Tag Archive: chocolate

Jun 16

Eggless Swedish Chocolate Toscatarta

This is a chocolate version of the Swedish Almond Cake or Toscatarta. The butter moist sponge is fudgy and oh so chocolatey while the crisp almond top gives it a beautiful contrast. Good eggless recipes are hard to find. And this ones a keeper. It’s a recipe shared by Anuja Sule from Simple Baking and …

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Jun 23

Harry’s Brookies

My favourite cooking show is Masterchef Australia. I don’t really like the other country versions that are on air. They seem TRP focused, while the Australia one is warm, delicious and u connect with the judges as well as participants. The episode where Nigella and Matt wake up the participants for a midnight snack was …

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May 17

Fudgy Eggless Brownies

My egg based brownies turn out super awesome. Gooey and Fudgy with an amazing crust. But when it comes to eggless have not met success until now. This recipe by baking Guru Anuja Sule from Simple Baking uses flax seeds as a replacement for eggs. Its soft and fudgy and left my daughter confused as …

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Jan 12

The prettiest cake I have made

This cake needed to feature on my blog. So here it is. A chocolate cake filled with fresh strawberry mousse and decorated with hand piped coloured ganache roses.  

Nov 16

After Eight Layered Cuppies

Another combination I love is mint and chocolate. Adore after eight chocolates and have been wanting to try that combination Here are chocolate cupcakes with peppermint flavour and whipped cream in the layers. Layered cupcakes are a great option to mini cakes. Ingredients 4 eggs 1 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup all purpose flour 3/4 …

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Nov 16

Strawberry Margarita Truffles

6 months ago a group of strangers from Chef at Large met up for lunch. The meet that started at 12 pm went on till 11:30 pm. We realised we had loads in common esp daaru and madness and thus the Vella Gang was formed. We laugh, we cry, we share, we drink and we …

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Oct 31

Walnut & Strawberry Chocolate Fudge

My daughters school has a Diwali party today and she wanted to me to make something to share with her friends. It slipped my mind till late last night and then I panicked. God, am late. She is gonna be mad if I don’t make something. The easiest recipe came to mind. So made a …

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Oct 31

Candyland cake

My son turned 5 and we have been having a countdown since a month. Every time I asked him what cake do u want, he kept having different requests. Once he wants a Spider-Man cake then a car cake then a jake and the never land cake then …. Finally I told him, leave it …

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Jun 09

Chocolate cake layered with mousse with a white chocolate frosting

It’s my besties son’s birthday and I really wanted to make a cake for him. When I asked what type of cake he wanted, he said a rainbow cake. Not yet attempted a rainbow cake so I immediately asked him for option B. So he said white chocolate. Eeeks. Now I hate white chocolate as …

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May 24

Brazilian Brigadeiros Bark – Rum chilli chocolate

So where would you like to go today. On a virtual culinary tour of an exotic land? How about sunny sensual Brazil. My favourite blogger couple the Mukherjees, www.gigglingspoons.com set the theme of the month for Chefs Across Boundaries (a group of like minded foodies and bloggers) with Brazil as the place to discover, So …

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