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White Bread Recipe – Basic White Yeast Bread – eggless white bread

White Bread Recipe – Basic White Yeast Bread – eggless white bread

Soft and puffy white breads are found in almost every household . A common food on our menu . Many people prefer eating homemade and fresh  white bread rather than buying out from market. You can make this bread very easily. Make it and prepare sanwiches and many other innovative dishes out of it.

Here is an easy recipe with pictures to make white bread. Slice the bread and use it to make sandwiches or any other dish. You can also pack it in your kids lunch box. I am sure they will relish it.

Directions

Making:

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and make a small well at the centre. Put sugar, salt, instant dry active yeast and oil in the well and mix everything thoroughly. Now add milk in the flour as well and mix nicely.white bread

Then add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough as required for making chapatti. Knead the dough continuously for 4 to 5 minutes until it becomes smooth. More than ½ cup of water is used to knead this much amount of flour.

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Evenly grease a bowl with some oil and put the dough in it. Apply some oil on the dough as well then cover and keep it aside for 20 minutes to set.

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20 to 25 minutes later, dough will get fermented. There is no need to punch the dough after fermentation as we have used instant dry active yeast. Put the dough in the greased tray and spread it evenly.

white bread Apply some oil all over the dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 2 hours in warm place. 2 hours later, dough will become puffy and it will be ready to bake as well.

white bread

Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade then bake the bread for 25 minutes at 200 degree centigrade. 25 minutes later, bread will get baked aptly. White bread is ready, take out the bread and place it on wire rack for 15 minutes so that it cools down completely.

white bread Serving:

Slice the bread and use it to make sandwiches or any other dish.white bread

White Bread Recipe - Basic White Yeast Bread - eggless white breadwhite bread
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Recipe type: main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2.5 cups
  • Milk – ⅓ cup
  • Oil/butter – 2 tbsp
  • Instant dry active yeast – 1 tsp
  • Salt – more than ½ tsp or to taste
  • Sugar – 2 tsp
Instructions
  1. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and make a small well at the centre. Put sugar, salt, instant dry active yeast and oil in the well and mix everything thoroughly. Now add milk in the flour as well and mix nicely.
  2. Then add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough as required for making chapatti. Knead the dough continuously for 4 to 5 minutes until it becomes smooth. More than ½ cup of water is used to knead this much amount of flour.
  3. Evenly grease a bowl with some oil and put the dough in it. Apply some oil on the dough as well then cover and keep it aside for 20 minutes to set.
  4. to 25 minutes later, dough will get fermented. There is no need to punch the dough after fermentation as we have used instant dry active yeast. Put the dough in the greased tray and spread it evenly.
  5. Apply some oil all over the dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 2 hours in warm place. 2 hours later, dough will become puffy and it will be ready to bake as well.
  6. Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade then bake the bread for 25 minutes at 200 degree centigrade. 25 minutes later, bread will get baked aptly. White bread is ready, take out the bread and place it on wire rack for 15 minutes so that it cools down completely.
  7. Slice the bread and use it to make sandwiches or any other dish.

 

 

Pizza Sauce Recipe | Homemade Pizza Sauce

Pizza Sauce Recipe | Homemade Pizza Sauce

Pizza is complete with tangy and  tasty pizza sauce. What better than making it at home rather than buying it out from the market. Making Pizza sauce is really easy and you can use it on any of your pizza and satisfy your hunger pangs. I am sure both kids and adults will relish its amazing test.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to make Pizza sauce. Apply this mouth-drooling and luscious pizza sauce on any pizza base and make delicious pizzas that will surprise everyone. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Place a vessel on flame and pour 3-4 cups of water in to. When the water starts boiling, cross cut the skin of tomatoes from top and put them into the water. Cover the vessel and cook the tomatoes for 2 minutes after the water starts boiling again.pizza sauce

After 2 minutes, tomatoes will get boiled aptly. Turn off the flame and transfer the tomatoes in a bowl. Once the tomatoes cools down, peel out their skin and keep them aside.

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Chop 4 tomatoes into rough pieces and put the directly in a mixer jar. Grind them into fine paste. Finely chop rest of the tomatoes.

pizza sauce Making:

Heat a pan and pour oil in it. When the oil gets heated, add chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, black pepper powder, fennel powder and sugar into the pan. Mix everything really well and cook until sauce becomes thick in consistency.

pizza sauce

Sauce is getting thick , finely chop the basil leaves and add it to the sauce. Again cook the sauce until it become thick.

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Sauce has turned thick in consistency, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl. Pizza sauce is now ready.

pizza sauce Serving:

Apply this mouth-drooling and luscious pizza sauce on pizza base and make delicious pizzas. Enjoy!

  • Suggestion

    If you want to add onion then finely chop an onion and saute it in hot oil until it becomes light pink in colour. Afterward, make the sauce in same manner.

