Persian love cake | How to make Persian love cake

By Ruchi Bhatia  |  26th Feb 2017  |  
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About Persian love cake Recipe

It is told that the ancient tale behind the ‘Persian Love Cake’ began as a romantic gesture baked to charm a Persian prince and now serves as a symbol of undying love. With many delicate flavors , this cake is sure to win hearts!

Persian love cake, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Persian love cake by Ruchi Bhatia will definitely help you in its preparation. The Persian love cake can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Persian love cake is 45 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 6 people. The recipe details out how to make Persian love cake step by step. The detailed explanation makes Persian love cake so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Persian love cake can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Persian love cake from BetterButter.

Persian love cake

Ingredients to make Persian love cake

  • 150g ground almonds
  • 250ml yogurt
  • 6 eggs
  • 220g caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • plain flour 150g or semolina
  • 6 cardamom pods
  • 2 tbsp Rosewater
  • 6 tbsp chopped pistachios )
  • Pinch of saffron strands
  • 100ml almond milk (or whole milk)
  • zest from a lemon or orange
  • Ingredients for syrup
  • juice of 1 orange
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp Rosewater
  • or lemon zest of 1 orange
  • 1/2 cup water

How to make Persian love cake

  1. Pre heat oven to 180c 350f
  2. peel the cardamon pods open and remove seeds and crush.
  3. In a cup add the saffron strands to the milk and warm in the microwave.
  4. In another bowl beat the eggs and sugar until thick and creamy then fold in the yogurt fold in the ground almonds, semolina and flour and baking powder.
  5. Add the ground cardamom, orange or lemon zest and chopped pistachios, add the rosewater to the milk and saffron mixture and stir into the cake batter and pour into a deep lined tin (22cm 9 inch)
  6. bake for about 45 minutes.
  7. Method for making syrup
  8. Add all ingredients into a pan and simmer until thickened. (approx 5 minutes) brush onto warm cake. decorate the cake with chopped pistachios and rose petals.

Reviews for Persian love cake (1)

Bindiya Sharma2 years ago

the flavours of this cake like roasewater, orange etc. seem so vibrant!

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