Thandai Loaf cake

Thandai is a holi special drink. Made and consumed during the spring season. Perfect tea time cake for any occasion, not just Holi festival.

What exactly is thandai Spice Mix made of you can check the link here Thandai Spice Mix

Today’s recipe is a special one as many times we are left with the spices and don’t want to waste or throw them.

Use them in make delicious sponge cake. Trust me this is a no-fail recipe and tastes so good, that the whole house will be filled with the aroma while baking.

No worries if you are not having this spice mix, you can instantly make one with the recipe link given above.

It’s a blend of dry fruits and dry spices pulsed together. So won’t take much of your time let’s just go to the recipe card.

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Thandai Loaf Cake


  • 200 grams maida/ refined flour
  • 120 grams milk
  • 120 grams of unsalted butter
  • 150 grams sugar( powdered)
  • 1 teaspoon kewra essence
  • few drops of rose essence
  • 2 tablespoon thandai powder mix
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 120 grams of milk powder
  • 5 ml lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dry fruits
  • Some dry rose petals


  • Take a bowl and mix dry ingredients ( maida, baking powder, thandai mix baking soda)
  • In another bowl mix wet ingredients milk, milk powder, sugar, butter, kewra n rose essence, lemon juice
  • Whisk this together
  • Preheat the oven to 160 degrees
  • Grease a loaf pan with butter
  • Pour the cake mixture into it
  • Sprinkle some Chopped dry fruits on top
  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes at 160 temperature
  • Garnish the cake with chopped dry fruits and dry rose petals.
  • Get the thandai spice mix recipe hereThandai Spice Mix
  • Super soft and tasty thandai sponge cake is ready.

If you don’t have a loaf pan bake in any tin you have. The baking temperature may vary in different ovens, so do check out what works best for you.

Eggless chocolate cake sponge

This one cake is hands down favourite of all, literally all. Me included, as baking is a science we all know. Here I do have a perfect recipe down for you to keep as collection.

With this recipe you won’t go wrong on your baking. Many a times you get the recipe but not the exact cups or the tin. Here I’ll explain every detail so that you don’t go through what I have been to.In this one post you will get to know how to make chocolate sponge and the icing.

Do check my pineapple cake recipe here Eggless Pineapple cake

So many fail baking day’s I had, but not anymore. So set back and just read the recipe.

Chocolate sponge cake

Let’s get the recipe here

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Chocolate cake


Ingredients for Sponge

  • 200 grams Maida/ Refined flour
  • 35 to 40 grams cocoa powder
  • 200 grams powdered sugar
  • 120 grams milk powder
  • 120 grams milk (room temperature)
  • 120 grams white butter/ margarine
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 5 ml lemon juice
  • 5 ml vanilla essence

Ingredients for icing

  • Chocolate chips
  • Chocolate ganache
  • Whipped cream
  • Sugar water


  • 1 cup = 240 grams
  • 1 teaspoon = 5 ml


  • In a mixing bowl seive maida,cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder. Mix this well
  • Now, take another bowl pour in milk, powdered sugar, milk powder, butter and vanilla essence. This has to be whisked very well for say 2 minutes.
  • Pour this mixture little by little in the dry ingredient
  • Incorporate it well,don’t over mix it or beat hard.
  • Preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 160°
  • Now grease a 8 inch tin with butter or place a parchment paper
  • Once oven is ready add the lemon juice in the cake mix,pour in the tin for baking.
  • Bake for 35 to 40 minutes
  • Eggless chocolate cake is ready to be enjoyed.
  • For icing the cake, first cut the cake into 2 layers.
  • Soak the cake with sugar water
  • Spread ganache on first layer, chocolate whipped cream and some chocolate chips, place the second layer again soak this layer, repeat the process
  • Cover it with whipped cream, here I have added ganache in the whipped cream for the the chocolatey flavour.
  • Pipe your favorite design on the cake with different types of nozzle.


  • All the ingredients should be at room temperature
  • Use cups with exact measurements
  • The above measurement is for 8″ tin if you have a small tin divide by half.

Parle-G biscuits cake/ Quick and easy parle-g cake

Parle-g is one biscuits which has become completely versatile.India’s most popular and loved biscuits till date.If you ever have travelled into interiors of India you’ll notice every chaiwala will have these packs of parle-g.Today i am making cake with parle- g,a quick and simple one without much ingredients.

Lets get the recipe

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  • 3 packets parle-g biscuits
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon choco chips
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence
  • 1 packet fruit salt (eno regular, no flavours)
  • 2 tablespoon grinded sugar(or as per tasteI prefer less sweet)


  • Take a blender and crush these biscuits to fine powder
  • Remove them in a bowl,add in sugar,milk,choco chips and vanilla essence
  • Give it a nice mix,if required add more milk for silky consistency
  • Pre-heat oven for 180 deg
  • Once oven is ready,add the fruit salt in the cake mixture and give it a nice mix
  • Batter becomes frothy
  • Immediately pour the batter in cake tin,sprinkle some choco chips on top and bake it for 25 to 30 minutes, or till the cake is done
  • Check it by piercing tooth pick
  • Remember add the fruit salt only when you are ready to bake don’t add and keep it out.this may spoil the cake
  • Every oven has its different cooking heat so do keep a check
  • Your parle-g cake is ready ,enjoy with tea
  • You can replace eno with baking soda

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