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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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26 August, 2016

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes
Posted in : Cakes, Desserts, Snacks on by : Afreen Usman
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Chocolate cupcakes A little girl standing by the road, looking at the shop ahead, full of all kinds of goodies, Oreos and Cookies, rainbow coloured candies and boxes of chocolate….these were her favourite things, she stood there gazing at them with wonder. She had been told to wait there and it seemed like ages, more
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18 August, 2016

Perfect Pound Cake

Perfect Pound Cake
Comments : 1 Posted in : Cakes on by : Afreen Usman
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Perfect Pound Cake      Pound cake gets its name because it was initially baked by adding one pound of each major ingredient, flour,sugar,butter and eggs. It originated in Britain in the 1700s and is very commonly baked till today. The recipe I have tried is from the famous book The Cake Bible by Rose
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