Wholewheat Cake -Go healthy

wholewheat cake

I was little apprehensive before baking this cake because I made this in large quantity and if in any case it didn’t came out well, lot will be wasted. But it came out wonderfully moist and tasty too.  It is a good option for mothers who want to pack healthy in kid’s  lunch box.

wholewheat cake

Next time I will try making a layer cake with this recipe.

If your kids or other family members love cakes or other desserts but you know all were made using  plain flour then you can bake a cake for them by replacing  plain flour with whole-wheat flour.  I promise it  won’t alter the taste at all.  The only change you will notice would be color, that too taken care of by adding little chocolate.

wholewheat cake

Recipe adapted by Neeru Gupta cooks.Ndtv 


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup jaggery or Gur ki shakkar (I replaced it normal grinded sugar)
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp almond essence
  • 1/2 cup walnuts-chopped and dusted with flour


Preheat the oven at 180 degree C. Grease an  8′ tin with butter. Place the flour, sugar, baking powder, oil and eggs in a bowl and beat well.Add the water and almond essence. Beat till smooth. Mix in the walnuts. Place the mixture into the tin and bake in the pre-heated oven for 35-40 minutes or till a knife pierced in comes out clean.

wholewheat cake


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