Dessert

Blueberry Muffins
Dessert

Blueberry Muffins …..simply irresistible!

 

 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrBlueberry Muffins are simply irresistible. Fresh luscious blueberries folded into a simple batter make sweet flavor bursting muffins with a firm cake-like crumb. Though I categorize them under Dessert, I can eat these for breakfast, snack, and dessert. Blueberries Blueberries are new age fruits to me. I tasted them only after […]

Italian Buttercream
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Perfect Italian Buttercream

 

 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrCrème au Beurre or buttercream is a light, smooth icing that we use often in pastry kitchens. I learned how to make buttercream at my culinary school – International Culinary Center. Buttercreams taste heavenly. Did I mention that? There are many variations of the basic formula of the buttercream. The well known […]

Mango Ginger Pannacotta
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Mango Ginger Panna cotta

 

 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrThe Mango Ginger Panna cotta is creamy and delectable with a hint of ginger and layer of mango. This is a winning combination and a party delight. Panna cotta is the easiest thing to make. I first made this at work, when catering to a graduation party. It was an […]

Chocolate Cupcakes
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Decadent Chocolate Cupcakes

 

 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrDecadent and moist, these Chocolate Cupcakes are velvety smooth and so very delicious! I made these for my daughter’s birthday and the kids decorated their cupcakes with M&M’s and sprinkles. They had a ball! I decorated mine with crystallized ginger. My husband had his plain. You can do so much […]

Streusel Coffee Cake
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Cinnamon Pecan Streusel Coffee Cake

 

 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrCinnamon Pecan Streusel Coffee Cake is a rich, moist, tender cake with a satisfying crunch from the streusel topping. And an absolute delight to make and so easy that my seven-year-old son baked it all by himself. I love streusel coffee cakes. Love them over cream filled ones. I read […]

Chocolate Truffles
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Chocolate Truffles – Coffee Cardamom, Almond Fig, Pomegranate Pistachio, Sea Salt Strawberry.

 

 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrChocolate Truffles – Coffee Cardamom, Almond Fig, Pomegranate Pistachio, Sea Salt Strawberry. Melt in your mouth, hand-made truffles are a perfect, thoughtful, and delicious holiday gift. I love the holidays. And I love giving handmade gifts especially to teachers, close friends, and relatives who have stepped up and taken care […]

Banana Muffins
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Almond/Chocolate Caramelized Banana Muffins

 

 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrCaramelized Banana Muffins are the perfect blend of crusty brown top and a soft, moist center with an intense banana flavor. The aroma of delicious smells will permeate your house as it did mine. My kids love banana bread but they both want different fillings. One likes chocolate and the […]

Spiced Candied Pecans
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Spiced Candied Pecans

 

 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrThese spiced candied pecans are the perfect topping for salads, ice creams and as a snack by themselves. You won’t be able to stop yourself from popping them in your mouth. They are sweet with a coating of caramelized sugar with just a hint of heat and spritz of lemon, […]

Coconut Burfi
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Easy Coconut Burfi

 

 share…emailPrintPinterestFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinYummlyTumblrCoconut Burfi is a Diwali classic. Diwali is when I am most nostalgic about my childhood in India. Splashes of beautiful colors, the loud burst of fireworks, the sound of laughter running through the house and… the scintillating smell of COCONUT BURFI. Coconut Burfi was and is, my favorite of […]