Christmas Recipes


Chocolate Monkey Bread Recipe

The name monkey bread comes from the fact that this bread is a pull-apart bread and you would pick it apart with your fingers like a monkey would. This delicious gooey monkey bread is made from scratch. I have used my Zojirushi bread maker to make the dough but you can very easily use a

Ginger Cookie Recipe

This ginger cookie recipe is different from the ginger snaps that you find in American stores. These are very similar to ginger nut cookies you will find in England. I first tried them in London and fell in love with them. They taste great dunked in milk or chai. If you like cookies, you will

Eggless Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Pineapple upside down cake is my favorite cake to bake. I made it this year for my daughter’s birthday. She was so excited to bake and wanted to help me with it. The great thing about this cake is that is looks perfectly decorated and needs no fancy frosting. The prep time is literally 15

Easy Brownie Recipe

We went through several permutations of ingredients to come up with this easy brownie recipe for the best brownies with no eggs. Eggs typically give baked good a nice rise and it’s not easy to get the same texture with replacements. However, try this recipe and we promise you won’t notice the difference. In fact,

Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

These chocolate chip cookies are so easy to make. I go through a few batches during holiday season. My family loves these and think that they are the world’s best cookies. They are also perfect to make with your little and thereby build memories while making chocolate chip cookies.  Mix these cookies in a stand

Mawa Cake Recipe

This warm soft cake with cardamom and nutmeg reminds me of Parsi bakeries in Mumbai. Merwan’s bakery has the best mawa cakes and this recipe is as close as I could get to those. The cake has a dense texture from mawa or milk solids and yet tastes light and heavenly. This cake is perfect

British Christmas Pudding Recipe

Traditionally, this British Christmas pudding is prepared about a month before Christmas and fed with alcohol to keep it from spoilage. I prefer to steam the pudding a day before Christmas but some prefer to bake it in a water-bath. If you wish to make a non-alcoholic version, soak the fruit in orange juice a

Russian Tea Cakes Recipe

Russian tea cakes, also know as Italian wedding cookies or butterballs, are very popular around Christmas. Although they are called cakes, these are actually very crumbly cookies. They almost have a shortbread kind of a texture. I usually make three or four batches to distribute to friends and family. Everyone loves them. These are very