Eggless Sweet Lime (Mousambi) Cake with Sweet lime Glaze

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Eggless Sweet Lime (Mousambi) Cake with Sweet lime Glaze


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 35 Min

Total Time : 55 Min


Serves : 5
  • Flour or Maida – 1 1/4th cup

  • Baking Powder– 1 tsp

  • Baking Soda – 1/2 tsp

  • Salt – 1/4 tsp or a pinch

  • Fresh Sweet lime Juice– 3/4 cup (Fresh and sweet)

  • Sweet Lime Zest – 3/4 tbsp + 1 tsp

  • Crystal Sugar – 1/2 cup

  • Thick Curd – 1/2 cup

  • Oil – 1/2 cup

  • Vanilla Essence – 1/2 tsp

  • Sweet Lime glaze – Castor sugar – 3-4 tbsp

  • Vanilla Essence – 1 small drop

  • Sweet Lime juice – 2-3 tbsp


  • Preheat oven at 180°C.
  • Mix all wet ingredients Oil, Sweet lime Juice, Zest, curd, Vanilla Essence in a bowl. Add sugar. Whisk well until sugar dissolves and mixtures becomes fluffy.
  • Sift Maida, baking powder, baking soda together twice or thrice for any impurities. Add salt. Mix well. Keep aside
  • Mix dry ingredients slowly into wet mixture. Fold gently
  • Cut a length of parchment pepper or butter pepper long enough to line the bottom of the pan.
  • Pour the batter in a greased pan. Lightly tap so that batter is spread evenly and there are no air bubbles.
  • Top it with sweet line zest.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes. Insert a toothpick, it should come out clean. Let the pan sit on a counter for 5 minutes.
  • Flip cake and let it cool on wire rack or transfer it into the refrigerator.
  • Glaze – In a small bowl take castor sugar. Slowly add sweet lime juice until glaze is smooth and has desired consistency. (add more juice or sugar if the glaze is too thick or thin). Add a small drop of Vanilla essence. Mix well.
  • Drizzle glaze over a cake. keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • Slice and serve.