Coconut Pecan Cake

Coconut Pecan Cake

INGREDIENTS 1 (18.25 ounce) package moist white cake mix 1 1/4 cups water 4 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 cups shredded coconut 1 cup chopped pecans 4 tablespoons butter 2 cups shredded coconut 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese 2 teaspoons milk 3 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract METHOD Preheat oven [...]

Creme Caramel

Creme Caramel

INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups milk 8 tsp sugar 3 tbsp milk powder 1 tsp vanilla custard powder 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 3 tbsp sugar – to caramelize METHOD Mix milk with sugar, milk powder and custard powder till smooth in a deep microproof bowl and microwave for 10 minutes, stirring once or twice [...]

Phirni

Phirni

INGREDIENTS 3 1/2 cups milk 1/4 cup rice – soaked for 2-3 hours & ground to a fine paste 1/2 cup powdered sugar, or to taste 1 tsp kewra or rose water – (optional) or a drop of kewra essence seeds of 2-3 chhoti illaichi (green cardamom)-powdered varak (silver leaf) 5-6 green pistas – sliced [...]

Coconut Pudding

Coconut Pudding

INGREDIENTS 1/2 kg apples – peeled ,cut into 1/2″ pieces 1/2 cup plus 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup butter – softened 1 cup flour maida (plain flour) 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup desiccated coconut powder 2 tbsp raisins 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup milk TOPPING 1 tbsp meltedbutter 2 tbsp [...]

Pina Orange Dome

Pina Orange Dome

INGREDIENTS 1 vanilla cake of 2 eggs 1 cup orange juice – to soak cake 5 cups chopped fresh ripe pineapple 8 tbsp powdered sugar 1 cup finely grated paneer (100 gm) 3 cups curd – hang for 30 minutes 1 orange and 5-6 almonds – to decorate METHOD To -prepare vanilla cake,Put cake batter [...]

Baked Cheese Cake

Baked Cheese Cake

INGREDIENTS 1/2 kg paneer (cottage cheese) – grated 1 cup milk 4 eggs – separated 150 gm powdered sugar (11/2 cups) 2 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup almonds – ground to a powder TO DECORATE any fresh fruit – cut into thin slices   METHOD Preheat oven to 190°C. Grease a 7″ loose bottomed cake [...]

Prune tart

Prune Tart

INGREDIENTS 2 cups red wine 2/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1 cinnamon stick 3 cups (1 pound) pitted prunes. halved 1 sheet frozen puff pastry. thawed Finely grated zest 01 1 orange 1 large egg 1 tablespoon heavy cream   METHOD Preheat oven to 375°. In a medium [...]