Almond Cake Recipe – Easy Almond Cake Recipe

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    Almond Cake Recipe – Easy Almond Cake Recipe

    Eggless almond cake prepared with almond powder is relished the most by kids as well elders.  This super spongy cake can be easily prepared at home without any hustle and bustle. The amazing taste of almonds in the cake makes it more devouring. 

    You can make this eggless almond cake for your loved ones on any special occasion. Cake is everyone’s favorite and it can be prepared in several ways. So, this time try out making almond cake with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions. Enjoy! 

    Directions

    Getting ready:

    Apply some ghee on the silicon baking tray. Grease it really well using a brush.

    almond cakeMaking:

    Take melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar to it. Mix them really well until the mixture turns fluffy.

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    Afterward, add condensed milk to the butter-sugar mixture. Whisk everything together until the mixture turns into smooth and fluffy batter. Keep the batter aside.

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    In another bowl, take refined flour, baking soda and baking powder in it. Mix everything nicely and strain the mixture twice through a sieve.

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    Now add almond powder and green cardamom powder to the flour mixture. Mix properly. Dry ingredients are ready, keep it aside.

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    Mix 2 tsp milk and instant coffee powder really well in a small bowl until the coffee granules dissolves completely. Add this mixture to the butter-sugar-condensed milk mixture and mix properly.

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    Now add dry ingredients mixture to the wet ingredients mixture and stir gently until everything is mixed well.

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    Add some milk to the cake batter and mix well. Batter should be of pouring consistency. It should not be too thick or too thin. 2-3 tbsp of milk is left and the rest has been added to the batter.

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    Pour the batter into the greased baking tray. Pat the tray to level the batter. Place the almonds on top maintaining some distance among them.

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    Place the baking tray inside the preheated oven and bake the cake for 20 minutes at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. After 20 minutes, take the cake out and check. It hasn’t baked yet. Place it back inside the oven and bake it for 5 more minutes on same temperature. After 5 minutes, check the cake. It has turned golden brown from the edges but the center is still not baked through. Keep it back inside the oven and bake it for 10 minutes at 160 degree centigrade. After 10 minutes, check the cake. It hasn’t baked from the center yet so place it back inside the oven and bake it for another 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, it is still uncooked from the center. Place it back inside the oven and bake it for 5 minutes more.

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    After 5 minutes, take the cake out. Cake has turned golden brown from top. To check, insert a knife in the cake. If it comes out clean then the cake is baked aptly. Almond cake is ready. It took 50 minutes to bake the cake perfectly.

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    Once the cake cools down completely, take it out from the silicon baking tray and place it on a plate.

    almond cakeServing:

    Serve this soft, spongy and delicious almond cake straightaway. Store this cake in refrigerator and relish eating it for 15-20 days.

    Suggestions

    • Baking time varies from oven to oven. So, bake the cake setting the temperature for some minutes while checking in-between until the cake turns golden brown from top and baked through aptly. Knife should come out clean when inserted in it.
    • You can substitute instant coffee powder with vanilla essence. Prepare this cake in any shape as desired.
    Almond Cake Recipe - Easy Almond Cake Recipe almond cake
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    Recipe type: Sweets
    Cuisine: Indian
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    Serves: 4
     
    Ingredients
    • Almond powder – 1 cup (120 grams)
    • Refined flour – 1 cup (120 grams)
    • Milk – 1 cup
    • Powdered sugar - ½ cup (75 grams)
    • Butter - ½ cup (100 grams)
    • Condensed milk - ½ cup
    • Almonds – 15-20
    • Green cardamom – 6-7
    • Baking powder – 1 tsp
    • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
    • Instant coffee powder – 1 tsp
    Instructions
    1. Apply some ghee on the silicon baking tray. Grease it really well using a brush. Take melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it turns fluffy.
    2. Once the mixture turns fluffy, add condensed milk into it. Mix it through. Whisk everything together until it turns into smooth and fluffy batter. Keep it aside. In another bowl take refined flour and add baking soda and baking powder into it. Mix it well and strain the mixture through a sieve.
    3. Now add almond powder and green cardamom powder into it. Mix it really well. Dry ingredients are now mixed and ready. Keep it aside. Add 2 tsp milk into the instant coffee powder and keep mixing it until the coffee granules dissolves completely. Add this to the butter-sugar-condensed milk mixture. Mix it really well.
    4. Now add dry ingredients mixture into the wet ingredients mixture. Stir it gently until everything is mixed well. The batter has turned thick add some milk into it. Mix it really well. Batter should be of pouring consistency. It should not be too thick or too thin. 2-3 tbsp of milk is left.
    5. Pour the batter into the greased baking tray. Pat the tray to level the batter. Place the almonds on top. Maintain some distance between the almonds. Place the baking tray inside the preheated oven and bake the cake for 50 minutes at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. Check after every 10 to 15 minutes.
    6. Later, cake will become golden brown from top. To check, insert a knife into the cake. If it comes out clean then the cake is baked aptly. Almond cake is baked through. Allow it cool down completely. Afterward, take it out from the silicon baking tray. Place it on a plate.
    7. Serve this soft, spongy and delicious almond cake as it is after any meal or have it whenever you crave for something sweet. Store this cake in refrigerator and relish eating it for 15-20 days. Enjoy!

     

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