How to make Eggless Besan Chocolate Cake -

Eggless cakes which are healthy – made with gram flour and whole wheat flour

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Gram flour ( besan), Cocoa powder (कोको पावडर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Eggless Besan Chocolate Cake

Eggless Besan Chocolate Cake 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Eggless Besan Chocolate Cake Recipe

  • Gram flour ( besan) 1 cup

  • Cocoa powder 3/4 cup

  • Butter 1 1/4 cups for greasing

  • Whole wheat flour , 2 tbsps + 1/4 cup + for dusting

  • Milk 1 1/4 cups

  • Apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Walnuts , chopped 2 tbsps + teaspoons

  • Condensed milk 1 1/4 cups

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Salt a pinch

  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon

  • Baking soda 1/2 teaspoon

  • Readymade chocolate ganache for drizzling

  • Black coffee to serve


Step 1

Preheat the oven at 180° C. Grease four small 4.1 inches x 1.5 inches loaf tins with butter and dust with whole wheat flour.

Step 2

Mix milk and apple cider vinegar in a bowl.

Step 3

Take 2 tbsps chopped walnuts in a small bowl and add 2 tbsps whole wheat flour and mix.

Step 4

Take 1¼ cups butter in a large bowl, add condensed milk and vanilla essence and beat with an electric hand beater till the mixture turns light and fluffy.

Step 5

Sift remaining whole wheat flour with gram flour, cocoa powder, salt and baking powder directly into the butter mixture and fold in gently.

Step 6

Add the milk-apple cider mixture and walnuts-whole wheat flour mixture and gently fold in to form a lump free batter.

Step 7

Half fill the greased loaf tins with this batter, tap to remove any air bubbles and sprinkle 1 tsp chopped walnuts on top of each.

Step 8

Place the loaf tins in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step 9

Remove from the oven and allow the cakes to cool slightly.

Step 10

Demould, slice and arrange them on a serving platter. Drizzle chocolate ganache on top and serve with black coffee.

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