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Friday, May 01, 2015

Single Serving Lemon Coconut Cake ( Eggless)

Posted by Saraswathi Tharagaram On 6:37 PM
 Single Serving Lemon Coconut Cake ( Eggless)


      We have come to end of month long Blogging Marathon successfully and I cant believe a month has passed just like that.  And for this week,  I posted Single serving "Eggless" recipes, which are mess free and tasted great with minimal effect.  Today recipe is flavorful cake which have mild sweetness from coconut milk with tint of lemon aroma.  Great to snack any time of the day!!

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time: 15 ~ 20 minutes
Serves 1
Adapted from here

Ingredients:
4 tbsp all purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
2 1/2 tbsp granulated sugar
Pinch of salt 
4 tbsp full fat coconut milk ( If you don't get full fat milk then add 1 tbsp butter @ room temperature)
1 tsp coconut flakes
1/4 tsp lemon zest

Method:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F a.d grease the ramekin with butter.
2. In a mixing bowl,  combine all the ingredients expect lemon zest and coconut flakes. 
3. Stir with a small whisk until batter is smooth. Then mix in coconut flakes and lime zest. 

Baking:
4.  Transfer the batter to prepared pan and bake it for 15 ~ 20 minutes or microwave it for 1 minute. Cool little bit and top it with reserved coconut flakes, lemon zest and serve.

 Single Serving Lemon Coconut Cake ( Eggless) 
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time: 15 ~ 20 minutes
Serves 1

Ingredients:
4 tbsp all purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
2 1/2 tbsp granulated sugar
Pinch of salt
4 tbsp full fat coconut milk ( If you don't get full fat milk then add 1 tbsp butter @ room temperature)
1 tsp coconut flakes
1/4 tsp lemon zest

Method:
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F a.d grease the ramekin with butter.
2. In a mixing bowl,  combine all the ingredients expect lemon zest and coconut flakes.
3. Stir with a small whisk until batter is smooth. Then mix in coconut flakes and lime zest.

Baking:
4.  Transfer the batter to prepared pan and bake it for 15 ~ 20 minutes or microwave it for 1 minute. Cool little bit and top it with reserved coconut flakes, lemon zest and serve.

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 Single Serving Lemon Coconut Cake ( Eggless)




Single Serving Eggless Peanut Butter Cake

Posted by Saraswathi Tharagaram On 6:04 PM
Single Serving Eggless Peanut Butter Cake


Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time: 15 ~ 20 minutes
Serves: 1

Ingredients:
4 tbsp all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
4 tsp granulated sugar
Pinch of salt 
4 tbsp fat-free milk
3 tbsp smooth peanut butter

Method: 
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F and grease one muffin cup or one ramekin pan, 
2. Combine all ingredients in mixing bow using fork or whisk.  Batter will thick.
3. Transfer the batter to prepared ramekin and smooth the batter with back of the spoon, to get smooth surface.

Baking:
4. Bake it in preheated oven for 15 ~ 20 minutes or till done OR microwave it for 1 minutes. Cool the cake for few minutes before eating. 


Single Serving Eggless Peanut Butter Cake

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time: 15 ~ 20 minutes
Serves: 1

Ingredients:
4 tbsp all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
4 tsp granulated sugar
Pinch of salt
4 tbsp fat-free milk
3 tbsp smooth peanut butter

Method: 
1. Preheat the oven to 350 F and grease one muffin cup or one ramekin pan,
2. Combine all ingredients in mixing bow using fork or whisk.  Batter will thick.
3. Transfer the batter to prepared ramekin and smooth the batter with back of the spoon, to get smooth surface.

Baking:
4. Bake it in preheated oven for 15 ~ 20 minutes or till done OR microwave it for 1 minutes. Cool the cake for few minutes before eating.


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Single Serving Eggless Peanut Butter Cake

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Single Serving Choco Chip Cookie

Posted by Saraswathi Tharagaram On 9:45 PM
Single Serving Choco Chip Cookie


Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time: 14 minutes
Serves: 1

Ingredients:
4 tbsp all purpose flour 
Pinch of salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp or more chocolate chips
1 tbsp milk or water
1/8 tsp vanilla extract

Single Serving Choco Chip Cookie

Method:
1. Preheat the oven to 350F,  Grease cookie baking tray with butter.
2. In a mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together and gently roll between your palm. Before rolling,    grease butter to your palms to avoid sticking of  cookie dough.
3. Gently flatten it and place it on the prepared tray.


Baking:
4. Bake the cookie for 14 minutes in preheated oven. Once done, remove and place it on cooling rack and allow it to cool. Enjoy it while warm or at room temperature.

