Dec 22, 2013

Pressure Cooker Cake / Eggless Vanilla Milk Cake / One Bowl Vanilla Cake / Pressure Cooker Vanilla Cake



As soon as i posted my microwave cake recipe, i got tons and tons of request from you all to post cooker cake. I was not scared to try it, because I have made a cakes in cooker before..It was years back when i dont own a oven. I learned the trick from my perimma, she told me to put sand in the bottom of the cooker and bake cakes in it. This way the sand heats up and acts as a oven.

 

Actually i baked lots and lots of cakes using pressure cooker before, therefore i dedicated a separate pressure cooker for it. I left the cooker in my mom's place. As i got lots of request from my readers i took the cooker from my mom place and baked a cake instantly.


Now coming to the recipe. This is a simple cake recipe. You need only a bowl and a wooden spoon or electric beater. This cake is so spongy and taste yummy. I added some chocolate chips for extra taste, you could add some tutti fruity too..So try this for christmas and let me know how it turns out for you..




REFER THIS POST FOR PRESSURE COOKER BAKING

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 45 to 50 mins
Serves - 10

Ingredients:

All Purpose Flour / Maida - 11/2 cup / 180 grams
Sugar - 1 cup / 200 grams
Baking Soda - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Milk - 1 cup / 250 ml
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Butter - 1/4 cup melted / 50 grams 
Chocolate Chips - 3 tblspn optional

Method:

Place a pressure cooker on stove, place a separator on the bottom of cooker and heat it on high heat. Dont use gasket on the lid, cover it. Heat it for 10 mins or so. Dont use whislte.

Brush a baking tin with oil and dust it with flour. Tap off the excess and set aside till use.

Now make the batter. Take all the ingredients given in the list except chocolate chips in a mixing bowl. Use a electric beater to mix the batter untill it is smooth.

Pour this batter into the tin, sprinkle some chocolate chips on top.

Use a pot holder and place the cake tin carefully into the center of pressure cooker.

Cover it and simmer the heat. Cook on a low heat for 45 to 50 mins.

When it is done. Open the pressure cooker and use a tooth pick to check whether the cake is done. If the tooth pick comes out clean then the cake is done.

Remove it from the cooker carefully and cool it down completely.

Invert the cake pan on a place, slice and serve.

Pictorial:
Heat a pressure cooker


Place a separator in the bottom of cooker


Remove the gasket


Cover the cooker and heat it for 10 mins or so


Dont use Whistle


Take all your ingredients


Spray oil in a cake pan and dust it with flour
Take a mixing bowl


Add flour and sugar


Add baking soda


Add salt


Add melted butter


Add some vanilla


Now pour in some milk


Pour it


Use a hand blender


Beat it till it is mixed


Batter made


Pour the batter into the tin


Sprinkle some chocolate chips


Use a pot holder to place the cake pan inside


When it is properly placed in the middle of cooker


Cover it up


Lower the heat to the simmer


Bake till done


Remove and allow it to cool


Invert the cake


Slice


Look how spongy it is


Enjoy

86 comments:

  1. Hi arathi,
    I want to try this as I dont have oven. Please tell me how much time I need to bakethe cake in cooker I mean how to know its done.

    thanks arathi

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  2. @manjulaYou need to bake the cake for 40 to 45 mins. And insert a toothpick in the cake and if it comes out clean then the cake is done

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  3. Hi aarthi,
    Thanx a lot for your presure cooker cake recipe. I will try as soon as possible. I have a question, can i bake anything other than cake in the cooker? please let me know.

    thanx again

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  4. @Anonymousu could make cookie too i think, but haven't tried it so far

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  5. I have been doing pressure cooker baking for quite a long time. I have tried almost all Ur cakes in my cooker. N all d cakes have come out really well. I don't have the kin of mold you have used. do u know from where can i buy those? Ur blog s just mind blowing!!!

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  6. @Anonymous I bought it in my super market, you could get it in online shops.

