Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Ring Doughnuts

Doughnut is a type of a fried dough confectionery food. It can be served in a form of savory or sweet dish. The doughnuts are popular in many countries and one can find them in various decorative pieces. Usually it is served as a sweet snack that can be homemade or purchased in bakeries, supermarkets, food stalls.

Doughnut recipe:

For dough :

Flour               250 gm
Icing sugar       55 gm
Butter               55 gm
Fresh yeast       15 gm
Egg                       1 no.
Vanilla essence   1 tsp
Milk                     40 ml
Water                   70 ml
Salt                        5 gm


1. Sieve the flour.
2. Make a well in between flour and add yeast, egg, icing sugar, vanilla essence, and using milk and water make a soft dough.
3. Cream the melted butter and salt and rub in the dough. 

4. Allow it to ferment for 15 minutes.
5. Knock back the dough and roll it out into a thick circle.
6. And with the help of doughnut cutter cut out in a shape of ring and placed them on a dusted tray or thali. Cover it with the moist cloth for second fermentation for 15 minutes.

7. Deep fry the doughnuts in oil till light brown on medium heat, after they are fermented.

8. And decorate it with chocolate icing or royal icing.

Total portion will be 10 doughnuts from this recipe.
Stay tuned for icing blog.

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Honey bites

Honey is a good thing, you can eat it or call your loved ones by it.
So why not make use of this natures goodness?
 I made this recipe on the perfect occasion of Raksha Bandhan. My brother and other guests who visited my place had splendid moments celebrating the festival and relishing the honey biscuits.
Also honey and nuts are favorites of the kids, so this makes a very good option for their snack box. These biscuits are very good source of vital nutrients for them.
And you can store these biscuits in airtight container for at least one week.

So here's the recipe...

Ingredients :

For dough - 
flour                   200 gms
butter                 100 gms
powder sugar    20 gms
baking powder  pinch
chilled water      to bind

Filling - 

butter                 100 gms
powder sugar   100 gms
flakes cashews  100 gms
honey                 15 ml
liquid glucose    10 ml

Method :
1. Prepare a dough by mixing all the dough ingredients together and keep it in a refrigerator for 15 minutes.
2. For filling , in a pan add butter, sugar, honey and glucose.
3. Cook all the ingredients an the slow flame till it blends and thickens.
4. Add cashews in the ends and mix well.
5. Roll out the dough with the rolling pin and spread it on the flat tray.
6. Blind bake the dough in pre-heat oven at 170 C for 15 minutes.(half done).
7. Remove the tray and spread the thin layer of the honey and cashew filling on it.
8. Again bake the dough with the filling at 150 C for minutes.
9. Cool the biscuit and cut into required shapes.
10. Can store in air tight container for 3-4 days.



STEP 10.

Enjoy each bite of biscuit with soothing honey and  crunchy nuts.

Monday, 1 July 2013

Sunday brunch :)

Everybody knows the value of Home made food. But can we really keep ourself at bay from burgers, pizza for a long time? 
To put an end to this dilemma, I'll show you to make good quality homemade croissants, which are buttery, flaky and too yummy to gratify your cravings. 

This recipe of mine comprises of easily available ingredients. It takes a little bit of time, efforts and patience to make Croissants, but are totally worth it. 

So will not waste anymore time and start with the recipe and procedures. 


flour                   250 gm

salt                    1/2 tsp
icing sugar          55 gm
fresh yeast         15 gm
milk                   70 ml
butter                120 gm
egg                    1 no.
vanilla essence    1/2 tsp
egg wash            for brushing


1. sieve the flour and add yeast, egg, vanilla essence and make a soft dough with the milk and water.

2. Rub salt and little of butter together and add in the soft dough for nourishment.
3. Round it up and keep it cover under a damp cloth.
4. When it double in size, knock back and roll it out into a big circle.
5. Apply the cream margarine all over the rolled out dough.

6. Cut it into 3 uneven portions. Roll the smallest portion and place it on the second largest portion, roll it and place it on the largest portion. Then seal the sides of the rolled  dough and wrap up in the damp cloth.

7. Keep it in the freezer for 20 minutes or till the fat solidifies.
8. Remove and roll it in the rectangular and turn it in the shape of croissants. 

9. Place them on the grease tray and cover it with the damp cloth till it becomes light to touch.

10.  Apply egg wash and bake at 220 C for 15 minutes.
      (Egg wash - 1 no. egg and 10 ml water mix together)

11. Apply sugar syrup when hot. (syrup should be warm)
     (sugar syrup - equal quantity of water and sugar boil together)

Happy Baking !!!

Thursday, 30 May 2013


My Mom & Dad's 25th wedding anniversary. A really big day of celebration for them and as well as for me.

To add up to the joy I decided to make use of my baking skills and give them a surprise by making a 2 tier chocolate cake.
I worked hard to accomplish my job to perfection and later, to celebrate the occasion with my dear parents.

So here I am sharing this joyful journey of making 2 tiers chocolate cake with you all. 

1. layering cake

2. Apply sugar syrup

3. Apply chocolate icing
4. leveling of icing

5. Apply another part of slice sponge

7. Finish of icing
8. Cake border icing

9. Final presentation with handmade roses.

I hope this recipe will bring the smiles on the face of your loved ones.