Bottle Gourd Chocolate Cake With Whole Wheat

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A Bottle gourd chocolate cake is a perfect way to sneak in vegetables to the little one's favourite cake. It has a very moist crumb and is deeply chocolaty in taste. No one will ever guess the presence of gourd until you spill the beans.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Bakery
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 6


  • 1 cup Bottle Gourd or lauki fresh lauki grated
  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 4 tsp Cocoa Powder unsweetened
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Eggs
  • 1/4 cup Oil canola or any odourless
  • 3/4 cup Thick Curd to1
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract


  • In a big bowl, Whisk together sugar, egg and oil. Add the Vanilla extract
  • In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda and cocoa powder. Add this in batches to the egg mixture and mix vigorously.
  • Tip in the grated bottle gourd and mix.
  • Lastly, add the curd. The quantity of the curd used here will depend on the water content of the bottle gourd. The batter in the end should be thick but loose. It will not be runny or of dropping consistency
  • Pour the batter in a desired cake pan and bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for forty minutes or till a skewer comes out clean.
  • Cool completely .Optionally you can garnish the cake with chocolate sauce or ganache and other sprinkles.

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Priya Arora
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