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May 2, 2018

Ice Cream Bread Recipe – How To Make Cake With Ice Cream

Ice cream bread

Ice cream bread/ Ice cream cake is an easy 2 ingredient bread baked using all purpose flour / cake flour and melted ice cream. Recently I prepared homemade Vanilla ice cream and Butterscotch icecream using Amul fresh cream and condensed milk. I used the leftover ice cream for this recipe. After referring so many recipes, I found full fat ice cream works the best for this ice cream bread recipe. But I tried with ice cream prepared using low fat Amul fresh cream. Still my bread came out very well and soft. 

Basically this ice cream bread tastes bland with mild sweetness. So I modified the recipe and added some powdered sugar, milk. It came out very well, soft and spongy. Raksha loved it very much. You too give a try in this summer vacation for your kids. They will love it for sure. Vanilla ice cream is preffered but you can try with other flavors as well. I used vanilla ice cream and butterscotch ice cream in equal quantity. So the color of bread varies as per the ice cream you use. Ok, lets see how to make easy, yummy, homemade ice cream bread recipe at home using leftover ice cream.

Check out my homemade custard powder ice cream, mango ice cream recipes without using ice cream machine.

How to make bread with ice cream

Ice Cream Bread Recipe Using 2 ingredients

Ice Cream Bread Recipe Using 2 ingredients

Learn how to make easy ice cream bread recipe using leftover ice cream and all purpose flour.

Cuisine: Indian
Category: Cake recipes
Serves: 10 slices
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 25 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes


1 cup = 250ml
  • Ice cream – 1 cup ( I used a combination of Vanilla and butterscotch)
  • Maida / All purpose flour – 3/4 cup
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Powdered sugar – 1 to 2 tbsp ( Use 1 tbsp, add more if needed)
  • Salt – 1/8 tsp
  • Flavorless Cooking oil or melted butter  – 2 tbsp ( For moistness, I used oil)


  1. Melt the ice cream and take in a bowl.
  2. Sieve all purpose flour, baking powder, salt, powdered sugar and add to ice cream.
  3. Add cooking oil and mix well to make batter.
  4. Transfer to a greased loaf pan. Preheat convection oven at 180c.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes till tooth pick comes out clean.
  6. Cool for 15 minutes and remove the bread. Make slices and enjoy.


  • In a wide bowl, take melted ice cream. Place a sieve over the bowl. Add all purpose flour, powdered sugar, salt, baking powder. Sieve and add to ice cream.
    Ice Cream Bread Recipe
  • Add cooking oil and mix everything well to make bread batter. Batter should be thick but pourable as shown in the picture below.
    Ice cream bread recipe
  • Grease a loaf pan with cooking oil and dust all purpose flour all over the pan. Transfer the bread batter to the pan.
    Ice Cream Bread Recipe
  • Preheat convection oven at 180c. Bake the bread for 25 minutes. Remove the bread, insert a toothpick and check if it comes out clean. If so, cake is done.

  • Cool the bread for 20 minutes. Run a knife in the corners of pan. Invert the pan over a plate and remove the bread. It comes off easily. Make slices and serve immediately. It kept it for 2 days.
    Ice Cream Bread Recipe
  • Enjoy !


  • Vanilla ice cream is preferred for this ice cream bread. You get white colored bread slices.
  • As I used vanilla and butterscotch in equal proportions, my slices came out golden in color.
  • You can skip cooking oil if you use full fat ice cream.
Try this easy ice cream bread at home and enjoy your teatime !
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February 17, 2018

How To Make Eggless Red Velvet Cake Recipe Without Condensed Milk

Eggless red velvet cake recipe

My daughter Raksha is a big fan of Red velvet cake. So I tried this eggless red velvet cake recipe at home with whipped cream frosting for the first time on Valentine’s day.  Last year during this day I had shared a simple and easy eggless red velvet cake in a mug using microwave. So this year I wanted to try in convection oven. It came out moist, soft, spongy without even using condensed milk, butter & eggs. Cooking oil and buttermilk are the magic ingredients in this recipe. I was very happy with the result even though its my first attempt. Thanks Ranjani for the fool proof recipe. 

