How to make Mawa Cake - Dense cake because of the mawa, delicious in taste

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Mawa, Refined Flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Mawa Cake Recipe Card

Mawa Cake

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Mawa Cake Recipe

  • Mawa 100 grams

  • Refined Flour 200 grams

  • Sugar 250 grams

  • Eggs beaten 6

  • Refined flour (maida) 300 grams

  • Baking powder 5 grams

  • Milk as required


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 200°C. Line the cake moulds with paper cups. Take butter in a bowl, add sugar and whisk together till light and creamy.

Step 2

Break the eggs into another bowl and whisk with an electric blender till frothy. Add mawa to the butter mixture and continue to whisk.

Step 3

Put refined flower and baking powder into a strainer and sieve the mixture into the butter mixture. Add the eggs and mix. Add a little milk to get the correct consistency.

Step 4

Put the batter into the cake moulds and place them in the preheated oven and bake at 200°C for twenty five minutes. Let the cakes cool before serving them.