Cape Gooseberry Cake | How to make Cape Gooseberry Cake

By Namita Tiwari  |  31st Dec 2016  |  
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  • Cape Gooseberry Cake, How to make Cape Gooseberry Cake
Cape Gooseberry Cakeby Namita Tiwari
  • Prep Time

    25

    mins
  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    6

    People

15

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About Cape Gooseberry Cake Recipe

This is an amazingly flavourful, fruity cake with the adorable aroma of Cape Gooseberries. A bunch of beautiful berries go into the batter. You’ll love the crunch contributed by the seeds of the berries and cape gooseberry bits peeking out of the slices. Almond meal makes the crumb soft and grainy. This is a delectable cake, very yummy and can be served as dessert with a dollop of cream or ice cream.

Cape Gooseberry Cake is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Cape Gooseberry Cake is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Cape Gooseberry Cake by Namita Tiwari will help you to prepare the perfect Cape Gooseberry Cake in your kitchen at home. Cape Gooseberry Cake needs 25 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Cape Gooseberry Cake. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Cape Gooseberry Cake. In case you have any questions on how to make the Cape Gooseberry Cake you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Namita Tiwari. Cape Gooseberry Cake will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Cape Gooseberry Cake

Ingredients to make Cape Gooseberry Cake

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup almond meal (ground almonds)
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup Milk
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • ¾ cup cape gooseberries washed and wiped dry

How to make Cape Gooseberry Cake

  1. Grease, line and dust one 8 inch round cake pan. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C
  2. Take about 14 cape gooseberries, cut them into half. Place the cut upper halves on a clean kitchen towel so that the juice is absorbed. Chop the lower halves and the remaining berries into small pieces.
  3. Beat the white of the eggs till stiff. Add sugar. Add yolks. Beat further till fluffy.
  4. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add butter, milk and vanilla essence to the egg mix.
  5. Whisk together flour, almond meal, salt and baking powder.
  6. Add flour mix to the egg mix and stir gently until well incorporated. Fold in chopped berries (not the ones cut into half).
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared pan.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees C for 15 minutes.
  9. Remove the cake pan from the oven and quickly arrange the halved berries with cut side down on the cake.
  10. Return the cake to the oven and bake further for about 20 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the center come out clean. Tent the cake loosely with a foil if the top browns too fast.
  11. Let the cake rest in the pan for 15 minutes. Remove and cool in the wire rack. Slice next day.
  12. Serve plain, or, with a dollop of whipped cream or with ice cream.

My Tip:

Use fresh seasonal Cape Gooseberries for the recipe.

Reviews for Cape Gooseberry Cake (1)

Shilpa lad2 years ago

Wow gooseberry cake, sounds wonderful!
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