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I’m so in love with this truly crispy garlic Parmesan baked potato wedges recipe. They are sooo delicious. Reminds me of the kind you get in KFC but only much better than KFC wedges. Perfectly seasoned, baked in oven for less guilt snacking. Wedges turns out truly crispy on the outside and so tender on the inside.  So, so, so good!

A plate with Crispy Garlic Parmesan Baked Potato Wedges and a small bowl of ketchup on side

By now you’ll know that I’m obsessed with potatoes. With so many recipes of potatoes already on the blog it’s clearly evident that I’m a potato addict.

While I’m cooking with potatoes you see me happy in the kitchen. Not just me, my kids and Raj too. They love potatoes in all forms as much as I love. I CONFESS, even before the potato dish makes to the dinner table, 1/3rd of it is vanished. I can’t resist potatoes! I can’t stop popping in my mouth. And that’s exactly what you’ll see whenever I’m cooking potatoes. The true joy of eating hot potato wedges is unmatchable. If there is a food heaven then its eating potato wedges right off the baking tray straight off the oven!

Potato wedges are truly amazing finger food; I’d say one of the best dish inventions with potatoes, of-course next to potato fried and potato chips. These amazing wedges make me imagine a group of friends on a restaurant table or pub chatting, laughing and the inevitable thing on the table would be potato fries. And potato wedges are the second favorite potato dish in most restaurants and pubs.

crispy baked garlic Parmesan potato wedges on a baking tray

You see oven baked potato wedges turns out so awesome and crunchy as fried wedges, why go for the extra calories fried one. Let’s all bake the wedges.  And a word of reminder – bake an extra LARGE batch of these, everybody on the table would go for extra servings. That’s from experience.

These thick and satisfying homemade potato wedges that are roasted in oven are my all-time most favorite party appetizer and even for my dinner side dish. It makes a great finger food appetizer perfect for game day.

These flavor packed wedges are better than the KFC wedges, and why not cause we all know homemade versions are always better and best! Also you get to customize on the flavors as per your choice. The bonus – these wedges are way less calories than the deep fried one! Yay to that! Always BAKE for less-guilt snacking!

Baking tray with Crispy Garlic Parmesan Baked Potato Wedges out of oven ready to be served with ketchup on side

Homemade potato wedges recipe are so easy to make from scratch that you won’t go back to the frozen ones once you give this recipe a try. Yes, frozen packets of potato fries, potato wedges, tater tots are hard to resist when you are walking down the frozen aisle of a super market, and I wont deny I usually do pick those up.  Walk into my kitchen any day you will find a packet of frozen sausages and most probably tater tot pack too in my freezer. These are great mid meal snacking option, easy to make and of-course CONVENIENT! But the frozen one is definitely not as GOOD as the homemade crispy baked potato wedges. Come on guys, I know you would also agree to that, don’t you?

I am so in love with this Parmesan bakes potato wedges that I made it already 5 times in this 1 month. I’m definitely planning to make these for our next friends get-together party this Saturday. These would be great when you are out BBQ. Some BBQ meat and potatoes wedges on the side. Best kind of summer meal, truly a ‘crowd pleaser’.

close up of Crispy Garlic Parmesan Baked Potato Wedges

How to cut potato wedges?

Making potato wedges at home is real simple. Start by scrubbing off the potatoes well and washing to remove any dirt. Cut potatoes length wise into half, cut each half into 2 wedges. 1 potato should yield 8 wedges.

How to season potato wedges?

Go with your favorite. Really! Only suggestion here would be do not over season or over power these beautiful and humble potatoes. We want to have the potato taste come through beautifully with a hint of all the seasoning and spices.

One basic but awesome seasoning for potato wedges is garlic. Love the garlic flavor that comes out when I bite into the wedges.

Paprika – for that slight kick. It truly enhances the taste.

Italian herbs – gives a beautiful aroma to the wedges.

Definitely Salt – no wedges is complete without salt.

Olive oil – to help it bake through and make it crunchy, plus make the seasoning stick to the wedges and not fall off on the baking tray.

Parmesan – I used Parmesan powder. Cheese makes everything taste great, so why not!

Potato wedges arranged on baking tray seasoned and ready to be baked fror Crispy Garlic Parmesan Baked Potato Wedges

How do you make potato wedges crispy?

The key to making oven roasted potato wedges turn crispy and crunchy is using the right amount of oil. Also flip the wedges half way through the cooking time and spray little oil and return to oven.

Can you freeze potato wedges?

In my opinion they don’t hold up as leftovers even when you bake a LARGE batch of these wedges.

Still wondering if you can freeze? Yes you can. They freeze well. After baking, let them cool completely then transfer to zip lock bag and freeze. To serve frozen wedges, first defrost them, spray little oil and bake for 10 minutes.

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Are you addicted to potatoes just like me? Then you’ll love out other potato recipes.

Truly Crispy Garlic Parmesan Baked Potato Wedges

I’m so in love with this truly crispy garlic Parmesan baked potato wedges recipe. They are sooo delicious. Reminds me of the kind you get in KFC but only much better than KFC wedges. Perfectly seasoned, baked in oven for less guilt snacking. Wedges turns out truly crispy on the outside and so tender on the inside.  So, so, so good!

  • 5 big potatoes (russet is ideal)
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoon Italian herbs
  • 2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 3 tablespoon Parmesan powdered cheese

For garnish

  • Fresh parsley for garnish
  1. Prep wedges – Scrub and rinse potatoes to get rid of any dirt. Pat dry the potatoes on kitchen towel.

    Cut each potatoes in half length-wise, cut each half in half again length-wise and then cut the half in half. You get 8 wedges from each potato.

    At this stage you can soak the potato wedges in ice cold water for 15-20 minutes and then start using them. I skipped the soaking step. Because I got beautifully crispy baked potatoes without soaking so why bother about extra step here :D.

  2. Season – Use a large mixing bowl and add the potato wedges and all the seasoning ingredients into the bowl and mix. Or if you are being lazy like me, then throw the wedges straight on to a baking tray, add oil and seasoning, and mix with your hands. Easy!

  3. Bake the best potato wedges – Arrange the wedges in a single layer on the baking tray. Pop the tray into a pre-heated oven. Bake for 35 minutes, turning wedges half way through baking time (spray oil after turning), until golden, crisp and cooked through when tested with a fork.

  4. Serving – Sprinkle with fresh parsley and some more Parmesan. Serve immediately. 

If you get a chance to try this Truly Crispy Garlic Parmesan Baked Potato Wedges , let me know! I’d love to hear from you. You can leave a comment here or tag @currytrail on Instagram so I can happy dance over your creations! I can’t wait to see what you whip up!

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Cheesy Garlic Chicken Balls https://www.currytrail.in/garlic-chicken-cheese-balls/ https://www.currytrail.in/garlic-chicken-cheese-balls/#comments Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:50:25 +0000 https://currytrail.in/?p=8973 Cheesy garlic chicken balls are easy to make, utterly addictive! Gooey, cheesy center and perfect gorgeous golden crunchy crust!  These garlic chicken balls with cheese stuffing are great for party appetizers or pass them around at a gathering! You are going to be a hit at a party or gathering.  I speak from experience! Every morning...

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Cheesy garlic chicken balls are easy to make, utterly addictive! Gooey, cheesy center and perfect gorgeous golden crunchy crust!  These garlic chicken balls with cheese stuffing are great for party appetizers or pass them around at a gathering! You are going to be a hit at a party or gathering.  I speak from experience!

cheesy garlic chicken balls with mint sauce

Every morning the bird chirping sound wakes me up. No, not the real bird’s song, my phone has set this alarm sound to bird chirping sound. The sound is peaceful but still loud enough to wake me. Early morning, I get a feel of being in woods. What a nice way to wake up isnt?

But here’s the thing, it’s not an easy task waking up morning. I am not talking about 4 or 5 AM, I am talking about 6 AM. I am not a early riser at all and even the bird chirping sound doesn’t help me some days. And since the time I wake up, it’s a complete mad rush until both kids and hubby are out of house. Cook, pack lunch boxes, dress the up, drop them to bus stop – the drill happens twice and I get to breathe a sigh of relief only after that.

Past few months have been even more difficult. Renovation work at home has stolen away from me my“free time” “me time”. Soon the kids and hubby are out of house, the laborers are in and constant watch women job has become my role. I am constantly answering to their queries, watching their work and instructing/checking with them on things that is yet to be done. It almost feels like never ending task. And a lot of stress is building in.

What do you do when you are stressed out? I, most of the time, tend to eat, I tend to over eat. Last few weeks the story has been that. I have been cooking a lot and eating a lot of it as well.

Little girl holding a blue plate full of cheese stuffed garlic chicken balls along with mint sauce

On one of the Sunday’s last month, I made this delicious cheesy garlic chicken balls for brunch. Not just kids, and hubby, but I ate it too, a lot!. I usually shy away from fried stuff, but I guess I was stressed and just went on hogging these delicious cheesy balls all the way through the day. It was so delicious and ridiculously addictive I stuffed my face with these chicken balls.

