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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Eggless Pineapple and coconut cake

This recipe is almost a copy of Dr Sameena's cake. Mine is eggless, and with a few changes.

I was slightly worried about using coconut, because Niket hates it. But I think he didn't even know abt the secret ingredient! The cake was over amongst the two of us in 2 days! It was good warm as well as after a day.

I didn't have any eggs at home so I subbed egg with soy flour, baking soda and sour cream.

For flour, I used 1 Whole wheat flour, 1/2 oats and 1/2 all purpose / maida.

I didn't have pineapple juice, but about 3/4 cup of chopped pineapple.

Ingredients-
1/2 cup Butter
2 cups Flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup grated fresh Coconut
Pineapple - chopped - 3/4 cup
2 large tbsps soy flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 large tbsps sour cream / curd
1/2 cup milk / buttermilk
1 tsps baking powder

Directions-
Cream butter and sugar. Add sour cream/ curd and combine. Add the coconut and pineapple pieces and stir to combine.

Sift together flour, soda, baking powder, soy flour and add this to the butter-cream mixture in parts, along with milk.


Combine well. Pour into greased baking dish and bake at 180 deg for 25-30 mins. Let cool for 12-15 mins before you savor!

The pineapple chunks add moistness to the cake.. So good :)

Sending this to Priya's Crazy for Cakes

This recipe is also for my friend and blogger Soni who wanted eggless cake recipes, check out her recipes at veggiefoodie!

9 comments:

  1. Thank you Richa for commenting on my blog and wishing to enter my event. you are welcome to enter a dish using sem beans as they look very similar and probably similar in nutrition too!

    Lovely blog ... love the name! I like this cake eggless! Can I just another flour not soy flour (we have no soy here) I will try this and let you know how it came out ...

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  2. Hi Richa, first time here. This cake looks so soft n moist. love to follow u!!

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  3. @Richa, reg ur query on Barley Flour.. What I do is powder Pearl Barley using regular grinder without water. Yes, it is true readymade Barley flour is bit expensive. I hope this helps you.
    And thnk u so much for following me!!

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  4. Heni, I used sour flour as sub for egg, you can sub it with egg / egg substitute.
    Thanks for the tip on barley flour reshmi!

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  5. First time here,love ur wonderful blog and happy to follow ur recipes...

    Do visit my blog when time permits...

    www.premascook.com.

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  6. Such a moist cake!! Love them..

    I am here for first time, happy following you.

    Do visit me @
    http://valarskitchen-basics.blogspot.com/

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  7. nice cake! looks so spongy and fluffy.

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  8. Richa, thanks for the egg less cake ...and linking my blog:)

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  9. Cake looks perfect and delicious!

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