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Easy Recipes for Isolation Baking Over the Weekend

A little baking therapy to unwind over the weekend

Comfort baking can sometime destress like no other. With quarantine and isolation being the keywords to describe the current situation, you can don the apron and whip up some easy cookies to take your mind off things around you. So if you are ready for some self-soothing measures, we have some easy and quick recipes that you can make from ingredients at home. Want to make this experience suprer fun, get your bae to help out with the mixing and tossing. 

Chef Rahul Chahar, Bakery Chef, Taj Mahal, New Delhi shares some of his favourite easy to make desserts to brighten up your weekends.

Carrot Cake

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Ingredients

7 no Eggs

700g Sugar                                     

500g Carrot                                   

500ml Oil                                           

750g Flour                                      

15g Soda                                      

6g Baking powder                  

6g Salt                                         

10g Cinnamon powder          

100g Pecan nuts                                  

Method

Roast the pecan nut in the oven for 15 minutes at 180c.

Keep it cool.

Grate carrot and squeeze it to drain the juice.

Mix oil and dry ingredients.

Mix sugar and eggs, until the sugar dissolves.

Add all ingredients together.

Put it in the mould and bake it in preheated oven at 180c for 30 minutes.

Let it cool and serve.

Almond Financiers

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Ingredients

500g Butter                   

500g Sugar                     

18 no Egg whites                            

160g Flour                                      

200g Almond powder               

40g Honey                   

Method

Caramelize the butter.

Let it cool and mix sugar.

Add egg one by one.

Add Honey and vanilla essence.

Add dry ingredients to fold.

Rest it for 20minutes. Then keep it in the silicone mould to bake

Bake it in preheated oven at 180c for 30 minutes.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Ingredients

500g Butter                                   

450g Icing sugar                           

4 no Egg                                         

650g Flour                                      

150g Chocolate (chopped)     

Method

Cream butter and sugar

Add egg one by one and dissolve them in the sugar

Add vanilla essence and dry ingredients.

Add chocolate chips and fold in the dough

Let it cool for some time. Make round balls of 30g each in the baking tray.

Bake it in preheated oven at 200c for 15 minutes.

let it cool and serve with tea or coffee.