Tag: Chocolate

Festivals and Celebration, Sweet Treats- Fudges, Candy and More

Toffee Fudge: Christmas Treats

Chewy caramel toffee fudge topped with dark chocolate and nuts. Holidays are a lot about eating yummy goodies. This toffee fudge is a perfect ‘quick’ treat to please kids and adults alike. My facebook page is more often than not filled with food related posts. I absolutely loved the toffee fudge video I came across and made it the […]

Desserts, Pastry, Sweet Treats- Fudges, Candy and More

Champorado/ Tsampurado Tart

Chocolate and Rice sounds like a very unusual combination doesn’t it? When I heard about the traditional Filipino ‘champorado’ or tsampurado [chocolate rice pudding], I was really intrigued. The sticky chocolaty rice, sweetened with milk and sugar feels a lot like a rich chocolaty kheer. Recently I received a book called ‘ India On A Platter’ by Saransh Goila, having come across the chocolate kheer recipe in it made me even more optimistic that this would work. I decided to serve this in the form of a tart with a buttery, flaky pie crust to add to the crunch and…

Desserts, Eggless Cakes, Cupcakes and More

Barley Brownies

One of my baking buddies has been creating some amazing bakes with barley flour. Experimenting with alternative flours in cakes and bakes can be a real eye opener. When it comes to cakes most people seem to believe that using white flour, refined sugar, butter and eggs is the only way to go about it. A year back I thought on the same lines. But then Ovenderful happened and this amazing ‘Healthy Baking’ community has made me believe that nothing, ABSOLUTELY NOTHING, is impossible when it comes to baking. Last night I decided on giving barley flour a go. We…

Eggless Cakes, Cupcakes and More

Irish Chocolate Potato Cake – Eggless and Whole Wheat Version

I honestly never imagined potatoes in a cake until I came across a pic of a potato based cake last evening. I did a bit of research on the net and came across the Irish Chocolate Potato Cake that looked absolutely divine. I simply had to try it and in my way. I think the picture above says it all. The texture is absolutely brilliant, with loads of air pockets that gives the cake a spongy light feel. Yet it has a richness that all chocolate cakes must have. Moist and absolutely mouth watering. And I bet no one would…

Cookies

Whole Wheat Chocofills

Close your eyes and imagine biting into an ordinary looking cookie and finding your mouth filled with fudgy chocolate. Heavenly isn’t it?? My 8 year old had been requesting for a ‘dark fantasy’ kind of cookie and this is what i came up with.  You might sometimes wonder what to do with the last bit o