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Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

 _MG_9894-editNearly an age old epic misconception , stating the cupcake and the muffin are the same… I was under the same delusion … until I went on to understand , if they are same then why two different names?
Reading further, wiki-ing ,finally concluded the debate to my own-self stating
Cupcakes are mini versions of cakes. Frosted and Adorned.  They are unremittingly sweet and are served during special occasions.
Muffins are a smaller portions of bread ( essentially quick bread) . They can be sweet or of the savoury type ,by and large eaten for breakfast or as an accompaniment for tea time.
If you threw a cupcake against the wall, you would hear something of a “poof!” If you threw a muffin, you would hear a “thud!”  A commenter writes on the English Forum
Time for my judgement ??? Off course the cupcake.. They are beautified with the lovely icing and that’s the icing on the cake.

Perfect Chocolate Cup Cake

W ot better can we have after a perfect long awaited long weekend !!!! Two consecutive weekends …Made the most of it… enjoying the perfect British Sunshine Sun, swishing bits thro the tele catching glimpses of the Royal Wedding , BBQ , Riverside Walk , settling for hours by the beachIsland with a palm tree , Picture time all the while to capture the right moments and have them in memories..
This lovely cuppy cake was a sure treat for H  for two thing… Firstly for being very thoughtful to pick a baking book for me.. Secondly he picked the book I had in mind and never disclosed it to him… Tat was truly telepathy.. The book was a Hummingbird Bakery cook book . I had read about their Red Velvet cake and had bookmarked it for working on it a bit later … H brings this book for me 3 days after… and I was just dumbstruckSurprised smile….. A smile was struck all the while and beaming even thro the darkness…

Review : Domino’s Reggae Reggae Pizza

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T  he day after the perfect sunshine bank holiday and just absolute laziness… Not sure what to cook  and my tummy is rumbling… I took this opportunity to order Vegetarian Reggae Reggae Pizza.. Little did I realise it was a Tuesday today.. and Domino’s offers 2 for 1 deal on a Tuesday.. A cheeky smile on my face and I ordered a Vegetarian Supreme half & half..minus the jalapenos for lil V on other side. I was expecting a regular 50 minutes waiting time as most pizza delivery brands take.
Believe it or not … 15 minutes hence my door bell rung. It was the pizza delivery expert at the door. They are really very quick that I can place an order first, set the table then and there and eat them straight away without even warming up in the oven.

Homemade Pizza Dough

I  love Pizza’s !!!! And who wouldn’t love Domino’s??? They always come up with new promotions ..Way back in India they had this 30 min delivery challenge.. Invariably they wud land up late at my door and deliver it free 🙂 Isnt it lucrative… I used to be a bit worried if the driver/ delivery boy would have to pay a penalty for this.. But I did speak to the store manager who hands it over.. and they were quite clear that the delivery boy’s have got nothing to do with it… This used to give me peace of mind .. and enjoy my Pizza Guilt freee….

Eggless Mango Cake

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Y ellow is the color !! Spring is in …Flowers are blooming , minds are getting fresher , enthusiasm is gearing up .. so what is the wait for…. Let the doors open… Get springy in season and self 🙂

A fresh mango was sitting in a corner of my fruit basket.. for the last 1 week.. Before it went any stale.., H placed it at the edge of the kitchen counter… This was an indication tat I better not forget it…  Errr… was the first expression came from within… Then a big smile… saying “What are u waiting for ? “ Lets get baking… To my coincedence , I had a can of sliced mango also nearly lost in my pantry cabinet…   This was the chance to get both to action and clear my stock toooo …. Eggless Mango Cake it is !