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It’s a Pizza Cake!

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I have taken a fancy to “cake fakery”. Yes, you heard me right. Even in something as creative and rewarding as baking, you sometimes hit a dead end. It’s similar to a writer’s block – the ideas are all there but you just can’t pen it down.

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Eggless lemon cupcakes with Tricolour Buttercream Frosting

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It’s going to be a rather long weekend. Not that I understand the difference considering I work from home but I see friends making plans to whisk away somewhere for the weekend. As for me, I see plenty of baking over the weekend. What are your plans?

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Mother’s Day Special: Eggless Vanilla Bean Cupcakes with Strawberry Jam Buttercream Frosting

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My mother is here with me for a good 15 days. Life is more beautiful with her around but the thought of her going back already saddens me.

I never understood what folks meant when they said distance brings people closer. I have never been a proponent of distance; I used to be this out of sight, out of mind kind of girl. But now I get it, I’ve never missed my mother quite so gravely, ever.

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Chai Cake with Ginger-Orange Buttercream Icing

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It’s time to celebrate! I finally registered my domain name – yes, doughmydear is henceforth technically exclusive and untouchable. When Pavan and I were racking our brains for a blog name that is relevant to everybody, catchy and more importantly, synonymous to baking, several ideas were whizzing across at the speed of a lightning bolt – some good, some not very and some, extremely lame.

The name suggestions happened over a course of 2-3 days and one night, Pavan very unexpectedly, blurted out “doughmydear.” A childhood rather blaringly influenced by The Sound of Music had to manifest itself in some way and so it did. Thanks Pavan, for all those wonderful summers you spent with your cousins watching the film, again and yet again.

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