How to make Special Cake -

Simple vanilla cake made special with shrikhand and motichoor laddoos.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Vanilla Sponge Cake (वेनीला स्पौन्ज केक), Mixed Sponge Cake

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Special Cake

Special Cake Recipe Card


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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Special Cake Recipe

  • Vanilla Sponge Cake 8 inch

  • Mixed Sponge Cake 1 tin

  • Shrikhand

  • Motichoor laddoos 6-8

  • For garnishing

  • Whipped cream as required

  • Cherries as required

  • Pistachios blanched and chopped as required

  • Cocoa powder as required


Step 1

Drain canned fruits and place them in a bowl. Add shrikhand and mix well.

Step 2

Leaving 1 cm all around the edge of the cake, slice off a thin layer from the top of the cake. Scoop out from the center to make a deep pocket. (Keep the scooped portion to use for some other recipe.)

Step 3

Fill shrikhand mixture in the pocket. Crumble motichoor laddoos and spread on top of the shrikhand.

Step 4

Fill whipped cream in a piping bag fitted with a star nozzle and pipe out rosettes around the outer edge. Sprinkle cherries and pistachios. Dredge cocoa powder and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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