Actually cream cheese frosting is most suitable for red velvet cake. But I used heavy whipping cream for the frosting as I din’t have cream cheese in hand. We loved this combo as well. I used food coloring liquid for the bright red color. I din’t want to test with beetroot juice as its my first attempt. 

Last year we ordered red velvet cake from a popular bakery chain for Raksha’s birthday. But it was not good at all. We were disappointed with the taste of frosting and felt the cake was not even moist. When compared with that cake, my homemade eggless red velvet cake is outstanding. Beginners can dare to try this recipe. You will get good results for sure. You can also use this recipe to make red velvet cupcake. 

Ok, Lets see how to make eggless red velvet cake at home with step by step pictures.

How to make eggless red velvet cake at home

Eggless red velvet cake recipe

Eggless red velvet cake recipe

How to make soft, moist eggless red velvet cake without condensed milk.

Cuisine: Indian
Category: Eggless cakes
Serves: 1/4 kg
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 30 Minutes
Total time: 40 Minutes


1 cup - 240ml
  • Maida / All purpose flour - 1 cup
  • Baking powder - 1 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Cocoa powder - 1 tbsp
To mix
  • Sugar – 1/2 cup ( I used regular crystal sugar)
  • Buttermilk - 1/2 cup ( thick curd ( 1.5 tbsp + 1/3 cup water)
  • Cooking oil - 1/3 cup ( Any flavorless oill)
  • Vanilla essence - 1 tsp
  • Colorless vinegar - 1 tbsp
  • Red food color - 1 tsp
  • Heavy whipping cream - 1/2 cup ( I used Tropolite brand)
  • Icing sugar - 1/4 cup
  • Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar + water – 1 tbsp each for sugar syrup.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk curd & water to make buttermilk. Keep aside.
  2. In another wide bowl, take sugar and cooking oil. Mix till sugar melts. Then add the remaining wet ingredients and make a smooth liquid.  
  3. Keep a sieve over this bowl. Sieve maida, baking powder, soda and cocoa powder.
  4. Mix gently with a whisk to make cake batter. Transfer to a greased baking pan.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes. Check with toothpick.
  6. Remove the pan and let the cake cool completely. Invert in a plate and cover with a cling wrap to avoid drying.
  7. Now beat the heavy whipping cream adding icing sugar, vanilla essence till stiff peak using electric beater.
  8. Slice the cake into two rounds. Drizzle sugar syrup all over the cake base.  Apply frosting. Decorate with piping nozzles as you like. Refrigerate the cake for an hour before use.
  9. Cut the cake and enjoy chilled cake.


