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Eggless Fruit and Nut Cake Recipe

Eggless Fruit and Nut Cake Recipe

Eggless fruit and nuts cake is very pleasing in taste and is liked by almost everyone. The sweet nutty taste gives an extra flavor to the delicious cake. You can serve it on special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries. A bite of this yummy cake will keep you energized for the whole of winter season.

Here is an easy step by step recipe with pictures to make Eggless fruit and nut cake. Do make this luscious and mouth-watering eggless fruit and nut cake and serve it as a dessert after any meal or have it whenever you crave for something sweet. Enjoy

Directions

Getting ready:

Chop the walnuts, almonds and cashews into small chunks. Place them in separate bowls.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

Take a baking tray and evenly apply some butter/oil on it. Now place a round shaped butter paper of same size as the base of the baking tray into it. Grease it with butter as well.

Eggless fruit and nut cakeMaking:

Take a big mixing bowl and place a sieve over it. Put refined flour, baking powder and baking soda on the sieve and strain the mixture twice so that it mixes well. Keep it aside.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

Now take melted butter in a big bowl and add powdered sugar and condensed milk into it. Stir to mix everything really well until the mixture turns fluffy. Add some milk as well and mix it thoroughly.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

After that, add refined flour mixture into it followed by the remaining milk. Gently mix everything together. Don’t whisk the batter.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

Now add chopped cashews, chopped walnuts, raisins, chopped almonds and tutti fruiti into the batter. Mix all the ingredients really well. Batter for making cake is now ready.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

Transfer the cake batter into the greased baking tray. Spread it evenly and tap the baking tray to dissolve the air-gaps and level the batter.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

Preheat the microwave at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. After that, place the baking tray inside and bake the cake for 25 minutes at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. Check later.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

After 25 minutes, take out the tray. It hasn’t cooked yet. Place it back into the microwave and bake it for another 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. 10 minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cake has turned golden brown from top. To check, insert a knife into the cake. Cake is sticking on the knife. Cake is still uncooked from inside. Place it back inside the microwave and bake it for another for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, take the cake out. Cake has turned golden brown from top. Insert a knife into the cake. This time it came out clean, the cake is baked aptly. Cake is now baked through. It took 45 minutes to bake the cake. Allow it cool down completely.

Eggless fruit and nut cake

When cake cools down slightly, rotate a knife around the edges of the cake then place a plate on the baking tray and flip the sides. Then gently remove the baking tray. Take off the butter paper from the cake. Cake is ready to serve.

Eggless fruit and nut cakeServing:

Cut a wedge of this luscious and mouth-watering eggless fruit and nut cake and serve it as a dessert after any meal or have it whenever you crave for something sweet. Keep the cake in refrigerator and have it for about 1 month. Enjoy!

Suggestions

  • Baking time varies from microwave to microwave. So, firstly bake the cake for 25 minutes and then keep baking it for few minutes while checking in-between until the cake turns golden brown from top and baked through aptly.

Eggless Fruit and Nut Cake Recipe
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1.5 cup
  • Powdered sugar - ¾ cup
  • Butter - ¾ cup
  • Milk - ¾ cup
  • Cashews - ½ cup
  • Walnuts - ½ cup
  • Raisins - ½ cup
  • Almonds - ½ cup
  • Baking soda - ½ tsp
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Tutti fruitti - ½ cup
  • Condensed milk - ½ cup
Instructions
  1. Chop the walnuts, almonds and cashews into small chunks. Place them in separate bowls.
  2. Take a baking tray and evenly apply some butter/oil on it. Now place a round shaped butter paper of same size as the base of the baking tray into it. Grease it with butter as well.
  3. Take a big mixing bowl and place a sieve over it. Put refined flour, baking powder and baking soda on the sieve and strain the mixture twice so that it mixes well. Keep it aside.
  4. Now take melted butter in a big bowl and add powdered sugar and condensed milk into it. Stir to mix everything really well until the mixture turns fluffy. Add some milk as well and mix it thoroughly.
  5. After that, add refined flour mixture into it followed by the remaining milk. Gently mix everything together. Don't whisk the batter.
  6. Now add chopped cashews, chopped walnuts, raisins, chopped almonds and tutti fruiti into the batter. Mix all the ingredients really well. Batter for making cake is now ready.
  7. Transfer the cake batter into the greased baking tray. Spread it evenly and tap the baking tray to dissolve the air-gaps and level the batter.
  8. Preheat the microwave at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. After that, place the baking tray inside and bake the cake for 25 minutes at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. Check later.
  9. After 25 minutes, take out the tray. It hasn't cooked yet. Place it back into the microwave and bake it for another 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. 10 minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cake has turned golden brown from top. To check, insert a knife into the cake. Cake is sticking on the knife. Cake is still uncooked from inside. Place it back inside the microwave and bake it for another for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, take the cake out. Cake has turned golden brown from top. Insert a knife into the cake. This time it came out clean, the cake is baked aptly. Cake is now baked through. It took 45 minutes to bake the cake. Allow it cool down completely.
  10. When cake cools down slightly, rotate a knife around the edges of the cake then place a plate on the baking tray and flip the sides. Then gently remove the baking tray. Take off the butter paper from the cake. Cake is ready to serve.
  11. Cut a wedge of this luscious and mouth-watering eggless fruit and nut cake and serve it as a dessert after any meal or have it whenever you crave for something sweet. Keep the cake in refrigerator and have it for about 1 month. Enjoy!

