Monthly Archives: May 2010

Chocolate Ganache’ Cake

This recipe of Chocolate Ganache’ Cake is the most easiest one on the planet and its very soft and fresh……. try it and make your day …

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tspn baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup soft butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbspns yogurt/ sour cream
  • Some butter for greasing the pan
  • A handful of chocolate chips
  • 1 tbspn good vanilla essence
  • A pinch of coffee
  • 2 tbspn cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup milk

FOR GANACHE’

  • 100 – 150 gms dark chocolate or cooking chocolate
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbspn honey

Procedure:

-Preheat oven to 175 degrees Celsius.

-In a bowl beat sugar and butter for few seconds, crack an egg into it and whisk.

-Add vanilla, coffee, cocoa powder, milk and sour cream and mix well.

-Stir in a tspn of baking powder to all-purpose flour and introduce the dry ingredients to the mixture and beat well.

-Add chocolate chips and stir.

-Grease a round cake pan, maybe 7 inches one and pour the mixture into it.

-Bake for 20 – 30 minutes. Check with a toothpick if it is done. (place it on oven’s middle rack)

-Take it out and let I rest for 10 minutes.

-Very carefully turn it over into a plate, or remove its sides if using the other cake pan.

-Now for ganache’ break the cooking chocolate into small pieces and place them in a deep mixing bowl along with honey. Heat the cream in non-stick sauce pan and pour over the chocolate with constant stirring.

-The chocolate will start melting and mixing and so as honey.

-Put this mixture aside for 10 minutes to cool down. Pour it over the cake and spread well.

-Refrigerate for minimum 2 hours and serve.

Outcome:

Tasty and as easy as 1, 2, 3 rich chocolate cake is ready to serve.

Ayesha's Kitchen

Tips:

-If the cake starts burning from the top while baking, cover it with aluminum foil.

-Must refrigerate for 2 hrs before serving.

Servings:

This will serve 10 people easily.

Vegetable Egg Fried Rice

Vegetable Egg fried rice is a wonderful, lite dish which is ideal for dinner. Serve it with curry or grilled chicken, it will taste awesome …

Ingredients:

VEGETABLES

  • 1 cup boiled peas
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • ½ cup capsicum (sliced)
  • 2 sprigs of scallions

FOR RICE

  • 1 tspn black pepper
  • 1 ½ cups rice
  • Salt
  • ½ tspn Chinese salt
  • 8 tbspns soy sauce
  • 4 tbspn vinegar
  • 4 eggs well beaten
  • 4 tbspn oil

Procedure:

-Soak rice in deep water for 30 minutes and boil them. (don’t let them lose their shape)

-Crack 4 eggs in a bowl and whisk.

-Heat 4 tbspns of olive oil and fry eggs with constant stirring.

-Add all the sliced and chopped vegetables plus all the seasonings and sauces and stir well.

-After 2 minutes of stirring, add rice and mix well.

-Scoop some rice in a plate and serve hot alone or with curry.

Outcome:

Tasty and lite vegetable egg fried rice is ready to serve.

Ayesha's Kitchen

Tips:

-Cook the mixture on high heat with constant stirring.

Servings:

This will serve 3 – 4 persons easily.

Scrambled Egg

Scrambled Egg is the most easy and tasty way to consume eggs, try this recipe and make your day …

Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • A pinch of fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ cup cream
  • 1 tspn butter

Procedure:

-In  a non stick saucepan, melt butter and add cream and let it get warm on medium heat for 1 minute.

-Crack 3 eggs in a bowl and whisk them.

-When butter starts separating from the cream add eggs and start mixing with a wooden spoon until its half cooked. Add black pepper and after 5 seconds scoop it out on lightly toasted bread slice. Serve with a piece of grilled tomato.

Outcome:

Fluffy and creamy scrambled eggs are ready to serve.

Ayesha Haq

Tips:

  • Use fresh thin cream.
  • Start mixing it as soon as you add the eggs.
  • Serve it as soon as possible.

Servings:

This will serve 2 persons easily.