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Gulab jamun cake with a slice removed

Gulab Jamun Cake

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Love Gulab Jamun but don’t want to go through all of the trouble of rolling out the balls and deep-frying them? Gulab Jamun Cake is an Indian cake recipe that captures the flavor and texture of gulab jamun but is so much easier to make, and it’s baked instead of deep-fried. Bring this cake to… Continue reading Gulab Jamun Cake

Gulab Jamun

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Gulab Jamun, or “Gulab Jambu” as I am used to calling them, are a ubiquitous sweet at Indian get-togethers. They are so common you would be hard-pressed to find an Indian restaurant that does not feature them on the dessert menu. For those who have not had them before, I describe them as “Indian donut… Continue reading Gulab Jamun

Rose Creme Brulee

Rose Creme Brulee

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There is a little shop called Mapro near where I went to boarding school in the Western Ghat mountains. They make their own syrups, jams, jellies and candies with fresh fruits and juices. They are famed for their strawberry jam. My favorite thing from their shop has always been their rose syrup. It tastes amazing.… Continue reading Rose Creme Brulee