Food Story : Cake of the fortnight

Buying recipe books is not easy as it seems when they are affordable at a place like the floating book shop logos hope. The price made me grab all book on cake and baking. The 100 cakes book encouraged me to try put a cake a week which is why I ended up trying the third cake from this book. It has 100 cakes and I have no idea how I will be able to try them all out. Its kind of challenge to me. I have a basic cake recipe which is soft and delicious that calls for equal amount of flour, sugar and butter. But many recipes I’ve come across in books call for different measurements on each ingredient. That’s the key reason why I wanted to try all the 100 cake recipes from my recent cake book. So this cake is the 3rd recipe I tried out of the 100 cakes.
This recipe has a different flavor as it contains Nutella and almonds.
I tried Nutella very recently only after visiting Sri Lanka. Though I’ve seen many offers on nutella in Dubai I’ve never got the urge to try it out. I am now a fan of nutella, for those who have not yet tried nutella please try soon ,its chocolaty and delicious. Use it as a topping for cakes, cookies, éclairs and doughnuts.

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I was not so sure on how the cake might turn out which is why I tried baking the cakes first and they were really good with a bit of crunchiness from the almonds and sweetness from the nutella with a chocolaty flavor.
ice cream
I was so lazy to make the topping which was also from nutella I cut the cup cake vertically into half and topped each half with a scoop of fruit and nut ice cream. It was so delicious and went together very well. The crunchiness of the almonds and softness of the cake added an extra taste to the fruit and nut ice cream.

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Carnival Ice cream Parlour

A Must Visit place for delicious ice creams in Colombo

Are you planning your next vacation in srilanka?
Then I have a great lot to update you’ll on where to visit, what to expect and places to dine. Thats what am doing on by vacation here. Am roaming my home town colombo like a tourist in my town checking out new stuff and taking images to post and share with my readers.
Before I post all the details I mentioned above I would like to say mark your memo and add an alarm.
Wondering for what?
Its to visit the carnival parlour in colombo.
Its a parlour of ice creams.
They have a variety of flavours and different portions.
The price is very affordable.
All ice creams are between 15 dirhams or 5 dollars and 400 srilankan rupees. Doesn’t that sound affordable?
Its so delicious and each variety has a scoop of three or more.
I’ve tried the banana boat which had four different scoops and the sultanas delight which has three large scoops.
The californian delight has three different flavors and its my latest Favoutite.
All ice creams are made by the carnival ice cream parlour and it has an ample parking space with air conditioned seating to sit and enjoy your ice cream while chatting with family and friends or even a date.
Well visit and find out for yourself as to how good the carnival ice cream parlour is and I bet you would agree to my points.

sultana delight

sultana delight

californian delight

californian delight

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Visiting carnival ice cream parlour and having ice cream was in my top priority list on the to do things in colombo.
And its marked done yet must visit again 🙂