Friday, June 29, 2012

Mango cupcakes


I made this mango muffins for the Wednesday Breakfast in the office few weeks back.. I initially thought of making this with egg and decided to go for eggless.  I browsed through some recipes and got from Holycow website.  The original recipe has mentioned to add flax seeds powder , but I did not add it,



All purpose Flour – 1 1/2 cup

Baking Powder – 2 tsp

Baking Soda – 1/2 tsp

Salt – 1/4 tsp

Mango Puree – 1 1/2 cup

Brown Sugar – 1 3/4 cup

Vanilla Extract – 1 tsp

Almonds – Crushed ( I used silvered ) – handful

Vegetable Oil – 3/4 cup


1) Preheat the oven to 375 °     
2) Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl -  all purpose flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and crushed silvered almonds.
3) In a bowl, mix the oil, sugar, mango puree and vanilla extract.
4) Mix  the wet ingredients and dry ingredients together Do not over mix.
5) With the  ice cream scoop , pour the  the batter into the muffin tray
6) Bake for about 15 - 18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle of a muffin comes out  clean.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Banana Strawberry Almond Bread


Its been a while I baked anything..I was browsing through the net for bread recipes and found a recipe from I modified the ingredients with what I had in my hand.


Whole Wheat flour – 2 cups

Brown Sugar – 3/4 cups

Baking powder – 1 1/2 tsp

Baking Soda – 1/2  tsp

Egg – 1

Vegetable oil – 2 tbsp

Bananas –  2 mashed

Strawberries – 5 to 6 (I used the frozen )

Almonds – Silvered ( 1/2 cup ) – I crushed it to tiny pieces.

Milk – 1/4 cup ( I used 1 % organic )


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Mix Wheat flour , Brown sugar , baking powder , baking soda in bowl . Add almonds and mix well so that it gets coated with flour. Mash the bananas , strawberries in  another bowl. Add Vegetable oil and egg and whisk together. Mix this to flour mixture and blend everything together. Grease the loaf pan and pour the batter.

Bake for 50 mins or until the knife or toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Cool it completely and Serve.

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