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perfect vanilla cupcakes with swiss meringue buttercream

The thing about jinxes is that when they have been broken, things do get better. If you have read my post on Chocolate Espresso Cupcakes, you would know that for…

absolutely the best yellow cake with swiss meringue buttercream

I have made quite a few yellow cakes in my baking life – after all, yellow cakes make great bases on which any type or frosting and/or decorations can be…

murg makhani | butter chicken

Hands up if you like butter chicken! Chances are, you did raise your hand, even if it was done mentally.    There are so many versions of butter chicken –…

chocolate chocolate chip muffins

I bake a lot. However, not every bake is a successful one. Naturally, the unsuccessful bakes and the so-so (okay but not great) bakes don’t make it onto my blog….

chicken and cream cheese mini-pie – an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe

It has been a while since I last posted an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe. No, I have not stopped making these quick and easy mini-pies. It’s just that there are…

mama’s cranberry pound cake

I admit that when I started researching Paula Deen’s recipes for this month’s Cook Like a Star linky party, I was a tad worried. It was largely due to the…

lady and sons chicken pot pie

I have made pot pies before. Loads of times. But I have to say, this pot pie recipe beats all the other pot pie recipes I had ever made because…

cream cheese muffins | cream cheese muffins with chocolate chunks

I have been making various muffins from my current favourite muffin book, “The Ultimate Muffin Book” by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough and since I am still trying to use…

italian chicken and pasta bake

This month we are cooking like Paula Deen and the Deen Brothers at Cook Like a Star. I have been looking for good tomato-based baked pasta recipe. I am not…

coffee cake with coffee buttercream filling and chocolate ganache

I rarely make coffee cakes. I am not the world’s biggest coffee drinker, so I guess coffee in a cake does not appeal to me much. But for some bizarre…