Apricot Clafoutis is a wonderful creamy dessert. The luscious texture is reminiscent of flan. This dessert is lightly sweetened to complement the tang of the apricots. While baking the bright bits of fruits flat up to the top of the dessert making for an elegant presentation.
This carrot cake is made with whole wheat flour and assorted spices . The spices add warmth and enhances the flavors. The sweet and tart cream cheese icing perfectly complements the warm spices. The ingredient list might look long , but this definitely qualifies as guilt free indulgence.
This apple crisp recipe is my favorite go to crisp recipe. It is packed with apples and warm spices, all topped off with a crispy oat crust. This is a dessert that takes no time to make and is fun to share with any company !
Galettes are rustic pies. This apple galette is easy to make from scratch and makes for a delicious treat everytime.
This is one of the easiest cookies to make. A simple shortbread dough and some jam makes for an extremely delicious combination. This thumbprint cookies, the Swedish Hallongrotta , is perfect even for beginner bakers
Cobblers are easy to make rustic fruit desserts. This cranberry and peach cobbler brings the flavors of summer and fall together in on beautiful dessert .
Moist almost brownie like bars filled with pumpkin flavors and chocolate. It is easy to make and perfect as fall dessert.
This is one of the easiest fudge recipes. It takes only 4 ingredients and comes together in 15 minutes or less. The fudge has softe texture and is loaded with peanut flavors.
Rasgulla is a spongy syrup based dessert popular in the Indian Subcontinent. Coagulated milk is used to make the spongy balls which are cooked in sugar syrup. This is a simple and elegant dessert fit for any table.
A decadent frozen dessert made with eggs, cream , sugar and cherries. It melts in the mouth to reveal its luscious creamy texture and tastes absolutely divine. The base recipe for custard can be used to make other flavored versions as well.
Broken Wheat Payasam is a traditional Kerala dessert made with coconut milk, jaggery , broken wheat and spices. It is a delicious sweet treat that is served on special occasions.
These brownies are made with everyday ingredients found in most kitchen – oil , eggs, cocoa, sugar, butter and flour ! It is seriously moist and chocolaty. Give it a try to find out how coconut oil makes taste way better!
Bundt pan , brown sugar and sweet dough, Monkey bread is fun to make . Soft pieces of bread coated in sticky caramel is perfect dinner dessert. If you are looking for a recipe to make with kids, this is a must read!
Strawberry rhubarb crumble is an easy and delicious dessert to make. The rhubarb and strawberry filling looks and tastes delicious , while the topping has an almost crisp biscuit like crunch. When served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream it is absolutely incredible.
Mahogany cakes are one of the first cakes to incorporate chocolate and coffee in the batter. It is delicious, all natural and has surprisingly mild but enticing flavors. Give this recipe a try and experience it yourself !
Wattalappam is creamy dairy free custard from Sri Lanka. It is made with egg, kithul jaggery , coconut milk and a dash of spices. Similar to flan or cream caramel it very earthy and divine at the same time.
Jackfruit Kheer or Chakka Pradhaman is a dessert made with ripe jackfruit, jaggery and coconut milk. It is typically garnished with a liberal heap of
cashew nuts, raisins and coconut slices. These quintessential South Indian flavors present a perfect ending to a feast.
Semiya payasam or vermicelli kheer is one of the easiest Indian deserts to make. It is sweet , creamy and satisfying and often low on calories for a desert. Vermicelli noodles are cooked in milk and sweetened with sugar and flavored with cardamom .
One of the easiest white chocolate mousse recipes. This one does not use eggs or gelatin , but it is still soft and perfectly set !
Plum cakes – the spiced dark brown cakes studded with dried fruits (mainly raisins) – are popular in Kerala all year around. Don’t be fooled by the name, there is rarely any plum in there. When we run out of all the required ingredients or are short on time we make this easy version.
This fresh peach cake is one sure way to enliven the boxed cake mix ! There is fruit in the cake and on it too. It looks pretty and tastes delicious, what is more there is no need for an icing !! Less sugar More flavor !
