Recipes by Avanika

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Chocolate Fudge Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream And Dark Chocolate Fudge Frosting

Chocolate Fudge Cake with Salted Caramel Buttercream And Dark Chocolate Fudge Frosting by Avanika

Here I am, up at 1 am, surrounded by not one, not two, but FOUR different types of cookies around me! Yes!!! I have finally taken this seriously & I'm testing recipes every spare minute I can find, which with work, gym & a social life is almost…

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Strawberry Lattice Pie

Strawberry Lattice Pie by Avanika

Pie is just one of those feel good things, isn't it? The happiest & the most, um, romantic - not in the I'm in love kind of romantic, but more like the this is something that's been happening in homes all over the world for more years than I've been alive - thing to me is probably taking steaming hot pie with bubbling berry filling…

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DIY : Homemade Granola Bars

DIY : Homemade Granola Bars by Avanika

Happy 2014!! While I’ve made just about zero resolutionsbecause they never seem to last beyond a week, I do have very high hopes forthis year! I’ve just joined the #100HappyDays bandwagon, hopefully I see thisthrough. If you want to cheer me on, I’m doing it on Instagram, come say hi! Afew encouraging should go a long way in pushing…

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Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

Gooey Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars by Avanika

These bars...They're just pure sin!And I polished off more than half a pan myself late one night *embarrassed smile*So I'm never making them again... especially given that I've just realised I've gained 10 kilos over the last year & need to lose it by the end of January!But you totally should... Just make sure you have lots of people…

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Chocolate Truffle Tart

Chocolate Truffle Tart by Avanika

What do you when craving strikes? A craving so bad that a piece of your favorite chocolate bar, brownies that you love munching on day or night, or even the mud cake from your favorite restaurant in the city won't do? And even better, what do you do when this craving strikes at 2 am on a working night, with a persistence that you know…

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Chocolate Marble Bundt Cake

Chocolate Marble Bundt Cake by Avanika

Chocolate Marble Bundt Cake4 months since the last post on this... 4 (or a little less) months since life has taken a full turn, and everything I knew to be normal changed.No.. there's no death, there's no life-threatening illnesses that happened. Just a lot of drama, a lot of confusion, and a lot of re-thinking of life. Which is why…

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Strawberry Lemon Curd

Strawberry Lemon Curd by Avanika

Strawberry Lemon CurdExcuse the horrible picture, it's taken from my phone. Will try and update post later.I feel like a broken record, each time I begin writing a post for this blog, the same words come to me 'sorry for being away for so long'! I don't know what it is or what to do, but somehow I just can't seem to find time to even…

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Chocolate Espresso Biscotti

Chocolate Espresso Biscotti by Avanika

Chocolate Espresso BiscottiFinally. I stepped back into the kitchen after almost 2 whole months. I'd been on this serious dieting = working out bender, to lose the extra pounds, and an added motivation was my sister's wedding, which just about finished. I've taken a week or so off from the gym+diet, so ofcourse the first thing I…

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Baked Apples

Baked Apples by Avanika

Baked ApplesOh god. I can't even begin, can't believe my last post was two whole months ago! Thank you for all your concerned mails, they're the push I needed to come back and post. Nothing really happened for me to stop posting, but a lot has happened. I began working on the very day of my last post, and I'd been getting used to not…

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DIY : Homemade Whatchamacallit Bars

DIY : Homemade Whatchamacallit Bars by Avanika

DIY : Homemade Whatchamacallit Bars(Sorry about the crappy picture, clicked these in the night and finished them, I'll make some more soon and update the post)Who else loves these bars? They were quite the nostalgic trip for me, I remember eating them as a child, before we moved to India, and absolutely loving them. They still aren't…

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