Trinidad Kurma is an Indian sweet originally reserved for spiritual festivals but is now eaten throughout the year. Kurma is a sweet crispy fried dough flavored with spices and topped with sugar. Its unmistakable crunch and sweet spicy flavor make it an easy on the go snack. Historically, this snack came to the Caribbean islands with East Indian migrants during colonization. Kurma also known as Laktho came from the Northern Region of the Indian subcontinent.
Who doesn't love a sweet pastry to snack on as they sip a nice cup of hot coffee or tea? One of the most iconic pastries found in any cafe or bakery has to be the Puff Pastry Custard Cone because it has so many versions worldwide. In Italy, they are called cannoncini, in Greece Kornedákia and in Austria Schaumrollen. In most English speaking countries they are called Cream Horns with their unmistakable flaky buttery layers of pastry that are filled with a thick rich custard cream and topped with a fluffy whipped cream.
Eggless and Butterless Sponge Cake was created as a way of fulfilling a sponge cake craving with simple ingredients that most of us have in our kitchens. This recipe takes all the things you love about cake but without all the fuss that goes into making a traditional sponge cake. With its moist, sweet and delicate bite is exactly what you need to go with a hot cup of black coffee at your next mid day break.
Trinidad Barfi is a local and traditional Indian sweet. Trini Barfi is typically made around the time of Diwali, Eid and prayer celebrations. For a twist, you can add pistachio, cashew or berries to produce a variety of flavours.
Pineapple Upside Down Cake is a soft and buttery cake with sliced caramelized pineapple and maraschino cherries. Tip: For an enhanced pineapple flavour, substitute some of the whole milk with pineapple juice.
The traditional Pound Cake recipe originated from Britain and consisted of only 4 ingredients: butter, egg, flour and sugar. The name Pound Cake derives from the fact that all 4 ingredients weigh 1 pound each. This recipe is a modernized version of the original Pound cake. The Pound Cake is dense yet moist and has a rich and buttery flavour and can be draped with whipped cream, berries or ice cream.
This Banana Bread recipe is an eggless and vegan version. It is the most popular because of its mood boosting capabilities. An interesting fact is that Vegan Banana Bread was possibly firstly baked during the Great Depression which was characterized by extreme economic and social distress. In the year 2020, it was the unofficial comfort snack of the corona (COVID19) pandemic as its popularity has visibly soared during periods of self-isolation.
Red Velvet Cake is a crimson, layered chocolate cake with very little cocoa powder covered in silky cream cheese frosting. Traditionally, the red colour occurred as a result of using non-Dutched, anthocyanin-rich cocoa. Nowadays, red food colouring is used.