desserts

Rose flavored Coconut (Nariyal)Ladoo

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Coconut (nariyal) ladoo are usually prepared during festivals,its one of the famous Indian sweet and quiet
easy to make at home.I tried to prepared these ladoos including little rose flavor. These coconut or nariyal ladoos
are soft and sweet with the right amount of flavor and sweetness.This is a just 5 minute recipe and its perfect for those moments when you have less time and have guests to attend 🙂
If you don’t have rose syrup then make them plain or use food coloring if you prefer it colored.

 

Ingredients

1.5 cup desiccated coconut + 1/4 cup for garnishing
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
1 tbsp rooh-afza
1 tsp clarified butter/ghee
1 tsp cardamom powder

 

Directions || How to prepare Coconut ladoo

In a pan add ghee. Add Grated Coconut and saute until the coconut is nicely roasted.

But be careful not to burn it or not it changes color.

Now add condensed milk and start mixing it properly.

Next add rose syrup (rooh-afza) and cardamom powder , mix all the ingredients well together.

This will become like a hard dough. Switch off flame.

Transfer to a plate. Once warm start making Ladoos.

Roll ladoos one by one in coconut powder.

Transfer to a serving plate.

Enjoy…

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Easy Eggless Chocolate Lava Cakes

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Christmas is coming so get into the spirit with this festive eggless chocolate lava or molten cake.
Individual chocolate molten also know as lava cakes are easy to make and you can impress your guest this christmas with this yummy hot fudge cake which oozes out when you dig your spoon in.
If you love rich, velvety, melt-in-your mouth chocolate, and if you love cake, then you need to make this dessert!
This cake is so simple and can be done within 30 mins.Learn to make this simple eggless absolutely no egg yet delicious lava cake with my daughter
this holiday season. Happy Holidays and Merry christmas to you all 🙂

Preparation time : 15 mins
Bake time : 10-15 mins
Serves 2

Ingredients

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature, plus more for greasing custard cups

6 chocolate pieces or 3/4 cup HERSHEY’S CHIPITS Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

1 cup maida / plain flour / refined flour / all purpose flour

¼ cup cocoa powder, unsweetened

½ cup powdered sugar

¼ cup oil / butter

½ cup milk

¼ tsp baking soda

1 tsp vanilla extract

½ tsp baking powder

2 small cups (ramekins or aluminium moulds)

1 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature, more for greasing ramekins

4 semisweet chocolate to top

Directions || To prepare Eggless lava cake

1. Preheat oven to 425°F, and grease two 6 to 8-ounce baking cups or ramekins generously with butter.

2. Put a small spoonful of sugar or cocoa powder in each cup, then turn the cup sideways and rotate it so that the sugar is coating the butter all around.

3. Add the chocolate chips and butter to a mixing bowl. Microwave it on high for 30 seconds, take it out and stir it, then
microwave it for another 30 seconds and stir it again. It should be completely melted. If there are still chunks of unmelted chocolate, microwave for another 20 seconds and stir.

4. Next, in a medium mixing bowl, add flour ,cocoa powder , sugar ,baking powder,oil and milk.Beat to combine using a hand mixer or a Beater.
The mixture should be thoroughly combined, smooth, and paste-like, not lumpy.

5. Add melted chocolate to the mixture in the mixing bowl, then use a rubber spatula to gently fold it in. combine it well till it forms an uniform batter with no streaks.

6. Divide the batter evenly between the two greased baking moulds, also place in 2 chocolate pieces in centre of each cup,with the help of spoon, gently push the chocolate pieces inside and cover with batter

7. Then bake the cakes in the preheated oven.Bake for 13 minutes, or until the outside is set and its soft from inside.

8. Let the finished cakes cool down for five minutes when they’re finished baking. Then, flip each cup over on a dessert plate, and tap the bottoms of the cups so that the cakes fall out.

9. Dust with icing sugar. you can also garnish this Eggless lava cake with whipped cream, if desired.

Roohafza mango Custard

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Cold Custard is a favorite in everyone’s house during ramadan , this is a must go dessert during this month.
There is a little twist in this recipe as it’s a combination of custard and roohafza which gives a nice texture and taste
and addition of mango cubes adds a delightful taste to it.I love to prepare this in Ramadan,
It is so quick and easy to prepare yet tastes so good and different, especially after iftari prayer when you want something sweet.The best part about this dessert is that you can use any fruit, and as much fruit as you may prefer.
you can also prepare this dessert during parties or get together s to impress your guests with this flavorful and colorful custard.

