Monday, 14 November 2016

Chocolate Brownie Cake

Ingredients:

  • 100 grams butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chip

Method:

  1. In a large bowl beat butter until light and fluffy.
  2. Add sugar beat until well blended
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla essence beat until well blended
  4. Add flour 1/3 at a time and beat well.
  5. Melt the chocolate chips in a pan at a low speed .
  6. Remove from heat and leave it cool.
  7. Add the melted chocolate chip into the batter until well blended.
  8. Preheat the oven @ 175C for 10 minutes.
  9. Pour the batter in a pan and bake until the toothpick comes out clean for 25 minutes.
  10. Once the cake is done turn and dust it with cocoa powder .

Enjoy baking
S

Recipe source

Chocolate Buttermilk Pound cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/4 cup wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 heaped cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 
  • 1cup sugar
  • 2 eggs 
  • 100 ml buttermilk
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
To make butter milk substitute at home
  • Take 100 ml milk at room temp , add 1 tsp white vinegar. Let it stand for 5-10 minutes. When it curdles its ready.

Method:
  •  Sift the flour with the coca, baking powder , baking soda and salt. Reserve.
  • Cream the butter and sugar. 
  • Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • Followed by the vanilla extract.
  • With beater on low add the flour and buttermilk alternately.
  • In case you need to add nuts add them at this point.
  • Preheat the oven @175C for 10 minutes.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes till golden brown on top or until a tooth pick comes out clean.
Ganche :
  • 3 tbsp low fat cream
  • 100 gms dark chocolate
            • Gently simmer the two over low heat, stirring constantly until the chocolate melts. Take off heat. 


Enjoy Baking
S

Recipe Source: Passionate about Baking

Saturday, 11 June 2016

Airfryer cupcake

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp honey 
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 4 tbsp milk
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Apple cider or normal vinegar
  • 2 tbsp chocolate chips
Method:

  • Remove one tbsp flour and then add 1 tbsp cocoa powder.
  • Then add baking powder and salt.
  • Add baking soda and sugar and combine with a fork.
  • In a jug whisk together oil, milk, yogurt and vanilla essence.
  • Make a hole in the dry ingredients and then add the wet ingredients.
  • Then add vinegar.
  • Mix to combine all. Do not over mix.
  • Add in the chocolate chips.
  • Scoop the mix into muffin moulds or just into cupcake liners.
  • Preheat the airfryer  @ 200 for 5 minutes.
  • Then place them into the wire basket and set the timer to 8.
  • If the toothpick comes out clean after the given time then you can remove them.
  • Cool them before serving.
Enjoy Baking
S

Recipe source: https://www.saffrontrail.com
                         Nandita has a lovely website. 

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Brownies

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup cocoa
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup butter/oil
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Method:
    •  Melt the 1 cup butter.
    • In a mixing large bowl, sieve in cocoa powder.
    • Add sugar and stir well.
    • Pour the melted butter into the bowl and stir well.
    • Beat the eggs with the fork.
    • Add to the the mixture.
    • Add vanilla essence and stir again
    • Add the flour and salt.
    • Mix until smooth.
    • Preheat the oven @ 175C for 10 minutes. 
    • Pour the mix into a greased tin and spread out evenly .
    • Bake for 40- 50 mins, till the brownies begin to pull away from the side of the pan.
  • Cool overnight, cut into squares.

Enjoy baking
S

Recipe source: A big time brownie fan...:)

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Pin Wheel Cookies


  • 1/2 cup butter soft at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder
Method:
  1. Beat butter until cream on a medium speed.
  2. Add sugar little by little and continue beating.
  3. Add egg yolk, vanilla essence, baking powder and pinch of salt.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add milk and mix well.
  6. Sift the flour into the mixture.
  7. Mix it until it forms a dough.
    1. In a small bowl place butter and milk and microwave it for 20 minutes.
    2. Add the cocoa powder and mix well.
    3. Add the cocoa mixture and mix it with 1/2 of vanilla mixture.
    4. Mix with stand mixture until you end up having a small chocolate dough.
      1. Now we have two types of dough.
      2. Place 2 sheets of baking paper.
      3. Place the vanilla dough on one sheet and the chocolate on the other.
      4. Roll the dough separately into a square, not very thin
      5. Place the chocolate square on top of the vanilla square.
      6. Remove the wax paper on top(that we used to roll the chocolate dough).
      7. Using a rolling pin, roll the dough to flatten it a bit.
      8. Gently roll the dough, starting of the edge closet to you, as if you were rolling a carpet.
      9. Cover the dough tube with baking paper and place it in the fridge for 30 minutes or in the freezer for 15 minutes  before we cut into cookies.
        1. Preheat the oven @ 175C for 10 minutes
        2. Take the dough ,using a knife cut into 1/4 inch slices of cookies.
        3. Bake for 15- 20 minutes, until a golden brown color.

