Pumpkin Spiced Cake

  If you are looking for dessert options other than the pumpkin pie for your Thanksgiving Feast, then look no further and try this moist and flavorful cake. It’s just  a pure  pumpkin cake with the right amount of  flavor, soft crumb, not too sweet and a pleasant blend of…

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Nariyal Ladoo – Coconut Balls

Indian festivities are incomplete without mithai , a more popular name for sweets in India. These are prepared during the festival season , weddings or just like that. During festivities and weddings these are typically  boxed in colorful cartons to be given to friends and family. Of course the modern day…

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Custard Pot Pies With Vermicelli

          This recipe is a fusion of two popular Indian desserts – custard  ( vanilla pudding ), usually served chilled and sweetened vermicelli which is always relished hot . It may look like a long recipe but trust me it is ready in thirty  minutes. We…

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Fruit Cake

    Back in India, I remember having fruit cakes on special occasions. Usually store bought and gone in minutes after opening the pack. I still have vivid memories of those special times when my family enjoyed this sweet treat. Baking was not that popular in India at that time…

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Gingerbread Cookies

December gives many good reasons to bake. One of the reasons could be to set the stage for the festive season. It’s a wonderful feeling knowing that your pantry is stocked with home baked goodies during Holidays.           When I think of baking, I think of…

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Eggless Whole Wheat Scones

      The Royal Biscuits !       Baking has always been a joy of mine and I miss no opportunity to bake at home. I don’t remember buying a cake to celebrate special days in the family. The only exception to this were the first birthdays of…

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