Parippu pradhaman is a Kerala desert made with mung beans, jaggery , and coconut milk. Traditionally it is slow cooked over wood fire creating smoky caramel flavors.
The summers are hot, global warming or not, and call for hours in the pool and frozen treats. Here is a frozen treat that you are going to love so
An old fashioned cake based on the classic pound cake. This cake is perfect for tea time – lightly sweet and with delicious cream cheese flavors. No need for any decorations !
Kalathappam is north Malabar sweet snack. It is stove top cake or cooker cake make usually in a pressure cooker. It is made with rice , coconut , jaggery and flavored with surprise – pearl onions ! Try it and I am sure you will fall in love with it too.
A citrus flavored version of an Indian favorite – Rasgulla. This a a sweet milk based dessert that is popular in the north. Soft and spongy balls are made with separating milk solids from whey. These are soaked in sugar syrup making it into a delectable dessert.
A classic marble cake . The swirl patterns are only limited by one’s imagination. Vanilla and chocolate cake batter alternate and swirl together to form a lovely design that is treat for the eyes and the taste buds.
Creamy Custard in a flaky crust – these mini Custard tarts from Portugal are indeed a heavenly treat ! Here is an easy version of this recipe made with puff pastry sheets . All the deliciousness made at home !
A dressed up version of the classic pound cake with pieces of caramel apples in every bite. Topped with a tangy cream cheese gaze this is a perfect combination of sweet and tart for any clelbration – or serve un adorned with a cup of coffee ..
Kulckuls are crunchy sweet treats from Goa. These are fired sweetened curls that are quite popular during X’mas time. The curls are easy to make and add a bit more fun to snack time.
Kesari is an Indian desert made with sooji/rava (cream of wheat). It is quite easy to make and is a perfect treat to serve unexpected guests or for impromptu celebrations.
Madeleines are classic bite sized sponge cake that can be mistaken for a cookie. These are the perfect companion for an afternoon tea , but chances are you can never stop at one !
Ada pradhaman is dessert made with rice, coconut milk and jaggery. Rice noodles are cooked in coconut milk and jaggery making it delicious , creamy and nutritious. It is topped with fried coconut bits , nuts and raisins.
Palada is a milk based kheer made with fresh rice noodles or ada . This is a gluten free dessert that is in a semi liquid form. The noodles are prepackaged or sometimes freshly made. The sweetened thick with bits of soft melt in the mouth ada is the perfect end to a traditional Kerala feast. Drink up the liquid and savor the ada by itself or mix it all up and enjoy by the spoonfuls !
The famed red velvet cake – smooth velvety texture, bright read color and buttery taste with a hint of cocoa – does a cake need anything more to
The other day I got to pick a bag of oranges from a friend’s backyard. Fresh sweet oranges are always a treat, especially when handpicked and had fresh. I
A fruit filled cake that is a treat any time. It is especially popular around Christmas time and preparations to make this cakes starts weeks in advance. This is a very old fashioned cake and definitely a treat to sink your teeth into.
Every now and then you are reminded of why the classics are what they are . Victoria Sponge Cake is one of those recipes . So named
Bright read strawberries are just so beautiful . Sweet succulent and with a touch of tartness these are perfect for an in-between snack . I don’t usually cook strawberries
Palmiers are classic fresh cookies made with puff pastry. These Valentine palmiers are filled with raspberry or strawberry jam and formed into a lovely heart shape. The puff pastry part has a lovely crunch and the berry jam complements the pastry with sweet and tart flavors.
These are melt in the mouth cookies rolled in confectioner’s sugar the resemble snow balls . These are known by different names , but always have crushed nuts in the cookie and rolled in sugar.
Flan or caramel custard is an elegant desert that is fit for company or to be indulged in all by oneself. A good flan is hard to resist – silky smooth and sweet with a caramel crown. This is the grandmother of
What do you do when a bowl full of oranges is sitting on the counter ?? Juice them perhaps . There are tonnes of ways to