Perfect for a snack, fun to eat, Italian special – whole wheat foccacia
02/24/2018 6:58:27 AM vindhyadesai
Different varieties of bread are made all over the world. Bread is an umbrella term for various kinds of flour based dishes like rotis, leavened bread, chapathis, pita bread, tortilla, flatbreads etc. An Italian delicacy Foccacia also falls into the bread category, it is a leavened bread (involving raising the dough with some kind of leavening agent like yeast, baking powder etc). I attempted making foccacia with whole wheat flour and here’s the verdict, whole wheat foccacia tastes really good. Indeed it’s a delicacy!
Whole wheat foccacia can be made with plain with just some salt and olive oil on top, or flavoured with herbs like rosemary or basil and also made with some simple ingredients like olives, sun-dried tomatoes etc. It tastes really good with a bowl of hot tomato soup or also to make sandwiches. ... “Whole Wheat Foccacia | Bread Recipes”
Decadent, indulgent, eat them for breakfast or for dessert, eggless chocolate pancakes
02/13/2018 9:04:59 PM vindhyadesai
The word ‘chocolate’ can perk up anybody’s mood. Just hearing the word makes one want to pop a piece or two in their mouth. So much so, I went ahead and made these eggless chocolate pancakes. Are they for breakfast or are they for dessert, one may ask! I don’t mind to eat them either way.
Extra decadence comes in the form of hot chocolate ganache (fudgy sauce) poured over chocolatey light eggless chocolate pancakes. Of course strawberries pair really well with chocolate and they add the tartness and also sweetness to these delicious pancakes. ... “Eggless Chocolate Pancakes | Chocolate Pancakes | Pancake Recipes”
Moist, succulent and a treat to the eyes, eggless black forest cake
12/23/2017 7:06:34 PM vindhyadesai
A special gateau is prepared for special occasions. A moist, succulent chocolate cake filled with sweet frosting and soaked in cherry juice, sounds too good to be true. Presenting eggless black forest cake, a special childhood favourite for many.
Eggless black forest cake has layers of sweet cherry pieces soaking in a cherry juice. The layers of cake has sweetened whipped cream with chocolate shavings on top. This is a beautiful ensemble of colours. It has the deep dark chocolate colour, white whipped cream and topped with deep red succulent fresh cherries. ... “Eggless Black Forest Cake | Cake Recipes”
Soft, buttery, fluffy and very flavourful eggless whole wheat cinnamon rolls
02/05/2017 7:36:45 PM vindhyadesai
Warm eggless whole wheat cinnamon rolls just out of the oven are a delicacy. They taste sooooooo good. The cinnamon goodness with all the melted butter makes the rolls so soft. These little rolls of soft bread are fun to eat.
These eggless whole wheat cinnamon rolls can be served for breakfast or for dessert or just eaten as a snack. I have also made a decadent vanilla bean and coffee icing. It is to die-for! It keeps the rolls moist and makes these eggless whole wheat cinnamon rolls extra special. ... “Eggless Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls With Vanilla Bean And Coffee Icing”
Festive, fruity, moist eggless plum cake loaded with fruits for Christmas and New Year
12/24/2016 4:12:21 PM vindhyadesai
As winter starts after solstice, this is that time of the year when we get the sweet aroma of mild spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. Then there are fruits like fresh juicy oranges, clementines and plums. Fresh plums are very juicy and they make this eggless plum cake with fruits really moist.
This eggless plum cake has those distinct December’y spices cinnamon, nutmeg and all spice. It is of course loaded with fruits like raisins, sultanas, candied orange bits, tutti frutti, dried apricots and even some dried cranberries. This is not a definitive list, add any kind of raisins, dates or currants. ... “Eggless Plum Cake | Eggless Plum and Fruits Cake | Eggless Cake Recipes”
Moist, succulent, utterly delicious, Iyengar bakery style eggless honey cake
12/11/2016 10:06:38 PM vindhyadesai
Moist, melt in the mouth, sweet honey cake reminds me of childhood. This was one of the perks of growing up in the 90’s. A delicacy from the local bakery used to be a treat. Eggless honey cake has to be one of the best cakes on earth. Who agrees with me?
The oozy jam mixture on top of the honey moist cake makes it very succulent. I have used a basic eggless orange cake recipe for this cake. I sometimes also make this eggless honey cake with whole wheat flour using the recipe for whole wheat orange muffins as the base. But to get that authentic moistness I make this cake with all purpose flour. ... “Eggless Honey Cake | Bakery Style Honey Cake | Eggless Cake Recipes”
Eggless whole wheat orange muffins – breakfast muffins with oats
11/29/2016 10:20:16 PM vindhyadesai
Orange is a super refreshing flavour especially in desserts like muffins, cakes. Orange flavour works really well with these eggless whole wheat orange muffins. It is a very tasty muffin that goes really well with that morning coffee.
Make these in advance and enjoy your breakfast with some eggless whole wheat orange muffins It also has some oats in it making it ideal to eat with some ripe bananas and a cup of hot coffee. ... “Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Muffins | Dessert Recipes”
Luscious and chocolatey basic eggless chocolate cake
11/16/2016 9:30:08 PM vindhyadesai
Chocolate is one of the most favourite flavours in any part of the world. Be it ice creams, cakes or any dessert where chocolate can be incorporated. If not, just smooth chocolate sauce can be drizzled over anything you want. Did you know that chocolate dosas similar to crepes are now in vogue.
This is a basic eggless version of chocolate cake and can be used to make other delicious cakes with thick frosting, layered cakes, festive cakes and much more.
Making cakes does not need to involve eggs at all. Cakes still turn out to be moist and soft. Moreover I have used whole wheat flour to make this cake. And I bet you would not notice any difference. How’s that for a healthier version of your favourite dessert, chocolate cake! ... “Basic Eggless Chocolate Cake | How to make eggless chocolate cake?”
Crisp, salty, sweet, nutty, baked shankarpali, badam-kaju & ajwain-jeera biscuits
10/23/2016 10:31:36 PM vindhyadesai
During Deepavali/Diwali, making Shankarpali/Shakkarpare snacks is very common. They are deep fried biscuits which are crisp with both salty and sweet versions. How about trying baked versions of this famous snack? Baked shankarpali are easy to make and you can change the flavours as you want. Here I have used only butter whereas some people do use vegetable shortening (dalda) which does not contain very healthy fats hence I generally never use it.
These can be made in bulk and 1 cup of all purpose flour yields a lot of biscuits. Just store these biscuits in air tight containers and they last for a few days. The base for both versions is the same. I have illustrated the base for both biscuits and then extended them into their respective flavours.
The sweet version can also be made plain without any nuts but adding almonds-cashews gives them a nice texture and flavour. The salty ones can also be made plain or even ground black pepper can be added in place of ajwain-jeera. The choice is yours! Also try benne biscuit recipe. ... “Baked Shankarpali | Baked Shakkarpare | How to make baked shankarpali?”
Childhood favourite, colourful, fruity, dil pasand, tutti-frutti stuffed bread
07/31/2016 1:43:40 PM vindhyadesai
The most sought-after, after school treat of the 90’s. Dil Pasand along with Dil Kush were the two types of special stuffed breads available in bakeries. Old style Iyengar bakeries still do sell them. I love the tutti frutti pieces along with the coconut filling inside the bread. The outer cover is a soft and layered sweet milk bread. It tastes so good when eaten warm directly out of the oven. It truly is one of my ‘dil pasand’ (liked) snacks. There are quite a few steps to make this, plan your recipe well, I have given some pointers to make, baking dil pasand a joy! ... “Dil Pasand | Tutti Frutti Stuffed Bread”