Desserts

Nankatai

2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup ghee 1 cup powdered sugar 2 tbsp rawa 1 tsp vanilla essence ¾ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp cardamom powder Directions Add the baking powder, cardamom and rawa to the flour and mix well. Keep aside. Take a bowl and beat sugar and ghee well until smooth and […]

Semolina & Mango Pudding

Ingredients 1 tin (397gm) nestle sweetened condensed milk ½ cup(80gm) fine semolina 2½ cups water 2 eggs 3 tablespoons raisins ½ cup flaked almonds 1 tablespoon rose water 1 tablespoon blossom water  500 ml thick mango juice ¼ cup sugar 3 tablespoons corn flour Directions In a medium vessel, place water and condensed milk. Stir […]

Date Cake

Date Cake

Ingredients 18 dates 1 cup all purpose flour ¾ cup milk ¾ cup sugar 1tsp baking soda ½ cup oil 2tbsps walnuts and cashew nuts Directions Heat milk and dates together for few minutes until the dates become soft.  Remove the seeds. Add sugar and grind them to a smooth paste along with the milk […]

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Ingredients 100gms walnuts 2½ cups finely grated carrot 2 cups all purpose flour 1½ cups sugar ½ cup oil 2tsp vanilla essence 1tsp baking soda 1tsp baking powder ½tsp salt 1½tsp cinnamon powder 3 eggs Directions Pre-heat oven to 180°C.  Grease the cake pan. Mix flour, cinnamon powder, salt, baking soda, baking powder. Beat eggs […]

Date Cookies

Date Cookies

Ingredients 500 gms flour 100gms butter 1tsp lemon zest 200gms icing sugar 2 eggs For the Filling 300gms date paste, 170 gm cream 250 gms almond ground 1. Mix butter into flour with your finger tips until the mixture has a breadcrumb like texture. 2. Make a hole in the middle of the mixture and […]

Vanilla Cupcake

Vanilla Cupcake

For the cake: 100gms unsalted butter 100gms sugar 200gms all purpose flour 3 large eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Zest of 1 large lemon 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 cup (60 ml) milk 1/4 teaspoon salt Buttercream Frosting: 2 cups sugar (icing or powdered sugar), sifted 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1 teaspoon […]

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

For the topping: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, 3/4 cup (160 grams) light brown sugar 1 medium pineapple  sliced Cake Batter: 1 1/2 cups (195 grams) all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup (200 grams)  sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 large […]

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