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Cherry & Orange Pound Cake

Orange and Cherry Pound Cake

I loved the traditional pound cake recipe from Martha Stewart site which I used to bake the Lemon Cranberry Pound Cake.It tasted even better after a day but the lack of a Chemical leveaner i.e. Baking Powder or Baking Soda did leave the cake a little heavier than I like.So I tweaked the recipe a bit and added Baking powder to the basic flour to make it into Self Raising Flour. Self raising flour is basically normal all purpose flour or maida with baking powder. 1 Cup of Self Raising Flour = 1 Cup of All Purpose Flour (Maida) + 1 1/2 tsp of Baking Powder So don’t get caught in this marketing gimmick of buying for a self raising …

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Lemon Cranberry Pound Cake

Lemon Cranberry Pound Cake

I asked my husband to hide this cake away from me! Usually I give away a lot of cake to neighbours ,friends and people working in and around the apartment.I did pack this one too in a nice box to give it away but I think subconsciously I didn’t want to part with it! The lemon and cranberry lends sour notes to this buttery pound cake.The texture is rich and crumbly at the same time. From experience this cake gets better with days.I made it on a Friday and on Monday(day 4) this cake was even better than when I first took it out of the oven. I have adapted the recipe of  Vanilla Pound Cake Recipe from https://www.marthastewart.com which doesn’t …

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Apple Crumble Muffins

Apple Crumble Muffins

I feel that I only end up cribbing about the challenges of having a baby and never really tell you how awesome it is! So here are some things which will tell you how happy parenting makes me! Everytime he smiles and looks at me with those dynamite twinkly eyes something melts inside me!(like a choco lava cake.Sigh!!) Everytime he does something new I feel like I have accomplished something akin to going to the moon!(like the little butt lifts he does when trying to turn!Like omg he can move so much!) Everytime I am able to make him laugh I am actually rolling a video camera inside my brain so that I can keep playing that moment again and …

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