• Cornflakes Cookies

    October 5, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Cornflakes Cookies What are Cornflakes Cookies? Cornflakes Cookies as the name suggests are cookies with cornflakes added to the dough. Roughly crushed cornflakes is added to the cookie dough. Its adds a special kind of crunch and it is really tasty. In fact the first time I baked them, my son commented that they taste like popcorn! I use the plain Kelloggs cornflakes. I tried them with the local cornflakes and it lacked the crunch. A good way to use up plain cornflakes. I love dunking these cookies in milk, tea or coffee and yet the crunch is there. First Time I Baked Cornflakes Cookies Kelloggs cornflakes was on offer and I bought the packet or rather packets. After a while hubby declared that…

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  • 159. marble cookies

    August 24, 2012mayurisjikoni

    melts in the mouth I love chocolate so any recipe with chocolate catches my eye and I cannot rest in peace till I have tried out the recipe. I tried this recipe out which must have been in my recipe book for eons. After the first time I baked them, I have made many more batches since for friends and relatives and have had a few orders too. I love the fact that in a single bite you can get both the vanilla and chocolate taste or you can choose which part to bite into first, the chocolate or the vanilla. Ok… am getting to the point, don’t be impatient. Today I am going to share with you a recipe for marbled cookies. MARBLE COOKIES…

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  • 149. fresh coconut cookies

    August 15, 2012mayurisjikoni

    freshness in a nut    The next best aroma besides a fresh loaf baking is fresh coconut toasting or roasting. I love coconut and so obviously love coconut cookies, coconut chocolate, coconut chutney, coconut barfi. I could go on and on. Down at the coastal town of Mombasa we are blessed with an abundance of coconuts throughout the year. These coconut cookies are easy to make once you get past the stage of grating the coconut. I am lucky that Julius does that for me in minutes using the traditional coastal coconut grater.  updated photos : 18/08/2015       FRESH COCONUT COOKIES makes about 16 to 18 ¾ cup plain flour 50g butter ¼ cup sugar ½ cup fresh grated coconut ¼ tsp baking…

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  • Wheat Orange Cookies

    July 13, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Theme : Redo Old Posts BM#81 Week 4 Day 3 I simply love baking. The cookie bug has caught up with me and I have been baking cookies nearly everyday. Don’t get me wrong…. not the same recipe but different recipes which have been in my recipe book for eons. I baked some of the cookies for my relatives in Nairobi and they loved them. So here is the first recipe. Meera, bake these for your family, they are very easy. I have not taken out the cup measurement for the butter as transferring the soft butter to a cup is a messy job. I prefer to use the weighing scales for this. However, if you get 250g butter packets like we do here in…

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  • Kenyan Style Biscuits

    May 11, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #38 RECIPE: KENYAN STYLE BISCUITS What are Kenyan Style Biscuits? How these homemade biscuits got the name Kenyan Style Biscuits or Kenyan Biscuits, I have no idea. The only thing I know is that most Asian homes in East Africa in the 50s to 70s era made them. Most common flavour was from the cardamom powder but some made ginger flavored ones. For me it was when the women of our family spent time together, doing their share in baking these biscuits. Basically flour, sugar, butter, milk and leavening agents are used to make these super delicious biscuits. Memories  When I was growing up, the only biscuits that most Gujarati families in Kenya made were the rolled biscuits. Its only…

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