Tag Archives

christmas

Gingerbread Chocolate Mini Cupcake with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting | Playful Cooking #cupcakes #gingerbread #cupcakes #buttercream #foodphotographylink to Gingerbread Chocolate Mini Cupcake

Gingerbread Chocolate Mini Cupcake

Continuing my baking marathon this holiday season, I have these Gingerbread Chocolate Mini Cupcake with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting for you. If I haven’t said it enough already, I will say it again that I love this sudden urge to bake that has gotten into me. I am not sure if this will last post holiday season but for now, the little fella is enjoying it fully. The Gingerbread Chocolate Mini Cupcake is so soft and perfect crumbs that you wouldn't even need the frosting.

Almond Orange Snowflake Cookies | Playful Cooking #foodphotography #cookies #christmas #snowflake #cookiewreathlink to Almond Orange Snowflake Cookies

Almond Orange Snowflake Cookies

Over the past few years, a lot of baking bloggers have inspired me with their cookie wreath photography. I had gawked, admired and planned to try something similar until I finally implemented it last week. I made these soft almond orange snowflake cookies. These Almond Sugar cookies have the richness of almond and a subtle orange taste. The icing that I used is super easy with just two ingredients.

Ginger Cinnamon Molasses Cookies - 2 Ways | Playful Cooking #bakingwithkids #cookies #baking #foodphotographylink to Ginger Cinnamon Molasses Cookies – 2 Ways

Ginger Cinnamon Molasses Cookies – 2 Ways

These Ginger Cinnamon Molasses Cookies are packed with the warmth flavor of ginger with a hint of cinnamon. The molasses gives a depth of flavor and the gorgeous color to the cookies. I baked it 2 ways, chewy and crispy!

Button, Star & Leaf Cut Out Sugar Cookies | Playful CookingButton, Star & Leaf Cut Out Sugar Cookies | Playful Cooking #sugarcookies #cookies #foodphotographylink to Sugar Cookies shaped Button, Star & Leaf

Sugar Cookies shaped Button, Star & Leaf

Continuing with the holiday season indulgence, I am now gearing up for all kind of Christmas cakes and cookies! Last weekend, I baked these Button, Star & Leaf Cut Out Sugar Cookies, along with my little helper. You have to pardon the terrible piping skills on the cookie, but I am assuring you on the taste.

Nuts and Seeds Crackers | Playful Cookinglink to Nuts and Seeds Crackers

Nuts and Seeds Crackers

At first, I want to thank you all so much for showering your wishes and showing your love in my last post. It means a lot! Now, if you are looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, this savory nuts and seeds crackers could be a good choice. It’s so easy to bake. Even if you are not much of a baker, you can easily pull it through. It’s crispy and so dunk-able in a cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate. You can go creative with the ingredients. Add your choice of nuts, may be some dried fruits or perhaps,…

Orange Mint Almond Cake | Playful Cookinglink to Orange Mint Almond Cake

Orange Mint Almond Cake

This time of the year always takes me back to my days spent in Shillong, a tiny hill station in northeastern part of India. It was scenic, pollution free, pleasant and always much cooler than tropical India. That’s where I was born and spent a reasonable amount of time; learning, making mistakes and growing up. Even though I moved away after my graduation and my parents moved away after Dad retired, I still like to call Shillong as my hometown.