Tuesday, October 9, 2012

...so I decided to rusk it | Cake Rusk / Biscottis | Mango Cake Biscotti and ..awards

What do I do when I have leftover bread slices... I make breadcrumbs out of them and at times when the mood prevails, bread pudding. What do I do when I have leftover, untouched cake slices (a very rare phenomenon in my house) I rusk them.
As I told you guys, I was left with cake slices when I baked the vegan mango loaf. The huss found it to be on the denser side and hence had only two slices, even I felt the same. And I didn't expect more than that from an eggless, butterless cake. So I sliced them up and made biscottis out of the whole lot... It was crunchy, sweet and perfect for our evening chaai.

~*What U Need*~
Left over cake slices - as needed
Hot coffee / tea - to serve

How I Made it:
Slice the cake into thin slices and bake for 20 minutes in a preheated oven at 180C till golden brown and crispy.
Thats it...

How to serve:
Serve with hot chaai.

How to enjoy:
Dip the rusk in garama garam chaai and then have a bite.
So now lets move on to the awards... Few of my blogger friends have passed on some lovely awards over the past few days.. Thanks a lot buddies.

Lets move on to me saying 7 things about me... Thats gonna be real tricky..
> I love talking and I can go nonstop for hours. While most people enjoy them there are some, is the huss who gets annoyed when I do that.
> I am totally into baking these days and mostly bake our morning breakfast breads. How great is that!!!
> Am planning to take up a diploma course on baking and then go on for an internship with a pastry chef... Now I know thats too much but who cares... Dream big is my motto...
> I who truly loved my work in the past now totally detest it. The sole thought of leaving the kid behind and going to work is killing me.
> Learning to drive and rejoining the gym are my near future plans.
> Dr.Shepherd of Grey's Anatomy is my new found dream-guy. Let the huss not see this ;P.
> I love chocolates, who doesn't... but my thing is only for dark chocolate and I love trying new types of dark chocolate, the current favorite being Lindt 85% cocoa and intense orange. And I am now munching a block of 60% cocoa, extra dark, irresistibly smooth.

So thats something about me. Hope you liked it. Now to the passing ceremony. Its hard to pick 15 but that what the rule says...

Anjali of Spice n Sugar Tales
Priya of Cook Like Priya
Swasthi of IndianHealthyRecipes
Kalpana of Life with Spices
Sangeetha of Recipe Excavator
Kaveri of Palakad Chamayal
Faseela of Good Food
Reshmi of Fun wid Fud
Julie of Erivum Puliyum
Divya of Divya's recipes
Shabbu of Shabbu's tasty kitchen
Divya if YouTooCan CookIndianFood
Viji of Virundhu Unna Vaanga
Divya of Divya's culinary Journey
Uma of My Kitchen Experiments

Do visit all their wonderful blogs... Friends, here are the Rules. Do keep the ball rolling.

1. Thank the person who nominated you.
2. Add the ONE LOVELY AWARD to your post.
3. Share 7 things about yourself.
4. Pass the award onto 15 nominees and let them know.

So thats it Folks...
With Love,

Signs off!!!

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  1. Delicious Biscottis..
    Looks inviting!!
    Congrats on the award and thanks for sharing it with me..

  2. biscottis looks inviting.. congrats on your award.. and glad to know more about you :)

  3. lovely post both recipe and about you :-) its great to know more about you, to me you are a baking queen, but I do appreciate you making serious efforts to learn and study professional baking. Good luck in all your ventures and thanks for sharing this lovely award with me. Take care

    Cook like Priya

  4. i totally love biscottis ..n true chai is the best companion! congrats on the award

  5. yummilicious and droolworthy recipe.

  6. I loved you vegan mango cake, Love this cake rusk too. Great way to make cake rusk.

  7. Totally love it,looks absolutely delicious.

  8. love the idea of baking the cake slices.love it.

  9. Wow the rusk looks awesome and the recipe is new to me.

  10. haa ..nice one.. n thanks for sharing the awards..

  11. nice crispy biscuit

  12. This is a really nice innovative idea and so tempting.

  13. yummy n crunchy snack....even i do the same with the left over cakes...

  14. Delicious Rusk...
    Great to know something about you

  15. wow..so very delicious!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  16. Congrats on your award Vimitha...keep rocking..

  17. Ohh I have been planning to post a similar recipe, these look yummmm

  18. Beautiful looking rusk,wish to munch some rite now. Congrats on ur award.

  19. You have turned the perfect slices into another interesting recipe dear,crisp..Perfect with a cup of tea:)
    Congrats on your awards & Thanx a lot for passing those to me:)
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  20. Yummy rusks..Love them always with coffee or chai.

  21. congrats and thanks for sharing vimitha, cake rusk looks fantastic

  22. thats an easy one. i like cake rusks especially with tea.

  23. Hey, I tried two recipes today one is cake rusk that you mentioned and second one is dry fruit kheer that I read at Positive News Trends. Both were delectable and I will keep in touch for more recipes. Thank you so much guys.


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