Saturday, 20 October 2012

Surprise Rolls

I have always loved children enthusiasm for desserts bites which bears surprises and their laughter and happiness are the sweetest of all pleasures ! So to indulges in that pleasure more, i came across this cute recipe for all the mothers who always want to surprise their little. 

You need:

For Rolls:

Flour 2 1/2 cups
Yeast 2 tablespoons
Sugar 1/4 cup
Salt 1 teaspoon
Milk powder 2 tablespoons

Make the dough out of above ingredients and leave to ferment for about 1 hour in a warm atmosphere.
When doubled in size, divide dough into 8-9 equal portions and roll each one into a flat bread of about 1/4 inch thick. Roll these flats onto a cylinder mold to give it a cone shape. Bake in moderate oven for about 10-15 minutes. 

For Surprise:

Cream cheese 1 cup
Cream 1 cup
Icing sugar 1 cup
White and Black chocolate chips 1/2 cup
Mixed glace fruits 1/4 cup
Sugar crunch 1/4 cup 
Roasted nuts ( almonds & cashews preferable ) - Optional 

Mix above ingredients in baked and cooled cones as such that creamy texture remains in the last with bunch of chocolate chips in between and rest on top to give surprise in every bite! i am sure you will be running out of these!  :) 

Thursday, 11 October 2012

Crunch Top Cake

How about a crunchy top for a deliciously moist and supple cake? That just melts in your mouth with sweet crunchy pleasure....any guesses? ;) 

You need to have these for a better idea :) 

200 gm butter softened
200 gm castor sugar 
3 eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda
200 gm white flour
1 tsp orange/lemon  zest

Crunchy Top:

100 gm sugar granulated
90 gm butter melted


First, beat butter with sugar until fluffy. Add one egg at a time and keep beating. Add salt and zest. 

Sift dry ingredients together in large bowl and pour over the egg and butter mixture in two lots altering with milk. Fold lightly and pour the batter into prepared cake pan. Bake for about 30 minutes in a preheated moderate oven.

In the meanwhile, mix the granulated sugar with melted butter and pout this over hot cake. This will get absorbed by the cake and leave behind a crunchy top. 

Simple... but heavenly yummy...

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Light Fluffy Chocolate Cake

Yes it has been the best fluffy and light chocolate that just melts away in your mouth leaving behind trails of heavenly chocolate flavor. I bet you are going to stick to this recipe as your favorite one and will bake it for your special occassions too.


-2 cups Flour
-2 cups sugar
-2 eggs
-1 cup coco powder
-1 teaspoon salt
-1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
-1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
-2 teaspoon chocolate essence/ vanilla essence
-1 cup milk
-1/2 cup vegetable oil
-1//2 cup boiling water

Butter chocolate cream:

-1 cup butter
-1 cup icing sugar
-1 teaspoon vanilla essence
-1/2 cup cream


Preheat oven on 180 degrees Celcius.
Beat eggs one by one by adding oil gradually. Add chocolate essence/vanilla essence and salt. Beat well for about 3 minutes.
Sift together dry ingredients and gradually add into the egg mixture. Gradually adding milk & water together. Fold nicely and lightly. Pour into the prepared pan and bake for about 35-40 minutes or until your skewer comes out clean. You can go with 21 cm round cake pan or you can also bake split cake by dividing the cake mixture into two moulds.

For butter chocolate cream, beat together all the ingredients and make a nice spreadable consistency. You can always alter the measurements for your desired thickness.

Spread cold cake with cold cream and enjoy every bit of it with your family!!