Eggless Whole Wheat Tutti Frutti Cake

tutifruti cake

This cake is not only delicious but a healthier option to pacify those hunger pangs. It is also quick enough for unexpected guests and fancy enough for a gift. All you need is few ingredients and a love of baking.

Makes one – 6” cake
Serves 8-10
Calorie count  – 229 calories/serving

Ingredients

  • 1 ½  cup sifted whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup Brown sugar *
  • ½ cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup Buttermilk**
  • 2 tsp Instant coffee powder mixed in 2 tbsp boiling water
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • ½ cup Melted butter***
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1/3 cup Mixed tutti frutti
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup water

Method

1. Pre heat oven to 180C.

2. Line a 6 or 7 inch cake tin with parchment paper and keep aside.

3. Sift together the baking powder, salt and flour.

4. In a bowl, mix the buttermilk, vanilla essence, butter and coffee.

5. To the moist ingredients, add the sugar and half the flour mixture.

6. Mix it using a spatula.

7. Fold in the rest of the flour, water and tutti frutti.

8. The cake batter and use the drop method to check for consistency. (When a dollop of the batter is raised in a spoon and dropped from a small height, it must fall off and not pour)

9. Transfer the batter to the lined cake tin and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes.

10. Once about 25 min of cooking time is elapsed, insert a skewer in the center of the cake and it should come out clean. If it does not, give it a few more minutes in the oven.

11. Take it out on a cooling rack and let it sit in the tin for atleast 10-15 min before trying to unmould it.

Tips-
In case light brown sugar is not available, you may use white granulated sugar.
** To make buttermilk, to 1 cup milk we need to 1 tsp vinegar and allow it to curdle. This should take about 5 minute .
*** Oil can be replaced in place of melted butter

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