Desserts are a part of Indian Cuisine. All platters are incomplete without a desert. Desserts are the last food served after a complete meal. Desserts may include pastries, sweets, chocolates, pudding, tarts, and many more. The word desert originated from the French word “DISSERVIR ” which means “to clear the table“. Michael Krondl in his book Sweet Invention: The History of Dessert, explains that dessert was served after the table was cleared after all other dishes were served. Dry fruits and honey were served as desserts long ago. Desserts are also mainly made of sugar and honey. And the main ingredients include spices, dry fruits, flour, egg, and milk. There are many variations in desserts found in the present day. The varieties include Cakes, Pastries, Puddings, Candy, Chocolate, Custard, Ice cream, and many more.
There are many simple, easy, and delicious desserts recipe that you can try at your home easily. Sometimes we feel cravings for some sweet things after completing our meals at home. To fulfill this craving we can make many simple desserts at our home.
Cakes are sweet bread made up of flour and sugar. It contains many flavors of spices, fruits, nuts, and cocoa. Cakes are often served at celebrations. Cakes are generally sold in pounds. Nowadays small-sized cakes named cupcakes are also very popular. Baking cakes at your home is really fun. All you will need is just a hand full of things and you can bake cakes at your home. Many flavors and types of cakes are found nowadays, chocolate cake, layered cake, frozen cake, and many more. Cakes are just yummy desserts loved by all teenage to old age. All you need to do is take some flour in a bowl, add some flavoring essence to your taste, and put a spoonful of baking powder, some milk, and 1 to 2 eggs. Mix the things properly to a smooth batter. Whip some batter into the cake tin, pour the mix, and keep it in the oven to bake. our yummy and delicious cake recipe is ready. This is just a wonderful dessert recipe.
Pastries are also baked. Pastries are small-sized cakes. Pastries are sometimes crispy, chewy, or soft. Pastries are also made with flour and spices flavored with fruits and nuts. Pastries are much popular sweet dish. Pastries are not only cakes but they are varieties of pastries found such as puff pastry, shortcrust pastry, flaky pastries, etc. Pastries are known by different names in different parts of the world. You will also be glad to know that pastries were first created by the Egyptians. Making this delicious dessert is also very easy this also follows the same step as cake. This is just the Indian style of making pastries. A recipe for pineapple pastry is given as follows.
The word puddings come from the Latin word “BOTRLLUS“. Puddings were generally invented by the British.Â Puddings are a type of dish that can be cooked or uncooked. Puddings are similar to custards. But pudding is thickened with starch of corn and custard is thickened with eggs generally. Puddings are generally soft, spongy, and thick. Puddings are prepared in various ways in various parts of the world. Some call pudding the dessert. Puddings generally contain dried fruits, breadcrumbs, nuts, eggs, sausage, and many other flavorings. Puddings are not only yummy but also healthy. They provide calcium, vitamin, and minerals to our bodies. There are different types of pudding recipes that you can prepare easily at your home and enjoy. Making puddings is also very simple you can make this delicious dessert with just simple recipes. All we need to do is mix sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a pan. Next pour in the milk slowly stirring continuously. Now add half of the mixture to the egg yolk and stir continuously. Then again add this hot mixture back to the pan. boil and stir continuously for 2 minutes. and our pudding is ready to serve. Serve this pudding chilled in a refrigerator.Â Our delicious dessert recipe is ready.
For making candy, sugar and honey is the main ingredient needed. Next topping of caramel milk or chocolate is put over it. Candy is also called lollies. Candies include soft candy, hard candy, marshmallows, toffy, and many more. There are a lot of variations in candies. You can enjoy this variation of dessert at any time of the day. Candies are a love for all age groups. We can make this dessert recipe at home. All you will is sugar, water, and glucose syrup. Add all the things to a pan and boil. You can add any flavor of food color as your like. Boil them till they become sticky now fold the edges and our soft candy is ready.
Chocolate usually contains milk powder or condensed milk, cocoa, butter, and sugar. Chocolate has always been a favorite dessert for all. Chocolates are available in both liquid and solid forms. Cocoa is the main ingredient used in the preparation of chocolates. Chocolate is one of the most popular desserts found worldwide. Chocolates are also good for health. The chocolates increase the health of the heart. Mainly the consumption of dark chocolates decreases blood pressure. Chocolates help in decreasing anxiety. It reduces the risk of stroke.Â They also do not allow blood to clot. Dark chocolates contain powerful anti-oxidants that help in the functioning of our brains. There is a myth that taking lots of chocolates may let you gain weight. But dark chocolates are beneficial and you will not gain weight. Dark chocolates contain 70percent of cocoa and also are low in fat and calorie. Dark chocolates can be enjoyed as a part of our balanced diet. There are different types of chocolates found in the world such as milk chocolate, dark chocolate, and white chocolate. bittersweet chocolate and many more.
The word custard is derived from the Latin word “CROSTATA“.Custards are good for our health. They are rich in calcium, vitamin B, and vitamin B12. They strengthen our bones and also help with digestion problems. Custard is generally made of milk, sugar, and eggs. Custard usually contains a thickened dairy base. Custard also contains fruit toppings. Homemade custards are much healthier than the outside ones. Custard tastes sweet and creamy. There are different variations of custards, made in different parts of the world. Here is a recipe for how you can make this fruit custard at your home very easily. All you need to do is add 2 to 3 cups of milk to a pot and set it to boil by adding 2 to 3 spoons of sugar in it or as much sweet as you want. Next, we need to add 2 tablespoons of custard powder to another bowl and take half a cup of warm milk and add to the bowl. mix the custard powder and the milk very nicely so that it does not form any lump. Now add this custard mix to the pan and stir firmly. Keep in mind while adding the custard mix to the pot stir the milk continuously otherwise it can form lumps. Stir the milk continuously till it becomes thick. Next, put off the flame and add the fruits chopped to the mix of your choice. Refrigerate the mix. Our delicious dessert recipe is ready to serve.
These were a few examples of deserts that we can all have. Now here is a simple recipe for a yummy eggless pineapple pastry that you can try at your home easily. The flavor of this pastry is pineapple and tastes delicious. Vegetarians can also try this out as it does not contain any eggs.
- 1 cake tin
- 2 cups flour
- 2 tablespoon baking powder
- half cup butter
- 1 cup sugar powder
- half cup water
- half cup yogurt
- 1 tablespoon vanilla essence
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 cup pineapples chopped
- 4 tablespoon pineapple syrup
- 3 cups chilled cream
- few cherries
- few pineapple slices
- First, take the flour and the baking powder into a mixing bowl.
- Add the salt, sugar, butter, water, and vanilla essence into it.
- Then blend the mixture using a blender till blended properly.
- Add the yogurt to the batter and again blend it till the batter becomes smooth.
- Now transfer the batter into the cake tin.
- Bake it for about 20-25 minutes at 160 degrees Celsius.
- After that prepare the layering of the pastry.
- first whip, the cream with the sugar in the tin then place a sponge and spread the chopped pineapple over it in a layer.
- Again spread a layer of cream over this and cover with the second sponge, upside down and now sprinkle it with the pineapple syrup.
- Now cover carefully with a layer of cream.
- After that cut the pastry into the desired shape of rectangles and decorate it with piped whipped cream and then garnish it with pineapple slices and cherries.
- The yummy Pineapple Pastry is ready to serve.
- You can try this same recipe by just using other fruits.