Desserts

Yellow snack cake with caramel sauce

Moist and sweet cake with a lovely golden caramel sauce. Talk of self control? I know I have self control, I do. I am disciplined. The first time I made this caramel made me question this ‘self control’ I have. The cake is a simple one made with regular ingredients; butter or margarine, sugar, flour, baking soda and powder and…

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Sweet plantain crumb cake

You read correctly, plantain cake! But before you chuckle, close this page and leave this site completely because plantains do not belong to cakes, give me a minute…. Plantains, lovely plantains When I was in first year in university, my roommate’s friend approached me sometime asking “are plantains the only food I eat?” I was quite surprised but apparently any…

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Favourite indian drink mango lassi is a refreshing drink made with mango and yogurtand sweetened to taste.
Desserts

Simple mango lassi

Mango lassi is a yogurt based drink popular in India which is served as dessert. It is smooth and silky and I will say it falls between a milkshake and a smoothie. From my online foreign  food  exploits, lassi comes in lots of flavours; mint, spiced, salty, sweet etc. Common now is the mango lassi made with mangoes, yogurt, milk…

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Chewy coconut candy AKA kube cake

I like to call it grated coconut clusters. Making kube cake is so simple. Yes, so simple; all you need is coconut, sugar and a little lemon juice to enable you get a soft caramel. Now after you have the above: 1. Crack a fleshy matured coconut, remove the brown bark, wash and grate coconut using preferably the small size…

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Ghanaian style of making pancakes, there is always a hint of nutmeg.
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Oldie but goodie pancake

Ghanaian style of making pancakes, there is always a hint of nutmeg. Writing this reminds me of that nestle advert in which a grandmother and granddaughter were competing over pancakes or something. What I loved about the advert was when the grandmother said twea nutmeg kakra gumu (put in a little nutmeg). These Ghanaian oldies and nutmeg. About seventeen years…

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Rustic Ghanaian pound cake

Ghanaian pound cake using the national colours. ( The black star could not make it in time) Happy 60th Ghana! Happy independence day Ghana! It has been 60 years since Ghana gained independence from colonial rule. Unfortunately, the state of our country now leaves less to be proud about. However, I am thankful for the peace of Ghana. Well embracing…

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