Vanilla Cupcakes/Cake

vanilla cup cake

Ingredients

Self raising flour 2 1/4 cup
Sugar 1 1/3 cup
Butter 1/2 cup room temp
Egg 2
Vanilla essence 1 tsp( good quality)
Milk 1 cup ( room temp)

Mix flour & sugar then add butter mix well until it’s resembles crumbles, ( u can use your hand if you don’t have a mixer) then add your eggs, mix well then add vanilla essence and milk slowly, and mix until it’s combine well. Pour this into a prepared tin & bake for 30-40 mts in a 375 degree F preheated oven. Then take out from the oven once it’s done allow to cool in the pan for 10-15 mts , then take out from the pan & allow cool completely, enjoy. ( I doubled the recipe and made some cup cakes & a cake)

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Oats Raisins Cookies

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Ingredients

Butter 1 cup in room temperature

Brown sugar 1 cup
White sugar 1/2 cup
Egg 2 large room temp
Vanilla essence 1 tsp

Oats 3 cup
Plain flour 1 1/2 cup
Baking soda 1 tsp
Salt 1/4 tsp ( optional , if you are using salted butter, no need for extra salt)
Raisins 1 1/2 cup
Cinnamon powder 1 tsp ( optional)

Mix butter sugar well then add egg one by one , mix throughly , add vanilla essence ,baking soda, cinnamon powder , mix throughly, then add the flour, oats & raisins. Mix gently, until it’s just combine. Use 2 spoon or ice cream scoop , put it in a baking sheet with baking paper, ( see pic), bake for 15 mts or until the edges turn brown . If you cook more time you can get more crispier cookies. Take out from the oven and let it cool in a wire rack. You can keep this cookies in room temp for several day.

Try this, enjoy & be healthy.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip cookies

Butter 150 gms
Brown sugar 150 gms
Egg 1
Vanilla essence 1 -2 tsp
Plain flour or maida 225 gms
Soda bicarbonate 1/2 tsp
Chocolate chip 200 gms

( if you wants to make more crispy cookies use half white sugar & half brown sugar )

Put the butter and sugars into a bowl and beat until creamy. Beat in the vanilla extract and egg. Sieve the flour, and bicarbonate of soda over the mixture and mix in with a wooden spoon. Add the chocolate chips and stir well.

Line a cookie sheet with baking paper,
Use a spoon or scoop, place a small amount of mixture well apart in the baking tray, then put this tray in the fringe for 10 mts, then bake for 10 mts or until it’s done( edges turn light brown) in a 180 degree C preheated oven. Take out from the oven , allow it to cool in the tray few mts then transfer into a wire track , let it cool completely. Enjoy with your cup of tea.

Wholemeal Banana Bread

Ingredients

Wholemeal flour 2 cup
Baking soda 1 tsp
Salt a pinch
Mix together & keep aside
Butter 1/2 cup room temp
Brown sugar 3/4 cup
Egg 2
Banana 3 mashed well

Baking Method
Mix butter & sugar together well then add egg, mix well, then add the mashed banana , finally add the flour and gently mix, Pour this batter into a greased loaf pan and bake for 45 mts in a 175 c preheated oven or until it’s done. Take out from the oven , let it cool, then slice it and enjoy.
Note: for this recipe its not necessary to have a mixer, you can mix the batter with a wooden spoon or spatula.
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Lemon Cupcakes

lemon cup cake

Ingredients

Butter 150 gms( room temp or put it in the microwave for 20-30 sec)
Sugar 11/4 cup
Egg 3 ( room temp)
Vanilla essence 11/2 tsp
1 lemon zest
1/2 lemon juice (fresh)
Milk 175 ml
Self raising flour 2 cup

Beat butter & sugar until light & fluffy , then add egg one by one , mix well , then add the vanilla essence & lemon zest , mix throughly for another 3 mts. Then add 1 cup flour, 1/2 of the milk & 1/2 of the lemon juice , just mix then add another half of the flour , milk & lemon juice. Mix until just combine. In this stage don’t over mix the batter.
Pour spoonful of this mixture into each cupcake mold & bake this for 15-20 mts in a 375 degree F preheated oven. Once it’s done take out from the oven and allow to cool in s cooling rack. You can make 24 cupcakes with this recipe.
Try & enjoy.