TRINI FRUIT CAKE

Fruit cake is a must have during the end of year holiday season. It’s packed with different fruits and nuts that make your tastebuds go crazy! There are many different versions of a ‘real’ fruit cake but here is my way… INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup cherries, chopped 1/3 cup prunes, chopped 1/3 cup raisins, chopped 1/3…

BARFI – TRADITIONAL INDIAN SWEET

Barfi is a traditional Indian sweet that’s popular especially during Divali (Diwali) and Eid. It’s one the first things I eat when I get my hands on a ‘sweets bag’ during either of these festivities. Like most Indian sweet treats, the spices used are important. Many people look forward to the different spices like the…

APPLE PIE

Apple pie is one my hubby’s favorite things especially when it’s paired with custard! This apple pie recipe is a pretty simple one and bakes in less than an hour. The kids are sure to enjoy this! INGREDIENTS: Filling: 5 apples (3 peeled and 2 unpeeled), sliced 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp flour 1…

CINNAMON ROLL CAKE

If you are looking something super sweet to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings, this cinnamon roll cake is PERFECT for you. It’s a simple recipe that’s easy to follow. INGREDIENTS: 1 box of yellow cake mix 3 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup sour cream 1 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup…

BANANA NUT BREAD

Imagine the smell of cinnamon throughout your house on a beautiful evening while you’re preparing dinner…. smells and feels good right? That’s the exact feeling I have when I’m baking banana nut bread. Bananas are fruits almost everyone has in the kitchen and at some point in time, bananas remain on the counters longer than…

OATMEAL BITES

We all have a sweet tooth right???…. Well most of us at least and the majority of times we tend to pick up unhealthy snacks to satisfy our cravings! Why is it that the BEST tasting snacks are always the most unhealthy! WHY?!?! Is there such thing as a good tasting, healthy snack? Yesterday on Instagram I…

SAWINE

Sawine is usually made for Eid, which is a public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago and marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan (month of fasting) for Muslims. What exactly is sawine? It’s a very rich sweet treat made with vermicelli, condensed milk, evaporated milk and flavoured with spice. Like many food related items…