Chetna's Basque-cheesecake

Honeyed Basque Cheesecake

This creamy, burnt cheesecake recipe from Ed Smith’s Crave is melt in the mouth and cloud-like! Ingredients 600g cream cheese120g golden caster sugar2 eggs300ml double creamPinch salt2½ tbsp runny honey40g plain flour Method Pre-heat oven to 220°CGrease 8” round cake tin – springform or loose-bottomed if possible.Line with double baking paper cut slightly larger than the tin and press right … Read More

Chetna's Raspberry-cake-with-almond-and-lemon

Raspberry Cake with Almond & Lemon

This cake is light and fluffy with the refreshing, summery touch of lemon, almond and raspberry. It’s great for picnics! Equipment Stand mixer or hand mixer (or a wooden spoon with lots of elbow grease!)Four 8” round cake tinsBaking parchmentCling film Ingredients For the cake batter 200g caster sugar (golden or plain)200g S/R flour (or plain flour + 2tsp baking … Read More

2 Delicious Mug Cake recipes!

Eggless Chocolate mug cake 4 tbsp golden caster sugar 4 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp cocoa powder pinch of salt (1/8th tsp) pinch of baking powder (1/8th tsp) 3 tbsp milk 2 tbsp oil (I used rapeseed oil) 5 pieces of dark chocolate Microwave at 900 W for 1 min 20 seconds Vanilla Mug Cake with nutella 4 tbsp plain … Read More

How to make delicious Red Velvet Cake- Food with Chetna

This red velvet cake is really moist and super delicious. The stunning colour of the sponge looks beautiful against the contrasting cream cheese icing. Great celebration cake! Look out for the special cute taste tester in the end of the video! Subscribe to Food with Chetna to see even more amazing recipes and get your creativity flowing!

Just desserts?

We are in week 4 of The Great British Bake Off already and its dessert week! Its summer time which can only mean one thing- Loads of rain! The bakers were tasked with making 12 identical crème brûlée. I do like a nice crème brûlée and just like Mary, I don’t have a blow torch. Mat made coconut and lime, which I loved the … Read More

The Great British Bread week

So it was ‘Bread week’ in The Great British bake off this week. It started with fresh looking Mel and Sue, as enthusiastic as ever, asking all the bakers to make a Quick Bread. These are breads without yeast made with baking powder or bicarb, which sounds more like a cake to me! Anyways they all start swiftly. Matt and Nadiya … Read More

Caramel Sauce

Yay!!! I recently had the lovely Kate Henry join me for some great baking on Food with Chetna. This is the first of my videos with her. You can try making this very easy, quick caramel sauce at home. It is perfect for cakes, cupcakes, cookies, ice-cream, cheesecakes! The possibilities of using this gorgeous caramel sauce are endless. You can … Read More

Here come the biscuits!

Biscuit Week! It was Week Two and that meant Biscuit week on the Great British Bake Off. For the first challenge of the week they were asked to make biscotti. I love biscotti and was really looking forward to what flavours the bakers would come up with. Alvin chose jackfruit, unusual to use in biscuits. I love jackfruit and the … Read More