Posts Tagged ‘Dessert’

Walnut and Banana Cake

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013


1/2 cup wholewheat flour
1/2 cup refined flour
1/4 cup milk
1 big red skin or any other variety of banana
1/4 cup of Walnuts
2 tbsp. of Yogurt or curd
2 tbsp. of vegetable oil
3/4 cup of Castor sugar
A pinch of salt
1 tbsp of cocoa powder
A pinch of Cinnamon powder
1/4 tsp. of Baking powder
1/4 tsp. of Baking soda


Peel the banana and slice it into small pieces. Grind together the banana slices, sugar, yogurt, milk and oil in a blender. Keep it aside.

Add the baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder, salt and cinnamon to both the flour in a big vessel. Sift all the dry ingredients together for at least twice.

Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients little by little. Mix with light hands, folding the flour mix gently into the wet ingredients.

Crush the walnuts into small chunks and add it to the batter.

Preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 180°C. Grease a rectangular tin or a round cake tin with oil and dust it with dry lour. Pour the batter into the baking tin.  Bake the cake at 180°C for 30 to 35 minutes or till the cake is done. Check the cake by inserting a knife in it, if the knife comes out clean the cake is fully balked.


Thursday, December 13th, 2012


1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup All purpose four
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup oil
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. vanilla essence

Method; Preheat oven to 190°C for 10 minutes and grease a rectangular flat baking tray.

Take a large bowl and add both the flours, salt, baking powder. cocoa powder and mix it well with a fork.

Take another bowl pour milk, oil, vanilla essence in it and add powdered sugar in it. Whisk all the ingredients well with a fork.

Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir it lightly to combine and make a smooth batter.

Pour the batter onto the greased baking tray and smooth the top with a spatula. Bake the brownie for about 30 minutes or so.

Remove from the oven and let it cool completely. Slice the Brownies and dust with powdered sugar.