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  7. Is there water in pressure cooker???

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  8. @AnonymousGasket is a rubber tube which goes around the lid of the cooker..

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  9. @lalithaNo i didn't put sand in the cooker

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  10. Hi, ur reciepies are juz mind blowing...and also itz very easy to cook @hme...frm dis reciepe i have a doubt that aftr bakin the cake will the pressure cooker becum useless..??..bcoz we are nt fillin any water so it will becum black right??
    Actually m a student juz started with cooking so i dont knw...

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  11. @AnonymousI have mentioned that in the post itself. The pressure cooker wont get too black, but it is still usable.

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  12. I tried this and the cake turned out well.It actually got done in 30mnts.Spongy and tasty.If I bake this in the oven how many mnts should I leave it for?
    Thanks a lot.

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  13. Hi arathi.. can we make all oven recipes in this way.

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  14. Hi aarthi ur recipes r vry gud. I have a doubt in this. U have mentioned 11/2 cups flour that is 180 gm and 1 cup sugar that is 200 gm...i cudnt understand...pls clarify

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  15. @AnonymousU can make many uncomplicated cake recipes in it.not all oven recipes like chicken or pizzas

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  16. @Anonymousbecause flour weighs different and sugar weighs different in grams because of the weight difference

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  17. Can I use any baking tray or should it be the one shown.

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  18. Thanks lot, i tried this cake for hubbys b'day, he loved it. How can make Egg-less Chocolate cake in Cooker, plz explain, waiting for your reply.
    Thanks

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  19. @AnonymousTake my chocolate cake recipe and follow the same instructions

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  20. ur recipes r too good bt kindly tel me about cakes which make in mirco or cooker.
    my cake spunch ever some hard or some time stil liquidy in cooker.not proprly baked.
    what should i do. plzzzzzzzzzzzzz tel me

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  21. @AnonymousU have to keep on cooking till it cooks. cooker cake takes longer time than microwave or oven cakes

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  22. can i use a cooker plate for seperator

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  23. Thxx for d recipe. I'll try it.

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  24. Thxx fr the recipe.

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  25. Hi aarthi!can I try all cake recipes in cooker

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  26. I love baking but don't have oven. I started baking with cooker and want to try diff recipes .. thanx for making a cake so easy.. i wanna ask u something for cream cake. How much time it will b take to beat cream ??

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  27. Hi..
    Can we pour in some sugar syrup to make it even more softer,if then how much..

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  28. @Anonymousif u want u can..just a little would do..

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  29. How to make this cake with egg?

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  30. Hi, I made this cake taste was good but bit hard and edges were too hard to cut I mistakenly added baking powder instead of baking soda is that the fault.one more doubt for cake tin whether it should aluminium

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  31. can i add egg pls reply

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  32. @AnonymousYes u can use, then reduce the milk amount.

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  33. hie
    me too doing the pressure cooker baking for a long tym now, nd tried allmost all your cakes in cooker only, nd each of it is coming out really really well,
    had tries your cookies too and it was also a hit, i ve tried custard cookies.

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  34. Forgot to oil the tray.....how to take it out..plz help

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  35. @AnonymousSorry it is difficult to take, you can slice it from the tray it self

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  36. @Kavipriya Moorthycheck this out

    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/2014/03/meet-my-ovens-ovens-which-i-use-best.html

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  37. Can I use a ceramic vessel as inner pot

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  38. Hi Aarthi... Thanks for the recipe... Its awesome. Can I use baking powder instead of baking soda..pls let me know

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  39. @Malarno u have to use baking soda. baking powder will affect the texture of the cakes

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  40. I don't hv alumni cooker.. can I use stainless steel??

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  41. @Anonymousyes u can use, but dont use nonstick.

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  42. hello mam, can i bake this cake on induction (hot plate)if yes ,then how much time required for baking and also temperature??

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  43. Hi Aarthi,

    I must say u are the one who really motivated me to cook ! This is was the first receipe i ever tried on my own and it tasted amazing.My Little cousin has become a fan of this cake.

