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Eggless Strawberry Cake

Soft eggless sponge cake, made with fresh strawberries. Recipe Oven temperature :  350℉(180℃)  Bake time : 30 to 35 minutes Yield : 1 (8 inch round cake)  Ingredients 1¼ cup all purpose flour (maida) ¼ cup cornstarch 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt ¼ cup yogurt(curd) ½ cup neutral oil ¾ cup + 2 Tbsp powdered sugar ½ cup strawberry puree (blended fresh strawberries) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp white vinegar Pink gel color (optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350℉(180℃).  Line a baking pan with parchment paper.  In a large bowl, sift in flour, cornstarch, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Give it a mix. In another bowl, add yogurt and powdered sugar, mix it well using a wire whisk, until smooth consistency is attained. Add strawberry puree, vanilla extract and vinegar. Combine everything well. To the sifted flour, add liquid mixture and the oil. Optional : Add 1 drop of pink gel color. Mix gently just until everything is combined. Do not over mix. Pour the cake batt

Gulab Jamun Cake

Gulab jamun is a popular Indian dessert. Soft, fried dough balls soaked in sugar syrup.  I made this gulab jamun inspired cake with moist cardamom cake, gulab jamun filling and covered with delicious whipped cream frosting. I used store bought mix to make gulab jamuns and made sugar syrup as per packet  instructions. You can also get, ready to eat gulab jamuns in a tin from stores.  Recipe Yield : 6 to 8 slices Bake time : 30 to 35 minutes Oven temp : 350℉/180℃ Ingredients Cake ½ cup melted butter or oil (canola oil/sun flower oil/vegetable oil) ¾ cup white sugar 2 eggs (veg substitution: ½ cup yogurt) ½ tsp vanilla extract ½ cup buttermilk 1 ½ cup all purpose flour (maida) 1 ½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda ½ tsp cardamom powder ¼ tsp salt Whipped cream frosting 2 cups heavy whipping cream or double cream ¼ cup powdered sugar or icing sugar ¼ tsp vanilla extract pinch of cardamom powder Gel food color (optional) Other ingredients 10 to 12 gulab jamuns ¾ cup sugar syrup. Steps Cak

Strawberry Cake

This is a soft, moist and delicious strawberry cake. Easy recipe that can be made using a blender! Recipe Yield: 1, 9 inch round cake Oven temperature: 350℉/180℃ Bake time: 30-35 minutes Video Ingredients Dry ingredients 1​​​​⅔ cups (213g) all purpose flour/maida 1 cup (200g) sugar 1½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt Wet ingredients 2 eggs ¾ cup oil/melted butter ½ cup yogurt ¼ cup milk  1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp lemon juice ¾ cup chopped strawberries Instructions Preheat oven to 350℉/180℃. Lightly grease a 9 inch cake pan with oil/butter and line it with a parchment paper. In a big bowl, add the dry ingredients, give it a mix with a whisk and keep it aside. In a blender, add all the wet ingredients and blend them for 1 minute or until well combined. Add the wet ingredients mixture to the dry ingredients, mix gently with a whisk, just until well combined. Do not over mix. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan. Bake in

Rasmalai Cake - Eggless recipe

This delicious, moist cake is made of Rasmalai(Indian sweet) and eggless cardamom cake. You can use homemade or store bought Rasmalai to make this cake, anything works fine.  This recipe involves following steps - making of rasmalai(cheese balls and sweetened milk), cake, whipped cream and assembly. RECIPE Yield : 1, 8 inch round cake Servings : 6 slices Video tutorial: Ingredients To make malai(cheese balls) 6 cups whole milk 2 ½ Tbsp vinegar or lemon juice 4 cups water  ½ cup sugar 4 whole cardamom To make ras(sweetened milk) 2½ cup whole milk 1 cup condensed milk ½ tsp cardamom powder few strands of saffron (optional) Cake ½ cup oil ¾ cup sugar 1 cup yogurt ½ tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour ½ tsp cardamom powder 1 ½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt Whipped cream 2 cups heavy cream ¼ cup powdered sugar 2 Tbsp ras(sweetened milk) Saffron (optional) Instructions 1) Rasmalai :           To make malai(cheese balls), Boil 6 cups of milk in a larg