  • In a small bowl, whisk thick curd + water. Make buttermilk. Set aside. In a wide bowl, whisk sugar and cooking oil. Mix till sugar dissolves. To this  add buttermilk, vinegar, vanilla essence, food color and mix well.
    Eggless red velvet cake recipe
  • Place a sieve over the bowl. Sieve maida, baking powder, baking soda and cocoa powder. Mix gently and make the cake batter. Batter consistency should be pourable and fall like ribbon.
    Eggless red velvet cake recipe
  • Take a baking pan, grease with cooking oil or butter at the sides & bottom pf pan. Dust the pan with maida & coat it completely. Pour the cake batter till half of the pan.
    Eggless red velvet cake recipe
  • Preheat convection oven at 180c for 10 minutes. Place the baking pan inside the oven and bake the cake for 30 minutes. Prick the cake with a toothpick and check if it comes out clean without batter. If not, bake for another 2 minutes to 5 minutes. Remove the cake pan and allow it to become warm.
    Eggless red velvet cake recipe
  • After 30 minutes, run a knife in the sides of cake and invert it in a plate.Cake falls smooth without sticking to the pan. Let the cake cool down completely if you are frosting it with cream. Else you can make pieces and serve warm as teatime cake immediately.
  • After the cake cools down completely, cover the cake in a cling wrap or polythene cover and rest it for 6 hours to overnight. This will help to slice the cake without or with less crumbs. But If you want to apply icing on the cake, you can also slice it once the cake becomes warm but crumbs will be more. No problem, you can collect the crumbs and use it for decoration.
    Eggless red velvet cake recipe
  • Now remove the cling wrap. Slice into two using a knife or thread.Cut the cake into two roundels using a knife or thread as shown the picture below. Place the base on seperate plate.
    Eggless red velvet cake recipe
  •  Drizzle sugar syrup on both the layers. Do not add too much of sugar syrup. Cake base will become soggy. Stop adding sugar syrup once you feel the cake is completely wet by pressing with your fingers gently.
  • To make frosting, take the heavy whipping cream in a wide bowl. Add icing sugar, vanilla essence. Whip it using an electric beater till soft peaks form. Remove more than half of this cream to another bowl and use it to apply on the cake base. Beat the remaining cream till firm peaks, add food color to a portion of it ( I used pink) and use it for piping.
    Eggless red velvet cake recipe
    Eggless red velvet cake recipe
  • Apply cream on the cake base and layer the cake one over the other. Cover the top and sides with the cream. Now take the piping bag and insert a nozzle. Fill with cream. Decorate the cake as you like. If there are crumbs in the cake, you can sprinkle them all over the cake. Refrigerate the cake for an hour and then cut it. Enjoy !
    Eggless red velvet cake recipe
    Eggless red velvet cake recipe


  • Do not reduce the quantity of cooking oil. Instead you can replace with soft butter.
  • To substitute buttermilk, you can use 1/2 cup warm milk + 1 tsp lemon juice.
  • Baking time may vary as per the oven settings. So keep an eye after 25 minutes.
  • After you apply frosting on both of the cake base, refrigerate it for 30 minutes to set well. Then you can layer them and give the top coating. After coating the sides and top of the cake, again refrigerate it for 30 minutes. Finally you can do the piping design, refrigerate for 1 hour and cut it. All these steps helps to make the frosting set well.
Make this rich, creamy, soft, spongy, delicious looking eggless red velvet cake at home for birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions, enjoy !
Moist red velvet cake recipe
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June 15, 2017

Bread Pizza Recipe On Tawa,Oven, Microwave With Video

Bread pizza recipe on tawa, oven, microwave(with video)
Vegetable Bread Pizza is an easy and quick breakfast and snack recipes for kids.It tastes good with or without cheese.Actually Bread pizza can be made in 3 ways.It can be made without oven ie. in dosa tawa ( Stove top) or it can be baked in convection oven or microwave if you have at home. All are easy to make and tastes good in its own way.Its a great idea to use the leftover bread slices. I feel tawa and microwave options are easier as it takes less time to cook than baking in convection oven. But we should do it carefully as the chances of burning is more.This morning I prepared bread pizza recipe on stove top, oven and microwave just to make this post. I have shared all of the 3 methods below with a short video. Choose & try whichever is convenient to youHappy. I have used store bought pizza sauce and pizza seasoning/ spice mix. You can make it  just by using tomato ketchup & pepper powder. To make a pucca Indian version, sprinkle some garam masala powder or tandoori masala powder, marinated paneer cubes if you have in hand. You can top with lots of cheese for kids & without cheese if making for you & your husband ( If you are calorie conscious)Winking.Adding grated mozzarella cheese is just for attracting kids because taste of this pizza comes from the sauce, mixed vegetables and spice mix.Just play around with your favorite veg and non-veg toppings and enjoy it. Now lets see how to make this easy and simple recipe for vegetable bread pizza without oven( on tawa), microwave and convection methods with step by step photos and video.

