Tuesday, 22 March 2016


My blogging life has stepped into its second year with about 25000 page views, a couple of followers and many and many people being helped with their cooking doubts! Thanks for all your support and keep supporting me. Now as a part of celebration, you have the recipe of a superb exciting eggless muskmelon cake!
Musk melons are a powerhouse of health; they are loaded with so many nutrients the superhero of fruits. They are abundantly available in the summers and have a r high percentage of water content in them making them cooling and hydrating. So as the summer approaches, know why you should eat more muskmelons. They not only have a delicious aroma but they also taste amazing. Their seeds contain many health benefits as well.
This summer replace the extra mango with a muskmelon. Muskmelon controls blood pressure, strengthens eyes, helps in weight loss, helps to control diabetes,treats ulcers, prevents kidney stones,helps in quitting smoking etc. This has lots and lots of benefits.

Maida                   - 1 ½ cups
Baking powder-   - 2 tsps
Granulated sugar            -1/2 cup (100 gms)   
Butter                   -1/2 cup (100 gms)
Curd               - 75 gms
Muskmelon puree                       - 1 ¼ cups

White chocolate               - 100 gms
Dark chocolate                 - 100 gms
Mango chocolate             - 100 gms
Few drops of pineapple essence(oil base)
Sugar sprinkles     


·         Preheat oven to 180 degree C
·         Sieve the flour and baking powder together and set aside.
·         Grease and dust with maida a bunt cake mould.
·         Cream the sugar and butter until creamy.
·         Add curd and beat them.
·         Add the dry ingredients in two parts to the butter mixture, alternating twice with the melon purée mix it well.. (mix the batter on medium-high for about 2 to 3 minutes)
·         Pour the batter into a greased and floured cake pan. Bake for 4o to 45 minutes, or till the cake is done.( to check the doneness of the cake insert a tooth pick in the middle of the cake it should come out clean.)
·         Cool the cake in its pan for 10 min., then turn it out onto a rack.
·         In a double boiler or microwave .melt the white chocolate, mango chocolate and the dark chocolate separately
·         Add 2 drops of pineapple essence and mix it.
        Pour the melted chocolate over the warm cake. 
       Eggless Musk Melon Cake is ready to serve.



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