Raj LOVES fried food. And I? I hate to admit it, but my belly and my head goes bonkers when I see fried food. As much as I used to love and eat fried foods ‘those’ days, my arteries harden at the thought of fried foods these days. ‘Those days’ I was always called ‘blessed girl’ with perfect figure. I could and would eat ANYTHING and I would still look….naturally lean :D. They say with age comes wisdom. I say with age comes belly fat, arms fat, thighs fat,  damn :’(

The thing about deep frying is it can make anything taste great. And Raj calls fried food THE BEST food. And I agree with him. Fried food is the best tasting food. Take the humble, bland potato- fry them. What you get is ‘weakness of the whole wide world’ the potato chips. I bet there no one in the world who would eat one potato chip and say ‘I had enough’ (unless you are like a big health freak who has this ridiculous habit of eating, like someone who lives eating only…I don’t know. Salads…).

Are you convinced enough to give cheesy garlic chicken balls a try soon? Look at the molten cheesy inside on this photo. How gorgeous the cheese oozes out? Will this photo convince you?

a blue plate with cheesy garlic chicken balls with a small bowl of mint sauce on side

Stuffing cheese inside ground chicken not just enhances the flavor and taste of chicken but also makes it very interesting, especially for kids. A bite into it and they get the cheese, eye-ball-roll-moment! Talk about flavor enhancement to the dish, we are taking the flavor bar top notch. Garlic in chicken along with onion and herbs makes a flavor bomb dish.

This chicken cheese balls is as amazing as an even better as potato chips (I don’t know why I’m comparing to potato chips when there is no comparison at all). Good old Mozzarella stuffed inside mince chicken balls, coated with crumbs and deep fried. What come out are gorgeous golden crust balls with hot gooey cheesy chicken meat balls.

I don’t shy away completely from any food. I don’t like the thought of starving my body with any type of food it craves for. Eating in moderation even when its fried food is the successful mantra I have. A cheat day, mostly it’s Sunday for me and I treat myself on Sunday! And those days a few chicken cheese balls easily makes its way to my brunch plate.

A great party always starts with a great starter like this garlic chicken cheese balls. Minced chicken with garlicky flavor in it and stuffed with cheese deep fried to perfection, makes a great starter. Crunchy yet soft centered with gooey cheesy is absolutely delicious and very addictive snack. These are perfect for kids after school snack.

How to make Cheesy Garlic Chicken Balls

Recipe is very simple. Minced chicken is flavored with garlic, onion and herbs. Pepper powder and red chili flakes for that kick. If you like spicy chicken balls use extra red chili flakes for extra kick.  Make balls. Stuff small cubes of Mozzarella.

Coat in bread crumb. Use panko bread crumbs if you are after extra crispy crunchy chicken balls.

Serving Sauce

Almost all sauce can be used to pair with this cheesy garlic chicken balls. Spicy marinara sauce, spicy mayo sauce, even plain ketchup is a hit combo with my kids. I served with spicy mint sauce/chuntey to go with these chicken balls.

The recipe for spicy mint sauce is very easy. 1 cup mint leaves + 2 cloves garlic + 1 green chili + 1 tablespoon lemon juice + salt and 1/2 teaspoon water. Grind all together into thick sauce.

Can you reheat chicken balls?

Yes. I have tested freezing these chicken balls. And before serving I reheated in oven. Turned out really good. There was a crunch on it. However, freezed chicken balls when reheated in microwave turned out to be less crunchy. So i recommend you to reheat it in oven only.

You’d love our other chicken party appetizer(finger food) recipes as well –

Cheesy Garlic Chicken Balls

Cheesy garlic chicken balls are easy to make, can be baked as well. Can be served as a snack or appetizer. Plus these chicken balls freezes great!

  • 500 grams minced chicken
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 8 to 10 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon pepper powder
  • 2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Mozzarella cheese cubes for stuffing

For coating

  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • ¾ cup bread crumbs
  1. In a wide bowl add minced chicken, onion powder, minced garlic, pepper powder, oregano, red chili flakes, salt to taste and mix well.

  2. In a wide pan heat oil for deep frying.
  3. Make lemon sized balls of the chicken mix. Place a small cube of mozzarella cheese in the center and roll well into neat balls.
  4. Coat the chicken balls with all purpose flour first, then dip it in eggs and finally coat bread crumbs. Repeat this step for all chicken mix.
  5. Once oil turns hot, reduce heat to medium. Drop the rolled balls 2 to 3 at a time and deep fry until golden brown. Remove from oil and drain it on kitchen towel.
  6. Serve immediately with any dipping sauce of your choice. These are great finger party food.
  1. These are great to freeze. You can freeze the chicken balls before frying. Coat the chicken balls in bread crumbs and place them in zip lock bag and freeze. Can be frozen for upto a month.
  2. The fried balls can also be frozen. You can take them out of the freezer and warm it in oven. Let me remind, reheated chicken balls in microwave might not be as crispy as you can expect when it’s just fried. SO I recommend you to reheat in oven.

 

 

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cheesy garlic chicken balls with mint sauce
cheesy garlic chicken balls with mint sauce

cheesy garlic chicken balls with mint sauce

Garlic Chicken Cheese Balls

 

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15 Minutes Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry https://www.currytrail.in/15-minutes-chicken-broccoli-stir-fry-recipe/ https://www.currytrail.in/15-minutes-chicken-broccoli-stir-fry-recipe/#comments Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:10:26 +0000 https://www.currytrail.in/?p=11650 This easy 15 minutes chicken and broccoli stir fry makes great healthy weeknight dinner. If you are looking for  super-fast dinner recipes then this dish is perfect. This stir fry dish is a crowd pleaser, how I know?, everyone in my family loved it! Luckily this chicken broccoli recipe doesn’t require THAT much prep, and as...

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This easy 15 minutes chicken and broccoli stir fry makes great healthy weeknight dinner. If you are looking for  super-fast dinner recipes then this dish is perfect. This stir fry dish is a crowd pleaser, how I know?, everyone in my family loved it!

Chicken and broccoli stir fry dish in a skillet with a wooden spoon

Luckily this chicken broccoli recipe doesn’t require THAT much prep, and as with all stir fries, the cooking part is pretty fast. It’s low-carb and gluten free too. You can easily make this dish into weekly meal prep boxes too.

Stir fry recipes are becoming my new favorite now. There’s my confession. Stir fry recipes are usually simple,  quicker, healthy and so much better than those Chinese takeout. You literally need 15 minutes time to get a delicious meal to the dinner table. And when you make it at home, you definitely can turn them healthier. Go for low sodium soy sauce, use lesser oil, and lean meat like chicken. There you go. Healthy! Right?

That is exactly what you have in here, easy healthy chicken and broccoli dish. Chicken and broccoli is classic killer combination.  And when 2 healthy ingredients come together you get a dinner recipe that I’m sure you are going to try it over and over again. Because you’ll be putting in 15 minutes of your time. So you see this recipe works for busy weekdays too.

Chicken and broccoli stir fry in a skillet with wooden spoon and green onions sesame seeds on the sides

After a long day be it at work or home; a simple, loaded with flavour, double punch of meat and vegetable, a wholesome meal – who wouldn’t love that! No elaborate cooking and as a bonus, you can whip it up in one-skillet. I hate post meal clean up stress. I wish I had a pair for 8 extra hands to get all the clean up done, the messy kitchen, the dishes that pile up in the sink! I don’t even want to start thinking about the post-meal stress now!

Let’s talk about ingredients for this easy chicken and broccoli stir fry, shall we. Sesame oil – I think that one ingredient you probably might or might not have in your pantry. But it’s definitely not hard to find sesame oil in super markets these days. Thanks to the ever growing food enthusiast around the world, super markets are getting loaded with all types of ingredients with the demand. If you do not want to use sesame oil, go ahead with vegetable oil, works just fine.

Chicken breasts broccoli is what I have used. Chicken breasts because it cooks fasters and that’s what we are aiming for.  So that means use meat without bones so you have a meal ready in the time you aim for.

But you can easily add in additional vegetables that you like – mushrooms, bell peppers, carrots too, why not! For vegan option swap chicken breasts with tofu.

I know when it comes to Asian stir fries, I’m all about the sauce. A simple yet killer sauce that goes into this Asian chicken and broccoli dish. Simple ingredients but flavour wise we bought it up a top notch. Cumin powder in the sauce is a twist that is going to make this one pan chicken and broccoli dish amazing!  Don’t skip that. It’s defining feature of this sauce from the regular common types of Asian sause for stir fry. Like any other stir fry dish, this recipes also has the basic ingredients for a sauce – ginger, garlic, rice wine vinegar, corn flour, brown sugar and soy sauce that makes the base of the sauce.  Use low sodium soy sauce for healthier options. And if you could get your hands on the Chinese cooking wine “the real stuff” that makes the stir fry dish so delicious and made you wonder “why on earth my stir fry doesn’t taste as good as restaurant ones!” , then you are definitely going to be using that instead of rice wine vinegar.  It’s a shame we don’t get some of the ‘real stuffs’ here in India (or atleast not easily/readily available).

Serve this stir fry chicken and broccoli to your choice. You can serve with brown rice and for low carb options serve with cauliflower fried rice.  Toss them with Chinese noodles – definitely!

