White Chocolate Rocky Road Fudge

This White Chocolate Rocky Road Fudge combines two classic candies – Fudge and Rocky Road to make an incredibly decadent Christmas treat!

White Chocolate Tocky Road Fudge 02 the cupcake confession

If you’ve ever visited Mumbai or stay here, you’ll vouch for the fact that the weather is less than pleasant. Being so close to the sea, the humidity is always at its peak and a 20 degree Celsius weather which the rest of the world considers summer is our winter!

When the temperatures get unbearable especially during the summers and monsoons,  we make sure to take a break from daily life and head to Lonavala, a hill station that sees a lot of Mumbaikars enjoying the rains and the chilly weather when others back home sweat it out.

One of the things that I love about this place apart from the weather of course is their massive offerings of chikki (nut brittles) and fudge of unbelievable flavour combinations! I remember getting kilos of boxes of different fudge flavours and gobbling them down throughout the 2 hour journey home after a relaxing weekend. And if we were lucky and had some left, we would eat it the next day! Totally addicting and so tasty!


White Chocolate Pistachio Truffles

White Chocolate Pistachio Truffles 01 the cupcake confession

The last time I made pistachio nut butter for these absolutely drool-worthy pancakes, I just knew it in my heart that this butter was destined for better things!

And by better things I mean these white chocolate pistachio truffles.

Please don’t picture a gloop-y butter of spreadable consistency. This is a firmer butter that can be hand rolled.

Isn’t that the whole point of making truffles!

Silly me!

White Chocolate Pistachio Truffles 02 the cupcake confession

Pistachios are used abundantly in my home. The level of abundance reaches an all new high when there are festivities (read Eid) which take place just twice each year but believe me, the amount of nuts, ghee and dairy that goes into making festive desserts makes up for the rest of the 363 days!


Gingerbread Chocolate Loaf

Gingerbread Chocolate Loaf 01 the cupcake confession

As much as I love my family, I have to say that we can NEVER agree on the same thing.

Like, ever!

If I like clutter, they like organization!

Seriously, what’s with the “Clean your room, what if someone comes home?” dialogue I get to hear all day? Why would any guest barge into my room, what’s the living room for after all?

In my defence, I simply love an organized mess! ;)

Clear it all up and I’ll be like an alien stranded on an unknown island.