17 mars 2014

Fig Muffins

Fig Muffins Ingredients (12 muffins)250g fig pasteHalf cup water125g butter2 eggs150g sugar200g flourA pinch of salt 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp cinnamon powderAlmond flakes for toppingMethod Preheat oven to 180°C.Cut fig paste into cubes. Boil water along with fig cubes.Mix well & make a paste.Remove from fire & then add chopped butter, sugar & salt.In a bowl beat eggs. Add beaten egg to the date mixture & mix well.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.If... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2014

White Chocolate Muffins with Praline

White Chocolate Muffins with Praline Ingredients (12 muffins)300g flour100g praline powder200g white chocolate150g butter100ml milk90g sugarA pinch of salt 2 eggs 1 tsp baking powder Almond flakes for toppingMethodPreheat oven to 180°C.Break the chocolate bar & add 2 tbsp water.Melt in microwave oven 2 mn.Cream together the butter, sugar & salt.In a bowl beat eggs. Add beaten egg & mix well.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake mixture.Then add praline powder along with milk... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2013

X'mas Tree Muffins

YogurtMuffins Ingredients  125g yogurt Flour - 3 yogurt containers Sugar - 2 yogurt containers Butter / Veg oil - 1/2 yogurt container  2 tsp baking powder  A pinch of salt 1 tsp vanilla essence  3 eggs*Butter Icing* 200g icing sugar 100g butter1/2 tsp vanilla essence(optional)Green food colour & SmartiesMethodPreheat the oven to 180°C. Cream together the butter, sugar, yogurt & salt on medium speed with a paddle attachment. Add beaten eggs. Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2013

Nankatta - Indian Butter Biscuits

Nankatta Ingredients (20 biscuits)200 g flour75g milk powder75 g icing sugar75g butter1/4 tsp cardomom powder 1 tsp baking powder  A pinch of saltMethod Sieve the flour and baking powder together. Add chopped butter & icing sugar to the flour.With the fingers rub them to get a crumb mixture.Add cardomom powder & a pinch of salt.Cover & keep in the refrigerator for an hour. Make small balls, flatten & arrange on a baking tray.  Bake for 12 - 15 mn until risen.
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13 décembre 2013

Spicy Muffins with Orange

Spicy Muffins with OrangeIngredients (10 muffins)137g  flour20g butter25g sugar100 ml honey2tbsp orange marmaladeA pinch of salt An egg (beaten)50 ml orange juice1/2 tsp orange zest 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp quatre épices(pepper+cloves+cinnamon+nutmeg)A pinch of cardomomA pinch of dried ginger powder* To glaze*1  tbsp icing sugar1 tbsp marmelade 2 tbsp waterMethodRemove the zest of  an orange with a a grater.Avoid the white pith of the orange which gives a bitter taste to the muffins.... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2013

Spicy Cheese Scones

Spicy Cheese SconesIngredients (12 scones)270 g flour70g grated Emmentel cheese1 tbsp thick cream 1 tsp baking powder  2eggs + an yolk60g butter 2 shallots (finely chopped) A piece of ginger (finely chopped) 1 red chilli (finely chopped) Curry leaves (finely chopped) 1 tsp cumin seeds Salt to tasteOil for fryingMethod Preheat oven to 180°C.Fry chopped shallots to light golden brown;Add chopped ginger, chilli, fennel seeds & curry leaves. Remove from fire & keep aside.Sieve the flour and baking powder together.... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2013

Shortbread Brownies

Brownies with Shortbread Crust Ingredients * For Shortbread crust*100g flour 30g sugar 60g butter A pinch of salt* For Brownie *2 eggs 120g black chocolate1 tbsp water 120g sugar80g butter80g flour1/2 tsp cinnamon powder  MethodMix the short bread ingredients & keep aside for 15 mn.Break the chocolate bar & add a tbsp water. Melt in microwave oven 2 mn. Add butter & mix well. In another bowl beat eggs & sugar. Sieve the flour&  fold into the cake mixture. Add cinnamon powder & mix well.... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2013

Ghribia - Tunisian Chickpea Cookies

GhribiaIngredients 250g gram flour80g flour100g icing sugar150g butterA pinch of salt1/2 tsp cinnamon powderPeanuts for decorationMethodMelt butter & keep aside.Sieve both the flours.Add icing sugar & mix well.Then add melted butter & cinnamon powder;Mix well & make a stiff ball. Cover the bowl with plastic film & keep in the fridge for 30mn.Make marble sized balls & arrange on a baking tray.Decorate with peanuts.Pre-heat oven to 180°C. Bake cookies for 15-20mn.Leave aside to cool & then... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2013

Citrus muffins

Citrus MuffinsIngredients (12 muffins)200g flour120g butter120g sugarA pnich of salt 3 eggs Zest & juice of one lemon1 tbsp black poppy seeds (optional)1 tsp baking powder Almond flakes for toppingMethodRemove the zest of  a lemon using a grater.Avoid the white pith of the lemon which gives a bitter taste to the muffins. Preheat oven to 180°C.In a bowl beat eggs. Cream together the butter, sugar & salt .Add beaten egg & mix well.Sieve the flour and baking powder together and fold into the cake... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2013

Mediterranean Muffins

Mediterranean MuffinsIngredients (12 muffins)1/4 red bell pepper (diced)1/4 yellow bell pepper (diced)1/4 green bell pepper ( chopped)2 thyme branches2 tbsp olive oil 2 shallots (finely chopped) A green chilli(finely chopped)2 garlic cloves(finely chopped)1 tbsp tomato purée***250 g flour 100g grated Emmentel cheese / any goat cheeseChopped olives(optional)  1 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp olive oil 2eggs 100ml milk1 tsp dried Mediterranean herbsPine nuts (pignon de pin)  Salt to... [Lire la suite]
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