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Fudgy Brownies

Gooey, fudgy brownies !! There must be very few people who doesn’t get tempted by these chocolate beauties. The mere mention of it makes me drool. Having seen a couple of Fb posts on brownies, I was so tempted to make them. Found an easy recipe at Inspired Taste . On checking the pantry, I had all the ingredients in place, including the pecan nuts, which was procured from Big Basket. I always rely on Big Basket to buy my regular supply of Dairy products, Rice products and gourmet items. While cutting the brownies to pieces, I couldn’t stop myself…

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Chocolate Cookies

The other day, D requested me to make some Chocolate Cookies. As I had a recipe saved in my ‘to-do list’, I didn’t have to search for the recipe. The recipe I saved is from Allrecipes . However I tweaked it a bit. One thing I found intriguing in this recipe, was the mixing of hot water with soda. On further research, I found that this was done for two reasons. One is to activate the soda and the second reason was to ensure even distribution of the soda. Truth be told, I was a bit apprehensive, but went ahead…

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Red Velvet Swiss Roll

Earlier I used to bake cakes so often at home that D grew tired of them and warned me against making them. Couple of days back, I was scanning through my recipes and found the recipe of Red Velvet Swis Roll Cake. Having made the Ricotta Cheese yesterday, I went about making the sponge cake. The Spon

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Christmas Cake/ Fruit Cake/ Plum Cake

Whenever anybody mentions ‘Plum Cake’, the first thought that comes to my mind is from my childhood days. Back in those days, for every Christian wedding, guests were served a piece of dark plum cake, neatly wrapped in a butter paper and sealed with a sticker bearing the name of the bakery. I develo

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Flourless Caramel- Almond Brownies

Those who have been following my posts regularly must be aware of my weakness for anything chocolatey. D too is an ardent chocolate lover. As I was flipping through the pages of Good Housekeeping Magazine, I found the recipe of Flourless Caramel-Almond brownies. Brownies are something I make very of

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Eggless Red Velvet Cupcakes

Here’s the recipe of Eggless Red Velvet Cupcakes. This recipe yields around 24 cup cakes Eggless Red Velvet Cupcakes Source: Art of Dessert

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Cornflakes Chocolate Macaroons

Last Sunday, I was really in the mood to laze around a bit and that was when D came with the request to make Chocolate Coconut Macaroon Truffles, which he saw in a magazine he was browsing. Before I could give out my excuse he volunteered to help me with it. With all mydefensesdown, I reluctantly ag

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Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Yesterday, while I was going through my recipe collections, D was standing right next to me. The moment his eyes fell on this recipe, he asked me to prepare it right away. I had to use all my convincing skills to buy more time. He reluctantly agreed to wait till the next day True to my words and kee

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Chocolate Sauce

Though ample varieties of Chocolate Sauce are readily available off-the-shelf, there is a sense of satisfaction in making your own. This recipe I am sharing with you is from food.com and for me this is the ultimate chocolate sauce…. as good as Hersheys 🙂  Ain’t that great??? Ideally Dutch proces

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Lamingtons

It was while watching one episode of “Masterchef Australia” that I came across this mouthwatering sweet dish, Lamingtons. It looked appealing and I noted it as a ‘must-try’ recipe in my mind. Since grated coconut is an important ingredient, I grabbed the opportunity to make it, during my visit to Ke

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No Bake Cookies

As the name suggests, these cookies need not be baked. Once you have got all the ingredients ready, it doesn’t take more than 10 minutes to prepare No Bake Cookies No Bake Cookies Source: Denise (Allrecipes)

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Chocolate Brownie

Here comes another recipe for my chocoholic friends. I am sure you all love chocolate brownies like I do. I have lost count of the number of times I made these. This recipe was written down in my diary long back and so I don’t remember the source. Eversince I started my blog, I regret not having wri

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Homemade Dark Fantasy Choco Fills

Yesterday D offered me a piece of Sunfeast Dark Fantasy Chocofills and asked, “Isn’t it good?”, to which I replied in the affirmative. However, I wasn’t quite prepared for the question that followed. “Mama, can’t you make this???” That set me thinking….. Well, yeah I gotta try making this. Even th

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Rich Chocolate Cake

Yesterday was J’s birthday. What better gift than achocolatecake, covered with chocolate ganacheand decorated with chocolate roses. That is how I set out to make this cake. It came out better than I expected and J sure was elated seeing it. But the irony of the situation was that J was not at home t

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Neapolitan Cookies

As I was browsing through Martha Stewart’s recipes, I was intrigued by the Neapolitan Cookies. It looked inviting due to the contrasting colours of chocolate-espresso and orange sable dough. The subtle orange flavour combinedwith the strong taste ofchocolate and the tanginess of cranberries, makes t

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Triple Chocolate Oreo Chunk Cookies….A treat for Chocoholics!!!

I am a self confessed Chocoholic. Chocolate in any form, makes me go weak at the knees. When such is the case, how could I ignore a recipe that has triple chocotreats in it??? When I saw this recipe on Two peas and their pod’s blog, I just couldn’t wait to try them. I didn’t waste any time in prepar

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Chocolate Mascarpone Cheesecake

In my earlier post, I had mentioned that my next mission was ‘Mission Cheesecake’. Having left with no digestive biscuits, I made a fresh batch..that too when sonnyboy was in school 😉 Well, I didn’t want him to polish off the plate like the other day..Of course I kept aside the remaining ones for

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Tiramisu….a heavenly experience

For those who don’t have a clue as to what this is, let me shed some light. Tiramisu, literally meaning “pick me up”, is an Italian layered dessert, consisting of alternating layers of coffee-soaked Savoiardi biscuits and sweet mixture of mascarpone cheese, eggs and sugar. Though I was familiar with

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