Channa Daal Halwa – Indian Dessert Recipe

“You can’t ever have enough Dessert recipes”! Well said! This one is definitely one that takes me back home – to a very comfortable and a warm place. Easy to make and very hearty, and I love to make desserts at home as I can control the sugar amounts and make it to my taste. Enjoy this special Halwa. Soak Time: 3 hours minimum Cook Time: 30 minutes Serves: 4-5 Ingredients: Channa Daal – 1/2…

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Bread Pudding – Holiday Dessert Recipe

A classic Bread Pudding for the holidays, now what more can the soul ask for? Chef Arturo Salome was kind enough to share his recipe with us and we can’t thank him enough – what we love is that it is so easy to make and perfect for any party… Also, don’t forget the Homemade Caramel Sauce – to complete the perfect dessert! Happy Holidays 🙂 Prep Time: 10 minutes Baking Time: 45-50 minutes Cooling…

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Homemade Caramel Sauce Video Recipe

Caramel Sauce is a very versatile sauce which can be had as a topping with endless desserts – ice creams, cakes, cookies, fruits and the list goes on and on. This basic recipe is easy and can be stored in the refrigerator for upto 2 weeks. It is also a great way to dress up a boring and a simple dessert…like we said – very versatile. Prep Time: 0 Cook Time: 15 minutes Makes: 1…

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Kada Prasad / Aate Ka Halwa /Whole Wheat Halwa Recipe

With Gurpurab and Diwali just around the corner, it calls for something sweet. Now, we all know that we really don’t need an excuse to make dishes and desserts, do we? The Atte ka Halwa has a beautiful, smooth, melt-in-you-mouth, buttery feel. Enjoy the Halwa and the festivities and best wishes from our families to yours. Prep Time: 0 Cook Time: 15 min Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: Chakki Atta (Whole Wheat Flour) – 1/2 cup Melted…

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Shahi Kheer Dessert Recipe (Paneer ki Kheer)

Shahi Khir is a dessert fit for the kings, hence the name. Shahi means rich, royal…The abundance of dry fruits and Panir in this Kheer make it a rich dessert. The textures of the chopped dry fruits, the softness of the paneer, the creaminess of the milk, make for a suprise-in-every-bite-kinda-dessert. Enjoy this deconstructed Ras-Malai at home without all the drama. Prep Time: 10min Cook Time: 30min Serves: 5-6 Ingredients: Whole Milk – 4 cups…

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Dry Fruit Rolls – Indian Sweet Recipe

Nidhi Raj from SoulAndSpiceBox.com was a guest at our show and shared this wonderful recipe with us. It is easy, quick and a sweet, what more could we want for the festivals coming up! We loved this recipe because it’s there is no added sugar and the sweetness comes from the Dates, which are technically good for you hence making this a “Healthy Sweet”. Thank you Nidhi for sharing Dry Fruit Rolls Recipe with us…

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Chocolate Souffle – Easy Valentines Day Dessert Recipe

Souffles have a WOW factor to them, the name, the lightness, the melt-in-your-mouth goodness. And if has chocolate added, even better! Try these little cakes of joy and get ready to be impressed by your own culinary skills. Prep Time: 30 min Bake Time: 8-10 min Serves: 8 approx. Ingredients: Chocolate Chips – 1/2 cup (4 oz), bitter-sweet or semi-sweet Large Eggs – 3 Sugar – 2 tbsp + 4 tbsp Cream of Tartar –…

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7 Cup Burfi – Indian Sweet

Most festivals are about traditions and about families coming together. In India, they are also about eating. Families coming together, making sweets, laughing, sharing and enjoying their time together. Diwali is a festival that is pretty much that and with so much to do, an easy recipe is like a God-send. Soumya shared her Grandmother’s recipe with us which she would make for Diwali- so there is tradition, sharing and lots of love in this…

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe

You know you’ve seen them at the store during holidays like Valentines’ Day or Mother’s Day…beautiful bright red strawberries covered in rich chocolate. Then, you look at the price. Wow! That’s really expensive! Try this easy Homemade Chocolate Covered Strawberries recipe and you won’t believe how inexpensive they are to make. In case you’re wondering, Dad (or hubby) will surely love this special treat for Father’s Day!

