Raisin Nut Cake

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves:6
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - plain flour
  • 1 cup - Sugar (finely powdered)
  • 1 cup - Butter
  • 2 - eggs
  • 1/2 tsp - dried Ginger (finely powdered)
  • 2 pinches - Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Orange peel, grated
  • 1/2 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 tbsp - caramel (burnt sugar)
  • 1 - cup Raisins
  • 1/2 cup - nuts (cashews, Walnuts etc)
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • 1/2 tsp - Pineapple essence

How to Make Raisin Nut Cake

  • Take a tbsp of sugar, with just enough water to melt, in a small non-stick pan. Heat the sugar till it caramelises.
  • Remove from stove and add a little water to this to avoid crystallisation.
  • This forms the caramel.
  • Method for Cake:
  • Set oven for preheating at 340 degrees F.
  • Beat eggs and butter well in a bowl.
  • To this, add dried ginger powder, baking powder, cinnamon powder, caramel, vanilla and pineapple essence
  • Then add little by little flour and sugar and mix well.
  • Add the raisins and nuts to this mixture.
  • Mix well.
  • Take a baking pan, pour the mixture and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or till a knife comes out clean.