Showing posts with label Thanksgiving. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Thanksgiving. Show all posts

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

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

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Snowball Cookies | Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

I am wishing you all my dear readers, friends and family members a very happy Christmas. Hope you are having wonderful time with family and friends. Wish Santa brings you gifts/good message tonight, hope for the best, Merry Christmas:-) . Coming to today’s Christmas special recipe

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Easy Christmas Plum Cake | Alcohol Free & No Soak Fruit Cake | Christmas Special

If you didn’t soak fruits for the plum/fruit cake, doesn’t worry here is an easy no soak and alcohol free plum cake recipe to bake and enjoy this Christmas. This is the picture I clicked last year also this is the only recipe I am following since long time. I did pack few times to my mom’s and MIL’s place so here is one picture below to show it. The cakes went as it is as shown in the wrap :-). Chop the fruits and make

Monday, December 14, 2015

Eggless Honeycomb Buns | Beehive Bread | Khaliat al Nahal Recipe from Scratch

Khaliat al Nahal (known by many as Khaliat Nahal) simply means Bee's Hive. The name is due to the bread's resemblance to a honeycomb and for the sweet honey-flavored glaze it use after the bread is out from oven. Also the traditional Honeycomb buns/Beehive Bread  usually filled with cheese and

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Spinach and Vegetable Quiches in Muffin Pan | Crustless Quiche | Savory Muffins

Quiche (/ˈkiːʃ/ keesh) is a savory, open-faced pastry crust with a filling of savory custard with cheese, meat, seafood, and/or vegetables. It is part of French cuisine but popular worldwide and particularly as party food. I made it first time for my daughter's birthday party in last October and after that i made several times for H's thanksgiving potluck at office, so n so. When Swathi asked to try this for October month baking partners challenge, i couldn't post it on time. Since quiche has been turned in to my daughters favorite, i may come with crust based quiche in future. Also I don't want the quiche too eggy

Monday, November 23, 2015

Skillet Chili Cheese Cornbread | Thanksgiving Recipe

I couldn’t post couple of baking partners challenges on right time. Thanksgiving is approaching and when Swathi and Suja came up with skillet bread recipes for this month challenge, I have decided immediately to make the savory version and on time I am posting it :-). This is such a great savory cornbread with chili/capsicum, carrot and cheese mixture. Also I have increased the quantity to fulfill

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Chocolate Whoopie Pies

For this month baking partners challenge Anitha has suggested 2 recipes for whoopie pies, one with pumpkin and other with cocoa. I picked chocolate and this is my first try with whoopie pies. Thanks Swathi for

Monday, August 25, 2014

Eggless Spinach Pesto Filled Flower Shaped Buns | Savory Stuffed Soft Breads

Few days back when Aparna (We Knead To Bake) asked us to choose savory breads with any shape of our own choice for this month bread baking challenge, I googled and was quiet inspired with this flower shaped breads. Recently I made a try with filling of my choice.  My elder one liked it very much and for next

Friday, August 15, 2014

Spinach Cheese Swirls Using Homemade Puff Pastry | Savory Pastry Pin Wheels

This month for baking partners challenge Swathi gave a wonderful opportunity to choose recipes that I wish. Since puff pastry is one that itching my mind for long time, I took this chance and suggested a homemade puff pastry without yeast also I made savory filled pastries using it. I have few puff pastries related old and

Monday, August 11, 2014

Chocolate Stuffed Soft Buns aka Sweet Stuffed Bread Rolls

Though I already have coconut sweet stuffed egg free butter free dinner rolls recipe in my space, its my long time wish to bake chocolate stuffed bread rolls, but sometimes other recipes stand in priority and usually I postpone making the recipes which are in my mind or to do list. When comes as a challenge then

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Petit Pains au Lait | French Milk Bread/ Rolls | Eggless Mini Breads

 Petit Pains au Lait (French), that means small or little milk breads. They may be simple but they are elegant looking and really good. They are a beautiful golden brown on the outside, and almost flaky on the inside because of the way the dough is rolled and shaped. Then they are decorated by cutting through the top with scissors in a manner which results in the beautiful pattern typical of Petit Pains au Lait. This dough is also pretty good to shape into any pattern of your choice. Thanks Aparna (We Knead To Bake), I have learned

