Basundi Cake

 My experiments with ingredients continues to fetch me new recipes. While I have always loved the mawa cake that I buy from parsi bakery shops, the magic of it eludes me when I try to make it at home. I have recieved good appreciation no doubt but nothing that personally satisfied me. 

This recipe with basundi although I loved when I made it.  It is so simple to make. You need to try this..

1 cup all purpose flour/ maida
1 cup basundi / sweet evaporated milk
1 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp corn flour
1 tspn elaichi powder/ cardamom essence/ powder
1 tspn baking powder
1 pinch of baking soda

1) Mix the sugar, butter and cream it together
2) Add the basundi, cornflour and cardamom powder together and mix well
3) In another bowl mix the flour,baking soda and baking powder. Sift it well
4) Now add the flour mixture one spoon at a time to the basundi mixture
5) Pour this batter into lined muffin tray
6) Bake for 15 min or until the cakes are cooked in the centre at 180c

Let them stand for few minutes and watch them disappear

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Ms.Chitchat said...

Yum yum, loved the addition of condensed milk. Looks very tempting. Bookmarked.

vaishali sabnani said...

Looks great pradnya but don't you think 1 cup butter is a little too much for 1 cup flour?
Flavors sound great though!

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

Wow that is tempting.. Love basundi as such.. Putting it in a cake.... Yummmm

Srivalli said...

what a lovely combinations you got there in your muffin Pradnya...I love such experiments too, though I hardly have takers :(

Priya Srinivasan said...

aww, basundi in a cake, can i have some please, that is soooo delicious!! :)

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Basundi cake sounds innovative and looks festive..

Priya Suresh said...

Wow basundi cake, that definitely an interesting one, the name itself is very catchy Pradnya.

Varadas Kitchen said...

I was so curious when I saw the name of this recipe. Very innovative. You have come up with some very unique recipes.

Suma Gandlur said...

That sounds more yummy with that basundi take. In lieu of it, do you think condensed milk works better or evaporated milk?

Usha said...

I remember commenting on this post. Anyways, basundi as a ingredient is a cool idea.

Srividhya said...

Love the addition of basundi. yummm

Harini-Jaya R said...

Very innovative use of basundi.

rajani said...

No wonder they disappear. The very name sounds delicious. it

Pavani N said...

That is such a rich and decadent cupcake. Sounds sooooo delicious.

Saraswathi Tharagaram said...

Interesting cake!! Hope this would taste similar to mawa cake!! going to try this!!

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