Pizza Sauce Recipe | Homemade Pizza Saucepizza sauce
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Recipe type: misscelaneous
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Tomatoes – 7 (500 grams)
  • Olive oil – 4 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder - ¼ tsp
  • Fennel powder - ½ tsp
  • Basil leaves – 10-12
  • Sugar – 2 tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp
Instructions
  1. Place a vessel on flame and pour 3-4 cups of water in to. When the water starts boiling, cross cut the skin of tomatoes from top and put them into the water. Cover the vessel and cook the tomatoes for 2 minutes after the water starts boiling again.
  2. After 2 minutes, tomatoes will get boiled aptly. Turn off the flame and transfer the tomatoes in a bowl. Once the tomatoes cools down, peel out their skin and keep them aside.
  3. Chop 4 tomatoes into rough pieces and put the directly in a mixer jar. Grind them into fine paste. Finely chop rest of the tomatoes.
  4. Heat a pan and pour oil in it. When the oil gets heated, add chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, black pepper powder, fennel powder and sugar into the pan. Mix everything really well and cook until sauce becomes thick in consistency.
  5. Sauce is getting thick , finely chop the basil leaves and add it to the sauce. Again cook the sauce until it become thick.
  6. Sauce has turned thick in consistency, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl. Pizza sauce is now ready.
  7. Apply this mouth-drooling and luscious pizza sauce on pizza base and make delicious pizzas. Enjoy!

 

 

Instant Rava Toast Recipe – Crispy Veg Suji Bread Toast – Semolina Veg Toast

Instant Rava Toast Recipe – Crispy Veg Suji Bread Toast – Semolina Veg Toast

Rava Toast with your favorite green chutney and a tea party with friends is like bliss . This crispy and crunchy toast takes very less of time to prepare and is very scrumptious to eat. I am sure everyone will relish eating this amazing snack of crispy Veg suji bread toast. The rava in the Rava toast recipe gives it a grainy texture and a crunchy feel to it. You couldn’t surely resist to munch on it.

Here is an easy step by step recipe with pictures to make crispy Instant Rava toast.  Cut and serve these Crunchy Rava Toast with green coriander chutney, tomato sauce or with any chutney of your choice and have a delightful snack time. 

Direction: 

Making :

To make rava toast start with preparing the batter with semolina, curd and veggies. Take 1/2  cup Semolina in a big bowl, and add 1/ 2 cup curd to it. Mix till all of it mixes well. Aso add 1 finely chopped green chili with its seeds removed so that it becomes less spicy. Then add less than 1/2 inch of finely chopped ginger add it and then add 1/2 tsp salt. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped tomatoes, 2 tbsp finely chopped capsicum, 2 tsp green coriander and mix all the ingredients well to make the batter. Keep the batter aside for 5 minutes.  rava toast

 

Batter is ready. Now take 6 slices of bread. Then spread batter over the bread. Put 1 to 2 spoons of batter over the bread and spread it evenly. Bread is ready and batter is spread over it. We have spread batter over 2 breads to make toast. Likewise prepare the rest of the toasts.rava toast

 

Put the girdle on flame to heat for roasting the breads. Spread the ghee over the girdle and grease it and let the girdle heat for a while. Make sure you heat the girdle to medium heat and keep the flame medium low. Put the bread on the girdle to roast. Roast the bread till it golden brown from below. The side with the paste/ batter should be downward. Meanwhile spread the batter over the other slices as well.rava toast

 

Breads are golden brown from below. Flip them and roast them till golden brown on other side as well. Spread a little ghee on the other side too. Move the toast a bit so as to roast it evenly from below. Meanwhile also check the toast by flipping it so that it doesn’t burn and let it roast till golden brown on the other side as well. Bread is golden brown from below as well.rava toast

 

Serving :

Crispy and tempting Rava toast is ready. Take it out from the girdle. It took 6 to 7  minutes to roast the Rava toast at once. To serve the yummy Rava toast, you can cut and serve them. You can serve rava toast with green coriander chutney, tomato sauce or with any chutney of your choice.rava toast

 

Suggestion:

  • You can take white or brown bread as desired.
  • If desired you can make the toast without ghee as well.
  • You can them in half vertically if desired and serve it.

 

Instant Rava Toast Recipe - Crispy Veg Suji Bread Toast - Semolina Veg Toastrava toast
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Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • White bread – 6 slice
  • Semolina – ½ cup ( 75 gms)
  • Curd – 1/ 2 cup
  • Tomato – 2 tbsp ( finely chopped )
  • Green Capsicum – 2 tbsp ( finely chopped)
  • Green Coriander - 2 tbsp ( finely chopped)
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Green chili – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Ginger – ½ inch (finely chopped)
  • Salt- ½ tsp
Instructions
  1. To make rava toast start with preparing the batter with semolina, curd and veggies. Take ½ cup Semolina in a big bowl, and add 1/ 2 cup curd to it. Mix till all of it mixes well. Aso add 1 finely chopped green chili with its seeds removed so that it becomes less spicy. Then add less than ½ inch of finely chopped ginger add it and then add ½ tsp salt. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped tomatoes, 2 tbsp finely chopped capsicum, 2 tsp green coriander and mix all the ingredients well to make the batter. Keep the batter aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Batter is ready. Now take 6 slices of bread. Then spread batter over the bread. Put 1 to 2 spoons of batter over the bread and spread it evenly. Bread is ready and batter is spread over it. We have spread batter over 2 breads to make toast. Likewise prepare the rest of the toasts.
  3. Put the girdle on flame to heat for roasting the breads. Spread the ghee over the girdle and grease it and let the girdle heat for a while. Make sure you heat the girdle to medium heat and keep the flame medium low. Put the bread on the girdle to roast. Roast the bread till it golden brown from below. The side with the paste/ batter should be downward. Meanwhile spread the batter over the other slices as well.
  4. Breads are golden brown from below. Flip them and roast them till golden brown on other side as well. Spread a little ghee on the other side too. Move the toast a bit so as to roast it evenly from below. Meanwhile also check the toast by flipping it so that it doesn’t burn and let it roast till golden brown on the other side as well. Bread is golden brown from below as well.
  5. Crispy and tempting Rava toast is ready. Take it out from the girdle. It took 6 to 7 minutes to roast the Rava toast at once. To serve the yummy Rava toast, you can cut and serve them. You can serve rava toast with green coriander chutney, tomato sauce or with any chutney of your choice.