Cooking stir fry – as with all stir fries, the ingredients cooks in super high heat and cooks superfast. There is a reason why the vegetables are chopped bite sized pieces. You don’t want to cook them over and definitely don’t want to burn them. That is exactly the reason why I suggest to ‘chop’ ginger and garlic instead of mince. You see minced garlic and ginger when cooked on high heat can burn in the wok.

easy 15 minutes chicken and broccoli stir fry skillet makes great healthy weeknight dinner

How to make the best chicken and broccoli stir fry

-Chinese Wok – Use good old fashioned Chinese wok (or skillet if you are like me) to toss all the ingredients. Speaking of wok I still don’t own a proper wok! No doubt I love stir fries, and I manage to get away with skillet stir fry, I could be excused for that right? So this dish is actually one pan chicken and broccoli stir fry 😉

-A solid Sauce makes a big difference – Like mentioned above Chinese cooking wine is the key that gives the proper authentic taste to stir fry and if ever scratched head why the homemade stir fry fails to taste ‘exactly’ the same as restaurant ones, then this is why! The sauces that’s used in stir fry or for that matter any Asian recipes makes a big difference.  I whisk all ingredients of the sauce ahead before starting the cooking process (don’t get confused watching the video).

-Cooking on high heat – You want to get that wok or skillet to smoking hot. Literally! Heat up the wok/skillet to a point at which you can smell the hot wok. Then you cook fast, really fast. This is kind of crucial step!

– Mise en place – the most important step in any stir fried dish means you get all the ingredients chopped and ready near the stove to be thrown into the pan and tossed.

– Keep tossing – The ingredients as they are added should be constantly stirred or tossed if you are a master toss, toss, toss. I need to learn the technique of tossing ingredients in my pan without spilling it all on the stove!  Do not let the ingredients sit for more than a few seconds. Stir, stir stir.

 chicken rice and broccoli stir fry in a white bowl with brown rice

WATCH HOW TO MAKE IT

15 Minutes Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe Video (1 minute)

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15 Minutes Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

This easy 15 minutes chicken and broccoli stir fry makes great healthy weeknight dinner. If you are looking for superfast dinner recipes then this dish is perfect. This dish is sure a crowd pleaser. My family loved it. 

  • 500 grams chicken breasts (cut into bit size cubes)
  • 1 big broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon pepper powder
  • Little salt

For the sauce-

  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger (chopped)
  • ½ cup rice wine vinegar (best Chinese wine vinegar)
  • 1 ½ tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 ½ tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 ½ tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 ½ tablespoon cumin powder

For garnish

  • Sesame seeds and finely sliced green onions/scallions (optional)
  1. First make the sauce

    In a small bowl whisk together water, Chinese wine vinegar, garlic ginger, brown sugar, low sodium light soy sauce, corn starch, cumin powder into lump free sauce. Keep it ready near the stove.

  2. Heat up a wok or large skillet to smoking hot. Heat sesame oil in the pan. 

  3. Add chicken to hot oil and toss (or if your tossing skills are challenged like me just stir, stir and stir :D) for few seconds until chicken begins to turn pink.

  4. Sprinkle salt and pepper powder over the chicken and stir again. 

  5. Add broccoli florets and cook stirring frequently, until tender, about 2-3 minutes. Don’t forget to stir.

  6. Pour in the stir fry sauce and mix stir. Keep stirring frequently and once the sauce thickens in 2-3 minutes the dish is ready. 

  7. This stir fry broccoli and chicken goes well with brown rice. For low-carb options used cauliflower fried rice. 

  8. Serve immediately, garnished with sesame seeds and green onions if desired.  

MORE QUICK STIR FRY RECIPES YOU’LL LOVE

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chicken rice and broccoli stir fry with text over lay

 

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2 Ingredients Strawberry Mango Popsicles https://www.currytrail.in/strawberry-mango-popsicles-2-ingredient-popsicles/ https://www.currytrail.in/strawberry-mango-popsicles-2-ingredient-popsicles/#comments Mon, 09 Apr 2018 16:52:27 +0000 https://currytrail.in/?p=8855 These 2 ingredients strawberry mango popsicles are fabulously refreshing and perfect for hot days. Warm days ahead and we can’t think of better way to cool off with this delicious naturally sweet fruity popsicle! These are refined sugar free, diary free, vegan and healthy. Come summer, it’s time to bring those popsicle moulds out. Because...

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These 2 ingredients strawberry mango popsicles are fabulously refreshing and perfect for hot days. Warm days ahead and we can’t think of better way to cool off with this delicious naturally sweet fruity popsicle! These are refined sugar free, diary free, vegan and healthy.

4 strawberry mango popsicles lined on a rustic metal plate with ice cubes

Come summer, it’s time to bring those popsicle moulds out. Because popsicles are always on the menu. Ice creams, ice pops, popsicles, milkshakes, summer definitely is the best season of the year.

There are million ways to make a popsicle at home and let’s talk about fruity popsciles here! Million possibilities again! Right? The best part of homemade popsicle is the layering. Choose any fruit of your choice, puree it and pour layers of it into the popsicle moulds. It’s natural for the layers to blend into one another a little bit, but that looks so gorgeous too right! I think it does.

4 strawberry mango popsicles placed on round metal tray with ice cubes and pretty flowers on it

During the weekly vegetable shopping, I saw a packet of unbelievably fresh strawberries. Unbelievable cause, they were really fresh in spite of the end of strawberry season here. I immediately picked the box and I knew I was making strawberry Popsicle that very moment. When I entered home, mangoes on the dining table were all ripped and calling me out with it’s aaaaamazing scent. The smell of ripe mangoes is…..amazingly wonderful.  So with 2 best seasonal produce, strawberry mango Popsicle’s got done in a jiffy. Yes in a jiffy, so little prep work. Only thing that takes time is popsicles setting in the freezer.

In India the varieties of mangoes we get are mind blowing. So many of them, yet my heart always goes to Alphonso mangoes, the best quality mangoes that has right amount of sweetness and very very mild sour taste. It’s simply THE BEST MANGO VARIETY. And the meat in these mangoes – oh my god, the best I say! I definitely recommend you to use Alphonso mangoes while making mango Popsicle.

strawberry mango popsicles made of 2 ingredients stacked on top of each other on a plate full of ice cubes

My kids love all frozen treats ice creams, Popsicle, everything. And this delicious 2 ingredients Popsicle has quickly become a favorite of theirs. Not just for the colors, but because it has 2 of their favorite fruits. Thank God they have some fruits that they eat without whining, complaining and making up stories as to why they don’t want to eat the fruits I give them.

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strawberry mango popsicles with fresh cut strawberries placed on ice cubes in a plate

Why should you make these popsicles at home?

  • Come on guys, it’s summer!
  • Simple easy recipe
  • ALL Healthy
  • No added refined sugar, no food dyes
  • So much fun to eat and serve with all natural colors
  • Fun way to enjoy fruits (for kids and adults too)
  • Homemade popsicles scores full marks in hygiene factor
  • Just 2 ingredients needed (you could add honey if you needed extra sweetness)

 

Popsicle Mold – Popsicles are fun and you need a popsicle mold, a good one really. The shape of the mold can be anything, but when choosing I’d go for something that makes freezing the popsicles easy. First of all molds should hold it’s place and not shift while shutting the freezer door. And removing the frozen popsicle shouldn’t be hard too. I used this popsicle* mold which is my FAVORITE.

How long to freeze the popsicles?

Preferably overnight.

Change it up

You can switch to another similar fruits in place of strawberries. Raspberries are delicious to use in a popsicle I would think.

Don’t struggle to get those popsicles out

When removing the Popsicles from the molds give them a few minutes to thaw around the edges so they come out easier. Don’t force them by pulling it hard, be gentle to get popsicles out neat.

Dip each mold in luke warm water for 10 seconds or less and then try pulling it gently. Popsicles should come out neat.

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Close view of 2 ingredients strawberry mango popsicles over ice cubes on a round plate

How to make homemade strawberry mango popsicles

Popsicles are super easy:

Just puree the fruits, pour into molds and freeze.

Done.

If you get a chance to try this strawberry mango popsicles recipes, let me know!I’d love to hear from you. You can leave a comment here or tag @currytrail on Instagram so I can happy dance over your creations! I can’t wait to see what you whip up!

2 Ingredients Strawberry Mango Popsicle

These 2 ingredients strawberry mango popsicles are fabulously refreshing and perfect for hot days. Warm days ahead and we can’t think of better way to cool off with this delicious naturally sweet fruity popsicle! These are refined sugar free, diary free, vegan, healthy fruity popsicles. 

  • 1.5 cups fresh strawberries
  • 3 ripe mangoes (alphonso variety works best)
  1. Hull strawberries and chop into pieces. Blend it in a blender or food processor until you get a smooth strawberry puree. Add ½ to 1 tablespoon water if needed.

  2. Peel the skin on mangoes and chop the pulp into pieces. Blend it until you get smooth mango puree.

  3. Alternatively pour each fruit juice into the Popsicle mold. If you wish you can pour in small quantities to make more layers.