Bread pizza on tawa

How to make bread pizza on tawa, oven and microwave

How to make bread pizza on tawa, oven and microwave Easy, yummy, kids friendly bread pizza recipe on tawa/stove top, convection oven and microwave methods
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Kids Recipes Indian
Serves: 5
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes


1 cup - 250ml
  • Bread slices - 5 nos
  • Grated Cheese - 1/2 cup to 1 cup ( I used Amul Mozzarella cheese)
  • Capsicum - 1 no ( finely chopped)
  • Big onion - 1 no ( finely chopped)
  • Ripe tomato - 1 no ( finely chopped)
  • Black Olives - 5 nos ( sliced)
  • Boiled Sweet corn - 1/4 cup ( optional)
  • Pizza sauce or paste sauce or schezwan chutney - as needed ( I used pizza sauce around 3-4 tbsp)
  • Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Chilli flakes - 1 tsp ( optional)
  • Oregano mix or pizza seasoning mix - 1 tsp

  • Butter - to grease the tawa & bread


  1. To make bread pizza, wash and chop all the vegetables finely. Grate the cheese and keep aside.Take a bread slice and apply butter on both the sides.Keep in a plate.
    Bread pizza recipe without oven
  2. In a wide bowl, mix all the finely chopped vegetables, pepper powder, salt and pizza seasoning mix.Keep it ready.
    Take the bread slice and apply the pizza sauce on one side.Spread the mixed vegetables. Top with grated cheese. You can either cook them on tawa/pan, microwave or bake in convection oven.
    Bread pizza recipe without oven
  3. Bread pizza in tawa : Heat a dosa tawa and apply some butter. Keep the loaded bread slice.Cover cook in very low flame for 3-4 minutes or until the cheese melts.Remove in a plate and serve hot. Cover cook is very important. If you don’t cover cook, cheese won’t melt and bottom of bread slice may burn.
    Bread pizza on tawa / Bread pizza without oven
  4. Bread pizza in microwave : Place the bread slice in microwave and cook in high power( mine is 800w) for 1 minute or until cheese melts.If the power is less, it may take 1.5 to 2 minutes. If power is more, it can be done under 1 minute.So keep an eye.
    Bread pizza in microwave
    Bread pizza without oven
  5. Bread pizza in convection oven : Preheat convection oven in 180c. Keep the bread pizza in a baking tray. Bake it for 5 minutes at 180c. Cheese melts and the sides of bread slice turns slightly crispy. Remove and enjoy !
    Bread pizza baked in oven


  • The quantity of chilli flakes, pizza mix and pepper powder depends on our taste.
  • You can add any number of toppings like paneer, mushroom, jalapeno, sweet corn etc..
  • Do not cook the pizza on open tawa, it takes long time for the cheese to melt.
  • Microwave bread pizza takes very less time to cook.If you keep for more time, pizza would burn.
Enjoy this easy, yummy bread pizza at home ! Kids would love it for sure !!
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May 20, 2017

Pressure Cooker Cake Without Egg – How To Make Eggless Vanilla Cake In Pressure Cooker

Pressure cooker cake recipe
Eggless vanilla cake using a pressure cooker is my long time pending readers requested recipe. Many readers who tried my eggless cakes using convection oven had requested me to share some eggless cake recipes using a pressure cooker. Long back I had shared an eggless chocolate cake in a pressure cooker. But its procedure and recipe is completely different from the usual cooker cake. I used water in the bottom of cooker instead of salt or sand. 

Today I have shared the proper & perfect pressure cooker cake using powdered salt. I followed my eggless tutti frutti cake recipe and made it using pressure cooker instead of baking in oven. This simple, eggless cake recipe is made without using condensed milk or butter. Curd and cooking oil are the major ingredients. Cake came out really well, spongy and very soft as expected. The texture of the cake is equally great with the oven ones. There is no much difference in baking time as well. This vanilla sponge cake can be used as the base, decorate it with simple frosting and enjoy for birthday & anniversary celebrations Or it can be relished as simple tea time cake as well.For variations, you can mix in some tutti frutti to make this cake colorful.

