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Filter Kaapi Cake

Filter Kaapi Cake

If there is one thing you shouldn’t miss when you visit a ‘tambram’ household, it is our piping hot filter kaapi. There is something special about sipping filter coffee, early in the morning while listening to the suprabhatam in M.S. Subbulakshmi’s voice. I always loved it when my mum woke me up with a steaming hot tumbler of frothy filter coffee. The aroma of freshly brewed decoction is something I always look forward to when I visit my parents home. This morning while sipping my cuppa, I realized I haven’t made a coffee cake for way too long! So, my…

3-Grain Dark Chocolate Brookie/ Cookie Brownie

3-Grain Dark Chocolate Brookie/ Cookie Brownie

There are times when i want to bake too many things at one go. I was in the mood for a butter cookie and then there was this dark chocolate bar i had saved up for making brownies. I have also been very keen on trying amaranth flour in cakes. Everything in the head came together to give this yummy da

Vanilla Cake-1

Vanilla Cake-1

I love simple, no frill home-baked cakes – Warm and fresh out of the oven, just like how mum made them. I usually make oil based cakes but last evening i just felt like trying my hands on a recipe i came across. The flavour of the vanilla combined with the buttery aroma of this cake, is an absolute

Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread Cake

The holiday season and the winters do amazing thing to a baker’s mind. This is another recipe adapted from Arlene Kezwer’s book. Honestly i have become her fan. One thing what matters in baking is proportions and her’s are absolutely perfect in every single recipe. This is a ‘ winter cake’. I can

Whole Wheat Almond Brownies

Whole Wheat Almond Brownies

This was a ‘on the spur of the moment’ bake really. A friend of mine shared that it was National Brownie Day yesterday. Well, that was enough to get me started.Does anyone really need a reason to bake these delicious chocolaty nutty bites? I decided on a whole wheat version with almonds and dark cho

Beetroot Chocolate Cupcakes

Beetroot Chocolate Cupcakes

I tried this the first time a few months back. Before i knew it, my kids had pounced upon them and they disappeared in five minutes flat. The cupcakes are moist and spongy. I specially love the sheen on top and the mesh like bottom. The colour is a lovely chocolaty-red. The beet root juice gives the