6 delicious steamed desserts you can easily make at home (recipes inside)

Easy steamed dessert recipes: When thinking about making homemade desserts, there are many factors to consider: ingredients, techniques, cooking/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 sweet treats at home. One option is to make steamed delights, without the hassle of cooking, churning, and other time-consuming methods. Traditionally, many desserts have been made using a 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:

1. Bhapa Doi

This traditional Bengali dessert is made from hanging curd. Popular at festivals, it is often flavored with cardamom, saffron, rose, mango, etc. Bhapa Doi can be ready in less than 30 minutes. Click here for the full recipe.

2. Steam Post

Sandesh is a popular Bengali sweet which can also be steamed

Sandesh is one of the most famous Bengali sweets and this steamed version is just as delicious as the regular version. This milk-based dessert is flavored with cardamom and dried fruit. This sandesh is too healthy to miss. Here is the full recipe.

3. Kharvas

Kharvas is a Maharashtrian delicacy with a subtle taste. This custard-like dessert can be flavored with cardamom, nutmeg and/or saffron. You need 5 basic ingredients to prepare this delicious treat. Find the full recipe here.

4. Bread pudding


Bread pudding is an amazing dessert that you don’t need to bake

If you fancy a classic pudding, go for the bread pudding. 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 sponge cake

Who said you always needed an oven to bake cakes? This special sponge cake is a steamed treat you’ll want to make again and again. Honey gives any dessert a wonderfully irresistible taste – and this one is no different. Pro tip: drizzle with a little chocolate sauce when ready. Click here for the recipe.

6. Patholi

Going back to traditional desserts, patholi is another must. This Mangalorean candy is unique because it is steamed in haldi leaves. Patholi is made from rice powder, coconut, jaggery and cardamom. Click here to learn more and read the recipe.

Steamed desserts are a convenient way to enjoy sweets without much effort. Which of these recipes will you try first?
Read also : 8 Too Delicious Maharashtrian Desserts To Miss (Easy Recipes Inside)

About Toshita SahniToshita is fueled by wordplay, wanderlust, wonder and alliteration. When she’s not blissfully contemplating her next meal, she enjoys reading novels and walking around the city.

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