not only are they perfect for a special occasion, but these rolls can be enjoyed as a quick breakfast treat at any time of year. They are big, fluffy, soft, and delicious with the filling super buttery full of brown sugar and cinnamon which your whole family will enjoy!  On top is a silky cream cheese icing that soaks right into these warm rolls. It’s slightly sweet with that classic cream cheese flavor.

Masala Bread

Masala Bread Recipe

This is a very soft and flavourful bread which you can have as it is, toasted with butter, or make sandwich with cheese or other filling. It is loaded with the flavours of spring onion, coriander leaves and garlic and get pops of sautéed cumin and fennel seeds in between. This can be well enjoyed by all in the family, even children. Bake this flavourful bread for your family and see how they enjoy this bread. I’ve used all-purpose flour in this recipe, which you are free to alternate with whole wheat flour or your mix of gluten free flour. To get the bread soft, it is required that you knead it well for 10 to 12 minutes, or, this can be done easily with a stand mixer with the dough hook. Get baking and enjoy!