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Thursday, September 9, 2010
Eggless Mango Chocolate Cake,Eid Delicacy 2
I don't dislike eggs ,but its good to experiment without them every once in a while to create a lighter calorie baked goodies.Also,for those with egg allergies(like my mom ) and on restricted diets this(and the previous) eggless bake wouldn't be a let down.
Talk about the star ingredient in the cake - the mangoes.The mango puree not just replaces the eggs but also adds to the sweetness of the cake.The fresh mango slices in every bite would make the cake a true mango indulgence.And of course the chocolaty touch with 100% cocoa powder cannot be substituted with any other ingredient.
Recipe Eggless Mango Chocolate Cake
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup 100% cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder(alum free)
1/3 cup agave nectar or 1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup mango puree unsweetened
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup reduced fat milk
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 ripe mangoes,sliced lengthwise
Preheat oven to 350ºF and adjust oven rack to middle .Lightly grease and line a 8x8 inch round pan with parchment paper.Arrange in the pan,the fresh mango sliced in a flower pattern.
Sift all the dry ingredients in large mixing bowl,also mix in the chocolate chips.In another mixing bowl whisk together oil,milk,mango puree,vanilla and sugar.
Now combine wet and dry mixtures. Pour in the prepared cake pan and set in the oven for 30-35 minutes until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Cool cake for 30 minutes and flip on to a plate.Peel off the parchment,slice and serve.Can be refrigerated for a week.
Hard to believe the cherished month of Ramadan is ending soon.Eid marks the celebration of recharged faith.Sweet delicacies of all kinds adorn the eid feasts,the cake would be such a pleasant addition.
Farewell to Ramadan and mangoes......
Eid Mubarak !