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Pressure-Cooked Cake

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves:6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups - plain flour (maida).
  • 1 cup - powdered sugar.
  • 1 - egg.
  • 1/2 cup - refined oil or plain butter.
  • 1 tsp - baking powder.
  • 1 cup - milk.
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence.

How to Make

  • Beat the egg well.
  • Mix sugar and oil together, stirring hard till the mixture becomes light and fluffy.
  • Add the beaten egg to this mixture.
  • Mix well to blend all ingredients thoroughly.
  • Now prepare a mixture of plain flour (maida) and baking powder and sieve it to avoid lumps.
  • Now gradually add this maida mixture to the batter prepared by mixing sugar, oil and egg.
  • If the mixture becomes thick, add a small amount of milk to make it smooth.
  • Add vanilla essence to the batter and again blend well.
  • Baking the cake:
  • Use an aluminium baking tin, 6 inches in diameter, so that it can easily get into the pressure cooker.
  • Grease it on the insides and dust with maida, evenly.
  • Pour the mixture into the tin.
  • Heat the pressure cooker on high heat for 2 mins.
  • Place the container on a trivet. Don't add any water in the pressure cooker.
  • Close the cooker lid and do not put the whistle on. Lower the flame from high to low after 2 minutes.
  • Let it cook for 40 mins, then turn off the heat. Do not open the lid immediately.
  • After 10 mins, open the lid to check whether the cake is done.
  • For icing/decoration:
  • Spoon whipped cream all over it, toss some desiccated coconut on it (or) spoon some chocolate fudge icing on it and sprinkle choco-shavings or cocoa powder on the top.