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Requiring just 3 ingredients and 20 minutes in the oven, coconut macaroons are a simple and delicious crowd pleasing dessert.
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Coconut Macaroons

Requiring just 3 ingredients and 20 minutes in the oven, coconut macaroons are a simple and delicious crowd pleasing dessert. Not to be confused with the French macaron, coconut macaroons are one of the simplest desserts ever. All that is required is mixing 3 ingredients and 15 – 20 minutes in the oven resulting in cookies that are crispy on the outside, and chewy on the inside. The macaroons are delicious plain, but they are open to many variations depending…

A black plate with a stack of cinnamon nut puff pastry palmiers in the front. At the back is a baking tray with more palmiers, and on the left is a cup of black tea with a palmier on the saucer.
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Puff Pastry Palmiers with Nuts and Cinnamon | Cinnamon Nut Palmiers

Puff pastry palmiers are crunchy and crispy French biscuits that require just a few ingredients to make and only 10 minutes of prep time! These cinnamon nut palmiers have a filling of crushed almonds and pistachios with a hint of cinnamon, and are delicious with a cup of tea or coffee.    What are palmiers? Palmiers are a classic French biscuit made with just two ingredients – puff pastry and sugar. These elegant cookies flaky and buttery from the puff…

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3 caramel desserts to make on the weekend

A collection of my favorite caramel desserts to make for friends, friends or just for yourself on the weekend ahead.  If you have been following me for a while, you would know pretty well how much I absolutely love caramel. Simple caramel, condensed milk caramel (or Dulce de Leche), caramel sauce and of course my absolute favorite salted caramel. Drizzled over ice-cream, poured over pancakes, added in desserts or just eaten with a spoon caramel is just so delicious that…

This make-ahead dish comprises of salted caramel crepes with strawberries. Prepare a night before and bake in the morning.
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Salted Caramel Crepes

This make-ahead breakfast dish comprises of salted caramel crepes with strawberries. Prepare a night before and bake in the morning. I am a ‘make sure you eat breakfast in the morning’ kind of girl. It’s a habit ingrained in me since childhood and I always have something, even if it’s just bread dipped in my chai. If I don’t, my stomach starts growling in a few hours and it ceases to be a productive day for me. On the weekdays,…

Pavlova with whipped cream, salted caramel and strawberries
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Pavlova with Salted Caramel and Strawberries

Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert made from egg whites. In this recipe, the crisp pavlova base is topped with whipped cream, salted caramel and strawberries. Salted Caramel Pavlova and Happy 2017 2016 just flew by and what an exciting year it was. So many things happened in my life, my career and this blog. Alhamdullilah all of them good. I got married to someone who supports me in everything I do. Who is okay with eating cold food because I…

Oreo Vanilla Pudding with Salted Caramel
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Guest Post: Oreo Vanilla Pudding with Salted Caramel

A couple of days back I was going through my newsfeed and came across the blog ‘UrduMom’. The word ‘Urdu’ in the title caught my interest and I immediately started reading her posts on recipes, travels, parenting & more. I messaged her on her Facebook page admiring her writing and how she is sharing her experiences of teaching Urdu to her children so it benefits Pakistani expats around the world. Turns out the person behind the site is Tamania, who…

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Dulce De Leche or Condensed Milk Caramel

Dulce De Leche is an Argentinian specialty made by boiling a can of condensed milk to reveal a delicious caramelized spread that can be used on toast, as a filling in pie or just eaten with a spoon. Blogging about another dessert sauce that I make on a regular basis, Dulce De Leche.  It’s an Argentinian known as milk jam made by cooking milk & sugar together. In Desi layman terms… condensed milk caramel. Basically, the output of boiling a…