Eggless Plum Cake

Eggless Plum Cake

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 4320

Cook Time : 45

Total Time : 4365

Ingredients

Serves 8

  • Ingredients for soaking: fresh orange juice – 1 cup extra for feeding while soaking Dry fruits – 1 cup chopped (Raisin, black raisin, dates, figs, dried Cranberries, Tutti Fruitti) Orange zest – 1 tsp

  • For the cake : All Purpose Flour – 1 cup Curd – 2 tbsps Butter – 100 gms room temperature Baking Soda – ½ tsp Baking powder – ½ tsp Sugar – ¾ cup Nuts – ½ cup chopped (pistachios, walnut, cashewnuts, almonds) Orange juice – ½ cup Spice powder – 1 tsp (cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and cloves) Vanilla essence – ½ tsp

Directions

  • 01

    In a glass jar soak the dry fruits. Make sure the fruits are well immersed in the juice. (I Kept for 3 days)

  • 02

    Add the chopped nuts to the soaked fruit jar just few hours ahead of baking and mix well. Grease a cake pan and preheat the oven @180° for 10 mins

  • 03

    In a mixing bowl add the curd and baking soda, mix well and keep aside for 10 mins.

  • 04

    Sieve the flour, baking powder, spice powder, mix well and keep aside.

  • 05

    In a sauce pan add the sugar and heat till it starts to melt and get a nice brown colour but do not over caramalised the sugar. Turn off and add 1-2 tbsps water and stir well and let it cool down

  • 06

    In the curd mixture add the butter and mix till smooth.

  • 07

    Add vanilla essence, orange juice, caramalised sugar and mix.

  • 08

    .Add the flour mixture and gently fold to make a smooth batter. Add the soaked dry fruits and nuts to the batter and gently fold. Do not over mix the batter. .

  • 09

    Pour the batter into the greased pan and tap the cake pan 2-3 times. Garnish with soaked fruits and nuts. This is optional

  • 10

    Bake for 40-45 mins. A tooth pick inserted should come out clean. Remove from oven, let it cool down, invert, cut and serve.

Review

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