 Friends, do try this cake during this vacation for your kids. I am sure you will get perfect results. I tried frosting the cake using Amul fresh cream.It tasted great but its texture was not so perfect. Soon I will try to make a simple and easy frosting recipe using fresh cream and share here. Lets see how to make eggless vanilla sponge cake in a pressure cooker with step by step pictures and video !

Eggless cake in a pressure cooker

Eggless Pressure cooker Vanilla sponge cake

Eggless Pressure cooker Vanilla sponge cake Eggless vanilla sponge cake in a pressure cooker
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Cakes
Serves: 1/2 kg
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 40 Minutes
Total time: 50 Minutes

1 cup - 240ml
  • All purpose flour / Maida - 1.5 cups
  • Baking powder - 1.25 tsp
  • Baking soda - 1/2 tsp
  • Powdered Sugar Or fine sugar – 1 cup
  • Fresh curd - 1 cup  ( Semi solid)
  • Cooking oil - 1/2 cup (I used refined oil. Any flavorless oil works)
  • Milk - 1 to 2 tbsp ( optional)
  • Vanilla essence – 1.5 tsp
  • Maida & cooking oil – 1 tsp to grease the baking pan

  • In a wide bowl, take the curd. Add sugar and mix till sugar dissolves in curd. Then add baking powder and baking soda. As soon as u mix them, bubbles appear in the curd. Mix  gently and keep the curd bowl aside for 5 minutes. It foams up well.
    How to make eggless cake in pressure cooker
    How to make eggless cake in pressure cooker
  • After 5 minutes, add vanilla essence and cooking oil in the curd mixture. Mix gently.
    How to make eggless cake in pressure cooker
  • Add sieved maida to the curd mixture little by little. If the cake batter is too thick, add 1 to 2 tbsp milk and loosen the batter slightly. Batter should be thick but pourable.

  • Take an aluminium baking pan and grease with oil. Spread 1 tsp maida all over the pan and pat the excess flour. Pour the cake batter and pat it twice to spread the batter evenly.
    How to make eggless cake in pressure cooker
  • Take the pressure cooker, remove the gasket and whistle in the lid. Spread 1/2 kg powdered salt evenly in the bottom of cooker. Put a slotted plate or any plate over the salt.
    How to make eggless cake in pressure cooker
  • Heat the cooker in high flame for 5 minutes. Salt gets heated well. Now open the cooker and place the cake pan inside it carefully. Close with the lid and heat the cooker in very low flame for 30 to 40 minutes. Open the cooker after 30 minutes and insert a toothpick or back of spoon. If it comes out clean, cake is done else cook for another 5 minutes. Mine got done in 35 minutes.
    How to make eggless cake in pressure cooker

  • How to make eggless cake in pressure cooker
  • Remove the cake pan carefully and rest it for 10 minutes. Run a knife around the cake and invert in a plate. Cut the cake into pieces after it becomes warm. Enjoy. Store the leftover pieces in an air tight box. Do not refrigerate or let it open, cake will become dry. It stays good for 2 days. How to make eggless cake in pressure cooker

Enjoy !

  • Adjust the quantity of sugar as per your taste. For me 1 cup sugar was fine.
  • Do not add more milk than the mentioned quantity.
  • Baking time varies from 30 to 40 minutes. So keep an eye after 30 minutes. Make sure you don’t burn the cake.

How to make eggless cake in pressure cooker

Try this soft and spongy eggless pressure cooker cake. You will like it ! I tried frosting the cake using fresh cream. Soon I will try to make a perfect frosting recipe and share here !

