Here is a collection of easy dessert recipes and no fuss dessert ideas.
Who needs special occasion to savour heavenly cinnamon rolls, or melt in mouth gulab jamuns? Whether you are looking for traditional Indian sweet dishes, or something fancy, you will get something here. Discover delectable dessert recipes – from heavenly trifle pudding to scrumptious barfi that will sweeten any get-togethers. Choose from a selection of easy dessert recipes that your family and friends will love.
Easy Dessert recipes
Delicious moong dal barfi
Moong dal (green gram) barfi is traditionally made by soaking dal in water, grinding a paste, and then cooking it on low flame. It is time consuming. Here is an easy recipe to prepare the barfi using condensed milk. It does not require long cooking time. Read recipe.
Easy dessert recipes: fruit trifle pudding
A quick to assemble sweet dish that will impress every one. It can be rustled up with whatever ingredients are available at home. You can use different combinations of fruits and base. It is an excellent dessert for parties. You can also assemble it in individual portions in bowls or glasses. Read recipe.
Delectable cinnamon rolls
Gooey and flavorful cinnamon rolls are everyone’s favorites. Taste of freshly baked cinnamon rolls is incomparable. Make these delicious rolls at home and impress everyone. Read recipe.
Soft and delicious gulab jamuns
Soft and spongy gulab jamuns with melt in the mouth texture are probably the most popular traditional Indian dessert. These milk based balls are drenched in flavored sugar syrup. They are traditionally made with mawa/khoya, but this recipe uses milk powder (milk solids) that is easily available everywhere. Read recipe.
Rice kheer: traditional Indian dessert
Simple but flavorful rice kheer from Indian subcontinent is made in all regions of the subcontinent with some variations. This popular dish of rice and milk is easy to make. It is very often made during celebrations, festivals, and religious ceremonies. Flavored with saffron and cardamom, this kheer will surely be a show stopper. Read recipe.
Easy dessert recipes: Bhapa doi
Bengali dessert called bhapa doi: steamed yogurt pudding (bhapa means steamed and doi is yogurt) is a very easy dish to make. You can hardly ever go wrong. Hung yogurt (curd in India) is used in this recipe, though Greek Yogurt will also give very good result. Soft, with texture like cheesecake, it can be flavored in various ways. Read recipe.
Impressive: mango vanilla panna cotta
This is another dish that will impress one and all with its looks and taste. Panna Cotta is traditional Italian dessert that is creamy, and has consistency of jelly. It is wobbly, but firm. It can be made with cream only, or a combination of cream and any other flavoring such as strawberry or mango. These fruits add a new dimension to Panna Cotta. Read recipe.
Cake in a mug: Nutella chocolate mug cake
Sometimes we crave for eating something sweet, and we may not find anything to our liking available at home. It is such a big disappointment. Make this nutella chocolate mug cake in two minutes in your microwave. This easy and quick recipe will help you in satiating your desire for something sweet and delicious. No complicated ingredients or difficult steps. Even someone who doesn’t cook can make it. Moreover the taste is awesome! Read recipe.
Kalakand is a traditional Indian sweet. It is a specialty of Rajasthan. It is in fact a type of milk cake. Traditionally it involves slow cooking of milk, and then partially curdling it with alum. But here is a quick method to make it using sweetened condensed milk. It shortens the time of cooking to about 15 minutes. Read recipe.
Sweet candies: til gur ke laddu
In India, as winters arrive, so do fresh batch of jaggery. The market is flooded with all sorts of jaggery candies such as til gur ke laddu, chicki/moongphali ki patti, puffed rice candies,til ki gazak, rewari, and many more. These mouthwatering laddus are not only tasty, but nutritious too. Read recipe.