Cheese and Herb Scones

Blogging Marathon, Baking Marathon, Savory Bakes, Home Bakers Challenge,

We are into the final week of this month long baking marathon, Fire up your Oven. Of the three month long marathons I have done so far, this was the least prepared marathon and even was in two minds if I should even do it. To my surprise, it was not that stressful at all. […] more

Orange Cake

cake, Blogging Marathon, Baking Marathon, FireUpYourOven, Cooking from Cookbook Challenge, CCChallenge

For the last day of this week, I have a soft, moist and spongy orange cake. This recipe is a from a cookery class I attended long time ago. I was always interested in cooking and after marriage I cook one baking and one cooking class before coming to the US. After coming here, none […] more

Devil’s Chocolate Cake

Blogging Marathon, Baking Marathon, FireUpYourOven, Chocolate Cake, Baking, Cakes,

For the 5th day of Cakes & Muffins, I have a rich, decadent chocolate cake. I had bookmarked the recipe long time ago when Bharathy posted and only got to bake it couple of weekends ago. I bookmarked the recipe and forgot about it until few days ago. As I was searching for cake recipes […] more

Strawberry Cake

Blogging Marathon, Baking Marathon, FireUpYourOven, Cake,

For the last 3 days of cakes and muffins series, I have cakes. Had initially planned on doing 6 days of cakes for this week but husband was not on board. Then I had to chance the theme to cakes and muffins. The first cake in this series is strawberry cake. To check all the […] more

Flax Seed Whole Wheat Blueberry Mini Muffins

Blueberry muffins, flaxseed recipe, whole wheat flour muffins, blogging marathon, baking marathon, FireUpYourOven

For the third day of cakes and muffins, I have a healthy blueberry muffin. This is the last muffin for this week. For the rest of the week I have cakes. If you want to know what all posted so far for this month long baking marathon, check here. These muffins are butter less, made […] more

Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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Today I have another easy muffin recipe. This is another recipe I baked in India for my nephew. Muffins came out ok but I was not happy with the texture and even these muffins were done in less than 10 minutes in my mom’s oven. As mentioned earlier, I could not figure out my mom’s […] more

Strawberry Muffins

Blogging Marathon, Baking Marathon, FireUpYourOven, Muffins, Berry Muffins, Fruit Muffins

Welcome back to week 4 of this month long baking marathon. For 4th week I had initially planned on doing cakes. Husband was reluctant to eat cakes and was willing to taste the muffins. In fact he ate all the muffins I made for this marathon that is, if I left any for him. First […] more

Ispanakli Pide ~ Turkish Pizza

Blogging Marathon, Baking Marathon, Fire Up Your Oven, Breads, Turkish Bread, Turkish Food, Turkish Cuisine,

Pide are Turkish flat bread shaped like a boat. The filling used is spinach, feta and onion. I first came across these pide when Varada posted it last Fall. I bookmarked and recipe and wanted to bake for this marathon. I completely forgot about it until I saw Pavani’s post. I made this for dinner […] more

Banana Nut Bread

Blogging Marathon, Baking Marathon, Fire Up Your Oven, FireUpYourOven, Cooking from Cookbook Challenge, CCC, Banana walnut cake,

When the theme for this BM was finalized, I made a list of recipes I want to bake and also made a list of cakes & muffins I could bake in India during my stay there. My older nephew like any child of his age loves cakes and muffins. The plan was to bake at […] more

German Potato Bread ~ Kartoffelbrot

Blogging Marathon, Baking Marathon, FireUpYourOven, Fire Up Your Oven, Breads, Potato Bread, German Bread, German Food, German Cuisine,

Today is the 14th day of this baking marathon and can’t believe we have reached half way mark. To check out all the recipes I have posted thus far, check here. Coming to today’s bake, fourth bread in this week’s bread baking series, I have a German potato bread that I bookmarked when Priya posted […] more