6 Delicious Steamed Desserts You Can Easily Make At Home (Recipes Inside)
Easy Steamed Dessert Recipes: When we think about making desserts at home, we have to take many factors into account: ingredients, techniques, baking/setting time, equipment, etc. Thinking about all these criteria can be quite daunting, especially for beginners. Maybe some of us feel like giving up on the idea altogether. But there are easier ways to make candy at home. One option is to prepare steamed treats, without the hassle of baking, churning, and other time-consuming methods. Traditionally, many desserts have been fashioned using a stovetop steamer—no fancy equipment required! Here are some quick recipes to get you started:
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Here are 6 delicious steamed desserts that you can easily make at home:
This traditional Bengali dessert is made using hung curd. Popular during festivals, it is often flavored with cardamom, saffron, rose, mango, etc. The Bhapa Doi can be ready in less than 30 minutes. Click here for the full recipe.
2. Message steamed
Sandesh is one of the most famous Bengali sweets and this steamed version is just as delicious as the regular one. This milk-based dessert is flavored with cardamom and dried fruit. This sandesh is too healthy to miss. Here is the full recipe.
Kharvas is a Maharashtrian delicacy with a subtle flavor. This custard-like dessert can be flavored with cardamom, nutmeg, and/or saffron. You need 5 basic ingredients to make this delicious treat. Find the full recipe here.
4. Bread pudding
If you’re in the mood for a classic pudding, then bread pudding is the way to go. There are different versions of this dessert, but the simple vanilla one will always be healthy. Don’t forget to add some raisins to make it more tempting. Here is the full recipe.
5. Honey cake
Who said you always need an oven to make cakes? This specialty sponge cake is a steamed delight you’ll want to make again and again. Honey gives any dessert a wonderfully irresistible flavor, and this one is no different. Pro Tip: Drizzle it with some chocolate sauce once it’s done. Click here for the recipe.
Returning to traditional desserts, patoli is another dish that you must try. This Mangalorean sweet is unique in that it is steamed in haldi leaves. Patholi is made with rice, coconut, brown sugar and cardamom powder. Click here for more information and to read the recipe.
Steamed desserts are a convenient way to enjoy sweet treats without putting in too much effort. Which of these recipes are you going to try first?
Also read: 8 Maharashtrian Desserts That Are Too Delicious To Miss Out (Easy Recipes Inside)
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