 

How to Make Pizza Without Yeast – Easy No yeast Pizza Recipe

How to Make Pizza Without Yeast – Easy No yeast Pizza Recipe

Now you can make an Easy no yeast pizza with very less efforts. The ultimate question of How to make pizza without yeast has now been solved. Yeast is used as a leavening agent in baked recipes but now you can make pizza without it too. I am sure kids will relish eating their favorite pizza and will finish it in no time.

Here is an easy step by step recipe with pictures to make yummy and easy no yeast pizza  and surprise everyone. Serve this tempting and cheesy pizza without yeast steaming hot along with tomato sauce or green coriander chutney. You can also use paneer, mushrooms, onion, tomato, baby corn as pizza topping if desired.  Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:
Evenly grease a baking tray with some oil.

No yeast pizza
Grate the mozzarella cheese manually with a grater in a bowl.

No yeast pizzaMaking:

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add curd, sugar, baking soda, salt and 2 tsp olive oil into it. You can use any other cooking oil instead of olive oil. Mix all the ingredients really well.

No yeast pizza

Now add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough. Grease the hand with some oil and knead the dough until it gets smooth. Dough is ready, less than ¼ cup of water is used to knead the dough.

No yeast pizza

Place the dough on the greased baking tray and flatten it into 1/3 cm thick pizza with fingers or rolling pin.

No yeast pizza

Now spread some oil on the pizza base then cover it with thin layer of pizza sauce.

No yeast pizza

Arrange the capsicum chunks at particular distance on the pizza base then place the olives in-between the capsicum chunks.

No yeast pizza

After that, put the sweet corns on the pizza base then spread the grated mozzarella on it.

No yeast pizza

Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade then place the pizza inside the oven and bake it for 12 minutes on 200 degree centigrade. Bake the pizza on convection mode of microwave. Check later.

No yeast pizza
12 minutes are over, take out the tray. Pizza is not baked yet so place it inside the oven and bake it for 2 minutes more. After 2 minutes, take out the tray. Pizza has turned golden brown from the edges, it is baked aptly. Pizza without yeast is now ready to serve. It took 14 minutes to bake the pizza.

No yeast pizzaServing:
Sprinkle the oregano and crushed black pepper on the pizza and cut it into wedges. You can sprinkle some red chilly flakes on it as well. Serve this tempting and cheesy pizza without yeast steaming hot along with tomato sauce or green coriander chutney. Enjoy!

No yeast pizzaSuggestion

  • You can use paneer, mushrooms, onion, tomato, baby corn or whatever you like for pizza topping.

How to Make Pizza Without Yeast - Easy No yeast Pizza Recipehow to make no yeast pizza
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Recipe type: Baking
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1 cup
  • Olive oil – 2 tbsp
  • Curd – 2 tbsp
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Sugar - ½ tsp
  • Salt - ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Mozzarella cheese – 2x2 inch piece
  • Capsicum – 8-10 pieces (½ - ¾ inch pieces)
  • Olive – 1 tbsp (preserved)
  • Pizza sauce – 2 tbsp
  • Oregano - ¼ tsp
  • Black pepper - ¼ tsp (crushed)
  • Sweet corns – 1 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Evenly grease a baking tray with some oil.
  2. Grate the mozzarella cheese manually with a grater in a bowl.
  3. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add curd, sugar, baking soda, salt and 2 tsp olive oil into it. You can use any other cooking oil instead of olive oil. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  4. Now add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough. Grease the hand with some oil and knead the dough until it gets smooth. Dough is ready, less than ¼ cup of water is used to knead the dough.
  5. Place the dough on the greased baking tray and flatten it into ⅓ cm thick pizza with fingers or rolling pin.
  6. Now spread some oil on the pizza base then cover it with thin layer of pizza sauce.
  7. Arrange the capsicum chunks at particular distance on the pizza base then place the olives in-between the capsicum chunks.
  8. After that, put the sweet corns on the pizza base then spread the grated mozzarella on it.
  9. Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade then place the pizza inside the oven and bake it for 12 minutes on 200 degree centigrade. Bake the pizza on convection mode of microwave. Check later.
  10. minutes are over, take out the tray. Pizza is not baked yet so place it inside the oven and bake it for 2 minutes more. After 2 minutes, take out the tray. Pizza has turned golden brown from the edges, it is baked aptly. Pizza without yeast is now ready to serve. It took 14 minutes to bake the pizza.
  11. Sprinkle the oregano and crushed black pepper on the pizza and cut it into wedges. You can sprinkle some red chilly flakes on it as well. Serve this tempting and cheesy pizza without yeast steaming hot along with tomato sauce or green coriander chutney. Enjoy!

 

Pizza Packets Recipe – Pizza Pockets Recipe

Pizza Packets Recipe – Pizza Pockets Recipe

Pizza  packets have always been a favorite among kids and youngsters. You can make a little innovation while making these and surprise the kids with yummy Pizza pockets. These lip smacking pockets are yummy and will surely satisfy all hunger pangs. You can pack it it an kids lunch box or pack it while on a picnics.

Here is an easy step by step recipe to make every kids favorite Pizza pocket. Cut these lip-smacking and finger-licking pizza pockets and serve them steaming hot along with  tomato sauce or kasundi. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Evenly grease a baking tray with some oil.

