Archive for the ‘chocolate treats’ Category

Strawberry cream cheese frosting

I am going to stop searching for recipes for dishes that have 3 ingredients. I mean when there are only 3 ingredients how tough can it be to figure what goes in, in what proportion ? I get all thrown off balance by all the references to gelatin, heavy cream, double cream, single cream (is […]

Strawberries and chocolate!

Without any preamble, let us get to the basics of this very basic dessert / snack / sweet tooth fix… Melt chocolate buttons or choclate cut into small pieces, over a double boiler. (Microwaving is OK, but the chocolate dries up). I love the double boiler because you can turn off the heat and leave […]

SugarCube, by the inimitable Sumeet!

First off, thanks to bro for introducing me to Sumeet. I’d never have known (so quickly at least!) that cupcakes to blow your mind are available right here in Bangalore. I mean, I’d have found out soon enough Sumeet and her venture Sugar Cube, has been featured in the last issue of Food Lovers. For […]

Cake and cup cake fest!

Dipti baked these lovelies way ago and it’s been on my to do list forever to publish! Here they are Dipti… thanks so much for sharing. They look absolutely lovely! – Anu My husband had a ‘Bake a Cake’ competition at his work place and I baked a chocolate cake along with some cupcakes for him. […]

Gooey chocolate pudding

These summer hols are going to be fun…I can tell! Young chef and nephew, Angad, being around only means trying out some very sinful recipes that youngsters just seem to have endless space for! And I am not complaining! Here’s his gooey chocolate pudding.. I didn’t lend a hand at all, except for the tucking […]

Wonka’s chocolate wonderland, not fiction

For those who grew up thinking everlasting gobstoppers were the ultimate in cool candy or Kazoozles were not just tongue candy but twisters – rejoice. Wonka’s candy is for real! When Nestle decided to create the Willy Wonka Candy Company they were on to a gold mine.. of kids who had been swept up and […]

Classic Chocolate Brownies

I prefer brownies that are crunchy from the outside and soft from the inside. This recipe will give you just that! Ingredients 400g white sugar 225g butter 45g cocoa powder 5ml vanilla essence (1 tea spoon) 4 eggs 190g baking flour (all purpose flour) ½ tea spoon baking soda ½ tea spoon salt Preparation 1. […]

Patisserie Nitash, dessert haven in Bangalore

I first tasted a blueberry cheesecake from Patisserie Nitash at the Upper Crust food show months ago and have been meaning to do a post ever since!  Then we ordered a Berry Chocolicious for a dinner party and I still didn’t get around to the post..but here it is now! Patisserie Nitash has been covered in […]

Make my Chocolate!

What would you do if you could make your own chocolate and at the end of it have no messy kitchen, no chocolate smeared hands and aprons to clean up, no pans to scrape and no stains to scrub?! I’d jump for joy and thank my luck, is what I’d do. And you could too, […]

Chocolate Cake Pops :)

chocolate cake pops

I’ve borrowed the recipes from a couple of websites and came up with something on my own, so I don’t know who I should give credit to. Do check out for some amazing cake pop ideas though. – Andaleeb Wajid