  4. Cover and place it in freezer for 15 minutes.

  5. Remove from the freezer and insert the Popsicle stick now that way the stick stays in it’s place.

  6. Cover and freeze for another 30 minutes. Homemade, healthy, fruity, bright summer colors Popsicle is ready.

  7. Just before serving, remove the mold from freezer and dip the mold in warm water for 5 to 7 seconds. Then gently pull the Popsicle out holding on the stick. This should help the Popsicle come out of the mold easily without breaking.

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Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole https://www.currytrail.in/overnight-baked-french-toast-casserole/ https://www.currytrail.in/overnight-baked-french-toast-casserole/#comments Wed, 04 Apr 2018 15:24:00 +0000 https://www.currytrail.in/?p=11599 Overnight Baked French toast casserole is warm, comforting, wonderful and easy! Get all the prep work done the previous night and next morning just sprinkle the crumb and bake. Spiced with cinnamon this breakfast is the perfect breakfast you want to have during that lazy morning any weather! A warm brunch on a weekend is...

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Overnight Baked French toast casserole is warm, comforting, wonderful and easy! Get all the prep work done the previous night and next morning just sprinkle the crumb and bake. Spiced with cinnamon this breakfast is the perfect breakfast you want to have during that lazy morning any weather! A warm brunch on a weekend is a delight!

perfect warm delicious overnight baked French toast casserole takes French toast takes French toast to a whole new level

My mornings usually start with a mad rush. I run around the house like a headless chicken with no clue what I’m doing and with endless list of things to do before the school bus arrives. Every morning I wish I had extra 30 minutes; I wish I had a pair of extra hands to get things done. Story of every mom right!?

This easy overnight baked French toast casserole is just that kind of breakfast where mornings will feel really good as you don’t have to do much, just plan ahead in terms of time for baking. And what comes out of the oven to the table is going to excite you. The aroma that will fills the house when the French toast is baking in the oven is like a scene that will transport you to another world.

Make ahead recipes are the best. Because on those busy mornings, one less thing to do always feels like a bonus. So the days I can get all the prep work done for the breakfast previous night so the mornings seems easy and breakfast doesn’t feel like a huge task to get done is a brilliant thing. This make ahead French toast bake is for those mornings. I prefer this dish for a nice relaxing weekend morning when I don’t have to wake up early thinking “oh I need to cook breakfast!”.

This super easy delicious overnight baked French toast casserole topped with brown sugar and cinnamon powder and all your French toast flavors that you can serve for breakfast for a large family

Overnight Baked French toast casserole recipe will go on a repeat mode in your kitchen like the way it has been on repeat mode in mine. The first time I made this recipe was when we had a long weekend. It was instant hit and family loved it.

Imagine Christmas morning with French toast bake!

Sitting with family on the dining table, talking about Christmas presents and waiting for the casserole to come out of the oven with the best baked French toast that is nice fresh and warm! Isn’t that just perfect way to start your Christmas morning.

For all those people who don’t have a sweet tooth just like me, here’s a note you want to read before you try baked French toast recipe.

Add about 3 to 4 tablespoon less sugar to the dish.  You’ll get a baked French toast casserole that is sweet not over powering, with the cinnamon spice in it along with butter, eggs, heavy cream, milk it made a perfect casserole breakfast.

Cinnamon French toast baked in a casserole after letting it chill in refrigerator overnight

Try these other French toast from our favorite picks – Nutella Strawberry French Toast Roll Ups

Also check out our French onion tart

When there is bread for breakfast I always try to come up with something that is interesting than simple plain breakfast toast, or jam and butter toast. French toast along with other breakfast sandwiches is always on my list. Making French toast for breakfast is one of the easiest recipes that we all love.  Take that simple French toast and turn it into top notch with this cinnamon French toast bake casserole.

Though French bread would be ideal fit to use for this simple French toast bake recipe, I used normal white bread. Any type of bread would work fine for this recipe. French toast breakfast bake uses ingredients that you would definitely have in your pantry other than the cream (or half and half if you prefer not to use cream).

  • When there is left over bread that needs to be used up.
  • When you are planning to have guests for breakfast.
  • When you want to eat dessert for breakfast.
  • And when breakfast has to be French toast then easy French toast bake is all that you need.

Like I said, once you try this you will go on repeat mode because this is the best baked French toast recipe.

How to make overnight baked French toast casserole

You first start off with slicing bread into cubes. Spread bread on the casserole. Whisk eggs, sugar, milk, cream and vanilla essence. Pour the mix over the bread and shake it well to ensure all the bread cubes are soaked in the liquid.

Crumble flour, brown sugar, cinnamon powder, salt and butter into crumbly mix.

Cover both and let it chill overnight in the fridge.

In the morning, sprinkle all the butter-sugar-cinnamon mix. Bake in pre heated oven until golden brown.

Dust with powdered sugar. I do not recommend to use icing sugar here because the moment you sprinkle it, it’s vanished. For the look and for better texture on the top using powdered sugar.

Best breads that can be used to make overnight baked French toast casserole

French toast of-course is made of French bread and that’s the choice many prefer. But you can think out of the box and go a little experimental here. I say apart from French loaf you can possibly use cinnamon rolls, croissants, challah bread, bagels, even biscuits. That’s right the digestive biscuits, broken into chunks and spread on casserole with egg-milk-cream liquid to soak it up and crumble on top. If you are experimenting with biscuits, I recommend you to do the entire prep process just before baking and you do not want to rest in refrigerator overnight.

Can I make and bake French toast bake casserole without any overnight prep?

Yes you can. You follow the same process and the recipe as it. Instead of prepping previous night, chilling in fridge overnight, you make the whole thing in the morning or just when you want to bake. You slice the bread, pour egg-milk-cream-sugar liquid over the top, sprinkle the butter-cinnamon-sugar crumble on top and bake. It should turn out ok I guess.

Can I use cast iron to bake French toast?

Oh yes! You definitely can.  That’s the goodness of these wonderful cast iron pots and pans you have. They can be used to cook on stove top and also slide them in oven for baking. It does wonders. For the quantity mentioned in the recipe you probably want to split into 2 cast irons (entirely depends on the size of the cast iron pan).

Baked French toast casserole served in a white plate with fresh strawberries on side

How to make baked French toast casserole non soggy?

I don’t know about you, but soggy eggy bread is not my favorite. Few tips that you can use to make your French toast bake non soggy-

After soaking bread in the casserole overnight, you may shake the casserole to bread down any scrambled eggs on the bottom, or else you could transfer into new casserole just before baking. This ensures the egg gets spread out instead of sticking to one portion and making a scrambled egg around that portion.

Use a wide casserole or baking sheet to ensure even browning without getting soggy.

How long can I keep oven baked French toast casserole?

I’m really not an expert on food safety.  So this advice has to be taken as a guideline that worked in my kitchen and my country temperature. It might vary to yours.  SO please use this inputs as guideline.

So if you are thinking of preparing the casserole to let in sit in the fridge for more and 8 hours (overnight) much ahead, please remember the bread and open raw eggs (the bread is soaking in) might not be good after 2 days. I say you can let the casserole sit in the fridge for a max of 2 days only. Not any longer.

The baked French toast casserole should be refrigerated within 2-3 hours after it’s out of the oven. Cover it with foil or plastic wrap to prevent it from drying. Use it within a day

If you get a chance to try this baked French toast casserole, let me know! I’d love to hear from you. You can leave a comment here or tag @currytrail on Instagram so I can happy dance over your creations! I can’t wait to see what you whip up!

Watch how to make Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole video

Overnight Baked French Toast Casserole

Overnight Baked French toast casserole is warm, comforting, wonderful and easy! Get all the prep work done the previous night and next morning just sprinkle the crumb and bake. Spiced with cinnamon this breakfast is the perfect breakfast you want to have during that lazy morning any weather! A warm brunch on a weekend is a delight!

  • 1 packet French bread (or white bread)
  • 7 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar (I used 3 tablespoon less from 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream (or half and half)
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (cut into cubes )
  1. Grease a 9 X 13 inch casserole or baking tray with butter.

  2. Use a serrated knife to cube the bread into one inch pieces and put into the casserole.

  3. In a big wide bowl beat eggs, sugar, milk, cream, vanilla extract and salt. 

  4. Slowly pour liquid over the bread, evenly over the bread. Cover with cling film and refrigerate it overnight.

  5. In another bowl crumble flour, brown sugar, cinnamon powder, salt and butter cubes. Let the mixture be crumbly. Cover with cling film and chill it in fridge overnight.

  6. Take the casserole out of the fridge when you are ready to bake. 

  7. Pre heat the oven to 350 degree F.

  8. Sprinkle the butter-cinnamon-sugar mix generously over the soaked bread. 

  9. Bake for 30-35 minutes till browned. 

  10. Remove the casserole from the oven. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut out a portion of it into a serving plate and drizzle some maple syrup while the baked French toast in still warm. Serve immediately. 

The baking time depends on the size of the casserole, and how deep it is. The deeper the casserole the longer it will take to bake to golden brown. Please adjust the time as per your casserole or baking tray size.