Pizza pocketsMaking:

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add sugar, salt, instant dry active yeast and olive oil into it. Mix all the ingredients really well. Now add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough. Knead the dough for 5-6 minutes continuously to make it smooth. ¾ cup of water is used to knead this much quantity of flour. Grease the dough and bowl with some oil then cover and keep the dough aside for 2 hours to ferment.

Pizza pockets

2 hours are over, dough has fermented. Slightly punch the dough and divide it into 3 equal portions. Smoothen each dough lump and keep them aside in a bowl.

Pizza pockets

For stuffing, place a pan on flame and pour olive oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add french beans into it and saute it for a minute. Then add the sweet corns into it and cook it for 30 seconds.

Pizza pockets

Add the capsicum, cabbage, black pepper powder and salt into the veggies. Stir to mix everything really well for a minute. Don’t overcook the veggies, keep them crunchy. Stuffing is now ready, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl.

Pizza pocketsTo make pizza pockets, take a dough lump and dust it with some dry flour. Place it on the rolling board and roll it out into ¼ cm thick base. Evenly apply a thin layer of pizza sauce on it, leaving ½ cm space from corners.

Pizza pockets

Put some stuffing on the base and then grate some mozzarella cheese on the stuffing.

Pizza pockets

After that, lift the dough from one side and close the stuffing. Seal the edges nicely and place it on the greased baking tray.

Pizza pockets

Roll out another dough lump into square shape and evenly apply a thin layer of pizza sauce on it, leaving ½ cm space from corners. Then layer it with the stuffing and mozzarella cheese. Cover the stuffing nicely and place it on the greased baking tray. Similarly, stuff the other dough lump as well. After that, cover the baking tray with a cloth or napkin paper and keep the pizza pockets aside for 30 minutes. Afterward, bake them.

Pizza pockets

Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade then place the baking tray inside the oven and bake the pizza pockets for 10 minutes on 180 degree centigrade. After 10 minutes, take out the tray and flip the sides of the pizza pockets. Place the tray inside and bake them for 5 minutes more. 5 minutes are over, take out the tray. Pizza pockets have turned golden brown, they are now ready to serve.

Pizza pocketsServing:

Cut these lip-smacking and finger-licking pizza pockets and serve them steaming hot along with kasundi or tomato sauce. Enjoy!

Pizza pockets

Pizza Packets Recipe - Pizza Pockets Recipe
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cups
  • Olive/refined oil – 2 tbsp
  • Instant dry active yeast – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp or to taste
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Pizza sauce - ¼ cup
  • French beans - ¼ cup (finely chopped)
  • Capsicum – 1 (thinly sliced)
  • Sweet corns - ¼ cup
  • Cabbage - ½ cup (chopped)
  • Black pepper powder - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - ¼ tsp
  • Olive oil – 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Evenly grease a baking tray with some oil.
  2. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add sugar, salt, instant dry active yeast and olive oil into it. Mix all the ingredients really well. Now add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough. Knead the dough for 5-6 minutes continuously to make it smooth. ¾ cup of water is used to knead this much quantity of flour. Grease the dough and bowl with some oil then cover and keep the dough aside for 2 hours to ferment.
  3. hours are over, dough has fermented. Slightly punch the dough and divide it into 3 equal portions. Smoothen each dough lump and keep them aside in a bowl.
  4. For stuffing, place a pan on flame and pour olive oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add french beans into it and saute it for a minute. Then add the sweet corns into it and cook it for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the capsicum, cabbage, black pepper powder and salt into the veggies. Stir to mix everything really well for a minute. Don't overcook the veggies, keep them crunchy. Stuffing is now ready, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl.
  6. To make pizza pockets, take a dough lump and dust it with some dry flour. Place it on the rolling board and roll it out into ¼ cm thick base. Evenly apply a thin layer of pizza sauce on it, leaving ½ cm space from corners.
  7. Put some stuffing on the base and then grate some mozzarella cheese on the stuffing.
  8. After that, lift the dough from one side and close the stuffing. Seal the edges nicely and place it on the greased baking tray.
  9. Roll out another dough lump into square shape and evenly apply a thin layer of pizza sauce on it, leaving ½ cm space from corners. Then layer it with the stuffing and mozzarella cheese. Cover the stuffing nicely and place it on the greased baking tray. Similarly, stuff the other dough lump as well. After that, cover the baking tray with a cloth or napkin paper and keep the pizza pockets aside for 30 minutes. Afterward, bake them.
  10. Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade then place the baking tray inside the oven and bake the pizza pockets for 10 minutes on 180 degree centigrade. After 10 minutes, take out the tray and flip the sides of the pizza pockets. Place the tray inside and bake them for 5 minutes more. 5 minutes are over, take out the tray. Pizza pockets have turned golden brown, they are now ready to serve.
  11. Cut these lip-smacking and finger-licking pizza pockets and serve them steaming hot along with kasundi or tomato sauce. Enjoy!

 

Gingernut Cookies Recipe – Soft and Chewy Ginger Nuts Biscuits

Gingernut Cookies Recipe – Soft and Chewy Ginger Nuts Biscuits

Ginger nut cookies have a different flavor to them from the usual cookies. These soft and chewy cookies make a perfect treat for your winter evenings.  You can serve it to your guest with a steaming hot cup of tea or coffee.  These appealing and buttery cookies is also a favorite among kids as well as youngsters.

