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 You Don’t Need A Reason To Bake a Cake!

  Last Updated : Jan 15,2019

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Top 10 Cake Recipes

top 10 cake recipes. Cakes are fun. Full stop! There is no arguing with this statement. Cakes are part-and-parcel of any celebration – that’s something we all know. But, the best part about cakes is that they can transform even an ordinary day into a special one. Just the aroma of cake baking in the oven is enough to perk up the mood of each person in that house, and to tickle the curiosity of the neighbours too. Just think about it – how many of us can resist the temptation of crossing a bakery without stepping in and buying something to munch, particularly the ever-popular and totally irresistible Black forest pastry! Well, imagine how much more charming it would be if the same experience came home, into your own kitchen.

Eggless cakes are a delight to bake and a delight to bite into. The heavenly feeling of a soft and spongy Eggless Sponge Cake laced with Homemade Chocolate Sauce, melting in your mouth. Or, the joy of baking an Eggless Marble Cake with your friends and enjoying it warm, with a cup of hot tea. A gooey, fudgy Sizzling Brownie with Rich Vanilla Ice-Cream would be the perfect end to a wonderful meal, while something innovative like the Eggless Semolina and Coconut Cake would be perfect to serve your guests during Christmas time.

If all the buzz about baking and the addictive aroma wafting out of the oven has made your kids eager to bake too, do not discourage them. Let them bake a simple Biscuit Cake. Allow them to get messy and naughty in the kitchen, so they enjoy the experience and want to keep experimenting. To enjoy cooking is as important as appreciating good food. In fact, it is a life skill, which will keep them company at all times – good and bad!

Once you get the hang of baking, you can innovate and come up with endless delicacies, ranging from the Chocolate Banana Cake to the Pineapple Sponge Cake. Start with a sponge, keep developing upon it, and you will end up with a masterpiece!

