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Desserts fulfil everybody’s craving for a sweet-something in the most creative and delightful ways. While desserts and sweets are predominantly served at the end of a meal, some Indian cultures believe in serving the sweet at the beginning, while some world cultures don’t have the concept of a dessert at all, and others like to top off with light fruits instead of rich sweets.
In any case, who can resist pampering themselves with a dessert? So, always pay attention to this course of the meal. Fortunately, this is not a tough challenge because as far as desserts go, we have just too much to choose from! From cakes, cakes, sundaes and ice-creams, to fruit-based desserts, puddings, cheesecakes and Indian mithai, there are endless options.
It is nice to prepare desserts at home rather than buying them from outside because you can customise them to your preferences. This section will help you explore the world of desserts and try your hand at traditional and innovative ones.
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03 Jul 16
Basic Sponge Cake by Tarla Dalal
Oh, can’t imagine life without a basic sponge! Indeed, whether you want to make a simple cake, or an elaborate one for a special occasion, its success depends entirely on the Basic Sponge Cake.
Here is a basic sponge recipe, which uses eggs. Its softness, and the rich flavour of vanilla are v ....
16 Dec 16
Plum Cake, Eggless Plum Cake by Tarla Dalal
is just so incomplete without Plum Cake. In fact, the air is so rich with the smell of Plum Cakes baking in ovens all around the city that everybody wants to have a bite.
For those of you who do not have eggs but have been ....
30 Jan 17
Strawberry Praline Cake by Tarla Dalal
The Strawberry Praline Cake is a heavenly treat of orange-tinged Nice biscuits coated with whipped cream and layered with juicy fresh strawberries and a crunchy powder of mixed nuts chikki. The chikki must be crushed coarsely in order to get the nice crunch, which is typical of pralines.
The mel ....
20 Aug 13
Banana Butterscotch Ice Cream by Tarla Dalal
The mellow sweetness of bananas and the tacky flavour of butterscotch seem to be a match made in heaven, as you will agree after tasting this unique ice-cream. Bananas not only impart a natural, fruity sweetness to the ice-cream, they also improve the creaminess. Together with butterscotch sauce, it ....
20 Aug 13
Butterscotch Ice Cream by Tarla Dalal
Yes, here were tell you how to make the ever-popular Butterscotch Ice-Cream! Loved by kids and adults alike, this rich ice-cream has a mellow flavour balanced wonderfully by the sweet crunch of the crushed praline. The praline, made with cashews and sugar, gives a delectable texture and rich flavour ....
23 Aug 12
Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake Using Eggs ( Cakes and Pastries) by Tarla Dalal
A perfect cake presentation relies on a perfect sponge, and here is how you can achieve such an ideal Rich Chocolate Sponge Cake using Eggs. Anything that is ‘rich’ is incomplete without oodles of butter, cream, curds, or any other dairy goodie. And, in this case, the special touch comes from the ad ....
05 May 16
Chocolate Almond Biscotti, Italian Chocolate Almond Biscotti by Tarla Dalal
Biscotti is a special type of Italian
almond biscuit that is baked twice to get a unique texture that is dry and crunchy.
The Italian Chocolate Almond Biscotti is an all-time favourite variant where the appeal of almonds is augmented by the charm of cocoa. ....
27 Jun 16
Chocolate Brownie in An Oven, Eggless Chocolate Brownie by Tarla Dalal
Add some fun to an empty day, with these delectable Chocolate Brownies. Cooked in an oven, these eggless brownies have the best possible texture and the most intense flavour, thanks to the effective combination of dark chocolate and condensed milk.
Butter and curds together soften the brownies, ....
19 Feb 16
Fatless Sponge Cake by Tarla Dalal
However many types of sponges you might have tried, you are sure to agree that there is nothing as versatile as the vanilla sponge cake! With its mellow but aesthetic flavour and melt-in-the-mouth texture, the vanilla sponge cake lends itself to many fantastic creations.
Whether you give it a ....
22 Jun 17
Vanilla Cupcakes by Tarla Dalal
Somehow, the word ‘vanilla’ has been misused in the English language as an expression that means plain or ordinary, but ask any cake lover and they will swear by the versatility of vanilla!
Indeed, be it a sponge or a cupcake, the vanilla flavoured one is the most exciting and useful of all, bec ....
28 May 16
Chocolate and Butter Biscuits by Tarla Dalal
These melt-in-the-mouth biscuits are loaded with butter and cocoa, two potent ingredients that have the power to transform any food into an irresistible treat. You will find that the butter not only gives this biscuit a fabulous texture but also a rich flavour, notably buttery.
A dash of vanil ....
14 Jun 11
Nutty Flapjacks by Tarla Dalal
A mouth-watering snack made of oats, nuts and raisins, these nutty flapjacks are rich in iron and fibre. Get the proportions right and there is nothing more to it – simply place it in the oven, sit back and breathe in the rich aroma. Although brown sugar gives the best flavour and texture, you can u ....
20 Aug 13
Chocolate Ice- Cream by Tarla Dalal
Made with an ideal mix of fresh cream and milk, this will be the best Chocolate Ice-Cream you have ever tasted. So fantastic that you would consider it much better than even store-bought ice-cream. The lingering taste of dark chocolate laced with hints of vanilla is truly memorable, and will remain ....
10 Dec 15
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