Here is an easy step by step recipe with pictures to make crumbly and delightful Ginger nut cookies. You can also store them in an air tight container and relish eating them for a longer period of time.

Directions

Getting ready:

Peel the green cardamom and crush the seeds into coarse powder along with nutmeg and cloves using mortar pestle. Keep the powder in a bowl.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuitsMaking:

Melt the butter and take it in a big bowl followed by brown sugar and golden syrup and mix everything thoroughly until the mixture turns even and fluffy. Then keep the mixture aside.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Now take refined flour in another bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and ginger powder in it and strain the mixture twice or thrice through a sieve so that everything is mixed nicely.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Then add the refined flour mixture in the butter-brown sugar-golden syrup mixture in two portions and mix all the ingredients together.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Add the green cardamom-cloves-nutmeg powder in the dough and mix properly. Then add 2 tsp of milk and knead the dough with hand. Dough for making gingernut cookies is ready.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Now divide the dough in equal portions and roll each lumps into smooth balls. Place them on the baking tray.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuits

Flatten each cookie dough into cookies, keep them back on the tray and maintain some distance between them. Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade then keep the tray inside the oven and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check the cookies after 7 to 8 minutes.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts cookies

10 minutes later, cookies will get baked aptly. Sprinkle some powdered sugar on each cookies then place them on wire stand so that they cool down quickly. Gingernut cookies are ready.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuitsServing:

Serve these crusty and lip-smacking gingernut cookies along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is. Once the cookies cools down completely, store them in a container and relish eating for 2 months.

Soft and chewy ginger nuts biscuitsSuggestion

  • Baking varies from oven to oven so first bake the cookies for 10 minutes then bake them for short time intervals while checking in-between until they get baked aptly.

Gingernut Cookies Recipe - Soft and Chewy Ginger Nuts Biscuits
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1.5 cup (150 grams)
  • Brown sugar/khand – ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Butter – ¼ cup (50 grams)
  • Golden syrup – 2 tbsp
  • Powdered sugar – 1 tbsp
  • Ginger powder – 1 tsp
  • Baking powder – ½ tsp
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Green cardamom – 4
  • Cloves – 4
  • Nutmeg – 2 pinch
Instructions
  1. Peel the green cardamom and crush the seeds into coarse powder along with nutmeg and cloves using mortar pestle. Keep the powder in a bowl.
  2. Melt the butter and take it in a big bowl followed by brown sugar and golden syrup and mix everything thoroughly until the mixture turns even and fluffy. Then keep the mixture aside.
  3. Now take refined flour in another bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and ginger powder in it and strain the mixture twice or thrice through a sieve so that everything is mixed nicely.
  4. Then add the refined flour mixture in the butter-brown sugar-golden syrup mixture in two portions and mix all the ingredients together.
  5. Add the green cardamom-cloves-nutmeg powder in the dough and mix properly. Then add 2 tsp of milk and knead the dough with hand. Dough for making gingernut cookies is ready.
  6. Now divide the dough in equal portions and roll each lumps into smooth balls. Place them on the baking tray.
  7. Flatten each cookie dough into cookies, keep them back on the tray and maintain some distance between them. Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade then keep the tray inside the oven and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check the cookies after 7 to 8 minutes.
  8. minutes later, cookies will get baked aptly. Sprinkle some powdered sugar on each cookies then place them on wire stand so that they cool down quickly. Gingernut cookies are ready.
  9. Serve these crusty and lip-smacking gingernut cookies along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is. Once the cookies cools down completely, store them in a container and relish eating for 2 months.

 

Shortbread Cookies Recipe – Shortbread Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

Shortbread Cookies Recipe – Shortbread Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

Short Bread cookies are sweet buttery cookies you will always relish eating. These soft and crumbly biscuits have an amazing texture and just melt in your mouth. With the awesome combination of butter and chocolate Short bread cookies is a favorite among all age groups. You cant dunk these cookies in tea or coffee anytime.

Here is an easy recipe with  step by step by step pictures to make this moth drooling Short bread cookies. Since they have an extended shelf life you can store them in an air tight container and savor it for a long time.

Directions

Making:

Place the butter inside the microwave and set the timer for 1 minute. After 1 minute, take out the bowl. Butter has now melted. Take the melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar and salt into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it turns fluffy.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Once the mixture turns fluffy, add refined flour into it. Mix everything really well. Add 2 tbsp of milk into it and bind everything together to make a dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 15-20 minutes to set.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

After 20 minutes, slightly knead the dough. Now divide the dough into small lumps. Lift a lump and roll it out into smooth ball. Flatten the dough ball and shape it into cookie by pressing it between the palms. You can also cut the cookies with cookie cutter.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Place it on a baking tray. Similarly, prepare the rest of the cookies and arrange it on the baking tray maintaining some distance between the cookies. Now take a fork and place it on the cookie and slightly press it. Do the same on each cookie.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Preheat the microwave on convection mode at 180 degree centigrade. Put the tray on the wire stand placed inside the microwave and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check later.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Meanwhile, melt the dark chocolate compound. Place a big vessel filled with water on flame. Let it simmer. Take the chocolate in small vessel and place the small vessel inside the big vessel. Make sure that water doesn’t enter the small vessel.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

After 10 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies haven’t baked aptly. Place it back inside the microwave and bake it for another 8 minutes on same temperature. 8 minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown. They are now baked aptly. Transfer them on wire rack so that they cools down quickly.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Check the chocolate. It has now melted aptly. Chocolate should have pouring consistency. It took 20-25 minutes to melt the chocolate nicely. Turn off the flame. Take the small vessel out from the big vessel. Allow it to cool down slightly so that it can be touched bare handed.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Once the chocolate cools down a bit, transfer it to a small bowl. Dip the half portion of the cookie into the chocolate. Let the excess chocolate get drained back into the bowl. Place it on a plate. You can place the cookies on the butter paper after dipping them in chocolate. This way it will be easy to separate them after the chocolate dries. Similarly, dip the remaining cookies into the chocolate. Let the chocolate set nicely on the cookie. Shortbread cookies are now ready.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolateServing:

Serve these shortbread cookies as it is after any meal or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. Once they cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating them for about a month. Enjoy!