    I have made this twice so far but however both the times the cake fully dint come out of the pan.It broke in the middle and the remaining stayed at the bottom.And one more doubt is am little confused with the measurements as am new to cooking.Can i use the same cup for measuring flour and sugar? Say i measure 1 1/2 cup maida in a cup and use the same cup for measuring 1 cup of sugar.Will that work?

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  44. @Anonymousfirst you need measuring cups for baking. My 1 measuring cup hold 240 m. you have to use that measuring cup. And greasing the pan well with oil and dusting it with flour is important.that makes easy unmoulding

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  45. Aarthi instead of chocolate chip cookies can we use chopped badam or cashew nuts ? And can we mix it along with the batter instead of putting it on top of the batter? Will it spoil the mixture ? I have tried this cake before and it was yummy.Only prob was cooking time takes nearly 1 hr or more. Is there something am doing wrong? And what shld be the batter consistency

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  46. @Anonymousyes u can add nuts and mix it into the batter, cooking time will depends on the size of the cooker you use and the size of the pan. so keep cooking till it is done.

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  47. Hi arthi....hope u doing well...i follow almost all of ur recipes...n alwys it cums out hit...wanted to ask can v make cupcakes n muffins in pressure cooker...thnx grt job keep it up...👍

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  48. Hello Arthi

    Thanks for the wonderful recipe. Is it possible to get the brown color?

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  49. Hi arthi. .I don't have a baking pan. Can I pour the cake mixture in a steel vessel and cook in a steel cooker. Will that work?

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  50. @Anonymousyou can bake it in steel vessel. but make sure you line it with foil before baking

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  51. Your recipe looks really simple and the cake looks yummy. Just wanted to ask if I can substitute butter with cooking oil? If yes, how much oil should I add? Thanks in advance.

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  52. Hi akka
    I am great fan of u..
    tnx fr ur all recipes..I just loved it.
    can I use steel vessel as inner pot?
    Do I need to cover it?
    or else I keep it like uncover.
    first time get a gutz to bake akka dats y asking..

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  53. @mymoonyes u can use steel. dont cover it

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  54. Hi Aarthi,

    Just wanted to confirm.

    So there is no need to put sand at the bottom of the oven?

    Also, do we need to buy different measuring cups for sugar and flour?

    You're doing a great job!

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  55. At the bottom of Cooker can we use that Cooker plate which comes with Cooker. Or should use that steel plate itself. I don't have such plate so what to do Pl tell

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  56. Thanks aarthi. I tried it, it was awesome taste. This was My first attempt to cake and came out superb. I was worried because my batter was thin little but it came out perfect. May be I added milk more.

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  57. @Teena Sophia Lopezno need to put sand. And use the regular measuring cups u use for baking

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  58. @AnonymousYou can use cooker plate at the bottom

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  59. Hi Aarthi,

    What size of bundt pan did you use for this recipe?

    Thanks a lot and I love your recipes!
    -Rimzim

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  60. Hi Aarthi I want to know that what is the substitute of vanilla essence?
    Plz answer

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  61. Hi aarthi plz tell me what is the substitute of vanilla essence?

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  62. Hi Aarthi...you blog is jus amazing...step by step pictures help a lot for beginners like me..

    I'm waiting for my morphy OTG..did a try of this pressure cooker vanilla cake...came out pretty well.


    Thanks a lot :)

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  63. Hi Arathi, I have tried your recipes and I love the way you explain in all your recipes..
    This is the first time am going to try pressure cooker cakes..my doubt is, whether we have to use boiled and cooled milk or the milk directly from packet


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  64. Hi Arathi,
    I'm a new commer to ur blog. i have doubt while baking do we need to put salt in cooker. And also should we have to beat it with a electric beat. is it must.

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  65. @Anonymousno need to put salt. no u can use a whisk to beat it

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  66. Can we use electric cooker in place of pressure cooker?

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