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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…

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…

Shahi Tukray is a traditional Pakistani dessert made with fried bread slices soaked in cardamom & saffron infused milk. A Desi version of a bread & butter pudding. 
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Shahi Tukray

Shahi Tukray is a traditional Pakistani dessert made with fried bread slices soaked in cardamom & saffron infused milk. A Desi version of a bread & butter pudding.  One of my favorite traditional Pakistani desserts has to be Shahi Tukray – deep-fried slices of bread soaked in a creamy cardamom and saffron scented milk mixture. Left to soak in the fridge for a couple of hours and the end result is truly divine! Similar to an American bread & butter…

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Salted Caramel Custard

Salted caramel custard is a delicious layered dessert with cookie crumbs on the bottom, a layer of caramel custard in the middle, luscious salted caramel on top garnished with whipped cream and cookie crumbs. Salted Caramel Custard & a Belated Eid Mubarak Belated Eid Mubarak everyone! Whether you celebrated it simply or in a much more festive manner, I hope it was spent in the midst of family & friends. That is what Eid is all about – family &…

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Almond Cake

This almond cake is a delicate tea-time cake featuring a triple dose of almond flavor. Almond essence and crushed almonds in the batter, and topped with crunchy roasted almonds on top.  Almost everyone who bakes usually has a good plain/pound cake recipe – something that can be eaten on it’s own or with tea. A light cake that the whole family can enjoy without feeling too full.  This cake is a family favorite, and I make it all the time.…