Overnight Baked French toast casserole is warm, comforting, wonderful and easy! Get all the prep work done the previous night and next morning just sprinkle the crumb and bake. Spiced with cinnamon this breakfast is the perfect breakfast you want to have during that lazy morning any weather! A warm brunch on a weekend is a delight!
Overnight Baked French toast casserole is warm, comforting, wonderful and easy! Get all the prep work done the previous night and next morning just sprinkle the crumb and bake. Spiced with cinnamon this breakfast is the perfect breakfast you want to have during that lazy morning any weather! A warm brunch on a weekend is a delight!
Overnight Baked French toast casserole is warm, comforting, wonderful and easy! Get all the prep work done the previous night and next morning just sprinkle the crumb and bake. Spiced with cinnamon this breakfast is the perfect breakfast you want to have during that lazy morning any weather! A warm brunch on a weekend is a delight!
Overnight Baked French toast casserole is warm, comforting, wonderful and easy! Get all the prep work done the previous night and next morning just sprinkle the crumb and bake. Spiced with cinnamon this breakfast is the perfect breakfast you want to have during that lazy morning any weather! A warm brunch on a weekend is a delight!

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7 Amazing Idli Recipes https://www.currytrail.in/7-amazing-idli-recipes/ https://www.currytrail.in/7-amazing-idli-recipes/#comments Thu, 29 Mar 2018 13:59:08 +0000 https://www.currytrail.in/?p=11581 These 7 amazing idli recipes are way too easy to make and delicious that you will never want to miss it out! What can be better than Idlis! It’s great way to start your morning with light and healthy breakfast. It’s great for your tummy no matter what condition it is in. Idli’s are DELICIOUS!...

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These 7 amazing idli recipes are way too easy to make and delicious that you will never want to miss it out! What can be better than Idlis! It’s great way to start your morning with light and healthy breakfast. It’s great for your tummy no matter what condition it is in. Idli’s are DELICIOUS!

A collage of idli photos

Think of South Indian cuisine, there is nothing sublime and delicious than a plate of soft and fluffy idlis. Idlis are steamed rice cakes that is best when soft and fluffy, usually a savory dish that is served with condiments like chutney and sambar.

With Idli, condiments that go with Idli matters the most. Weather is mild spiced coconut chutney, spicy onion-tomato chutney and tangy sambar makes this dish must-have!

For all those IDLI LOVERS and IDLI HATERS, this collection is just for you guys. Oh there is a very tiny group of people who actually have said they hate idlis! Anytime I hear anyone telling me they hate idli. I’m shocked most of the time, but it’s their personal choice. I leave it to that! There is a section from that tiny group who pull away from it and turn into idli lovers too, yea heard of that as well.

I think maybe they haven’t tried the best idlis yet, and the best compliments along with it.

Now, i’m calling all idli haters too here. I urge you idli haters to give this idli recipe a try, try each one of them and you might fall in love with these pale, round, steamed cakes! Give these humble idlis one more try!

March 30th is marked as WORLD IDLI DAY. On this world idli day, let’s celebrate idli, lets devour them.

Below is the collection of 7 amazing, very easy idli recipes/idli varieties that you can try on world idli day. Cheer’s to IDLI.

NO-FAIL Soft, Fluffy Idli

A fail-proof recipe for perfect idli batter that gives you softest and fluffy idlis all the time. Follow the recipe.

Soft fluffy Idli with chutney, sambar and ghee on sides

ALL NATURAL Colors Vegetable Idli

Vegetable idli with all natural gorgeous colors. I have used spinach, carrot and beetroot puree here. Fun for kids to eat and you secretly celebrate the victory of making your kid eat all the veggies

all natural colorful idli with coconut chutney and tomato onion chutney

Instant Oats Masala Idli

If you are some one like me who finds it boring to eat oats porridge, then our Indian-ized oatmeal avatars like oats idli will excite you!

Oats idli on a plate with coconut chutney

Tiffin Sambar Idli

This is our signature recipe. Our Tiffin sambar is unique! The podi (or powder) to add in making this sambar is the secret behind the bold flavor and taste of this dish.

Tiffin sambar idli in a rustic bowl

Kachivaram Idli|Kachipuram Idli

Steamed healthy rice cakes for breakfast with array of whole spices in it!

Kanchipuram Idli arranged on a oval plate with onion-tomato chutney on the side

Idli Upma (No leftover Idli’s go waste)

Well, when there is left over idli, one of the most common dish mom makes with leftover idli is Idli upma.

a white bowl with idli upma made of leftover idlis

Idli Chaat

You are either going to hate me or go “wow, what an idea!” when you read through this unique Idli chaat recipe.

Idli chaat on a plate with chutney's on the side

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Collection of 7 amazing idli recipes are way too easy to make and delicious that you will never want to miss it out! What can be better than Idlis! It’s great way to start your morning with light and healthy breakfast.

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Vegan Avocado Banana Smoothie https://www.currytrail.in/avocado-smoothie/ https://www.currytrail.in/avocado-smoothie/#respond Mon, 26 Mar 2018 16:56:42 +0000 https://currytrail.in/?p=10224 Avocado banana smoothie is great start to your day with this healthy breakfast smoothie using avocados and banana. With no added sweetener this smoothie is great for your pre and post workout sessions. Enjoy this vegan avocado banana smoothie that is creamy, diary-free and vegan in the morning for your breakfast, pre/post workout snack or...

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Avocado banana smoothie is great start to your day with this healthy breakfast smoothie using avocados and banana. With no added sweetener this smoothie is great for your pre and post workout sessions.

Morning healthy avocado banana smoothie topped with chia seed and cherry

Enjoy this vegan avocado banana smoothie that is creamy, diary-free and vegan in the morning for your breakfast, pre/post workout snack or even for lunch. This low calorie avocado smoothie is great for weight watchers!

Avocados are full of good fats that you want to include in your diet as much as you can. And the endless ways to use this single seeded berry makes it the most favorite fruit for all. I have many variations of avocado smoothie recipe. I use whatever I have in my fridge or whatever I can source easily whenever I plan to make a smoothie with avocados. You can include almost any fruit of your choice.

Today’s recipe is vegan avocado banana smoothie that’s perfect for morning smoothie. You can make this avocado green smoothie for post workout snack too. It hardly takes any time. Just freeze chopped bananas, and just before you want to drink a healthy avocado smoothie you blend the frozen bananas and fresh avocados. Now flavouring this smoothie is completely your choice.  I used fresh amazingly natural sweetened coconut water to blend the smoothie. I didn’t have to add extra sweet as coconut water along with the sweetness in banana was just perfect.

Avocado and banana smoothie is a classic combination. It’s also one of the best avocado smoothie. You can make super green smoothie by throwing fresh spinach into the blend. Avocado smoothie made this way is Keto complaint and would be great recipe for those who follow KETO diet.

That absolute gorgeous green color isn’t that very tempting? Don’t you want to grab that green beauty now? I wish I could do good things like this more often, I mean I could drink this avocado breakfast smoothie every morning. I took a small break from my workout sessions. I love my workout sessions and I follow it religiously! A group of us,  like minded people formed a group and we workout together. It is so much fun that way and it also helps us keep our motivation and energy up through out the session.

 

A glass full of avocado banana smoothie with chia seed and cherries

After a break I’m back to work out sessions and getting back to eating healthy and balanced diet. I’m a true South India by heart and tummy. I looooove my rice and literally cannot live without it. I started reducing the quantity of rice(by 50%) I intake a day and substitute it with veggies, fruits and protein rich diet. I don’t really believe in starving myself in name of diet, but I realized eating protein rich food, and a balanced diet will do wonders to you and your body. I also indulge in my favorite food once a week.

I have a good news to share with you all. One of my smoothie recipe got printed in a leading publishing book. Yay, it feels awesome to see my name, my photo and recipe on a beautiful book. This book is all about smoothies and it’s called Beautiful Smoothie Bowls: 80 Delicious and Colorful Superfood Recipes to Nourish and Satisfy. If you are a smoothie lover, then you should buy this book on amazon. Right things always falls at right places. I’ve been eating healthy by including a lot of soups, salads and smoothies in my diet, and this amazing smoothie book comes home to me. It’s like a magical treat. I can’t wait to try one by one smoothie from this book.

This simple vegan avocado banana smoothie is a breeze to make and take my word, it tastes simply delicious, no kidding. With no added fat or sweetener the smoothie is perfect. A good quality tender coconut and ripe banana is a big booster in this recipe. It gives that perfect sweetness to the smoothie without the need to add extra sugar. Try this smoothie and you will fall in love with it. I prefer this smoothie for my pre or post work out sessions.

Healthy avocado banana smoothie topped with chia seed and fresh cherries

I love smoothies for many reasons.

  • There is so little prep work required.
  • You can use any fruit or vegetable of your choice in the smoothie.
  • You get a creamy dreamy texture smoothie without any cream or milk.
  • It’s full of healthy fats.  Delicious and nutritious!
  • Good for you if you are watching your waist line.
  • One of the best and easy pick-me-up-and-go food!

Hungry for more ?

Try these out as well –

Breakfast smoothie bowl

Mango blueberry smoothie

Can you freeze avocado?

Yes and No! I’ve had mixed results with freezing avocados. So it’s going to be a little confusion here. I tried freezing perfect ripe avocados cut into half and lime juice drizzled over the surface. The color of some of the avocados did turn black inspite of lime juice! The texture is what my concern was. I did not like the texture of frozen avocados. So it’s a NO.

