Showing posts with label Baking n Biting. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Baking n Biting. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Homemade Graham Crackers | Eggless Cinnamon Wheat Crackers

http://www.nithaskitchen.com/2017/05/homemade-graham-crackers-eggless.html
Graham crackers or Digestive Biscuits are made from whole wheat flour that has not been sifted. It were originally invented in the early 1800s by a Presbyterian minister by the name of Sylvester Graham, who introduced this and believed that a vegetarian diet attained by home-made whole grain bread made of natural stone ground and coarsely ground whole wheat flour at home keeps people healthy. Later his followers created graham flour, graham crackers, and graham bread in US and marketed; Graham did not invent these products nor profit from them. I have made it few months back for the cheesecake purpose and mentioned it in the recipe HERE, you can check the recipe how I powdered these crackers and made crust or base for cheesecake with step by step pictorial. I have taken

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Perfect Moist and Fluffy Vanilla Funfetti Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

My kids came with little precious gifts for the mother's day (will post the picture later) and hope the same for you all, Wishing you a very Happy Mother's Day :-). Today I am here with a special recipe on this special Day, its Vanilla Funfetti Cupcakes with White chocolate buttercream frosting (added red food color). I have reduced as much sugar I can though they are moist and perfect. These cupcakes are made with High-Ratio Mixing Method ie Two Step or Quick-Mix, it is also called the Two Stage Mixing Method in this way it has perfect tender cupcakes and I am practicing this recipe

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Eggless Black Forest Cake with layers of Hot Chocolate Sponge | A Scratch Recipe with step by step Pictorial For Beginners!

Coming to today’s recipe this eggless chocolate cake is made in a way the cake batter slowly mixed with well boiled aka hot chocolate mixture in batches so the batter gets shiny glossy and have to pour the prepared batter immediately in the cake pan and bake in pre heated oven to get super spongy chocolate cake. I am practicing this method and recipe for a while and its super hit all over. I am going to share some pictures where I have used at the end of the post. Also I used this sponge as a base for Black Forest Cake.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Egg Free Crust Free Mini Veg Quiche From Scratch!

When I posted the egg based quiches in HBG (Home Bakers Guild) Facebook group few has been asking for eggless version of it thru personal message and in the post comment section. I tried the eggless version this week and it came out too good but for a moment I thought of

Friday, April 14, 2017

Easter Basket Cupcakes | Vanilla Yogurt Cupcakes with Chocolate Butter Cream Frosting From Scratch

The Easter is the fun event here and kids enjoy lot with egg hunting and more...Kids were at home last week for spring break so they decided to make something for Easter and they wished to share it with their friends around. I baked the cupcakes and my elder did the piping on cupcakes. My little ones job was to add mini egg chocolates over the frosted cupcakes. Later they went to friends places to drop them. Trust me these cupcakes

Friday, March 31, 2017

No Butter and No Oil Vanilla Sponge Cake From Scratch | Tiramisu Sponge Recipe

If you are not comfortable with beating egg whites separately and fold with the cake mixture do try this method whick beats the whole eggs until fluffy and i was hooked with no butter and no baking powder recipe. I gave it a try few months back by increasing the height of my 6 inch cake pan using parchment. I made 1 and half of the recipe mentioned below and used two cake pans, one 6 inch and another 8 inch cake pan. The 6 inch i used for making tiramisu cake (recipe next week) and 8 inch we had it for tea time snack. This cake is very light, feature like texture and dry since there is no butter and its best for any syrup soaked desserts like cassata, tiramisu etc. It can be soaked with your favorite mixture and layered with cream fillings, covered with fondant, or just eaten on its own, sprinkled with icing sugar. I was impressed

Friday, March 24, 2017

Cardamom Flavored Fluffy and Moist Coconut Cupcakes

Me and my daughter like salads so H wanted to take us to Sweet Tomatoes for a long time. We had time to go last weekend and it predominantly has salad varieties and vegetarian option. As we were enjoying the salad varieties, our lil one who is fond of cakes eyes were totally on the bakery section and he liked these coconut cupcakes to core. He tortured me like 3-4 days

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

An Egg Free Savory Pizza Pinwheels From Scratch | Party Appetizer Recipe

An eggless pizza pinwheels with an easy way of homemade croissant dough and spinach cheese filling which makes wonder in taste. I never fail to make these pizza pinwheels for any parties in my home and it was greately appreciated by everyone who tasted it. I feel it is an easy appetizer, that you can prepare in advance and it just takes 15 minutes to get ready in the oven.  So the post is going to be in detail with the dough and fillign recipes and have given storing tips to make it in advance....These croissant dough is kind of puff pastry with reduced butter and yeast mix, I saw

Friday, March 17, 2017

Whole Wheat Walnut Blueberry Muffins From Scratch

When I get fresh blueberries the first thing comes to my mind is to bake muffins so that my kids have it for morning snack at school. Sometimes I use baking paper so that they feel comfortable while eating. I have few blueberry based bakes especially muffins in my blog will list it out below. Last time when I posted similar muffin recipe in Facebook group few people asked whether they can add dried blueberries..If you get only dried blueberries, yes you can use very well in this recipe instead of fresh ones, in that case please reduce sugar level. For the muffin topping you can use any streusel and here I have used two different topping, one is sprinkling some leftover

