As the name suggests it is a cake prepared in a pressure cooker. Spongy and soft cake prepared without any oven in a pressure cooker is a pressure cooker cake. It has the perfect texture and great flavors and taste. The best part about this cooker cake recipe is that it has been prepared without any eggs. The cake has been flavored with vanilla. However, you can flavor it any way you like. The cake tastes absolutely delish without any frosting but the same can be frosted for any special occasion. The pressure cooker cake calls for
However, if you are a frequent baker, I would advise you to invest in an oven. Baking cakes in pressure cooker is not the best thing to do. In this blog you will find step by step instructions on how to make cake in cooker?
All-purpose flour (maida): The pressure cooker cake has been prepared using all-purpose flour. I have yet to try this recipe with whole wheat flour.
Sugar: Powdered sugar has been used. 1 cup of powdered sugar is required. Make sure to measure 1 cup powdered sugar; do not take 1 cup granulated sugar.
Fat: Oil has been used in this recipe. Oil makes the cake moister.
Leavening agents: Baking soda and baking powder have been used. You can use fruit salt such as Eno instead of baking soda if you do not like the soapy flavor of the baking soda.
Flavoring agents: Vanilla essence and salt have been used to give flavor to the pressure cooker cake. You can add nuts or chocolate chips or other flavors of your choice.
As already mentioned a cooker, large enough is needed, wherein the pan can fit. Salt has been used. It helps to keep the temperature in the cooker high as much is required to bake the cake. You will need a stand on which the cake tin can be placed so that the tin doesn’t come in contact with the salt. The cooker has to be preheated. Remember to remove the whistle of the cooker at the time of preheating as well as at the time of baking the cake. Other than these take care of the following points:
Other than this recipe, there is one more recipe on the blog wherein the cake has been prepared in cooker. The recipe can be found here. You might also like to see how to make besan nankhatai in a kadai. Other than these here is our collection of eggless cake and cookies recipes.
Serve a slice of cooker cake with a cup of tea for weekend teatime.
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1.This recipe makes a 6 inch cake.
2.Place a large cooker on high flame.
3.Add 1-2 cups of salt (such that the entire surface of cooker is well coated with salt).
4.Put a stand in the cooker.
5.Close the cooker. Remove the whistle. Let the cooker preheat for 5-7 minutes.
6.Take a 6” cake pan.
7.Brush it with oil, base as well as the sides.
8.Place a parchment paper on the base.
9.Grease the parchment paper.
10.Dust the cake pan with flour.
11.Place a large sieve over a large bowl.
12.Add 1 cup powdered sugar into the sieve.
14.Add ¼ cup of oil.
16.Mix till smooth.
17.Again place the large sieve on the mixing bowl. Add 1 cup all purpose flour (maida).
18.Next ½ tsp baking soda.
19.Add 1 tsp baking powder.
20.Also add in ¼ tsp salt.
22.Add ¼ cup oil.
24.It will be lumpy.
25.Add ¼ cup milk gradually.
27.Add 1tsp of vanilla essence.
29.Mix till smooth and lump free. Do not over mix.
30.Pour the batter in the greased pan.
31.Pat the cake pan 2-3 times.
32.Put the cake tin in the preheated cooker.
33.Bake on low flame for 40-45 minutes or till the inserted toothpick comes out clean.
34.Let the cake cool down for 10 minutes, thereafter demould it.
35.Let it cool down completely. You can sprinkle some powdered sugar and top it with some cherries.
36.Serve. Bon appetite!
PREP TIME 20 minutes
COOK TIME 40 minutes
TOTAL TIME 1 hour
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