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Eggless Rava Cake (Semolina Cake)

Easy Eggless Rava Cake is a moist and delicious tea time cake that can be enjoyed as a snack or for your parties.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Eggless Bakes, Semolina
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ Cup fine rava / Semolina - called as chiroti rava too
  • 1 ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup fresh curd
  • ¼ cup softened butter at room temperature
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 1 tsp Pineapple essence - can be replaced with vanilla or mango essence.
  • 1 cup Demerara sugar - White sugar or brown sugar can be used as well
  • ¼ Cup of Mixed Fruit peels/Tutti Frutti - Optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon extra oil or butter for greasing the baking tin

Instructions

  • In a bowl add rava, curd and milk and mix everything.
    1 ½ Cup fine rava / Semolina, 1 cup milk, ½ cup fresh curd
    Yogurt and milk added to rava
  • Let this mixture rest for atleast 30 minutes.
    Semolina mixed with yogurt and milk
  • After 30 minutes preheat the oven to 180 Deg C / 356 Deg F
  • Grease your baking tin with oil and keep it aside.
    1/2 teaspoon extra oil or butter for greasing the baking tin
  • In the same bowl or in another bowl add in the softened butter, oil, sugar, essence and mixed fruit peels.
    ¼ cup softened butter at room temperature, ¼ cup oil, 1 tsp Pineapple essence - can be replaced with vanilla or mango essence., 1 cup Demerara sugar, ¼ Cup of Mixed Fruit peels/Tutti Frutti
    Mixed Fruit Peel added to mixture
  • Add baking powder and baking soda and mix everything.
    1 ¼ tsp baking powder, ½ tsp baking soda
  • If using a separate bowl, add this to the rava mixture and mix everything.
  • If using same bowl, simply mix everything.
    The prepared cake batter
  • Pour the mixture into the cake tin and tap it gently.
    Sooji cake ready to be baked
  • Bake this in a preheated oven for 30-40 minutes.
  • The cake is done when a toothpick inserted comes out clean and you see the cake leaving the edges of the tin.
    Baked Semolina Cake

Notes

  • Standard US Size Cups used.
  • The top layer of this cake gets brown. So do not worry.
  • If you do not like it, you can cover the top with aluminium foil. Read above for substitutions.
 
 
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