BM #81 Week 2 Day 3 - 

To end this Kid's Delight Anniversary party, here is one of the most delightful cakes we have enjoyed. I baked it a surprise for my husband's birthday and it was loved by kids and adults equally.

Even without the glaze on top, this cake takes awesome.

Recipe Source here
Ingredients -

Butter 1/2 cup
Mawa/Khoya 3/4 cup 
Powdered Sugar 1 cup
Curd 3/4 cup
Cardamom Powder 3/4 tsp
All Purpose Flour/ Maida 2 cups
Cornstarch 1/4 cup
Baking Powder 1 tsp
Salt 1/4 tsp
Milk 1 cup
Glaze - 
Powdered Sugar 1/2 cup
Roohafza(Rose Syrup) 2 tsp
Milk 3 Tbsp

Method Of Preparation -

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Grease and dust an 8″ round pan or line it with a parchment paper. 

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy.

Add mawa and beat well until creamy.

Add curd to the butter mixture and whip it until the mixture is creamy.

Mix in the milk milk and whisk gently until well blended.

In another a bowl whisk flour, corn flour, baking powder, cardamom powder and salt.

Add the flour mixture into the creamy wet mixture and gently fold in until all the flour is incorporated.

Pour the prepared batter into the pan, decorate it with walnuts or any nuts of your preference.

Bake for 1 hour or until a tooth pick comes out clean.

Remove from the oven and allow it to cool for 30 minutes.

Flip the cake on to a wire rack and allow it to cool completely.

Prepare the glaze (Whisk together the ingredients listed under Glaze) and pour it all over the cake, decorate as preferred and Slice it as needed.


Preparation Time 10 min + Baking time 1 hour + Cooling time 40 min
Makes an 8 inch cake.


  1. Srivalli Says:
  2. What a stunning cake harini...I too enjoyed this mawa cake the best when I had baked it..too good to miss!

  3. I had made mawacake for one of the Marathons and we really loved the cake , but I like the way you have added a glaze and those colourful sprinklers . Good one .

  4. Pavani Says:
  5. Sampe pinch. I recently made eggless mawa cake and absolutely loved it. Love the idea of topping it with nuts and sprinkles for the celebratory look.

  6. Priya Suresh Says:
  7. Just went through Pavani's cupcakes and here you are with mawa cake, you guys are tempting me to bake this cake soon.

  8. Lovely toppings .. Cakes must have tasted delicious!!

  9. Cake is moist and love the that rooh afza glaze on the cake.

  10. veena Says:
  11. Brilliant cake.Loved the way you have decorated it

  12. Sandhiya Says:
  13. Mawa cake is in my todo list for long time , yours looks so delicious and soft,tempt me to try one soon

  14. Preeti Says:
  15. Mawa cake is already in my to do list
    .. urs looks fantastic.. awesome.

  16. Mawa cake is something always irresistible. Your colorful toppings have made it kid's friendly.

  17. Mayuri Patel Says:
  18. Love the colorful topping on the cake. What a treat for the family.

  19. What a great texture your mawa cake has. Love the moist cake and the decorations are so kid friendly.

  20. absoultely stunning cake harini!!! love that sprinkles and glaze on top!

  21. Unknown Says:
  22. Loved the texture of your mawa cake. Nice sprinkles on top!!

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