Its pouring in Mumbai (Finally!). With the onset of monsoons, incessant water logging and all that goes towards making the rains in Mumbai a welcome but a slightly pesky guest, the chances are, you would be at home having taken a day off(Hooray!).
This monsoon with every day you spend time at home, invest some time in trying something new in the kitchen. Good food is after all a reason to live life. Churn out something new and win accolades amongst your friends.
I tried this new fusion recipe to dispel the gloomy weather around. This orange cinamon cake is an invention of mine. Do give it a try and let me know how you feel once you bite into this amazingly light cake.
Orange Cinnamon Cake:
225gm all purpose floor or whole wheat floor
1 teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoon finely grated orange zest
110 gm caster sugar
3 medium eggs, at room temperature
1 tablespoon oil
1/2 cup milk
50 gm butter
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
pinch of salt
Step 1:– Pre heat the oven at 170* C, Sieve the flour and all the dry ingredients together
add orange zest with your dry ingredients. line your cup cake tine with cupcake liners and set
Step 2:– Separate egg white and egg yolk.
Step 3:– Beat the egg white until soft peaks forms, add caster sugar one spoon at a time
Step 4:– Beat egg yolk, butter, oil and vanilla extract until light yellow in color
( Note: Make sure you beat the whites first than yolk and butter for the desire consistency)
Step 5:– Gently mix yolk and our dry ingredients and then mix it with egg white while cutting and folding
in the same direction. Do not over mix it. At last add milk if require. ( Add chocolate chips or
roasted almond flakes if you want )
Step 6:– Transfer the batter into your muffin tray, pop in to the oven for about 20-25 minutes. Insert a
tooth pick if it’s comes out clean, your muffins are done. Dust them with some powdered
VOILA..! your orange cinnamon muffins are ready to eat.
These are my favorite monsoon evening snack with a cup of hot chocolate and my favorite book.
I will come up with more fun and healthy Desserts, Meanwhile you try this recipe and let me know how
you find it.