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Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes

Love is in the air and its about that time when many of you are scratching your head, wondering what delectable delight to make for your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day. Well, wonder no more. Here is a play list of some our favorite dessert recipes that are sure to please your loved ones. Some are super easy, some take a little more finesse. Whatever your schedule or whatever your skill level, there is something for…

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Eggless Marble Cake (Chocolate & Vanilla) Recipe

Some of us just can’t decide which to pick – Chocolate Cake or Vanilla Cake! Well, here is a simple and a very attractive solution, combine the two favorites and make a Marble Cake. Marble Cake is not just a “WOW” presentation but also has that “WOW” flavor effect, the subtle hints of vanilla give a flavor break from the decadent chocolate. Sink your teeth into a soft, spongy eggless cake and take a bite…

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Bananas Foster (with a twist) – Holiday Dessert

Bananas Foster is a scrumptious dessert that is usually made with bananas, brown sugar, butter and a bit of rum. See what a green chili and a little coconut milk can do in this Bananas Foster with a surprise twist recipe! Impress your holiday guests with a dessert that is fit for a gourmet restaurant but takes you under 10 minutes to prepare! Prep Time: 2 minutes Cook Time: 5-7 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: Banana…

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Macaroons (with Walnuts and Cornflakes)

Having found my Grand Mother’s recipe book from mid last century, the first thing we tried out was these Macaroons! They were just amazing – the crisp exterior and the soft interior, what a perfect balance. What we loved was the simplicity of the recipe and the availability of the ingredients. Enjoy these delicious small wonders. Prep Time: 10 min Bake Time: 12-15 min Makes: 10-15 Macaroons (depending on size) Ingredients: Dry Shredded Coconut –…

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Strawberry Shortcake (Eggless Dessert)

This fantastic, light and refreshing Strawberry Shortcake recipe is a perfect way to get to someone’s heart! Easy to make, with a million dollar look, it is sure to impress. For a small get-together or for a big bash, try this today! Ingredients: Strawberries – 4 cups All Purpose Flour (Maida) – 1.75 cups Sugar – 1/4 cup Salt – 1/2 tsp Baking Powder – 1 tbsp Cold Unsalted Butter – 1 stick/1/2 cup/8 tbsp…

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Funnel Cake

Funnel Cake is a State Fair favorite and has the longest lines possible and honestly, we think we go there just to be able to enjoy this wonderful treat. The “yummy, sweet, warm, crispy-outside and soft-inside” goodness makes the long lines so worth the trouble and effort. Prep Time: 7 min. Cook Time: 3-4 min for each cake Makes: approx. 5, 7″cakes Ingredients: Egg – 1 Milk – 1 cup All- Purpose Flour (Maida) –…

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Chai Masala Cake (Masala Tea Cake)

The aromas in the house are going to drive the neighbors insane so make sure you make enough to share with everyone 🙂 This oh-so-grown-up cake and it’s intensity of flavors are going to make you feel like a pro. Enjoy this wonderful cake with a cup of Tea, with breakfast or as a dessert (with ice-cream…)! Prep Time: 20 min Bake Time: 40-45 min Makes: approx. 10 slices Ingredients: Filling/Topping: Unsalted Butter – 1…

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Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry muffins are great for breakfast, part of a lunch or as a snack. A perfect on-the-go treat. This recipe can be very easily made without eggs (substitute the egg with flax seed powder) and you have yourself a great vegan/vegetarian muffin. Serve some warm muffins with cold vanilla ice cream and guess what you have…? Prep Time: 15 minutes Baking Time: 20-25 minutes Makes: approx 12 Ingredients: Canola/Vegetable Oil – 1/2 cup Sugar –…

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Double Chocolate Cookies (Eggless)

Cookies are enjoyed by kids and kids-at-heart. These gorgeous Eggless Double Chocolate Cookies will make you do a double-take and grab some double-helpings. Make a big batch, bake some for now and freeze some dough for later. Since summer holidays are here, get the kids to help out and get some cookie-points with them 🙂 Prep Time: 15 min Chill Time: 30 min Bake Time: 20 min Cooling Time: 15 min Makes: approx 20-24 cookies…

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Chocolate Chip and Walnut Cookies

For Mother’s Day, kids love to “surprise” moms with homemade treats from the heart. Here is an easy cookie recipe for your kids to try out and impress Mom on her special day. Older kids can do it “all by themselves” and little ones can spend precious “mommy time” bonding. If you don’t have kids, don’t worry…its one scrumptious cookie that you just have to try!

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Milk Cake (Eggless Dessert)

Perfect for the holidays and a one step dessert – can life really get better than this? Milk Cake is a recipe that is simple and easy and yet has the look that you’ve probably slaved over the dish for hours 😉 ! The combination of the raisins, dates and the cranberries and a great suprise element in the creamy milky flavor of the ricotta. Did we mention that it’s eggless? Thank you Payel Mukherjee…

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