Mawa cakes | How to make Mawa cakes

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  • By Kaveri Obhan
    Created on 29th Mar 2016

About Mawa cakes

The traditional recipe of Mumbai Parsi bakeries.

The delicious and mouthwatering Mawa cakes is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Mawa cakes is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Mawa cakes. Kaveri Obhan shared Mawa cakes recipe which can serve 12 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Mawa cakes. Try this delicious Mawa cakes recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Kaveri Obhan of Mawa cakes by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Mawa cakes can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Mawa cakes with other users

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time40mins
  • Serves12People

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Ingredients to make Mawa cakes

  • 1-1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 100 grams mawa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground cardamom
  • 1/4 cup amul butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • Crushed Pistachios for garnishing

How to make Mawa cakes

  1. Mix together the dry ingredients in a bowl - flour, cardamom, baking powder.
  2. In another bowl, beat together the butter and sugar for 3 minutes until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  3. Then add the crumbled mawa and beat for another minute until all of it is mixed well. Add one egg at a time and beat well to form a smooth mixture.
  4. Add half of the dry flour mixture and half of the milk alternatively to this butter mixture and mix it well with a spatula. Repeat this process for the other half flour mixture and milk as well.
  5. Line a cupcake tray with liners and spoon the batter till the liner is filled 2/3rd. Sprinkle the crushed pistachios on top of each cup of filled batter.
  6. Place the tray in a preheated oven with temperature of 160 degrees celsius and bake until its light brown in colour. It will take 35-40 minutes.
  7. Do the toothpick test, when inserted in the middle of the cake, it should come out clean.
  8. Best enjoyed with a cup of hot tea!
My Tip: Ensure all the ingredients are at room temperature.

Reviews for Mawa cakes (17)

saroja rangarajan10 months ago
Can we bake thus in microwave oven . If yes for how many mins

Dipti Kara year ago
Any substitute of egg?

Sandhya Desai Naika year ago
can we use wheat flour instead of maida ?pl. answer i will be thankful to u.

Yasmin Bharmala year ago
awesome! Will it taste like the ones u get at Merwan's? it's so sad that the bakery has closed down

Chetna Parikha year ago

Priyanka Umrigara year ago
thanks for nice and easy

Veena Kaliaa year ago
nice and easy

Shraddha Nagarkara year ago
I will try we buy from Merwans I feel it will taste same

shilpa joshia year ago

rashmi yadava year ago

Ragni Pathaka year ago
pl share eggless version

Nita Paula year ago

Medha Nadgoudaa year ago
can we bake it in microwave with same temperature n time

roshni Parwania year ago
can we make this without eggs?

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago
Yummy! :)

Shalini Dubey2 years ago
these are just beautiful :D

Kaveri Obhan2 years ago