Sweets

December 9, 2015

Apple Bread

Apples 1 1/2 cups apple, diced small + 1/4 cup apple, diced small, reserved for topping (I used 1 large […]
December 10, 2015

Mango Seekarane / Rasayana

Taught by Uma combined with Inspiration from the blog post on Just homemade 4 small-medium ripe mangoes, preferably juicy 3/4 […]
December 10, 2015

Baked Bananas

“Bananas are gold in the morning, silver at noon and lead at night” – Indian folk saying Colombian Baked Bananas: […]
November 3, 2016

Banana Breads (BP)

Classic Banana Bread 1 3/4 cup Flour 2/3 cup Sugar 1 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 3/4 tsp Cream of Tartar […]
December 14, 2015

Lakshama’s Sweet Avalakki

Thick Avalakki : In a bandalei over medium high flame dry roast the avalakki Stir constantly to prevent burning Let […]
December 9, 2015

Kesari Bat

Soak saffron in a little milk Almonds- peel & chop, and fry in ghee with raisins Fine sojji 1x- fry […]
November 16, 2017

Pear & Almond Cake (BP)

INGREDIENTS Dry mix:1 1/2 cups (195 grams) white spelt flour1/2 cup (50 grams) almond meal1 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking […]
March 9, 2018

Ginger Molasses Cookies (bp)

Mix dry ingredients: 1c flour 1/2tsp baking soda 1/2tsp baking powder 1-2 tsp dry ginger (try fresh sometime too!) Mix […]
December 9, 2015

Holiday Wreath Bread

Holiday Breakfast Wreath with Cranberry-Almond Filling Adapted from Sunset Magazine, December 1978 Makes about 12 servings Dough: 1 packet active […]
November 16, 2017

Pear Tart

Heat Oven to 350 crust:1 1/2 cup flour1/2 cup almond meal 2 tablespoons ground flax seed 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 […]
December 10, 2015

Rava Laddu

Grind to fine powder: Sugar Cardamom Toast Almonds (peeled & chopped) in pan with ghee. Remove Ciroti Rava (finest rava […]
December 9, 2015

Oatmeal Ginger Cookies

DRY: 1 1/2 C. Flour 3/4 c. Oats 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 Tbsp ginger powder 3/4 tsp nutmeg & […]
November 16, 2017

Yeasted Sweet Bread & Banana Bread (no Baking Powder)

Sweet Bread: Dinner rolls, fruit and/or cinnamon tea rings, stollen, cinnamon and pecan rolls, coffee cakes, cinnamon twists, monkey bread, […]
November 28, 2017

Pie Crusts

Single Classic: 1 1/3 cup Flour 6-8 Tbsp Butter (1/2 cup) 1/4 cup Cold Water Double Classic: 2 2/3 cup […]
December 10, 2015

Sesame Laddu

Sesame seeds x1 – Toast well in pan, grind lightly just to break it up Jaggery x little less than […]
November 28, 2017

Great Grandma’s Date Nut Bread (BP)

Makes 2 Loaves 1 Package Dates (Size??) Chop & Soak in water 1 1/2 C. Sugar Creamed with: 1 Tbsp […]
November 15, 2016

Povitica / Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Bread

‘Po-va-teet-sa’ Povitica is traditional Eastern European dessert bread that is traditionally served during the holiday season. By some, the process […]
November 15, 2017

Sugarless Cookie (no Baking Powders)

1 1/2 cups regular rolled oats (use whatever type of oats you like) 1 cup coconut flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt […]
December 9, 2015

Opium (gasgase) Payasam

Dry Fry together: Opium (white preferred) – 50g Raw Rice – 1 tsp Blend together, adding water as needed: Opium/rice […]
November 3, 2016

7 Cup Sweet

Heat: 1 Cup milk 1C Sugar 1 Cup Ghee 1 Cup Fresh Coconut gratings After boiling, add: 1 Cup Bengal […]
November 28, 2017

Cranberry Sauce

Boil 1 package of Cranberries (12oz) with 1 Cup Water 1 Cup Sugar 1/2 Orange blended into pulp 1 pinch […]
November 16, 2017

Sourdough Doughnuts

Super Soft Homemade Donuts Yields 24 Dough: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 4 Tbsp sugar 3 Tbsp butter, softened 1/2 […]
November 3, 2016

Besan Laddu

Almonds (1 big handful): chop & fry in ghee. Set Aside Dry toast Bengal Gram flour (3 handfuls), 10 minutes, […]
December 9, 2015

Vermicelli Payasam

Also called Khir Vermicelli: dry fry in ghee until golden brown Milk: bring to a boil & add vermicelli Add: […]
November 28, 2017

Quince Jams & Membrillo

Membrillo: 4 pounds quince, washed, peeled, cored, roughly chopped 1 vanilla pod, split 2 strips (1/2 inch by 2 inches […]
December 9, 2015

Lakotu Holige / Badam Puri

Make dough of: Wheat flour Salt Ghee Water Let sit 15 mins- 1 hour (best) Boil into syrup: Sugar Water […]
November 3, 2016

Chiggali

Black Sesame (white is 2nd best) (1 cup) Clean free from stones & debris; optional to wash & dry very […]
November 28, 2017

Honey & Walnut Cream w/ Apple & Quince Puff Pastries

Recipe by James Martin Ingredients For the honey and walnut cream 150ml/5fl oz double cream 25g/1oz diced walnuts 3 tbsp […]
December 9, 2015

Coconut Burfy

Prepare an oiled plate or dish 1 Coconut grated & blended in the mixie slightly Fry on medium low in […]
November 3, 2016

Banana Rasayana

Special Occasion & Festivals Banana Recipe 1 medium ripe Banana sliced (preferably not over ripe) 1/2 tbsp Jaggery powdered / […]
November 28, 2017

Pumpkin Pie

2 cups mashed Pumpkin 3Tbsp ground flax seeds mixed with 6 Tbsp hot water 2-3 Tbsp Tapioca / Arrowroot flour […]
June 21, 2018

Ice Cream

Freeze container 24 hours Blend 3/4 cups sugar into powder Add 1.5 cups cold milk and blend just until mixed […]
December 6, 2015

Godi Tambitu

Ghee (1/2 cup or more as needed) Wheat or rice flour (3 handfuls) Toast flour in pan with a little […]
December 9, 2015

Sunburst Lemon Cookies

Ingredients 1 3/4 c all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp + lemon zest 8 Tbsp (1 stick) […]
December 7, 2015

Pumpkin Bread (BP)

11⁄2 cups whole flour 1⁄4 cup rolled oats 1 1⁄2 tsp baking powder 1⁄4 tsp baking soda 1⁄2 tsp ground […]
December 9, 2015

Crisps

Apple or Pear Crisp: Apples peeled & sliced 1. Cook with lemon juice, sugar and spices ( cinnamon) until soft […]
March 7, 2017

Sourdough Cinnamon Twist Rolls

Sourdough Einkorn Cinnamon Rolls 24 hour start to finish- (am – am) Ingredients For the dough: ⅓ cup water (80ml) […]