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Another One bowl Brownie

Ingredients:

  • 250 grams chocolate chips
  • 100 grams of salted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs +1 yolk
  • 1 cup flour
Method:
  • In a steel deep pan melt butter and chocolate chip in a very slow heat ( 1 for electric) until it melts.
  • Remove from heat and then add sugar and mix well.
  • Then add eggs and yolk.
  • Add mix well.
  • Finally and the flour and mix until it is all combined.
  • Do not over mix.
  • Preheat the oven @ 175C for 10 minutes
  • Pour the batter into a pan and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool. 
  • Then cut into squares
Regards
S
Recipe Source :

http://bakerbynature.com/

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Double Chocolate Coconut Dessert

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
Ganche:
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoon spoon butter
Instructions:
  1. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Scrape the sides of the bowl with a spatula.
  3. Add the flour and coconut powder. 
  4. Mix well.
  5. Add the coconut flakes , mix with a spatula.
  6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  7. Preheat the oven at 175C for 10 minutes.
  8. Bake until the toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Remove from oven and let it cool.
  10. To make the ganache, melt the chocolate chips with the butter.
  11. Pour over the dessert . Let it set.
  12. Cut into squares.
Enjoy baking 
S

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Chocolate Coconut Brownie



Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Oil or Coconut oil melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 coco powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
Method:
  1. In a small bowl whisk flour, coco powder and baking powder.
  2. In a medium bowl cream oil, sugar and vanilla essence.
  3. Add eggs one by one beat until its smooth.
  4. Add the flour mixture beat until its well blended.
  5. Fold in 3/4 of the coconut.
  6. Pour the mixture into a pan.
  7. Sprinkle remaining coconut over the top.
  8. Preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 175C.
  9. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Regards
S

Recipe source:Alida's kitchen

Saturday, 27 February 2016

Baked Mini Donut Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 3 tbsp coco powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 50 grams butter melted
  • 1/2 Milk chocolate chips (Or Dark chocolate)
  • 1/2 tsp Instant coffee powder
  • 1tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 yogurt + 1/2 tbsp vinegar  (mix leave for 5 minutes)
  • 1 egg yolk
Method:
  1. Combine flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt . Keep it aside.
  2. Melt butter with chocolate chips  and coffee powder on a slow flame.
  3. Once melted remove from the heat.
  4. Add the brown sugar  and vanilla essence , mix well.
  5. Then add the yogurt mix and mix well.
  6. Last add the yolk and whisk well.
  7. Add the wet ingredients into the dry and stir well until well combined.
  8. Preheat the oven for 10 minutes @ 175C.
  9. Scoop the mini ice cream scoop and drop into the pans.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes.
  11. Once cool you can dip into a glaze as from I am baker or you can enjoy without any glaze !!!
Regards:
S
Recipe Source: I am baker


Monday, 15 February 2016

Classic Chocolate cupcake


Once again Totally agree with sally of Sally's baking addiction  that you will find every excuse to make this classic chocolate cupcake again and again.!!!


Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/2  cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup butter milk

Method:
  • Whisk the cocoa powder, flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder in a large bowl until throughly combined.
  • In a bowl whisk eggs, sugar , brown sugar,oil and vanilla essence until well mixed.
  • Pour half of the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  • Then half of the buttermilk.
  • Gently whisk for few minutes.
  • Repeat the wet ingredients and buttermilk. 
  • Combine all and do not over mix.
  • Preheat the oven 175 C for 10 minutes.
  • Fill the muffin tray with cupcake liners. 
  • Pour only half and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Allow the cupcake to cool in case one is frosting.
Enjoy

S

Recipe source:Sally ' baking addiction.

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Baked Donuts

Totally agree with Sally  of Sally's baking addiction these chocolate donuts are simple to make and they are baked not fried....!!!






Ingredients:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg( optional)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4  cup milk
  • 1/4 cup yogurt
  • 2 tbsp melted butter ( I used margarine)
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
 For the Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp light corn syrup 
  • 2 tsp water
Method:

  1. Whisk the flour, baking powder, baking soda and nutmeg together. Set aside.
  2. Whisk the egg, brown sugar, milk and yogurt until smooth.
  3. Add the melted butter and vanilla. Whisk until well combined.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and just mix. Do not over mix.
  5. Pour the mixture into a piping bag.
  6. Pipe the mixture into each donut cup and filling 3/4.
  7. Preheat the oven for 10 minutes @175C .
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes until the edges are lightly brown.
  9. Remove from the pan and allow it cool before glazing.
  10. Bake the remaining mixture also.
Make the chocolate Glaze:
  1. Place the chocolate chips, butter, corn syrup and water on a slow flame. 
  2. Mix until completely melted and smooth.
  3. Dip the donuts into the chocolate glaze.
Enjoy 
S

Monday, 1 February 2016

Midnight cookies



Ingredients:

  • 9 tbsp/ 100 g butter softened 
  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1/2 vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 baking soda





That's all left @ the time of shot...!!!

Method:
  1. Place the butter and sugar in a large bowl and beat together until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the egg.
  3. Add the vanilla extract and mix until smooth.
  4. Sift in the flour, cocoa and baking soda.
  5. Beat until well mixed.
  6. With damped hands , roll wall nut size  into balls.
  7. Place on the baking sheet spaced well apart.
  8. Preheat the oven for 10 minutes @ 175C.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes until set.
  10. Let it cool.

Enjoy....eating
S

Recipe source:Cookies book...!





Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Victoria sponge cakes

Ingredients:

  • 175 gms spoke vegetable spread
  • 175 gms flour
  • 175 gms sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence 
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda



Method:
  1. Whisk the stoke spread, egg, castor sugar and vanilla essence.
  2. Add the sieved flour, baking powder and soda powder.
  3. Whisk until smooth.
  4. Preheat the oven @ 175C for 10 minutes.
  5. Pour the batter any required tins. 
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean.




Recipe Source: STOKES

Saturday, 23 January 2016

Brownie using wheat cake flour



Ingredients:

  • 250 grms chocolate chips
  • 1 cup wheat cake flour
  • 100 gms butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 3 eggs 

Method 


  1. Melt butter and chocolate together on a low flame.
  2. Once melted remove from the heat and add sugar.
  3. Add cocoa powder.
  4. Mix well and let it cool.
  5. Then add eggs one by one.
  6. Add vanilla essence and mix well.
  7. Preheat the oven @ 175C for 10minutes.
  8. Pour into a brownie pan and bake it for 20 min or until a tooth pick comes out clean.


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