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Eggless Chocolate Banana Cake - Guest Post by Preethi Shetty

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Today I introduce our guest for today Preethi Shetty. She is my very good friend here in Abudhabi . we have been friends for  almost 5 years now. We friends had a potluck lunch where each of us got yummy dishes and Preethi got  this yummy Eggless Chcocolate Banana cake which was yum and moreover loved by my daughter Manya who is not a chocolate cake lover, immediately I asked for the recipe so that I add it here as a Guest post and she was so sweet she did it immediately. Thank you Preethi for the yummy cake recipe.
Here is what we need : 3 bananas fully ripened 1 ½ cups sugar 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract 3/4th cup oil (non fragrant oil ) ½ tsp salt 2 cup all purpose flour 1 ½ tsp baking soda 1 ½ tsp baking powder 3/4th cup unsweetened cocoa powder ½ cup milk (room temperature) 1 cup Water (warm) 1 tsp Butter For Frosting : 1 cup milk 2 tsp cocoa powder 2 tsp sugar 1 tsp butter Method : 1.Preheat oven at 160 degree Celsius. 2.Grease the baking pan with oil or parchment paper. 3.Mash the bananas using a fork. 4.To…

Kaju Katli / Kaju Burfi- Happy New year 2017

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Wishing all Aps Kitchen readers a Happy and Prosperous New Year 2017, may all good things happen to you all and good wishes come true. It’s first day of the year and lets start the New Year with a Sweet dish. It’s Kaju Katli, the first attempt of kaju katli went wrong but I never gave up and the second time it came perfect and third it was Superb and all at home loved it.
So here is the recipe of kaju katli: Preperation Time: 5 minutes Cooking time : Approx 15 minute Makes : 20 pieces Recipe Inspired from : Veg recipes of India Ingredients 1 cup cashews½ cup sugar¼ cup water⅛th tsp cardamom powder / elaichi powder1 tsp ghee, clarified butter 

Instructions Firstly, in a small mixer/mixie jar or dry grinder add 1 cup cashews and grind to smooth powder. Keep aside. *check notesNow in a non stick pan, take ½ cup of sugar along with ¼ cup of water.Keep the flame on low and keep on stirring to form syrup.Stir the sugar syrup till it forms 1 string consistency.Add the cashew pow…