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Lychee Cake

Fajeeda Ashik
0 minutes
Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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This is an easy and simple cake with lychee flavor. Sponge cake filled with fresh lychees. The cake was so soft and the lychee gave such a nice flavor to the cake.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Kitty Parties
  • American
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. 3 Large eggs
  2. 1/2 to 3/4 Cup All purpose flour
  3. 1 tbsp cornflour
  4. 1/2 to 3/4 Cup Granulated sugar
  5. 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence
  6. 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  7. 2 tsp Melted butter
  8. A pinch of salt
  9. For Frosting:
  10. 3 Sachet dream whip powder
  11. 1/2 to 3/4 Cup Cold milk
  12. 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence
  13. For Lychee Syrup:
  14. 8 to 10 Fresh Lychees de seeded and sliced
  15. 2 tsp sugar
  16. 1/4 Cup water
  17. For Pralines:
  18. 1 Cup sugar
  19. 1 Cup Almond and cashewnuts Mixed


  1. Beat the eggs and sugar till creamy and pale. Sift the flours, baking powder and salt, keep aside. Add Vanilla essence to the beaten eggs. Gradually add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and fold in with big strokes.
  2. Add the melted butter and mix. Grease a cake tin and line with parchment paper. Preheat the oven at 200 degree C for 15 mins.
  3. Pour the batter in to the tin. Bake the cake at 165 degree C for 15 mins. Allow the cake to cool completely.
  4. Toast the almonds and cashew nuts lightly. In a pan caramelize the sugar till brown. Add the toasted almonds and cashews to this caramelized sugar. Grease an aluminium foil and pour this into it and cover.
  5. Allow it to cool completely. When cooled, powder and keep aside. Now whip the dream whip powder with cold milk till fluffy. Add vanilla essence.
  6. In another pan add lychees, sugar and water. Boil till the lychees are soft. Remove and let it cool. Cut the cake into 2 portions.
  7. In one portion brush with the lychee syrup. Spread a big spoon full of whipped cream. Top the cream with the lychees. Cover this with other half of the cake.
  8. Cover the cake with whipped cream. Put the pralines all over the cake and on the sides of the cake. Garnish with some pieces of lychees. Refrigerate till set. Enjoy!

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