Category: Baking

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Focaccia Bread

Focaccia is a flat oven-baked rustic Italian bread which may be topped with herbs, onion, cheese etc. Focaccia dough is typically rolled out or pressed with hand to form a thick dough which is then baked in an oven. Focaccia...

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Cinnamon Streusel Bread

Ingredients 1. All purpose flour – 2 cups     Baking powder – 1.5 tsp     Baking soda – 1/4 tsp     Salt – 1/2 tsp 2. Egg – 1     Vanilla extract – 1 tsp     Oil – 1/3 cup...

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Cinnamon Twists

Ingredients Puff pastry sheet – 1 For egg wash Egg – 1 Water – 2 tsp In a small bowl, beat the egg and water. For cinnamon sugar Sugar – 3 tbsp Cinnamon powder – 3/4 tsp Combine sugar and...

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Basic Pound Cake

Ingredients (Makes one 9 x 5 inch loaf) 1. All purpose flour – 1.5 cup     Salt – 1/4 tsp     Baking powder – 1/2 tsp 2. Unsalted butter – 1 cup (2 sticks), at room temperature     Sugar –...

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Vegetable Puffs

Ingredients (Makes 12) 1. Puff pastry sheets – 2 2. Oil – 1 tbsp 3. Onion – 1/2 cup, thinly sliced and halved     Ginger-garlic, crushed – 1.5 tsp      Green chilly – 1, finely chopped 4. Turmeric powder –...

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Cream Cheese Danish

Ingredients (Makes 4 large) 1. Puff pastry sheet – 1, thawed 2. Cream cheese – 4 ounce, room temperature     Egg yolk – 1     Sugar –  3.5 – 4 tbsp or to taste     Vanilla extract – 1/2 tsp...

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Blueberry Crumb Cake

For the streusel topping 1. Granular sugar – 1/4 cup     Light brown sugar – 1/4 cup     Unsalted butter – 5 tbsp, room temperature     Cinnamon powder – 1/2 tsp     Walnuts – 1/2 cup, chopped     Salt –...

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Mocha Walnut Marbled Bundt Cake

Slightly adapted from Dorie Greenspan’s “From my home to yours” Ingredients 1. All Purpose Flour (maida) – 2.5 cups     Finely ground walnuts – 1/2 cup (I used 1/2 cup almond meal)     Baking powder – 1 + 1/8 tsp...

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Classic Brownies

Ingredients Recipe Courtesy – Dorie Greenspan’s “Baking from my home to yours” 1.  Unsalted butter – 5 tbsp, cut into pieces 2. Semi-sweet chocolate – 6 oz, coarsely chopped 3. Sugar – 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp 4. Eggs –...

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Chocolate Biscotti

     The day dedicated to love – Valentine’s Day is here.  I have an awesome chocolate biscotti recipe that your loved ones are sure to enjoy! Biscotti is an Italian twice-baked cookie consisting of mainly flour, sugar and eggs....