YES – I did read something that you can puree avocados and drizzle with lime juice then store in freezer. But I never even went on to experiment this method, this freezer avocados may work for guacomole and for smoothies. I was put off with the texture of frozen avocados on the first go, I decided not to freeze avocados. You can try this though, but I can’t give any inputs or feedback though.

I love to use fresh cut avocados as much as I can. So for this smoothie I did not freeze avocadas.

 

How to make vegan avocado banana smoothie?

The concept is uber simple – just whiz together avocado and banana in a blender, spoon it into a shallow bowl, and top it with your favorite stuff.  Chia seeds, fresh berries or cherry or pom seeds makes a pretty and nutritious topping!

Avocado Banana Smoothie

Start your day with this healthy breakfast smoothie with avocados. With no added sweetener this smoothie is great for your pre and post workout sessions.

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 ripe banana (chopped and frozen)
  • 100 ml tender coconut water or coconut milk

For topping-

  • Chia seeds
  • Fresh cherries or any berries of your choice
  1. Put all smoothie ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and no chunks remain.

  2. Pour into a glass and add toppings.

  3. Consume immediately.

If you want to freeze avocado, puree it and then freeze in ice cubes tray! Avocado cubes can be used to make smoothie

Start your day with this healthy breakfast smoothie vegan avocado banana smoothie. With no added sweetener this smoothie is great for your pre and post workout sessions.

 

 

Start your day with this healthy breakfast smoothie with avocados. With no added sweetener this smoothie is great for your pre and post workout sessions.

 

Avocado Smoothie

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Sriracha Spicy Ramen Noodles Soup https://www.currytrail.in/sriracha-spicy-ramen-noodles-soup/ https://www.currytrail.in/sriracha-spicy-ramen-noodles-soup/#comments Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:22:23 +0000 https://www.currytrail.in/?p=11544 This Sriracha Spicy Ramen Noodles Soup is going transport you to spice heaven.This recipe is so simple and easy to make, the soup is ready in 20 minutes. Who said a bowl of ramen noodles soup is bland and boring. Let’s be honest, I know you got hooked up as soon as I said ‘Sriracha’...

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This Sriracha Spicy Ramen Noodles Soup is going transport you to spice heaven.This recipe is so simple and easy to make, the soup is ready in 20 minutes. Who said a bowl of ramen noodles soup is bland and boring.

Soft boiled egg placed over a bowl of spicy sriracha ramen noodle soup in white bowl

Let’s be honest, I know you got hooked up as soon as I said ‘Sriracha’ Spicy Ramen noodles soup. Simple homemade soups are just fine and all if there is no flavor to it. Elevated flavor in this ramen soup is anything but …Bold and Delicious! Spicy delicious! I call it spice lovers heaven!

I’m throwing a spicy ramen noodles challenge to you guys! Do you think you can handle it, handle the spices, the heat!?

Spices are heaven! Oh yes, I love all spicy food.  I can handle hot spicy food well. I really can because I love spice! There are days, I still ask mom to cook my favorite food spicy just like the way she used to cook when I was younger. It was pure bliss for me then and it is pure bliss now. I would take a bite of my favorite food, drink a sip of water, take another bite, drink another sip of water and repeated that again and again. That’s my love for spicy food.

No, I don’t feed my kids the kind of spicy food I’m used to, at least not yet! They are still young and they already sometimes find my “very moderately spiced” food something “very spicy” and complaint about it. I say, come on, it’s not spicy, eat it! Because I know it’s not and it won’t harm them in anyways. I keep hoping, as they grow they should be able to handle a little bit more spice. I really like to start cooking my favorite food the way I like it; spicy (a little bit at least)! Some days I really crave bad for spicy food. And those days if time permits I do something extra special, extra spicy just for me! Like this easy spicy sriracha ramen noodle soup just for me and a little for Raj, I didn’t mind sharing!

two white bowls with sriracha ramen noodles soup

I know instant ramen noodles are often looked upon with scorn as cheap food for starving school/college kids. Those cheap little packages of instant noodles with the silver foil flavor packets served up a big bowl of nostalgia. Most nights instant noodles filled the hungry tummy. And we obviously experimented with it. We have our favorite ramen noodle recipes. We made it with masala, added eggs to it, and even thought we are making it healthier by adding vegetables. Tried all! Loved all!

Today’s I’m bringing back some of those fond memories of hot ramen noodles with a recipe that is a little different than what I’m used to making. A hot spicy ramen noodles soup using Sriracha sauce, an Asian soup to be precise. Usually it’s this simple spicy onion-tomato-capsicum masala base ramen noodles that I make during the days I carve for ramen noodles. But this spicy soup recipe is different in terms of flavor combination. It’s also easy to make, ready in 30 minutes uses some very simple ingredients which might be in your pantry already! A soup you satisfy your sudden cravings for instant noodles. Even now I do get that craving for noodles some times.

If you are looking for spicy ramen recipe this might be just for you. While hot and spicy noodle soup is most common soup that we all love, this Sriracha ramen noodles soup is a new refreshing twist to your regular spicy noodle soup.

I’ve made a very simple basic spicy ramen noodle bowl; you can add some proteins to the soup. Chicken, beef, prawns does justice to this soup. For vegetarian options use Portobello mushrooms or any other mushrooms.

This recipe is so simple and easy to make, the soup is ready in 20 minutes. Who said a bowl of ramen noodles soup is bland and boring. This soup is anything but bland and boring bowl of soup.

I know it’s not the healthiest soup recipe for you!

But I urge you to give this easy spicy ramen noodles recipe a try!

Why?

Because it’s budget friendly.

You will someday get sudden cravings for ramen noodles!

You will want to make a dinner that is so easy and simple that you don’t want to spend hours in kitchen.

Recipe uses pantry staples you already have on hand.

And that soft boiled egg on the top…so yum!!

For more protein…use chicken or prawns.

These spicy ramen bowls are insanely good! Raj and I basically licked our bowls clean. I finished every last drop on the bowl.

This piping hot Sriracha Ramen Noodle Soup is quick, easy, and crazy delicious!

Here is a note before you try the recipe– if you can’t handle spice well, then I suggest you to start with a dash of Sriracha sauce to keep it mild.

But if you are someone opposite embrace the heat by adding the Sriracha sauce extra! The spice level is up to you.

My idea of perfection would be 4 glorious spoonful of Sriracha sauce.

spicy sriracha ramen noodles soup with soft boiled egg in a white bowl

What goes into Sriracha Spicy Ramen Noodles Soup?

A list of very few simple ingredients really – ginger, garlic, white spring onions, tomato paste, Sriracha sauce, soy sauce, vegetable broth or water. Sriracha sauce might be that one ingredient you may or may not have in your pantry. So you are going to have to buy sriracha sauce. There are so many possible ways to use Sriracha sauce. I’m planning to share some more recipes using Sriracha. It’s that sauce that won’t be the kind which you use for just one recipe and the bottle goes sitting in your pantry waiting to be used. No it’s not. There are many possible ways to use Sriracha. So don’t worry about wasting a bottle of Sriracha sauce.

You should check out my  Spicy Schezwan Noodles or Cantonese Style Chicken Chowmein. If you get a chance to try this Sriracha Spicy Ramen Noodles Soup, let me know!

I’d love to hear from you. You can leave a comment here or tag @currytrail on Instagram so I can happy dance over your creations! I can’t wait to see what you whip up!

Watch this quick sriracha spicy ramen noodles soup recipe video

Easy Spicy Sriracha Ramen Noodles Soup

This easy spicy Sriracha ramen noodles soup is going transport you to spice heaven.This recipe is so simple and easy to make, the soup is ready in 20 minutes. Who said a bowl of ramen noodles soup is bland and boring.

  • 2 packets individual ramen noodles
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1 cup white spring onions
  • 2-3 tablespoon tomato paste/puree
  • 3-5 tablespoon Sriracha sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • little vinegar
  • 2-3 cups vegetable broth

For garnish-

  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Few sliced Japenos peppers
  • Green spring onions
  • Soft boiled eggs
  1. 1. Heat sesame oil in a large sauce pan. Cook minced garlic and ginger until raw smell is gone.

  2. 2. Saute chopped white spring onions for few minutes.

  3. 3. Add tomato puree or paste into the pan and cook stirring regular intervals. 

  4. 4. Pour ½ cup vegetable broth/chicken broth/water. Bring it to boil.

  5. 5. Then blend the broth mixture using a hand blender or a mixer blender. 

  6. 6. Pour the pureed broth back into the sauce pan. Pour the remaining broth into the pan.

  7. 7. Add Sriracha sauce, soy sauce and vinegar and give it a stir. 

  8. 8. Once the broth starts boiling add ramen noodles and wait for few minutes.

  9. 9. Stir well and let it boil till ramen noodles are perfect cooked, firm but cooked.

  10. 10. Pour the soup into bowls.

  11. 11. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves, sliced Jalapenos, green spring onions and a soft boiled eggs.

  12. 12. Serve immediately!

