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Indian dessert recipe: Seven cup cake

Updated on January 13, 2017
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Radhika likes to try various recipes. She is on the lookout of making healthy and delicious foods which everyone would love to eat. .

Seven cup cake
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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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Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 1 big plate

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chick pea flour(besan)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup raw coconut, shredded
  • 1 cup clarified butter (ghee)
  • 3 cups sugar
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Seven cups of ingredientsMixing of flour and milkBubbles forming when the mixture solidifiesContents transferred to the greased plateCut in desired shapes( here, diamond)Seven cup cake
Seven cups of ingredients
Seven cups of ingredients | Source
Mixing of flour and milk
Mixing of flour and milk | Source
Bubbles forming when the mixture solidifies
Bubbles forming when the mixture solidifies | Source
Contents transferred to the greased plate
Contents transferred to the greased plate | Source
Cut in desired shapes( here, diamond)
Cut in desired shapes( here, diamond) | Source
Seven cup cake
Seven cup cake | Source

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Add clarified butter next and keep stirring. Observe that bubbles are formed after some time and the mixture comes separate out of the wok.
  4. Ensure that the mixture has matured. Then transfer the contents of the wok into a greased plate for setting.
  5. When it becomes cool, cut into desired shapes, decorate and serve.

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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

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 cake
Calories 208
Calories from Fat99
% Daily Value *
Fat 11 g17%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Unsaturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 27 g9%
Sugar 25 g
Fiber 1 g4%
Protein 1 g2%
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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    • radhikasree profile imageAUTHOR

      Radhika Sreekanth 

      5 years ago from Mumbai,India

      Thanks Rajan sir for the visit and comment. All the best for trying this recipe and thanks for the votes and share.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      5 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Interesting recipe, Radhika and I had not heard of this. I'll ask my wife to try making this as this looks simple.

      Voted up, useful, interesting and shared.

    • radhikasree profile imageAUTHOR

      Radhika Sreekanth 

      5 years ago from Mumbai,India

      Thank you Peggy W for commenting on this recipe hub. As the cake got its name through the ingredients, it was necessary to present them altogether. Thanks for the vote and share.

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      Peggy Woods 

      5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      I like how you photographed the seven cups of ingredients and then proceeded to show us the mixing of ingredients and the final result in photos. This sounds interesting and very sweet with the sugar and the coconut. Up, interesting and will share.

    • radhikasree profile imageAUTHOR

      Radhika Sreekanth 

      5 years ago from Mumbai,India

      Hi Thelma,

      Thank you for the engaging comment. All the best for trying this recipe and thank you for the votes and share.

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      Thelma Alberts 

      5 years ago from Germany

      Sounds yummy and easy to make. I´ll give it a try. Thanks for sharing. Voted up and shared.

    • radhikasree profile imageAUTHOR

      Radhika Sreekanth 

      5 years ago from Mumbai,India

      Thanks Ruby for such a wonderful comment. Glad to hear that you would try it.

    • radhikasree profile imageAUTHOR

      Radhika Sreekanth 

      5 years ago from Mumbai,India

      @wqaindia - thanks for reading and for commenting. Wish you all the best and thanks for the vote too.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Your recipe looks and sounds delicious, also easy to make. I will try it. Thank you for sharing....

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      Ashok Goyal 

      5 years ago from 448 Dalima Vihar Rajpura 140401 Punjab India

      My wife read the whole recipe with curosity. Will give it a try. Voted up

    • radhikasree profile imageAUTHOR

      Radhika Sreekanth 

      5 years ago from Mumbai,India

      Hi shampa,

      Yes, it's a very easy recipe of seven cup ingredients. Glad to hear that you would try it and all the best for that. Thanks for the votes and share.

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      Shampa Sadhya 

      5 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

      Voted up and useful!

      A very easy recipe. I will definitely give it a try because I am very fond of sweets. The name of the dessert is quite interesting. Sharing and pinning!

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