Thursday, March 14, 2013

Eggless Lemon Tea & Pistachio Chocolate Cake

I love challenges, especially food challenges, they will definitely pull you to bring out our creativity and obviously your creative mind will dish out many fabulous dishes. Here comes my one creative bake aka cake with lemon tea and pistachio for our this month's Magic Mingle Challenge, when Kalyani announced this combo i never thought that my fellow bloggers who are all part of this challenge will bring out this much varieties foods with these combination. I can guess very much that even Kalyani might be astonished to see the foods they are dishing out.

Coming to this chocolate cake, i quickly prepared this cake for our evening snacks when it was snowing here, lemon tea gives a wonderful aroma to this usual chocolate cake and needless to say about the nuttiness by pistachios in this cake. This cake takes very less time to get ready and they also get vanished very much easily if you have chocolate lovers at home. Recently while doing an another challenge, i came to know that we can add boiling water to the chocolate cake batter to make them soft and moist, i used the same techinic here and replaced the boiling water with boiling lemon tea. If you love citrus bakes, this cake is for you.



1+3/4cup All purpose flour
2cups Sugar
1/2cup Vegetable oil
1cup Yoghurt
1cup Boiling lemon tea waer
2tbsp Flaxseed meal
3/4cup Dutch process cocoa powder
1+1/2tsp Baking soda
1+1/2tsp Baking powder
1tbsp Vanilla essence
1/4tsp Salt
1/2cup Chopped pistachios

Heat the oven to 350F, grease a round pan and keep aside.

Stir together the sugar,flour,cocao powder,baking powder,baking soda,flax seed meal and salt in a bowl.

Meanwhile take together the yoghurt,vegetabke oil an vanilla in an another bowl, make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients.

Gradually add the wet ingredients,boiling lemon tea to the dry ingredients,mix it well.

Fold in gently the chopped pistachios.

Pour the batter to the prepared pan, sprinkle some nuts on the top and bake for 20-25minutes until a skewer inserted comes out clean.

Remove the pan from the oven and let them cool completely.

Cut the cake as you desire and serve with a chocolate sauce or dust the cake with confectioner's sugar.


42 comments:

  1. Wow super aks... loved the eggless version... oh but u added yogurt...will replace with something... bakery onnu start pannunga aks naan finance panren:)

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  2. nice click,unusual combo......perfectly made

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  3. Back to form.. kalakurel !
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  4. Beautiful cake aks, i am imagine how flavorful and nutty it must be... wish I was there to share it with you :)

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  5. Cake looks delicious!!! looks super soft and moist!!!
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  6. Priya you have changed your header?
    YEs you are right I too have used hot water for making cakes though I took me ages to believe that it will come out good ;-) The flavour here makes to go crazy..

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  7. i'm just thinking how the flavors would be .... :)

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  8. I am craving to make cakes.... its been yrs snce i baked one .... lovely cake here

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  9. Oooh lala! Gorgeously prepared cake dear! Enakku oru slice please!!! :)

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  10. A lovely cake, with delicious combination!

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  11. lovely combo's :) cake looks delicious and super tempting aks :)

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  12. Love cakes like this and love that drizzle sauce too.

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  13. Aha u r a real baking queen akka.. Looks so good and nice flavors ther... Nice click too :) Lovely header pic too :)

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  15. What a lovely cake. It looks and sounds delicious. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  16. Love all the flavors in this cake, looks very tempting..

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  17. Wow!!!cake pakkavae supera irukku...ennaku oru picee pothum...

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  18. Love it Priya. will definitely try it.

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  19. Can imagine the flavor and taste,beautifully baked.

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  20. A lots of creativity involved in making up this recipe...wondering..how can people think about tea and pista combo..

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  21. omg its awesome dear.. nice click..

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  22. Looks very delicious... And perfect color..

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  23. super flavourful n crunchy cake....

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  24. Looks superb and very tempting cake

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  25. Tea flavor in cake sounds very interesting Priya, that is a wonderful challenge!

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  26. Love this eggless version sis, making me hungry :-)

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  27. Beautifully made - and I am loving the combo.

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  28. That's a beauty, I love pistachios!

    Puja

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  29. superb Priya, stunning and awesome cake

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  30. Yummy cake.. N I liked the cut out portion too... Very cute with a drizzle of chocolate sauce ...

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  31. Amazing Picture. Very creative

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  32. Beautifully made sis..loved the eggless version and nice combo..

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  33. Wow super priya
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  34. Beautiful picture Priya, with the chocolate drizzle.

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  35. vitha vithamaaka kalakkuriingka priya

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  36. Third entry for the event. You rock Priya. And the cake looks awesome...

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