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Easy Homemade Lemon – Pistachio Cake Recipe | Best Dessert Recipes

Easy Homemade Lemon – Pistachio Cake Recipe | Best Dessert Recipes. It made from goodness of Suji, this Tea Time eggless cake will blow your mind. Suji cakes are densed compared to regular maida cake and so it’s not expected to rise like regular cakes.

Easy Homemade Lemon - Pistachio Cake Recipe | Best Dessert Recipes
Home made lemon – pistachio cake

Easy Homemade Lemon – Pistachio Cake Recipe | Best Dessert Recipes

Ingredients :

  • 1/3 cup semolina (suji/rava)
  • 70 ml milk (with room temperature)
  • 1/3 cup plain flour (maida)
  • 50 gm butter (with room temperature)
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar (churned & seived white sugar is optional)
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • Little Lemon zest
  • Handful of chopped California Pistachios
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbs icing sugar
  • Couple of drops lime juice

Method :

  • Take a mixing bowl, add 1/3 cup semolina (suji/rava)
  • Add 70 ml milk (with room temperature)
  • Mix it and rest for half an hour to absorb milk
  • Add 1/3 cup plain flour (maida), again mix it (wheat flour optional but cake becomes very dense)
  • Take another mixing bowl, add 50 gm butter (with room temperature)
  • Add 1/3 cup caster sugar (churned & seived white sugar is optional)
  • Beat well with electric beater
  • Add 1 tsp vanilla essence, some lime zest (shred lime & take yellow part for natural lime essense), handful of chopped California Pistachios (Remove some pistachios aside to top on cake), 1/4 tsp baking soda and 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • Then add suji mixture and mix it well with spatula/electric beater
  • Take a baking loaf greased with oil & parchment paper in it
  • Keep the tray in 10 mins preheated oven at 180⁰ and bake it for 30-35 mins (To bake it on stove, preheat steamer for 10-15 min on medium flame along with a stand in it, then place cake tin, cover lid with a cloth and bake for 40-45 min)
  • Once baked rest cake to bring it to room temperature
  • To make glaze, take a bowl
  • Add 2 tbs icing sugar and couple of drops lime juice and mix it (Add gradually and make slurry texture)
  • Take cake on a serving plate
  • Drizzle glaze on it with the help of piping bag
  • Add some pistachios on top
  • Here’s your Deliciously Yummy Pista Lemon Cake ready!!!

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