Gluten free chocolate cupcakes filled with chocolate ganache and watermelon bites

Made from simple everyday ingredients, this easy cupcake recipe will be your new favourite. This is a solid base recipe that serves as a jumping off point for many others. Today’s chocolate cupcakes are for true chocolate fans. I’m talking about those of you who don’t qualify an item as dessert unless there’s chocolate involved.

Yields 12 regular cupcakes or 24 mini cupcakes

Ingredients For cupcakes

1) 6 oz of Gluten free flour

2) 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

3) 1 tsp baking powder

4) 1/2 tsp salt

5) 1/4 tsp xanthan gum

6) 1/8 tsp baking soda

7) 1 cup of sugar

8) 2/3 cup of sour cream

9) 6 tbs of oil (vegetable or coconut oil is fine)

10) 2 large eggs

For the frosting:

(Note: This will yield enough frosting for 12 big cupcakes, if you want to fill them inside…


French fries

Who does love a good bowl of fresh seasoned fries. Fires have and always will be my favourite side dish. And a good batch of fries can make anyone smile may it be an angered mother or your brother with whom you just fought over a stupid T-shit. So lets get to it.

Ingredients –
3 large potatoes
1 ½ cups oil
For seasoning-
¾ teaspoon garlic powder
¾ teaspoon onion powder
¼ teaspoon paprika
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon red chilli flakes
¼ teaspoon black pepper

Method-
When it comes to the actual cooking, you want to fry…


Cakesicles

Growing up I have always loved eating cake. When I discovered cake pops I

was in , they are so good. So naturally the idea of a cakesicle intrigued me. I

mean how can you go wrong with cake mixed with frosting covered in

chocolate? You can’t!

Cakesicles are really easy to make at home, time to impress your friends and

family with these delicious treats. In this recipe, I will show you a couple of

different methods that you can use to make cakesicles. If I can do it, you can

do it. Let’s get started!

Equipment that…


with Swiss Meringue Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache

Equipment

  1. Cake moulds
  2. Cake spatula
  3. Pots & Pans
  4. Double boiler
  5. Scraper
  6. Turn table
  7. Piping bag
  8. Mixer
  9. Cake board

Ingredients

  1. Unsalted butter- 1 1/4 cup (250 gm)
  2. Dark chocolate- 8 ounces (250 gm, 50%)
  3. Granulated sugar- 2 & 3/4 cups
  4. Instant coffee- 3/4 cup (175 ml)
  5. Hot water- 2 cups (300 gm)
  6. Flour- 1/2 cup (55 gm)
  7. Cocoa powder- 1/2 tsp (3 gm)
  8. Baking soda- 2 tsp (8 gm)
  9. Baking powder- 1/2 tsp (3 gm)
  10. Salt- 1/2 cup (125 ml)
  11. Milk
  12. 4 eggs
  13. 2 tbs vegetable oil
  14. 1/2 cup covered raspberries (optional)

Method:

1) Preheat oven…


They are more than just street food for India. The word ‘Golgappa’ can be broken down into two to get an essence of the dish: ‘Gol’ refers to the crispy shell, and ‘gappa’ refers to the eating process since Golgappa is eaten one at a time. Historically, it is believed that ‘Phulki’, believed to be the precursor to Golgappa, first originated in Magadh. However, the person who invented it is lost in the pages of history. Though these could be claimed as the precursors to Golgappa, the ingredients used might be very different. Two important ingredients of Golgappa are potato…


The rum ball, as its common British name of ‘rum truffle’ suggests, is a small cake that leans towards the chocolate box. They’re a truffle-like confection made from leftover cake, sometimes with a few stale biscuits thrown into the mix, which is crumbled up with melted dark chocolate and rum, rolled into balls, and coated with sprinkles or cocoa.

INGREDIENTS

For the Rum Balls

  • 11 oz vanilla wafer cookies
  • 1 cup toasted pecans
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 3 tablespoons coconut rum
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Momos are an all-time favourite amongst all age groups. Here are two simple Fried Momos recipes, for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

Veg Momos Recipe

Ingredients

For dough:

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon oil
  • Salt
  • Water

For filling:

  • 2 cups finely chopped or shredded veggies (carrots, capsicum. cabbage, bell peppers, etc.)
  • Salt
  • Pepper powder
  • Oil for deep frying

How to Make:

  1. Take wheat flour, salt, and oil in a mixing bowl. Mix well. Add water to it and make a pliable dough. Set aside for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in a kadai. Add all the chopped vegetables and saute…

This cake was especially made for my father on his birthday. Initially I decided to make a fruit cake with lots and lots of mangoes. But he, like a 7 year-old, requested me to make him a Cream Cheese Oreo cake.
It is not a very difficult recipe and it is absolutely amazing.

Ingredients

For the Crust

  • 26 Oreos (more, if you’d like a thicker crust)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter 113g, melted

For the Cheesecake

  • 24 oz cream cheese 680g room temperature, 3 packages
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sugar 200g
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour 24g
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract 15mL

Who doesn’t love a big bucket of KFC chicken tenders along with a big cold glass of coca cola? Before it became the world’s second largest fast-food chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken was the brainchild of a man named Harland Sanders, who cooked up simple country dishes at a roadside gas station. Even after his death in 1980, Sanders is still the instantly recognizable face of the company. His life story — and his road to fast-food fame — includes a lot more than just chicken.

Ingredients of KFC-like Fried Chicken

  • 1/2 kilograms chicken
  • 1 cup corn-flour
  • 1 cup virgin olive…

Samosa is believed to have originated in Central Asia. The consistency and size of samosas may vary; however, its shape is usually triangular. Indian samosas are vegetarian and accompanied by red tamarind chutney or green mint chutney. The vegetarian version of samosas originated in Uttar Pradesh.

So, to make the outer crispy layer of the samosa, we will knead some all-purpose flour with some ghee or oil. Add some salt and some thyme (ajwain). Keep it aside for some time. Make sure it is light and fluffy.

For the filling take some potatoes and boil them. After that, on medium…

Food Witchcraft

Food is the magic word for a happy soul!

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