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Cardamom & Pistachio Cake

Mrs. D foodelicious
30 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Cardamom & Pistachio Cake RECIPE

A classical tea time cake, that could be a treat for any high tea or a small friends get-together. Its flavorful with sweet punch of cardamon and nutty pistachio, that’s when the simple cake too turns a yumm piece of delight.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 300 grams sugar
  2. 300 grams flour
  3. 2 tsp cardamom powder
  4. 1/2 cup pistachio finely chopped
  5. 2 - 1/2 tsp baking powder
  6. Pinch of salt
  7. 3 eggs (white , yellow separated at room temperature)
  8. 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  9. 1 tsp vanilla essence
  10. 1/2 cup hot Milk


  1. Always when you start, preheat the oven for 20 minutes. Line a cake pan with butter paper on the bottom and at the sides, leaving a bit of an extra, so that you can pull out the cake after it;s baked.
  2. First to begin with, In a medium bowl, beat egg whites till airy and in another bowl beat egg yellows till creamy.
  3. Now in the yellow’s add vanilla, sugar, cardamom powder & oil and beat till 85% of sugar is dissolved.
  4. Now with the help of sieve (make three parts of flour & mix into it baking powder, salt) add one part of flour at a time and mix, once all the flour is incorporated, add the milk and mix well.
  5. Now you have a creamy pale mixture, add in the beaten egg whites and fold the mixture with cut & fold method, this will help the mixture to hold the air & give a fluffier cake.
  6. Pour in this mixture into the baking tin & At the end sprinkle the pistachio on the mix & bake for 45 minutes on 240 degree.
  7. When done, let the cake cool for an hour, just cut into simple slices & enjoy every bite of it with a cup of tea…!!

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Reema Thukral
Reema Thukral   May-23-2016


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