Chocolate Cake With Nutella Icing And Hazelnut Praline

Choc Nutella hazelnut cake

I wanted to post this cake recipe before this month ends. MM completes 8 years this month! Though I said the previous statement without any drama, trust me, lots of drama happens behind the scene, all the time. Be it in the kitchen, photo session, maintenance... As I've said before,

Red Velvet Poke Cake

Red Velvet Poke Cake

So, it was my b'day last Friday. Another year older (cant help it) and wiser (I dont think so, but let's pretend that's the case). Tell me something... when you were growing up, did you take any major decisions on how to and how not to behave based on how

No Bake Tiramisu

Eggless No Bake Tiramisu

I'm sure you've seen a variety of Tiramisu recipes by now. I've also posted a Tiramisu cake recipe earlier. However this is a no bake version. Whenever I'm pressed for time to think about recipe ideas for dessert, I make this. This is good enough for a crowd and also

Chocolate Flan Cake

Chocolate Flan Cake

I think it happened two months after I got married. It was around around 7 -7.30 in the morning. I was having a dream. In the dream I was standing behind a podium and giving a talk about women empowerment. Suddenly I felt that somebody shaking me and in the

Eggless Banana Oats Choco Chip Pancake

Eggless Banana Oats Chocolate Chip Pancake

Here's a simple and healthy breakfast recipe using oats. I usually get mails asking healthy recipes for kids. This can be served as breakfast or can be packed as tiffin or as an evening snack. Isn't that wonderful? What I liked about this recipe is, it doesn't have the overpowering

Christmas Themed Chocolate Cupcakes

Christmas Themed Cupcakes

I need to do a bit of explaining here, if not for you, at least for myself. Ok, so here is a fondant recipe. I've been getting requests for the same since ages. Most of the time I replied back saying I havent tried it yet, may be in future.

Eggless Kerala Christmas Fruit Cake

Eggless Kerala Christmas Fruit Cake

At the risk of sounding like a fairness cream or a shampoo salesperson, let me tell you... this cake offers one solution for 5 different problems: It's eggless! It's alcohol free! It's caramel free! It's last min fruit cake which requires very little soaking time! It's super moist and soft!

Moist Banana Cake (Cupcake) With Caramel Icing

Banana Caramel Cupcake

One of the questions I'm frequently asked about the blog is  "do you actually try all the recipes that you post on the blog"? If you are also wondering the same thing, the answer is Yes! Well, there is a teeny tiny exception to this recipe. I did try it

Apple Crumble Pie

Apple Pie Recipe

Here's a simple pie recipe which you can have with your morning or evening tea. Jose has been asking me for ages to make Apple Pie for him. I wasn't very excited about it. I'm not a big fan of the regular Apple Pie. But since he pestered me, I

Double Dark Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Double Dark Chocolate Cake with Chocolate cream cheese icing

We are meeting after a small gap, right? I was actually planning to take a small break from blogging. No particular reason, just like that. But then, June is a special month for MariasMenu. MM's b'day falls on this month and this year we turn 7!  So it's been 7

Mini Caramel Fudge Tarts

Caramel Fudge Tarts

First things first, did you notice something new on the site? More about this later on... Do you remember your school summer holidays? The long vacation of 2 months... the magical time when the sun rises only by noon time, the carefree time when you dont have to worry about

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake with Blueberry Topping


Usually during Christmas and Easter time, I get emails from you asking what's my  special menu. Because of my blog, people assume that I'll be cooking up a feast for Christmas and Easter. Well, let me tell you a secret... most of the time, I hardly cook anything during festive

Moist Carrot Cupcake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot-Cupcake 2

Do you like getting hair cut? I actually like it. I like the refreshed and new look it gives. It's a feel good thing. Btw, I'm talking about good hair cuts here, not the ones that has gone horribly wrong! Wait a min, you dont think I'm all about outward