Banana Bread Recipe

Banana Bread

Many people love to eat banana bread with milk, juices and fruits every morning. Besides its delicious taste it has great nutrition value, as some recipes use brown and white flour, grains, bran, chopped nuts and dried fruits as well. The bread is surely baked with milk, eggs and butter, so it is very nutritious for kids and adults who seek a light, delicious breakfast/supper with yogurt and fruits. Ingredients: – 2 eggs. – ½ cup of milk. – 4 bananas. – ½ cup of butter. – 1 cup of…

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Rice Pudding

Rice pudding

Rice pudding is an easy dessert made from rice, milk, sugar and optional addition of cinnamon, raisins, nuts or milk cream. It is very warming in winter, and when you chill it, it becomes a fabulous summer dessert that all kids and adults love. There are several ways to make rice pudding, but I actually love to follow this recipe as it doesn’t give a thick pudding. I usually pour it in small tureens, decorate them with grated coconut and crushed nuts, then add fruit pieces on top after chilling…

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Vanilla Cookies

I always had thoughts about making vanilla cookies that I can keep in the fridge for the whole month and enjoy every morning with milk while watching a nice movie or reading a magazine. My biggest concern was how to make crunchy cookies, without adding yeast, as I had not experience in baking cookies by then. I thought of using the common baking powder bags, which I used for making cake, and my vanilla cookies were finally successful and satisfying. Try out these ingredients for quick vanilla cookies, and you…

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Strawberry Syrup

Strawberry syrup

Most of us think of making a natural fruit syrup, to use for desserts and pancakes, other than the bottled syrups that may contain preserving compounds. In addition to that, some may prefer a vegan, sugar-free and gluten-free syrup to suit their health case and yet allow them to enjoy their desserts. The homemade strawberry syrup is known in two forms, the thick strawberry syrup which we made from juiced strawberries, and the thin, clear syrup made from diced strawberries. The first one is thick, a bit dark in color…

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Simple Syrup Recipe With Flavoring Tips

Homemade Syrup

A ‘simple syrup’ is one of the most essential ingredients for desserts, in addition to being used widely for pancakes, biscuit cakes or homemade ice cream. The recipe of the common syrup is quite easy, but somewhat tasteless and boring for many. If you need something that appeals to you, your family and especially your kids, follow these creative tips to flavor your syrup and give it a nicer color. Ingredients for a simple syrup: – 1 part of water + 1 part of sugar, and optionally a tsp of…

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Thick Strawberry Syrup

Strawberry syrup

Thick Strawberry Syrup Making thick strawberry syrup is a creative idea to grace your desserts with a delicious addition. Other than the common liquid syrup, making a thick one is quite easy and it produces a jam-like syrup that you can spread over butter toast for breakfast, mix with ice cream or use for a delicious trifle. Ingredients: – 250 gm of fine, fresh strawberry – ½ tsp of vanilla extract – 1 cup of water – 1 cup of sugar “I usually decrease the sugar as much as possible,…

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Biscuit Cake

Biscuit Cake

Biscuit cake is a wonderful dessert that most kids love. It is often made from biscuits and heavy chocolate cream, with additions that differ from a recipe to another. A chocolate biscuit cake is a nice dessert, but this is not actually the recipe I’m going to mention below. My recipe depends on heavy milk cream ”skim”, cream caramel powder, and custard. I usually use sliced fruits in syrup for decoration and taste, so you may use any type of fresh of preserved fruits and make a really gorgeous biscuit…

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Chocolate Coconut Balls

Chocolate Coconut Balls

Chocolate coconut balls are kids friendly candy balls that you can actually make in two ways to serve in parties or as Christmas candy. The first ways is to mix grated coconut, butter and liquid chocolate, shape into balls and refrigerate. You may also make lovely biscuit balls, in which you put chocolate, then cover with grate coconut and refrigerate. The second technique for making chocolate coconut balls is shaping delicious coconut balls with butter and vanilla, dip in chocolate and refrigerate. Follow the steps below for the second technique…

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Lilac Syrup

Lilac syrup

Flower syrups are used in many dessert recipes, and they are even loved by kids when you introduce the morning pancakes with their favorite syrup. In addition to the delicious taste, flower syrups give an amazing natural color to your desserts. Here is a simple lilac syrup recipe and I will follow this topic by a few others to explain how to make flower syrups and mixed flower/berry jams. Note: If you want healthy lilac syrup, try adding a smaller amount of sugar and increase the flower buds for an…

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