The Ultimate Kitchen Sink Holiday Cookies


The countdown to Christmas has officially begun, and I am sure everyone is excited about planning holiday gatherings at home, working on Christmas presents, racking their brains for gift ideas and more. Baking is one more activity that takes center-stage during the holiday season. In fact, I think I have been churning out baked goodies every week now, starting from Halloween onwards, and I don't … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pinwheel Christmas Cookies


Pinwheel Cookies are one of the most fancy yet simple cookies that one can make, and you don't need to wait for a holiday or special occasion to bake these beauties. These two-toned cookies are an instant hit at any party or celebration. Take them to a potluck and people will thank you for your dish. Wrap them in fancy paper napkins and hand them out at a Backyard Bash. Or just fill them in a … [Read more...]

Chocolate (Chip) Chunk Cookies


As Summer rolls in, there are lot of potlucks and picnics planned in the calendar. And with graduation parties, school picnics and summer concerts and events, there are plenty of opportunities to try out some new recipes, be it for yourself, or to entertain someone else. My daughter's pre-school class had a parents-kids conference where they asked us to bring tidbits and munchies from home. Both … [Read more...]

Mousse-Filled Chocolate & Raspberry Cups


Chocolate muffin cups filled with chocolate mousse and raspberries I've been eying several Chocolate Cup recipes lately, some involving balloon cups, and some involving simpler things like muffin pans or silicone molds. As the latter seemed more easier to proceed with, I prefer it for a quick and clean approach if you decide to make these amazingly simple breath-taking dessert featuring chocolate … [Read more...]

5-Minute Microwave Fudge Recipe


As January draws to a close and February rings in, Love is in the air, literally, and all around me people have started planning for Valentine's Day celebrations. As you grow older, Valentine takes on a new meaning, but that still doesn't stop you from enjoying this special moment of love and appreciation towards your partner. A dinner together, a memorable evening, or just sharing dessert from … [Read more...]

Layered Chocolate Cake

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Who doesn't like chocolate Cake, especially when its homemade, and has rich layers of creamy chocolate butter-cream frosting, and a moist dark chocolate cake center that melts in your mouth! Its no wonder that Layered Chocolate Cake still remains to be at the top of the Perfect Birthday Cake list! Inspired by Dorie Greenspan's Layered Birthday Cake in her prestigious cookbook Baking: From My Home … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Dark Chocolate Muffins


Chocolate Muffins (eggless) made with whole wheat flour and dark chocolate chips When it comes to chocolate recipes, there is hardly anything that i don't like, so when I saw these delicious Chocolate Cappuccino Muffins on UsMasala, I knew I had to bake them as soon as I can. Made with whole wheat flour and real chocolate chips, these are perfect for my little girl who is as much of a chocolate … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Turtle Candies


Salted Caramel & Chocolate Turtles (Candies) When it comes to making Caramel, I tend to shy away from the process, not because its tedious, but because I don’t have much preference for the gooey-chewy caramel that adheres to my teeth. But, my husband and two-year old love Caramel, so what’s a Mum to do, except learn to live with it, or at least master the process to produce treats on holidays … [Read more...]

7 Must Try Valentine Dessert Recipes

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There was a time when I used to turn to Google Search when I needed to find a recipe. But now, times have changed, and my best resource for online recipes is the world of fellow food bloggers! I know I can rely on these recipes because they have been tried, tested and certified by my friends, and will most likely not let me down. Plus, if I run into issues, I can always email them and be rest … [Read more...]

Chocolate Truffles – Recipe & Variations


Truffle Recipes for Valentine's Day   There are some things that go hand-in-hand with Love - flowers, cards, gifts, diamonds and chocolates, especially Truffles, which have been a symbol of Love for ages and eons! So your Valentine Day celebration would indeed be incomplete without a round of deliciously smooth and chocolatey truffles for dessert. Just look at these seductive Chocolate … [Read more...]