Suggestions

  • If you are using salted butter then skip adding salt.

Shortbread Cookies Recipe - Shortbread Cookies Dipped in Chocolate
Author: 
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cup
  • Unsalted butter – 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar – 100 grams
  • Dark chocolate compound – 100 grams
  • Salt – ¼ tsp
Instructions
  1. Place the butter inside the microwave and set the timer for 1 minute. After 1 minute, take out the bowl. Butter has now melted. Take the melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar and salt into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it turns fluffy.
  2. Once the mixture turns fluffy, add refined flour into it. Mix everything really well. Add 2 tbsp of milk into it and bind everything together to make a dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 15-20 minutes to set.
  3. After 20 minutes, slightly knead the dough. Now divide the dough into small lumps. Lift a lump and roll it out into smooth ball. Flatten the dough ball and shape it into cookie by pressing it between the palms. You can also cut the cookies with cookie cutter.
  4. Place it on a baking tray. Similarly, prepare the rest of the cookies and arrange it on the baking tray maintaining some distance between the cookies. Now take a fork and place it on the cookie and slightly press it. Do the same on each cookie.
  5. Preheat the microwave on convection mode at 180 degree centigrade. Put the tray on the wire stand placed inside the microwave and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check later.
  6. Meanwhile, melt the dark chocolate compound. Place a big vessel filled with water on flame. Let it simmer. Take the chocolate in small vessel and place the small vessel inside the big vessel. Make sure that water doesn't enter the small vessel.
  7. After 10 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies haven't baked aptly. Place it back inside the microwave and bake it for another 8 minutes on same temperature. 8 minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown. They are now baked aptly. Transfer them on wire rack so that they cools down quickly.
  8. Check the chocolate. It has now melted aptly. Chocolate should have pouring consistency. It took 20-25 minutes to melt the chocolate nicely. Turn off the flame. Take the small vessel out from the big vessel. Allow it to cool down slightly so that it can be touched bare handed.
  9. Once the chocolate cools down a bit, transfer it to a small bowl. Dip the half portion of the cookie into the chocolate. Let the excess chocolate get drained back into the bowl. Place it on a plate. You can place the cookies on the butter paper after dipping them in chocolate. This way it will be easy to separate them after the chocolate dries. Similarly, dip the remaining cookies into the chocolate. Let the chocolate set nicely on the cookie. Shortbread cookies are now ready.
  10. Serve these shortbread cookies as it is after any meal or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. Once they cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating them for about a month. Enjoy!

 

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe – Easy Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe – Easy Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe

Buttermilk biscuits are classic biscuits you couldn’t say no to. These authentic biscuits are made of butter, refined flour and various other ingredients.  These can be served to guests or can be simply enjoyed with a cup of tea or coffee. These super delicious Buttermilk biscuits just melt in mouth to give you an extra buttery flavor that stays for long.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to make the delightful Buttermilk cookies. Serve these biscuits to guests, I am sure they will love it.

Directions

Getting ready:

Cut the butter in small chunks with the help of a knife and place them on a plate. You can grate it manually with a grater.Easy buttermilk biscuitsTake a baking tray and place a butter paper on it. Grease the butter paper evenly with some butter.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

Making:

Take refined flour in a bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and sugar in it. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Add butter in the refined flour mixture and mix it properly with hand until the mixture turns even. Make sure that there is small chunks of butter in the mixture. 

Easy buttermilk biscuit

Now add butter milk into the refined flour mixture and mix everything nicely. Don’t knead the dough, just bind everything together. Dough for making biscuits is ready.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

 

Dust the chopping board or kitchen platform with some flour and put the dough on it. Shape the dough in circular form then flatten it by pressing with fingers into ½ to ¾ inch thick dough. 

Easy buttermilk biscuits

Then take a hexagonal cutter, small bowl or small glass to cut the dough. Place the cutter on the dough and press firmly then take out the biscuit and place it on the baking tray. Likewise, prepare the rest of the biscuits and place them on the tray maintaining some distance between the biscuits.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

Melt 1 tbsp of butter in a bowl and grease the biscuits with it using a brush. Place the tray inside the preheated oven on middle rack and bake the biscuits for 15 to 20 minutes on 180 degree centigrade.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

15 minutes later, take out the tray. Biscuits will turn golden brown, transfer them on wire rack and allow them to cool down. Buttermilk biscuits are now ready.

Serving:

Serve these crisp and mouth-drooling buttermilk biscuits along with piping hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is.

Suggestions

  • If you are using unsalted butter then add ½ tsp salt in the flour.
  • Baking time varies from oven to oven. So, firstly bake the biscuits for 10 minutes and then keep baking them for few minutes while checking in-between until the biscuits are baked aptly.

