Desserts

How to Bake Muffin Popovers

Yields: 12 popovers Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 37 mins Ingredients needed to make Muffin Popovers: 1 cup all purpose flour 3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly. 1 cup whole milk 2 eggs ¾ tsp fine salt 1 tsp granulated sugar Cooking instructions for Muffin Popovers: Place a rack at the lower third portion within an oven and spread ... Read More »

How to Bake Cherry Dump Cake

Yields: 1 cake Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 1 hour 15 mins Ingredients needed to make Cherry Dump Cake: 2 lb frozen dark cherries, pitted ½ fresh pineapple 2 cups unbleached flour 2 ½ tsp baking powder 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tbsp fresh orange zest, minced ¼ cup honey 1 ¼ cup refined sugar ¼ tsp salt  ½ cup water ... Read More »

How to Bake Fresh Fruit Gratin

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 1 hour 2 mins Ingredients needed to make Fresh Fruit Gratin: 1 ½ lb firm and ripe Bartlett pears 1 ½ lb small Gala apples 18 prunes, pitted  24 apricots 1 cup mascarpone cheese 6 strips fresh lemon zest ½ cup Cognac 2 tbsp unsalted butter 2 tbsp confectioners’ sugar 5 tbsp light ... Read More »

How to Make Kulfi

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 mins + 2 hours (inactive) Cooking time: – Ingredients needed to make Kulfi: 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk 1 can (14 oz) evaporated milk ½ cup ground pistachio nuts 1 cup cream 2 tsp ground cardamom Cooking instructions for Kulfi: Place the evaporated as well as condensed milk, cream, pistachios plus a dash of cardamom ... Read More »

How to Bake Cassata Cake

Serves: 12 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Cassata Cake: For the cake: 1 ½ cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting 5 eggs ½ tsp cream of tartar ¼ tsp salt 1 ¼ cups sugar ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ cup cold water For the filling: 2 ox mini semisweet ... Read More »

How to Bake Death by Chocolate Cake

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Death by Chocolate Cake: For the cake: 225 gm dark semisweet chocolate 4 eggs 4 tbsp sour cream 4 heaped tbsp all purpose flour 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup sugar 4 tbsp cocoa powder 1 ½ tsp baking powder 140 gm unsalted butter, softened For the ... Read More »

How to Bake Glazed Pear Cake

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 25 mins Cooking time: 1 hr 3 mins Ingredients needed to make Glazed Pear Cake: For the cake: 4 ripe Bartlett pears, peeled and cubed 1 ½ cups pecan, roughly chopped 3 cups all purpose flour 2 cups + 1 tbsp sugar 3 large eggs 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp baking soda 1 ¼ cups vegetable ... Read More »

How to Bake Chinese New Year Cake

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 55 mins Ingredients needed to make Chinese New Year Cake: 1 lb sweet rice flour 2 ½ cups granulated sugar 2 tbsp shredded coconut, sweetened 1 tsp coconut extract 3 cups milk 4 large eggs ¼ tsp fine salt 3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted, plus more for greasing the dish Cooking instructions for Chinese ... Read More »

How to Bake Snickerdoodle Cookies

Yields: 24 cookies Preparation time: 10 mins + 1 hour (inactive) Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients needed to make Snickerdoodle Cookies: 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 ½ cups + 3 tbsp sugar 1 cup unsalted butter 2 large eggs ¼ tsp salt 3 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp cream of tartar Cooking instructions for Snickerdoodle Cookies: ... Read More »

How to Make Bacon And Cashew Brittles

Yields: 1 lb brittle Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Bacon And Cashew Brittles: 2/3 cup raw cashews ¾ cup water 2 cups granulated sugar 8 zo bacon 1 tbsp soda ¼ tsp sea salt Cooking instructions for Bacon And Cashew Brittles: Place a rack midway within an oven and warm it up to 400 degrees ... Read More »