Friday, April 30, 2010

Bake - Off (4/30/2010)

I usually don't write anything when I give you all a roundup except the link to the recipes and their pictures. I wanted to thank you all for supporting this. Many people might wonder why this? It is just to showcase all baking recipes in one place. Another reason being many people are intimidated by the word 'baking'. Please don't be. It is not rocket science. And many people consider baking to be just for desserts. Look at all the cool collection I received this week. 'Cool Lassie' of 'Pan Gravy Kadai Curry' has so many entries in the miscellaneous section which are all non-dessert entries. In fact, she dominated the 'Miscellaneous' section this week. Thanks to all those who sent me entries and for those who are hesitant, give it a try. You'll be surprised how easy baking is.
That being said, I have collected couple of copies of 'Cake Mix Doctor' book. I bought them to give as gifts to people who visit us, and I still have some copies left. This is from 2007 edition. I want to give them away to fellow blogger s and readers. It is a surprise how many of you will get them. All you have to do is leave a comment to this post. Please specify to be included in the random pick only if you bake from 'Cake-mix'. There is no point in having the book if you are a 'scratch' baker. I'll ship in united states. I'll pick someone randomly and announce the winner on next week's 'bake-off'.

This round-up is from 4/23/2010 - 4/29/2010 
Cakes, Cupcakes:
'Pineapple Tutti frutti cake' from 'Parita's World' 
 'Pound Cake' from 'Seven Spice'
'Chocolate Banana Nut Cake' from 'Creative Saga'
'Vanilla Layer Cake' from 'Creative Saga'

'Mocha Flavored Cocoa Pumpkin Cakelette' from 'Pan Gravy Kadai Curry'

Quickbreads, muffins:
'Cappuccino Muffins' from 'Cakes and More'

'Buttermilk and Spice Muffins' from 'Sweet Artichoke'
'Sourdough Chocolate Chip muffins' from 'Stories from an Indian Kitchen'
'Spicy Mint Sourdough Muffins' from 'Stories from an Indian Kitchen'

Yeast Breads, Buns:
'Masala Bun' from 'Adiruchi'
'Sesame & Quinoa Dinner Rolls' from 'Priya's Easy N Tasty Recipes'
'Mango Bread' from 'Stories from an Indian Kitchen'


'Criss-Cross Cottage Pie' from 'Pan Gravy Kadai Curry'
'Baked Oven Fries' from 'Pan Gravy Kadai Curry'

If I have left anyone's, please let me know and I apologize in advance. If any link is faulty, let me know that too. Thank you so much for the continuing support and I hope to keep seeing more and more from you and others.

Next Bake-Off roundup will be on 5/7/2010.
Main Bake-Off Page.

I am closing the offer of shipping 'Cake-Mix Doctor' Book.

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  1. Hey Dear,
    An excellent round-up! Love all the entries. Any special mention coming from a seasoned and accomplished baker like you will be taken as the highest of compliments!Thanks a bunch!
    Yes, I would love a copy of that book. I do both from the scratch and shortcut cakes. So that book will make for a lovely addition to my existing collection!

  2. Wow! what a collection of entries....and such a right time for me, why? just finished my search for new cake recipe to try & finally decided that let me try a cake mix this time.....all this years I have always baked from the scratch but today made my mind to start using cake mix and finally before getting up came here to see if u have posted weekely roundup.... I would love to have this book in my collection but only if u think I qualify for this....may be as a new cake mix baker, ha...ha..

  3. Excellent roundup again, unfortunately am not living in US, else i would definitely love a copy of that book..Great work again Champa..

  4. Champa, as usual, a lovely round-off. I would love to have the "cake mix" book as you know I am trying to learn baking and for now, I am only using cake mixes as too scared to do it from scratch :)

  5. gr8 entries...bookmark worthy!!!

  6. Nice roundup. Lovely recipes. Would love to get the cookbook!

  7. lovely round up..i would love to have the book,,,but I stay in singapore:(


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