Eggless Mawa Cake Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Delicious Eggless Mawa Cake Recipe - a soft, fluffy, eggless cake made with evaporated milk (mawa), cream, milk and spiced with cardamom powder.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 150 gm all purpose flour
  • 75 gm unsalted butter or white butter at room temperature
  • 150 gm powdered sugar
  • 100 gm evaporated milk (mawa) unsweetened
  • 100 ml milk
  • 4 tbsp cream
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼th tsp cooking soda
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp fresh cardamom powder
  • ¼th cup cashewnuts
How to make the recipe?
  1. Firstly sift flour, baking powder, soda, salt and cardamom powder.
  2. Heat a pan with mawa.
  3. Add milk, creamand simmer for 3-4 mins. Keep stirring or until they combine nicely and starts thickening.
  4. Switch off the gas and place aside.
  5. Cream butter and sugar until smooth and fluffy.
  6. Add the thickened milk-mawa mixture.
  7. Manually beat or with electric beater until they appear even.
  8. Fold the sifted flour into batches of three.
  9. Pour the batter into the greased pan. I always grease my pan with butter and dust some flour.
  10. Top with cashew.
  11. Bake in a preheated oven at 180ÂșC for 40-45 mins or until the toothpick comes out clean.
  12. Allow to cool and gently unmould the pan.
  13. Slice your mawa cake and eat them warm or chilled with tea or coffee.
1. Please don't over-bake or under-bake this cake.
2. Best signs your cake is baked when your house fills with the aroma, cake starts leaving the edges of the pan, when toothpick inserted towards the center-bottom comes out clean.
3. If your toothpick comes out moist or wet then bake for some more time.
4. Never tamper with the oven door while your cake bakes else your cake might sink or not rise evenly.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at