How to make eggless cake in pressure cooker
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February 9, 2017

Microwave Oreo Cookies Brownie Recipe – Eggless Brownie In 2 Minutes

Oreo cookies brownie recipe
This is a super easy and quick eggless brownie recipe using Oreo biscuit in microwave under 2 minutes. I have already shared an eggless microwave Oreo cake which is a super hit recipe in my blog. After that, I couldn’t try and share any Oreo based recipes in my space.

 For this Valentine’s day celebration, I wanted to post some simple, quick and easy recipes. When I saw this easy Oreo cookies brownie recipe in THIS video, I was so tempted to try it. This is my first attempt of making a brownie with biscuit base. It came out really well and tasted mildly sweet, chewy, soft and fudgy. Myself and Sendhil enjoyed it a lot. I served the warm brownie with a scoop of Ice cream and topped with some Hershey's chocolate syrup. Its a prefect dessert ! Our Valentine’s day celebration started with this brownie today. 

Friends, If you are looking for some quick and easy Valentine’s day recipes, this is for you. All you need is a pack of Oreo biscuit, milk, very little butter and baking soda. This is one of the best Oreo recipes ideas. Don’t hesitate to try it, just go on. Everybody would love its taste for sure. Ok, enough of hype, lets check how to make this eggless, microwave Oreo cookies brownie recipe with step by step photos and a video.

Do check out my 1 minute microwave brownie recipe too !

Oreo brownie recipe - eggless microwave

Microwave Oreo Brownie Recipe

Microwave Oreo Brownie Recipe Microwave Oreo Brownie Recipe - Eggless brownie recipe using Oreo Cookies under 2 minutes
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Brownie Recipes
Serves: Serves 2
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 2 Minutes
Total time: 7 Minutes

1 tbsp - 15ml ( 3 tsp)
  • Oreo biscuits - 8 nos ( Original flavor)
  • Boiled milk - 3 tbsp + 1tsp ( optional) ( Milk at room temperature)
  • Softened butter - 1/8 tsp
  • Baking soda - A big pinch ( Half of 1/8th tsp)

  • Grind 8 Oreo cookies with cream to a fine powder ( There was approx. 6-7 tbsp of powdered cookies). Transfer to a bowl.
    Oreo brownie recipe
  • To this, add 1/8 tsp of soft butter( at room temperature). 
    Oreo brownie recipe
  • Add 3 tbsp boiled milk at room temperature and mix well with a whisk. If the batter is too thick, add 1-2 tsp milk. Quantity of milk should be half the quantity of powdered Oreo. Mix well and continue to add a big pinch of cooking soda. Brownie batter should be thick but pourable. Watch the video for reference.
    Oreo brownie recipe
  • Grease a microwave safe bowl with butter generously. Pour the batter and Pat it to level the batter.
    Oreo brownie recipe
  • Microwave in high power (800w) for 1 minute 30 seconds. Insert a tooth pick and check it comes out clean or with crumbs. If not, keep it for another 30 seconds. It takes maximum 1 to 2 minutes to cook based on the power of microwave. Remove the bowl and let the brownie cool down for 2-3 minutes. Now run a knife along the sides of brownie and invert in a plate. It falls down easily.
    Oreo brownie recipe
  • Top it with Chocolate syrup and garnish with sprinklers, Choco chips or nuts of your choice. Serve warm with a scoop of ice cream. Tastes yum with a mild chewy texture!
    Oreo brownie recipe
Enjoy !

  • The consistency of brownie batter is more important to get perfect texture. If the batter is too thick, brownie comes out hard. If its too thin, brownie takes long time to cook.So make sure batter is thick but pourable.
  • I added 3 tbsp milk as per the original recipe and then added 1 tsp more milk as the batter was slightly thick.
  • Baking time varies as per the power of microwave. If its 900w, check the cake after 1 minute and continue cooking if needed.
  • For variations, u can add chopped nuts or Choco chips to the batter.

Enjoy this quick and easy, microwave, eggless brownie with Oreo cookies with a scoop of ice cream !Tastes delish !! Have a great Valentine’s day celebration with your loved ones. 
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