Apple Bread /Loaf

Apple Bread

Apple Bread /Loaf

1 ½ cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon powder
½ tsp nutmeg powder
½ tsp salt
¾ cup -1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
¼ cup oil
¼ cup buttermilk
1 apple

Skin and grate the apple.
Mix flour, baking soda, nutmeg and cinnamon powder and salt in a bowl.
Whisk, brown sugar, buttermilk, oil, eggs, and apples in a large bowl,
Mix in dry ingredients, stirring just until combined
Pour the batter into a parchment lined loaf pan and bake in a preheated oven at 160 degree Celsius for 35-40 mins or until a toothpick comes out dry.
Cool on a wire rack.
Slice and serve.


Easy Eggless Biscuit Pudding

Biscuit Pudding

Easy Eggless Biscuit Pudding
5-6 serving

1 pack tea biscuits (I used 25 marie biscuits)
1 cup whipping cream
4-5 tbsp condensed milk
1 cup warm water
1 tbsp coffee powder

Stir coffee powder in water in a shallow bowl. Let it cool.
Whip the cream and fold in condensed milk.
Take a square or round glass bowl which can accommodate 6-7 biscuits without too much overlapping.
Dip biscuits in coffee and layer in the bowl. Spread few tablespoons of whipped cream to form a thin layer.
Repeat the process to complete at least 4 layers. Ensure top is covered completely with whipped cream.
Chill in refrigerator for few hours or overnight.
Decorate with grated chocolate or dust with cocoa powder.
Slice and serve.

Healthy Banana Ice cream with dark chocolate

Healthy Banana Icecream with dark chocolate

Healthy Banana Ice cream with dark chocolate

2 ripe bananas
3-4 dates (optional)
3 tbsp dark chocolate bits

Peel and chop bananas into big chunks and keep in the freezer till its almost frozen.
Blend bananas along with dates.
When its nicely smooth, add chocolate bits and mix with a spoon.
Transfer to a freezer bowl and freeze till set.
Enjoy guilt free ice cream whenever you feel like it!

If the bananas are overripe, no need to add sugar, otherwise add powdered sugar as per taste.
Take out of freezer few minutes before you plan to serve.

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Apricot and Pistachio Biscotti

Apricot Pistachio Biscotti
Apricot and pistachio biscotti

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ tsp baking powder
¼ cup sugar (for more sweetness add ½ cup)
2 large eggs
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp vanilla essence
½ tsp grated nutmeg (or cardamom powder)
½ cup pistachios
¾ cup chopped dry apricots

Whisk flour, baking powder and nutmeg powder.
Add chopped apricots and whole pistachios in a small bowl. Add 1tbsp flour and mix so that apricot pieces are no longer sticking to each other.
In another bowl, whisk eggs, oil, sugar and vanilla essence.
Add flour mixture and stir until lumpy.
Now use your fingers to make sticky dough. Add apricots and nuts and mix well.
If the mixture is too dry, just wet your hands with water and knead lightly.
Make into a log and place on a parchment lined baking tray.
Bake for 25-30 mins until the tops are firm and edges start to brown.
Take out of oven and cool on a wire rack for 15 mins.
Transfer to a cutting board and using a very sharp knife or a bread knife cut ½ “or ¾” thick slices. You can cut straight or diagonal.
Place the slices back on the baking tray and bake for 15 mins. (Either make them stand or place on one side and turn to other side after 10 mins).
Cool on a wire rack and store in an airtight container.

Fluffy Buttermilk Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffin

Fluffy Buttermilk Blueberry Muffins

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 ½ tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
¾ cup sugar
¼ tsp salt
1 cup buttermilk
2 tsp vanilla essence
2 eggs
½ cup oil
1 -1 ½ cup blueberries

Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, sugar and salt in a large bowl.
In another bowl, whisk eggs lightly. Add vanilla, buttermilk and oil and whisk well.
Add wet to dry and mix with the whisk just until combined.
Fold in blueberries.
Fill batter into muffin liners almost to the top and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree Celsius for 25-30 mins or until the top becomes golden brown.
Cool on wire rack and serve warm or cold.

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