Single Serving Choco Chip Cookie

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time: 14 minutes
Serves: 1

Ingredients:
4 tbsp all purpose flour
Pinch of salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp or more chocolate chips
1 tbsp milk or water
1/8 tsp vanilla extract

Method:
1. Preheat the oven to 350F,  Grease cookie baking tray with butter.
2. In a mixing bowl, mix all ingredients together and gently roll between your palm.    Before rolling, grease butter to your palms to avoid sticking of  cookie dough.
3. Gently flatten it and place it on the prepared tray.

Baking:
4. Bake the cookie for 14 minutes in preheated oven. Once done, remove and place it on cooling rack and allow it to cool. Enjoy it while warm or at room temperature.

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Single Serving Choco Chip Cookie


Single Serving Eggless Coffee Cake

Posted by Saraswathi Tharagaram On 9:14 PM
Single Serving Eggless Coffee Cake


Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time: 14 ~ 16 minutes
Serve: 1
Adapted from here

Ingredients for cake :
Dry Ingredients:
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt

Wet Ingredients:
1 tbsp butter / oil
2 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 tsp flex seed + 1/ 1/2 tbsp water
2 tbsp yogurt
1/2 tsp vanilla

For crumb topping:
1 tbsp butter @ room temperature
2 tbsp all purpose flour
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon powder

Single Serving Eggless Coffee Cake

Method:
1. Preheat the oven for 350F.  Grease baking pan or ramekin.
2. In a small mixing bowl, cream melted butter and sugar together.
3. Mix in soaked flex mixture along with yogurt and Vanilla.
4. Stir in dry ingredients and mix to corporate. Pour the mixture to prepared pan.

Single Serving Eggless Coffee Cake

For Topping:
5.  In a small mixing bowl, mix the crumb ingredients with your finger and keep it aside till use.

Baking:

Single Serving Eggless Coffee Cake

6. Bake the cake for 7 minutes in preheated oven. Then remove the cake and top it topping and put back to bake for another 7 minutes or 1 or 2 minutes to more till tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Single Serving Eggless Coffee Cake


Single Serving Eggless Coffee Cake
Preparation time: 5 minutes  
Baking time: 14 ~ 16 minutes
Serve: 1
Adapted from here

Ingredients for cake :
Dry Ingredients:
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt

Wet Ingredients:
1 tbsp butter / oil
2 tbsp sugar
1 1/2 tsp flex seed + 1/ 1/2 tbsp water
2 tbsp yogurt
1/2 tsp vanilla

For crumb topping:
1 tbsp butter @ room temperature
2 tbsp all purpose flour
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon powder

Method:
1. Preheat the oven for 350F.  Grease baking pan or ramekin.
2. In a small mixing bowl, cream melted butter and sugar together.
3. Mix in soaked flex mixture along with yogurt and Vanilla.
4. Stir in dry ingredients and mix to corporate. Pour the mixture to prepared pan.

For Topping:
5.  In a small mixing bowl, mix the crumb ingredients with your finger and keep it aside till use.

Baking:
6. Bake the cake for 7 minutes in preheated oven. Then remove the cake and top it topping and put back to bake for another 7 minutes or 1 or 2 minutes to more till tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean.

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Single Serving Eggless Chocolate Cupcake

Posted by Saraswathi Tharagaram On 5:25 PM
Single Serving Eggless Chocolate Cupcake



Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time: 14 ~ 17 minutes
Serves: 1
Adapted from here

Dry Ingredients:
1 tbsp + 2 tsp cocoa powder
3 tbsp all purpose flour or wheat flour
1/8 tsp salt
1 tbsp + 2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp baking powder

Wet Ingredients:
1 tbsp applesauce
3 tbsp milk 
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Single Serving Eggless Chocolate Cupcake


Method:
Preparation: 
1. Preheat oven to 350 F and grease muffin pan or 1 ramekin with oil.
2. Combine dry ingredients and stir in wet ingredients. Mix well.

Single Serving Eggless Chocolate Cupcake

Baking:
3. Pour in prepared pan and bake it for 14 ~ 17 minutes OR  microwave 60 seconds on high.
4. Cool before removing for the pan, Enjoy with your choice of frosting.

Single Serving Eggless Chocolate Cupcake



Single Serving Eggless Chocolate Cupcake

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time: 14 ~ 17 minutes
Serves: 1
Dry Ingredients:
1 tbsp + 2 tsp cocoa powder
3 tbsp all purpose flour or wheat flour
1/8 tsp salt
1 tbsp + 2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp baking powder

Wet Ingredients:
1 tbsp applesauce
3 tbsp milk 
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Method:
Preparation: 
1. Preheat oven to 350 F and grease muffin pan or 1 ramekin with oil.
2. Combine dry ingredients and stir in wet ingredients. Mix well.

