Semolina Saffron Slice

Semolina slice is baked without any flour with only a few basic ingredients. Once it is fresh out of the oven, a flavoured sugar syrup is poured on top to soak the cake. The flavours from the syrup get beautifully infused into the cake with standing time. One could really play with different flavours here…

Tangy Yum Lemon Cake

I have been guilty of letting my blogs gather dust over months. Someone had rightly said that the longer the gap, the harder it is to get back. Although my experiments with food is still the same, the enthusiasm to click pictures and draft posts died a slow death. When colleagues / friends taste my…

Eggless Bottlegourd Chocolate Cake for Sunny’s Birthday

Keeping up with the self imposed tradition, celebrated Sunny’s birthday yet again this year. Ma made Nolen Gurer Payesh and I made a few mini cakes and cupcakes. Recipe source: Ruchik Randhap Ingredients:rAP flour / maida – 1 cupUnsweetened cocoa powder – 6 tbspPowdered Sugar – 1/2 cup + 3 tbsp Baking soda – 1…

X’mas Fruit Cake

I had decided to make a fruit cake this year long back and got home most of the raw materials required. I was looking for a tried and tested recipe coz it was my first time and I needed a morale booster so that I can continue the tradition year after year. Ria’s recipe of…

Eggless Chocolate Cake

I have not been baking as rigorously as before. My oven is playing spoiled sport as in there were intermittent sparks seen from its rear end. But the baking itch is hard to let go. My kids too had not been taking baked goodies in their snack box to school for the past couple of weeks….

Mango Cake – Eggless & Butterless

Many many years ago at my parent’s place in Kundapur… Over-ripe bananas lying uneaten – Amma would make Mangalore Buns out of them. It’s a sweet deep fried bread. Over-ripe mushy mangoes lying untouched – Amma would smash them using her hands and extract all the pulp, make rasayana out of it and serve with…

Perfect Pound Cake

Sweet Punch successfully completed one year since inception. We are now setting off with the beginning of a brand new year and this was the challenge for the month of July. Pound cakes are generally the one amateur bakers can begin their baking journey with as the recipe called for a pound (equal quantity) of…