Desserts To Love

Desserts To Love


No matter how satisfying or heavy your meal has been, there is always room for some impressive desserts and beautiful sweet ends to a meal. Well, if you’re craving something sweet but short on time, we have got you sorted with some fast and fuss-free summer desserts. Satisfy your sweet tooth this summer with these scrumptious desserts. These beauties could sure be your summertime staples or the perfect pick-me-up. Summer is also the perfect time to indulge as you can burn out the calories post your dessert session.

Expert Chef Aruna Iyer gives us a few irresistible summer dessert recipes to try this warm season.

Lemon Curd Pavlova

Ingredients: For the Pavlova
* 9 Egg White
* Icing Sugar 175g
* Castor Sugar 375g
* Corn Flour 30g
Ingredients: For the Lemon Curd
* Butter 250g
* Sugar 250gms
* Lemon Juice 100ml
* 20 Egg Yolk

Method: For the Pavlova
* In a completely dry bowl, add all ingredients and blend with a hand blender till stiff peaks appear.
* Lay butter paper on a baking tray & add a spoonful of the Pavlova mix on it.
* Then using a dry spoon, make a hollow using the rear of the spoon to make a cup like shape. Repeat the same for the whole mixture.
* Pre-heat the oven to 100˚C. Bake the pavlovas at 100˚C for 50 – 55 mins. After which the pavlovas will be hard on the outside & chewy on the inside.
* Set the Pavlova aside.

Method: Lemon Curd
* On a double boiler whisk the butter, sugar and egg yolk.
* Cook till it becomes thick, once done add lemon juice strain the mix to avoid lumps.
* Pipe lemon curd on the pavlova cups for garnish.

Rum Grilled Pineapple


  1. Butter 100g
  2. Sugar 250g
  3. Water 50ml
  4. Rum 2 tbsp
  5. Cinnamon Powder 1 Pinch
  6. Honey 100ml
  7. Pineapple Rings 4

* Combine butter, sugar, water, honey, rum, cinnamon powder & make a glaze. Place the pineapple in it and marinate for 2 hrs.
* Grill the pineapple for 2 mins in a griller till the glaze caramelizes.
* Once done drizzle the pineapples with the remaining glaze and add a scoop of ice-cream over it.

Orange Truffle

* Cooking Cream – 200ml
* White Chocolate – 500gms
* Orange Zest – 1 Orange
* Orange Concentrate – 1 tbsp.
* Orange Food Coloring (Optional)


  1. Melt the white chocolate in a microwave or a double boiler.
  2. Warm the cream in a sauce pan, add the orange zest & orange concentrate and mix well.
  3. Mix the white chocolate with the cream mixture.
  4. Add food coloring and mix well again till the color spreads evenly over the mixture.
  5. Cover the mixture and place in the refrigerator for 60mins.
  6. Take icing sugar in a bowl and make balls of the truffle mix and roll into the Icing sugar. Repeat with the whole mixture & enjoy.

Frozen Watermelon Yoghurt


  1. Watermelon Juice – 300ml
  2. Hung Curd – 500g
  3. Cooking Cream 300ml
  4. Honey – 4 tbsp
  5. Method: Blend all the ingredients well together and set in the refrigerator to freeze for 5-6 hrs.

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