frosting

Wacky cake recipe – vegan chocolate cake – No egg no butter cake recipes

What if you want to bake a cake in a hurry?You dont have eggs at home and cant run to the grocery store now. Are you calorie conscious and dont want to eat a cake because of the butter in it. Try this cake. You can have the cake and eat it too!!! I had seen this recipe a couple of months ago in chef in you website and several other blogs. I had loved the recipe and wanted to try it immediately, but had somehow forgotten it due to other commitments. Later when Usha had posted it last month,…

 

One bowl vanilla cake with chocolate ganache frosting – Easy cake recipes

Hello to all my readers and feels so good to be back to my blog after a while. I had had a surgery some 15 days back and still in the process of recovery. So I have not been cooking and doing anything worthwhile for the last 15 days. But I did read a lot of books, a hobby which has taken a backseat due to the priorities. I had borrowed a couple of books from the library (visited after a long time)a day before surgery knowing that reading was the only thing I could do these days and I…

 

Red velvet cake With tofu frosting – Healthy version- easy bakes

I made this cake for our anniversary few weeks back. As I am trying to do my best to make healthy and low calorie food nowadays, I came up with the idea of baking a healthy red velvet cake for the occasion. Though let me tell you , this is not the usual or original recipe for a red velvet cake where some acidic and basic ingredients are used to get a natural red colour. I just named it that way because the cake looks red in colour.This cake is healthy and of a low calorie to some extent. I…

 

Simple chocolate cake with white roses frosting — Simple Birthday or anniversary cake recipes – Simple frosting ideas

There was a time when I used to bake a lot. I just needed a tiny excuse to bake at the drop of a hat.During the birthdays or anniversaries, I would plan well in advance. But this was not the case for the past two years. I was dying to bake during each occasion. I never managed to do so, and the days just passed by. I baked the white chocolate pound cake few days ago. That gave me an inspiration to bake more goodies in future. One fine day, when I was going through the photos in foodgawker, My…

 

Angry bird cupcakes – Simple cup cake decoration

When I made these chocolate cupcakes and was browsing for simple cupcakes decoration ideas along with my kid, his eyes fell on the angrybird cupcakes at Nithya’s blog and he being a huge fan of angry bird wanted me to make it for him. As I hardly decorate my cakes, I really dont keep enough stuff for frosting. But this one was quite easy, as I had mini oreos and a few M&M’s at hand. I whipped up a simple pink buttercream frosting quickly with the available rose colour . The kid was amazed to see them and really enjoyed…

 

~Devil’s food cake~

I was looking for a nice chocolate cake recipe to bake on my hubby’s birthday and I had bookmarked so many of them and finally shortlisted two of them- one was this and the other was a chocolate mud cake. Finally I settled on devil’s food cake after a lot of confusion as both of them looked just awesome. Anyway,I will make the mud cake next time!!According to wiki, the devil’s cake is a moist ,airy rich chocolate layer cake. Usually cocoa powder is used instead of melted chocolate and is always paired with a chocolate frosting. It also generally…

 

Mango buttermilk pound cake with mango whipped cream frosting

Its very true when Divya said some recipes are really contagious. For instance the dates cake or the zebra cake which were tried and posted by so many bloggers and being done even today. Same goes with mango buttermilk pound cake too. I knew I had to bake this one the minute I saw it. As I said ,we dont get to have enough Indian mangoes here, I was planning to use the store bought tinned mango pulp for this cake. But then even God wanted me to bake the cake with fresh mangoes because we got to buy really…

 

Eggless chocolate cake [using vinegar]

While I hate adding butter to my cakes, I really don’t mind eggs in the cake. So most of the cake recipes [except a few]that has been published here does not require butter.But when I saw the eggless version of chocolate cake few years back here and later on in several different blogs, I was really interested in trying that one. I quite liked the texture when I saw the pictures of it and it looked quite moist too. I wanted to experiment on some egg substitutes and see the difference. Also some readers like their cake to be eggless.So…

 

Hershey’s “perfectly chocolate” chocolate cake

I just adore chocolate cakes and have bookmarked a couple of recipes from various sites waiting for some opportunity to try them out.I bought the Hershey’s cocoa powder a couple of months ago.This recipe was printed on the box and it sounded really awesome.I went ahead with the recipe and we all loved it. I just realised after making this one and this cake recently,that my son is also fond of chocolate cakes. So I am sure to come up with more chocolate cake recipes.You can leave a comment about your most favourite chocolate cake and a link to its…

 

Castle cake – Kid’s easy birthday cake

So here comes the actual much awaited birthday cake. As I am a novice in cake decorating, I wanted a simple and easy cake and something which will make my kid happy too!! I found a variety of castle cakes in the internet and that looked easy as I was able to decide how to create a shape of my own. I made 2 recipes of the basic vanilla cake which yielded- 1.One 9″square and 6″inch round 2. One 8″inch round and a few cup cakes and a loaf(which I did not use in this cake). I placed the 8″round…