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Apple molasses spice cake

…es when they have very high reviews, but usually not any other sites. It is a really simple cake with apple and molasses as star ingredients.  At first I thought instead of molasses, I can try with Jaggery (unrefined sugar). However, I was not sure about the quantities that I need to use so skipped this time and tried to follow the original recipe.  One good thing about this recipe is it is diary free. It uses oil instead of butter. It also uses…

Joululimppu/ Finnish Christmas Bread

…o make this recipe. This is a delicious rye bread, but I didn’t have dark syrup in my hand, so substituted with molasses, dried bitter orange peel got substituted with orange zest. I also added some orange juice which is not in the original recipe. I had learn from King Arthur flour baking site, that if you use whole wheat adding orange juice will reduce the bitterness of whole wheat. The spice used in this bread is fennel seed and caraway s…

Gingersnaps

…s only after chewing them. If you like a chewy (softer version) reduce the baking time. I used brown sugar and molasses so mine is darker in color. Here goes the recipe.  One year ago: Karipetti Kappi/ Palm sugar coffee Print recipe from here What you need All purpose flour: 1 cup ( I used Unbleached ) Packed brown sugar: 1/3 cup (I used muscavado sugar) Baking soda: 3/4 teaspoon salt: 1/4 teaspoon Ground cinnamon: 1teaspoon Ground ginger:…

Anadama bread

…fisherman, angry with his wife, Anna who is not interested in much cooking, served him nothing but cornmeal and molasses porridge every evening. One day, he added flour and yeast to porridge and baked the mixture as bread, while cursing, “Anna, damn her.”The result was tasty, sweet bread. If you want read more about this bread from here. And here. I stopped buying bread from stores and have resorted to baking it, this way we were ab…

Swedish Limpa with Sourdough

…ut not remember the extract taste of it .So this time I decide to bake one. It is one of the festive bread with molasses, brown sugar, orange juice and orange zest, cardamom, caraway, anise seeds. Usually Swedes like sour bread, but this one they want it sweet. But I decide to use sourdough so it got some tangy taste. I used some instant yeast to speed up the action.  My hubby like it, it has exotic smell of all the spices when it gets baking in…

Not so braided bread: Braided Rye bread

…pe. What you need White rye flour: 3/4 cupBread flour (unbleached): 1 ½ cupActive dry yeast: 1 teaspoonMolasses: ½ tablespoonShortening: 1 tablespoon (I used Crisco shortening)Water: ¾ cup room temperatureWater: 1/8 cup (Luke warm water)Sugar: ¼ teaspoonSalt: 1 teaspoon For dark rye White rye flour: 3/4 cupBread flour (unbleached): 1 ½ cupActive dry yeast: 1 teaspoonMolasses: ½ tablespoonShortening: 1 tablespoon (I used Crisco s…

Sunrise Smoothie: A diabetic Friendly Smoothie

…om here.  It has glycemic index of 65.  Brown sugar is also sucrose, it is mainly table sugar added with some molasses. “ Natural” Brown Sugars (Turbinado, Demerara, Muscovado) are still sucrose even though it claims natural, raw etc. Maple syrup is also sucrose similar to tablesugar however it has some natural phenol which is healthy. So take it in moderations. Is it good for your health?  In a study, where a normal person, or even a &#82…

Gingerbread Man, Woman, Snowflake and Stars

Ginger bread

…ces, salt, baking soda and set aside. Cream butter and sugar and egg and mix everything once again. To this add molasses and mix everything. Then gradually add flour and spice mixture in three additions to form smooth dough. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for chilling for about few hours to overnight. Next day transfer the dough to well floured table and spread it into ¼ inch thick sheet, cut various shapes using your cookie cutter.  Chi…

Simit: Turkish sesame ring bread

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…d a bagel. It’s very simple dough to make, and is very easy to shape them. The dough is dipped in Pekmez, grape molasses, and then coated with sesame seeds. I don’t have Pekmez in my hand so used molasses. If you want to taste authentic Simit then grab a bottle of pekmez from Middle Eastern or Turkish grocery stores, and it gives the dough a little sweetness that makes the flavors so distinctly Turkish. Bake at 450 °F pre-heated ovens for 20-25 m…

100 % Rye Bread with Sourdough

…tarter. Both the breads turnout to be really good, and very tasty with nice sourness and hint of sweetness from molasses and caraway seeds which enhance the flavor of the bread. One time my sourdough starter was so active that it overflowed from the plastic container and making a mess on the kitchen counter. My hubby dear had to clean the top as he saw the lava from that plastic tin, the first thing in the morning.    For this bread you need a l…

Russian Rye Bread

…. What you need Yeast: 1 package (I used Active dry yeast)Sugar: 1 teaspoonWarm water: ¼ cupWater: 1 cupMolasses: 1/8 cupRed wine vinegar: 1/8 cupUnsalted butter: 2 tablespoonWhole wheat flour: ½ cupRye flour: 1 ½ cupBread flour: 1 ½ cupCaraway seeds: 1 tablespoonFennel seeds: ¼ teaspoonSalt: ½ tablespoonInstant espresso powder: ½ tablespoonUnsweetened Chocolate chips: 1 tablespoonShallots: 2 no (chopped finely)Cornmeal: 1/8 cup (optiona…

100% Whole Wheat Bread with Oatmeal and Raisins

When I used to shop for bread, I would always look for the label 100% whole wheat. Nowadays I am not buying bread from outside and making it at home. One of my New Year resolutions is to bake my entire bread at home. Till now I have made bread with 75% whole wheat and the remaining part being bread flour. Last week I borrowed a book from library “Peter Reinhart’s Whole Grain Breads: New Techniques, Extraordinary Flavor “. I like his boo…

Hearth and Soul blog hop: August 2nd week

jam labels

…tikka masala from real homecookedfood 4)Coronation chicken from 21st Century housewife Here is very cute jam label as DIY and gift ideas from homecookingmemories Please link to any one of the host sites, April of 21st Century Housewife and Swathi of Zesty south Indian Kitchen We will also appreciate if you like and join our social media by that way you can keep in touch with us more. 21st Century Housewife ‘s social media Faceb…

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