Artic Vodka Recipe: Brown Butter Madeleine

Thursday 29 March 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Artic Vodka Recipe

Brown Butter Madeleine
•    3/4 cup butter
•    4 no. eggs
•    2/3 cups  sugar
•    1 teaspoon apple puree
•    2 teaspoon pure Artic Apple Vodka
•    ¼ cup chopped black raisins
•    3/4 cups flour (all purpose)
•    Powdered sugar for garnish
•    Pan Spray

1.    Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
2.    Melt the butter in a small sauce pan. Continue to cook until the butter is very light golden brown and has a nutty fragrance- 5-6 mins on medium heat. Remove, cool.
3.    Spray the Madeline molds. Set aside.
4.    Place the eggs in a bowl with electric mixer beat until thick. This process will take 4-5 Mins. Continuing to mix on high speed, slowly add the sugar in a steady stream and whip for 2 minutes until mixture is thick and ribbony. Decrease to low speed and add the artic vodka.
5.    Sift the flour with cinnamon and add chopped raisins to the flour. Fold 1/3 of the flour mixture into batter, followed by 1/3 of melted butter. Continue folding the remaining flour mixture and butter, 1/2 at a time, into the batter.
6.    Pipe/spoon the batter into the prepared Madeleine molds, filling them 2/3 full.
7.    Bake the Madeleine for about 10 to 12 minutes, until the edges are golden brown and the centers spring back when lightly touched.
8.     Remove from oven and When ready to serve, dust with powdered sugar.

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Saturday 3 March 2012 | Posted by Kishi | foodaholics specials

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Artic Vodka Recipe: Shortbread Dressed for Holi

Friday 2 March 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Artic Vodka Recipe,desserts,foodaholics specials


Shortbreads for Holi:


180 gms butter
1 cup sugar
2 tbsp Artic Orange Vodka
2 tsp orange juice
Zest of 1 orange
2 cups flour
180 gms butter
1 cup sugar
2 tbsp Artic Vodka
2 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp of dry lavender
2 cups flour
180 gms butter
1 cup sugar
2 tbsp Artic Apple Vodka
2 tsp apple juice
1 tbsp thick apple sauce
2 cups flour


  1. Preheat oven to 160C.
  2. Line a pan with parchment paper or silicone mat.
  3. Cream butter and sugar into a mixing bowl and beat until smooth.
  4. Mix vodka, juice and zest. (use the flavor according to the recipe)
  5. Add flour and knead into mixture until smooth dough is formed
  6. Place dough in refrigerator to cool.
  7.  Roll the dough to ½ cm thickness and cut in desired shapes. I am cutting them in squares.
  8. Bake for 7-10 minutes or until dough just begins to turn golden brown.
  9. Cool for 30 minutes.
  10. Top it up with rolled fondant or royal icing or sugar icing.
  11. Enjoy with thandai this holi !
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Home Made Matthi for Holi

Thursday 1 March 2012 | Posted by Kishi | Easy Cooking,Indian Cooking

This holi try making some simple snack items. Matthi or Savory Crackers are beautiful, light, golden wafer-thin crackers, studded with tiny bubbles and are an absolute delight with tea. This recipe is one of those versatile ones where you can add or subtract different flavors. Replace ajwain with fennel seeds, orange zest, zeera or pickle masala.

200 gm flour (I used half Atta/ half Maida)
½  tsp salt
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp ajwain

1.    Mix all ingredients, to make firm dough.
2.    Make sure you knead the dough a lot.
3.    Rest the dough for about 1 hour.
4.    Roll the dough to 1/8 inch of thickness and then dock the dough with a fork.
5.    Cut them to desired shapes. Add black pepper (optional)
6.    Fry them in vegetable oil or ghee over a gentle flame.
7.    Once both the sides are nice and golden, crisp take them out.
8.    Cool store in air tight container and enjoy with some pickle and tea.

Quick pickle Masala

2 tsp red hot chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 tsp methi seeds
1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/4 teaspoon hing

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