 

Eggless Christmas cake Recipe – Indian Christmas Cake recipe

Eggless Christmas cake Recipe – Indian Christmas Cake recipe

Eggless christmas cake is is a perfect dessert and a treat for everyone. This is an easy and great recipe for making christmas cake using refined flour, dry plums, loads of dry fruits and condensed milk. This cake is spiced cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and black peppercorns giving it a unique and really sumptuous.

The taste of this cake prepared with lots of dry fruits and Indian spices is surely a must try and also its shelf life is more as compared to the normal cakes. Eggless christmas cake is an amazing, fragrant, light, moist and super scrumptious cake that everyone will surely like eating. So, here is a great and simple recipe for making black forest cake at your home. Try making it yourself and impress your dear ones. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Take a dry plum, discard its seeds and chop it into fine pieces with the help of a knife or scissor.

Christmas cake

Peel the green cardamom and crush its seeds along with cloves, black peppercorns, cinnamon stick and nutmeg into fine powder. Chop the walnuts into fine pieces.Christmas cake recipe

Take an orange and peel off its orange skin to prepare the orange zest. Similarly, peel the yellow skin of the lemon to make lemon zest. Make sure you don’t peel the white part.

Christmas cake

Place a baking tray on the butter paper and cut the same sized round butter as per baking tray. Put the butter paper inside the baking tray and grease the baking tray as well as butter paper evenly with butter.

Christmas cake recipeMaking:

Take a big mixing bowl and place a sieve over it. Put baking powder and refined flour on the sieve and strain the mixture twice so that it mixes well. Keep it aside.Christmas cake recipe

Now take salted butter in a big bowl and add khand and gur khand into it. Stir to mix everything really well until the mixture turns fluffy.

Christmas cake recipe

When the khand-butter mixture turns fluffy, add condensed milk into it. Mix it thoroughly until the mixture turns even.

Christmas cake recipe

After that, add refined flour mixture into it followed by crushed spices. Gently mix everything together. Don’t whisk the batter.

Christmas cake

Add lemon zest, orange zest, chopped walnuts, raisins, chopped dried plums and tutti fruiti into the batter. Mix all the ingredients really well.

Christmas cake

Once everything is mixed well, add vanilla essence and milk into the batter. Mix it through as well. Batter for making cake is now ready.

Christmas cake recipe

Transfer the cake batter into the greased baking tray. Spread it evenly and tap the baking tray to dissolve the air-gaps and level the batter.

Christmas cake recipe

Put the peeled almonds on the top of the batter. Arrange them maintaining some distance between the almonds.

Christmas cake recipe

Preheat the microwave on convection mode at 180 degree centigrade for 5 minutes. Keep the baking tray on the net stand placed inside the microwave and bake the cake for 35 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. After 35 minutes, take the cake out. It hasn’t baked yet. Place it back inside the oven and bake it for 10 more minutes on same temperature. After 10 minutes, check the cake. Cake it not baked yet. Place it back inside the microwave and now bake the cake for 10 minutes on 170 degree centigrade.

Christmas cake recipe

After 10 minutes, take the cake out. Cake has turned golden brown from top. To check, insert a thin rod or knife into the cake. If it comes out clean then the cake is baked aptly. Cake is now baked through. It took 55 minutes to bake the cake. Allow it cool down completely.

