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Carrot Dates Cupcake


My Mother use to make carrot dates bundt cakes. She got this recipe from one of our family friend. My mom use to grate dates  whereas I prefer to  soak dates in milk and  puree  it , obviously need to reduce the amount of  eggs in recipe. She use to make sometime 10 such bundt cakes for Christmas!. Imagine the number of dates and carrot required. My father use to help her in  making this  batter and I use to help in cleaning the dates, grating the carrots ,breaking all eggs  and off-course licking the remaining batter from  the mixing bowl. All this was part of Christmas fun. Now I make this as cupcakes easy for sending it as snacks

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Orange Pound Cake


I was all set to bake this wonderful recipe, the combination of orange and chocolate, a super awesome combination. I did all my homework before an hour itself; took out the eggs, butter and cheese cream from fridge.  As this soft dense cake needs egg and butter to be in room temperature!

After an hour, unexpected incident occur….  In kitchen, I was getting updates from my friends, was seeing my kid’s creativity, getting worldly news from huby  … all at the same time! Not a bad thing to do it …not at all. One friend updated me about her son who had grown taller than his father. I was very eager to see his snap. My sweet friend even though boy was reluctant to pose, posted one of his pictures. I was so surprised. NO…., I was shocked…oshhhh… egg fell from my hand, a very big brown egg. I need another egg that too at the room temperature!

Now I realise  that kids grow very fast just like the way this cake vanishes. It is a fact! There is no surprise in it!!! Continue reading Orange Pound Cake