Dessert

Finish your meal on a sweet note with this great selection of dessert
recipes including cakes, puddings, ice-creams, sorbets and so much more.

Chocolate Toast
Chocolate

Chocolate Toast

Start off your day with this deliciously simple breakfast toast. Must for chocolate lovers. Ingredients: Bread Slices – 8 to 10 Milk – 400 ml Cocoa Powder – 1 1/2 tblsp Sugar – 3 tblsp Vanilla Essence – 1/2 tsp Butter – 3 tblsp Method: 1. Apply butter to all […]

Chocolate Orange Cake
Cakes, Orange

Chocolate Orange Cake

A dark, delicious cake with an optional glaze. You do not need a special occasion to make this cake. Ingredients: Cocoa Powder – 1 cup, unsweetened Plain Flour – 5 to 6 cups Sugar – 3 cups, granulated Mayonnaise – 1 1/2 cups Vanilla Extract – 2 tsp Balsamic Vinegar […]

Lemon Ginger Cookies
Cookies

Lemon Ginger Cookies

A yummy, simple to make cookie ideal for teatime or as an evening snack. Ingredients: Plain Flour – 2 cups Butter – 225 gms, slightly salted Icing Sugar – 1 1/2 cup Ginger – 4 to 6 tblsp, minced Lemon Zest – 2 tsp Lemon Juice – 3 tsp Method: […]

Banana Chocolate Milkshake
Banana, Chocolate, Kids, Milkshakes

Banana Chocolate Milkshake

A delicious, creamy and rich milkshake with bananas and chocolate. Kids (and adults) would love this drink. Ingredients: Chocolate Syrup – 1/2 cup (available readymade) Bananas – 2, medium or 1, large, peeled, chopped Milk – 4 cups, boiled, cooled Sugar as required Ice Cream – 1 scoop, any flavour, […]

Kesar Shrikhand
Dessert

Kesar Shrikhand

A delicious and popular dessert across India. Perfect for any special occasion or parties. There are many variations to the Shrikhand and is quite common in Gujarat, Maharashtra regions. Ingredients: Cream Cheese – 100 gms Curd – 1/2 cup Sugar – 2 to 3 tblsp Pistachios – 1 tsp, finely […]

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies
Chocolate

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies

These delicious brownies made with chocolate and raspberries makes a great dessert for any occasion or can also be served as a teatime snack. Serve with some raspberries or fresh cream. Ingredients: Cocoa Powder – 1/2 cup, sifted Raspberries – 2 cups Plain Flour (Maida) – 2 1/2 cups Almonds […]

Rich Fruit Cake
Cakes

Rich Fruit Cake

This traditional and rich fruit cake is ideal for any special occasion or can also be served as an evening teatime cake. Ingredients: Plain Flour – 1 cup Mixed Spice Powder (Cinnamon, Cloves and Green Cardamon) – 1 tsp Mixed Fruits – 500 gms, chopped Butter – 125 gms Brown […]

Vodka and Coffee Ice Cream
Ice Cream

Vodka and Coffee Ice Cream

A delicious dessert that is definitely not for the kids, but is perfect for adults! Ideal for a weekend party or any late-night dessert. Ingredients: Vodka – 1/2 cup Instant Coffee – 2 tblsp Hot Water – 1 1/2 cups Coconut Cream – 750 ml (available in supermarkets, see note) […]

Chocolate Mint Cookies
Chocolate, Cookies

Chocolate Mint Cookies

A delicious after-dinner dessert, this chocolate mint cookies is also great as a teatime snack. Inspired by Nigella’s TV show. Ingredients: Cocoa Powder – 2/3 cups Plain Flour – 2 cups Vanilla Extract – 2 tsp Eggs – 2 Salt – a pinch Butter – 1 cup, softened Light Brown […]

Lemon Cupcakes
Cakes

Lemon Cupcakes

A easy to make homemade lemon cupcakes, perfect accompaniment to afternoon/evening tea. Also makes a simple and tasty dessert to any meal. Ingredients: Eggs – 4, large, lightly beaten Butter – 300 gms, unsalted Caster Sugar – 200 gms Rind of 1 Lemon – finely grated Plain Flour – 300 […]

Heart Shaped Cinnamon Cookies
Cookies, Valentines Day

Heart Shaped Cinnamon Cookies

A lovely little heart shaped cookies for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. Simple and easy to make, they make for a great treat for any romantic occasion.   Ingredients: Cinnamon – 3 tsp Butter – 500 gms Egg Yolks – 2 Caster Sugar – 300 gms Plain Flour – […]

Double Chocolate Truffles
Chocolate, Valentines Day

Double Chocolate Truffle

These elegant, simple, sweet and easy to make Chocolate Truffles make a great Valentine’s Day treat (or a great dessert for any meal). Ingredients: Semi-Sweet Chocolate – 500 gms, chopped Cocoa Powder – 1/2 cup Icing Sugar – 1/2 cup Thick Cream – 500 ml Method: 1. Heat a pan […]

Spinach and Cheese Muffins
Muffins, Snacks, Spinach

Spinach and Cheese Muffins

A delicious, easy to make savoury muffin ideal for breakfast, brunch or evening snack. Ingredients: Milk – 1/4 cup Cream Cheese – 400 gms Salt – 2 tsp For the batter: Plain Flour – 1 kg Parmesan Cheese – 150 gms, grated Baking Powder – 1 tblsp Cheddar Cheese – […]

Chocolate Yogurt Brownies
Cakes, Chocolate, Valentines Day

Chocolate Yogurt Brownies

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and what better way to impress the love of your life with this delicious, homemade Chocolate Yogurt Brownies. Best served with ice cream of choice. Ingredients: Chocolate Chips – 2 cups, semi-sweet Sugar – 2 cups Milk Chocolate Chips – 1 cup […]

