Aug 5, 2015

Steamed Cake with Fruit Compote

My second recipe for No Bake Desserts theme is a cake. This is a steam cake, yes you can steam a cake. This steam cakes are not like baked cakes in texture. Steam cakes are more moist, when you serve the cake with a fruit compote that will turn in to a delicious dessert. You can also serve any one chopped fruit and top with whipped cream
 photo steamc.jpg So let's check the recipe....
All purpose flour  ---  1 and half cup
Custard powder  ---   1 tab sp
Baking powder ---3/4 tea sp
sugar  ----   1/2 cup
Vegetable oil  ---  1/4 cup
Milk  ----   1/4 cup
Melted butter  --- 1/4 cup
Eno ----  1 tea sp
Vanilla essence  ---  few drops
Salt  a pinch
1. Shift flour, baking powder, salt and sieve for 2 to 3 times ans keep it ready.
2. Mix oil, butter, sugar and beat till sugar dissolves beat for two minutes and keep it a side for a while.
3. Now mix both flour mixture and oil mixture mix well and add milk, mix well to make pouring consistency,add vanilla essence mix well
4. Pour water in a cooker or a heavy bottom vessel till 2 inch. and place a holder in side the cooker. This holder will keep the cake vessel above the water. Grease a cake pan with little butter.
5. Add eno to the cake batter just before you pour in to the greased cake pan mix well once and pour the batter in to greased vessel.
6. Now place this cake batter vessel in the cooker over the holder.
7.  Close the cooker lid, Don't put the whistle.
8. Steam the cake in medium heat for 30 to 40 minutes
9. Switch off the heat and take out the cake and let it cool for some time and de-mould the cake
 and serve with mixed fruit compote.
Pour the mixed fruit compote on the cake with it's syrup and chill it for one hour and serve.
You can add a scope of ice cream to this to make it more delicious.

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Pavani said...

What a delicious looking steam cake Padma. Love the colorful fruit topping as well.

cookingwithsapana said...

Steamed cake turn out awesome.

Harini R said...

That cake with fruits on top looks very inviting, Padma.

praba said...

steamed cake turned out perfect..very yummy fruit topping..

Sowmya :) said...

This is beautiful. Love the steamed cake. This reminds of the time I had to steam cakes when we had sudden power cuts back in Bangalore!

Srivalli said...

Wow lovely picture Padma..and the recipe sounds fantastic!