Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Lemony Walnut Cake(Eggless)



Ingredients

1 3/4 cup Maida

1 1/4 cup yogurt

1/2 cup powdered sugar

100 gms butter softened at room temperature

3 tbsp lemon juice

1 tsp lemon essence

Rind of one lemon grated

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp soda bicarbonate

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

For the hot lemon sauce

3 tbsp sugar

3 tbsp lemon juice

3 tbsp water

Method

  • Sift Maida,baking powder,soda bicarbonate into a bowl and then keep aside
  • In another bowl, cream butter and sugar with the help of an electric beater, add yogurt,lemon juice,lemon essence,grated lemon rind and mix well
  • Then add sifted maida little by little and mix it well with an electric beater and then add walnuts and mix well
  • Grease a baking dish, pour the cake mixture into it and bake it in a preheated oven at 180 C for 40 minutes or till done 
  • Cool it on a wire rack
  • For the sauce heat water with sugar and stir till the sugar melts, then add lemon juice and stir for 2 minutes and then pour the hot sauce over the cake, let it cool then slice it and serve