Honey Cake (Iyengar Bakery Recipe)

This you will get it in a Iyengar Bakery in Mysore/Bangalore. When i was making this i remembered my childhood days when we used to go out to bakeries to eat this. 


Prep Time : 15 Mins
BakeTime : 12-15 Mins (400F)

Ingredients for Cake
  • APF/Maida - 375 ML (1-1/2 Cup)
  • Sugar Powder - 175 ML (3/4 Cup) ( I have used fine sugar available in supermarkets)
  • Vanilla essence - 1/4 tsp
  • Oil - 125 ML (1/2 cup)
  • Thick Cuds/Yogurt - 125 ML (1/2 cup)
  • Milk - 50 ML (1/4 Cup)
  • Baking Powder - 1 tsp
  • Baking Soda - 1/2 tsp 
Method for Cake

  1. Pre-heat the oven 400F
  2. In a round cake pan line with parchment paper, then grease butter the parchment paper. Parchment paper helps the cakes seamlessly release from the pans.
  3. Mix oil and curds/yogurt using hand blender 
  4. Whisk the maida, baking powder, baking soda and sugar 
  5. Add into wet ingredients oil+curds bowl blend into a smooth creamy batter using hand blender (make sure there are no lumps)
  6. Pour batter evenly into cake pan. Bake for around 12-15 mins until the cakes are baked through. 
  7. To test for doneness, insert a toothpick into the center of the cake. If it comes out clean, it’s done. 
  8. Allow cakes to cool completely in the pans set on a wire rack. The cakes must be completely cool before add honey frosting and jam. 
Ingredients for Honey frosting
  • Sugar - 2 tbsp
  • Water - 1/4 cup
  • Honey - 2 tbsp
Method for Honey frosting
  1. Boil sugar and water. Cool completely then add honey and mix well
  2. Apply Honey mixture to the cake using brush
Ingredients for Honey and Jam
  • Fruit jam or stawberry jam - 4 tbsp ( I have used stawberry jam)
  • Honey - 1/2 tbsp
  • Coconut flakes 
Method for Jam topping
  1. In a glass bowl add jam and heat up 10 sec in a microwave
  2. Add honey and mix well
  3. Apply on cake top layer and sprinkle coconut flakes 
  4. or use whip cream (here i have used whipping cream, becoz my family likes this way)

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1 comment

Julie said...

delicious cake,yummy!