Today my facebook page has crossed 11,000 followers!! This calls for a celebration! In India we always celebrate with something sweet.. Today how about an eggless apple cake? My dear friend and follower Bhumika Jadhwani who lives in the same city as i do was soo kind to send me this recipe and picture of the apple cake she baked. I want to thank her and thank all of you who follow me, send me comments, and who actually have turned from followers to friends. A warm hug and a thousand (lets make that 11,000 thank yous!!)
1 cup white flour (maida)
1/2 cup of butter
1/2 cup of milk
1/2 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons of cashewnuts n almonds, chopped
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
Preheat the oven first at around 180deg.
-For making apple sponge cake peel the apple,grate it and make sauce from it.
– To make the sauce : Peel the apple,grate it and put it in a pan on gas,add sugar in itwith a few drops of lemon juice so that the apple does not discolour.
-Cook on the medium flame and stir after every 1-2mins until sugar melts completly and the mixture is thick.
-Meanwhile add baking powder and baking soda in the white flour (maida)
-Sift the flour twice with the help of a sieve
-Let the apple sauce cool to room temperature.
-Take melted butter in a bowl.
-Cut cashewnuts and walnuts finely.
-Add apple sauce in the butter and whisk nicely until they blend properly.
-Also add little amount of milk at room temperature in it.
-Add white flour to it and mix it by adding rest of the milk
-Whisk until all ingredients blend cmpletly.
-Avoid adding milk all togethr as it gets difficult to mix d ingredients well.
-Add dryfruits to the batter.
-Take a bowl which can be used for bakng in oven,grease it with butter and white flour on all sides.
-Pour the cake batter into the mould and bake
It wil take around 30-35mins for baking the cake. To check if the cake is done insert a toothpick in it. If it comes out clean your cake is ready! Cool it, cut it and eat it. You can also put some more chopped nuts on the top.