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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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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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Ghee cake

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better. “- Samuel Beckett. My mum is not a very big cake person. But this last Christmas , when she saw a promotional ad for Cochin bakery in the paper , she said she had heard a lot about their ghee cake. I picked …

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Praline and cream cake ( Butterscotch cake)

“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”- Carl Jung Sometimes an idea for a blogpost leads to a bake which leads to me taking photographs of the bake !  And sometimes a photograph leads to a blogpost idea ! My phone was pleading with me to clear some space on it since eons . …

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White chocolate cake – and Yummly announcement!

“Don’t waste time waiting for inspiration. Begin, and inspiration will find you.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr. Please forgive me for the uninspired title. I had no idea what to name this cake . Because I already have two white chocolate cakes on the blog. Yes yes, my days of not being a fan of white …

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Rasmalai Tres leches cake

“People who follow all the rules and chase every trend tend to get forgotten – they look great, but they’re not as memorable.”- Dita Von Teese. So I am not a very trendy person as such. I never know whats in fashion or which singer is in vogue or whats the latest app that you …

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