Custard Powder Cake Recipe - Eggless Loaf Cake Recipes with step wise pictures.
This delicious eggless cake which is not only easy to make but is so moist and soft. The cake has custard powder as an egg substitute and it add a nice texture and kids will love it for sure.
About Custard Powder Cake Recipe
I love baking loaf cake more than anything else. Not only because it is easy to make, but it makes a great thing to have as morning breakfast. I am not a big morning person, but i like to enjoy a warm slice of cake in the morning along with a cup of tea, coffee or in my case a cup of green tea.
Loaf cakes are always baked in a loaf pan, whereas other square or round tins are used for other cakes. Even though both cakes and loaf cakes contain similar ingredients, the proportions of flour, fat, sugar, and mixing methods differ and affect the final product.
Loaf cakes are also known as pound cakes because they were
traditionally made with one pound of each of the following ingredients: butter, eggs, flour, and sugar. This cake is made with five ingredients, as I've added some vanilla extract for wonderful flavour.
Ingredients for Custard Powder Loaf Cake Recipe
Custard Powder is a flavoured thickening agent used to make desserts. It is made up of cornflour, table salt, annatto (derived from the achiote tree), and flavouring agents. Vanilla is one of the most commonly used flavourings in Custard Powder. Custard Powder typically has a yellowish tint.
Baking powder is used in baked goods to increase volume and lighten the texture. It works by releasing carbon dioxide gas into a batter or dough via an acid-base reaction, which causes bubbles in the wet mixture to expand and leaven the mixture.
Vanilla extract is always added to desserts because it adds flavour chemically and also brings out the flavours of other ingredients in the mixture.
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.
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Custard Powder Cake Recipe
- All Purpose flour / Maida - 1 ½ cup 180 grams
- Custard Powder - ½ cup
- Sugar - ¾ cup 150 grams
- Baking powder - 1 ½ tsp
- Vanilla Extract - 1 tsp
- Milk - 1 ½ cup 360 ml
- Butter - 100 grams ½ cup
MY 1 CUP MEASURES 240 ML
- Preheat oven to 180 degree C. LIne a loaf pan with parchment paper.
- Mix flour, custard powder, baking powder and sugar in a bowl and mix well.
- In another bowl. Take butter, vanilla and milk. Mix well.
- Pour this over the dry ingredients and fold gently.
- Spoon this into the parchment lined baking pan and bake for 40 to 45 mins.
- Remove and cool completely.
Custard Powder Cake Recipe Step by Step Pictures
1)Take flour in a bowl
2)Add custard powder
4)Add baking powder
6)I transferred to a bowl for easy mixing
7)Take soft butter in a bowl
8)Add in vanilla
11)Pour this into the dry ingredients
13)Line a loaf pan with parchment paper.
14)Spoon batter into the pan
15)Bake till done
16)Remove and cool completely. Slice and serve.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is it called loaf?
The modern English word loaf is derived from the Old English word hlaf, which is derived from the Proto-Germanic *khlaibuz.
Why is custard powder used in cakes?
With its characteristic flavour, custard powder is often used as a raw material to overwhelm the fishy taste of eggs in some cakes and create a delicious, attractive flavour. - Mix into flour: Custard custard is often mixed with ingredients to make cakes of some cakes such as banana bread, chips, cakes, bread or egg.