mawa cake recipe
eggless mawa cake recipe - cardamom spiced eggless buttery cake with a caramelized milky flavor. made with mawa or khoya, whole wheat flour and butter.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 10 to 12
- 2 cups all purpose flour (maida ) Or whole wheat flour (atta) Or half-half of both
- 2/3 to 1 cup tightly packed crumbled mawa (khoya or evaporated milk solids) - about 120 to 140 grams of mawa (khoya)
- 1 cup whole milk
- 4 tablespoon cream - low fat 25% to 30%. (i added amul cream)
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- 140 to 150 grams unsalted white butter or unsalted yellow butter - at room temperature
- 1 cup fine granuled sugar or 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon cardamom powder (choti elaichi powder) Or 8 to 10 green cardamoms crushed finely in a mortar-pestle
preparation for mawa cake
grease a 7 to 8 inches round pan with butter. dust some flour on it. shake and tap the pan so that the flour spreads evenly.
you can also line the cake pan with butter paper or parchment paper.
preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius.
grease some butter on the butter paper or parchment paper.
crumble the mawa and keep aside. you can also grate the mawa.
making mawa cake
take butter and sugar in a bowl or pan.
cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy. you can use a stand mixer, food processor or an electric beater to cream the butter and sugar.
add the crumbled mawa and mix very well.
then add the flour sieved with baking soda and baking powder directly into the cake mixture.
sprinkle the cardamom powder. pour the milk and cream.
fold everything till the flour, milk and cream are incorporated well in the cake batter.
pour the mawa cake batter in the prepared cake pan.
place the pan in the pre heated oven at 180 degrees C and bake mawa cake for 45 to 1 hour, till you the top is browned and a tooth pick inserted in the cake comes out clean.
if baking cupcakes, then just bake for 20 to 25 mins or till the tops are browned.
allow the mawa cake to cool down.
slice the mawa cake and serve plain with tea or coffee.
Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 199mg | Potassium: 99mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 136mg | Iron: 1.2mg