Cantaloupe / Muskmelon cake

Cantaloupe / Muskmelon cake

A cake with musk melon puree. Musk melon have a orange coloured flesh and its high in dietary fiber. It is a perfect summer drink. Here I have used its puree to bake a cake. This cake is very moist and flavorful with melon taste.

Cantaloupe / Muskmelon cake with frosting

Cantaloupe / Muskmelon cake with frosting

Ingredients:

  • All purpose flour / Maida – 1 ½ cup
  • Baking powder – 2 tsp
  • Powdered sugar – 1 cup
  • Salt – a pinch
  • Vanilla essence – 1 tsp
  • Muskmelon puree – 1 cup
  • Egg – 2 nos
  • Butter – 1 cup

Preparation:

  • Take ¼ of the muskmelon and blend without water, for puree and keep aside.
  • Sieve flour along with the baking powder. Keep aside. Sieve powdered sugar and keep aside.
  • Beat butter and sugar, till fluffy. Pour in the vanilla essence, muskmelon puree and salt, beat well.
  • Add the eggs one by one and beat well till they are fluffy.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree C.
  • Add the flour little by little and stir in gently. Don’t over beat.
  • Grease the baking tray and pour in the batter.
  • Bake it for about 10 mins at 180 degree C.
  • Remove from the oven and let it cool.

 

For frosting

Ingredients:

  • Butter – 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar – 3 cup
  • Vanilla essence – 2 tsp
  • Cantaloupe / Muskmelon puree – 3 tbsp
  • Cantaloupe slices – for topping

Preparation:

  • Bring the butter to room temperature, put the butter, sugar in a bowl and beat them well in high speed for 5 mins.
  • Put the vanilla essence and cantaloupe puree and stir in with the butter.
  • Keep in refrigerator for few mins.
  • When the cake is cooled, spread the frosting on the cake.
  • Cut the cake into slices and top it with cantaloupe slices and serve them.

6 Responses »

Leave a Reply