Friday, March 3, 2017

Homemade Wheat Fig Bar Recipe with Homemade Puree | A Scratch Recipe

I am a proud mom of two who always feel happy to make homemade healthy snacks for them. Most of the days, I spend more time in kitchen to cook, bake and feed my family with healthy homemade foods. So today’s recipe is one among the healthy category and which is none other than fig bars. Figs has lot of healthy benefits and mainly it is rich in fiber, calcium and iron, you can take fig in any form and this is one best way to feed figs for kids. It's my second attempt in making fig bars at home, so I have shared stepwise pictures from both the attempts. Also I do make fig puree at home ( i feel it is

Monday, February 27, 2017

Mini Cheesecake Bites | Cheesecake Cupcakes with Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

For this year Valentine day I made cheesecakes to finish off the cream cheese box sitting on my fridge for a while. Since it fallen on weekday I prepared them after sending the kids to school and was waiting with this vanilla flavored cheesecakes with love along with some of their favorite lunch menu. My kids know that I make just chocolate hearts so one asked to get green chocolate hearts and another like was towards brown so I made 2 different colors using candy melts. But they were totally surprised to see cheesecake with chocolate hearts waiting over the kitchen counter. We adults too got tempted with this yummy dessert and me gulped several forgetting the

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Easy Pinwheel Cookies | Merry Christmas

Today’s pinwheel cookie post is yet another easy recipe for this holiday with detailed description, so you can try it by looking in to the stepwise pictorial. Here I have used vanilla and chocolate flavors and the choice is yours, you can skip chocolate and add any food color for attractive pinwheel cookies. I have mentioned one egg yolk for bonding purpose but you can skip it and add milk if necessary. I have made two times in the past 1 week for sharing Christmas treats, so I made this same recipe in bulk (as shown below)

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies | Christmas Holiday Cookies

There are lots of Christmas events happening around us. This year I am baking more cookies for several reasons, one main reason is homemade cookie exchange among Teachers happening at my daughter class this week☺. So among few cookies that I have baked, the crinkle cookies is one among it. These cookies are so chocolaty and unlike other baking these has to be out from the oven when the center looks little raw and soft. That's how it will become soft and not dried so much when it cooled completely.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Traditional Pumpkin Pie with homemade pie crust | All from scratch recipe

Its holiday season here, In grocery stores you can find ready to bake pie plates, pumpkin spices, fruit mixes, instant cake mixes, pumpkin puree and lot and lot of baking stuffs in a separate row for this holiday season. For holidays when kids stay at home they always needs something special. On Thanksgiving break their requests was so many, Pumpkin Pie, Turkey, so and so. Kids wish list is always vast they likes to carve Pumpkin, Light/decor the house, needs christmas tree, wants snow so that they can build snowman, the list continues :-). Its hard to fulfill thier needs within a short span of time. I don't have courage

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Ganesh Themed Buttercream Cake with Eggless Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe


Days moving fast for me, kids making me busy all the time, happy in cooking healthy foods to the family and moreover I feel complete when arranging all the food stuffs for their birthday parties. What does a home maker need more than it? This year for my sons 5th birthday when I asked him what he needs for his birthday, initially he asked me do make a superman cake and later he showed interest on Lord Ganesh Cake. You can find his bookcase full of god idols :-) he always makes

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Eggless Almond Sponge Cake Recipe From Scratch

If you are searching for a perfect eggless almond sponge cake recipe then here you go. Here in this recipe the addition of almond meal (powdered almond) enhances the taste of the cake. This almond cake is too soft and spongy with perfect texture. I have seen many recipes with more quantity of condensed milk but

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Eggless Blueberry Oats Muffins | Healthy Breakfast and School Snack Recipe For Kids

Muffins are always my choice when I think about healthier breakfast or school snack for kids. Since my kids are picky in eating raw fruits I prefer fruits added muffins as the best choice for them. I have few blueberry muffin recipes and this is the one I experimented with powdered oats few months ago and it came out really well with the first attempt itself. They are so soft and fluffy in texture with minimal sugar. Also along with oats I use wheat flour (not the atta/chapatti flour) and I assure you that

Friday, July 8, 2016

Strawberry Cupcakes Using Fresh Strawberries From Scratch with Strawberry Buttercream Icing Recipe!

Fresh Strawberries overloaded in both the cupcake batter as well as in frosting!  This is the right season to get strawberries and making healthier bakes is one good way to use fresh strawberries... I made these cupcakes by adding the homemade strawberry puree in the cupcake batter and also added few chopped fresh strawberry bites in to it...Also the frosting has the same prepared strawberry

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Hot Cross Buns | Cherry or Dry Fruits Mixed Soft Buns

Easter's day is fast approaching Hot Cross Buns, recipes related with Carrot, Bunny shaped desserts are much popular for Easter Sunday.  I am planning to take the kids to nearest egg hunt festival on that day. Coming to the Hot Cross Buns recipe, it’s a mix of dry fruits in the soft buns with mild

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Healthy Banana Nut Wheat Muffins | Morning Breakfast Muffins

I bake muffins on weekly basis for kids morning school snack. Healthy muffins are always my choice and today's muffin recipe is fully loaded with Bananas, Apple, Wheat and Powdered nuts (I use Almonds and Walnut mostly, do prefer nuts of your choice). Also coming to egg, i experimented an egg less version and muffins with 2 eggs for this recipe, i found a slight change in muffin texture without egg, so choice is yours...Also please add baking soda and this recipe doesn't need any baking powder