So tell me… are you a curiosity-kills-the-cat kinda person like me? In that case, I'm not testing your patience. Here are the winners of the giveaway…
Winners of Amazon Gift Coupons:
- Sonia Thomas
- Maria John
- Tina R.M
Winners of the Cupcake Giveaway:
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. It does make us feel wonderful.
Ok, now after reading the name of the winners, you will be in either of the 3 states below:
1. You got lucky today and too excited to think about anything else…
2. You didn’t get lucky and think “yeah, it always happens to me, I aint that lucky” and start to grumble about how unlucky you are.
3. You couldn’t care less about the giveaway n stuff. You are too busy with other stuff to fret about such silly things…
Let me tell you something… irrespective of your state of mind, I definitely want you to please care about this recipe. This is absolutely worth it! I waited almost 6 years for this recipe! Yep… 6 loooong years! This recipe is from a professional baker. I’ve been having this cake almost every other week for the past 6 years but the recipe remained a mystery to me. I speculated about the ingredients and techniques for long and wondered, how can anybody bake something so so moist and yummy. I got a shock of my life when I got the recipe finally!
There weren't any ingredients from the alien world or complicated techniques as I had speculated. That again proves something, you don't have to be complicated or extra ordinary or even different to be special in life. I guess being simple n easy is the best! Anyways, coming back to the cake, it was just like any other cake recipe, in fact it is just sooo simple and easy, you wouldn't believe me! The end result is so magically moist and you feel like drowning in that deep dark rich brown goodness. Ok, I think that’s enough talk! The thing I liked most about the cake is that, its not too sweet, even if you top it up with some ganache. You will be able to still think straight & act normal even after having a huge slice of it. Yeah… I dont like ‘a piece of cake’ controlling my behaviour ;)
Yeah yeah… ok here's the recipe, but I wanna share something else with you before that (please bear with me a minute). So we celebrated the fifth b’day in a grand way, I suppose. Yep, it was pretty grand for us, considering the fact that we are not the type who make every event into an occasion, this was pretty grand. Ok what I was trying to say is that, MariasMenu got her b’day wishes, you got your return gift, but what about the b’day present for the b’day baby? Ohh yes! She also got a gift, yep a new lens! You’ve already seen the work of the lens in the Chicken Tomato Roast. I dont know whether you noticed any difference there, did you? You know what… I’ve this habit of trying to relate each n every situation in my life to some proverbs/wise saying/ old saying. Here’s how I feel about the new lens in my hands… “pattikku muzhuvan thenga kittiyathu pole” or “Korangante kaayil poomala kittiya pole” ;) ( I guess translation will not give you the exact idea, so my non Malayalee friends, please excuse me :) ) what to say, it’s a tie!
Please check out these cupcakes at Swapna's place. Thanks a lot dear! Nisha also tried these cake, please check out her version here. Thank you Nish! There is another version here, thank you so much Priya!