Monday, 29 August 2016

Crispy Custard Powder Cookies - Eggless

Custard Powder Cookies (Eggless)

Adapted from Yummytummyaarthi's


Butter - 1/2 cup
Powdered Sugar - 1/2 cup
Maida - 1 cup
Custard Powder - 1/4 cup
Baking Powder - 1/2 tsp
Baking Soda - 1/4 tsp
Vanilla Essence - 1/2 tsp
Cold Milk - as required

1. Preheat oven to 180°c . Grease a baking tray with oil/butter and line it with butter paper and again brush slightly with oil.
2. Take maida, custard powder, powdered sugar, baking soda, baking powder in a bowl and mix well.
3.Add in butter and vanilla and mix well to form a dough. Add milk, if required, to form a dough.
4. Divide the dough into small lemon-sized portions and roll it into balls, press gently to flatten it and arrange it in the baking tray.
5. Prick it with a toothpick or fork.
6. Bake it in oven for 15 to 17 mins. Remove it from oven and let it cool for 5 mins.
7. Now remove the cookies to a cooling rack and let it cool completely.
8. Crispy Custard Powder Cookies are ready.


1. For this recipe, my 1 cup measures 240 ml. 
2. I used vanilla flavoured custard powder. 

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Coconut Cookies (Eggless) 

Coconut Cookies (Eggless)  

Adapted from Ruchiskitchen 


1 cup Maida
1/4 tsp Baking soda/eno fruit salt 
1/4 tsp Baking powder
1 cup Unsweetend desiccated Coconut / shredded and toasted fresh coconut 
1/2 cup Butter
10 tbsp Powdered Sugar
3-5 tsp Milk
Few drops of  Vanilla essence


1. Preheat oven at 180° c. 
2. Sieve maida with baking powder and baking soda. 
3. In a bowl, mix sugar and butter. Add the coconut. 
4. Add vanilla essence and milk. 
5. Now slowly add in the maida mixture little by little to form a dough.
6. Divide the dough into 20 portions and roll it to balls and flatten them slightly (1 cm thick). 
7. Place it on a greased and floured baking tray and bake it for 15-20 mins or till golden brown on top. 


1. For this recipe, my 1 cup measures 240 ml
2. I used shredded and toasted fresh coconut and eno fruit salt. 
3. You can make the cookies in different shapes using a cookie cutter. 

Update (12th Feb, 2017):

Made the cookies again today, tried a change in shaping the cookie. After rolling the dough into balls, flatten it slightly and make a finger impression at the centre gently, just half-way through and then bake it.  The cookies came out baked in almost perfect round shape. 

Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Flirting with baking...

Flirting with baking 😍... 

Feeling very active and refreshed... 
My days are filled with so much fun and excitement... 😊