Arabian Date and Walnut Cake

Baking a cake is always special and baking it for someone’s birthday is only icing on the cake !! 🙂It was my uncle’s birthday and I wanted to do a different cake though non icing. This cake is a hands down winner so full of flavour !! I’m sure you’ll wonder that most of my…

Coconut Colada Pound Cake for Dad’s Birthday | Baking

It’s that time of the year again…time to bake…time to try new things… time to push my limits !!! It is dad’s birthday. I’m always motivated to try something new for him. He expects me to :-). Amongst the many flavours he loves, Coconut is high on his list. Be it Malibu, the Caribbean White Coconut…

Lemon Pound (Bundt) Cake

One cake which never leaves my cake dish, this is my anytime ‘go-to’ cake. When nothing else seems right just bake this. Everyone loves it. They love the way it looks and love the way it tastes.Serve it with ice cream and you have a perfect dessert or serve it as it is with tea.I…

I’m back…and how !!

I’ve missed you guys and this space a lot more than you would have. Blogging and my readers give me the kinda high nothing does, but life has been one roller coaster for the last 4 months. A lot happened. We moved to our new house and in the midst of all of that, some health…

Earl Grey-n-Lemon Cup Cakes

“Tea fixes everything !!” Drinking Tea is such an integral part of our lives, especially in India from the cutting chai to special malai chai or the winter favourite masala tea. Tea is such a barrier breaker…. people love their cuppa chai across all ages, and across the social canvas. Tea doesn’t know colour, caste,…

Chocolate Orange Mousse` Cake

Chocolate-n-Orange – a marriage made in heaven and Mousse`-n-Cake is the second !!! The combination of orange and chocolate was first introduced to me by Baskin-n-Robbins….their Chocolate Orange Ice Cream was to die for !!! The flavour duos have never looked back in our lives ever since !! It was dad’s birthday, and I, as…

Mint Choco Ice Cream Cake for my birthday….

Surprise Surprise Surprise…… I was so pleasantly surprised on my birthday this time.As a child I’ve always been excited about my birthday (err that you can say it has lasted till as recently as last 2 years)…..the excitement typically starts a month before…. yes I do !! 🙂I love my cards, the flowers, the surprise gifts and…

Good Ol’ Cup Cakes

The buttery vanilla taste of a plain cake that my mum would bake is still so fresh in my mouth even today !!! The first cake that I ever baked as well, was the Plain Vanilla Cake. Don’t we all start our cakes from that ?? It is the mother of all cakes…..the foundation cake…

Danish Apple Cake…..with love from Shimla !!

This year it was dad’s 60th birthday and what could be better than a quick vacation to Shimla. His favourite hills and mine too. Shimla the Queen of Hills, located in Himachal Pradesh was also the Summer Capital of the British Raj in 1864. A big small town located in the North-West Himalayas, the city is…