Craving something creamy, sweet and chocolaty? Try these delicious winter treats to satiate your sweet tooth.
Desserts have been an essential part of our meal since ages. Sweets not only satisfy our craving but are also rich in many types of nutrients. In fact, in many countries, the meal is considered incomplete without a dessert.
Every season has its own assortment of sweet delights. As the chilly weather is here, winter delicacies are the best way to enjoying this cold season. To keep the brisk air at bay here are some mouthwatering desserts that will keep you warm.
Here are some easy to cook and delicious desi winter treats in case you ever need a hot fix for your winter woes.
Gajar ka halwa
It is a pure winter delight. Gajar halwa is made almost in every home and served at many sweet shops. It is made with carrots, milk, sugar, khoya, ghee and garnished with almonds and pistachios. It can be taken to overcome the feeling of hunger pangs, could be taken at tea time or even after meals, could be used in multiple ways.
Suji ka halwa
This dessert is famous breakfast sweet, served with naan or puri. This traditional sweet is made with suji (semolina), milk, sugar and ghee topped with dry fruits. Suji ka halwa is very nutritious as it boosts energy and keeps one full for a longer time, thus making it an important item for winter breakfast.
This is indeed the king of desserts in Pakistan. Gulab jaman are enjoyed by all age groups alike. These mouthwatering brown colored soft sweet balls taste best when served with hot sugar syrup. Winter season is just an added reason to enjoy gulab jaman.
Jalebies are pretzel shaped sweets, prepared at sweet shops in Pakistan. Jalebies are deep fried, dipped in sugar syrup and served hot. They taste best hot with or without milk.
Western Winter Delights
There are also some non-desi desserts that are a must try this season. They are baked desserts served warm. Delving into them with a scoop of ice cream leaves one mesmerizing.
Warm Chocolate Puddings
It is straight from the oven to the table dessert. This warm chocolate pudding, made from chocolate, eggs, butter, vanilla extract, sugar and salt, is crunchy on the top and soft and custardy from the inside.
Chocolate Pudding Cake
This flourless cake will do wonders this winters. It is made with only six ingredients, butter, granulated sugar, chocolate, salt, eggs and confectioners’ sugar. Unlike traditional cakes this one is flourless making it soft and smooth.
Molten lava cake
Call it chocolate fondant cake or chocolate lave cake, this cake remains one of the most popular desserts around the world. Like chocolate pudding cake this too is a flourless cake. Once it gets into the mouth it molts the heart away. It is made from minimum ingredients including eggs, chocolate, butter and sugar. It is a complete treat for everyone.
Muffins could be both sweet and savory. They are easily available in the markets and can even be made at home. There are a variety of muffins. Muffins are easy to carry and eat. Muffins could be enjoyed in winters with coffee or tea.
What are your favourite winter desserts? We’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas. Leave us a link or a comment of your favourite dessert or recipe and make everyone who reads this post start to crave those goodies!