Category Archives: Dessert

Tres leches cake

Tres leches cake is something new to me as I have not tasted it before. The description of the cake made me feel that it would be a moist cake worth a try. This is the first time I am … Continue reading

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Eton Mess

Eton Mess is combination of fresh strawberries, whipped cream, and meringue cookies. This is a simple dessert which needs only assembling 3 ingredients made in advance.  The cream can be whipped and stored to be used when serving. Meringues can … Continue reading

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Pineapple upside down cake

I’ve always looked admiringly at all lovely pineapple upside down cakes and heaved a deep sigh! Sadly, I have not tasted one! I could not find one in any bakery near my place. It is easy to imagine the taste … Continue reading

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Cinnamon roll/ Gooey Cinnabuns

It is gloomy and rainy! Nothing could blot the dampened mood except a heavy dose of sugar! Instantly, I rolled up my sleeves to bake some cinnamon rolls. I drool looking at cinnabons but keep away from them because I’m … Continue reading

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Mini pizzas/Fruity pizzas

Dessert pizza medallions Long weekends are always busy with many plans, visitors and a lot of cooking. This weekend was quiet and I have to make maximum use of it. Yesterday, I launched a cleaning campaign at home. Everyone chipped … Continue reading

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Puff pastry dough/Puff pastry from scratch

Puff pastry myth busted! There are many things I dread cooking and never venture to try. It is the fear of failure! Puff pastry is one such culinary process I feared. I was fascinated by flaky and airy, puff pastry … Continue reading

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Mini tarts/ Fruit and nut tartlets

Sweet jewel tarts! What can you make for a quick dessert? This is a question I ask myself many times. I decided to have some easy ideas so next time I need not scramble, search and struggle to get it … Continue reading

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Coconut macaroons/4 ingredients macaroon

A coconut treat to relish! I have not posted a namesake recipe for a long time. This is a true coconut snack! Coconut is the main ingredient, flavour and inspiration for this recipe. This is the only baked sweet dessert … Continue reading

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Easy apple crumble cookies/Apple oat cookies

Apple dessert cookies If a genie appears before me, I would ask for an instant apple tree in my backyard.  Yes, I cannot wait many years biting my nails for it to grow and yield fruits. Hopefully, this is the … Continue reading

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3 Valentine’s day cakes

One cake, 3 styles I was sarcastically against Valentines day for quite some time. Considering that I was liberated and should not be trapped into such senseless, commercial gimmicks, I brushed aside the day with utmost contempt. But of late, … Continue reading

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