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe - Easy Buttermilk Biscuit Recipeeasy buttermilk biscuit
Author: 
Recipe type: cookie
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cups
  • Salted butter – 100 grams
  • Butter milk - ¾ cup
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Cut the butter in small chunks with the help of a knife and place them on a plate. You can grate it manually with a grater.
  2. Take a baking tray and place a butter paper on it. Grease the butter paper evenly with some butter.
  3. Take refined flour in a bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and sugar in it. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Add butter in the refined flour mixture and mix it properly with hand until the mixture turns even. Make sure that there is small chunks of butter in the mixture.
  4. Now add butter milk into the refined flour mixture and mix everything nicely. Don't knead the dough, just bind everything together. Dough for making biscuits is ready.
  5. Dust the chopping board or kitchen platform with some flour and put the dough on it. Shape the dough in circular form then flatten it by pressing with fingers into ½ to ¾ inch thick dough.
  6. Then take a hexagonal cutter, small bowl or small glass to cut the dough. Place the cutter on the dough and press firmly then take out the biscuit and place it on the baking tray. Likewise, prepare the rest of the biscuits and place them on the tray maintaining some distance between the biscuits.
  7. Melt 1 tbsp of butter in a bowl and grease the biscuits with it using a brush. Place the tray inside the preheated oven on middle rack and bake the biscuits for 15 to 20 minutes on 180 degree centigrade.
  8. minutes later, take out the tray. Biscuits will turn golden brown, transfer them on wire rack and allow them to cool down. Buttermilk biscuits are now ready.
  9. Serve these crisp and mouth-drooling buttermilk biscuits along with piping hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is.

 

 

Eggless Date Cake Recipe – khajoor Cake Recipe

Eggless Date Cake Recipe – khajoor Cake Recipe

Eggless Date cake is a sweet cake that makes your evening a more delightful snacktime. You can enjoy it with a cup of tea or coffee or can be simply eaten too.  You can serve it to guests and can give it to kids too. I am sure everyone will relish eating it.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step picture to make a perfect date cake any day you  crave to eat anything sweet. Slice the cake and serve the delicious and spongy eggless date cake straight away or refrigerate the cake before serving.

Directions

Getting ready:

Remove the seeds from the dates and soak them for 15 to 20 minutes either in 4 tbsp of milk or 4 tbsp of water. Later, grind them with same milk or water into fine paste in mixer grinder.

Khajoor cake recipe

Take flax seeds powder in a small bowl along with milk and soak it for 15 to 20 minutes.

Khajoor cake recipe

Apply some butter evenly in a baking container then put 1 tsp of refined flour in it and spread a thin layer. Later, remove the excess refined flour from the container.

Khajoor cake recipeMaking:

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add baking soda and baking powder to it. Strain the mixture twice through a sieve so that everything gets mixed well. Keep the flour mixture aside.

Khajoor cake recipe

Now take butter in another bowl and melt the butter in microwave.

Khajoor cake recipe

Then add sugar and whisk constantly to mix them well.

Khajoor cake recipe

When the mixture turns even, add flax seeds powder and dates in the bowl and mix thoroughly. Add half amount of milk to the batter and mix properly.

Khajoor cake recipe

Later, add flour mixture to the batter while mixing continuously.

Khajoor cake recipe

Add the almonds and walnuts in the batter and mix the really well. Batter for making cake is ready.

Khajoor cake recipe

Transfer the batter to the greased container and tap the container to level the batter.

Khajoor cake recipe

Place the container in preheated oven and bake the cake for 40 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. 40 minutes later, cake will get baked perfectly. Allow the cake to cool down.

Khajoor cake recipe

Once the cake cools down, move a knife around the sides of the cake and flip the container on a plate. Tap the container and remove it. Eggless date cake is ready.

Khajoor cake recipeServing:

Slice the cake and serve the delicious and spongy eggless date cake straight away or refrigerate the cake before serving.

Eggless Date Cake Recipe - khajoor Cake Recipe
Author: 
Recipe type: Cake
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar - ½ cup
  • Butter - ½ cup
  • Milk - ½ cup
  • Dates – 10
  • Flax seeds powder – 1 tbsp
  • Walnuts – 1 tbsp (chopped)
  • Almonds – 1 tbsp (chopped)
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Baking powder - ½ tsp
Instructions
  1. Remove the seeds from the dates and soak them for 15 to 20 minutes either in 4 tbsp of milk or 4 tbsp of water. Later, grind them with same milk or water into fine paste in mixer grinder.
  2. Take flax seeds powder in a small bowl along with milk and soak it for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Apply some butter evenly in a baking container then put 1 tsp of refined flour in it and spread a thin layer. Later, remove the excess refined flour from the container.
  4. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add baking soda and baking powder to it. Strain the mixture twice through a sieve so that everything gets mixed well. Keep the flour mixture aside.
  5. Now take butter in another bowl and melt the butter in microwave.
  6. Then add sugar and whisk constantly to mix them well.
  7. When the mixture turns even, add flax seeds powder and dates in the bowl and mix thoroughly. Add half amount of milk to the batter and mix properly.
  8. Later, add flour mixture to the batter while mixing continuously.
  9. Add the almonds and walnuts in the batter and mix the really well. Batter for making cake is ready.
  10. Transfer the batter to the greased container and tap the container to level the batter.
  11. Place the container in preheated oven and bake the cake for 40 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. 40 minutes later, cake will get baked perfectly. Allow the cake to cool down.
  12. Once the cake cools down, move a knife around the sides of the cake and flip the container on a plate. Tap the container and remove it. Eggless date cake is ready.
  13. Slice the cake and serve the delicious and spongy eggless date cake straight away or refrigerate the cake before serving.

