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Pear, Pistachio, Chocolate Chunk Cake

Studded with pistachios, chunks of pears and chocolate, and flecks of orange zest, everything about this cake is plain perfect. This is my go to Christmas cake recipe. The flavor combinations are unique and absolutely delightful. I first came across…

Khajoor Mewa Burfi (Date & Nut Fudge)

A naturally sweetened dessert, with no added fat or sugar, this khajoor mewa burfi is an easy to make crowd pleaser! The recipe was inspired from this recipe over at myheartbeets and another one found in Mallika Basu’s book Masala.

Dark Chocolate and Nuts Burfi with a Hint of Ghost Pepper and Sea Salt

When your garden produces a ton of ghost peppers, you are bound to have some unconventional experiments in your kitchen. This dark chocolate and nuts burfi is the result of one such successful experiment.

Besan Burfi (Chickpea Flour Fudge)

This Besan Barfi is my go to for when my heart craves some Indian dessert indulgence. The combination of cardamom with chickpea flour is to die for! This can easily be made into besan laddoo (fudge balls) if you have…

White Chocolate and Nuts Burfi

White chocolate and nuts burfi is an easy and quick Indian flavored dessert.

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake with Candied Lemon Glaze

This recipe is inspired from a recipe I found at Amy’s Healthy Baking. While her recipe is fabulous as it is, I do not care for Stevia, so made this with sucralose and erythritol. I also wanted to make the cake…