Cream Cookies
Apr23

Cream Cookies

Ingredients • Maida – 2 cups • Powdered sugar – 1 cups • Butter – 100 gms or 3 ½ tbsp • Baking powder – ½ tsp • Vanilla essence – ½ tsp • Milk as required For Cream • Butter – 2tsp • Icing sugar – 3 tbsp • Any colour and essence- orange colour and orange essence, yellow colour and pineapple essence or lemon essence, green color and mint essence, Red colour and rose essence Preparation 1. Sieve...

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Baked Cheesecake
Apr22

Baked Cheesecake

  Ingredients Crust Softened butter – 1/4 cup Sugar – 1/4 cup Pure vanilla extract – 1 tsp Unbleached plain flour – 1 cup Baking powder – 1 tsp Filling Ricotta cheese – 500g Softened cream cheese – 500g Fresh lemon juice – 1/3 cup Cups sugar – 1 1/2 Arrowroot powder – 2 tbsp or Cornflour – 1 tbsp Fresh cream – 1 1/3 cups Pure vanilla extract – 1 1/2 tsp...

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Cranberry Cake with Golden Sauce
Apr04

Cranberry Cake with Golden Sauce

Ingredients Cranberry Cake:  • Flour – 2 cup • Turbinado sugar – 1 1/4 cup • Milk – 1 cup • Ghee – 2 tsp • Baking powder – 2 tsp • Non alcohol vanilla – 1 tsp • Salt – 1/2 tsp • Yogurt – 2 heaping tsp • Fresh cranberries, all stems removed – 2 cup The Golden Sauce:  • Sugar – 1/2 cup • Half & half – 1/2 cup • Butter – 1/2 cup • Vanilla – 1/2 tsp...

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Savory Butter Crackers with Lemon
Apr02

Savory Butter Crackers with Lemon

In Bengal, there are two types of gaja: salty and sweet. Within these two types, several shapes and flavors are possible: poppy seed cubes, sesame seed oblongs, kalonji curls and this variation: lemon zest diamonds. These crackers are somewhat crumbly, with a faintly sour taste. They are a much-loved delicacy throughout Orissa and Bengal, popular at late afternoon tiffin with contrasting sweet gaja and tropical fresh fruits....

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Strawberry Lotus Cake
Apr01

Strawberry Lotus Cake

Ingredients • All purpose flour- 1 1/2 cup • Sugar- 3/4 cup+ 1Tbsp • Salt-1/2 tsp • Baking powder- 1 1/2 tsp • Eno- 1/2 tsp • Vegetable oil-1/3 cup • Yoghurt- 1/4 cup • Milk- 1/3 cup (full fat milk will taste better than low fat) • Strawberries, finely chopped – 1/2-1 cup • Orange-red colour- 1/4 tsp/3-4 drops • Strawberry/vanilla essence- 1/2  tsp For Butter Cream Icing • Vegetable Shortening – 1cup • Confectioners sugar-...

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Sponge Cake
Feb28

Sponge Cake

Ingredients • Self rising flour( It has baking soda and little salt already in it. Or else- 2 cups maida with 1 tsp baking soda and a pinch of salt) – 2 cups • Sugar – 3/4 cup + 1tbsp • Eno – 1/2 tsp • Oil – 3/4 cup + 1 tbsp • Sprite/Mirinda/orange juice/pineapple juice/milk – 3/4cup + 1tbsp • Vanilla essence – 1 tsp • Fruits like orange/pineapple/strawberry/blueberry/carrob chips/nuts roasted and...

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