Cardamom-Orange Butter
Feb23

Cardamom-Orange Butter

This butter can be made with either orange juice concentrate or orange marmalade, both yielding vibrant results. Equally delicious is a variation made with rose petal jam. Both orange and rose are compatible with cardamom. Best served on morning breads, muffins or crackers. Preparation time (after ingredients are assembled): a few minutes Ingredients • Unsalted butter, preferably Homemade (page 104), at room temperature – 1-1½...

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Cardamom Shortbread Cookies
Feb10

Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients: • Unsalted butter, at room temperature – 1 cup • Crushed cardamom seeds -1 tsp or Fresh ginger paste – 2 tsp • Superfine sugar or jaggery – ½ cup (110g) • Unbleached white flour – 2½ cups (300g) • Fine semolina (pasta flour) – ½ cup (85g) • Salt – ¼ tsp • Baking powder – ¼ tsp Preparation: 1. Preheat the oven to 250 F (120 C). 2. Cream the butter and cardamom or ginger in a mixing...

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Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies
Jan26

Soft and Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients . 2 cups whole wheat flour . 3/4 cup room temperature butter . 1 cup brown sugar . 1/2 cup cane sugar . 2 tbsp milk . 1 cup chopped roasted peanuts Preparation 1. First prepare your roasted nuts by shelling them, if needed. 2. Place them into a blender and blend into small chunks. 3. Then in a mixing bowl add all the dry ingredients. The whole wheat flour, brown sugar, cane sugar, salt and chopped peanuts. 4. Mix it all...

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Chocolate Chip (Carob Chip or White Chocolate Chip) Whole Wheat Cookies
Jan21

Chocolate Chip (Carob Chip or White Chocolate Chip) Whole Wheat Cookies

Ingredients •1 cup (2 sticks) of butter (unsalted) •¾ cup sugar* •¾ cup brown sugar* •3 tsp egg replaces mix with 4 tbsp warm water** •1 tsp vanilla extract •1 ¾ cup flour •½ cup oats •½ cup whole wheat flour*** •¼ cup wheat germs •1 tbsp flax seeds (optional) •1 tsp baking powder •1 tsp baking soda •1 cup raisins or cranberry •½ cup walnuts •2 cups chocolate chips (carob chips or white chocolate chips) Preparation 1.Preheat the oven...

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Key Lime Sandwich Cookies
Jan11

Key Lime Sandwich Cookies

Ingredients • 6 tablespoons ghee or unsalted butter • 1/3 cup sugar • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1 cup all purpose flour • 3 tablespoons buttermilk • 1 1/2 packed teaspoons finely grated lemon zest • 1/8 teaspoon salt • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar • 2 tablespoons lemon juice Procedures 1. In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. 2. Add flour and beat until dough begins to form. Add buttermilk. Beat...

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Badam Nankatai
Jan09

Badam Nankatai

Ingredients • Powdered almonds – ¼ cup • Stick butter – 1 ½ • All purpose flour – 2 cups • Powdered sugar – 1 cup • Cardamom powder – 1 tsp • Salt – ¼ tsp • Almond pieces for decoration Preparation 1. Beat the butter and the sugar together. 2. Once it’s well mixed add the all purpose flour and mix well. 3. Then add the almond powder, cardamom powder and salt. Again Mix it well. 4. Prepare soft dough. You...

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