Pastry Chef Archita Agarwal Helps You Bake Something Special

Moms love it when we cook for them, and what could be a better day to do it than on Mother’s Day! Sweet, delicious desserts make for a perfect surprise. And whipping up a treat from scratch makes it even more special. Chocolatier and pastry chef Archita Agarwal of The Cacao Pods is here to help you make Mother’s Day one to remember.

Recipes For A Mother’s Day Cake 1. Healthy Banana Loaf Cake

Ingredients: – 230 gms overripe bananas – 31 gms honey – 31 gms olive oil – 1 teaspoon baking powder (sifted along with the flour) – 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder – 90 gms almond meal/whole wheat flour – 90 gms whole wheat flour

2. Chocolate Flourless Cake

Ingredients: – 250 gms/1 cup of Lindt 70% chocolate or dark chocolate from your favourite brand. Good quality dark chocolate is the key – 125 gms/0.5 cup of unsalted butter – 3 tablespoons sugar – 1 tablespoon cocoa powder – 1 teaspoon cinnamon (dalchini) / any other spice of your choice (optional)

Mum Not A Cake Person? Try These 5 Recipes Instead 1. Chocolate Popsicle

With the sun shining bright and hot, a cold, yummy treat would be heavenly. Take your mom to this childhood throwback of chocolate popsicles.

2. Chocolate Chip Muffin

An evergreen recipe, chocolate muffins are simply irresistible. Surprise your mom with these delicious sweet treats! Ingredients: – 2 cups of flour – ½ teaspoon salt – 1 tablespoon baking powder – 1 stick butter softened – ¾ cup of sugar – 2 eggs

3. Nutella Cookies

Imagine cookies stuffed with the goodness of chocolate and hazelnuts! This recipe will surely delight your mom. Ingredients: – 1½ cups of Nutella – 1 cup of butter, softened – 1 cup of brown sugar – ½ cup of sugar – 2 large eggs