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Allahabadi Cake Recipe

Allahabadi Cake
How to make Allahabadi Cake

This traditional Christmas cake has been prepared for ages. In this cake, 'petha,' or candied ash gourd, is used along with oodles of ghee and marmalade, giving it a unique spin!

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings3
  • Easy

Ingredients of Allahabadi Cake

  • 2 Cups All-purpose flour
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 2 tsp Ground spices
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Jar Marmalade
  • 1 cup Mixed candied fruits
  • 2 cups Sugar

How to Make Allahabadi Cake

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Heat a pan and add sugar in it till it turns brown. Then pour in some warm water.
Stir well to combine, then heat until the sugar is completely dissolved in the water.
Remove the pan from the heat and set it aside. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the sugar and butter until soft peaks form.
Then, one by one, add the eggs and continue to beat.
Next in the batter, add soaked raisins, and petha. Take a cake tin and generously oil it.
Place the cake batter in it and bake. Once it is ready take it out and enjoy!
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