Blog Posts - Desserts And Sweets



Wacky Cake ~ Vegan Chocolate Cake ~ Chocolate Cake without eggs, butter or milk

A couple of weeks back, I wanted to bake a cake for my neighbor. When I was going through the options, I was pretty sure that chocolate cake would be a good choice, since her little boy seems to have... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Veg Inspirations on Feb 5, 2015

Lamington Pavlova

Australia Day is one of my favourite occasions to bake for. It's a great chance to get creative and have fun with some Aussie-inspired desserts. And we get a day off work too! In past years I’ve made Lamington Doughnuts and Pavlova Ice Cream, and t...
by spicyicecream on Jan 21, 2015

Paal payasam ~ Chawal ka kheer ~ Indian milk pudding

Happy New Year to all my readers, hope you all had a wonderful start to the year with friends and family. My apologies for not wishing you all earlier.  The last few weeks have been so strange and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on Jan 12, 2015

Baked Pears En Croute Filled with Vegan Spicy Caramel Sauce

This tasty treat is really quite easy to make, and looks so lovely when you serve guests. The spicy caramel sauce makes it particularly special for a holiday. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 4 pears 5 slices frozen vegan puff pastry 1/4 cup golden raisi...
by Vegalicious on Dec 12, 2014

Easy Chocolate Pedha in under 5 mins ~ Indian chocolate fudge ~ Easy Diwali recipes.

You know how it is some days, you just want something with chocolate in it :)  One such day when I was tinkering in the kitchen , and was in the mood for something chocolatey,  I decided to try... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 21, 2014

Oat Rava Ladoo ~ Indian sweet made with oat and semolina

Ever since I tried oats in an Indian sweet for the first time when I made this oats kheer/ payasam,  I feel more confident about using oats in Indian sweets.  I use oats often in my bakes and oatmeal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...
by Veg Inspirations on Oct 19, 2014

Coconut burfi ~ Thengai / Nariyal Burfi ~ Indian coconut fudge

Coconut burfi is a classic Indian fudge like sweet that is made for a lot of events and festivals. It is one of the most simple and basic sweets that is not very complicated and does not take much... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on Sep 24, 2014

Vegan Almond-Apple Tart

As apple season has started, I have been trying to use my preserved apples from last season. This tart recipe uses fresh apples from this year and preserved form last year. Serving Size: 6    Yield: 1 pie/tart Ingredients: 1 flaky pie crust tart w...
by Vegalicious on Sep 9, 2014

Barley payasam ~ Jau ki kheer ~ Indian Milk pudding with barley

Festival season means there are a lot of occasions for making sweets these days. The other day  when I was flipping through a channel I came across a cooking show that was showcasing a barley kheer... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Sep 2, 2014

Elderberry Cream and Soy Yogurt Parfaits

It’s been a very good year for elderberries. The bushes have been full, so we have been taking advantage of the opportunity to make many elderberry recipes. We enjoyed these parfaits as our treat for Sunday afternoon. They would also be good as...
by Vegalicious on Aug 28, 2014

Rava Ladoo ~ Indian sweet with semolina and coconut ~ With stepwise pictures

Remember this version of rava  ladoo with sugar syrup that I had posted a while back ? Before I learned that version, this version of rava ladoo without sugar syrup was the only one I ever made.  The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...
by Veg Inspirations on Aug 6, 2014

Almond Rice Pudding with Blackberry Sauce

Oh, oh oh. This is such a simple dish, but so deliciously wonderful. Blackberries have just begun to ripen (a bit early this year). You can make this treat with any berry or sweet fruit, but the contrast with the white rice and the dark berry is quit...
by Vegalicious on Aug 6, 2014

Chocolate Cupcake with chocolate ganache ~ Egg Free

Its been a long while since I baked any kind of cake. These days, whenever I bake, I usually bake muffins and quick breads. But the other day I was browsing the net and I came across a few cakes that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we...
by Veg Inspirations on Jul 23, 2014

Oats aval payasam ~ Oats Poha kheer ~ Indian pudding made with oats and beaten rice flakes

For a while now I have been wanting to make payasam/ kheer with oats in it. A few weeks back when I wanted to make some neivedyam, I thought maybe this would be a good time to try oats payasam.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Veg Inspirations on Jul 9, 2014

Strawberry ice cream ~ Egg Free ~ No Ice Cream Maker needed

Strawberries are in season right now, and every time I go grocery shopping, these plump and pretty berries look so tempting that I cannot resist adding a box ...... or two into my cart. The idea of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my web...
by Veg Inspirations on Jul 3, 2014

Strawberry Lemon Poppyseed Scones

This has really been the year for strawberries. We have had a bounty of beautiful, organic strawberries. This is one of the recipes we have recently enjoyed. Yield: 6 scones Ingredients: 1½ cups strawberries, stemmed and cut into small pieces 2 cups...
by Vegalicious on Jun 27, 2014

Mango Ice cream ~ Egg Free ~ No Ice cream maker needed ~ With stepwisepictures

The weather in our neck of the woods has been quite summer like in the past couple of weeks. With temperatures hovering around the eighties and low nineties, just the idea of having something cold... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi...
by Veg Inspirations on May 28, 2014

Mocha Chocolate chip Wheat Muffins ~ Egg Free ~ With Stepwise pictures

I think I have mentioned in the past that I am not much of a coffee drinker even though I enjoy an occasional cup, especially when I travel. But the oddest thing is that I really like coffee flavor... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my webs...
by Veg Inspirations on May 15, 2014

Chocolate & Pomegranate Pot de Creme with Caramelised Figs

I'm not entirely sure why I've had a craving for chocolate after scoffing more than my fair share of Lindt bunnies over the Easter long weekend, but it seems that every recipe idea I've come up with in the last few weeks revolves around chocolate!I'v...
by spicyicecream on Apr 28, 2014

Mango Wheat Muffins ~ Egg Free ~ With Stepwise Pictures

Mango season is here :) I was so happy to spot some juicy ripe mangoes when I went grocery shopping last week. I like all kinds of fruits but mangoes definitely have a special place in my heart.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by Veg Inspirations on Apr 16, 2014


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