Sunday, May 17, 2015

Fruits & Nuts Mango Cake with Homemade Yellow Cake mix

Its been a while i posted fruits loaded cake, especially with mango. Since i want to finish some leftover mango pulp, i baked this beautiful cake with loads of fruits and nuts. Actually am running this week's blogging marathon with an interesting theme 'Readymade Produce - make at home'. Earlier, actually before blogging, i will always go for store bought cake mix, as they were quite easy to whisk and bake the cake.Then later, once i came to know more about baking cakes at home, i have completely dropped buying those ready-made products even though they are easily available.. Its always good to make cake mix at home by ourselves rite, we know what we have put in our cake batter, hence we can feed our family easily with our own bakes.

Fruits & Nuts mango cake

Actually today i want to share a simple, quick and easy home-made product which is easily available in stores. Yellow cake mix, this cake mix goes for simple ingredients which is quite easily available in our pantries. I simply prepared a medium sized box of this yellow cake mix at home and baked this nuts and fruits loaded mango cake. You can still use this cake mix to make the usual yellow cake which is definitely an easiest cake to bake.Stay tuned, i will be sharing two more interesting home-made products available easily in provisional stores.Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#52.

Homemade Yellow cake mix

Recipe Source: here
4cups All-purpose flour
3cups Sugar
2 tbsp Baking powder
1cup Non-fat dry milk

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and non-fat dry milk.

Store in an airtight container or in a ziploc bag.

Stay good for months.

Fruits & nuts Mango Pound Cake

2cups Yellow Cake mix
3nos Eggs
1cup Mango puree
1/4tsp Salt
1cup Sunflower oil
1tsp Vanilla extract
1/4cup Nuts (cashews,almonds & walnuts)
1/4cup Dry fruits(raisins,cherries,apricots and dates)

Preheat the oven to 350F, grease a loaf pan..

Beat the egg and oil together until they turn slightly pale, add the mango purée,vanilla and beat again well.

Mix the wet ingredients to the yellow cake mix,fruits and nuts ,the batter will be bit thick in consistency,spread the batter in a prepared loaf pan.

Bake for 30-40minutes in middle rack until a skewer inserted comes out clean..

Let the cake cools completely and slice it.

Fruits & Nuts Mango Pound Cake


  1. such a beautiful deep yellow color for that cake... so lovely...

  2. I love the texture of your cake, I also make cakes from scratch and I guess making the mix before hand will come in handy. Nice recipe. Jayanthi(

  3. Very interesting cake mix Priya..will surely want to try my hands on this!

  4. Homemade cake mix makes baking a cake super easy. Useful post.

  5. Interesting to make a cake mix at home. And the cake looks super moist.

  6. Love your homemade cake mix recipe Priya. It is a great idea for gifting too. Bookmarked!!

  7. The cake looks so colorful and sounds yummy. That cake mix definitely comes handy.

  8. Such a vibrant colorful looking cake .Awesome cake mix...

  9. Mango cake is just perfect for the season...lovely color.

  10. what a great idea. I too haven't bought cake mix since I was in high school this is great idea to have a ready made mix at home you do yourself

  11. Wow the cake mix is such a handy one to have. The cake looks very fluffy and moist.

  12. Lovely idea to have cake mix :) I am sure having some in the pantry will come in handy when in a rush.


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