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Brownies are popular in united states and it is a common dessert in the restaurant menu.This is easy to make and I baked this for my sweet little girl who likes to eat chocolate in any form.it is soft in texture and kids will definitely love this yummy brownies.

Brownies (1)

 

Ingredients

  1. All Purpose Flour/Maida – 1/2 cup
  2. Baking powder-1 tsp
  3. Cocoa powder(I used Hershey’s natural unsweetened cocoa powder) – 3/4 cup
  4. Butter –200 gm
  5. Egg –3
  6. Sugar – 1 1/2 cup
  7. Vanilla Essence – 1/2 tsp
  8. Salt

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Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. Melt butter and keep aside to cool.
  3. In a bowl,mix maida with baking powder,cocoa powder and salt.
  4. In another bowl,beat eggs with sugar.Add sugar little by little till it becomes fluffy.Add butter to it and mix well.
  5. Add the maida mix to it and mix well without lumps.
  6. Grease a 9 inch square baking pan.Pour the batter into the baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.check for doneness by inserting a tooth pick into the center of the pan.it should come out clean.
  7. Once it is cool,cut into square shapes.
  8. Serve with a scoop of ice-cream as dessert.
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Aug 162013

Apple jalebis are prepared by deep frying apple pieces and soak in sugar syrup.These jalebis looks like sugar donuts and it is yummy and mouthwatering dessert for kids.

Apple Jalebi (2)

Ingredients

  1. Apple (cut into medium round pieces) – 10  Pieces
  2. All Purpose Flour/Maida – 1/4 cup
  3. Baking soda – 1/4 tsp
  4. Sugar – 1 1/4 cup
  5. Water – 2 cups
  6. cardamom powder – 1tsp
  7. Ghee/Oil –1 cup

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Preparation

  1. wash and peel off the outer skin of apple.cut into round pieces.
  2. To make batter,In a bowl, mix maida,baking soda, 1 tsp  of sugar with 1/4 cup of water without forming lumps.The batter should be thick in consistency.Keep aside for 30 minutes to get ferment.
  3. To make sugar syrup, boil 1 cup of water and   sugar to get a thread like consistency.Add cardamom powder to it to get a nice flavor.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Dip apple pieces in the batter and deep fry on medium flame till both sides are golden brown in color.
  5. Transfer the fried apple pieces into sugar syrup.Let it soak for few seconds and take it out.
  6. Serve warm.
  7. If you want, you can garnish with almonds or pistachios.
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Jul 242013

Millionaires Short bread is also known as caramel squares or caramel short cake and it consists of three layers.It has a rectangular biscuit base topped with a very soft milkmaid- butter filling and a white chocolate topping.This is a yummy sweet to make and kids will definitely love this.

Millionaires Short Bread (6)

Ingredients

  1. Plain Flour/All Purpose Flour/Maida –1 1/ 2 cups
  2. Butter –1 1/2 cup
  3. Soft Brown Sugar(sieved) –3 tbsp/50gms

For the Topping

  1. Butter –50gms/10 tsp
  2. Soft Brown Sugar –50 gms/3 tbsp
  3. Milkmaid/Condensed Milk –400gms/14oz
  4. Milk Chocolate –150gms/5 1/2 OZ

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Preparation

  1. Sieve the flour into a mixing bowl and rub in the butter with your fingers until the mixture resembles fine bread crumbs.
  2. Add the sugar and mix well to get a firm dough.
  3. Grease a 23 cm/9 inch square cake pan.
  4. Press the dough into the prepared pan and prick with a fork.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 190degrees C /375degree F for 20 minutes until lightly golden .Leave it to cool in the pan.

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  1. To make the topping,place the butter,sugar and condensed milk in a non-stick sauce pan and cook over medium heat stirring constantly,until the mixture comes to the boil.
  2. Reduce the heat and cook for 5 minutes until the caramel is pale golden and thick and is coming away from the sides of the pan.
  3. Pout the topping over the shortbread and leave it to cool.
  4. When the caramel topping is firm,melt the milk chocolate in a heat proof bowl over a sauce pan of simmering water(make sure the bottom of the bowl does not touch the water), stirring occasionally.
  5. Spread the melted chocolate over the topping .
  6. Leave it to set in a cool place.
  7. Cut into squares and serve.

 

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