Eggless Ginger Gur Cake

With preparations for Ganesh Chaturthi in full swing, how about exploring something new to celebrate! The kids will especially love it! 🙂
Using the same ingredients that we would normally use in making traditional sweets…anaaj, gur, ghee….let’s make a delicious indulgent eggless cake that is sure to wow one and all!
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Presenting Eggless Ginger Gur Cake!
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image Soft, crumbly, moist, decadent….describes this wonderfully earthy cake that uses ingredients somewhat unconventional to baking!
Inspiration: Rashmi Pawe
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Method:
Take 1 cup Jaggery/Gur and crumble it
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Also take 3/4 cup ghee/butter
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And 1 cup buttermilk/yoghurt
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Also take 1 cup atta + 1 cup maida and sieve it with 1 tsp baking soda, 1/2 tsp baking powder and 3 tsp ginger pwdr.
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Melt gur with 1/4 cup water on medium low.
Cook till it becomes foamy. Add ghee to the mix.
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Now add the flour mix to the hot syrupy gur, a tbsp at a time, alternating with the buttermilk/yoghurt till all the ingredients are mixed together to form a smooth batter. At this stage the batter will be slightly sticky and stiff. Add 1/4 cup water to loosen it.
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Pour into prepared cake tin. Shake tin to distribute batter evenly and remove air bubbles. Sprinkle with any topping you like…candied ginger, sugar crystals, nuts or if you are feeling a little adventurous…even a light sprinkle of sea salt!
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Bake in a 350F oven for 45 minutes. Insert knife…to check that it come outs clean. Cool on a wire rack.
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Transfer to serving platter, ready to eat…Mmmmm..enjoy the devine taste and delicious aroma! 🙂
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15 Comments

  1. What size cake pan did you use?

  2. Very inteteresting recipe Ruchi ,i’m excited to try this out …??

  3. Hi how hot shd be gur syrup as v hot may create lumps..

  4. Once the syrup turns foamy, do you further cook or do u mean to add rest ingredients over the counter

  5. Ginger powder is sonth powder? If not can I add fresh ginger- how much?
    I can blend curd with wAter to get buttermilk ,but what should be its consistency? I have ready store bought thick curd.

    • Make the curd into a thick flowing consistency.

      Ginger powder is Sonth powder. You can use fresh ginger – adjust the quantity by tasting the batter.

  6. Can olive oil be used in place of butter/ghee?

  7. Can we add atta & maida mixture in hot gur suyrp?? What is the topping on your cake??

  8. Turned out simply delicious. Thanks for the recipe. Will be making it often.

  9. Tried it n it came out suppr yumm!! Thanks for sharing!!

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