The Eggless wonder 🍫

“Feeling my way through the darkness

Guided by a beating heart…

I can’t tell where the journey will end

But I know where to start..

They tell me I’m too young to understand.

They say I’m caught up in a dream.

Well life will pass me by if I don’t open up my eyes…Well that’s…. fine by me..” ( Lyrics courtesy : Wake me up by Avicii )

I can’t get this song out of my head today … life is a song ..isn’t it beautiful how one song can take you back to a moment in time, like nothing else can ??!! This eggless wonder pushed me out of my comfort zone to perfect the art of cake making without eggs, a concept I took time to get used to! There really is nothing you can’t do .. if you put your mind to it ! It woke me up .. just like Avicii’s song .. happy baking ♥️

 

Ingredients:

All Purpose Flour – 2 cups

Cornflour – 1/2 cup

Baking powder – 2 tsp

Baking soda – 1 tsp

Salt – 1/2 tsp

Sweetened Condensed milk – 400gms

Orange juice – 1/2 cup

Water – 1/2 cup

Vinegar – 1 1/2 tbsp

Melted unsalted butter – 1 cup

Orange rind -1 tbsp

Pure Vanilla Extract – 2 tsp

Method:

Preheat oven to 175 C

Grease and flour a 9×13 inch pan or line 2 cup cake trays (24 nos.)

Sift flour, cornflour, baking powder, baking soda, salt in a bowl. Make a well and pour in condensed milk, orange juice, water, melted butter. Fold in orange rind.

Mix well and pour into a prepared tin and bake for 30 mins or until done.

Serve warm. I added a chocolate topping and dressed it up a bit as it was for a birthday celeb !

Add a pinch of love ♥️:

Soak with an orange syrup to get an ultra moist cake.

Orange soaking syrup :

Juice of 1 orange

Granulated Sugar – 60 gm

In a pan heat until the sugar melts.

Take off fire.

Add Rum – 1 tbsp .

Spoon this syrup over the warm cake. Double the syrup to make it into a pudding cake and serve with fresh custard and orange segments.

xoxo,

Sareeka ♥️

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