Applesauce Whole Wheat Cake

Applesauce whole wheat cake is a moist, spongy and a tasty cake with lots of nuts and a touch of cinnamon flavor. It is a great edible gift for the holidays. Cakes for the Holidays The theme for this week is bake them cakes! Yesterday it was fresh cranberry cake and today it is applesauce […]

Fresh Cranberry Christmas Cake

Fresh cranberry Christmas cake is a tart, sweet and delicious holiday cake. Christmas is just around the corner and this is probably the busiest baking season of the year. Christmas means holidays and kids are off from school. One of the best ways to keep up with kids hunger pangs all day long is some […]

Boterkoek ~ Dutch Butter Cake

For this month’s International Food Challenge, Saraswathi challenged us with some Dutch delicacies. I wanted to do a bake that I can use for today’s bake-a-thon. Today happens to be the last day of the bake-a-thon and I am ending it on a sweet note. I was debating between a cookie and cake and when […]

Alfajores ~ Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies

Alfajores are sandwich cookies popular in many Latin American countries. I had bookmarked Gayathri’s recipe when she had posted it during the month long International Cuisine back in September. She made it eggless and I followed the original recipe which had egg yolks. Cookies are sandwiched with Dulce de Leche. Dulce de Leche is condensed […]

Spicy Petite Popovers

Few month ago I made rosemary popovers and both of us liked them. I made them again with various herbs and flavors. When I made those popovers, I bought a Nordic Ware petite popover pan. Today’s recipe came with that pan. I made this recipe couple of weekends ago when my 4 year old nephew, […]

Salted Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies

Today’s, bake is a vegan quinoa cookies prepared with flax egg and coconut oil. I used regular chocolate chips and can be made vegan replacing it with vegan chocolate. These cookies have a very soft texture and crumble very fast. This is the first time I used Quinoa flour and loved the nutty flavor.

Peanut Butter Cookies

This is the first time I baked peanut butter cookies. There were many recipes online and I followed a recipe from Food Network. Mr.U wasn’t really keen on tasting these cookies and I shared half the cookies with my cousin. Her husband is not very fond of peanut butter and he too did not taste […]

Brown Sugar Spice Cake

For day 3 of bake-a-thon I have a spicy brown sugar cake. This recipe is from back of the bundt pan cover. I baked this cake 2-3 weeks ago. The recipe called for 3 eggs and 2 mini bundt pans to bake the cakes. Since I have only one mini pan and is a bit […]

Fudgy Zucchini Brownies

Three years ago Champa started an event called Bake-a-Thon where she did a month long baking marathon in the month of December. Following year, she modified the rules and made it 3 days a week for the month of December. This year Champa is not going to join the bake-a-thon and Valli asked some of […]

Cranberry Almond Wedges

The weather in our neck of the woods has been nasty the last couple of days. Tomorrow it is going to be cloudy and the temperatures are going to drop to almost freezing point. There was even snow in the forecast but looks like Mother Nature had some mercy on us. I am glad we […]

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