Grilled Chocolate Sandwich
Chocolate, Sandwich

Grilled Chocolate Sandwich

A delicious dessert sandwich that is a sure hit with the kids. Ingredients: Dark Chocolate – 1/2 cup, chopped Chocolate Chips – 1/3 cup Thick Cream – 1/3 cup Cocoa Powder – 2 tblsp, unsweetened Sugar – 1 1/2 tsp Salt – a pinch White Bread Slices – 6 Butter […]

Champagne Trifle
Dessert

Champagne Trifle

Impress your guests with this simple, delicious dessert. For a non-alcoholic version, use any flavoured sparkling water. Ingredients: Chocolate Cake – 200 gms (readymade) Strawberries – 1/2 cup, chopped Champagne – 3/4 cup (or Sparkling water for a non-alcoholic version) Water – 1/4 cup Eggs – 2 Sugar – 50 […]

Jam Tarts
Dessert, Kids

Jam Tarts

Jam Tarts are simple, easy to make and delicious treats for kids, especially during holidays and festive season. Ingredients: Butter – 225 gms, unsalted Maida (Plain Flour) – 500 gms Salt – 1/4 tsp Cold Water – 1 cup Jam as required, any flavour 12 hole Muffin tin – greased […]

Basic Butter Icing
Cakes

Basic Butter Icing

This is a basic butter icing for cakes. Simple, quick and easy to make. Ingredients: Butter – 100 gms Icing Sugar – 200 gms Edible Food Colour – 1/2 tsp Any Essence – 1/2 tsp (see note at the end) Method: 1. Lightly the beat the butter in a bowl. […]

Eggless Almond Cherry Cake
Cakes, Christmas

Eggless Almond Cherry Cake

A simple and easy to make cake with almonds, glaced cherries and condensed milk.  Garnish as desired or use it as a base to make other delicious cakes. Ingredients: Condensed Milk – 2 tins (about 750 to 800 ml) Maida (Plain Flour) – 500 gms Sugar – 150 gms, powdered […]

plain cheesecake
Cakes, Christmas

Plain Cheesecake

An easy to make basic homemade Cheesecake recipe that can be used as a base to make other cake varieties or can also be consumed as it is. Ingredients: Condensed Milk – 1/2 tin (available in supermarkets) Cream Cheese – 250 gms Sweet and Sour Biscuits – 1/2 cup, crushed […]

Nutty Cake
Cakes, Christmas

Nutty Cake

A delicious and wonderful cake made with almonds, pistachios, cashew nuts and dried cherries. Ingredients: Condensed Milk – 1 tin Marie Biscuits – 20, powdered Cocoa Powder – 2 tblsp Butter – 100 gms Pistachios – 1 tblsp, chopped Almonds – 1 1/2 tblsp, chopped Cashew Nuts – 1 1/2 […]

Banana Cashew Cake
Banana, Cakes, Christmas

Banana Cashew Cake

A simple to make delicious cake with bananas and cashew nuts. Ideal for any occasion. Ingredients: Maida (Plain Flour) – 500 gms Sugar – 2 cups, powdered Butter – 500 gms Brown Sugar – 2 cups Eggs – 8 to 10, beaten Bananas – 10 to 12, peeled and mashed […]

Chocolate Ginger Brownies
Chocolate, Christmas

Chocolate Ginger Brownies

Simple and rich brownies made with dark chocolate and ginger.  Ideal for any occasion. Ingredients: Dark Chocolate – 175 to 200 gms, broken Plain Flour – 1 1/4 cups Caster Sugar – 2 cups Cocoa Powder – 1/2 cup Butter – 1 cup, unsalted + extra Nutmeg Powder – 1 […]

Orange Ice Lolly (Orange Popsicle)
Ice Cream

Orange Ice Lollies

Orange Ice Lolly (Orange Popsicle) is a popular summer treat for kids and adults alike. Quick and easy to make, they are suited for any occasion. Ingredients: Juice of 12 to 15 Oranges Caster Sugar – 200 gms Zest of 1 Orange Lemon Juice – 2 tblsp (about 30 ml) […]

Red and White Chocolate Roll
Cakes, Christmas

Red and White Chocolate Roll

A lovely and delicious red & white swiss roll cake for this Christmas. Ingredients: Plain Flour – 150 gms Baking Powder – 2 tsp Cocoa Powder – 1/4 cup Eggs – 8 to 10 Caster Sugar – 225 gms Red Food Colouring – 2 tsp Butter – 100 gms, melted […]

Spiced Chocolate Cake
Cakes, Chocolate, Christmas

Spiced Chocolate Cake

A delicious and perfect way to end a dinner. Ideal for any occasion including Christmas dinner. Ingredients: Dark Chocolate – 100 gms, chopped Butter – 125 gms, unsalted Star Anise Powder – 1/4 tsp Brown Sugar – 150 gms, light and soft Eggs – 3, separated Zest of 1/2 Lime […]

Chocolate Fudge Cake
Cakes, Chocolate, Christmas

Chocolate Fudge Cake

A must for any die-hard chocolate lover. Ideal for any occasion like Christmas or parties, this chocolate cake is also easy to make. Ingredients: Caster Sugar – 150 gms Butter – 150 gms, unsalted Eggs – 3 to 4, medium Maida (Plain Flour) – 1/4 cup Almonds – 1/4 cup, […]

Rum Truffles
Chocolate, Christmas

Rum Truffles

Easy to make homemade Chocolate Rum Truffles. With Christmas just around the corner, they make a wonderful dessert and they are also great for any occasion. Ingredients: Milk Chocolate – 50 gms, chopped Dark Chocolate – 100 gms, chopped Whipping Cream – 125 ml Butter – 1 tblsp Dark Rum […]