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1 March, 2017

Chocolate Ragi Cupcakes

Chocolate Ragi Cupcakes
Posted in : Breakfast ideas, Cakes, Healthy ideas on by : Afreen Usman
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Ragi is one the healthiest cereals, it has high protein content, it is good for diabetics, it has anti cancer and anti microbial properties. Cupcakes are generally considered not so healthy but I have tried to incorporate some healthy ingredients in it without compromising on the taste. The cupcakes taste as good or even better
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25 December, 2016

Dundee Cake

Dundee Cake
Comments : 2 Posted in : Cakes on by : Afreen Usman
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Dundee cake A traditional Scottish cake with lots of dried berries, orange peel and almonds. This cake is lighter than a traditional Christmas cake although it is rich in content and in taste. It is free from alcohol as well, quicker to make as no soaking is required at the same time, it tastes great.
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23 October, 2016

Banana Muffins, two ways!

Banana Muffins, two ways!
Comments : 2 Posted in : Baking basics, Cakes, Snacks on by : Afreen Usman
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Banana Muffins For the past few weeks, we’ve been having a lot of fever and flu in the family, making it very stressful. When I am stressed, I like to bake, it takes me to a different world, free from tensions. It’s really therapeutic for me. Since I wanted to bake but had very little
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15 October, 2016

Nutella Swirl Muffins

Nutella Swirl Muffins
Comments : 2 Posted in : Cakes, Party ideas, Snacks, Uncategorized on by : Afreen Usman
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Nutella, love that flavour. I had been planning to make these muffins for a long time but got the chance today. These muffins are mildly sweet but the Nutella compensates for the sweetness, it’s a delight when you feel the Nutella dissolve in your mouth.. Ah-mazing! These are easy to make muffins, with very few
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5 September, 2016

Cheesecake Brownie

Cheesecake Brownie
Posted in : Cakes, Desserts, Snacks on by : Afreen Usman
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Cheesecake Brownie All Chocolate lovers will love this. When a simple brownie will just not do, this Cheesecake Brownie is sure to be a hit. Rachel Allen is so good when it comes to cakes, her book called ‘Cake’ is my favourite. I have tried many recipes from it and almost all of them come
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31 August, 2016

Silky Chocolate Ganache

Silky Chocolate Ganache
Comments : 6 Posted in : Baking basics, Cakes on by : Afreen Usman
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Chocolate ganache Here in India, often it’s difficult to get whipped cream, which is generally used to ice a cake….so Chocolate ganache comes to rescue. It’s a wonderful way to ice and fill a cake. Much better in taste than buttercream and very easy to put together. Since ganache has just three ingredients, I will
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30 August, 2016

Perfectly Whipped cream

Perfectly Whipped cream
Comments : 4 Posted in : Baking basics, Cakes on by : Afreen Usman
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  Perfectly whipped cream for perfectly iced cake. Many people ask me how to whip stiff cream, so here I am today, to explain the nuances of whipping up stiff cream to ice and decorate cakes and cupcakes. The cream I use on my cakes is Non dairy whipping cream, in India there are brands
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