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The Art of Indian Baking

Apr/07/2024 / by Team Seema

 Is Cardamom Still Queen?

We don’t dare daydream of Indian sweets without images of Jalebi and aromas of cardamom. But with the refresh of spring upon us it may be time to refresh your baking repertoire as well. From fruit infused desserts to decadent chocolate dishes there’s so much more delicious innovation that comes with Indian sweets. Professional and home chefs alike are experimenting with their love of clove and cardamom and Indian-inspired desserts are serving up truly special treats. Here’re four hot spots sure to add a little adventure to your next dessert.

@milkandcardamom        Hetal Vasavada, cookbook author and baker serves up the prettiest Holi Linzer cookies made with eggless Meyer lemon curd and dusted with colored powdered sugar you ever will see on her Instagram. You can expect whimsical, playful and pink sweets on her site. She serves up sophisticated desserts like guava lemon bar but you’ll also find plenty of treats kids will love like squiggle cookies and teddy bear spritz cookies. She even has a broadcast channel called Cardamom Crew, where you can jump into the conversation on our favorite sweet spice. 

Raahiliving.com or anikapannu.com         Meet Anika Pannu founder of Raahi Living, and be welcomed into her world of gorgeous inspirational recipes. Think Tumeric Milkshakes, Puffed Peanut Butter Quinoa Bites, Rose, Pistachio and Saffron Fudge just to name a few. She also has phenomenal eye for fabulous home style so you can leave with ideas on tablescapes and serving inspiration too. 

spice cravings.com       This blog blog mixes Aneesha’s love for spices and her North Indian roots. For a sweet spin on the Italian Tiramisu you must try her stunning Rasmalai Tiramisu. This Indian fusion dessert is made with made with rasmalai, sweetened whipped cream, mascarpone, ladyfingers, cardamom, pistachios, and rose petals for an equally gorgeous and delicious treat. Another favorite is her easy no cook Mango kulfi with saffron and cardamom for a perfect cool treat on a warm day. 

@Passionateaboutbaking       Author and blogger Deeba Rajpal has cake, cake and more cakes to satisfy your sweet tooth. You can see straightaway she is a professional food stylist and her images are enough to have you drooling. Her grid is the most glamourous layout of eggless desserts like Biscoff Cheesecake Cup and cover shot worthy vegetarian desserts like Blueberry Dessert Box.

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