Christmas cake recipe

After a while, cake has cooled down. Now rotate a knife around the edges of the cake then gently remove the baking tray and place the cake on a plate.

Christmas cake recipeServing:

Garnish this mouth-watering and luscious eggless christmas cake with glazed cherry pieces and cut the wedges and serve it as it is. Store this cake in refrigerator and relish eating for about a month.

Christmas cake recipeSuggestions

  • If you are using unsalted butter then add a pinch of salt into it.
  • Instead of dry plums you can also take dry khumani or dry grapes.
  • If you want to make this cake with eggs then add 4 eggs into the butter-khand mixture instead of condensed milk and 300 grams of khand.
  • Baking time varies from oven to oven. So, firstly bake the cake for 35 minutes and then keep baking it for few minutes while checking in-between until the cake turns golden brown from top and baked through aptly.

Eggless Christmas cake Recipe - Indian Christmas Cake recipeChristmas cake recipe
Author: 
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 250 grams (2 cup)
  • Dry plums – 200 grams
  • Raisins – 200 grams
  • Walnuts – 100 grams
  • Salted butter – 200 grams (1 cup)
  • Condensed milk – 300 grams (¾ cup)
  • Gur khand – 100 grams (½ cup)
  • Khand - ½ cup
  • Tutti frutti – 50 grams
  • Cherries – 8-10 (glazed)
  • Almonds – 15-20 (peeled)
  • Orange zest – 1 tsp
  • Lemon zest – 1 tsp
  • Green cardamom – 6-7
  • Cinnamon stick - ½ inch
  • Cloves – 2
  • Nutmeg – 2-3 pinches
  • Black peppercorns – 5
  • Baking powder – 2 tsp
  • Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
  • Milk - ½ cup
Instructions
  1. Take a dry plum, discard its seeds and chop it into fine pieces with the help of a knife or scissor.Peel the green cardamom and crush its seeds along with cloves, black peppercorns, cinnamon stick and nutmeg into fine powder. Chop the walnuts into fine pieces.
  2. Take an orange and peel off its orange skin to prepare the orange zest. Similarly, peel the yellow skin of the lemon to make lemon zest. Make sure you don't peel the white part.
  3. Place a baking tray on the butter paper and cut the same sized round butter as per baking tray. Put the butter paper inside the baking tray and grease the baking tray as well as butter paper evenly with butter.
  4. Take a big mixing bowl and place a sieve over it. Put baking powder and refined flour on the sieve and strain the mixture twice so that it mixes well. Keep it aside.
  5. Now take salted butter in a big bowl and add khand and gur khand into it. Stir to mix everything really well until the mixture turns fluffy. When the khand-butter mixture turns fluffy, add condensed milk into it. Mix it thoroughly until the mixture turns even.
  6. After that, add refined flour mixture into it followed by crushed spices. Gently mix everything together. Don't whisk the batter.
  7. Add lemon zest, orange zest, chopped walnuts, raisins, chopped dried plums and tutti fruiti into the batter. Mix all the ingredients really well. Once everything is mixed well, add vanilla essence and milk into the batter. Mix it through as well. Batter for making cake is now ready.
  8. Transfer the cake batter into the greased baking tray. Spread it evenly and tap the baking tray to dissolve the air-gaps and level the batter. Put the peeled almonds on the top of the batter. Arrange them maintaining some distance between the almonds.
  9. Preheat the microwave on convection mode at 180 degree centigrade for 5 minutes. Keep the baking tray on the net stand placed inside the microwave and bake the cake for 35 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. After 35 minutes, take the cake out. It hasn't baked yet. Place it back inside the oven and bake it for 10 more minutes on same temperature. After 10 minutes, check the cake. Cake it not baked yet. Place it back inside the microwave and now bake the cake for 10 minutes on 170 degree centigrade.
  10. After 10 minutes, take the cake out. Cake has turned golden brown from top. To check, insert a thin rod or knife into the cake. If it comes out clean then the cake is baked aptly. Cake is now baked through. It took 55 minutes to bake the cake. Allow it cool down completely.
  11. After a while, cake has cooled down. Now rotate a knife around the edges of the cake then gently remove the baking tray and place the cake on a plate. Garnish this mouth-watering and luscious eggless christmas cake with glazed cherry pieces and cut the wedges and serve it as it is. Store this cake in refrigerator and relish eating for about a month.