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Indian dessert recipe: Seven cup cake
The vivid variety of desserts in Indian culture has its own unique flavor and taste. Ghee or clarified butter is a major ingredient of all of them that solidifies the mixture. Seven cup cake is almost similar to the dessert 'Mysorepak' except for some ingredients. My sister is well-versed in cooking and she comes up making a lot of sweets and cakes. I try to learn from her even if I stand much farther from her in the matter of cooking.
Seven cup cake is a delicious Indian dessert easier to make. All the ingredients are common and easily available in the market. The name ‘seven cup’ is derived from the fact that this dessert is prepared out of seven cups of ingredients exactly. Let’s have a look at this recipe.
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- 1 cup chick pea flour(besan)
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup raw coconut, shredded
- 1 cup clarified butter (ghee)
- 3 cups sugar
- Mix the pea flour with milk and whisk thoroughly in a bowl so that no any lumps are formed. Add shredded coconut also to it.
- Transfer the three cups of sugar to a heavy wok and heat it gently. When it becomes one string consistent, pour the ingredients of the bowl and stir well.
- Add clarified butter next and keep stirring. Observe that bubbles are formed after some time and the mixture comes separate out of the wok.
- Ensure that the mixture has matured. Then transfer the contents of the wok into a greased plate for setting.
- When it becomes cool, cut into desired shapes, decorate and serve.
Do you like seven cup cake?
Indian desserts are shaped by a wide variety of native regional sweets. Religious and cultural choices also have great significance in this. There has also been Persian influence on North Indian desserts from the years of Mughal rule. Creative experiments also have given birth to new desserts of varying taste.
Nutritional facts for seven cup cake
|Serving size: 1 cake|
|Calories from Fat||99|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 11 g||17%|
|Saturated fat 1 g||5%|
|Unsaturated fat 0 g|
|Carbohydrates 27 g||9%|
|Sugar 25 g|
|Fiber 1 g||4%|
|Protein 1 g||2%|
|Cholesterol 1 mg|
|Sodium 7 mg|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|
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