Simple Vanilla Cake - Eggless

Simple and easy vanilla cake recipe. This recipe doesn't require an electric mixer. You can serve this cake with any berry sauce/jam or whipped cream. It also tastes delicious without any cream or sauce. I love to dust it with powdered sugar and have it with a simple berry sauce. Recipe Servings : 6 slices Cook time : 28 - 30 minutes Temperature : 350℉/180℃ Ingredients ¾ cup sugar ½ cup yogurt or sourcream ½ cup water ½ cup oil(canola or sunflower oil) 1tsp vanilla essence/extract 1½ cup all purpose flour ¼ tsp salt 1tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda 1 tbsp white vinegar. Instructions Preheat the oven to 350℉/180℃ for 15 minutes. Coat 8 inch round cake pan with oil and line it with parchment paper or dust it with flour and keep it aside. In a bowl, add yogurt, water and vanilla extract, mix for 1 minute using a hand whisk. Add oil and sugar, mix until everything is combined well. Add flour, salt, ba

Lemon Pound Cake

This lemon pound cake is dense, moist and rich. It tastes incredible with lemon syrup drizzle. Recipe Cook time : 50 to 55 minutes Servings : 12 Ingredients For cake 2 cups All purpose flour/Maida 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt ¾ cup butter  1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 cup sour cream/greek yogurt/hung curd 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp lemon zest 3 Tbsp lemon juice Lemon syrup 3 Tbsp sugar 2 Tbsp water 1 Tbsp Lemon juice Method Preheat oven to 350℉ or 180℃. Line a loaf pan with parchment paper or just grease with butter and dust with flour.  Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl and give it a  mix.  In another bowl, beat together butter and sugar for 5minutes until light and fluffy with an electric mixer or in a stand mixer with whisk attachment. Add eggs, one by one mixing at medium speed. Add sour cream, lemon zest, lemon juice and vanilla extract. Mix just until well combined. Add sifted flour mi

Eggless Fruit cake

Recipe Author : Himabindu Yield : 10 servings Requirements Sauce pan , whisk , measuring spoons , large bowl , spatula , loaf pan , parchment paper . Ingredients 1 cup Orange Juice 1 cup mixed dried fruits and nuts like raisins, figs, almonds and cashew nuts. ½ cup sugar ½ cup yogurt 2 tbsp (30g) room temperature butter 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp vinegar 1½ cup all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt Directions Preheat oven to 350℉(180℃). Line 9 by 5 inch loaf pan with parchment paper, leaving overhanging on both sides. In a sauce pan, heat the orange juice, dry fruits and nuts over medium heat. Bring it to boil, reduce the heat and simmer about 3 to 5 minutes stirring occasionally until thickened and fruit is soft. Turn off the heat and stir in sugar, yogurt and butter. Add vinegar and vanilla extract and let it cool. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Fold the wet ingredients into

Birthday Carrot Cake

When Birthday cake can be of any flavor, why not carrot cake with whipped cream cheese frosting?! 😇 I love carrot cake. It is a moist, dense cake and has all the flavors from carrots, coconut and cinnamon. Recipe Author : Himabindu yield : 8 servings Requirements 1-   large bowl , 1 - medium bowl  or jar , 2 - 8 inch cake pans , Parchment paper , Spatula , Whisk , Electric mixer , Piping bag , Sprinkles Ingredients Cake 1½ cup all purpose flour ¾ cup sugar ½ cup shredded coconut ½ cup raisins 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp baking soda 1 cup shredded carrots ½ cup oil ½ cup yogurt 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbsp milk Frosting 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese ½ cup white sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1½ cup heavy cream Instructions Preheat oven to 350℉ (180℃). Line two round 8 inch pans with circular parchment paper or just grease and flour the cake pans. In a large bowl, whisk the flour, sugar, shre

Ombre Crepe Layer Cakes

On this valentine's day, win hearts by making these cute ombre crepe layer cakes for your loved ones! Crepes are easy to make. They need to be cooked on flat pan on medium heat. It takes less than 2 minutes for crepes to cook. The crepe batter should be thinner and runny than pancake batter. Recipe Author : Himabindu Serving : 2 Ingredients  For Crepes batter: 3 Eggs 1/2 cup Oil 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 cup Milk 1/4 cup Water 1 1/2 cup All purpose flour 1 tsp Vanilla extract Red color Icing Sugar For Filling: 2 cups Heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract Instructions For crepe batter: In a blender jar, add eggs, oil, sugar, milk, water, flour and vanilla extract. Blend well. See that no lumps are formed. Separate the batter into three bowls equally. Add red gel color: 2 drops into one bowl, one drop into another. Don't add color to third bowl. On a medium hot pan, pour 2 tbsp of batter and let it cook for 2 minutes. Rem