Homemade Funfetti cupcakes

I am a serious cake lover and adore everything and anything that has to do with funfetti, sprinkles , cake batter and cookie dough! If it were upto me, I would add sprinkles to everything  possible, can you blame me? Surprisingly, they are not only popular with kids but adults also have fond memories of enjoying…

Sweet Banana Dumplings

Do you always need something to munch on while watching movies? I prefer cozying up on the couch in our living room as opposed to watching movies in theater. It gives the flexibility of munching the above pictured  banana dumplings instead of over buttered popcorn and stale nachos. I have realized that eating crunchy  food in…

Coconut Pancakes

To say that I am obsessed with making Pancakes is an understatement because you can find more pancake recipes on my blog here, here and here! Having said that, I added one more feather in my (pancake) cap and this time it involves coconut. In my quest to develop a perfect recipe for fluffier coconut pancakes I…

Mixed Berry Pound Cake

There is a special comfort in knowing that you are stocked up with fresh seasonal berries for the summer.  Honestly, I get a little carried away whenever I see them in the supermarket and end up buying more than necessary. Can you tell? I am a berry hoarder and that is the reason you are seeing…

Cappuccino Chocolate Cupcakes

Though I do not remember the last time I made chocolate cup  cakes,  I do remember the first time I made them, and boy it was a disaster! As Mother’s Day is just around the corner, I would like to share a small story about my first cupcake with my mom. I was 10 years…

Eggless Strawberry Pancakes

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it is going to be  a Sunday! Honestly, I am far from buying into the whole Valentine’s Day thing with greeting cards, gifts and over the top V-Day gestures. I think it is commercialized and catered more towards high school crowd and teenagers. 😉 I say this…

Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Any food that includes Chocolate makes me happy! So, it was only fitting to kick start the new years eve with a decadent chocolate cake. I have baked this cake three times in the last month for different events and every single time, it has turned out beautifully.  I can’t get over how simple this recipe is…

Chocolate Bark with Pistachios+Cashews+Walnuts

If you are looking to whip up something last minute for the holidays, try this quick and easy chocolate bark recipe. It does not require baking nor an oven and no need to even turn on your stove! Okay, may be you will need the stove if you decide to melt your chocolate using a…

Cranberry-Orange Bundt Cake

It’s my Mom’s Birthday! And guess who is responsible for the cake…? My mom is not a huge fan of heavy frosting or any cream toppings, so decided to make a simple sugar glaze on top of this CRANBERRY-ORANGE BUNDT CAKE. A little side note ,  just add about a tablespoon of fresh orange juice to the…

Blueberry Muffins

It is interesting to read how Bollywood celebrities land themselves into a web of controversy. Especially, a certain veteran actor of ‘Lagaan’ and ‘Ghajni’ fame.   As soon as the comments were made,  social media was abuzz with criticism and hate. On one hand I do feel that celebrities need to be politically correct during…

Mango Coconut Barfi

This is the new generation of “checkers” aka “smartphone addicts”. Everyone wants to check their phone for every update. Checking for an update while someone is trying to talk to you, checking Facebook when you are at dinner in public, replying to a text while driving or posting endless selfies! I am also guilty of…

Apple Coconut Fudge

Every festival in India has one thing in common – lots of delicious sweets! Since, ‘Diwali’ is just around the corner, I wanted to share this simple recipe of Apple Coconut Fudge with you which can be made with few basic ingredients. This dessert is a treat for your loved ones, friends or guests visiting your…