Baking:
3. Pour in prepared pan and bake it for 14 ~ 17 minutes OR  microwave 60 seconds on high.
4. Cool before removing for the pan, Enjoy with your choice of frosting.
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Single Serving Eggless Choco Chip Muffin

Posted by Saraswathi Tharagaram On 8:48 PM
Single Serving Eggless Choco Chip Muffin



Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time 15 ~ 17 minutes
Serves: 1 no
Adapted from here

Dry Ingredients:
3 tbsp white whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt
1 1/2 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate chips or nuts or fruits

Wet Ingredients:
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp cooking oil or butter, melted
1 tbsp + 1 tsp milk
1 tbsp sugar


Method:

1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease or  Line muffin pan or ramekin with 1 liner. Set aside.
2. Mix flour, baking powder, salt, and chocolate chips together in a small bowl.
3. Add vanilla, melted butter, milk, and sugar. Mix everything together until just combined. Don't over mix.
4. Transfer batter into prepared muffin liner.

Baking:
5. Bake for 17 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Single Serving Eggless Choco Chip Muffin


Single Serving Eggless Choco Chip Muffin

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Baking time 15 ~ 17 minutes
Serves: 1 no

Dry Ingredients:
3 tbsp white whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt
1 1/2 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate chips or nuts or fruits

Wet Ingredients:
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp cooking oil or butter, melted
1 tbsp + 1 tsp milk  
1 tbsp sugar

Method:
1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease or  Line muffin pan or ramekin with 1 liner. Set aside.
2. Mix flour, baking powder, salt, and chocolate chips together in a small bowl. 
3. Add vanilla, melted butter, milk, and sugar. Mix everything together until just combined. Don't over mix.
4. Transfer batter into prepared muffin liner.

Baking:
5. Bake for 17 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. 

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Monday, April 27, 2015

Basic Focaccia Bread

Posted by Saraswathi Tharagaram On 9:37 PM

Basic Focaccia Bread

         Focaccia is a type of flat Italian bread that is baked in the oven. The term focaccia is derived from the latin Panis focacius which means bread that is baked in the ashes. Focaccia can be topped with a variety of toppings ranging from rosemary and sea salt to different types of cheese, herbs, vegetables and even fruit.
 
        This lovely recipe was challenged by Rachael of pizzarossa and Sawsan of  chefindisguise for "Daring Bakers". And this is my first time in baking focaccia bread and I love the texture, flavor of it.  Thanks Rachael and Sawsan for this wonderful recipe and I am sharing the same for Blogging Marathon.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 
Servings: 8 slices 
Adapted from here

Ingredients:
2-3/4 cups (660 ml) (385 gm) (13½ oz) all-purpose (plain) flour
1 teaspoon (5 ml) (6 gm) salt
1 teaspoon (5 ml) (5 gm) white sugar
1 tablespoon (15 ml) (8½ gm) active dry yeast
1 teaspoon (5 ml) (3 gm) garlic powder
1 teaspoon (5 ml) (3 gm) dried oregano
1 teaspoon (5 ml) (3 gm) dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 pinch ground black pepper
1 tablespoon (15 ml) vegetable oil
1¼  cups (300 ml) milk 
2 tablespoon (30 ml) (15 gm) (½ oz) grated Parmesan cheese (optional) 

Method:
1.  In a bowl mix the milk, yeast and sugar and wait until it becomes foamy and bubbly. 
2.  In a large bowl, stir together the flour, salt, , garlic powder, oregano, thyme, basil,  parmesan cheese and black pepper.



3. Mix in the vegetable oil, then add the milk-yeast mixture. Using stand mixer or with a wooden spoon, Mix in till the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic  or run stand-mixer at setting "2" for 10 minutes with dough hook to knead the dough.




4.  Lightly oil a large bowl, place the dough in the bowl, and turn to coat with oil. Cover with a damp cloth, and let rise in a warm place until it doubles in size. 


5.  At the end of proofing time,  preheat oven to hot 450°F/230°C/gas mark 8. Punch dough down the dough; place on greased baking sheet.
6.  Pat into a ½ -inch (15 mm) thick rectangle or any shape you desire. Use your fingertips to give the dough the dimples effect, pushing gently all over the surface of the dough.



7.  Place any topping or  Brush top generously with olive oil. Sprinkle salt and oregano.
8. Allow the dough to rest for 10-15 minutes.
9. Bake in preheated hot 450°F/230°C/gas mark 8 oven for 15 minutes, or until the sides begin to brown then place under the broiler (grill) till the top becomes golden brown. Serve warm.



