Capsicum Cups

This recipe you can make different ways, colourful. Its really delicious &yummy. its perfect for a small party.  This is a vegetarian version. if you are looking for a non vegetarian version you can simply add some shredded chicken or mince beef or bacon … options are endless. Also you can cook this in nonstick pan in a cook top(if anyone interested in this fell free to ask). Try this & enjoy.

What you need is

Different colour capsicum(if its big cut it into half &remove the seeds, if its small cut the top &clean the seeds)

Now your cup ready

The filling

you can use any filling as you wish, here i am writing what i used

Onion 1 minced

green cabbage grated 1 cup

purple cabbage 1 cup grated

carrot 1-2 grated

salt to taste

pepper powder

oil 1 tbs

Heat oil in a non stick pan , add all veges & saute for few minutes (optional) , then fill the capsicum cups

or you can mix all the veges &fill the cup (its totally upto you)

Sprinkle some shredded cheddar cheese on top ,

or simply crack an egg on top of the cup with some cheese

Top it with some crushed pepper & salt

Bake for 15-20 mts or until the egg cooked well in a 180 degree C Preheated oven.

Serve hot with your favourite sauce

Enjoy 🙂

Courtesy : Saritha Sreeni

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Carrot Oats Raisins Muffins

This is vey delicious, super moist & yummy muffins. My kids are not very fond of eating veges. (like me 😦  )

But they love muffins, so i thought this way is amazing.

You can keep this for 5 days in an air tight container, & this is perfect snack for your kids lunch box.

2 cups self raising flour

1 cup  rolled oats

1/2tsp bicarbonate of soda

1/2tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

3/4 cup light brown sugar

2 cup grated carrot (4-5 medium carrots)

2 large eggs

1/2tsp vanilla extract

1/2 cup  milk,

1/2 cup vegetable oil

1/2 cup raisins

Preheat oven to 180C/350F and line the muffin tin with paper cup.

Place the flour, oats, bicarb, spices and sugar into a large bowl and stir until combined.

Add in the grated carrot and raisins and stir until they are coated in flour.

Place eggs, vanilla extract, milk and vegetable oil into a jug and beat lightly.

Pour over the dry ingredients and mix until there are no lumps of flour left. Don’t overmix.

Fill the muffin cups 3/4.

Bake for 15-20 minutes,or an inserted skewer into the centre comes out clean.

Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes, before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Enjoy 🙂

Fondant Peppa pig Figure

Peppa pig is a very famous cartoon character. Most of the kids love watching peppa. Make your kids favourite cartoon character for their birthday is a proud. check this out & try yourself. I am sure you can do it if i can.

what you need is

Fondant
Colours (red, pink, black)
(if you need any additional info please ask, if i can i will definitely help.)

(i am not a professional , so this is my simple way, its not 100%)

peppa head. make a ball with pink fondant, then with your hand roll one side thinner, then the end of the thinner side just tap it into the bench. (until you get a desired shape, see pic)

peppa body a slightly bigger ball of red colour fondant , then roll slightly on oval shape, tap the bigger side into the bench.

peppas hands and legs roll thin 4 stripes of pink fondant, then for hands , slightly press one side of the strip, (see pic,) then cut 2 lines, then shape it into fingers. for legs attach 2 small oval shape black fondant to the strips.

now attach all together. for eyes 2 small white ball fondant , gently press with your finger, make a round,then 2 very small ball black & do the same. for nose make 2 intend with tooth pic (see pic) for ears, 2 small pink fondant , gently press with your fingers & make an oval shape for tail , small stripe of pink fondant, just make a loop for mouth , a small stripe dark pink fondant, make both ends slightly thinner, attach all small parts with little bit water , your peppa pig ready.

Jam Biscuits

1 cup unsalted butter

1/2 cup sugar

3 cup plain flour

a small pinch salt

vanilla essence 1 tsp(optional)

your favourite jam

Mix butter & sugar well

Then add the flour &vanilla essence , mix well

Knead your dough well for few minutes until you get a smooth ball.

Cover it with a cling wrap &keep it in the fridge for atleast 15 mts.

Take out from the fridge &roll out your biscuits with your favourite cookie cutter.

Put the biscuit in a lines cookie tray.(if you feel your biscuits are too soft , put this tray in the fridge for another 5 mts in the fridge , then bake. especially if you are in a hot place)

Bake for 15-20 minutes in a 180 degree C preheated oven.

Once its cool down spread your favourite jam &make a sandwich

Enjoy.

Adapted from:-http://shewhobakes.co.uk/recipes/jam-heart-biscuits/