Fruit Custard Icebox Cake

Inspired by the Indian fruit custard that I grew up eating, this Fruit Custard Icebox Cake has layers of whipped cream-custard mix, fresh fruits and parle-g biscuits. This no-bake cake is seriously refreshing, easy to put together and makes the perfect summer dessert.

My mom made fruit custard so often during summers in India. There were so many fruits in the market during that time of the year and it was possibly the easiest and quickest dessert she could...

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Mango Sticky Rice (Instant Pot & Stovetop)

Making Mango Sticky Rice at home is easier than you think! Sticky rice flavored with a sweet coconut sauce and served with delicious summer mangoes – there can’t be a better summer dessert!

Make it either using your Instant Pot or on stove-top.

The heat here has been crazy lately. Pacific north-west and broken some serious records over the last few days. I would have never imagine temperatures...

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Chocolate Paan (Chocolate Meetha Paan)

This Chocolate Paan has paan leaves (betel leaves) smeared with a hazelnut spread and filled with gulkand, chocolate chips, tutti frutti and coconut!

Dipped in chocolate, this meetha paan makes a refreshing after meal mouth freshener or dessert!

Whenever we go to India, I make it a point to go and try the newest paan flavors.

Paan (betel leaves) is...

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding with Maple Cinnamon Pecans

This creamy Chocolate Avocado Pudding gets done in 10 minutes, is vegan and free of refined-sugar!

Topped with crunchy maple cinnamon pecans, these are the perfect little treats for Valentine’s Day or just about any special occasion. 

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Vegan Dragon Fruit Panna Cotta

Vegan Dragon Fruit Panna Cotta made with only 4 basic ingredients. An easy & elegant dessert that you can make in practically no time. It’s also so perfect for Valentine’s Day with its gorgeous pink color!

Panna Cotta is one of my favorite desserts but I don’t really eat it at restaurants. That’s because they almost always use gelatin and I am never comfortable with the idea of having gelatin in my food especially because I am a vegetarian. So, whenever I feel like having a panna...

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Peanut Chikki

Peanut Chikki is the Indian version of Peanut Brittle. It’s made with peanuts, jaggery and nothing else really. It’s a staple in Indian homes during winters and one of my personal favorite.

Ever since I can remember, I have been obsessed with chikki. I would wait for winters every year so that I could get to eat this peanut chikki. In Delhi and around, chikki is commonly referred to this brittle made with peanuts and jaggery. Although you can get tons...

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Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Puffs

Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Puffs  filled with a tangy lemon cheesecake filling and raspberries makes an easy spring time dessert! These get ready in minutes with minimal prep time and ingredients.

Today is the last day of the month, which means February is over and which also means that spring is right here! I am already dreaming about the sunshine, it’s been a very rainy and grey winter and I can’t really wait to soak up some sun. Other than sunshine, I also get excited for all the...

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Tropical Fruit Brownie Pizza

Tropical Fruit Brownie Pizza – This dessert pizza is topped with tropical fruits and is refreshing, easy and delicious!

Why do I feel that fall is already here? Maybe it’s the chilly weather here this weekend or maybe it’s the pumpkin decor I am seeing at the stores! And if that was not enough, today I also noticed some trees changing their colors! Seriously how is summer coming to and end, why so soon? Don’t get me wrong, I adore fall, it is my favorite time...

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Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone

Grilled Peaches with mascarpone cheese and honey makes an elegant summer dessert.

I can’t get enough of peaches right now. Every weekend I get this huge box from Costco or the farmer’s market, they are so delicious that it’s hard to resist. But the problem is that the peaches in the box are way too many for the 2 of us to consume. So last week I baked with them and this weekend we grilled them and made this really delicious dessert. Grilled peaches with mascarpone...

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Strawberries and Cream Eclairs

Homemade Strawberries and Cream Eclairs – light and airy pastry filled with whipped cream and fresh strawberries!

Sometimes I go on this “no-desserts” for a while thing. It never lasts for more than 5 days. If you might have noticed, I haven’t shared much of desserts recently. I don’t know if this was deliberate but now that I think about it, maybe it was. The amount of dessert recipes I share on this blog is directly proportional to my weight. Just kidding! But honestly last few...

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Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Light and delicious this Blackberry and Apple Crumble is a great way to eat all those blackberries in season. The juicy apples add a nice texture making it the perfect dessert for spring and summer!

As far as I can remember, I have always been a fruit person. I love fruits of all kinds, yes I have a few favorites like lychee and watermelon but overall I am a fruit fan. I especially enjoy the seasonal fruits that you get in the farmers market. Yeah, you do get the berries all year round but the ones...

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Masala Chai Creme Brulee

Raise your hands if you love chai! Raise your hands if you love creme brulee! Well, I see so many hands up for both, mine included! And if you also just raised both your hands, then you are in for a treat today! This Masala Chai Creme Brulee is my Indian take on the classic dessert. Creme brulee with all the flavors of chai and a hint of coconut. You wouldn’t want to miss this!

Sometimes the best recipes are unplanned just like this chai creme brulee. Usually I think...

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