Apr 26, 2013

Quick Fruit Cake (Microwave method)

Quick Fruit Cake (Microwave method) – Basic recipe from Vanitha Magazine 15- 30, Nov 2011 !!


4 tablespoons all purpose flour (maida), sieve flour

Extra 1 tablespoon flour (for dry fruits)

4 tablespoons sugar

3 tablespoons butter (@ normal room  temperature)

1 egg (@ normal room temperature)

3 tablespoons milk

½ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon vanilla essence

2 teaspoon tutti fruity or any other chopped dry fruits (chopped cashew nuts, raisins..)


In a small bowl, gently mix chopped dry fruits with 1 tablespoon flour. Flour should be well coated on dry fruits. Cover and keep aside for half an hour.

In a bowl, mix  sieved flour with sugar and butter until it form (gently mix with finger tips) soft bread crumbs. 

Now add egg  and beat well with a electric beater until it’s smooth and creamy.

Add milk and beat well again.

Add vanilla essence and baking soda. Now mix it with a thick tablespoon until smooth and without lumps. Finally dry fruits. Mix well.

Grease a microwave safe dish with ½ teaspoon butter or oil. Pour this cake batter and microwave on high power (750 W) for 4 minutes 30 seconds until done (or maximum 5 minutes on high power 750 W). 

Remove from microwave and keep aside to cool for 15 minutes. Cut it into desired shape and size.


nayana said...

The cake looks delicious and so simple to make too

Unknown said...

Love the fact that this cakes needs so little time and effort. Must have tasted great!