Preparation time : None
Cooking time ; 10 mins + 2-3 hours refrigerate
Serves : 4

Ingredients

2 tbsp Custard Powder
½ litre Milk 1 cup
½ cup Mango(cubes)
3 tbsp sugar
½ cup Rooh Afza

Direction || How to prepare Roohafza Mango Custard

Heat a cup of milk in sauce pan

Dissolve custard powder in 1 tbsp milk and add this mixture in the warm milk.

Add 1/4 cup Rooh Afza in it.

Pour the content in a serving bowl and refrigerate it.

Once the custard is cold and set,

garnish it with mango cubes ans sprinkle few roohafza drops over it.

Simple and quick Oreo pudding

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Today, all over the world,we celebrate International women’s Day, On this special day I thought of sharing this yummy treat to all you lovely,strong and beautiful women’s Read the rest of this entry »

Valentine Strawberry Cup cakes

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Treat your sweetie’s with a Valentine’s Day strawberry heart shaped cup cakes that shows your love from the first bite.
Watch step by step how to prepare these healthy but yet yummy cupcakes made with whole wheat flour and pureed strawberries.
Best of all, they are naturally colored and perfectly pink.

Come fall in love with these pinky sweet delicious cup cakes.

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Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 30-35 mins
Serves: 8
yield : 12 Cupcakes

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups wheat and all purpose flour mix
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 salt
1 tsp baking powder
1 cup strawberry puree
1/4 cup unsalted butter,room temperature
1 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract

Cream Frosting

400 ml heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup unsalted butter,room temperature
2 cups icing sugar
1 tsp strawberry crush
1 tsp vanilla extract
3-4 drops pink food color

Additional Tools

Piping bag
Wilton tip 1M

Toppers

sprinkles of your choice

Method : How to prepare Heart shaped strawberry Cup cakes

Combine all the dry ingredients in one bowl, i.e flour , salt , sugar , baking powder and combined them well.
Then add milk strawberry puree, butter,milk and vanilla extract and beat all the ingredients untill well combined.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
Fill cupcake liners about halfway.
Bake the cup cakes for 30 -35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out with a few crumbs.
While cupcakes cool, make the frosting.

For frosting

Take a chill bowl and add icing sugar ,whipping cream , vanilla extract and strawberry crush to it.
Beat it well until a smooth mix.
Add few drops of pink color and beat the cream well till the cream looks smooth and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
Pipe the cream frosting onto the cupcakes decorate the cup cakes using Wilton tip 1M
Add a few sprinkles, then allow to dry and firm.
Treat your loved ones with the these yummy healthy heart shaped pink Strawberry cup cakes.

Simple Sponge Cake

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Simple Sponge cake is so simple to prepare that my elder daughter Nuha wanted to give it a try 🙂

Its just a great, simple, tasty sponge cake that even a baby can whip it with no fuss,my both the little chefs had so much fun.
It tastes great with or without icing, and you can serve it with almost anything. the ultimate simple pleasure.
Do watch my little chefs making this cake , I am sure you will love and enjoy it 🙂

Preparation time : 5 mins
Cooking time : 20-25 mins
Serves : 4

Ingredients

For Cake Mix

1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup Milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 large eggs
2 tbsp melted butter

How to prepare || Simple Sponge Cake

Preheat oven to 350°.
Sift together dry ingredients(i.e a cake Mix) in a bowl.
Add oil and milk ,eggs and vanilla and beat 2 minutes longer. (Batter will be thin.)
Grease the loaf cake container (8 in by 4 in)
Pour the batter into greased loaf baking pan.
Bake 25-30 minutes.
Cool 10 minutes before removing it from pan.
Serve with tea or coffee 🙂

Tricolor Coconut Barfi

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Coconut Burfi prepared in Condensed Milk makes a deliciously sweet Indian dessert in minutes Fresh coconut powder flavored with cardamom powder cooked together and set into molds.

These sweet tricolor coconut barfi can be stored in the refrigerator for upto a week.

Prep Time:   30 mins
Cooking Time: mins
Serves: 8 to 10
Ingredients:

1 tablespoons butter

1 tin sweetened condensed milk

300 gm or 4 cups desiccated coconut powder

1 teaspoon ground cardamom

Green and orange food color – few drops

Directions || How to prepare tri color Coconut Barfi

Melt Butter in a medium sauce pan over medium heat, add sweetened condensed milk,1 teaspoon of cardamom powder, add desiccated Coconut and stir to an even consistency. Let the mixture cool down.

Divide the mixture into three equal parts, add orange food color to milk and then add it to one of the portion and mix well. Next add green food color to milk and then add it to another portion and mix well.

Layer the orange  coconut mixture in a designer molds ,flatten until smooth on top, then layer next with the white coconut , flatten until smooth on top  and last with the green coconut mixture. You can use any shape molds.

img_20160915_204234Place in fridge to cool for one hour and then discard it from mold and ready to serve this delicious tricolor layered Burfi.