Gone are the days when choices of cake flavors available were limited to chocolate, pineapple, butterscotch. Today, the trend is changing and we have a whole new variety of baked delicacies to choose from. Below is the list of latest baked treats which are slowly becoming a rage in the Indian scenario.
Cupcakes tops the list as they weren’t popular 10 years back and now you see them all over. These are miniature cakes which is just enough for one person. The cupcakes are frosted and are a delectable treat. These can be customized and are popular return gifts and wedding invitation gifts.
Cheesecakes are as old as 2000 B.C. and you would be surprised to know that Cheesecakes were considered a good source of energy and food historians say that it was served to athletes during the first Olympic Games in 776 B.C. Cheesecakes are layered desserts. The bottom layer consists of crust or base made of crushed cookies. The middle layer is mainly creamcheese with egg and sugar. It can be topped with flavors like blueberry, strawberry, mango, chocolate or you can have it plain, the New York Style.
Ahh… The pretty French Macarons. Macarons are colorfully round shaped. A layer of buttercream, jam or ganache is sandwiched between two meringue cookies made of almond flour, sugar and egg whites. So it is crunchy outside and creamy inside and believe me, these ones are just divine. The most popular flavors are Raspberry, Chocolate, Passion Fruit, Rose, Salted Caramel, Lemon, Strawberry, Pistachio.
Who said, desserts can’t be healthy. The bakers have now come up with recipes where you can have your cake and eat it too. Low sugar confectioneries can be made by using sugar substitutes like honey, raisins, applesauce, pureed banana among others. Gluten free eating is in vogue these days and how better it would be if you can have a gluten free cupcake for breakfast without feeling an inch of guilt.
These desserts are short and sweet and treats are in fun sizes. How about having a tart or a mini cupcake which will satisfy your sweet craving without creating a havoc on your diet.
Layers of cakes with oodles of frosting layered beautifully in a jar. They are yummy, decadent and look irresistible. Indian bakers have also experimented with new flavors like tiramasu rasmalai and gulab jamun truffle in a jar. They are an attractive gift option too.
For all veggie haters, this is something you will definitely love. What if you can have a spiced pumpkin or a zucchini cake or a pumpkin pie. You can even have savory cupcakes like tomato and basil or a corn cheese and jalepano. The flavors and texture of these baked treats with fresh vegetables are amazing and I promise, you will fall in love with these veggies again.
| Customized Cakes and Desserts
There is a huge demand of customized cakes and desserts these days. You give us a theme, we will have it ready. Bakers are also now quite proficient with hand painted cakes. Have a look at some of our themed cakes here.
Indian bakers are coming up with new ideas of blending Indian flavors and spices with bakes. Ranging from yogurt popsicles to Indian flavored cheesecakes and cupcakes, the choices are endless. So go ahead and dig your spoon into cardamon cupcakes with masala chai frosting or you can even try the yummilicious rabri cheesecakes, gajar halwa cupcake or even a badam milk muffins, which are a big hit during the Diwali season.
A lot of people do not like their cakes with buttercream or fondant and would like to have it complete plain. Tea Cakes are quite flavorful. These are slowly becoming popular in the events and small get-together.
Rainbow cake is slowly catching up in India and experts have also been trying other layered cakes in different flavors. These cakes are usually frosted in one color and when it is cut, the cake turns out to be colorful and beautiful inside!
Cookies can also be customized according to the theme you choose. These could have personalized fondant toppers or you can even get them hand painted. It now comes in different shapes and sizes. Henna Cookies are quite a rage these days during the wedding season.