Recipe inspired from bakerbynature

This easy Sriracha spicy ramen noodles soup is going transport you to spice heaven.This recipe is so simple and easy to make, the soup is ready in 20 minutes. Who said a bowl of ramen noodles soup is bland and boring.
This easy Sriracha spicy ramen noodles soup is going transport you to spice heaven.This recipe is so simple and easy to make, the soup is ready in 20 minutes. Who said a bowl of ramen noodles soup is bland and boring.
This easy Sriracha spicy ramen noodles soup is going transport you to spice heaven.This recipe is so simple and easy to make, the soup is ready in 20 minutes. Who said a bowl of ramen noodles soup is bland and boring.

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Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups https://www.currytrail.in/nutella-strawberry-french-roll-ups/ https://www.currytrail.in/nutella-strawberry-french-roll-ups/#comments Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:45:19 +0000 https://currytrail.in/?p=9889 Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups are soooo amazing! These are best breakfast ever! Guys you will have to try it out to believe me. My kids looove Nutella, I mean …. NUTELLA!! Who doesn’t?! This Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups is wonderful dessert recipe, perfect treat for energy breakfast or snack. Imagine waking...

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Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups are soooo amazing! These are best breakfast ever! Guys you will have to try it out to believe me. My kids looove Nutella, I mean …. NUTELLA!! Who doesn’t?! This Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups is wonderful dessert recipe, perfect treat for energy breakfast or snack.

Close view of Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups with cinnamon sugar sprinkled on top placed on white plate

Imagine waking up on a Sunday morning and you decide to do French toast. Sunday’s deserve to be binge day. Treat yourself with all-you-want-to-eat food. Now French toast sounds amazing on a Sunday morning. But wait,…what if you can up the toast game a little more indulgence, a true treat for all your sweet tooth lovers!

These Nutella French toast rolls are not any ordinary French toasts that you roll it up. But only more special.

A lot more special.

And why? Because it’s made decadent by smothering ridiculous amount of your favorite Nutella and load them with fresh strawberries. And just like that you have the serious indulgence strawberry Nutella French toast roll ups for breakfast. Isn’t that the most gorgeous breakfast ideas you think of?! I think so too.

French toast roll ups with Nutella and strawberries stacked on a white plate

Breakfast rolls are …I repeat again, amazing. Imagine Sunday morning, in your pyjamas, eating these for breakfast doing what ever you love to do on Sunday morning. Want to just laze around, read your newspaper page to page, or turn on tele for a movie marathon. Yes that’s allowed, tele early morning on Sundays if that’s what you prefer.

This Nutella bread rolls are fun and fuss free to eat. You don’t need to on dinning table, you don’t need those forks and knife. Just hold these French toast roll ups in your hand, news paper on the other hand and enjoy your Sunday morning. Yea that’s how I and Raj spent our last Sunday. And oh yea, I’m so repeating the experience this Sunday too. :D.

Love French toast recipe?

You’ll love this one too Coconut Crusted French Toast with Chocolate Chips

Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups stacked up on white plate with morning coffee on the back

Nutella filling turn delicious gooey when these rolls comes out hot from the pan.  The golden brown buttery outside crust with coating of sugar and cinnamon powder with soft gooey filling all melts in your mouth.

Nutella strawberry French toast rolls recipe is so easy and it takes literally 15 minutes tops to get it done. So this recipe makes sure you don’t sweat it out in the kitchen hour’s to-gether, especially not on a Sunday morning!  Kids and adults love them! I’ve always loved French toast and this is like French toast all dressed up and ready to party. Recipe adapted from recipetineats.

How to make Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups ?

To make Nutella breakfast rolls, the edges of the bread get trimmed first. Any white bread or even brown bread can be used. I used sandwich bread. Each slice of bread is flattened out with rolling pin. The flattened bread slice is then smothered with Nutella. Be generous. Stuff with chopped strawberries and roll bread.

Cook on a skillet set over medium flame with loads of butter, yes loads of butter. You want a nice outer buttery crust.

Finish with a generous dusting of cinnamon sugar mixture, one of the best things on earth. Tuck it as it is hot or you can dunk these French toast roll in maple syrup.

A plate full of Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups with fresh strawberries on side

 

Can you make Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups without eggs?

I love eggs and eat it all day. But some of my readers often come and ask me on my blog this question. Can I do this recipe without eggs? What’s the substitution for eggs in this recipe?

So to answer to all readers who don’t eat eggs – YES you can make these French roll ups without eggs.

I’ve experimented and tested this recipe many times just for my readers.

For egg less option 1 –

Leave out the eggs completely and just whisk milk and sugar. Dunk the bread roll ups in the milk sugar mix and cook on skillet. But then the toast do not get that crisp as you’d like. And the inside too tends to be softer.

For egg less option 2 –

Custard powder (or corn starch) is added as a substitute for eggs. This works really well for egg less French toast recipe. Whisk custard powder, milk and sugar well until sugar is dissolved. Stuff bread slices with Nutella spread and strawberry pieces roll. Dunk bread rolls in the mix and cook on medium flame on a skillet.

Other possible substitutions for Nutella in these French toast roll ups?

What?

Seriously?!

We don’t need this!

Come on, we all looove Nutella, we don’t need substitution for Nutella!

Right! Exactly what I thought until someone once asked me “sorry not a Nutella fan, any substitution?”

I’m not joking. Someone really asked me that question!

This is for them.

All hard core Nutella lovers just scroll down, you don’t have to read this guys.

I can think of some of the spreads that you can use in this French toast rolls recipe. Please remember I haven’t tried any of this substitution.

Cream cheese sweetened with honey and then filled with strawberries.

Peanut butter and strawberry stuffing.

Jelly.

Nut butter. Why not!

Marshmallow fluff! Ooooo.

Dulce de leche. Nice!!

on a white plate Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups stacked up

A great Christmas breakfast would be this Nutella Strawberry French toast rolls recipe. These are perfect during holiday season too. The warm cinnamon spice used in the recipe would remind you of Christmas morning.

I’d serve this on bed for Valentine’s Day breakfast too. It’s just that chocolate is believed to be one of the most popular ingredients you have to use to make any Valentine’s Day special recipe. And strawberry is a beautiful adds on for Valentine’s special recipes. Why? I guess it’s the heart shaped juicy red fruit reminds us all of heart which symbolizes to Valentine’s Day.

Well I may not have used the ‘actual’ chocolate here, but guys Nutella is so much better than chocolate and Nutella loves to be on bread. This is a dish you want to make for your loved ones and for yourself the day you are feeling blue and want something to pep you up.

Just remember this, when you make this Nutella breakfast rolls, keep your guilt feelings aside. Because these roll ups are bad ass.  It has a good amount of Nutella spread on it and then there are eggs into which it dipped and fried/cooked in butter. Ofcourse the dish would not be complete without a generous amount of cinnamon sugar sprinkled on top. You know what I’m talking about! Yeah, that’s why I call it bad ass roll ups.

Indulge! Occasionally we all, even the hard core diet conscious people need to indulge!

Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups

Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups are soooo amazing! These are best breakfast ever! Guys you will have to try it out to believe me. My kids looove Nutella, I mean …. NUTELLA!! Who doesn’t?! This Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups is wonderful dessert recipe, perfect treat for energy breakfast or snack.

  • 10 slices bread(white sandwich bread)
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 10 tablespoon Nutella
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar (I used a bit lesser than 1/4 cup)

For dusting

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder
  1. 1. Trim the edges on the bread. Slightly roll the bread. Keep aside.

  2. 2. Hull the strawberries and chop into small pieces.

  3. 3. In a shallow bowl whisk add eggs, milk and sugar until sugar is fully dissolved.

  4. 4. Take a slice of bread, spread generous amount (about 1 tablespoon) Nutella over it. Place a spoon full of chopped strawberries on one edge. Carefully roll the bread and seal the ends tight to ensure the strawberries stays intact inside. Repeat this for rest of the bread slices.

  5. 5. Dip the rolls carefully in egg mixture. (For egg less option please read the post above)

  6. 6. Add butter to a skillet set over medium flame. Let the butter melt. Do not brown the butter. Place the rolls dipped in eggs seam side down into the pan and shallow fry until the bread turns golden brown on all sides.

  7. 7. Remove Nutella strawberry French toast rolls from the skillet on to a plate.

  8. 8. Mix powdered sugar and cinnamon powder well. Dust it generously on the roll ups. Serve immediately.

  9. 9. You can serve these roll ups for breakfast, after school snacks or even as desserts.

1. Serve French toast roll ups fresh i.e. hot or warm. It will turn soggy if let to rest. Always better to serve immediately!

 

Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups for your morning breakfast
Warm, gooey Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups on white plate
A plate full of Nutella Strawberry French toast Roll Ups with morning coffee on the back
Nutella Strawberry French Roll Ups

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No Bake Oreo Truffles Eggs https://www.currytrail.in/no-bake-oreo-truffles-eggs/ https://www.currytrail.in/no-bake-oreo-truffles-eggs/#comments Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:37:40 +0000 https://www.currytrail.in/?p=11505 This no bake OREO truffles eggs are sinful and outrageously delicious! Utterly effort less, immensely delicious. Folks, get ready to sin. Because this truffle made with OREOs is SINFUL.  There is NOTHING healthy about it, other than you are going to want to eat it every day. To all the OREO lovers in the house,...

