In Cakes Celebrations


Dear all,
I wish you all a Happy New year 2010 and thanks a lot for your support and encouragement.
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Lets celebrate this New Year with this tasty and crunchy Marble cake!!
Marble cake
All purpose Flour : 2 cups
White Sugar : 1 cup
Butter, softened : 1/2 cup
Baking powder : 2 Tsp
Salt : 1/2 Tsp
Vanilla Extract : 1 Tsp
Milk : 1 Cup
Roasted Cashew & almond bits-handful
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder : 2 Tbsp
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.Grease and flour the cake tin.Place flour, baking powder, salt, sugar, butter or margarine, eggs, vanilla, and milk into mixing bowl. Beat slowly to moisten, then beat with an electric mixer at medium speed for about 2 minutes until smooth.Add roasted nuts and mix.Reserve 3/4 cup batter; pour the remaining into pan.Stir cocoa into the 3/4 cup reserved batter. Drop by spoonfuls over top of white batter. Using a knife, swirl the cocoa batter into the white batter to incorporate it in a marble effect .Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, until an inserted wooden pick comes out clean.
Sending this Divya's Best chocolate cake event

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In Round ups


I am very happy to post this rendezvous with Aathidhyam.We are all bidding good bye to this year of recession,terrorist attacks,protests,swine flu etc and awaiting the advent of year 2010 with new hopes and ideas.It gives me immense pleasure to share this joyous & enthralling ride as a food blogger.
Started this blog :Aathidhyam on 14th april and today my blog is 9 months old with 46 recipes,54 followers and 13040 hits.I know it is very less when compared to other delicious food blogs but i am feeling really great on achieving something like this and carving my own niche amidst of all those wonderful bloggers.Without knowing much about blog,blogging,widgets,food terms i stepped into this world of food blogging,first post i introduced about myself then i thought let me post my mom's special kheer recipe,after posting, now and then i kept checking to know the response (comments) but to my surprise i didnt receive any and from my day-2 i received 1 comment and i was on cloud 9 and till date i am flooded with those valuable comments and feedback.Initially without knowing much about templates and blog designing,i used classic template provided by bloggers,then i started searching regarding the same and today my blog reflects where i have landed.My journey onboard as a food blogger is really a memorable one and got many friends,extended help to my fellow bloggers,learned many new things, shared my views and ideas with them and this journey unveiled onething that i can blog.Coming to photos oh my god,presentation is not my cup of horlicks(sorry tea)so i would like to thank my mom for her support and encouragement and without her this would not be possible.Earlier my photos were of poor quality with dull light but today i love all my recipe photos and i am able to overcome the above problem.Here is the transition.
Topping this post with huge thanks to all my readers for their tremendous support and encouragement via comments.Thank you all and i promise that i will disappoint you and treat you with more yummy delicacies in the years to come.
My Breakfast Blast-

Rice Varieties-
Rice Varieties


Chutneys/Spicy Powders-


Refreshing Chillers-
Sending this to Best of year 2009 hosted by Srivalli

Cheers to all,

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In Desserts Sweet Treats


After treating you all with killer combo,i thought let me add perfect finisher(word???)to it.So here comes my Delicious,creamy and rich dessert~Mixed fruit salad.
Mixed fruit salad
Milk-1/2 ltr
Custard Powder-2-3 tbsps
Sugar-as per taste
Cashew nuts-hand ful
Dates-hand ful (sliced)
Almonds halves- handful
Cherries-for garnishing
Apple-1/2 (cubes)
Cadbury Diarymilk-For extra taste (optional)
Bring milk to boil and allow it to cool.Pour 1/4th cup of cold milk into a bowl,add custard powder and mix well.Avoid lumps.Now add sugar to milk and allow it to dissolve completely by stirring.By stirring add custard powder paste to milk.Add rest of the ingredients and refrigerate.
Garnish with cherries and diary milk bits and serve.
Serve chilled.
NOTE-Feel free to use fruits as per your taste.
Finally have a treat this sunday and leave your feedback here...

Sending this FIL~Fall In Love with Fruits event hosted by Sanghi

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