• Jam Thumbprint Cookies

    December 6, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Event: Foodies_Redoing Old Posts Recipe: Jam Thumbprint Cookies – Egg Free Jam Thumbprint Cookies are made from the basic shortbread recipe, indented and filled with a jam of your choice. These cookies are so easy to make, egg free, attractive and super delicious. Watch the video for the vegan version. The ingredients remain the same except that I have replaced the butter with vegan Becel or Flora. A Sweet Treat When I was staying in Bangalore with my daughter, we were hooked onto the JimJam cookies for a while. Though sickly sweet, it was like a treat for us. Just as well they made small packages otherwise can’t imagine how many we would have gobbled. A little bit of jam appeared on top of the…

     
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  • Eggless Banana Walnut Bread

    November 20, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Recipe: Eggless Banana Walnut Bread Eggless Banana Walnut Bread is so easy to make and an excellent way to use up over ripe bananas. Besides that, the eggless version turns out super soft just like the one with eggs. I bake banana bread often as I can make it slightly different every time. Changes the nuts, add other dry fruits like raisins, cranberries, blueberries. Skip chocolate chips or add more. Add some cocoa powder to the batter.   A Bit About Eggless Banana Walnut Bread An easy peasy recipe, it is all about mixing the wet and dry ingredients and baking it. Sometimes I use plain flour but mostly prefer using wheat flour. Did you know that mashed banana especially the ripe ones are a…

     
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  • 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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  • Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

    July 26, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins – eggfree Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins are eggfree, easy to make, soft, moist and fluffy. Filled with mashed banana, walnuts and chocolate chips, these muffins can be enjoyed as sweet breakfast or as a tea time treat. How about enjoying them as dessert with a scoop of ice cream? Best part is that these muffins are made using wholewheat flour and oil. First published on 26/07/2012, updated on 13/11/2021 Use Up The Over Ripe Banana And best part, an excellent way to use up over ripe banana. You need only one to make 9 medium size muffins. The more ripe the banana, the less sugar you will need. Hubby being diabetic, liked these muffins as they are not too sweet. Feel…

     
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  • Vegetable Baked Pasta

    July 18, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #45 RECIPE: VEGETABLE BAKED PASTA Vegetable Baked Pasta Vegetable Baked Pasta loaded with vegetables,is cheesy, creamy and simply irresistible. It is totally comfort food for my family. In fact I prepare Vegetable Baked Pasta every fortnight. The vegetables vary but the sauces remain the same. This pasta dish is a version of the traditional Italian dish called PASTA AL FORNO. For Pasta Al Forno pasta is boiled about 3-4 minutes less than instructed on the packet. The pasta is then mixed or layered in a baking dish with a meaty sauce. The meat used varies from Italian sausage to minced meat. Then it is baked. In Italian the word ‘Al Forno” means to the oven, meaning baked. For my version of…

     
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  • Eggless Chocolate Cake

    June 21, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Eggless Chocolate Cake This eggless chocolate is my no fail cake recipe and I’ve been baking it for a very long time. I mostly get requests to bake an eggless cake for parties, for religious gatherings and for tea time. Whenever we have guests coming home for tea of dinner, I get requests to bake an eggless cake. I’ve tried the condensed milk one, even ones with flax egg but I prefer to make this recipe with yogurt. The yogurt makes the cake crumb soft and melt in the mouth kind. People cannot believe that this cake is without eggs. A Century – my 100th Recipe Cannot believe that I’ve actually posted 99 recipes. Wow! Most of my family members thought that I would give…

     
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  • Egg Free Carrot Muffins

    May 14, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EGG FREE CARROT MUFFINS Egg free Carrot Muffins are so easy to make, soft and delicious with orange flavour. Addition of plain yogurt makes the muffins soft and spongy. No one will believe that these muffins are made without any eggs. Adding fresh orange juice and zest makes them even more tastier. This recipe is pretty versatile where you can replace the flour, fat, flavour, liquid, spice and the raisins to make it into what your family loves. And these muffins are not overtly sweet. Adding the frosting is totally optional. Memories Happy Birthday my dear friend Daxa. I always try and bake a cake, cupcakes or muffins for my bestie’s birthday. She is not much into baking so my baked goodies are always make…

     
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  • Eggless Mango Coconut Muffins

    January 3, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Eggless Mango Coconut Muffins Have you ever tried baking cakes or muffins with fresh mango? You can use ripe mango puree, chopped mangoes or both. For this recipe I use both as you want a burst of mango flavour with each bite.   What is a Mango? Mango is a juicy stone fruit (drupe). Yes, though we all say mango seed, its actually called a stone. Undoubtedly India is the world’s biggest supplier of mangoes. Having said that, a visit to Carrefour in Dubai (my first visit to UAE), I was totally baffled at the variety of fruits that were sold. When we came to the mango side, you name the variety and it was there. Sitting pretty at the far end were apple mangoes…

     
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