Sweet toppings: This is how you jazz up a boring dessert

Updated: Aug 22, 2014 17:08 IST

Do regular ­desserts look boring to you? Well, a simple scoop of vanilla ice cream can easily be turned into an impressive dessert item with just a little bit of a makeover. You can top your dessert with sliced fruits or chocolate sauce, nuts or even whipped cream. We’ve put together some sweet ­toppings for you to try. They not only taste great when teamed with a dessert item, but are easy to prepare and assemble as well. (Text: Namya Sinha)
Custard cream, Perfect with imarti, gulab jamun and jalebi INGREDIENTS: 200 gm whipping cream 60 gm custard powder 500 gm milk 100 gm sugar METHOD: In pan, boil milk and add sugar. In another bowl, mix the custard ­powder with warm milk and add this to the boiled milk. Whisk and leave. Let it cool, and after that, add whipped cream to it. Whisk with light hands and it’s ready to be used. — Recipe by executive chef, Sandeep Panwar, The Metropolitan Hotel and Spa
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Do regular ­desserts look boring to you? Well, a simple scoop of vanilla ice cream can easily be turned into an impressive dessert item with just a little bit of a makeover. You can top your dessert with sliced fruits or chocolate sauce, nuts or even whipped cream. We’ve put together some sweet ­toppings for you to try. They not only taste great when teamed with a dessert item, but are easy to prepare and assemble as well. (Text: Namya Sinha) Custard cream, Perfect with imarti, gulab jamun and jalebi INGREDIENTS: 200 gm whipping cream 60 gm custard powder 500 gm milk 100 gm sugar METHOD: In pan, boil milk and add sugar. In another bowl, mix the custard ­powder with warm milk and add this to the boiled milk. Whisk and leave. Let it cool, and after that, add whipped cream to it. Whisk with light hands and it’s ready to be used. — Recipe by executive chef, Sandeep Panwar, The Metropolitan Hotel and Spa

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