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This no bake OREO truffles eggs are sinful and outrageously delicious! Utterly effort less, immensely delicious. Folks, get ready to sin. Because this truffle made with OREOs is SINFUL.  There is NOTHING healthy about it, other than you are going to want to eat it every day.

Oval white plate with no bake OREO truffles eggs arranged

To all the OREO lovers in the house, this is for you. XOXO. Decadent. Chocolate. Indulgence. Truffles.  Because we are having this no bake OREO truffles eggs! OREO is everyone’s favourite cookie, don’t you agree! And it’s vegan too. Now that sounds like a perfect treat for everyone right! The best part about this recipe…It only has 4 INGREDIENTS and just about 10 minutes work.

Easter is just around the corner and I had plans to test out some Easter delicacies. I have already made this OREO truffles recipe like 4 times. Every time I experimented by adding an ingredient new to the truffles. So finally I settled for this simple recipe. It needs just 3 main ingredients. One the OREO cookies and the other ingredient is the cream cheese.

So let me explain to you guys why I settled for cream cheese in my recipe. I tried OREO truffle balls with milk and the second time I tried with just melted butter. With milk and butter I faced similar issue. While shaping the truffles they won’t easily come together. NO they just won’t! And bigger issue with melted butter alone was, OREO cookie truffle was way too oily and yes it was so hard to shape them into balls or eggs.

Close up of no bake OREO truffle egg with white chocolate drizzle

I asked myself if I have to test this recipe with condensed milk. I didn’t try it because I don’t like too sweet desserts. OREOs cookies by itself is sweet enough, condensed milk would just make it too sweeter, which is not my preference. So condensed milk got crossed too.

4 Ingredients OREO truffles

THE BEST and of course the simplest truffle that you can whip up in no time is made with cream cheese. I know cream cheese is expensive and most would prefer butter or condensed milk over it as it’s easily available at home and it works on budget, but trust me guys the texture of these truffle eggs and the taste is incredible with cream cheese. So I highly recommend you to use cream cheese.

Everybody loves a good fudgy dessert. It’s decadent and irresistible. You won’t be able to stop at one! It’s a crowd pleasure and your guests are going to be raving about it.

OREO truffles recipe is really easy to customize for special occasions and party. If you are planning to make some OREO truffles for Easter, shape them into eggs- pretty cool they look, don’t you think! During Christmas time you can use green, red colors. You can coat the truffles in    white chocolate mixed with green food color and sprinkled with some crushed peppermints or red-green sprinkles on the top.

But you don’t just have to wait for special occasions or holidays to make these truffles.  When you have cravings for desserts, treat yourself to dessert therapy with these guilty pleasure dessert truffles! It’s so easy to make, there’s approximately only 10 minutes work involved in making these.

Looking for more sinful desserts?

Give these recipes a try too –

Rum truffle balls

OREO's stacked up for no bake OREO truffle eggs prep

How to make best OREO truffles?

Pulse OREO cookies in a food processor*.  If you don’t have a food processor break OREOs into chunks and put in zip lock bag, release all air and then seal it. Crush OREO using rolling pin into crumbs.

Mix cream cheese, pulse again. If you use less cream cheese, the mix will be too crumbly and it won’t shape into balls or eggs. If you use too much cream cheese then the mix is going to be too wet and again you are going to have a hard time trying to shape the truffles. So be sure to use a correct ratio of OREOs cookies and cream cheese. For 40 OREOs I used 200 grams(8 oz) cream cheese.

Shape truffles as you want. I shaped  into eggs.

Freeze.

Cover in melted chocolate. Decorate truffles as you like. No bake OREO truffles are ready!

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Best way to dip OREO truffles?

The first time I tested this recipe I had issues with getting the truffles coated with chocolate evenly. The coating cracked soon the chocolate was set. I had placed the shaped truffles in freezer for long. So it’s important to freeze these OREO truffles just enough (not long) . 15 minutes is what worked perfectly for me. The truffles were chilled and firm enough to be dipped in chocolate.

Line up a tray with parchment paper or you could even use small waxed cupcake liners.

Use good quality chocolate. Choco chip melts works too. But I used a good quality dark chocolate (yes I used dark chocolate because I was aiming for less sweeter truffles. I hate those sweet overdose desserts. I know! I know! I’m reapeting this many time). Melt it as per instructions on the chocolate cover or go ahead and microwave it for a minute or minutes and half removing the bowl every 30 seconds, giving it a good whisk. Little chunks of chocolate in the bowl will melt off with the heat on the bowl . So melt the chocolate till you start to see shiny, glossy chocolate melt.

Remove one or two truffles from the freeze. Dip truffles in chocolate melt and using a fork take truffle out and shake off excess chocolate. You must do this really fast, cause chocolate tends to set pretty quickly, which is good and bad. Bad because if you held truffles on fork for longer, it will stick to fork and ultimately break when you try to get truffles off the fork. So the key tips here is dip, shake, and slide the truffles on to the tray as quick as you can.

You can coat with white chocolate too. Add food colors of your choice to melted white chocolate to make interesting colorful truffles.

Once coated in chocolate just set it in fridge for 10 minutes or even less. Drizzle melted white chocolate over these eggs.  Any leftover OREO cookie crumb can be used to decorate the truffles too. After coating truffles in chocolate, before chocolate sets, sprinkle the cookie crumb of top and let it set.

A few no bake OREO truffle eggs on a white plate

OREO truffles storage

So how long can you store these no bake OREO truffle eggs? The perishable nature of cream cheese is in question here.

I say for weeks if you put them in freeze and just about a week if you want to store them in fridge.

I froze the truffles. I left them at room temperature for few minutes before serving. I even ate a few frozen one and it tasted good 😉

Tips for flavoring OREO truffles

I used vanilla cream OREO cookies for this recipe. If you want that vanilla flavour to stand out, add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract for that flavour boost.

Other ways to add flavour to truffles is by using other OREO cookie varieties. We don’t get mint OREOs here in India, but I’m so looking forward to trying mint OREOs. Hope we get it soon in Indian market. The minty OREO will give a nice fresh mint flavour to the truffles.

Golden OREO’s might be another option too.

Watch this quick video on how to make no bake OREO truffles eggs here –

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No Bake Oreo Truffles Eggs

This no bake OREO truffles eggs are sinful and outrageously delicious! Utterly effort less, immensely delicious. Folks, get ready to sin. Because this truffle made with OREOs is SINFUL. There is NOTHING healthy about it, other than you are going to want to eat it every day. 

  • 3 packets (200 grams) OREO (Vanilla cream)
  • 200 grams (8 oz) cream cheese
  • 200 grams dark chocolate bark
  • 50 grams white chocolate
  1. 1. If you have a food processor, put all OREO cookies into it and pulse until you the cookies are broken into crumbs. You can break OREO cookies into pieces and then put them in food processor too. I didn’t bother to break it down. MY food processor did it’s job. Reserve some cookie crumb if you plan to use it as topping.

  2. 2. Add softened cream cheese into the processor and pulse. You should get well combined cookie dough texture. 

  3. 3. Scoop about 1 tablespoon mix, shape it into eggs. Place the truffles on tray lined with parchment paper. Repeat this for all the cookie dough.

  4. 4. Place the tray in freezer for about 10 to 15 minutes so it gets chilled and becomes firm.

  5. 5. Meanwhile melt grated chocolate in microwave safe bowl for about a minute, removing it out every 30 seconds and whisk it well. Once you see nice shinny chocolate melt, it’s ready. Do not microwave more. Else the chocolate melt will lose it’s texture and turn hard.

  6. 6. Remove 2 OREO truffle eggs at a time from the freezer. Dip truffles in chocolate melt and using a fork take truffle out and shake of excess chocolate and slide it carefully onto another tray lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle some cookie crumb over the truffles if you plan to do that. You must do this really fast, cause chocolate tends to set pretty quickly.

    Coat all OREO truffles eggs in chocolate. 

  7. 7. Place the tray in fridge for about 5 minutes. By them the chocolate will set.

  8. 8. While the truffles are resting in fridge, melt white chocolate. Pour melted white chocolate into a piping bag. Make a tiny cut at the end to make thin and even drizzle over the truffles.

  9. 9. Remove OREO truffles from fridge. Quickly drizzle the white chocolate over it. Again this will set pretty fast at room temperature too. But you can pop in fridge for 5 minutes, before serving.

    Scroll above to read on how to store these truffles.

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This no bake OREO truffles eggs are sinful and outrageously delicious! Utterly effort less, immensely delicious. Folks, get ready to sin. Because this truffle made with OREOs is SINFUL. There is NOTHING healthy about it, other than you are going to want to eat it every day.
This no bake OREO truffles eggs are sinful and outrageously delicious! Utterly effort less, immensely delicious. Folks, get ready to sin. Because this truffle made with OREOs is SINFUL. There is NOTHING healthy about it, other than you are going to want to eat it every day.
This no bake OREO truffles eggs are sinful and outrageously delicious! Utterly effort less, immensely delicious. Folks, get ready to sin. Because this truffle made with OREOs is SINFUL. There is NOTHING healthy about it, other than you are going to want to eat it every day.

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