Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes

Decadent Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes in a jiffy to ring in the New Year!

Easy Eggless Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes Recipe with step by step pictures | Printable Recipe for Cupcakes | How to make ferrero rocher cupcakes | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

As usual, the year flew by and I didn’t even realize how soon 2016 came knocking on my door. I’m quite emotional as I write the first post of 2016.

2015 was rough. Don’t get me wrong. There were quite a few wins – personally and professionally. And I am incredibly grateful for that. However, it has definitely not been a smooth sail. 2015 was rife with uncertainties, chronic fevers, stress and multiple situations that I like to describe as bubbles-being-burst. But I’m not one to dwell on the past. Every bit of the journey has been worthwhile. I am glad to have not lost my mojo, and I’m excited to get a fresh start.

Yes. 2016 – for this blog – will be year of loads of fantastic (and easy!) recipes. And I’m starting off the year of fantastic food with these decadent Ferrero Rocher Cupcakes.  (more…)

Mint Chocolate Brownies

Decadent Mint Chocolate Brownies for the festive season!

Eggless Mint Chocolate Brownies Recipe | Peppermint Brownies Recipe | Eggless Brownies | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

Thick and fudgy brownies layered with a sweet mint frosting and a glossy chocolate ganache.

This is what a “grown-up” dessert must look like. Mint wasn’t really my thing for a very long time. Let’s face it, it is intense, sometimes pungent and not really… chocolate. But my tastes are maturing as I grow up. Mint is definitely one of those grown up flavors that I’ve grown to love.

Mint and Chocolate is a classic combination. You’ll find variations of this recipe all over the internet. But this is maybe the only “eggless” mint chocolate brownies’ recipe you’ll find. And I promise, you will love these!
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Hershey’s Kisses Cupcakes

Decadent Hershey’s Kisses Cupcakes slathered with a to-die-for Chocolate Marshmallow Buttercream! This is the kind of cupcake that you’re food dreams are made of!

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Hershey’s Kisses have got to be the cutest candies ever invented. Not only do they taste amazing (I mean, hello? That burst of chocolate in your mouth? Yauza!), but they also effortlessly add a certain cuteness to an dessert they are a part of. For lazy people like me, this is great because we don’t have to spend hours stressing over dessert-decorations!

Inspired from these intensely-chocolaty candies, I decided to make some cupcakes that will knock your socks off! With a basic chocolate cupcake base, I take it up a notch by stuffing each cupcake with a Hershey’s kiss. And then I frost them with an amazing frosting I discovered accidentally. Yep – have you tried combining buttercream and marshmallows and chocolate? You’ve got to do it right now – if you haven’t already!

The best part is that you really don’t need to stress yourself too much. You’re going to enjoy making these cupcakes – just as much as you’re going to enjoy devouring them!    (more…)

Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes – for a Special Occasion!

Fudgy homemade Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes from scratch! An intensely chocolaty and rich dessert you’ll want to make over and over again!

Homemade Chocolate Brownie Cupcakes Recipe | Fudgy Brownies in a Cupcake | Eggless Chocolate Brownie Cupcake Step by Step Recipe | Written by Kavitha Ramaswamy of Foodomania.com

 

A little fun factFoodomania went live on this very day, THREE years ago.

I’ve been living this amazing life for three years now. sparkle in my eyes (just for the dramatic effect! 😀 ) The thing about undiscovered passion is that you keep fidgeting around, until you find your mojo. And once you do, you can’t imagine a life without it. My experience with creating this website is also something like that.

Everyday, I get to do what I love whilst building a community of like-minded foodies. I think that’s a pretty sweet deal. And I wouldn’t have been able to do what I love, if i weren’t for all of you who read, comment, write back to me, test my recipes and generally motivate me to do better. So, Thank You! Now – let’s celebrate. 😉

So, what do you do when you are in a celebratory mood? Indulge of course! And can there BE a better indulgence that Chocolate? I think not. And keeping up with my style of cooking –  minimal efforts • maximum results – here’s a fancy dessert that requires less than 60 minutes of your efforts – The Chocolate Brownie Cupcake.
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