How to make Mawa Kaju Cakes -

Rich and delicious these cakes made with mawa and cashewnuts are simply irresistible.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Khoya/mawa (खोवा / मावा), Cashewnut powder (काजू का पावडर )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

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Mawa Kaju Cakes

Mawa Kaju Cakes Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Mawa Kaju Cakes Recipe

  • Khoya/mawa 100 grams

  • Cashewnut powder 2 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts roasted, chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 100 grams

  • Baking soda 1/2 tablespoon

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Milk powder 2 tablespoons

  • Butter 3 tablespoons

  • Sweet condensed milk 200 grams

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Icing sugar A little

  • Glazed cherries to decorate


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Keep a sieve on a bowl. Put refined flour, baking soda and baking powder in it and sift into the bowl.

Step 3

Add milk powder, cashewnut powder, butter and mawa and beat with a hand blender.

Step 4

Add condensed milk and continue to beat with the hand blender till well blended.

Step 5

Add vanilla essence and roasted cashewnuts and mix well.

Step 6

Put the batter into silicon muffin moulds and tap lightly on the table top so that the batter settles down well into the dents.

Step 7

Place the mould in the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes.

Step 8

Remove them from mould and dredge them lightly with icing sugar. Decorate each cake with a glazed cherry and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.