Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Mango cake with Passion fruit sauce

The King of fruits 

In India Summer season is synonymous with mangoes. Everyone cherishes some  special childhood memory with Summer season and mangoes!!!






I remember huge cartons coming from my granny's mango orchards and we kids competing who could eat maximum number of mangoes!!

The fruit is in abundance at this time of the year and the season would be incomplete  had I not made even one cake with this lovely fruit though there are plenty of options!! 






This Mango cake is a delicious coffee cake.It has walnuts which go very well with mangoes and give that required crunch to otherwise light and spongy cake.It pairs very well with the passion fruit sauce and adds nice citrus y punch to this indulgent cake.








Mango Cake


Ingredients


220 gms                 flour

350 gms                 sugar
1 1/2 tsp                baking powder
1/2 tsp                   baking soda
115 gms                 butter
2                            eggs
500 gms                chopped mangoes
1/2 tsp                   nutmeg
1 tsp                      vanilla
75 gms                   roughly chopped walnuts 
250 ml                   sour cream - if unavailable add a few drops of lemon juice to cold
                             milk and let it stand for a couple of minutes.


Passion fruit puree


250 ml                  passion fruit puree

75 gms                 sugar
60 ml                    water


 Preheat the oven to 160°C.Thoroughly grease a 9” (23 cm) bundt pan and dust it with flour.Set aside.


In a medium bowl beat the eggs,sugar and butter till light and fluffy. In another bowl sieve together flour,baking powder and baking soda.Add these dry ingredients to the egg butter mixture .Fold in sour cream. Add mango pieces and mix again for a minute or two.Fold in walnuts.Pour the batter into the pan and bake for 50-60 minutes.


To make passion fruit puree, cook all the ingredients together on medium heat till desired consistency is achieved. Remember to keep stirring !!













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  3. How decadent this cake sounds, just the line-up of the mango and passion fruit makes it sound so exotic.
    Lovely looking recipe, thanks for sharing.

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