Basic Focaccia Bread

Preparation time: 15 minutes 

Baking time: 
Servings: 8 slices 
Adapted from here

Ingredients:
2-3/4 cups (660 ml) (385 gm) (13½ oz) all-purpose (plain) flour
1 teaspoon (5 ml) (6 gm) salt
1 teaspoon (5 ml) (5 gm) white sugar
1 tablespoon (15 ml) (8½ gm) active dry yeast
1 teaspoon (5 ml) (3 gm) garlic powder
1 teaspoon (5 ml) (3 gm) dried oregano
1 teaspoon (5 ml) (3 gm) dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 pinch ground black pepper
1 tablespoon (15 ml) vegetable oil
1¼  cups (300 ml) milk
2 tablespoon (30 ml) (15 gm) (½ oz) grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

Method:
1.  In a bowl mix the milk, yeast and sugar and wait until it becomes foamy and bubbly.
2.  In a large bowl, stir together the flour, salt, , garlic powder, oregano, thyme, basil,  parmesan cheese and black pepper.
3. Mix in the vegetable oil, then add the milk-yeast mixture. Using stand mixer or with a wooden spoon, Mix in till the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface, and knead until smooth and elastic  or run stand-mixer at setting "2" for 10 minutes with dough hook to knead the dough.
4.  Lightly oil a large bowl, place the dough in the bowl, and turn to coat with oil. Cover with a damp cloth, and let rise in a warm place until it doubles in size.
5.  At the end of proofing time,  preheat oven to hot 450°F/230°C/gas mark 8. Punch dough down the dough; place on greased baking sheet.
6.  Pat into a ½ -inch (15 mm) thick rectangle or any shape you desire. Use your fingertips to give the dough the dimples effect, pushing gently all over the surface of the dough.
7.  Place any topping or  Brush top generously with olive oil. Sprinkle salt and oregano.
8. Allow the dough to rest for 10-15 minutes.
9. Bake in preheated hot 450°F/230°C/gas mark 8 oven for 15 minutes, or until the sides begin to brown then place under the broiler (grill) till the top becomes golden brown. Serve warm.
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Basic Focaccia Bread


Apple Flapjacks

Posted by Saraswathi Tharagaram On 6:04 PM


Apple Flapjacks

                  Flapjack is a sweet chewy English cake or bar made from a mixture of oats, golden syrup/corn syrup and butter.   A traditional Flapjack is one of the quickest, easiest and  made with available ingredients  at home.  And also healthy as it is made mainly from oats which are full of iron, zinc and vitamin B, so you can eat them without too much guilt. They are usually baked in a flat tin and cut into squares or rectangles while still warm. Try this, enjoy any time in a day..

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 30 minutes
Serves : 4
Adapted from here

Ingredients:
1 lb / 1/2 kg apples 
1/2 cup /100 g oats
1 1/4 oz / 35 ml honey
5 tbsp / 75 butter
2 tbsp + 1 tsp / 40 g sugar
Pinch of salt
Pinch of ground ginger

Method


1. Preheat oven at 35o F and meantime grease the baking pan ( 6 inch pan for thicker slice or 8 inch pan for thinner slice). 
2. Peeled, cored and chopped or grated apples and cook it gently in a covered sauce pan with the sugar, until it becomes a soft. 
3. Add the butter and honey. Mix and cook it low heat.
4. Gently stir in the oats, salt and ginger to coat through. 
5. Transfer the mixture into a buttered cake tin (I quarter the recipe and used 6 inch pan) and bake in the oven at 350 F for 30 mins. Allow to cool before turning out. And store the flapjacks in an air-tight container for up to 4 days.

Apple Flapjacks

Apple Flapjacks

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Baking time: 30 minutes
Serves : 4
Adapted from here

Ingredients:
1 lb / 1/2 kg apples 
1/2 cup /100 g oats
1 1/4 oz / 35 ml honey
5 tbsp / 75 butter
2 tbsp + 1 tsp / 40 g sugar
Pinch of salt
Pinch of ground ginger

Method
1. Preheat oven at 35o F and meantime grease the baking pan ( 6 inch pan for thicker slice or 8 inch pan for thinner slice). 
2. Peeled, cored and chopped or grated apples and cook it gently in a covered sauce pan with the sugar, until it becomes a soft. 
3. Add the butter and honey. Mix and cook it low heat.
4. Gently stir in the oats, salt and ginger to coat through. 
5. Transfer the mixture into a buttered cake tin (I quarter the recipe and used 6 inch pan) and bake in the oven at 350 F for 30 mins. Allow to cool before turning out. And store the flapjacks in an air-tight container for up to 4 days.
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