top 10 cake recipes

 by Tarla Dalal
This sponge cake is just what it should be – perfectly spongy! With the right level of sweetness, a pleasing flavour and melt-in-the-mouth softness, this versatile sponge cake is the ultimate go-to dessert for vegetarians. The proper mix of baking soda and baking powder gives this cake a nice sponginess and rise despite not using eggs. Fondly called the Vegetarian Sponge Cake, this eggless sponge cake can be enjoyed plain or with decorative icings like Mocha Glaze Icing or Orange Butter Icing. The same recipe also lends itself to making other cakes like Pineapple Cake. Note that for this recipe we do not have to add any extra sugar because we are using condensed milk, which gives a rich flavour and texture. You can store this yummy cake in an airtight container at room temperature for a day, or in the fridge for 4-5 days. However, it is best enjoyed fresh and warm when the aroma is at the peak. Enjoy how to make Eggless Sponge Cake recipe with detailed step by step photos below.
If you love the heady aroma of warm, freshly-baked cakes, then this Eggless Chocolate Cake Using Curds is one of the first things you should try. It is so richly-flavoured and so spongy, you can use it in just too many ways! Have a slice right off the oven lace it with honey and serve with tea, top it with ice-cream for dessert, decorate it with your favourite icing for a Birthday Party, or use it to make layered Cakes and other delicious Desserts. Indeed, this eggless chocolate cake offers a perfect base for your masterpieces. Enjoy how to make Eggless Chocolate Cake Using Curds recipe with detailed step by step photos below.
 by Tarla Dalal
Another version of the famous Schwarzwald cake.
 by Tarla Dalal
This Biscuit Cake is a head-turner, with its fabulously good looks. But that’s not all. Its intensely chocolaty flavour, balanced by the salty crispness of digestive biscuits, is a heavenly experience that will delight your senses. The Biscuit Cake is quite easy to make, as it is quickly prepared by mixing a creamy chocolate mixture into broken biscuits, and refrigerating it to set. However, the outcome is so delightful that nobody will believe it was so easy to make!
eggless chocolate brownie recipe | eggless chocolate brownie with condensed milk | Indian style chocolate brownie in an oven | with 20 amazing images. Our eggless chocolate brownie recipe is an Indian style chocolate brownie in an oven. We created this recipe for vegetarians who don’t eat eggs and yet want a rich eggless chocolate brownie using condensed milk. Add some fun to an empty day, with these delectable eggless chocolate brownies. Cooked in an oven, these eggless chocolate brownies have the best possible texture and the most intense flavour, thanks to the effective combination of dark chocolate and condensed milk. Butter and curds together soften the eggless chocolate brownie, replacing eggs in this recipe. These Indian style chocolate brownies can be served plain, laced with chocolate sauce, or topped with ice-cream. Notes and tips on how to make the perfect chocolate brownies. 1. Then sprinkle some plain flour and tap to remove excess flour. This forms a non-stick layer which helps in easy removal of Indian style chocolate brownie. You may line the baking tray with parchment paper or aluminum foil if you don’t wish to dust it with flour. 2. Melted butter gives a rich flavour and chewy texture to the brownie. 3. Add condensed milk. It not only sweetens our brownie but, also works as an egg replacement in this eggless chocolate brownie recipe. It keeps the brownie moist and soft. 4. Use thick curd for this recipe. 5. The deep chocolate flavor, color, and taste of these eggless chocolate brownie come from the melted chocolate so, make use of the best quality chocolate slab or pellets. Many people even use a combination of cocoa powder and melted chocolate. Learn to make eggless chocolate brownie recipe | eggless chocolate brownie with condensed milk | Indian style chocolate brownie in an oven | with step by step photos and video below.
 by Tarla Dalal
The fruity sweetness of bananas and the intoxicating bitterness of cocoa are a made-for-each-other combination, especially when you team them up to make a dessert such as this! This irresistible Chocolate Banana Cake has an intense flavour of chocolate, which is further deepened by the addition of brown sugar. Ideal proportions of all other ingredients including flour, condensed milk, butter and cream result in a perfectly spongy texture too. Enjoy this cake warm with a cup of tea, or top it with a scoop of ice-cream and serve it for dessert!
 by Tarla Dalal
marble cake recipe | eggless marble cake | veg marble cake | easy marble cake | with 22 amazing images. The Eggless Marble Cake is a lusciously spongy cake with the rich and delicious aroma of condensed milk and vanilla, laced with portions of intense dark chocolate cake. It is called Marble Cake because it appears like marble. The cake is soft and is flavourful, simple though tasty. Hosting a High Tea Party, then Eggless Marble Cake is a great accompaniment to your tea. You can make the cake 3 days in advance as it will stay fresh. Just cling wrap Eggless Marble Cake and store it in an airtight box. Once the Marble Cake is baked make sure to demould it after 5 minutes and place it on a rack or else it will have water droplets which will reduce the shelf life of the cake. Marble Cake can be warmed in the microwave and serve with a scoop of Vanilla Ice-Cream. Eggless Marble Cake can also be coated with a layer of Chocolate Truffle Sauce, once it has cooled completely and then slice it to serve. Enjoy how to make Eggless Marble Cake recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.
 by Tarla Dalal
eggless pineapple sponge cake recipe | Indian style pineapple sponge cake | pineapple cake | with amazing 20 images. This spongy pineapple sponge cake is an eggless pineapple cake which is made with canned pineapple, canned pineapple syrup and condensed milk. Yes, this is an eggless pineapple cake perfect for vegetarians and you could also buy it from Indian bakery stores easily. Your Kiddo’s birthday, special occasion or in a mood to bake? We have got you a simple yet super exotic recipe which is pineapple sponge cake. Pineapple cake is a sinful dessert to indulge in. The cake recipe is very simple and easy. 40-45 mins and your pineapple cake is ready!! The flavor and smell of pineapple is heavenly. To make Indian style pineapple sponge cake, grease the tin and keep aside. Further, make a batter by firstly sieving all the dry ingredients like plain flour, baking powder, baking soda together and keep aside. Next take a new bowl and mix the wet ingredients like condensed milk, vanilla essence and melted butter. Mix well and further mix dry and wet ingredients with a spatula and make sure there are no lump left. Also, do not over mix it as the air might knock off and your cake would deflate. Transfer the mixture to the cake tin and bake eggless pineapple cake in an oven for 30 minutes at 180°c. Cake will leave the side when it is ready, cool down and serve eggless pineapple sponge cake immediately. This delectably spongy pineapple cake dotted with chunks of canned pineapple is perfect to be decorated elaborately, to be served as such with tea, or with a topping of ice-cream for dessert. This Indian style pineapple sponge cake derives part of its intense flavour from pineapple syrup and partly from condensed milk. You will find it richer, more colourful and tastier than plain sponges, which is what makes it fit to be served right out of the oven without any frills. Enjoy eggless pineapple sponge cake recipe | Indian style pineapple sponge cake | pineapple cake | detailed step by step recipe photos and video.
 by Tarla Dalal
There is fun in the air, and nobody can resist a treat or two in the weeks leading up to Christmas! Here is yet another treat to enjoy, and share with your friends – to make the festival season even more special. This unique Eggless Semolina and Coconut Cake is made with rava instead of plain flour, which is usually the main ingredient in cakes. That gives this cake an enjoyably crumbly texture, which together with the flakiness of coconut makes the total effect mind-blowing. This recipe uses very little milk, so stick to the quantities mentioned, to get the batter consistency right.
date cake recipe | date walnut cake | eggless date walnut cake | Indian date walnut cake | with 25 amazing images The intense sweetness of dates and the rustic bitterness of walnuts complement each other beautifully in this eggless date walnut cake. An ideal accompaniment for a cup of hot Tea, Chocolate or Coffee , this date cake recipe has a well-balanced and homely flavour that everybody is sure to enjoy. While condensed milk enhances the richness of this Indian date walnut cake a dash of coffee powder adds to its flavour, bringing the overall experience to an incomparably high level! I would like to share some important tips to make the perfect date cake recipe. Always bake date walnut cake in the middle rack. Pre-heat the oven for at least 5-10 minutes. Enjoy date cake recipe | date walnut cake | eggless date walnut cake | Indian date walnut cake with detailed step by step photos.
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You Don’t Need A Reason To Bake a Cake!
 on 12 Oct 17 11:33 AM

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Tarla Dalal    Avni, thanks for the feedback.
08 Mar 18 01:34 PM
You Don’t Need A Reason To Bake a Cake!
 on 23 Jul 17 06:40 PM

Thank u for this eggless cake recipe...
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Very pleased to know that you like the recipe. Please do keep trying more recipes and share your feedback! Happy Cooking!!!
24 Jul 17 08:37 AM
You Don’t Need A Reason To Bake a Cake!
 on 19 Apr 17 02:14 PM

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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Surekha, we are glad you liked our cake selection.
20 Jul 17 09:57 AM
You Don’t Need A Reason To Bake a Cake!
 on 17 Feb 17 05:50 PM

Eggless Date and Walnut Cake, Black Forest, Chocolate Brownie in An Oven, Eggless Chocolate Brownie all above cake recipes my children love very much thanks for lovely collection.
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Tarla Dalal    Delighted to hear that from you Vimal. Keep trying more recipes and share your Feedback. Happy Cooking!!!
18 Feb 17 04:00 PM
You Don’t Need A Reason To Bake a Cake!
 on 27 Dec 16 12:14 AM