Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Second Anniversary of Priya's Feast-Merry X'mas to all

                                                 Priya's Feast has turned Two years,last friday....Thank you all for being with me and without your support ,i couldnt reached it...To Cherish,last year seemed to be a real battle of life i went throughed.....This year,I joined Daring Bakers and Sweet Punch ,explored to world of (best) baking....And most best part of my blog was,Hansika joined cooking with me...Tiramisu is the first help ,i got from her...Another best part is ,i made Princess cake for her birthday...
                                                      I wish to thank my cousin ramya,who brought me to the world of blogging on cooking......Or,I must have become baby care blogger...Thank you,ramya....
                                                        This year,I met so many accidents in my kitchen that really put me back from cooking and blogging......My hands were full of burns to every inch....The hot water splash really made me to hop,and hide my face....But that doesnt stop me in learning and exploring in my passion of cooking.....Its never always "THE" feast at home,but some bread and dosa made our day.........
                                                      I need to thank my hubby who has been with me and loves this blog more than i do....He has put things to ease,even when he was not around.Today's post is Christmas cake,which i promised to sponsor for christmas ceremony...I was thrilled to bake,while Chef Senthil by Courtyard Marriott gave me a recipe...I tried and thought ,its exactly the plum cake i had at school...But still i want to do the best cake,When Ria posted the recipe....I decided to give a try....I must say, its not just Fruit cake....Must named it Royal Rich Fruit Cake....Look at the ingredients ,she has mentioned...I must say u have to try it ....try it....you will never stop munching it....
                                             The Christmas ceremony went very well and the cake was over in minute...Everyone was surprised to know its a homemade...

The star is glittering in our balcony,while hansika practicing the carol and enjoying to the core....I made this yummiest cake,mixing the fruits with array of ingredients


The Rest follows...

I used yellow and brown raisins and apricots,cherries etc.,

Orange peels and plums

Ginger Candied

Mix all the dry fruits in the large bowl

I made the spice masala -freshy ready

Add ginger candied powder

Orange juice

I used rum and brandy essence along with Vanilla essence

Squeezed some jam

Caramel sauce

and finally the spice powder

Hands played best role in mixing the whole thing...I am sure u cannot mix it with any spatula,the liquid wont blend with dry fruits...

I soaked the mix for overnight...and made 5x of the recipe....Needless to say,y i did so...

Its ready to bake

Half of the soaked dry fruits are over,and i am waiting to make another batch of cake...My hubby is not ready  to leave without the cake...The cake tastes better when the day passes by and it didnt spoil....

Check her recipe here......and dont forget me ,since i recommended this to u....

This rabbit is loved by hansika,she named it chitti

Merry Christmas and Happy holidays!!!!!



  2. Congratulations, Happy Anniversary and Merry Christmas Priya...

  3. Happy bloganniversary and wishing you many more hapy blogging years ahead...Lovely, mouthwatering pics.

  4. Congrats Priya, Cakes looks extremely cute and delectable..Keep rocking gal..

  5. Congrats on completing two years of blogging--wish you many many more!!I've been looking at Ria's recipe too,but you are fast!!You made not one but 5 cakes??Really commendable..three cheers to you!!

  6. Congrats on ur blog anniversary....Lovely cakes, very tempting too!

  7. Hey Priya,

    Happy blog aniversary!!The cakes look great...Love the decoration and presentation..:)



  8. Congrats, the cake and the shapes look gorgeous. Lovely texture and color.

    Lite Bite

  9. Priya,thank you for trying and thank you for the mention :)

    I am so glad to hear that everybody liked it :)

    Season's greetings!

  10. Priya,the cake does look and sound like a Rich Royal fruit cake,and I can see why your husband can't get enough of it:) Merry Christmas to you & yours:)!!!

  11. Congrats Priya..keep rocking,cake looks gorgeous dear,love it.

  12. Plum! Plum! I love them... Your prep is way too awesomely presented... Very illustrious!!!! Happy Celebrations deary!!!!!


  13. Merry Christmas & a Happy blog Anniversary Priya!!!! Cake looks yummylicious!!!!

  14. Hi,
    Happy 2nd blog anniversary..wish to celebrate more..and merry christmas.cake looks yummy..

  15. Congrats on your blog anniversary :)

    You simply rock madam :) lovely cakes and I really like their shapes a lot :)

    The star looks so festive :)

    Lovely clicks :)

  16. Love the step by step explanation.. looks festive and colorful.. great party for the taste buds

    Aaha Oho

  17. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.Cake looks mouthwatering.

  18. Cakes are all very beautiful to look at! So delicious and tempting!!

  19. Happy Anniversary.
    Very well written, you are a brave girl to continue after all those things. Keep it up and all the best.
    Lovely pictures. Feel like baking now.

  20. Congratulations.Seasons greetings and a very very happy New Year to you.

  21. Happy Holidays....nice pictures..
    All looks yummy and i'm drooling

  22. Congrats on your anniversary..lovely pics..Happy New year !!

  23. Happy New Year and congrats on the milestone!! Love this post very much!


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