 

Eggless Fruit and Nut Cake Recipe

Eggless Fruit and Nut Cake Recipe

Eggless fruit and nuts cake is very pleasing in taste and is liked by almost everyone. The sweet nutty taste gives an extra flavor to the delicious cake. You can serve it on special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries. A bite of this yummy cake will keep you energized for the whole of winter season.

Here is an easy step by step recipe with pictures to make Eggless fruit and nut cake. Do make this luscious and mouth-watering eggless fruit and nut cake and serve it as a dessert after any meal or have it whenever you crave for something sweet. Enjoy

Directions

Getting ready:

Chop the walnuts, almonds and cashews into small chunks. Place them in separate bowls.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

Take a baking tray and evenly apply some butter/oil on it. Now place a round shaped butter paper of same size as the base of the baking tray into it. Grease it with butter as well.

Eggless fruit and nut cakeMaking:

Take a big mixing bowl and place a sieve over it. Put refined flour, baking powder and baking soda on the sieve and strain the mixture twice so that it mixes well. Keep it aside.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

Now take melted butter in a big bowl and add powdered sugar and condensed milk into it. Stir to mix everything really well until the mixture turns fluffy. Add some milk as well and mix it thoroughly.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

After that, add refined flour mixture into it followed by the remaining milk. Gently mix everything together. Don’t whisk the batter.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

Now add chopped cashews, chopped walnuts, raisins, chopped almonds and tutti fruiti into the batter. Mix all the ingredients really well. Batter for making cake is now ready.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

Transfer the cake batter into the greased baking tray. Spread it evenly and tap the baking tray to dissolve the air-gaps and level the batter.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

Preheat the microwave at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. After that, place the baking tray inside and bake the cake for 25 minutes at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. Check later.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

After 25 minutes, take out the tray. It hasn’t cooked yet. Place it back into the microwave and bake it for another 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. 10 minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cake has turned golden brown from top. To check, insert a knife into the cake. Cake is sticking on the knife. Cake is still uncooked from inside. Place it back inside the microwave and bake it for another for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, take the cake out. Cake has turned golden brown from top. Insert a knife into the cake. This time it came out clean, the cake is baked aptly. Cake is now baked through. It took 45 minutes to bake the cake. Allow it cool down completely.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

When cake cools down slightly, rotate a knife around the edges of the cake then place a plate on the baking tray and flip the sides. Then gently remove the baking tray. Take off the butter paper from the cake. Cake is ready to serve.

Eggless fruit and nut cakeServing:

Cut a wedge of this luscious and mouth-watering eggless fruit and nut cake and serve it as a dessert after any meal or have it whenever you crave for something sweet. Keep the cake in refrigerator and have it for about 1 month. Enjoy!

Suggestions

  • Baking time varies from microwave to microwave. So, firstly bake the cake for 25 minutes and then keep baking it for few minutes while checking in-between until the cake turns golden brown from top and baked through aptly.

Eggless Fruit and Nut Cake Recipe
Author: 
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1.5 cup
  • Powdered sugar - ¾ cup
  • Butter - ¾ cup
  • Milk - ¾ cup
  • Cashews - ½ cup
  • Walnuts - ½ cup
  • Raisins - ½ cup
  • Almonds - ½ cup
  • Baking soda - ½ tsp
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Tutti fruitti - ½ cup
  • Condensed milk - ½ cup
Instructions
  1. Chop the walnuts, almonds and cashews into small chunks. Place them in separate bowls.
  2. Take a baking tray and evenly apply some butter/oil on it. Now place a round shaped butter paper of same size as the base of the baking tray into it. Grease it with butter as well.
  3. Take a big mixing bowl and place a sieve over it. Put refined flour, baking powder and baking soda on the sieve and strain the mixture twice so that it mixes well. Keep it aside.
  4. Now take melted butter in a big bowl and add powdered sugar and condensed milk into it. Stir to mix everything really well until the mixture turns fluffy. Add some milk as well and mix it thoroughly.
  5. After that, add refined flour mixture into it followed by the remaining milk. Gently mix everything together. Don't whisk the batter.
  6. Now add chopped cashews, chopped walnuts, raisins, chopped almonds and tutti fruiti into the batter. Mix all the ingredients really well. Batter for making cake is now ready.
  7. Transfer the cake batter into the greased baking tray. Spread it evenly and tap the baking tray to dissolve the air-gaps and level the batter.
  8. Preheat the microwave at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. After that, place the baking tray inside and bake the cake for 25 minutes at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. Check later.
  9. After 25 minutes, take out the tray. It hasn't cooked yet. Place it back into the microwave and bake it for another 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. 10 minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cake has turned golden brown from top. To check, insert a knife into the cake. Cake is sticking on the knife. Cake is still uncooked from inside. Place it back inside the microwave and bake it for another for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, take the cake out. Cake has turned golden brown from top. Insert a knife into the cake. This time it came out clean, the cake is baked aptly. Cake is now baked through. It took 45 minutes to bake the cake. Allow it cool down completely.
  10. When cake cools down slightly, rotate a knife around the edges of the cake then place a plate on the baking tray and flip the sides. Then gently remove the baking tray. Take off the butter paper from the cake. Cake is ready to serve.
  11. Cut a wedge of this luscious and mouth-watering eggless fruit and nut cake and serve it as a dessert after any meal or have it whenever you crave for something sweet. Keep the cake in refrigerator and have it for about 1 month. Enjoy!