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Pina colada cake

 “My point is, life is about balance. The good and the bad. The highs and the lows. The pina and the colada.”- Ellen Degeneres . Yup… I know. Too long between posts. Too much happening, life s changing – I am still trying to keep up with it. And it took the third anniversary of the …

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Boston cream pie !

“In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents?” – Mark Twain. Yup, its called a pie but its really cake ! Wikipedia tells me it is because this cake came into being a long time back when cakes and pies were …

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Mango sponge cake

“Life is not a fairy tale. If you lose your shoe at midnight- you are drunk .” – Bill Murray. And the mango mania goes on ! Didn’t I tell you I love the fruit! What I don’t love so much is making fruit flavoured cakes. Citrus isnt that much of a challenge but most …

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Eggless vegan

Mango and cinnamon jam

‘I hope not. I intend to marry Agatha myself. She may be a thousand years old, but she makes an incomparable jam tart. Beauty fades, but cooking is eternal.” –  Cassandra Clare (Clockwork Angel). Hey guys – a quickie post for a quickie recipe ! As a kid, i loved mangoes and they were probably the …

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Vegan vanilla cake

“One great use of words is to hide our thoughts.”- Voltaire. With alternative baking ( egg free, vegan , gluten free etc) , I think the most difficult thing to get right is the vanilla cake. You see chocolate has this amazing ability to mask a lot of things ( except the increasing waistline ) …

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