February 21, 2017

Eggless Zebra Cake (with Whole Wheat Flour)

Zebra Cake is a mixture of both vanilla sponge cake and chocolate cake. The Zebra’s skin like pattern make it very attractive and tempting for both kids and adults alike. Since the pattern itself pleasing, you don’t need additional cream to decorate.

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Recipe Cuisine : International | Recipe Category: Baking
Preparation Time: 15 mins  | Baking Time: 35 mins | Yields: 9 inch cake

Dry Ingredients:

Whole Wheat Flour
1 1/4 cup
Corn Flour
¼ cup
Powdered Sugar
1 ½ cup
Baking Powder
1 ½ tsp
Baking Soda
½ tsp
Coco Powder
2 tbsp
¼ tsp
Wet Ingredients:

1 cup
½ cup
1 tbsp
Vanilla Essence
2 tsp
Luke Warm Water
2 tbsp

Tools Needed:
Small Bowl
Large Bowl
Balloon Whisk
Ladle ( 2-3 tbsp measure)
9 inch cake pan
Flour Sieve

1. Add vinegar with milk and keep it aside. Do not mix them. Leave it for 5 mins.
2. Add coco powder with luke warm water; mix them well and make a smooth paste without lumps. Keep it aside.
3. Sieve wheat flour, corn flour, baking powder and baking soda together for 3 times. Keep it aside.
4. After 5 mins, the milk becomes curdle. Now mix them well with balloon whisk.
5.  Add this curd mixture in a wide bowl. Then add the powdered sugar and salt; mix them well with whisk for 1 min.
6. Now add sieved flour (from 3) 3 tbsp at a time and mix them immediately without lumps. Do this step till all the wheat flour is mixed.
7.  Then add vanilla essence and oil. Mix them gently till the oil mixes with the batter completely.
8. Now divide this batter into two equal parts.
9. Add the coco paste (from 2) with one part of the batter. Mix them well till the coco paste completely mix with the batter.
10. Meanwhile, grease the 9 inch cake pan with oil and dust with flour.
11. First pour 2 tbsp of white (plain) batter at the center of the greased cake pan.
12. Then pour 2 tbsp of coco mixed batter (from 9) on the center of the plain batter. Do not shake the pan, the batter will spread by itself.
13.  Again pour 2 tbsp of plain batter on the center of the coco batter. Do the steps 11-13 till the end of the batter.
14. Preheat the oven for 200 degree Celsius.
15. Bake the cake at 180 degree Celsius for 35- 45 mins or the inserted tooth pick comes out clean.
16. Allow it to cool down completely and take it out from the pan. Again cool it over the wire rack.
17. Then cut them into small pieces and enjoy with hot Masala Tea.

1.  You can get powdered sugar by grinding 1 ¼ cup of granulated sugar using dry mixie jar.
2. You can use 1 cup of curd instead of milk and vinegar.
3. You can pour even ¼ cup of batter at a time. But with this measurement you will get more number of lines.

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Unknown said...

you rock with this healthy recipe

bindumolleti said...

Thanks for yummy recipe.
Tied it today,but cake was sunk from top,what might be the reason.

bindumolleti said...

Thanks for the healthy and yummg recipe.Tried it today,taste turned yum but cake was sunk from top,what might be the reason. Tia

Kurinji said...

@bindumolleti: because of more liquid (milk or curd).

bindumolleti said...

But i added exactly 1cup milk n 2tbsp vinegar,let me try once again.
Thank you

Mayuri Patel said...

Love the stripes and that you've baked it using wheat flour.

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