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Grandma's Cake With Nimbu Mirchi Twist

Grandma's Cake With Nimbu Mirchi Twist


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 70

Total Time : 85


Serves 10

  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 tin condensed milk (400 ml)

  • 1/2 cups sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1-1/4 cups milk

  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

  • 1/2 fresh red chilli, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts


  • 01

    Preheat oven to 160°C. Grease a medium sized cake pan with butter and dust with flour.

  • 02

    In a bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.

  • 03

    In a small saucepan, heat milk and butter just until butter is melted.

  • 04

    In a big bowl, beat the condensed milk and sugar for 4-5 minutes until mixture is light and creamy. Add the vanilla and mix.

  • 05

    Carefully pour milk mixture into the creamed condensed milk, and mix for a minute or so.

  • 06

    Gradually add flour mixture in two batches and fold the mix gently together with a metal spoon using big scooping movements.

  • 07

    Then add lemon juice, lemon zest, chopped red chilli and nuts, fold the rest in very gently.

  • 08

    Pour the batter into a greased baking pan. Bake at 160°C for 44-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.



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