Eggless Rum Plum Cake

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Eggless Rum Plum Cake


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 40 Min

Total Time : 55 Min


Serves : 12
  • 1 cup refined flour

  • 1 cup wheat flour

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup yoghurt

  • 3/4 Cup olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 2 tablespoon orange zest

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

  • 1 Pinch of nutmeg powder

  • dry fruits soaked in 1 cup of Rum for over a month (mix of almonds, cashewnuts, raisins, dates, apricot, walnuts, cranberries) keep the drained rum fir mixing in batter

  • 8-10 strawberries for garnishing


  • preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 170 degree Celsius
  • in a bowl add olive oil and sugar and mix with beater till sugar dissolves
  • add yoghurt and vanilla essence, blend properly
  • in a separate bowl sift together refined flour, wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon powder and nutmeg powder and keep aside
  • now add half cup of drained Rum in the wet ingredients and mix nicely.
  • now add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients in small portions and fold together with the help of spatula.
  • now add in the drained dry fruits and orange zest and mix .
  • you can add more rum to adjust the consistency. the consistency of the batter should not be runny.
  • pour the batter into the greased cake tin.
  • tap it gently so that the battery is set properly in the cake tin.
  • bake the cake at 170 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes till the toothpick inserted comes out clean
  • let it come to the room temperature before de- moulding
  • Dust the cake with icing sugar and garnish it with fresh strawberries.
  • if you like you can prick the cake and pour Rum on it. it will make the cake more moist as done traditionally.