No-Bake Oreo Ice Cream Cake

August 28th, 2013 Madhuram Posted in Frozen Treats 3 Comments »

No-Bake Oreo Ice Cream Cake

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Recently my eldest son finished his UCMAS course (Mental Math) with flying colors. It was quite an experience for him and me as well for the past 3 years. The final few levels were very difficult, especially given his age. But he did keep up his word and finished all the 10 levels before he starts Grade 3 this September. So this definitely needed a huge celebration with a special dessert. Ice cream cake is his absolute favorite. I found this Oreo Celebration cake recipe and knew right away that I had to make this one definitely, because he loves Oreo too.

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Eggless Pistachio Ice Cream

June 27th, 2012 Madhuram Posted in Frozen Treats, Kid Pleaser Recipes 6 Comments »

Pistachio Ice Cream

Chocolate ice cream, pistachio ice cream or any ice cream with nuts has always been my favorite. My absolute favorite was the Cassata ice cream. For those who don’t know what it is, it’s an ice cream cake, with a layer of cake topped with three flavors of ice cream (usually strawberry, vanilla and pistachio) and chopped nuts. Even now whenever I go to India I don’t miss to buy this ice cream at least a couple of times.

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Top 10 No-Bake, Magnificent Mango Desserts

June 14th, 2012 Madhuram Posted in Frozen Treats, No Bake Sweets, Other Desserts 7 Comments »

A couple of days back my husband came home with a big box of mangoes to which I had a mixed reaction. I love mangoes but what was I going to do with so many of those? Also it was not quite ripe so I had some time to figure it out. That’s when I started looking for interesting recipes using mangoes. I stumbled upon a lot of mango breads and mango cakes. But I wanted to make dishes that truly brought out the mango-ness. I decided that I’m not going to bake anything which uses a lot of flour and other ingredients which will mask the natural mango flavor. So I decided to go for “no-bake” mango desserts. Also who wants to use an oven in an already hot kitchen?

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Blueberry Yogurt Smoothie & Pops

July 1st, 2008 Madhuram Posted in Food Blog Events, Frozen Treats, Smoothie 29 Comments »


Last weekend we went blueberry picking in Highland Orchards, PA.  I think mid July would have been the right time, because a lot of berries were not ripe yet.  We managed to pick around 3 cups of berries.  Was it worth the drive, when blueberries are available in the local supermarket right at your doorstep, with buy one get one free offer?

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