Cranberry Scones

It has been so long since I posted any recipe.  From now on, I will be posting regularly for my viewers.  Work, new jobs and other things kept me so busy that I never tried any recipe.  It has been the same old same cooking – what ever I have been cooking on a regular…

Ground Hazelnut and Rice Flour Muffins

  Happy Monday every one.  I have a co-worker/manager who is allergic to gluten.  So every time I made muffins, cookies or other baked goods she could not eat.  So I was searching for a nice recipe that is gluten free and tastes so good.  Finally I got this recipe and I was a bit…

Simple Butter Cake

I made this cake for my relative for Thanks Giving but waited to post since it would be more appropriate for Christmas or New Year. When I say butter cake, this is the Sri Lankan version of the butter cake.  It is very simple just with 4 main ingredients.  But once baked it is heavenly tasty….

Oatmeal Patties with Raspberry Sauce

Oats are amazingly healthy and hearty food.  Instead of the regular oatmeal, make this simple but a luscious fruit infused oatmeal breakfast.  You can make the oatmeal ahead of time, even the prior night and saute the patties for a hot breakfast. I have never frozen these oatmeal patties, but it might be possible.  I…

Pineapple Zucchini Loaf

I have been longing to make a muffin or loaf with pineapple.  Pineapple is a very common fruit in Sri Lanka and there people even make pineapple curry (when the fruit is not too ripe).  So I was searching on the web for any pineapple loaf/bread/muffin recipes and I came across this recipe on allrecipes.com…

Vegan Banana Muffins

I always wanted to bake vegan muffins, breads, and cookies.  But when it comes to vegan muffins and breads I wasn’t that successful until now.  I was browsing through internet for any substitute for egg.  I saw ingredients like tofu, apple puree, apple sauce etc.  Today for the first time I saw ground flax seed….

Blueberry Banana Bread

As opposed to plain banana bread, this gives extra fragrance of blueberries.  Adding blueberries also gives a sour-tart taste on top of the sweet banana taste.  Walnuts add extra crunchiness to this soft and moist bread.  You can store this bread wrapped in an aluminum foil or cling wrap in the refrigerator for up to…

Blueberry Zucchini Bread

  Ingredients: 2 small eggs 1/2 cup cooking oil (canola, or vegetable oil) 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup castor sugar 1 cup shredded zucchini 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 tablespoon rolled oats…

Quick Apple Tart

Ingredients 1/2 of 1.1lbs pkg, Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet) 2 small green apples (granny smith) 3 teaspoons sugar about 1 teaspoon butter melted Confectioners sugar for dusting Flour for dusting Method Thaw pastry sheet at room temperature for about 45 minutes, or until easy to handle. Preheat oven to 400 F. Peel…

Dried Fruit, Nut & Seed Cake

Ingredients 6 oz dates 4 oz dried apricots ¾ cup hot water ½ teaspoon baking soda 2 oz raisins 4 oz butter at room temperature 4 oz castor sugar 3 large eggs at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla Juice and peel of one orange 4 oz all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoons sesame…