Showing posts with label Kids n Infant Corner. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kids n Infant Corner. Show all posts

Sunday, November 26, 2017

An Eggless Cinnamon Rolls Recipe Using Tangzhong Method | Breakfast Rolls Recipe From Scratch

I am herewith an egg less version of cinnamon rolls aka breakfast buns. If you are my serious follower then you might know that I usually prepare most of the snacks at home for my kids to take them to school. This is one from that list I make it on and off and I pack it in Ziploc for their morning snack. That's the reason for very

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

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

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Almond Pista Funfetti Kulfi | Mixed Nuts and Cardamom Flavored Party Kulfi

 Despite of the chill weather we enjoy kulfi, icecream and all sorts of frozen desserts in winter too :-). I have first tried this malai kulfi for my kid birthday party last year and the guests liked it very much and due to overcome response i have made this same kulfi for several other occasions as well. I have shared the below stepwise picture 4 in Instagram a few months back but I postponed to share the recipe because of unsatisfied pictures I clicked long time back. Anyways today I thought of sharing it as Holi is around the corner. This Almond Pista Kulfi is something close to Indian Thandai except fennel and pepper flavor. Before entering in to the detailed post i have to mention about the kulfi stick I use, please use the

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

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Tomato Sevai | Thakkali Sandhagai | Tomato Idiyappam Recipe

Thakkali Sandhagai / Tomato Sevai is very popular in Kongu Cuisine. I have mentioned a story about idiyappam/sevai in Authentic Sandhagai Recipe. Also refer the same recipe to make idiyappam/Nool puttu. Once the Idiyappam/white sevai is done you have to add sprinkle few drops oil to it and split them apart, keep aside till you get ready with the tomato masala. Now make a spicy tomato masala or curry then finally add the separated idiyappam/string hoppers. In short this tomato sev is the seasoned mix tomato

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Perfect Cheese Bread Sticks From Scratch | Egg Free Kids Party Appetizer Recipe

It’s quite longtime dream to make bread sticks at home. I didn’t know this is such an easy to make appetizer for parties when you make the dough in bulk. This is such a wonderful finger food which I realized after the first bake. My kids like it very much, it’s better to serve warm and they even love to take them to school. Coming to cheese part you can reduce or add more and the quantity mentioned here

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.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Christmas Shortbread Bites | Eggless Funfetti Shortbread Tidbits | Easy Cookies Recipe

Here comes an easy to make Shortbread bites/cookies recipe that can make around 80 cookies as shown here in 30 minutes of time. The Shortbread bites are an easy peasy snack for school going kids and good holiday recipe as well to treat the guests. These cookies are not even a mess to roll and cut shapes as desired, just score the whole dough in to small bites over the baking tray that’s it. Also the ingredients are simple and no need to add any leavening agent, just butter and flour makes wonder

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

Friday, September 2, 2016

Ammini Kaara Kozhukattai | Seasoned Mini Rice Balls Recipe

Here comes another easy to make recipe for Ganesh Chaturti festival.  Kozhukattais are very famous in south India, especially we make it during Vinayagar/Ganesh Chaturthi Festival. I have lot of sweet and savory kozhukattai recipes in my blog, also today I am sharing a savory mini or ammini kozhukattai recipe. Even beginners can try this recipe without hesitation. Don’t forget to check