Monday, May 19, 2014

Eggless Double Lemon Cheesecake Bars | Egg Free Lemon Cheesecake Squares with Lemon Glaze


I totally inspired by the double lemon cheesecake bars published in Better Homes and Garden Magazine, April 2014 Edition. I adapted the recipe to egg less version. In Summer you get plenty of lemons and this chilled Lemon Cheesecake bars/squares with lemon glaze are apt one to try in this scratching summer. You

Friday, May 9, 2014

Ornamental Cake Roll | Patterned Chocolate Swiss Roll Cake with Whipped Cream Filling Recipe


Mother's Day in the United States is annually held on the second Sunday of May(11th,2014). Many people give gifts, cards, flowers, candy or other treats to their mother on this occasion. I am wishing you all mom's a very happy mother's day. As my mom/amma and I live far away only virtual treat does help to thank her. She loves chocolates, cake and of course ornamentsJ. So here is a mix of all in today’s recipe Ornamental Pattern Choc Roll Cake with Whipped cream filling, perfectly suits right :-). In the days before Mother's Day, my daughter brought from school her hand printed photo frame (below picture) with handmade flower basket

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Eggless Bavaria Dampfnudel | Steamed Sweet Dumpling from Oven | Soft Milk Buns

Bavarian Dumplings made with yeast are one of those great traditional German recipes named Dampfnudel. It is a steam fried dumpling in a small amount of  water or milk, and butter or oil, perhaps with seasoning, then after the dumpling is set, the moisture is gone leaving the butter and you then let it fry in the butter until you have a nice crispy crust on the bottom. They are super delicious and too soft Dumplings/Buns with

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Flaounes | Flaouna | Cypriot Savoury Easter Cheese Pies

April is the month for Easter celebrations, so here comes an Easter bread Flaounes. Flaounes are savoury cheese pies baked for Greek Orthodox Easter, traditionally made on Good Friday, and are part of the fast-breaking meal after Lent when meat and cheese are not eaten. Most of Europe has a tradition of baking rich buttery and eggy sweet breads for Easter and this Easter bread from Cyprus is much the same except that it is savoury. The cheese that is traditionally used in these pies is called “Flaounes” cheese which is cheese that

Monday, March 31, 2014

French Macaroon | Macaron Recipe for Beginners with Troubleshooting Tips

French Macaroon needs more perfection so it is considered as a very challenging recipe in baking world. Last year I tried this French Macaron recipe for Baking Partners Challenge, my first try was miserable failure. I had several reasons for the failure like my oven gaskets were damaged, I don’t have sieve to sift the flour and also I was busy in packing things for vacation. After 3 months of vacation we shifted to new apartment n held with many household works. Till last month I had many sleepless nights thinking about the

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Melon Pan | Japanese Melon Bread Recipe

Today I am sharing the Japanese Melon Pan aka Sweet Bun recipe for We Knead to Bake Bakers Challenge. This Melon Pan (Bread) has 2 layers, inner soft bun layered with crispy outer cookie layer. Their appearance resembles a melon, such as a rock melon (cantaloupe) but they are not traditionally melon flavored. Also this buns are mildly sweetened, you can increase few tablespoon of sugar if you like so. I added only yolks (egg whites i used for French Macaroon, recipe coming soon) to get the yellow melon

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Eggless Strawberry Yogurt Cupcakes | Happy Women's Day

I am happy and proud being a woman and wishing you all my women readers and friends a very happy Women’s day.  85% of Nitha Kitchen fans are women and I am feeling great in posting an eggless Strawberry cupcake recipe on International Women’s Day today, March 8..I baked the cupcakes today and

Monday, January 20, 2014

Kale (Green Leaf) Stuffed Oat Meal Buns | Eggless Dinner Rolls

Kale is a leafy green vegetable (Brassica oleracea) sometimes called borecole. It is related to cabbage, broccoli, collard greens and Brussels sprouts. Kale has received a lot of attention in recent years for its nutritional benefits, particularly it is rich in Omega 3 Fatty acids...Recently I started adding this in our routine