Friday, 28 September 2012

Lemon Twist

In this hot n humid summer, nothing like a citrus punch from soft and sweet dessert ...i tried several things out of the wonder lemon , the newest is this lemon twist, is actually a fruit cake kind of texture but with lemon flavor and sweetness of bun too. It turned out to be so good and pleasurable.


-Self raising flour 2 cups
-Butter 90 gms
-Egg 1
-Castor sugar 4 tbsp
-Glaced cherries 1/2 cup
-Sultanas 1/4 cup
-Lemon Zest 2 tsps
-Milk as required to make a dough


Sift flour and mix all the ingredients to form a soft pillable dough. Divide into 3 portions. Make rolls of each portion, about 14 cm long,  and combine them to make a spiral. Press ends to make it completely round. Bake in preheated moderate oven for about 15-20minutes.

Lemon Glace:

-Lemon zest 1 tsp
-Sugar 3 tbsps
-Water 2 tbsps

Combine all on low flame and and make thick syrup. Pour on hot lemon twist. Dust with extra icing sugar if you like and serve !

Monday, 10 September 2012

Coconut Balls

Follow this recipe for a super tasty munchy delight for anytime snack or little get togethers full of light moments and if you are a coconut lover, it will offer you more than just small balls packed with taste!

-1 large piece of plave vanilla butter cake
-3-4 sweet bisuits ( preferrably with coconut flavors )
-Dessicated coconut 1 cup
-Melted dark chocolate for coating


Grind the butter cake into crumbs. Mix in dessicated coconut and biscuits. Combine well together. You must get a firm dough texture out of it. Coat in melted dark chocolate and dust with some extra coconut flakes!

I am sure you are fantasizing about it :) try...

Saturday, 8 September 2012

Lemon Bars




For Base:
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Lemon Mix:
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup castor sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Juice of 2 lemons

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  1. In a medium bowl, blend together softened butter, flour and sugar. Press into the bottom of an ungreased 9x13 inch pan.
  2. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until firm and golden. In another bowl, whisk together the remaining sugar and flour. Whisk in the eggs and lemon juice. Pour over the baked crust.
  3. Bake for an additional 20 minutes in the preheated oven. The bars will firm up as they cool. After they have cooled, cut into uniform 2 inch squares.